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Twentieth-Century Crusade The Vatican's Battle to Remake Christian Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674983427, Harvard University Press, June 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 photos
After the United States entered World War I and the Russian Revolution exploded, the Vatican felt threatened by forces eager to reorganize the European international order and cast the Church out of the public sphere. In response, the papacy partnere...
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To Shape a New World Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
ISBN: PB: 9780674237834, ISBN: HB: 9780674980754, Harvard University Press, June 2019
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Martin Luther King, Jr., may be America's most revered political figure, commemorated in statues, celebrations, and street names around the world. On the fiftieth anniversary of King's assassination, the man and his activism are as close to public co...
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Thirty-Year Genocide Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924
ISBN: HB: 9780674916456, Harvard University Press, April 2019
636 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 photos, 7 maps, 2 tables
Between 1894 and 1924, three waves of violence swept across Anatolia, targeting the region's Christian minorities, who had previously accounted for 20 percent of the population. By 1924, the Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks had been reduced to 2 perc...
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Two Oldest Veda Manuscripts Facsimile Edition of Vajasaneyi Sa?hita 1-20 (Samhita- and Padapatha) from Nepal and Western Tibet (c. 1150 CE)
ISBN: HB: 9780674988262, Harvard University Press, March 2019
268 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 247 colour photos
This volume offers unexpected insights into the history of the Veda, the earliest texts of South Asia, and their underlying oral transmission. In side-by-side facsimiles, Michael Witzel and Qinyuan Wu present the two oldest known Veda manuscripts, th...
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Thinking Off Your Feet How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674986527, Harvard University Press, December 2018
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 illus.
Many philosophers believe they can gain knowledge about the world from the comfort of their armchairs, simply by reflecting on the nature of things. But how can the mind arrive at substantive knowledge of the world without seeking its input? Michael...
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Time and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780674976931, Harvard University Press, December 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 photos, 5 maps, 5 tables
In this eye-opening book, Paul J. Kosmin explains how the Seleucid Empire's invention of a new kind of time – and the rebellions against this worldview – transformed the way we organize our thoughts about the past, present, and future. In the afterm...
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Treatise on Dharma Murty Classical Library of India 20
ISBN: HB: 9780674277069, Harvard University Press, December 2018
432 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"A Treatise on Dharma", written in the fourth or fifth century, is the finest example of the genre of dharmasastra – texts on religious, civil, and criminal law and the duties of rulers – that informed Indian life for a thousand years. It illuminates...
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Two Works on Trebizond
ISBN: HB: 9780674986626, Harvard University Press, December 2018
320 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm, 2 maps, 3 charts
In 1204, brothers Alexios and David Komnenos became the unwitting founders of the Empire of Trebizond, a successor state to the Byzantine Empire that emerged after Crusaders sacked Constantinople. Trebizond, which stretched along the coast of the Bla...
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This Vast Southern Empire Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy
ISBN: PB: 9780674986770, ISBN: HB: 9780674737259, Harvard University Press, October 2018
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 7 halftones, 3 maps, 3 tables
When the United States emerged as a world power in the years before the Civil War, the men who presided over the nation's triumphant territorial and economic expansion were largely southern slaveholders. As presidents, cabinet officers, and diplomats...
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To See Paris and Die The Soviet Lives of Western Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780674980716, Harvard University Press, October 2018
420 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 photos
The Soviet Union was a notoriously closed society until Stalin's death in 1953. Then, in the mid-1950s, a torrent of Western novels, films, and paintings invaded Soviet streets and homes, acquiring heightened emotional significance. "To See Paris and...
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