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Teotihuacan The World Beyond the City
ISBN: HB: 9780884024675, Harvard University Press, July 2020
320 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 93 photos, 30 colour photos, 72 illus., 20 tables
Teotihuacan was a city of major importance in the Americas between 1 and 550 CE. As one of only two cities in the New World with a population over one hundred thousand, it developed a network of influence that stretched across Mesoamerica. The size o...
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Theory of System Justification
ISBN: HB: 9780674244658, Harvard University Press, July 2020
352 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 29 illus., 16 tables
Why do we so often defend the very social systems that are responsible for injustice and exploitation? In "A Theory of System Justification", John Jost argues that we are motivated to defend the status quo because doing so serves fundamental psycholo...
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Threat of Dissent A History of Ideological Exclusion and Deportation in the United States
ISBN: HB: 9780674976061, Harvard University Press, July 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 16 photos
Beginning with the Alien Friends Act of 1798, the United States passed laws in the name of national security to bar or expel foreigners based on their beliefs and associations – although these laws sometimes conflict with First Amendment protections...
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Theory of the Gimmick Aesthetic Judgment and Capitalist Form
ISBN: HB: 9780674984547, Harvard University Press, June 2020
384 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 38 photos, 4 illus.
Repulsive and yet strangely attractive, the gimmick is a form that can be found virtually everywhere in capitalism. It comes in many guises: a musical hook, a financial strategy, a striptease, a novel of ideas. Above all, acclaimed theorist Sianne Ng...
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To Live and Defy in LA How Gangsta Rap Changed America
ISBN: HB: 9780674976368, Harvard University Press, February 2020
304 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 18 photos
How is it that gangsta rap – so dystopian that it struck aspiring Brooklyn rapper and future superstar Jay-Z as "over the top" – was born in Los Angeles, the home of Hollywood, surf, and sun? In the Reagan era, hip-hop was understood to be the music...
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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, January 2020
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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Testosterone An Unauthorized Biography
ISBN: HB: 9780674725324, Harvard University Press, October 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 5 illus.
Testosterone is a familiar villain, a ready explanation for innumerable social phenomena, from the stock market crash and the overrepresentation of men in prisons to male dominance in business and politics. It's a lot to pin on a simple molecule. Ye...
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£23,95
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Theology of Liberalism Political Philosophy and the Justice of God
ISBN: HB: 9780674240940, Harvard University Press, October 2019
224 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
We think of modern liberalism as the novel product of a world reinvented on a secular basis after 1945. In "The Theology of Liberalism", one of the country's most important political theorists argues that we could hardly be more wrong. Eric Nelson co...
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Theory of Gardens
ISBN: PB: 9780884024538, Harvard University Press, September 2019
208 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 9 photos
Jean-Marie Morel (1728-1810), a leading French landscape designer and theorist, is now mainly remembered as the author of one of the fundamental eighteenth-century texts in the history of landscape architecture, the "Theorie des jardins" (1776; secon...
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Talk Radio's America How an Industry Took Over a Political Party That Took Over the United States
ISBN: HB: 9780674185012, Harvard University Press, August 2019
368 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
America's long road to the Trump presidency began on August 1, 1988, when, desperate for content to save AM radio, top media executives stumbled on a new format that would turn the political world upside down. They little imagined that in the coming...
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