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Urban Legends The South Bronx in Representation and Ruin
ISBN: HB: 9780674238077, Harvard University Press, July 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 32 Photos
For decades, the South Bronx was America's "inner city". Synonymous with civic neglect, crime, and metropolitan decay, the Bronx became the preeminent symbol used to proclaim the failings of urban places and the communities of color who lived in them...
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Undocumented Lives The Untold Story of Mexican Migration
ISBN: PB: 9780674244832, ISBN: HB: 9780674737037, Harvard University Press, May 2020
336 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 6 photos, 5 maps, 3 graphs, 3 tables
In the 1970s the Mexican government acted to alleviate rural unemployment by supporting the migration of able-bodied men. Millions crossed into the United States to find work that would help them survive as well as sustain their families in Mexico. T...
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Unreal Houses Character, Gender, and Genealogy in the "Tale of Genji"
ISBN: HB: 9780674244436, Harvard University Press, April 2020
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 illus.
"The Tale of Genji" (ca. 1008), by noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu, is known for its sophisticated renderings of fictional characters' minds and its critical perspectives on the lives of the aristocracy of eleventh-century Japan. "Unreal Houses" radicall...
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Unbound How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do about It
ISBN: HB: 9780674919310, Harvard University Press, October 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 32 illus., 3 tables
Do we have to choose between equality and prosperity? Many think that reducing economic inequality would require such heavy-handed interference with market forces that it would stifle economic growth. Heather Boushey, one of Washington's most influen...
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United States v. Apple Competition in America
ISBN: HB: 9780674972216, Harvard University Press, September 2019
336 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 2 illus.
In 2012 the Department of Justice accused Apple and five book publishers of conspiring to fix ebook prices. The evidence overwhelmingly showed an unadorned price-fixing conspiracy that cost consumers hundreds of millions of dollars. Yet before, durin...
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Urban Commons How Data and Technology Can Rebuild Our Communities
ISBN: HB: 9780674975293, Harvard University Press, December 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo, 1 map, 21 illus., 19 tables
The future of smart cities has arrived, courtesy of citizens and their phones. To prove it, Daniel T. O'Brien explains the transformative insights gleaned from years researching Boston's 311 reporting system, a sophisticated city management tool that...
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Under the Starry Flag How a Band of Irish Americans Joined the Fenian Revolt and Sparked a Crisis over Citizenship
ISBN: HB: 9780674057630, Harvard University Press, October 2018
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 photos
The riveting story of forty Irish Americans who set off to fight for Irish independence, only to be arrested by Queen Victoria's authorities and accused of treason: a tale of idealism and justice with profound implications for future conceptions of c...
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Universe in Creation A New Understanding of the Big Bang and the Emergence of Life
ISBN: HB: 9780674976078, Harvard University Press, May 2018
288 pp., 20.9x13.4 cm, 17 halftones, 4 line illus.
We know the universe has a history, but does it also have a story of self-creation to tell? Yes, in Roy R. Gould's account. He offers a compelling narrative of how the universe – with no instruction other than its own laws – evolved into billions of...
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Unequal Colleges in the Age of Disparity
ISBN: HB: 9780674975712, Harvard University Press, October 2017
380 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 halftone, 62 graphs, 8 tables
For decades, leaders in higher education have voiced their intention to expand college education to include disadvantaged groups. Colleges have embraced and defended public policies that push back against discrimination and make college more affordab...
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Unlikely Partners Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China
ISBN: HB: 9780674971134, Harvard University Press, February 2017
416 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 18 halftones
"Unlikely Partners" recounts the story of how Chinese politicians and intellectuals looked beyond their country's borders for economic guidance at a key crossroads in the nation's tumultuous twentieth century. Julian Gewirtz offers a dramatic tale of...
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