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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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£25,00
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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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£21,00
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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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£17,00
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Undocumented Lives The Untold Story of Mexican Migration
ISBN: HB: 9780674737037, Harvard University Press, March 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 7 halftones, 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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£21,00
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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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£28,00
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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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£28,00
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Upriver Journeys Diaspora and Empire in Southern China, 1570-1850
ISBN: HB: 9780674975200, Harvard University Press, February 2017
346 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 11 maps, 1 table
Tracing journeys of Cantonese migrants along the West River and its tributaries, this book describes the circulation of people through one of the world's great river systems between the late sixteenth and mid-nineteenth centuries. Steven B. Miles exa...
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£35,00
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Untold Story of the Talking Book
ISBN: HB: 9780674545441, Harvard University Press, November 2016
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 39 halftones
Histories of the book often move straight from the codex to the digital screen. Left out of that familiar account are nearly 150 years of audio recordings. Recounting the fascinating history of audio-recorded literature, Matthew Rubery traces the pat...
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£21,00
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Uyghur Nation Reform and Revolution on the Russia - China Frontier
ISBN: HB: 9780674660373, Harvard University Press, April 2016
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 15 halftones, 2 maps
The meeting of the Russian and Qing empires in the nineteenth century had dramatic consequences for Central Asia's Muslim communities. Along this frontier, a new political space emerged, shaped by competing imperial and spiritual loyalties, cross-bor...
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Unintended Reformation How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society
ISBN: PB: 9780674088054, ISBN: HB: 9780674045637, Harvard University Press, December 2015
592 pp., 23.9x16 cm
In a work that is as much about the present as the past, Brad Gregory identifies the unintended consequences of the Protestant Reformation and traces the way it shaped the modern condition over the course of the following five centuries. A hyperplura...
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