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Vaikhanasa Mantra Prasna V-VIII (Daivikacatustayam)
ISBN: HB: 9780674245129, Harvard University Press, February 2020
1130 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm
The Vaikhanasas are mentioned in many Vedic texts, and they maintain a close affiliation with the Taittiriya school of the Krsna Yajur Veda. Yet they are Vaisnavas, monotheistic worshipers of Visnu. Generally, Vai?navism is held to be a post-Vedic de...
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Virtue Politics Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780674237551, Harvard University Press, January 2020
784 pp., 23.5x16.1 cm
Convulsed by a civilizational crisis, the great thinkers of the Renaissance set out to reconceive the nature of society. Everywhere they saw problems. Corrupt and reckless tyrants sowing discord and ruling through fear; elites who prized wealth and s...
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Visualizing Taste How Business Changed the Look of What You Eat
ISBN: HB: 9780674983892, Harvard University Press, November 2019
320 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 6 photos, 8 colour photos, 5 illus.
The yellow of margarine, the red of meat, the bright orange of "natural" oranges – we live in the modern world of the senses created by business. Ai Hisano reveals how the food industry capitalized on color, and how the creation of a new visual vocab...
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Virtual Competition The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy
ISBN: PB: 9780674241589, ISBN: HB: 9780674545472, Harvard University Press, November 2019
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 halftones, 3 graphs
Shoppers with Internet access and a bargain-hunting impulse can find a universe of products at their fingertips. In this thought-provoking expose, Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice Stucke invite us to take a harder look at today's app-assisted paradise of di...
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Vatican I The Council and the Making of the Ultramontane Church
ISBN: PB: 9780674241404, ISBN: HB: 9780674979987, Harvard University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 9 photos
The enduring influence of the Catholic Church has many sources – its spiritual and intellectual appeal, missionary achievements, wealth, diplomatic effectiveness, and stable hierarchy. But in the first half of the nineteenth century, the foundations...
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Values at the End of Life The Logic of Palliative Care
ISBN: HB: 9780674545175, Harvard University Press, June 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 illus.
America's health care system was built on the principle that life should be prolonged whenever possible, regardless of the costs. This commitment has often meant that patients spend their last days suffering from heroic interventions that extend thei...
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VC An American History
ISBN: HB: 9780674988002, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 illus., 2 tables
"VC" tells the riveting story of how the industry arose from the United States' long-running orientation toward entrepreneurship. Venture capital has been driven from the start by the pull of outsized returns through a skewed distribution of payoffs...
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Voting as a Rite A History of Elections in Modern China
ISBN: PB: 9780674237223, ISBN: HB: 9780674237216, Harvard University Press, January 2019
316 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 photos, 4 illus., 1 table
For over a century, voting has been a surprisingly common political activity in China. "Voting as a Rite" examines China's experiments with elections from the perspective of intellectual and cultural history. Rather than arguing that such exercises w...
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Virtues and Vices of Speech I Tatti Renaissance Library 87
ISBN: HB: 9780674987500, Harvard University Press, December 2018
400 pp., 21x14 cm
Giovanni Pontano, who adopted the academic sobriquet "Gioviano", was prime minister to several kings of Naples and the most important Neapolitan humanist of the quattrocento. Best known today as a Latin poet, he also composed dialogues depicting the...
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Viruses Agents of Evolutionary Invention
ISBN: HB: 9780674972087, Harvard University Press, June 2017
356 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Viruses are the most abundant biological entities on Earth, and arguably the most successful. They are not technically alive, but – as infectious vehicles of genetic information – they have a remarkable capacity to invade, replicate, and evolve withi...
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