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Voice, Silence, and Self Negotiations of Buraku Identity in Contemporary Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674088405, Harvard University Press, November 2015
200 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The Burakumin. Stigmatized throughout Japanese history as an outcaste group, their identity is still "risky", their social presence mostly silent, and their experience marginalized in public discourse. They are contemporary Japan's largest minority g...
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£28,95
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Violence All Around
ISBN: HB: 9780674057692, Harvard University Press, May 2015
300 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
A human rights lawyer travels to hot zones around the globe, before and after the September 11 attacks, to document abuses committed by warlords, terrorist groups, and government counterterrorism forces. Whether reporting on al Qaeda safe houses, the...
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Vanishing into Things Knowledge in Chinese Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9780674335912, Harvard University Press, April 2015
304 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
"Vanishing into Things" explores the concept of knowledge in Chinese thought over two millennia, from Confucius to Wang Yangming (ca. 1500 CE), and compares the different philosophical imperatives that have driven Chinese and Western thought. Challen...
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Visitor Andre Palmeiro and the Jesuits in Asia
ISBN: HB: 9780674416680, Harvard University Press, September 2014
312 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 21 halftones, 2 maps
In an age when few people ventured beyond their place of birth, Andre Palmeiro left Portugal on a journey to the far side of the world. Bearing the title "Father Visitor", he was entrusted with the daunting task of inspecting Jesuit missions spanning...
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Virtues of Thought Essays on Plato and Aristotle
ISBN: HB: 9780674730809, Harvard University Press, March 2014
336 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Virtues of Thought" is an excursion through interconnecting philosophical topics in Plato and Aristotle, under the expert guidance of Aryeh Kosman. Exploring what these two foundational figures have to say about the nature of human awareness and und...
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£39,95
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Viewing the Morea Land People in the Late Medieval Peloponnese
ISBN: HB: 9780884023906, Harvard University Press, May 2013
504 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm, 10 maps, 4 tables, 65 halftones, 131 colour illus.
The fourteen essays in "Viewing the Morea" focus on the late medieval Morea (Peloponnese), beginning with the bold attempt of Western knights to establish a kingdom on foreign soil. Reinserted into this tale of Crusader foundation are the large numbe...
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£61,95
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Vulgate Bible, Volume VI: The New Testament Douay-Rheims Translation
ISBN: HB: 9780674996700, Harvard University Press, May 2013
1584 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
This volume completes the six-volume Vulgate Bible. Compiled and translated in large part by Saint Jerome at the turn of the fifth century CE, the Vulgate Bible permeated the Western Christian tradition through the twentieth century. It influenced l...
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£27,95
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Varieties of Secularism in a Secular Age
ISBN: PB: 9780674072411, Harvard University Press, March 2013
352 pp., 23.6x16.3 cm
"What does it mean to say that we live in a secular age?" This apparently simple question opens into the massive, provocative, and complex "A Secular Age", where Charles Taylor positions secularism as a defining feature of the modern world, not the m...
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Vulgate Bible, Volume V: The Minor Prophetical Books and Maccabees Douay-Rheims Translation
ISBN: HB: 9780674066359, Harvard University Press, November 2012
672 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
This is the fifth volume of a projected six-volume Vulgate Bible. Compiled and translated in large part by Saint Jerome at the turn of the fifth century CE, the Vulgate Bible permeated the Western Christian tradition through the twentieth century. I...
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Vulgate Bible, Volume IV: The Major Prophetical Books Douay-Rheims Translation
ISBN: HB: 9780674996694, Harvard University Press, May 2012
1168 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
This is the fourth volume of a projected six-volume Vulgate Bible. Compiled and translated in large part by Saint Jerome at the turn of the fifth century CE, the Vulgate Bible permeated the Western Christian tradition through the twentieth century. I...
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