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Voice and Vision A Guide to Writing History and Other Serious Nonfiction
ISBN: PB: 9780674060425, Harvard University Press, May 2011
336 pp., 20.2x13.4 cm
It has become commonplace these days to speak of "unpacking" texts. Voice and Vision is a book about packing that prose in the first place. While history is scholarship, it is also art – that is, literature. And while it has no need to emulate fictio...
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£16,00
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Vulgate Bible, Volume II: The Historical Books: Douay-Rheims Translation, Part A Douay-Rheims Translation
ISBN: HB: 9780674996670, Harvard University Press, May 2011
1168 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
This is the second volume, in two parts, of a projected five-volume set of the complete Vulgate Bible. Compiled and translated in large part by Saint Jerome at the turn of the fifth century CE, the Vulgate Bible was used from the early medieval peri...
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Vulgate Bible, Volume II: The Historical Books: Douay-Rheims Translation, Part B Douay-Rheims Translation
ISBN: HB: 9780674060777, Harvard University Press, May 2011
816 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
This is the second volume, in two parts, of a projected five-volume set of the complete Vulgate Bible. Compiled and translated in large part by Saint Jerome at the turn of the fifth century CE, the Vulgate Bible was used from the early medieval peri...
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Venice's Most Loyal City Civic Identity in Renaissance Brescia
ISBN: HB: 9780674051201, Harvard University Press, November 2010
374 pp., 23.6x16.3 cm, 7 halftones
By the second decade of the fifteenth century Venice had established an empire in Italy extending from its lagoon base to the lakes, mountains, and valleys of the northwestern part of the peninsula. The wealthiest and most populous part of this empir...
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£34,00
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Vulgate Bible, Volume I: The Pentateuch Douay-Rheims Translation
ISBN: HB: 9780674055346, Harvard University Press, November 2010
1200 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"The Vulgate Bible", compiled and translated in large part by Saint Jerome at the turn of the fifth century CE, was used continuously from early medieval times through the twentieth century in the Western Christian (and, later, specifically Catholic)...
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Violent Modernity France in Algeria
ISBN: PB: 9780674053281, Harvard University Press, October 2010
272 pp., 20.6x14 cm
In "Violent Modernity: France in Algeria", Abdelmajid Hannoum examines the advent of political modernity in Algeria and shows how colonial modernity was not only a project imposed by violence but also a violent project in and of itself, involving mas...
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£14,00
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Valuing Children Rethinking the Economics of the Family
ISBN: PB: 9780674047273, Harvard University Press, March 2010
248 pp., 23.1x15.5 cm, 14 tables, 7 illus.
Nancy Folbre challenges the conventional economist's assumption that parents have children for the same reason that they acquire pets – primarily for the pleasure of their company. Children become the workers and taxpayers of the next generation, and...
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£19,00
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Venice from the Ground Up
ISBN: PB: 9780674027527, Harvard University Press, April 2008
384 pp., 22.8x14.8 cm, 110 colour illus., 25 halftones, 10 maps
Venice came to life on spongy mudflats at the edge of the habitable world. Protected in a tidal estuary from barbarian invaders and Byzantine overlords, the fishermen, salt gatherers, and traders who settled there crafted an amphibious way of life un...
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£25,00
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Virtual Life of Film
ISBN: PB: 9780674026988, Harvard University Press, October 2007
216 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm, 18 halftones
As almost (or, truly, virtually) every aspect of making and viewing movies is replaced by digital technologies, even the notion of "watching a film" is fast becoming an anachronism. With the likely disappearance of celluloid film stock as a medium, a...
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Virgil, Volume II: Aeneid, Books 7-12. Appendix Vergiliana Loeb Classical Library 64
ISBN: HB: 9780674995864, Harvard University Press, November 2000
608 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro) was born in 70 BCE near Mantua and was educated at Cremona, Milan and Rome. Slow in speech, shy in manner, thoughtful in mind, weak in health, he went back north for a quiet life. Influenced by the group of poets there...
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£18,00
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