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Varieties of Presence
ISBN: HB: 9780674062146, Harvard University Press, March 2012
192 pp., 23.1x16.3 cm
The world shows up for us – it is present in our thought and perception. But, as Alva Noe contends in his latest exploration of the problem of consciousness, it doesn't show up for free. The world is not simply available; it is achieved rather than g...
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£28,95
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Visionary Journeys Travel Writings from Early Medieval and Nineteenth-Century China
ISBN: HB: 9780674062528, Harvard University Press, January 2012
398 pp., 23.1x16.3 cm
This book explores the parallel and yet profoundly different ways of seeing the outside world and engaging with the foreign at two important moments of dislocation in Chinese history, namely, the early medieval period commonly known as the Northern a...
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Vulgate Bible, Volume III: The Poetical Books Douay-Rheims Translation
ISBN: HB: 9780674996687, Harvard University Press, November 2011
1232 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
This is the third volume 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 permeated the Western Christian (and later specificall...
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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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£16,95
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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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£34,95
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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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£14,95
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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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£19,95
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