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When Police Kill
ISBN: PB: 9780674986800, ISBN: HB: 9780674972186, Harvard University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm , 37 graphs, 1 line illustration, 28 tables
Deaths of civilians at the hands of on-duty police are in the national spotlight as never before. How many killings by police occur annually? What circumstances provoke police to shoot to kill? Who dies? The lack of answers to these basic questions p...
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What Works Gender Equality by Design
ISBN: PB: 9780674986565, ISBN: HB: 9780674089037, Harvard University Press, October 2018
320 pp., 21x14 cm , 11 halftones
Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative. But unconscious bias holds us back, and de-biasing people's minds has proven to be difficult and expensive. Diversity training programs have had limited success, and individual effort alone often...
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Wake of the Whale Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic
ISBN: HB: 9780674986374, Harvard University Press, October 2018
352 pp., 23.5x16.2 cm , 51 photos, 3 maps, 2 illus., 4 tables
Despite declining stocks worldwide and increasing health risks, artisanal whaling remains a cultural practice tied to nature's rhythms. "The Wake of the Whale" presents the art, history, and challenge of whaling in the Caribbean and North Atlantic, b...
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Word Embodied The Jeweled Pagoda Mandalas in Japanese Buddhist Art
ISBN: HB: 9780674983861, Harvard University Press, July 2018
300 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm , 90 colour illus.
In this study of the Japanese jeweled pagoda mandalas, Halle O'Neal reveals the entangled realms of sacred body, beauty, and salvation. Much of the previous scholarship on these paintings concentrates on formal analysis and iconographic study of thei...
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We the People Volume 3: The Civil Rights Revolution
ISBN: PB: 9780674983946, Harvard University Press, July 2018
432 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 1 chart
"The Civil Rights Revolution" carries Bruce Ackerman's sweeping reinterpretation of constitutional history into the era beginning with Brown v. Board of Education. From Rosa Parks's courageous defiance, to Martin Luther King's resounding cadences in...
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World Inequality Report 2018
ISBN: PB: 9780674984554, Harvard University Press, June 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 40 tables and 90 graphs
"World Inequality Report 2018" is the most authoritative and up-to-date account of global trends in inequality. Researched, compiled, and written by a team of the world's leading economists of inequality, it presents – with unrivaled clarity and dept...
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£18,00
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What Was Literary Impressionism?
ISBN: HB: 9780674980792, Harvard University Press, May 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 16 halftones
"My task which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel – it is, before all, to make you see. That – and no more, and it is every-thing". So wrote Joseph Conrad in the best-known account of liter...
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World of Empires The Russian Voyage of the Frigate Pallada
ISBN: HB: 9780674976405, Harvard University Press, May 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 22 halftones, 3 maps
Many people are familiar with American Commodore Matthew Perry's expedition to open trade relations with Japan in the early 1850s. Less well known is that on the heels of the Perry squadron followed a Russian expedition secretly on the same mission....
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Writing for Print Publishing and the Making of Textual Authority in Late Imperial China
ISBN: HB: 9780674983830, Harvard University Press, May 2018
264 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 14 halftones, 1 table
This book examines the widespread practice of self-publishing by writers in late imperial China, focusing on the relationships between manuscript tradition and print convention, peer patronage and popular fame, and gift exchange and commercial transa...
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What Is China? Territory, Ethnicity, Culture, and History
ISBN: HB: 9780674737143, Harvard University Press, March 2018
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Ge Zhaoguang, an eminent historian of traditional China and a public intellectual, takes on fundamental questions that shape the domestic and international politics of the world's most populous country and its second largest economy. "What Is China?"...
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