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Young Professional's Survival Guide From Cab Fares to Moral Snares
ISBN: PB: 9780674970816, Harvard University Press, October 2016
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Imagine yourself in your new job, doing your best to make a good impression – and your boss asks you to do something that doesn't feel right, like fudge a sales report, or lie to a customer. You have no idea how to handle the situation, and your boss...
Young China National Rejuvenation and the Bildungsroman, 1900-1959
ISBN: HB: 9780674088399, Harvard University Press, December 2015
330 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The rise of youth is among the most dramatic stories of modern China. Since the last years of the Qing dynasty, youth has been made a new agent of history in Chinese intellectuals' visions of national rejuvenation through such tremendously popular no...
Yellow River The Problem of Water in Modern China
ISBN: HB: 9780674058248, Harvard University Press, February 2015
330 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 23 halftones, 11 maps, 2 graphs, 3 tables
Flowing through the heart of the North China Plain – home to 200 million people – the Yellow River sustains one of China's core regions. Yet this vital water supply has become highly vulnerable in recent decades, with potentially serious repercussion...
ISBN: HB: 9780674724822, Harvard University Press, November 2013
576 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
The twelfth-century Latin beast epic Ysengrimus is one of the great comic masterpieces of the Middle Ages. This long poem, composed in what is today Belgium, recounts the relentless persecution of the wolf Ysengrimus by his archenemy Reynard the fox,...
Yellowstone's Wildlike in Translation
ISBN: HB: 9780674073180, Harvard University Press, April 2013
368 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 1 map, 31 halftones, 8 line illus.
"As a people and nation, we consistently invest in Yellowstone science, as the wildlife populations wax and wane and as the climate changes, migrations are allowed or prevented, wolves are eliminated and restored, and invasive species of animals and...
Your Spirits Walk Beside Us The Politics of Black Religion
ISBN: PB: 9780674066274, Harvard University Press, October 2012
368 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Even before the emergence of the civil rights movement with black churches at its center, African American religion and progressive politics were assumed to be inextricably intertwined. In her revelatory book, Barbara Dianne Savage counters this assu...
Your Britain Media and the Making of the Labour Party
ISBN: HB: 9780674050020, Harvard University Press, May 2010
272 pp., 23.8x15.8 cm, 1 table, 22 halftones
In the early twentieth century, new mass media – popular newspapers, radio, film – exploded at the same time that millions of Britons received the vote in the franchise expansions of 1918 and 1928. The growing centrality of the commercial media to de...
Youth in the Fatherless Land War Pedagogy, Nationalism, and Authority in Germany, 1914-1918
ISBN: HB: 9780674049833, Harvard University Press, April 2010
344 pp., 23.8x15.8 cm, 2 tables, 3 charts, 10 halftones
The first comprehensive history of German youth in the First World War, this book investigates the dawn of the great era of mobilizing teenagers and schoolchildren for experiments in state building and extreme political movements like fascism and com...
Young Minds in Social Worlds Experience, Meaning, and Memory
ISBN: PB: 9780674034860, Harvard University Press, March 2010
330 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 4 tables, 5 illus.
Katherine Nelson re-centers developmental psychology with a revived emphasis on development and change, rather than foundations and continuity. She argues that children be seen not as scientists but as members of a community of minds, striving not on...