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Challenging the Code Essays on Ukrainian Literature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781932650181, Harvard University Press, June 2018
570 pp., 15.6x23.5 cm
Drawn from a festschrift honoring George G. Grabowicz, the essays in this collection examine central issues in Ukrainian literature and culture with special attention to the comparative and deconstructive approaches that reflect the honoree's own wor...
PB: £23,95
Aesthetic Life Beauty and Art in Modern Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674975163, Harvard University Press, February 2018
280 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 30 colour illus., 5 halftones
This study of modern Japan engages the fields of art history, literature, and cultural studies, seeking to understand how the "beautiful woman" (bijin) emerged as a symbol of Japanese culture during the Meiji period (1868-1912). With origins in the f...
HB: £59,95
After Nature A Politics for the Anthropocene
ISBN: PB: 9780674979864, ISBN: HB: 9780674368224, Harvard University Press, February 2018
296 pp., 13.9x21 cm
Nature no longer exists apart from humanity. Henceforth, the world we will inhabit is the one we have made. Geologists have called this new planetary epoch the Anthropocene, the Age of Humans. The geological strata we are now creating record industri...
PB: £14,95
HB: £23,95
And Again Photographs from the Harvard Forest
ISBN: HB: 9780674980273, Harvard University Press, February 2018
136 pp., 21x25.4 cm, 70 colour illus., 1 halftone
John Hirsch chronicles the research, scientists, and ephemera of the Harvard Forest – a 3,750-acre research forest in Petersham, Massachusetts. Essays by David Foster, Clarisse Hart, and Margot Anne Kelley expand the scope of this photographic explor...
HB: £39,95
Archaeology of Mural Painting at Panamarca, Peru
ISBN: PB: 9780884024248, Harvard University Press, February 2018
352 pp., 19.7x26.7 cm, 14 colour illus., 255 halftones, 67 line illus., 1 map
The archaeological site of Panamarca was once a vibrant center of religious performance and artistic practice within the ancient Moche world. During the seventh and eighth centuries CE, architects and mural painters created lofty temples and broad-wa...
PB: £55,95
ISBN: PB: 9780674980266, Harvard University Press, February 2018
160 pp., 22.9x25.4 cm, 109 colour illus.
This catalogue documents the exhibition "Art of Jazz", a collaborative installation at the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art with one section ("FORM") installed at the Harvard Art Museums. The book explores the intersection o...
PB: £39,95
Austrian Reconstruction and the Collapse of Global Finance, 1921-1931
ISBN: HB: 9780674088924, Harvard University Press, February 2018
480 pp., 15.6x23.5 cm, 20 halftones, 40 graphs, 8 tables
In 1921 Austria became the first interwar European country to experience hyperinflation. The League of Nations, among other actors, stepped in to help reconstruct the economy, but a decade later Austria's largest bank, Credit-Anstalt, collapsed. Hist...
HB: £39,95
Bannermen Tales (Zidishu) Manchu Storytelling and Cultural Hybridity in the Qing Dynasty
ISBN: HB: 9780674975194, Harvard University Press, February 2018
330 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 4 colour illus., 20 halftones, 1 line illustration, 4 tables
"Bannermen Tales" is the first book in English to offer a comprehensive study of zidishu (bannermen tales) – a popular storytelling genre created by the Manchus in early eighteenth-century Beijing. Contextualizing zidishu in Qing dynasty Beijing, thi...
HB: £39,95
Bioinspired Devices Emulating Nature's Assembly and Repair Process
ISBN: HB: 9780674967946, Harvard University Press, February 2018
424 pp., 15.6x23.5 cm, 27 colour illus., 2 halftones, 37 tables
Robotic exoskeletons that allow stroke survivors to regain use of their limbs, 3D-printed replacement body parts, and dozens of other innovations still in schematic design are revolutionizing the treatment of debilitating injuries and nervous system...
HB: £35,95
Carmina Burana, Volume I
ISBN: HB: 9780674660250, Harvard University Press, February 2018
602 pp., 13.3x20.3 cm
"Carmina Burana", literally "Songs from Beuern", is named after the village where the manuscript was found. The songbook consists of nearly 250 poems, on subjects ranging from sex and gambling to crusades and corruption. Compiled in the thirteenth ce...
HB: £19,95