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Military-Entertainment Complex
ISBN: PB: 9780674724983, Harvard University Press, February 2018
266 pp., 13.9x20.9 cm, 71 colour illus., 6 halftones, 2 line illus.
With the rise of drones and computer-controlled weapons, the line between war and video games continues to blur. In this book, the authors trace how the realities of war are deeply inflected by their representation in popular entertainment. War games...
PB: £18,95
Feminist in a Software Lab Difference + Design
ISBN: PB: 9780674728943, Harvard University Press, February 2018
286 pp., 13.9x20.9 cm, 120 colour illus., 7 halftones, 7 line illus.
For over a dozen years, the Vectors lab has experimented with digital scholarship through its online publication, "Vectors", and through Scalar, a multimedia authoring platform. The history of this software lab intersects a much longer tale about com...
PB: £18,95
Art of Reading From Homer to Paul Celan
ISBN: PB: 9780674660199, Harvard University Press, July 2017
375 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
"The Art of Reading" is the first – long overdue – collection of essays by the French classical philologist and humanist Jean Bollack to be published in English. As the scope of the collection demonstrates, Bollack felt at home thinking in depth abou...
PB: £23,95
Cultural Agents Reloaded The Legacy of Antanas Mockus
ISBN: PB: 9780674088559, Harvard University Press, July 2017
380 pp., 17x24.6 cm, 78 halftones, 15 line illus.
"Cultural Agents Reloaded: The Legacy of Antanas Mockus" systematically reflects on the practices and legacy of one exceptional cultural agent, Antanas Mockus, twice Mayor of Bogota, Colombia. His accomplishments bear witness to the potential of crea...
PB: £31,95
Taras Shevchenko A Portrait in Four Sittings
ISBN: HB: 9781932650143, Harvard University Press, July 2017
300 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 24 colour illus.
Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861), whose bicentennial coincided with the momentous events occurring in Ukraine in 2014, is almost universally acclaimed as the father of the modern Ukrainian nation and the icon of its cultural and political resurgence. Des...
HB: £31,95
Against the Jews and the Gentiles: Books I-IV I Tatti Renaissance Library 79
ISBN: HB: 9780674974975, Harvard University Press, July 2017
425 pp., 14x21 cm
Giannozzo Manetti (1396-1459) was a celebrated humanist orator, historian, philosopher, and scholar of the early Renaissance. Son of a wealthy Florentine merchant, he participated actively in the public life of the Florentine republic and embraced th...
HB: £19,95
Bannermen Tales (Zidishu) Manchu Storytelling and Cultural Hybridity in the Qing Dynasty
ISBN: HB: 9780674975194, Harvard University Press, July 2017
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
Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 4: Ennead III, Part 1 I Tatti Renaissance Library 80
ISBN: HB: 9780674974982, Harvard University Press, July 2017
420 pp., 14x21 cm
Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) was the leading Platonic philosopher of the Renaissance and is generally recognized as the greatest authority on ancient Platonism before modern times. Among his greatest accomplishments as a scholar was his 1492 Latin tra...
HB: £19,95
Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Volume 2: Books VI-X I Tatti Renaissance Library 81
ISBN: HB: 9780674975590, Harvard University Press, July 2017
450 pp., 14x21 cm
"Genealogy of the Pagan Gods" by Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) is an ambitious work of humanistic scholarship whose goal is to plunder ancient and medieval literary sources so as to create a massive synthesis of Greek and Roman mythology. The work a...
HB: £19,95