Harvard University Press - Forthcoming Bookshttp://www.hup.harvard.eduPublications from Harvard University Press: Forthcoming Booksen-usCopyright 2018 Harvard University PressContact_HUP@harvard.eduWed, 15 Aug 2018 13:35:26 -0400Slavery and Social Death: A Comparative Study, With a New Prefacehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986909Patterson, Orlando<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986909.jpg"><br /><p><b>Patterson</b> discusses the internal dynamics of slavery in 66 societies over time. These include Greece and Rome, medieval Europe, China, Korea, the Islamic kingdoms, Africa, the Caribbean islands, and the American South. Slavery, he argues, is a single process of recruitment, incorporation on the margin of society, and eventual manumission or death.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986909http://www.hup.harvard.eduWed, 04 Apr 2018 13:53:38 -0400Time and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid Empirehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976931Kosmin, Paul J.<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 2018<br />Available 11/05/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976931.jpg"><br /><p>Under Seleucid rule, time no longer restarted with each new monarch. Instead, progressively numbered years, identical to the system we use today, became the measure of historical duration. <b>Paul Kosmin</b> shows how this invention of a new kind of time&mdash;and resistance to it&mdash;transformed the way we organize our thoughts about the past, present, and future.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976931http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:47 -0400The Limits of Blame: Rethinking Punishment and Responsibilityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980778Kelly, Erin I.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/08/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980778.jpg"><br /><p>Faith in the power and righteousness of retribution has taken over the American criminal justice system. Approaching punishment and responsibility from a philosophical perspective, <b>Erin Kelly</b> challenges the moralism behind harsh treatment of criminal offenders and calls into question our society&rsquo;s commitment to mass incarceration.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980778http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:47 -0400Becoming Human: A Theory of Ontogenyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980853Tomasello, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980853.jpg"><br /><p>Virtually all theories of how humans have become a distinctive species focus on evolution. Here, <b>Michael Tomasello</b> proposes a complementary theory focused on ontogenetic processes. Built on the essential ideas of Vygotsky, his data-driven model explains how those things that make us most human are constructed during the first six years of life.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980853http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:47 -0400The Art of Being: Poetics of the Novel and Existentialist Philosophyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983656Ong, Yi-Ping<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 2018<br />Available 11/05/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983656.jpg"><br /><p>In this account of how the novel reorients philosophy toward the meaning of existence, <b>Yi-Ping Ong</b> shows that the existentialists discovered a radical way of thinking about the relation between the form of the novel and the nature of self-knowledge, freedom, and the world. At stake are the conditions under which knowledge of existence is possible.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983656http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:47 -0400Thinking Off Your Feet: How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986527Strevens, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/03/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986527.jpg"><br /><p>In an original defense of armchair philosophy, <b>Michael Strevens</b> seeks to restore philosophy to its traditional position as an essential part of the quest for knowledge, by reshaping debates about the nature of philosophical thinking. His approach explores experimental philosophy&rsquo;s methodological implications and the cognitive science of concepts.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986527http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:47 -0400Du Bois’s Telegram: Literary Resistance and State Containmenthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986961Spahr, Juliana<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/17/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986961.jpg"><br /><p>Taking her cue from W. E. B. Du Bois, <b>Juliana Spahr</b> explores how state interests have shaped U.S. literature. What is the relationship between literature and politics? Can writing be revolutionary? Can art be autonomous or is escape from nations and nationalisms impossible? As her sobering study affirms, aesthetic resistance is easily domesticated.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986961http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:47 -0400The Virtues and Vices of Speechhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987500Pontano, Giovanni Gioviano<br />Pigman III, G. W.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/14/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987500.jpg"><br /><p><b>Giovanni Pontano</b>, best known today as a Latin poet, also composed popular prose dialogues and essays. The <i>De sermone</i>, translated into English here for the first time as <i>The Virtues and Vices of Speech</i>, provides a moral anatomy of aspects of speech such as truthfulness, deception, flattery, gossip, bargaining, irony, wit, and ridicule.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987500http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:47 -0400Lives of the Milanese Tyrantshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987524Decembrio, Pier Candido<br />Ianziti, Gary<br />Zaggia, Massimo<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/14/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987524.jpg"><br /><p><i>Lives of the Milanese Tyrants</i> includes biographies of two dukes of Milan&mdash;the powerful Filippo Maria Visconti and the mercenary captain Francesco Sforza&mdash;written by the most important Milanese humanist of the early fifteenth century, <b>Pier Candido Decembrio</b>. Both works are translated into English here for the first time from new Latin texts.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987524http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:47 -0400Cyrus the Great: Life and Lorehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987388Shayegan, M. Rahim<br />PAPERBACK<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/14/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987388.jpg"><br /><p><i>Cyrus the Great</i> re-contextualizes Cyrus&rsquo;s epoch in light of recent scholarship. Themes include: Mesopotamian antecedents of his religious policy, the idiosyncratic genesis of Persian imperial art; Babylonian exile and the Bible; Hellenistic and Arsacid genealogical constructs; and his enigmatic evanescence in Sasanian and Muslim traditions.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987388http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:47 -0400Opera, Society, and Politics in Modern Chinahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987166Li, Hsiao-t’i<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/14/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987166.jpg"><br /><p>Drawing on a rich array of primary sources, <b>Hsiao-t&rsquo;i Li</b> focuses on the reformed operas staged in Shanghai and Xi&rsquo;an in the early 20th century. Extensive information on both traditional/imperial China and revolutionary/Communist China reveal simplications of these &ldquo;modern&rdquo; operatic experiences and changing features of Chinese operas over five centuries.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987166http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:47 -0400Outbreak Culture: The Ebola Crisis and the Next Epidemichttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976115Sabeti, Pardis<br />Salahi, Lara<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/15/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976115.jpg"><br /><p>An award-winning genetic researcher and a tenacious journalist examine each phase of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the largest and deadliest of its kind. Their postmortem identifies factors that kept key information from reaching doctors, complicated the government&rsquo;s response to the crisis, and left responders unprepared for the next outbreak.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976115http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:46 -0400The Urban Commons: How Data and Technology Can Rebuild Our Communitieshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975293O'Brien, Daniel T.<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 2018<br />Available 11/05/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975293.jpg"><br /><p>Through voicemail, apps, websites, and Twitter, Boston&rsquo;s sophisticated 311 system allows citizens to report potholes, broken streetlights, graffiti, and vandalism that affect everyone&rsquo;s quality of life. Drawing on Boston&rsquo;s rich data, <b>Daniel T. O&rsquo;Brien</b> offers a model of what smart technology can do for cities seeking both growth and sustainability.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975293http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:46 -0400More than Medicine: The Broken Promise of American Healthhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975903Kaplan, Robert M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/07/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975903.jpg"><br /><p>American science produces the best medical treatments in the world. Yet U.S. citizens lag behind in life expectancy and quality of life. <b>Robert Kaplan</b> marshals extensive data to make the case that U.S. health care priorities are sorely misplaced&mdash;invested in attacking disease, not in solving social problems that engender disease in the first place.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975903http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:46 -0400The Digital Difference: Media Technology and the Theory of Communication Effectshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987234Neuman, W. Russell<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/08/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987234.jpg"><br /><p><b>W. Russell Neuman</b> examines how the transition from the industrial-era media of one-way publishing and broadcasting to the two-way digital era of online search and social media has affected the dynamics of public life. The issues range from propaganda studies and Big Brother to information overload and Internet network neutrality.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987234http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400Greek and Latin Inscriptions from Sardis: Part II: Finds since 1958http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987265Petzl, Georg<br />Ramage, Andrew<br />Cahill, Nicholas D.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/15/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p>The capital of Lydia was of outstanding importance as the residence of the kings and satraps. <b>Georg Petzl</b> presents a comprehensive corpus of epigraphic finds since 1958. Each inscription is accompanied by a description of the monument, bibliography, translation, and commentary; indices, concordances, photographs, and maps complement the collection.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987265http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400The Arts of Iran in Istanbul and Anatolia: Seven Essayshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987340Davidson, Olga M.<br />Simpson, Marianna Shreve<br />PAPERBACK<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/07/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987340.jpg"><br /><p>Much medieval Persianate artwork&mdash;including books illustrated with exquisite miniature paintings&mdash;was disassembled and dispersed as isolated art objects. In <i>The Arts of Iran in Istanbul and Anatolia</i>, a literary historian and six art historians trace the journey from the destructive dispersal of fragments to the joys of restoration.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987340http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400Homeric Imagery and the Natural Environmenthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987357Brockliss, William<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987357.jpg"><br /><p><b>William Brockliss</b>, responding to George Lakoff&rsquo;s and Mark Johnson&rsquo;s analysis of metaphor, explores the Homeric poets&rsquo; use of concrete concepts drawn from the Greek natural environment to aid their audiences&rsquo; understanding of abstract concepts. In particular, he considers Homeric images associating flowers with deception, disorder, and death.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987357http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400Achilles Unbound: Multiformity and Tradition in the Homeric Epicshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987364Dué, Casey<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987364.jpg"><br /><p><b>Casey Du&eacute;</b>, coeditor of <a class="external" href="http://www.homermultitext.org">the Homer Multitext</a>, explores both the traditionality and multiformity of the <i>Iliad</i>. Du&eacute; argues this multiform nature gives us glimpses of the very long history of the text, access to even earlier <i>Iliad</i>s, and a greater awareness of the mechanisms by which such a remarkable epic poem could be composed in performance.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987364http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400In Her Own Words: The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudociahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987371Sowers, Brian P.<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987371.jpg"><br /><p>Examining Aelia Eudocia&rsquo;s writings as a unified whole and in context, <b>Brian P. Sowers</b> reveals an exceptional author representing three late-antique communities: poets interested in transforming classical literature; Christians positioned outside traditional power structures; and women who challenged social, religious, and literary boundaries.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987371http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 72http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024378Boeck, Elena<br />Kalvesmaki, Joel<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/07/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024378.jpg"><br /><p><i>Dumbarton Oaks Papers</i> was in founded in 1941 to publish articles on Byzantine civilization. In this issue: Zellmann-Rohrer, &ldquo;Psalms Useful for Everything&rdquo;; Caner, &ldquo;Not a Hospital but a Leprosarium&rdquo;; Botley, &ldquo;The Books of Andronicus Callistus&rdquo;; Busine, &ldquo;The Dux and the Nun: Hagiography and the Cult of Artemios and Febronia&rdquo;; and many more.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024378http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400Legacies of War: Enduring Memories, Persistent Patternshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987791Leaning, Jennifer<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/15/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987791.jpg"><br /><p>With a lens trained on how civilians and soldiers remember the experience of armed conflict, <i>Legacies of War</i> challenges narrow conceptions of the cost of war. The book identifies significant trends in the conduct of war, and traces how these are rendered in social rituals of interpretation, commemoration, expiation, or avoidance.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987791http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 37: 2017http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987807Andrews, Celeste<br />Newton, Heather<br />Shack, Joseph<br />Wolf, Joe<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/15/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987807.jpg"><br /><p>Volume 37 of the <i>Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium</i> offers a wide range of articles on topics across the field of Celtic Studies. It includes the 2017 J. V. Kelleher lecture delivered by Paul Russell, Professor of Celtic, University of Cambridge, entitled &ldquo;&lsquo;Mistakes of All Kinds&rsquo;: The Glossography of Medieval Irish Literary Texts.&rdquo;</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987807http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethicshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674051683Diamond, Cora<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/07/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674051683.jpg"><br /><p><b>Cora Diamond</b> follows two major philosophers as they think about thinking, and about our ability to respond to thinking that has gone astray. Acting as both witness to and participant in the encounter, she provides fresh perspective on the value of Wittgenstein&rsquo;s and Anscombe&rsquo;s work, and demonstrates what genuinely independent thought can achieve.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674051683http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400Life Imprisonment: A Global Human Rights Analysishttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980662van Zyl Smit, Dirk<br />Appleton, Catherine<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980662.jpg"><br /><p>Life imprisonment has replaced the death penalty as the most common sentence imposed for heinous crimes worldwide. Consequently, it has become the leading issue of international criminal justice reform. In the first survey of its kind, <b>Dirk van Zyl Smit</b> and <b>Catherine Appleton</b> argue for a human rights&ndash;based reappraisal of this harsh punishment.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980662http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400Feminism’s Forgotten Fight: The Unfinished Struggle for Work and Familyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986411Swinth, Kirsten<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/01/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986411.jpg"><br /><p><b>Kirsten Swinth</b> reconstructs the comprehensive vision of feminism&rsquo;s second wave at a time when its principles are under renewed attack. In the struggle for equality at home and at work, it was not feminism that failed to deliver on the promise that women can have it all, but a society that balked at making the changes for which activists fought.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986411http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400A Treatise on Dharmahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674277069Yajnavalkya<br />Olivelle, Patrick<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/03/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674277069.jpg"><br /><p><i>A Treatise on Dharma</i>, written in the fourth or fifth century, illuminates major innovations in religious, civil, and criminal law, and informed Indian life for a thousand years. This new critical edition, presented alongside the Sanskrit original in the Devanagari script, opens the classical age of ancient Indian law to modern readers.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674277069http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:45 -0400Strangers in Our Midst: The Political Philosophy of Immigrationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986787Miller, David<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/01/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986787.jpg"><br /><p>How should democracies respond to the millions who want to settle in their societies? <b>David Miller</b>&rsquo;s analysis reframes immigration as a question of political philosophy. Acknowledging the impact on host countries, he defends the right of states to control their borders and decide the future size, shape, and cultural make-up of their populations.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986787http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:43 -0400When Police Killhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986800Zimring, Franklin E.<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/15/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986800.jpg"><br /><p><b>Franklin Zimring</b> compiles data from federal records, crowdsourced research, and investigative journalism to provide a comprehensive, fact-based picture of how, when, where, and why police use deadly force. He offers prescriptions for how federal, state, and local governments could reduce killings at minimum cost without risking officers&rsquo; lives.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986800http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:43 -0400Democracy’s Detectives: The Economics of Investigative Journalismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986817Hamilton, James T.<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986817.jpg"><br /><p>Investigative journalism holds democracies and individuals accountable to the public. But important stories are going untold as news outlets shy away from the expense of watchdog reporting. Computational journalism, using digital records and data-mining algorithms, promises to lower the cost and increase demand among readers, <b>James Hamilton</b> shows.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986817http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:43 -0400A Natural History of Human Moralityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986824Tomasello, Michael<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/04/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986824.jpg"><br /><p><b>Michael Tomasello</b> offers the most detailed account to date of the evolution of human moral psychology. Based on experimental data comparing great apes and human children, he reconstructs two key evolutionary steps whereby early humans gradually became an ultra-cooperative and, eventually, a moral species capable of acting as a plural agent &ldquo;we&rdquo;.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986824http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:43 -0400A Natural History of Human Thinkinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986831Tomasello, Michael<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/04/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986831.jpg"><br /><p>Language or culture, tool-making or religion: ever since Darwin, thinkers have struggled to identify what differentiates human beings from other animals. <b>Michael Tomasello</b> weaves his twenty years of comparative studies of humans and great apes into a compelling argument that cooperative social interaction is the key to our cognitive uniqueness.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986831http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:43 -0400Education and the Commercial Mindsethttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986848Abrams, Samuel E.<br />PAPERBACK<br />September 2018<br />Available 08/13/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986848.jpg"><br /><p>The movement to privatize K&ndash;12 education is stronger than ever. <b>Samuel Abrams</b> examines the rise of market forces in public education and reveals how a commercial mindset that sidesteps fundamental challenges has taken over. Nevertheless, public schools should adopt lessons from the business world, such as raising teacher salaries to attract talent.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986848http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:43 -0400Prophecy without Contempt: Religious Discourse in the Public Squarehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986879Kaveny, Cathleen<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/15/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986879.jpg"><br /><p>The culture wars have as much to do with rhetorical style as moral substance. <b>Cathleen Kaveny</b> focuses on a powerful stream of religious discourse in American political speech: the Biblical rhetoric of prophetic indictment. It can be strong medicine against threats to the body politic, she shows, but used injudiciously it does more harm than good.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986879http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:43 -0400The Rise of the Right to Know: Politics and the Culture of Transparency, 1945–1975http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986930Schudson, Michael<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986930.jpg"><br /><p>Modern transparency dates to the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s&mdash;well before the Internet. <b>Michael Schudson</b> shows how the &ldquo;right to know&rdquo; has defined a new era for democracy&mdash;less focus on parties and elections, more pluralism and more players, year-round monitoring of government, and a blurring line between politics and society, public and private.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986930http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:43 -0400Beyond Regimes: China and India Comparedhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987104Duara, Prasenjit<br />Perry, Elizabeth J.<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987104.jpg"><br /><p>China and India have been powerfully shaped by both transnational and subnational forces. <i>Beyond Regimes</i> explores local and global influences as they play out in the contemporary era with a focus on four intersecting topics: labor relations; legal reform and rights protest; public goods provision; and transnational migration and investment.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987104http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:43 -0400Just a Song: Chinese Lyrics from the Eleventh and Early Twelfth Centurieshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987128Owen, Stephen<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/07/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987128.jpg"><br /><p>&ldquo;Song Lyric,&rdquo; <i>ci</i>, is one of the most loved forms of Chinese poetry, radically distinct from &ldquo;Classical Poetry,&rdquo; <i>shi</i>. <b>Stephen Owen</b> examines song lyric&rsquo;s literary traditions, including its origins, major writers and collections, and development into a genre, while offering a new hypothesis on the relationship between song practice and written text.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987128http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:43 -0400Shrines to Living Men in the Ming Political Cosmoshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987142Schneewind, Sarah<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 2018<br />Available 11/05/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987142.jpg"><br /><p>In the first book focusing on premortem shrines in any era of Chinese history, <b>Sarah Schneewind</b> places the institution at the intersection of politics and religion. This legitimate, institutionalized political voice for commoners expands a scholarly understanding of &ldquo;public opinion&rdquo; in late imperial China, and illuminates Ming thought and politics.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987142http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:43 -0400The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United Stateshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986558Berlin, Ira<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/01/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986558.jpg"><br /><p><b>Ira Berlin</b> offers a framework for understanding slavery&rsquo;s demise in the United States. Emancipation was not an occasion but a century-long process of brutal struggle by generations of African Americans who were not naive about the price of freedom. Just as slavery was initiated and maintained by violence, undoing slavery also required violence.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986558http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:42 -0400What Works: Gender Equality by Designhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986565Bohnet, Iris<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/17/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986565.jpg"><br /><p>Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative. But unconscious bias holds us back and de-biasing minds has proven to be difficult and expensive. Behavioral design offers a new solution. <b>Iris Bohnet</b> shows that by de-biasing organizations instead of individuals, we can make smart changes that have big impacts&mdash;often at low cost and high speed.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986565http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:42 -0400Beyond Greek: The Beginnings of Latin Literaturehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986589Feeney, Denis<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986589.jpg"><br /><p>Ancient Roman authors are firmly established in the Western canon, and yet the birth of Latin literature was far from inevitable. The cultural flourishing that eventually produced the Latin classics was one of the strangest events in history, as <b>Denis Feeney</b> demonstrates in this bold revision.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986589http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:42 -0400Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nightshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986596Horta, Paulo Lemos<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986596.jpg"><br /><p>Ranging from the coffeehouses of Aleppo to the salons of Paris, from Calcutta to London, <b>Paulo Lemos Horta</b> introduces the poets and scholars, pilgrims and charlatans who made largely unacknowledged contributions to <i>Arabian Nights</i>. Each version betrays the distinctive cultural milieu in which it was produced.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986596http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:42 -0400The Habsburg Empire: A New Historyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986763Judson, Pieter M.<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/04/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986763.jpg"><br /><p>This panoramic reappraisal shows why the Habsburg Empire mattered for so long to so many Central Europeans across divides of language, religion, and region. <b>Pieter Judson</b> shows that creative government&mdash;and intractable problems the far-flung empire could not solve&mdash;left an enduring imprint on successor states. Its lessons are no less important today.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986763http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:42 -0400This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986770Karp, Matthew<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/17/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986770.jpg"><br /><p>Most leaders of the U.S. expansion in the years before the Civil War were southern slaveholders. As <b>Matthew Karp</b> shows, they were nationalists, not separatists. When Lincoln&rsquo;s election broke their grip on foreign policy, these elites formed their own Confederacy not merely to preserve their property but to shape the future of the Atlantic world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986770http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:42 -0400Selected Writingshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780983532248Dapontes, Konstantinos<br />Tsalicoglou, Elina<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 10/15/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780983532248.jpg"><br /><p>Elina Tsalicoglou offers an English rendition of <b>Konstantinos Dapontes</b>&rsquo;s idiosyncratic poem &ldquo;Canon of Hymns Comprising Many Exceptional Things,&rdquo; and selected passages from one of his most important works, <i>Garden of Graces</i>. These are accompanied by notes and a detailed introduction to the life and work of this significant Greek author.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780983532248http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400Diseases of Women 1–2http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674996571Hippocrates<br />Potter, Paul<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/08/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674996571.jpg"><br /><p>This eleventh and final volume in the Loeb Classical Library&rsquo;s complete edition of <b>Hippocrates</b>&rsquo; invaluable texts contains <i>Diseases of Women</i> 1 and 2, focusing on reproductive life, the pathological conditions affecting the reproductive organs, and their proper terminology and recommended treatments. A lexicon of therapeutic agents is included.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674996571http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400Selected <i>Ghazals</i> and Other Poemshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674919204Mir, Mir Taqi<br />Faruqi, Shamsur Rahman<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/03/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674919204.jpg"><br /><p><b>Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir</b> is widely regarded as the most accomplished poet in the Urdu language. <i>Selected <span style="font-style: normal">Ghazals</span> and Other Poems</i> offers a comprehensive collection of <i>ghazals</i> and <i>masnavis</i>. The Urdu text, presented here in the Nastaliq script, accompanies new translations of Mir&rsquo;s poems, some appearing in English for the first time.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674919204http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400Slave Law and the Politics of Resistance in the Early Atlantic Worldhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674982994Rugemer, Edward B.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/15/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674982994.jpg"><br /><p><b>Edward Rugemer</b>&rsquo;s comparative history, spanning 200 years, reveals the political dynamic between slaves&rsquo; resistance and slaveholders&rsquo; power in two prosperous slave economies: Jamaica and South Carolina. This struggle led to the abolition of slavery through a law of British Parliament in one case and through violent civil war in the other.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674982994http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400Civilizing Torture: An American Traditionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737662Brundage, W. Fitzhugh<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/15/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737662.jpg"><br /><p>Over the centuries Americans have turned to torture during moments of crisis, and have debated its legitimacy and efficacy in defense of law and order. Tracing these historical attempts to adapt torture to democratic values, <b>Fitzhugh Brundage</b> reveals the recurring struggle over what limits Americans are willing to impose on the power of the state.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737662http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400Opium’s Long Shadow: From Asian Revolt to Global Drug Controlhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976306Rimner, Steffen<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/08/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976306.jpg"><br /><p>In 1920 the League of Nations Advisory Committee on the Traffic in Opium and Other Dangerous Drugs captured eight decades of political turmoil over opium trafficking. <b>Steffen Rimner</b> shows how local protests crossed imperial, national, and colonial boundaries to harness naming and shaming in international politics&mdash;a deterrent that continues today.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976306http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400Remembranceshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660298Mir, Mir Taqi<br />Naim, C. M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/03/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660298.jpg"><br /><p><i>Remembrances, </i>by acclaimed poet Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir, is a remarkable example of Indo-Persian autobiography, offering a vivid picture of political events and intrigues from 1760 to 1789. The Persian text in the Naskh script, including a series of jokes and anecdotes printed here for the first time, accompanies a newly revised English translation.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660298http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400The History of Akbar, Volume 5http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983953Abu'l-Fazl<br />Thackston, Wheeler M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/03/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983953.jpg"><br /><p><i>The History of Akbar, Volume 5</i> by Abu&rsquo;l-Fazl details the seventeenth to twenty-second years of Akbar&rsquo;s reign, including the conquest of Gujarat, the capture of Rohtas fort from rebel Afghans, and the invasions of Patna and Bengal. The Persian text, presented in the Naskh script, is based on a careful reassessment of primary sources.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983953http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400Origin of the German Trauerspielhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674744240Benjamin, Walter<br />Eiland, Howard<br />PAPERBACK<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/07/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674744240.jpg"><br /><p>Focusing on the 17th-century play of mourning, <b>Walter Benjamin</b> identifies allegory as the constitutive trope of modernity, bespeaking a haunted, bedeviled world of mutability and eternal transience. In this rigorous elegant translation, history as trauerspiel is the condition as well as subject of modern allegory in its inscription of the abyssal.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674744240http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400Two Works on Trebizondhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986626Panaretos, Michael<br />Bessarion<br />Kennedy, Scott<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986626.jpg"><br /><p>This volume presents translations from the Greek of two crucial primary sources published together for the first time&mdash;<b>Michael Panaretos</b>&rsquo;s <i>On the Emperors of Trebizond</i> and <b>Bessarion</b>&rsquo;s <i>Encomium on Trebizond</i>&mdash;providing enlightening perspectives on Byzantine identity and illuminating views of this major trading hub along the Silk Road.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986626http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400<i>Tria sunt</i>: An Art of Poetry and Prosehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987531Camargo, Martin<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987531.jpg"><br /><p>The anonymous <i>Tria sunt</i>, with its wealth of illustrative materials, was a widely used and highly ambitious textbook compiled in the late fourteenth century for rhetorical composition at Oxford. Of all the major Latin arts of poetry and prose, it is the only one not previously edited or translated into English.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987531http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400Theogony. Works and Days. Testimoniahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997202Hesiod<br />Most, Glenn W.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/08/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997202.jpg"><br /><p>The two extant poems of <b>Hesiod</b> (eighth or seventh century BC) are <i>Theogony</i>, in which he charts the history of the divine world, and <i>Works and Days</i>, in which he delivers moral precepts and practical advice for the world of men.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997202http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400The Shield. Catalogue of Women. Other Fragmentshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997219Hesiod<br />Most, Glenn W.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/08/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997219.jpg"><br /><p>Though attributed to <b>Hesiod</b> (eighth or seventh century BC) in antiquity, the <i>Catalogue of Women</i>, a presentation of legendary Greek heroes and episodes according to maternal genealogy; <i>The Shield</i>, a counterpoint to the Iliadic shield of Achilles; and certain poems that survive as fragments were likely not composed by Hesiod himself.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997219http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:41 -0400The Wake of the Whale: Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantichttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986374Fielding, Russell<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/04/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986374.jpg"><br /><p>Despite declining stocks and health risks, island communities in the Caribbean and North Atlantic still use traditional methods to hunt whales and dolphins for food. <b>Russell Fielding</b> presents the art, history, and purpose of whaling in these different cultures and describes what their future might look like as modern realities take hold.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986374http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:15 -0500A People’s History of Computing in the United Stateshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970977Rankin, Joy Lisi<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674970977.jpg"><br /><p>Does Silicon Valley deserve all the credit for digital creativity and social media? <b>Joy Rankin</b> questions this triumphalism by revisiting a pre-PC time when schools were not the last stop for mature consumer technologies but flourishing sites of innovative collaboration&mdash;when users taught computers and visionaries dreamed of networked access for all.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970977http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:14 -0500Discovering Retroviruses: Beacons in the Biospherehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971707Skalka, Anna Marie<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/17/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971707.jpg"><br /><p>Eight percent of our DNA contains retroviruses that are millions of years old. <b>Anna Marie Skalka</b> explains how our evolving knowledge of these particles has advanced genetic engineering, gene delivery systems, and precision medicine. Retroviruses cause disease but also hold clues to prevention and treatment possibilities that are anything but retro.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971707http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:14 -0500Sentinel: The Unlikely Origins of the Statue of Libertyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975606Viano, Francesca Lidia<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/17/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975606.jpg"><br /><p>Icon of freedom and multiethnic democracy, memorial to Franco-American friendship&mdash;the lofty meanings we accord the Statue of Liberty today obscure its turbulent origins in 19th-century politics and art. <b>Francesca Lidia Viano</b> reveals that vibrant history in the fullest account yet of the people and ideas that brought the lady of the harbor to life.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975606http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:14 -0500Power, Pleasure, and Profit: Insatiable Appetites from Machiavelli to Madisonhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976672Wootton, David<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976672.jpg"><br /><p><b>David Wootton</b> guides us through four centuries of Western thought to show how new ideas about politics, ethics, and economics stepped into a gap opened up by religious conflict and the Scientific Revolution. As ideas about godliness and Aristotelian virtue faded, theories about the rational pursuit of power, pleasure, and profit moved to the fore.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976672http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:14 -0500Republicanism in Russia: Community Before and After Communismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976726Kharkhordin, Oleg<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/01/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976726.jpg"><br /><p>Marxism was the loser in the Cold War, but <b>Oleg Kharkhordin</b> is not surprised that liberal democracy failed to take root after the Soviet Union&rsquo;s dissolution. He suggests that Russians find a path to freedom by looking to the classical tradition of republican self-government and civic engagement already familiar from their history and literature.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976726http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:14 -0500The Academy of Fisticuffs: Political Economy and Commercial Society in Enlightenment Italyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976641Reinert, Sophus A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/08/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976641.jpg"><br /><p>The Italian Enlightenment, no less than the Scottish, was central to the emergence of political economy and creation of market societies. <b>Sophus Reinert</b> turns to Milan in the late 1700s to recover early socialists&rsquo; preoccupations with the often lethal tension among states, markets, and human welfare, and the policies these ideas informed.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976641http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:14 -0500The Magdalene in the Reformationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979994Arnold, Margaret<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/04/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979994.jpg"><br /><p>Prostitute, apostle, evangelist&mdash;the conversion of Mary Magdalene from sinner to saint is one of the Christianity&rsquo;s most compelling stories. Less appreciated is the critical role the Magdalene played in remaking modern Christianity. <b>Margaret Arnold</b> shows that the Magdalene inspired devotees eager to find new ways to relate to God and the Church.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979994http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:14 -0500Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrimehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979413Lusthaus, Jonathan<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979413.jpg"><br /><p><b>Jonathan Lusthaus</b> lifts the veil on cybercriminals in the most extensive account yet of the lives they lead and the vast international industry they have created. Having traveled to hotspots around the world to meet with hundreds of law enforcement agents, security gurus, hackers, and criminals, he charts how this industry based on anonymity works.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979413http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:14 -0500The Republican Reversal: Conservatives and the Environment from Nixon to Trumphttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979970Turner, James Morton<br />Isenberg, Andrew C.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/15/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979970.jpg"><br /><p>Not long ago Republicans took pride in their tradition of environmental leadership. The GOP helped create the EPA, extend the Clean Air Act, and protect endangered species. Today Republicans denounce climate change as a &ldquo;hoax&rdquo; and seek to dismantle environmental regulations. What happened? <b>James Morton Turner</b> and <b>Andrew C. Isenberg</b> provide answers.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979970http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:14 -0500Under the Starry Flag: How a Band of Irish Americans Joined the Fenian Revolt and Sparked a Crisis over Citizenshiphttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674057630Salyer, Lucy E.<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/17/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674057630.jpg"><br /><p>In 1867 forty Irish-Americans sailed for Ireland to fight against British rule. Claiming that emigrants to America remained British citizens, authorities arrested the men for treason, sparking a crisis and trial that dragged the U.S. and Britain to the brink of war. <b>Lucy Salyer</b> recounts this gripping tale, a prelude to today&rsquo;s immigration battles.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674057630http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:13 -0500Railroads and the Transformation of Chinahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674368170Köll, Elisabeth<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674368170.jpg"><br /><p>To convey modern China&rsquo;s history and the forces driving its economic success, rail has no equal. From warlordism to Cultural Revolution, railroads suffered the country&rsquo;s ills but persisted because they were exemplary institutions. <b>Elisabeth K&ouml;ll</b> shows why they remain essential to the PRC&rsquo;s technocratic economic model for China&rsquo;s future.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674368170http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:13 -0500Hesse: The Wanderer and His Shadowhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737884Decker, Gunnar<br />Lewis, Peter<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/01/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737884.jpg"><br /><p>Against Nazi dictatorship,the disillusionment of Weimar, and Christian austerity, Hermann Hesse&rsquo;s stories inspired a nonconformist yearning for universal values to supplant fanaticism in all its guises. He reenters our world through <b>Gunnar Decker</b>&rsquo;s biography&mdash;a champion of spiritual searching in the face of mass culture and the disenchanted life.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737884http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:13 -0500Critique of Forms of Lifehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737754Jaeggi, Rahel<br />Cronin, Ciaran<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 2018<br />Available 11/05/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737754.jpg"><br /><p>For liberals, the question &ldquo;Do others live rightly?&rdquo; seems to demand a follow-up question: &ldquo;Who am I to judge?&rdquo; Peaceful coexistence, in this view, is predicated on restraint from morally evaluating our peers. But <b>Rahel Jaeggi</b> argues that criticizing is not only valid but also useful. Moral judgment is no error&mdash;the error lies in how we go about it.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737754http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:13 -0500Aquinas and the Market: Toward a Humane Economyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986404Hirschfeld, Mary L.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 11/05/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986404.jpg"><br /><p>Economists investigate the workings of markets and tend to set ethical questions aside. Theologians often dismiss economics, losing insights into the influence of market incentives on individual behavior. <b>Mary L. Hirschfeld</b> bridges this gap by showing how a humane economy can lead to the good life as outlined in the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986404http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:13 -0500Inventing Edward Learhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971158Lodge, Sara<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/07/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971158.jpg"><br /><p>Edward Lear&mdash;the father of nonsense&mdash;wrote some of the best-loved poems in English. He was also admired as a naturalist, landscape painter, travel writer, and composer. Awkward but funny, absurdly sympathetic, Lear invented himself as a Victorian character. <b>Sara Lodge</b> offers a moving account of one of the era&rsquo;s most influential creative figures.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971158http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:13 -0500Our Friends the Enemies: The Occupation of France after Napoleonhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972315Haynes, Christine<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/08/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972315.jpg"><br /><p>The Battle of Waterloo was just the beginning of a long transition to peace. <b>Christine Haynes</b> offers the first comprehensive history of the post-Napoleonic occupation of France. Transforming former European enemies into allies, the mission established Paris as a cosmopolitan capital and foreshadowed postwar reconstruction in the twentieth century.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972315http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:12 -0500The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lineshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986381Vuic, Kara Dixon<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/07/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986381.jpg"><br /><p>To boost soldiers&rsquo; morale and remind them of the stakes of victory, the American military formalized a recreation program that sent respectable young women, along with famous entertainers, overseas. This history of the women who talked and listened, danced and sang, adds an intimate chapter to the story of war and its ties to life in peacetime.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986381http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:12 -0500The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Erahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674185043Gienapp, Jonathan<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674185043.jpg"><br /><p>Americans widely believe that the U.S. Constitution was almost wholly created when it was drafted in 1787 and ratified in 1788. <b>Jonathan Gienapp</b> recovers the unknown story of the Constitution&rsquo;s second creation in the decade after its adoption&mdash;a story with explosive implications for current debates over constitutional originalism and interpretation.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674185043http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:12 -0500Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Agehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975552Zuckerberg, Donna<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/10/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975552.jpg"><br /><p>Some of the most controversial and consequential debates about the legacy of the ancients are raging not in universities but online, where Alt-Right men&rsquo;s groups deploy ancient sources to justify misogyny and a return of antifeminist masculinity. <b>Donna Zuckerberg</b> dives deep to take a look at this unexpected reanimation of the Classical tradition.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975552http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:12 -0500The Story of Mythhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674185074Johnston, Sarah Iles<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 2018<br />Available 11/05/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674185074.jpg"><br /><p><b>Sarah Iles Johnston</b> argues that the nature of myths as gripping tales starring vivid characters enabled them to do their most important work: sustaining belief in the gods and heroes of Greek religion. She shows how Greek myths&mdash;and the stories told by all cultures&mdash;affect our shared view of the cosmos and the creatures who inhabit it.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674185074http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:12 -0500Progressive New World: How Settler Colonialism and Transpacific Exchange Shaped American Reformhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975958Lake, Marilyn<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/03/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975958.jpg"><br /><p>In a bold argument, <b>Marilyn Lake</b> shows that race and reform were mutually supportive as Progressivism became the political logic of settler colonialism at the turn of the 20th century. She points to exchanges between American and Australasian reformers who shared racial sensibilities, along with a commitment to forging an ideal social order.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975958http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:12 -0500The Global Interior: Mineral Frontiers and American Powerhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984257Black, Megan<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/04/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984257.jpg"><br /><p><b>Megan Black</b> argues that the U.S. Department of the Interior, known for managing domestic natural resources and operating public parks, constantly supports and projects American power abroad. In the guise of sharing expertise globally, Interior has helped the U.S. maintain key benefits of empire without the burden of playing the imperialist villain.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984257http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:12 -0500On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the Newshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976658Pressman, Matthew<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/01/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976658.jpg"><br /><p>As <b>Matthew Pressman</b>&rsquo;s timely history reveals, during the turbulent 1960s and 70s the core values that held the news industry together broke apart and the distinctive characteristics of contemporary American print journalism emerged. Simply reporting the facts was no longer enough as reporters recognized a need to interpret events for their readers.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976658http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:12 -0500The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil Warhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984226Sheehan-Dean, Aaron<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/01/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984226.jpg"><br /><p>Discarding tidy abstractions about the conduct of war, <b>Aaron Sheehan-Dean</b> shows that the notoriously bloody US Civil War could have been much worse. Despite agonizing debates over Just War and careful differentiation among victims, Americans could not avoid living with the contradictions inherent in a conflict that was both violent and restrained.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984226http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:12 -0500Lord Cornwallis Is Dead: The Struggle for Democracy in the United States and Indiahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983441Slate, Nico<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br />Available 01/07/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983441.jpg"><br /><p>Do democracies bring about greater equality among their citizens? India embraced universal suffrage in 1947 and yet its citizens are far from realizing equality. The U.S. struggles with intolerance and inequality well into the twenty-first century. <b>Nico Slate</b> offers a new look at the struggle for freedom that linked two former British colonies.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983441http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:12 -0500Japan in the American Centuryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983649Pyle, Kenneth B.<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/17/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983649.jpg"><br /><p>No nation was more deeply affected by America&rsquo;s rise to power than Japan. The price paid to end the most intrusive reconstruction of a nation in modern history was a cold war alliance with the U.S. that ensured American dominance in the region. <b>Kenneth Pyle</b> offers a thoughtful history of this relationship at a time when the alliance is changing.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983649http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:12 -0500To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culturehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980716Gilburd, Eleonory<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 11/05/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980716.jpg"><br /><p>After Stalin died a torrent of Western novels, films, and paintings invaded Soviet streets and homes. Soviet citizens invested these imports with political and personal significance, transforming them into intimate possessions. <b>Eleonory Gilburd</b> reveals how Western culture defined the last three decades of the Soviet Union, its death, and afterlife.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980716http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:11 -0500Greek and Latin Poetryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984578Poliziano, Angelo<br />Knox, Peter E.<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/04/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984578.jpg"><br /><p><b>Angelo Poliziano</b> (1454&ndash;1494) was one of the great scholar-poets of the Renaissance and a leading figure in the Florence during the Age of the Medici. This I Tatti edition contains all of his Greek and Latin poetry (with the exception of the <a class="publicationTitle" href="/catalog.php?isbn=9780674014800">Silvae</a> in ITRL 14) translated into English for the first time.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984578http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:10 -0500On Human Worth and Excellencehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984585Manetti, Giannozzo<br />Copenhaver, Brian P.<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2018<br />Available 09/04/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984585.jpg"><br /><p>In <i>On Human Worth and Excellence</i>, celebrated diplomat, historian, philosopher, and scholar <b>Giannozzo Manetti</b> (1396&ndash;1459) asks: what are the moral, intellectual, and spiritual capabilities of the unique amalgam of body and soul that constitutes human nature? This I Tatti edition contains the first complete translation into English.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984585http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:10 -0500A Specter Haunting Europe: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674047686Hanebrink, Paul<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<br />Available 10/08/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674047686.jpg"><br /><p>In the 20th century, Europe was haunted by a specter of its own imagining: Judeo-Bolshevism. Fear of a Jewish Bolshevik plot to destroy the nations of Europe took hold during the Russian Revolution and spread across the continent. <b>Paul Hanebrink</b> shows that the myth of ethno-religious threat is still alive today, in Westerners&rsquo; fear of Muslims.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674047686http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:10 -0500Making China Modern: From the Great Qing to Xi Jinpinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737358Mühlhahn, Klaus<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/03/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737358.jpg"><br /><p><b>Klaus M&uuml;hlhahn</b> situates modern China in the nation&rsquo;s long, dynamic tradition of overcoming adversity and weakness through creative adaptation&mdash;a legacy of crisis and recovery that is apparent today in China&rsquo;s triumphs but also in its most worrisome trends. M&uuml;hlhahn&rsquo;s panoramic survey rewrites the history of modern China for a new generation.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737358http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:10 -0500Our Universe: An Astronomer’s Guidehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984288Dunkley, Jo<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br />Available 03/04/2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984288.jpg"><br /><p><b>Jo Dunkley</b> combines her expertise as an astrophysicist with her talents as a writer and teacher to present an elegant introduction to the structure, history, and enduring mysteries of the universe. Among the cutting-edge phenomena discussed are the accelerating expansion of the universe and the possibility that our universe is only one of many.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984288http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:07 -0500The Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras: Systematics, Distribution, and Conservationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984165McCranie, James R.<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984165.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras</i> is the final installment of a series by <b>James R. McCranie</b> documenting the amphibians and reptiles of Honduras. The book is thoroughly illustrated by color photographs and maps, with discussion of conservation status and identification keys in both English and Spanish.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984165http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:03 -0500Agamemnon, the Pathetic Despot: Reading Characterization in Homerhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984455Porter, Andrew<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984455.jpg"><br /><p><b>Andrew Porter</b> explores characterization in Homer, from an oral-traditional point of view, through the resonance of words, themes, and &ldquo;back stories&rdquo; from the past and future. He analyzes Agamemnon&rsquo;s character traits in the <a class="publicationTitle" href="/catalog.php?isbn=9780674995796">Iliad</a>, including his qualities as a leader, against events such as his tragic homecoming in the <a class="publicationTitle" href="9780674995611">Odyssey</a>.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984455http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:03 -0500Materials for the Study of Gurung <i>Pe</i>. Volumes I and IIhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984325Strickland, Simon<br />MIXED MEDIA<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p>The Nepalese Gurung recitations known as <i>pe</i> form a diverse group of oral narratives performed by a medicine man or shaman to promote health and prosperity. This two-volume set includes an analytical introduction, 13,000 lines of annotated transcriptions for 92 <i>pe</i>, color plate illustrations, and field recordings on an accompanying DVD.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984325http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:03 -0500A Comparative Dictionary of Raute and Rawat: Tibeto-Burman Languages of the Central Himalayashttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984349Fortier, Jana<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p>The Raute and Rawat people of the central Himalayan region live by hunting, gathering, and trading wooden carvings. <i>A Comparative Dictionary of Raute and Rawat</i> provides a useful reference work with new information about the speakers&rsquo; ethnic identities and culturally significant plants, animals, deities, and material culture.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984349http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:03 -0500Guardian of a Dying Flame: Śāriputra (c. 1335–1426) and the End of Late Indian Buddhismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984356McKeown, Arthur<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p><b>Arthur McKeown</b> examines newly revealed Tibetan and Chinese biographies of &#346;&amacr;riputra and a collection of historical documents in Sanskrit, Tibetan, and Chinese. These sources point to a fundamental reconsideration of later Indian Buddhism, its relationship with Brahmanism and Islam, and its enduring importance throughout Asia.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984356http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:03 -0500Lokaprakāśa by Kṣemendra with the commentary of Sahaja Bhaṭṭa, Volume 2http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984363Kṣemendra<br />Bhaṭṭa, Sahaja<br />Witzel, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p>Long lost, the edition of this significant text has been recovered in the Soci&eacute;t&eacute; Asiatique in Paris and is now published here. <i>Lokaprak&amacr;&sacute;a by Ks&#803;emendra with the commentary of Sahaja Bhat&#803;t&#803;a</i> fills a large gap in our knowledge of private life and public administration in medieval India and will greatly interest Sanskritists and historians.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984363http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:31:03 -0500Baking Emily Dickinson’s Black Cakehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980099Hardman, Emilie<br />Cole, Heather<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p><i>Baking Emily Dickinson&rsquo;s Black Cake</i> delves into the history of the poet&rsquo;s manuscript recipe. It calls for &ldquo;2 Butter. / 19 eggs. / 5 pounds Raisins&rdquo; and produces batter weighing in excess of twenty pounds. Explore the story of each ingredient, in the context of Emily Dickinson&rsquo;s nineteenth century Amherst home, with librarians of Houghton.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980099http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 09 Mar 2018 22:30:54 -0500One Man Show: Poetics and Presence in the <i>Iliad</i> and <i>Odyssey</i>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980020Kretler, Katherine L.<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980020.jpg"><br /><p><b>Katherine L. Kretler</b> plumbs the virtues of the Homeric poems as scripts for solo performance. What is lost in the journey from the stage to the page? The book focuses on the performer not as transparent mediator, but as one haunted by multiple stories, bringing suppressed voices to the surface.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980020http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Oct 2017 15:09:46 -0400Far & Near: Selections from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnologyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873658690<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780873658690.jpg"><br /><p>Since its founding in 1886, the Peabody Museum has been collecting, caring for, exhibiting, and researching objects produced by human cultures around the world. <i>Far &amp; Near</i> provides a tantalizing glimpse into the wonders of these collections, which reflect the skilled artistry of human hands and the endless creativity of the human mind.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873658690http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Oct 2017 15:09:46 -0400Lokaprakāśa by Kṣemendra with the commentary of Sahaja Bhaṭṭa, Volume 1http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980389Kṣemendra<br />Bhaṭṭa, Sahaja<br />Witzel, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p>Long lost, the edition of this significant text has been recovered in the Soci&eacute;t&eacute; Asiatique in Paris and is now published here. <i>Lokaprak&amacr;&sacute;a by Ks&#803;emendra with the commentary of Sahaja Bhat&#803;t&#803;a</i> fills a large gap in our knowledge of private life and public administration in medieval India and will greatly interest Sanskritists and historians.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980389http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Oct 2017 15:09:43 -0400Aesthetic Life: Beauty and Art in Modern Japanhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975163Lippit, Miya Elise Mizuta<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975163.jpg"><br /><p><i>Aesthetic Life</i> is a study of modern Japan, engaging the fields of art history, literature, and cultural studies, seeking to understand how the &ldquo;beautiful woman&rdquo; (<i>bijin</i>) emerged as a symbol of Japanese culture during the Meiji period (1868&ndash;1912).</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975163http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 17 Oct 2016 13:11:07 -0400The Singer of Tales: Third Editionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975736Lord, Albert B.<br />Elmer, David F.<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975736.jpg"><br /><p>First published in 1960, <i>The Singer of Tales</i> remains the fundamental study of the distinctive techniques and aesthetics of oral epic poetry&mdash;from South Slavic epic songs to the <a class="publicationTitle" href="/catalog.php?isbn=9780674995796">Iliad</a>, <a class="publicationTitle" href="/catalog.php?isbn=9780674995611">Odyssey</a>, <a class="publicationTitle" href="/catalog.php?isbn=9780674052956">Beowulf</a> and beyond. This edition offers a corrected text and is supplemented by an open-access website with audio recordings.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975736http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 17 Oct 2016 13:11:07 -0400Sculpture and Coins: Margarete Bieber as Scholar and Collectorhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674428379Arnold-Biucchi, Carmen<br />Beckmann, Martin<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p>Based on a Harvard Art Museums symposium on the acquisition of Margarete Bieber&rsquo;s coin collection, <i>Sculpture and Coins</i> addresses the relation between large statuary and miniature art in the private and public domain. Scholars from various disciplines explain the importance of coins for identifying and analyzing Greek and Roman portraiture.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674428379http://www.hup.harvard.eduWed, 06 Nov 2013 11:18:54 -0500Makina/Medina: On Cultural Heritage and Urban Development in the Historic City of Fezhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9781934510193Chaouni, Aziza<br />Sarkis, Hashim<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p>These essays by urban historians, economists, and designers examine the potential impact of cultural events on the revitalization of historic cities. The aim of this volume is to explore how the urban design set-up for a cultural event might improve access and legibility in this medieval city, and positively affect its socio-economic development.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9781934510193http://www.hup.harvard.eduThu, 02 Dec 2010 10:16:28 -0500James and Royce Reconsidered: Reflections on the Centenary of <i>Pragmatism</i>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674033054Lamberth, David C.<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br />Available 12/31/2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674033054.jpg"><br /><p>In the first decade of the twentieth century, William James and Josiah Royce, both professors of philosophy at Harvard, towered over American philosophy and exerted wide influence on European thought. This volume offers a unique view of the state of the discussion on James and Royce across several disciplines.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674033054http://www.hup.harvard.eduTue, 21 Jul 2009 13:32:45 -0400