Harvard University Press - New Bookshttp://www.hup.harvard.eduPublications from Harvard University Press: New Booksen-usCopyright 2019 Harvard University PressContact_HUP@harvard.eduSun, 24 Mar 2019 14:50:04 -0400News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900–1945http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674988408Tworek, Heidi J. S.<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674988408.jpg"><br /><p><b>Heidi Tworek</b>&rsquo;s innovative history reveals how, across two devastating wars, Germany attempted to build a powerful communication empire&mdash;and how the Nazis manipulated the news to rise to dominance in Europe and further their global agenda. When the news became a form of international power, it changed the course of history.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674988408http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided Worldhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237490Ignatieff, Michael<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237490.jpg"><br /><p>During a 3-year, 8-nation journey, <b>Michael Ignatieff</b> found that while human rights is the language of states and liberal elites, the moral language that resonates with most people is that of everyday virtues: tolerance, forgiveness, trust, and resilience. These ordinary virtues are the moral system of global cities and obscure shantytowns alike.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237490http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400Gropius: The Man Who Built the Bauhaushttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737853MacCarthy, Fiona<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737853.jpg"><br /><p><b>Fiona MacCarthy</b> challenges the image of Walter Gropius as a doctrinaire architectural rationalist, bringing out the vision and courage that carried him through a politically hostile age. Approaching the Bauhaus founder from all angles, she offers a poignant personal story, one that reexamines the urges that drove Euro-American modernism as a whole.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737853http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400The Emotional Mind: The Affective Roots of Culture and Cognitionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980556Asma, Stephen T.<br />Gabriel, Rami<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980556.jpg"><br /><p>For 200 million years before humans developed a capacity to reason, the emotional centers of the brain were hard at work. <b>Stephen Asma</b> and <b>Rami Gabriel</b> help us understand the evolution of the mind by exploring this more primal capability that we share with other animals: the power to feel, which is the root of so much that makes us uniquely human.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980556http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400Numbers and the Making of Us: Counting and the Course of Human Cultureshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237810Everett, Caleb<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237810.jpg"><br /><p>Number concepts are a human invention developed and refined over millennia. They allow us to grasp quantities precisely: recent research shows that most specific quantities are not perceived in the absence of a number system. Numbers are not innate or universal; yet without them, the world as we know it would not exist.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237810http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400A Shoppers’ Paradise: How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New Downtownhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987272Remus, Emily<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987272.jpg"><br /><p>Popular culture assumes that women are born to shop and that cities invite their trade. But downtowns were not always welcoming to women. <b>Emily Remus</b> turns to Chicago at the turn of the last century to chronicle an unheralded revolution in women&rsquo;s rights that took place not at the ballot box but in the streets and stores of the business district.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987272http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400Shadows of Doubt: Stereotypes, Crime, and the Pursuit of Justicehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976597O'Flaherty, Brendan<br />Sethi, Rajiv<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976597.jpg"><br /><p>Crime and punishment occur under extreme uncertainty. Offenders, victims, police, judges, and jurors make high-stakes decisions with limited information under severe time pressure. With compelling stories and data on how people act and react, <b>O&rsquo;Flaherty</b> and <b>Sethi</b> reveal the extent to which we rely on stereotypes as shortcuts in our decision making.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976597http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400Becoming Taiwanese: Ethnogenesis in a Colonial City, 1880s–1950shttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237209Dawley, Evan N.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237209.jpg"><br />http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237209http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400Lost Histories: Recovering the Lives of Japan’s Colonial Peopleshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237278Ziomek, Kirsten L.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237278.jpg"><br />http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237278http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400Our Universe: An Astronomer’s Guidehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984288Dunkley, Jo<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 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.eduMon, 11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High Schoolhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674988392Mehta, Jal<br />Fine, Sarah<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674988392.jpg"><br /><p>An award-winning professor and an accomplished educator, <b>Jal Mehta</b> and <b>Sarah Fine</b> take us beyond the hype of reform and inside some of America&rsquo;s most innovative classrooms to show what is working&mdash;and what isn&rsquo;t. In a world where test scores have been king, this boldly humanistic book offers a rich account of what education can be at its best.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674988392http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400How Girls Achievehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980228Nuamah, Sally A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980228.jpg"><br /><p>This bold and necessary book points out a simple and overlooked truth: most schools never had girls in mind to begin with. That is why the world needs what <b>Sally Nuamah</b> calls feminist schools, deliberately designed to provide girls with achievement-oriented identities. And she shows why doing so would help all students, regardless of their gender.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980228http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedomhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980860Seo, Sarah A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980860.jpg"><br /><p><b>Sarah Seo</b> shows that the rise of the car, the symbol of American personal freedom, led to ever more intrusive policing, with devastating consequences for racial equality in our criminal justice system. Criminal procedures designed to safeguard us on the road undermined the nation&rsquo;s commitment to equal protection before the law.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980860http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400Basic Income: A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and a Sane Economyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237469Van Parijs, Philippe<br />Vanderborght, Yannick<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237469.jpg"><br /><p>Providing a basic income to everyone, rich or poor, active or inactive, was advocated by Paine, Mill, and Galbraith but the idea was never taken seriously. Today, with the welfare state creaking, it is one of the world&rsquo;s most widely debated proposals. <b>Philippe Van Parijs</b> and <b>Yannick Vanderborght</b> present a comprehensive defense of this radical idea.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237469http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400Lost Histories: Recovering the Lives of Japan’s Colonial Peopleshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237285Ziomek, Kirsten L.<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237285.jpg"><br />http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237285http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400The Singer of Tales: Third Editionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975736Lord, Albert B.<br />Elmer, David F.<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2019<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, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500Just a Song: Chinese Lyrics from the Eleventh and Early Twelfth Centurieshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987128Owen, Stephen<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 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.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500Achilles Unbound: Multiformity and Tradition in the Homeric Epicshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987364Dué, Casey<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2019<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.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500Cyrus the Great: Life and Lorehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987388Shayegan, M. Rahim<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 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.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500Cold War Democracy: The United States and Japanhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976344Miller, Jennifer M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976344.jpg"><br /><p>During the occupation American policymakers identified elections and education as the wellsprings of a democratic consciousness in Japan. But as the extent of Japan&rsquo;s economic recovery became clear, they placed prosperity at the core of a revised vision for their new ally&rsquo;s future, as <b>Jennifer Miller</b> shows in this fresh appraisal of the Cold War.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976344http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500Economy and Society: A New Translationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674916548Weber, Max<br />Tribe, Keith<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674916548.jpg"><br /><p><b>Keith Tribe</b>&rsquo;s new translation presents <i>Economy and Society</i> as it stood when <b>Max Weber</b> died. One of the world&rsquo;s leading experts on Weber&rsquo;s thought, Tribe has produced a clear and faithful translation that will become the definitive English edition of one of the few indisputably great intellectual works of the past 150 years.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674916548http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and Whitehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976351Sturkey, William<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976351.jpg"><br /><p>In this rich multigenerational saga of race and family in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, <b>William Sturkey</b> reveals the personal stories behind the men and women who struggled to uphold their southern &ldquo;way of life&rdquo; against the threat of desegregation, and those who fought to tear it down in the name of justice and racial equality.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976351http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Powerhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987647Smith, Sheila A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987647.jpg"><br /><p>Modern Japan is not only responding to threats from North Korea and China but is also reevaluating its dependence on the United States, <b>Sheila Smith</b> shows. No longer convinced they can rely on Americans to defend their country, Tokyo&rsquo;s political leaders are now confronting the possibility that they may need to prepare the nation&rsquo;s military for war.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987647http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500Romanland: Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantiumhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986510Kaldellis, Anthony<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986510.jpg"><br /><p>Was there ever such a thing as Byzantium? Certainly no emperor ever called himself Byzantine. While the identities of eastern minorities were clear, that of the ruling majority remains obscured behind a name made up by later generations. <b>Anthony Kaldellis</b> says it is time for the Romanness of these so-called Byzantines to be taken seriously.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986510http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500The China Questions: Critical Insights into a Rising Powerhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237520Rudolph, Jennifer<br />Szonyi, Michael<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237520.jpg"><br /><p>Many books offer information about the world&rsquo;s most populous country, but few make sense of what is truly at stake. Thirty-six of the world&rsquo;s leading China experts&mdash;affiliates of Harvard&rsquo;s renowned <a class="external" href="http://fairbank.fas.harvard.edu/">Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies</a>&mdash;answer key questions about where this new superpower is headed and what makes its people and their leaders tick.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237520http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500Whistleblowing: Toward a New Theoryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975798Kenny, Kate<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975798.jpg"><br /><p>Society needs whistleblowers, yet to speak up and expose wrongdoing often results in professional and personal ruin. Drawing on the stories of men and women who reported unethical and illegal conduct in corporations, <b>Kate Kenny</b> explains why this is so, and what must be done to protect those who have the courage to expose the truth.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975798http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500The Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaninghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980914Stern, Alexander<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980914.jpg"><br /><p>Known for his essays on culture, aesthetics, and literature, Walter Benjamin also wrote on the philosophy of language. For <b>Alexander Stern</b>, his famously obscure&mdash;and, for some, hopelessly mystical&mdash;early work contains important insights, anticipating and in some respects surpassing Wittgenstein&rsquo;s later thinking on the philosophy of language.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980914http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500Ethnic Chrysalis: China’s Orochen People and the Legacy of Qing Borderland Administrationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237193Kim, Loretta E.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237193.jpg"><br />http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237193http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500Butterfly Politics: Changing the World for Women, With a New Prefacehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237667MacKinnon, Catharine A.<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237667.jpg"><br /><p>The miniscule motion of a butterfly&rsquo;s wings can trigger a tornado half a world away, according to chaos theory. <b>Catharine A. MacKinnon</b>&rsquo;s collected work on gender inequality&mdash;including new pieces&mdash;argues that the right seemingly minor interventions in the legal realm can have a butterfly effect that generates major social and cultural transformations.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237667http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual Historyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674238176Aydin, Cemil<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674238176.jpg"><br /><p>As <b>Cemil Aydin</b> explains in this provocative history, it is a misconception to think that the world&rsquo;s 1.5 billion Muslims constitute a single religio-political entity. How did this mistaken belief arise, why is it so widespread, and how can its grip be loosened so that a more fruitful discussion about politics in Muslim societies can begin?</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674238176http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 72http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024378Boeck, Elena<br />Kalvesmaki, Joel<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 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.eduMon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Masters of the Middle Waters: Indian Nations and Colonial Ambitions along the Mississippihttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987678Lee, Jacob F.<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987678.jpg"><br /><p><b>Jacob Lee</b> offers a new understanding of the conquest of the American West based on the long history of warfare and resistance in the Mississippi River valley. The river and its tributaries were never simply a backdrop to unfolding events but advanced and thwarted the aspirations of Native nations, European imperialists, and American settlers alike.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987678http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Law and Macroeconomics: Legal Remedies to Recessionshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976054Listokin, Yair<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976054.jpg"><br /><p>After 2008, private-sector spending took a decade to recover. <b>Yair Listokin</b> thinks we can respond more quickly to the next meltdown by reviving and refashioning a policy approach, used in the New Deal, to harness law&rsquo;s ability to function as a macroeconomic tool, stimulating or relieving demand as required under certain crisis conditions.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976054http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Studentshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976894Jack, Anthony Abraham<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976894.jpg"><br /><p>Getting in is only half the battle. The struggles of less privileged students continue long after they&rsquo;ve arrived on campus. <b>Anthony Jack</b> reveals how&mdash;and why&mdash;admission to elite schools does not mean acceptance for disadvantaged students, and he explains what schools can do differently to help the privileged poor thrive.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976894http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museumhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237483Delbourgo, James<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237483.jpg"><br /><p>In 1759 the <a class="external" href="http://www.britishmuseum.org/">British Museum</a> opened its doors to the public&mdash;the first free national museum in the world. <b>James Delbourgo</b> recounts the story behind its creation through the life of Hans Sloane, a controversial luminary with an insatiable ambition to pit universal knowledge against superstition and few curbs on his passion for collecting the world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237483http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Democracy: A Case Studyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237704Moss, David A.<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237704.jpg"><br /><p>Historian <b>David Moss</b> adapts the case study method made famous by Harvard Business School to revitalize our conversations about governance and democracy and show how the United States has often thrived on political conflict. These 19 cases ask us to weigh choices and consequences, wrestle with momentous decisions, and come to our own conclusions.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237704http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Asia Inside Out: Itinerant Peoplehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987630Tagliacozzo, Eric<br />Siu, Helen F.<br />Perdue, Peter C.<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987630.jpg"><br /><p>In the final volume of <i>Asia Inside Out</i>, a stellar interdisciplinary team of scholars shows the ways that itinerant groups criss-crossing the continent have transformed their culture and surroundings. Going beyond time and place, which animated the first two books, this third one looks at human beings on the move.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987630http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy, With a New Afterwordhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237742Schilling, Govert<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237742.jpg"><br /><p>The detection of gravitational waves&mdash;ripples in spacetime&mdash;has already been called the scientific coup of this century. <b>Govert Schilling</b> recounts the struggles that threatened to derail the quest and describes the detector&rsquo;s astounding precision, weaving far-reaching discoveries about the universe into a gripping story of ambition and perseverance.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237742http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Greek and Latin Poetryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984578Poliziano, Angelo<br />Knox, Peter E.<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2019<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.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500On Human Worth and Excellencehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984585Manetti, Giannozzo<br />Copenhaver, Brian P.<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2019<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.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nightshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986596Horta, Paulo Lemos<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2019<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.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Erased: The Untold Story of the Panama Canalhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984448Lasso, Marixa<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984448.jpg"><br /><p>Cutting a path from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the Panama Canal set a new course for the development of Central America&mdash;but at considerable cost to Panamanians. Sleuth and scholar <b>Marixa Lasso</b> recounts how the canal&rsquo;s American builders displaced 40,000 residents and erased entire towns in the guise of bringing modernity to the tropics.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984448http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Open: The Progressive Case for Free Trade, Immigration, and Global Capitalhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674919334Clausing, Kimberly<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674919334.jpg"><br /><p>With the winds of trade war blowing as they have not done in decades and Left and Right flirting with protectionism, <b>Kimberly Clausing</b> shows how a free, open economy is still the best way to advance the interests of working Americans. She offers strategies to train workers, improve tax policy, and establish a partnership between labor and business.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674919334http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarcerationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674919235Barkow, Rachel Elise<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674919235.jpg"><br /><p>America&rsquo;s criminal justice system reflects irrational fears stoked by politicians seeking to win election. Pointing to specific policies that are morally problematic and have failed to end the cycle of recidivism, <b>Rachel Barkow</b> argues that reform guided by evidence, not politics and emotions, will reduce crime and reverse mass incarceration.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674919235http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500African Catholic: Decolonization and the Transformation of the Churchhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987661Foster, Elizabeth A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987661.jpg"><br /><p><b>Elizabeth Foster</b> examines how French imperialists and the Africans they ruled imagined the religious future of sub-Saharan Africa in the years just before and after decolonization. The story encompasses the transition to independence, Catholic contributions to black intellectual currents, and efforts to create an authentically &ldquo;African&rdquo; church.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987661http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Boston’s Massacrehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237384Hinderaker, Eric<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237384.jpg"><br /><p>The event known as the Boston Massacre is among the most familiar in U.S. history, yet one of the least understood. <b>Eric Hinderaker</b> revisits this dramatic episode, examining the facts of that fateful night, the competing narratives that molded public perceptions, and the long campaign to transform the tragedy into a touchstone of American identity.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237384http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Apollo in the Age of Aquariushttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237391Maher, Neil M.<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237391.jpg"><br /><p>In summer 1969, astronauts landed on the moon and hippie hordes descended on Woodstock&mdash;two era-defining events that are not entirely coincidental. <b>Neil M. Maher</b> shows how NASA&rsquo;s celestial aspirations were tethered to terrestrial concerns of the time: the civil rights struggle, the antiwar movement, environmentalism, feminism, and the culture wars.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237391http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gaphttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237476Baradaran, Mehrsa<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237476.jpg"><br /><p>In 1863 black communities owned less than 1 percent of total U.S. wealth. Today that number has barely budged. <b>Mehrsa Baradaran</b> pursues this wealth gap by focusing on black banks. She challenges the myth that black banking is the solution to the racial wealth gap and argues that black communities can never accumulate wealth in a segregated economy.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237476http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500As If: Idealization and Idealshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237711Appiah, Kwame Anthony<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237711.jpg"><br /><p>Idealization is a basic feature of human thought. We proceed &ldquo;as if&rdquo; our representations were true, while knowing they are not. <b>Kwame Anthony Appiah</b> defends the centrality of the imagination in science, morality, and everyday life and shows that our best chance for accessing reality is to open our minds to a plurality of idealized depictions.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237711http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spinhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237803Dean, Cornelia<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237803.jpg"><br /><p><b>Cornelia Dean</b> draws on her 30 years as a science journalist with the <i>New York Times</i> to expose the flawed reasoning and knowledge gaps that handicap readers when they try to make sense of science. She calls attention to conflicts of interest in research and the price society pays when science journalism declines and funding dries up.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237803http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500The Enigma of Reasonhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237827Mercier, Hugo<br />Sperber, Dan<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237827.jpg"><br /><p>If reason is so useful and reliable, why didn&rsquo;t it evolve in other animals and why do humans produce so much thoroughly reasoned nonsense? <b>Hugo Mercier</b> and <b>Dan Sperber</b> argue that reason is not geared to solitary use. It evolved to help justify our beliefs to others, evaluate their arguments, and better exploit our uniquely rich social environment.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237827http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Sculpture and Coins: Margarete Bieber as Scholar and Collectorhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674428379Arnold-Biucchi, Carmen<br />Beckmann, Martin<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674428379.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.eduMon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Lokaprakāśa 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 />February 2019<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, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Two Works on Trebizondhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986626Panaretos, Michael<br />Bessarion<br />Kennedy, Scott<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<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.eduMon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500<i>Tria sunt</i>: An Art of Poetry and Prosehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987531Camargo, Martin<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<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.eduMon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500The Right to Do Wrong: Morality and the Limits of Lawhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674368255Osiel, Mark<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674368255.jpg"><br /><p>Much of what we could do, we shouldn&rsquo;t&mdash;and we don&rsquo;t. <b>Mark Osiel</b> shows that common morality&mdash;expressed as shame, outrage, and stigma&mdash;is society&rsquo;s first line of defense against transgressions. Social norms can be indefensible, but when they complement the law, they can save us from an alternative that is far worse: a repressive legal regime.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674368255http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500The Next Billion Users: Digital Life Beyond the Westhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983786Arora, Payal<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983786.jpg"><br /><p>Why do citizens of states with strict surveillance care so little about their digital privacy? Why do Brazilians eschew geotagging on social media? What drives young Indians to friend &ldquo;foreign&rdquo; strangers on Facebook and give &ldquo;missed calls&rdquo; to people? <b>Payal Arora</b> answers these questions and many more about the internet&rsquo;s next billion users.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983786http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Catherine & Diderot: The Empress, the Philosopher, and the Fate of the Enlightenmenthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737907Zaretsky, Robert<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737907.jpg"><br /><p>In a dual biography crafted around the famous encounter between the French philosopher who wrote about power and the Russian empress who wielded it with great aplomb, <b>Robert Zaretsky</b> invites us to reflect on the fraught relationship between politics and philosophy, and between a man of thought and a woman of action.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737907http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queenhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237445Heywood, Linda M.<br />PAPERBACK<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237445.jpg"><br /><p>One of history&rsquo;s most multifaceted rulers but little known in the West, Queen Njinga rivaled Elizabeth I and Catherine the Great in political cunning and military prowess. Today, she is revered in Angola as a heroine and honored in folk religions. Her complex legacy forms a crucial part of the collective memory of the Afro-Atlantic world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237445http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500The Policy State: An American Predicamenthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237872Orren, Karen<br />Skowronek, Stephen<br />PAPERBACK<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237872.jpg"><br /><p>Policy is government&rsquo;s response to changing times, the key to its successful adaptation. It tackles problems as they arise, from foreign relations and economic affairs to race relations and family affairs. <b>Karen Orren</b> and <b>Stephen Skowronek</b> take a close look at this well-known reality of modern governance: the expanded domain of the &ldquo;policy state.&rdquo;</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237872http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500The Two Oldest Veda Manuscripts: Facsimile Edition of Vājasaneyi Saṃhitā 1–20 (Saṃhitā- and Padapāṭha) from Nepal and Western Tibet (c. 1150 CE)http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674988262Witzel, Michael<br />Wu, Qinyuan<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br />http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674988262http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Opera, Society, and Politics in Modern Chinahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987166Li, Hsiao-t’i<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 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.eduMon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987135Simpson, James<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987135.jpg"><br /><p>How did the English Reformation, with its illiberal, intolerant beginnings, lay the groundwork for the Enlightenment&mdash;free will, liberty of conscience, religious toleration, constitutionalism, and all the rest? In his provocative rewriting of the history of liberalism, <b>James Simpson</b> uncovers its unexpected debt to Protestant evangelicalism.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987135http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Centuryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237452Hunter, Tera W.<br />PAPERBACK<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237452.jpg"><br /><p><b>Tera W. Hunter</b> offers the first comprehensive history of African American marriage in the nineteenth century and into the Jim Crow era. She reveals the practical ways couples adopted, adapted, or rejected white Christian ideas of marriage, creatively setting their own standards for conjugal relationships under conditions of uncertainty and cruelty.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237452http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500A Short History of European Law: The Last Two and a Half Millenniahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237865Herzog, Tamar<br />PAPERBACK<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237865.jpg"><br /><p><b>Tamar Herzog</b> offers a road map to European law across 2,500 years that reveals underlying patterns and unexpected connections. By showing what European law was, where its iterations were found, who made and implemented it, and what the results were, she ties legal norms to their historical circumstances and reveals the law&rsquo;s fragile malleability.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237865http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequalityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237889Boushey, Heather<br />DeLong, J. Bradford<br />Steinbaum, Marshall<br />PAPERBACK<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237889.jpg"><br /><p>Are Thomas Piketty&rsquo;s analyses of inequality on target? Where should researchers go from here in exploring the ideas he pushed to the forefront of global conversation? In <i>After Piketty</i>, a cast of economists and other social scientists tackle these questions in dialogue with Piketty, in what is sure to be a much-debated book in its own right.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237889http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World Warhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986534Williams, Duncan Ryūken<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986534.jpg"><br /><p><b>Duncan Ry&umacr;ken Williams</b> reveals the little-known story of how, in the darkest hours of World War II when Japanese Americans were stripped of their homes and imprisoned in camps, a community of Buddhists launched one of the most inspiring defenses of religious freedom in our nation&rsquo;s history, insisting that they could be both Buddhist and American.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986534http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Growth and Distribution: Second Editionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986428Foley, Duncan K.<br />Michl, Thomas R.<br />Tavani, Daniele<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986428.jpg"><br /><p><b>Foley</b>, <b>Michl</b>, and <b>Tavani</b> offer a major revision of an established textbook on the theory, measurement, and history of economic growth, with new material on climate change, corporate capitalism, and innovation.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986428http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Conscious Experience: A Logical Inquiryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987784Gupta, Anil<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987784.jpg"><br /><p>How, theorists ask, can our private experiences guide us to knowledge of a mind-independent reality? Exploring topics in logic, philosophy of mind, and epistemology, <b>Anil Gupta</b> proposes a new answer to this age-old question, explaining how conscious experience contributes to the rationality and content of empirical beliefs.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987784http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduMon, 07 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduMon, 07 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Origin of the German Trauerspielhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674744240Benjamin, Walter<br />Eiland, Howard<br />PAPERBACK<br />February 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.eduMon, 07 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethicshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674051683Diamond, Cora<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 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.eduMon, 07 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500More than Medicine: The Broken Promise of American Healthhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975903Kaplan, Robert M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 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.eduMon, 07 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500Aesthetic Life: Beauty and Art in Modern Japanhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975163Lippit, Miya Elise Mizuta<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<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.eduWed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Far & Near: Selections from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnologyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873658690<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<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.eduWed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Selected <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 /><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.eduWed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Remembranceshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660298Mir, Mir Taqi<br />Naim, C. M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<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.eduWed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500The 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 /><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.eduWed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Shrines to Living Men in the Ming Political Cosmoshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987142Schneewind, Sarah<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 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.eduWed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500A Treatise on Dharmahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674277069Yajnavalkya<br />Olivelle, Patrick<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<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.eduWed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Aesthetic Life: Beauty and Art in Modern Japanhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237308Lippit, Miya Elise Mizuta<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237308.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=9780674237308http://www.hup.harvard.eduWed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduMon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Railroads and the Transformation of Chinahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674368170Köll, Elisabeth<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<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.eduMon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Beyond Greek: The Beginnings of Latin Literaturehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986589Feeney, Denis<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<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.eduMon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Life 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 /><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.eduMon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Voting as a Rite: A History of Elections in Modern Chinahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237216Hill, Joshua<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237216.jpg"><br />http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237216http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Voting as a Rite: A History of Elections in Modern Chinahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237223Hill, Joshua<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237223.jpg"><br />http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237223http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culturehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980716Gilburd, Eleonory<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 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.eduMon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduMon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Critique of Forms of Lifehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737754Jaeggi, Rahel<br />Cronin, Ciaran<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 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.eduMon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -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 />December 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.eduMon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Time and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid Empirehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976931Kosmin, Paul J.<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 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.eduMon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Becoming Human: A Theory of Ontogenyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980853Tomasello, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<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.eduMon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Thinking Off Your Feet: How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986527Strevens, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2019<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.eduMon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500A Path Twice Traveled: My Journey as a Historian of Chinahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237292Cohen, Paul A.<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2019<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674237292.jpg"><br />http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674237292http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500The Story of Mythhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674185074Johnston, Sarah Iles<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 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.eduMon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500Aquinas and the Market: Toward a Humane Economyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986404Hirschfeld, Mary L.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 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.eduMon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500Inventing Edward Learhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971158Lodge, Sara<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2018<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.eduMon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500Outbreak 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 /><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.eduMon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500The 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 /><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.eduMon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500The 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 /><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.eduMon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500The Renaissance in the 19th Century: Revision, Revival, and Returnhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674981027Bolzoni, Lina<br />Payne, Alina<br />PAPERBACK<br />December 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674981027.jpg"><br />http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674981027http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500Materials for the Study of Gurung Pe, Volume Ihttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984325Strickland, Simon<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 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.eduMon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500Materials for the Study of Gurung Pe, Volume IIhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984332Strickland, Simon<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 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=9780674984332http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500A Specter Haunting Europe: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674047686Hanebrink, Paul<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 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.eduMon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400The 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 /><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.eduMon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduMon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400Civilizing Torture: An American Traditionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737662Brundage, W. Fitzhugh<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 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.eduMon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400When Police Killhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986800Zimring, Franklin E.<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 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.eduMon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400Prophecy without Contempt: Religious Discourse in the Public Squarehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986879Kaveny, Cathleen<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 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.eduMon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400Our Friends the Enemies: The Occupation of France after Napoleonhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972315Haynes, Christine<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 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.eduTue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400Hesse: The Wanderer and His Shadowhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737884Decker, Gunnar<br />Lewis, Peter<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 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.eduTue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400Diseases of Women 1–2http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674996571Hippocrates<br />Potter, Paul<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 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.eduTue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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 culminated 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.eduTue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400Theogony. Works and Days. Testimoniahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997202Hesiod<br />Most, Glenn W.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 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.eduTue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduTue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduTue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Limits of Blame: Rethinking Punishment and Responsibilityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980778Kelly, Erin I.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 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.eduTue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the Newshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976658Pressman, Matthew<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 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.eduMon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400The 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 /><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.eduMon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400Republicanism in Russia: Community Before and After Communismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976726Kharkhordin, Oleg<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 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.eduMon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduMon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduMon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400Strangers in Our Midst: The Political Philosophy of Immigrationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986787Miller, David<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 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.eduMon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduMon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400Du Bois’s Telegram: Literary Resistance and State Containmenthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986961Spahr, Juliana<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 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.eduMon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Lizards, Crocodiles, and Turtles of Honduras: Systematics, Distribution, and Conservationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984165McCranie, James R.<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 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.eduMon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Japan in the American Centuryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983649Pyle, Kenneth B.<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 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.eduMon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Under 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 /><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.eduMon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Discovering Retroviruses: Beacons in the Biospherehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971707Skalka, Anna Marie<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 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.eduMon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Sentinel: The Unlikely Origins of the Statue of Libertyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975606Viano, Francesca Lidia<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 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.eduMon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Power, Pleasure, and Profit: Insatiable Appetites from Machiavelli to Madisonhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976672Wootton, David<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 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.eduMon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400What Works: Gender Equality by Designhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986565Bohnet, Iris<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 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.eduMon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400The 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 /><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.eduMon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Not 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 /><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.eduMon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400A 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 /><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.eduMon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrimehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979413Lusthaus, Jonathan<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 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.eduMon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Democracy’s Detectives: The Economics of Investigative Journalismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986817Hamilton, James T.<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 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.eduMon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduMon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduMon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduMon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Global Interior: Mineral Frontiers and American Powerhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984257Black, Megan<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 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.eduTue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Magdalene in the Reformationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979994Arnold, Margaret<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 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.eduTue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -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 /><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.eduTue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Habsburg Empire: A New Historyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986763Judson, Pieter M.<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 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.eduTue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400A Natural History of Human Moralityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986824Tomasello, Michael<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 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.eduTue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400A Natural History of Human Thinkinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986831Tomasello, Michael<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 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.eduTue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Education and the Commercial Mindsethttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986848Abrams, Samuel E.<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 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.eduTue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Illusion and Disillusionment: Travel Writing in the Modern Agehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984479Micallef, Roberta<br />PAPERBACK<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984479.jpg"><br /><p>Through engaging characters&mdash;China-bound missionaries, an Indo-Persian diplomat, a Turkish exile in India, a French teacher in America, Arab students in Moscow, a Japanese woman writer in Europe&mdash;<i>Illusion and Disillusionment</i> examines travel writing beyond colonialism, imperialism, and Orientalism, focusing on the experience of travel itself.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984479http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Foundinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972223Wilentz, Sean<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972223.jpg"><br /><p>Driving straight to the heart of the most contentious issue in American history, <b>Sean Wilentz</b> argues controversially that, far from concealing a crime against humanity, the U.S. Constitution limited slavery&rsquo;s legitimacy&mdash;a limitation which in time inspired the antislavery politics that led to Southern secession, the Civil War, and Emancipation.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972223http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Managementhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972094Rosenthal, Caitlin<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972094.jpg"><br /><p><b>Caitlin Rosenthal</b> explores quantitative management practices on West Indian and Southern plantations, showing how planter-capitalists built sophisticated organizations and used complex accounting tools. By demonstrating that business innovation can be a byproduct of bondage Rosenthal further erodes the false boundary between capitalism and slavery.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972094http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Economics of Religion in Indiahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979642Iyer, Sriya<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979642.jpg"><br /><p>Religion is not a popular target for economic analysis. Yet the economist&rsquo;s tools offer insights into how religious groups compete, deliver social services, and reach out to converts&mdash;how religions nurture and deploy market power. <b>Sriya Iyer</b> puts these tools to use in an expansive study of India, one of the world&rsquo;s most religiously diverse nations.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979642http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Our American Israel: The Story of an Entangled Alliancehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737624Kaplan, Amy<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737624.jpg"><br /><p>How did a Jewish state come to resonate profoundly with Americans in the twentieth century? Since WWII, Israel&rsquo;s identity has been entangled with America&rsquo;s belief in its own exceptionalism. Turning a critical eye on the two nations&rsquo; turbulent history together, <b>Amy Kaplan</b> unearths the roots of controversies that may well divide them in the future.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737624http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Politics against Dominationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986756Shapiro, Ian<br />PAPERBACK<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986756.jpg"><br /><p><b>Ian Shapiro</b> makes a compelling case that the purpose of politics should be to combat domination, and he shows what this means in practice at home and abroad. This is a major work of applied political theory, a profound challenge to utopian visions, and a guide to fundamental problems of justice and distribution.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986756http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400A Secular Agehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986916Taylor, Charles<br />PAPERBACK<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986916.jpg"><br /><p>The place of religion in society has changed profoundly in the last few centuries, particularly in the West. In what will be a defining book for our time, <b>Charles Taylor</b> takes up the question of what these changes mean, and what, precisely, happens when a society becomes one in which faith is only one human possibility among others.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986916http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Embattled Vote in America: From the Founding to the Presenthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972360Lichtman, Allan J.<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972360.jpg"><br /><p>Americans have died for the right to vote. Yet our democratic system guarantees no one, not even citizens, the opportunity to elect a government. <b>Allan Lichtman</b> calls attention to the founders&rsquo; greatest error&mdash;leaving the franchise to the discretion of individual states&mdash;and explains why it has triggered an unending struggle over voting rights.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972360http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Commentaries, Volume 3: Books V–VIIhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674058385Pius II<br />Meserve, Margaret<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674058385.jpg"><br /><p><i>Commentaries</i> by <b>Pius II</b> (1405&ndash;1464)&mdash;the only autobiography ever written by a pope&mdash;was composed in elegant humanistic Latin modeled on Caesar and Cicero. This edition contains a fresh Latin text based on the last manuscript written in Pius&rsquo;s lifetime and an updated and corrected version of the 1937 translation by Florence Alden Gragg.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674058385http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 5: <i>Ennead III</i>, Part 2, and <i>Ennead IV</i>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674974999Ficino, Marsilio<br />Gersh, Stephen<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674974999.jpg"><br /><p><b>Marsilio Ficino</b> (1433&ndash;1499) was the leading Platonic philosopher of the Renaissance and is generally recognized as the greatest authority on ancient Platonism before modern times. The I Tatti edition of his commentary on Plotinus, in 6 volumes, contains the first modern edition of the Latin text and the first translation into any modern language.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674974999http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Latin Poetryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977174Ariosto, Ludovico<br />Looney, Dennis<br />Possanza, D. Mark<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674977174.jpg"><br /><p>In <i>Latin Poetry</i>, the erudite and playful works of one of Italy&rsquo;s greatest poets, <b>Ludovico Ariosto</b> (1474&ndash;1533), are translated into English for the first time. This I Tatti edition provides a newly collated Latin text and offers unique insight into the formation of one of the Renaissance&rsquo;s foremost vernacular writers.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977174http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Still Pointshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873658706Gardner, Robert<br />Pressman, Adele<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780873658706.jpg"><br /><p><i>Still Points</i> is a collection of remarkable photographs taken by award-winning nonfiction filmmaker and author <b>Robert Gardner</b> during his anthropological and filming expeditions around the world. His images&mdash;from the Kalahari Desert, New Guinea, Colombia, India, Ethiopia, Niger, and other remote locations&mdash;are now in Harvard&rsquo;s Peabody Museum.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873658706http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texashttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976436Martinez, Monica Muñoz<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976436.jpg"><br /><p>From 1910 to 1920, Texan vigilantes and law enforcement killed ethnic Mexican residents with impunity. <b>Monica Mu&ntilde;oz Martinez</b> turns to the keepers of this history to create a record of what occurred and how a determined community ensured that victims were not forgotten. Remembering and retelling, she shows, can inscribe justice on a legacy of pain.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976436http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Exoplanets: Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Lifehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976900Goldsmith, Donald<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976900.jpg"><br /><p>Astronomers have recently discovered thousands of exotic planets that orbit stars throughout our Milky Way galaxy. With his characteristic wit and style, <b>Donald Goldsmith</b> shows how these observations have already broadened our planetary horizons, and tells us what may come next, including the ultimate discovery: life beyond our home planet.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976900http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Colonial Politics of Global Health: France and the United Nations in Postwar Africahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980488Pearson, Jessica Lynne<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980488.jpg"><br /><p><b>Jessica Lynne Pearson</b> explores the collision between imperial and international visions of health and development in French Africa as postwar decolonization movements gained strength. The consequences of putting politics above public health continue to play out in constraints placed on international health organizations half a century later.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980488http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Next Gen PhD: A Guide to Career Paths in Sciencehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986794Sinche, Melanie V.<br />PAPERBACK<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986794.jpg"><br /><p>An upper-level degree is a prized asset in the eyes of many employers, and nonfaculty careers once considered Plan B are now preferred by the majority of science degree holders. <b>Melanie Sinche</b> profiles science PhDs across a wide range of disciplines who share proven strategies for landing a rewarding occupation inside or outside the university.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986794http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Rage for Order: The British Empire and the Origins of International Law, 1800–1850http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986855Benton, Lauren<br />Ford, Lisa<br />PAPERBACK<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986855.jpg"><br /><p><b>Lauren Benton</b> and <b>Lisa Ford</b> find the origins of international law in empires, especially in the British Empire&rsquo;s sprawling efforts to refashion the imperial constitution and reorder the world. These attempts touched on all the issues of the early nineteenth century, from slavery to revolution, and changed the way we think about the empire&rsquo;s legacy.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986855http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Shen Gua’s Empiricismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987111Zuo, Ya<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987111.jpg"><br /><p><b>Ya Zuo</b> places Shen Gua (1031&ndash;1095) on the broad horizon of premodern Chinese thought, and presents his empiricism within an extensive narrative of Chinese epistemology. Her study provides insights into the complex dynamics in play at the dawn of Neo-Confucianism and urges readers toward a deeper appreciation of the diversity in Chinese thinking.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987111http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400In the Wake of the Mongols: The Making of a New Social Order in North China, 1200–1600http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987159Wang, Jinping<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987159.jpg"><br /><p>The Mongol conquest of north China inflicted terrible destruction, wiping out more than one-third of the population and dismantling the existing social order. <b>Jinping Wang</b> recounts the riveting story of how northern Chinese people adapted to these trying circumstances and interacted with their conquerors to create a drastically new social order.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987159http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Korean Buddhist Empire: A Transnational History, 1910–1945http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987197Kim, Hwansoo Ilmee<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987197.jpg"><br /><p>Korean Buddhists, despite living under colonial rule, reconfigured sacred objects, festivals, urban temples, propagation&mdash;and even their own identities&mdash;to modernize and elevate Korean Buddhism. By focusing on six case studies, this book highlights the centrality of transnational relationships in the transformation of colonial Korean Buddhism.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987197http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Novel of Human Rightshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986442Dawes, James<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986442.jpg"><br /><p><b>James Dawes</b> defines a new, dynamic American literary genre, which takes as its theme a range of atrocities at home and abroad. This vibrant and modern genre incorporates key debates within the human rights movement in the U.S. and in turn influences the ideas and rhetoric of that discourse.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986442http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Guilty Aesthetic Pleasureshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986466Aubry, Timothy<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986466.jpg"><br /><p>For scholars invested in supporting or challenging dominant ideologies, the beauty of literature seemed frivolous, even complicit with social iniquities. Suspicion of aesthetics became a way to establish the rigor of one&rsquo;s thought and the purity of one&rsquo;s politics. Yet aesthetic pleasure never disappeared, <b>Timothy Aubrey</b> writes. It went underground.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986466http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Economic Statecraft: Human Rights, Sanctions, and Conditionalityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979635Fabre, Cécile<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979635.jpg"><br /><p>Economic sanctions provide an alternative to waging war or a means to advance human rights. But are they morally justifiable? Philosophers have explored the ethics of war but rarely the ethics of carrots and sticks. <b>C&eacute;cile Fabre</b> offers a defense of economic statecraft, laying out a normative framework for this critical tool of diplomacy.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979635http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Adorno and Existencehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986862Gordon, Peter E.<br />PAPERBACK<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986862.jpg"><br /><p>Adorno was forever returning to the philosophies of bourgeois interiority, seeking the paradoxical relation between their manifest failure and their hidden promise. As <b>Peter E. Gordon</b> shows, Adorno&rsquo;s writings on Kierkegaard, Husserl, and Heidegger present us with a photographic negative&mdash;a philosophical portrait of the author himself.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986862http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Land of the Elephant Kings: Space, Territory, and Ideology in the Seleucid Empirehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986886Kosmin, Paul J.<br />PAPERBACK<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986886.jpg"><br /><p>Taking in the bulk of Alexander the Great&rsquo;s Asian conquests, the Seleucid Empire encompassed remarkable ethnic, religious, and linguistic diversity; yet it did not include Macedonia, the dynasty&rsquo;s ancestral homeland. <b>Paul Kosmin</b> shows how rulers over lands to which they had no historic claim transformed the territory into a coherent space.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986886http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Forget English!: Orientalisms and World Literatureshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986893Mufti, Aamir R.<br />PAPERBACK<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674986893.jpg"><br /><p>World literature advocates have promised to move humanistic study beyond postcolonial theory and antiquated paradigms of national literary traditions. <b>Aamir Mufti</b> scrutinizes these claims and critiques the continuing dominance of English as both a literary language and the undisputed cultural system of global capitalism.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674986893http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400De Gaullehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987210Jackson, Julian<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987210.jpg"><br /><p>In a definitive biography of the mythic general who refused to accept Nazi domination of France, <b>Julian Jackson</b> captures this titanic figure as never before. Drawing on unpublished letters, memoirs, and resources of the recently opened de Gaulle archive, he shows how this volatile visionary put a broken France back at the center of world affairs.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987210http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Dreamers: How Young Indians Are Changing the Worldhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674988170Poonam, Snigdha<br />PAPERBACK<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674988170.jpg"><br /><p><b>Snigdha Poonam</b> traveled through towns in northern India to investigate millennials, who are nothing like their Western counterparts. In a country of exceptional ambition, crushing limitations, and toxic masculinity, she found clickbaiters, scammers, and hucksters, but also strivers and student leaders hungry for change&mdash;a generation of dreamers.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674988170http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Word Embodied: The Jeweled Pagoda Mandalas in Japanese Buddhist Arthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983861O’Neal, Halle<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983861.jpg"><br /><p><b>Halle O&rsquo;Neal</b> unpacks jeweled pagoda mandala paintings and their revolutionary entwining of word and image to reveal crucial dynamics underlying Japanese Buddhist art&mdash;including invisibility, performative viewing, and the spectacular visualizations of embodiment.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983861http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Third Thoughtshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975323Weinberg, Steven<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975323.jpg"><br /><p>One of the world&rsquo;s most captivating scientists challenges us to think about nature&rsquo;s foundations and the entanglement of science and society. <b>Steven Weinberg</b>, author of <i>The First Three Minutes</i>, offers his views on fascinating aspects of physics and the universe, but does not seclude science behind disciplinary walls, or shy away from politics.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975323http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400In Their Own Best Interest: A History of the U.S. Effort to Improve Latin Americanshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984141Schoultz, Lars<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984141.jpg"><br /><p>For over a century the U.S. has &ldquo;improved&rdquo; the peoples of Latin America by promoting everything from representative democracy and economic development to oral hygiene. How did this paternalistic practice evolve and spread globally and what are the troubling consequences for a country with a habit of giving&mdash;and for others with a habit of receiving?</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984141http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Japan at the Crossroads: Conflict and Compromise after Anpohttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984424Kapur, Nick<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984424.jpg"><br /><p>In 1960, when Japan revised the postwar treaty that allows a U.S. military presence in Japan, the popular backlash changed the evolution of Japan&rsquo;s politics and culture, and its global role. <b>Nick Kapur</b>&rsquo;s analysis helps resolve Japan&rsquo;s essential paradox as being innovative yet regressive, flexible yet resistant, imaginative yet wedded to tradition.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984424http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Globalization and Inequalityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984608Helpman, Elhanan<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984608.jpg"><br /><p>Globalization is not the primary cause of rising inequality. That is the conclusion of this penetrating study by <b>Elhanan Helpman</b>, a leading expert on international trade. If we wish to curb inequality while protecting what is best about globalization, he shows, we must start with a clear view of how globalization does, and does not, shape our world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984608http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Translatability of Revolution: Guo Moruo and Twentieth-Century Chinese Culturehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987180Wang, Pu<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987180.jpg"><br /><p>In the first comprehensive study of Guo Moruo in English, <b>Pu Wang</b> explores the dynamics of translation, revolution, and historical imagination in twentieth-century Chinese culture. Guo was a romantic writer, Mao Zedong&rsquo;s last poetic interlocutor, a Marxist historian, president of China&rsquo;s Academy of Sciences, and translator of Goethe&rsquo;s <i>Faust</i>.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987180http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Coins from the Excavations at Sardis: Their Archaeological and Economic Contexts: Coins from the 1973 to 2013 Excavationshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987258Evans, Jane DeRose<br />Ramage, Andrew<br />Cahill, Nicholas D.<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987258.jpg"><br /><p><b>Jane DeRose Evans</b> focuses on the over 8,000 coins minted in the Lydian, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods that were excavated between 1973 and 2013 in the Harvard&ndash;Cornell Expedition. The book places coins within eastern Mediterranean historical, cultural and economic contexts in order to better understand the monetized economy of Sardis.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987258http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Juggler of Notre Damehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024354France, Anatole<br />Ziolkowski, Jan M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024354.jpg"><br /><p>Writers, illustrators, and musicians from the Middle Ages to the present have loved this simple, medieval tale. In 1890, <b>Anatole France</b> adapted the original poem as the short story &ldquo;Le jongleur de Notre Dame,&rdquo; paired here with a translation by Jan M. Ziolkowski and Art Deco illustrations by Maurice Lalau.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024354http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Juggler of Our Ladyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024347France, Anatole<br />Ziolkowski, Jan M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024347.jpg"><br /><p>Writers, illustrators, and musicians from the Middle Ages to the present have loved this simple, medieval tale. In 1890, <b>Anatole France</b> adapted the original poem as the short story &ldquo;Le jongleur de Notre Dame,&rdquo; paired here with a facing translation by Jan M. Ziolkowski and medievalesque illustrations and calligraphy in gouache by Malatesta.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024347http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Little Jugglerhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024361Cooney, Barbara<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024361.jpg"><br /><p>Drawing on &ldquo;an Old French legend&rdquo;&mdash;a poem with roots stretching back seven hundred years&mdash;<b>Barbara Cooney</b>, a two-time recipient of the Caldecott Medal, made a story of beauty and simplicity to entertain and edify young audiences. Her protagonist Barnaby the juggler helps readers appreciate how they can offer their services, no matter how humble.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024361http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Juggling the Middle Ages: A Medieval Coloring Bookhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024385Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University<br />PAPERBACK<br />September 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024385.jpg"><br /><p>This simple story behind this coloring book has medieval beginnings&mdash;a lovely poem often known as &ldquo;Our Lady&rsquo;s Tumbler&rdquo; that dates to the 1230s. Many writers and artists have been inspired by it, and the line art was thoughtfully chosen and carefully prepared from books published a century or so ago.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024385http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Ethics of Authenticityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987692Taylor, Charles<br />PAPERBACK<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987692.jpg"><br /><p>Everywhere we hear talk of decline, of a world that was better once, maybe fifty years ago, maybe centuries ago, but certainly before modernity drew us along its dubious path. While some lament the slide of Western culture into relativism and nihilism and others celebrate the trend as a liberating sort of progress, <b>Taylor</b> calls on us to face the moral and political crises of our time, and to make the most of modernity&rsquo;s challenges.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987692http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Papers of John Adams, Volume 19: February 1787 – May 1789http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674919280Adams, John<br />Georgini, Sara<br />Martin, Sara<br />Barlow, R. M.<br />Norton, Amanda Mathews<br />Millikan, Neal E.<br />Woodward, Hobson<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674919280.jpg"><br /><p>In <b>John Adams</b>&rsquo;s last 28 months as a diplomat in Europe, he petitioned to halt British impressment of American sailors, salvaged U.S. credit by contracting two Dutch loans, and finished <i>A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America</i>. He retired to his home but later resumed office as the first vice president of the U.S.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674919280http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400We the People, Volume 3: The Civil Rights Revolutionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983946Ackerman, Bruce<br />PAPERBACK<br />July 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983946.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Civil Rights Revolution</i> carries <b>Bruce Ackerman</b>&rsquo;s sweeping reinterpretation of constitutional history into the era beginning with <i>Brown v. Board of Education</i>. Laws that ended Jim Crow and ensured equal rights at work, in schools, and in the voting booth gained congressional approval only after the American people mobilized their support.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983946http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral Conflicthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983991Burt, John<br />PAPERBACK<br />July 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983991.jpg"><br /><p>In their famous debates, Lincoln and Douglas struggled with how to behave when an ethical conflict like slavery strained democracy&rsquo;s commitment to rule by both consent and principle. What conscience demands and what it can persuade others to agree to are not always the same. Ultimately, this tragic limitation of liberalism led Lincoln to war.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983991http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400World Inequality Report 2018http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984554Alvaredo, Facundo<br />Chancel, Lucas<br />Piketty, Thomas<br />Saez, Emmanuel<br />Zucman, Gabriel<br />PAPERBACK<br />July 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984554.jpg"><br /><p><i>World Inequality Report 2018</i> is the most authoritative and up-to-date account of global trends in inequality. Researched, compiled, and written by a team of the world&rsquo;s leading economists, it presents&mdash;with unrivaled clarity and depth&mdash;information and analysis that will be vital to policy makers and scholars everywhere.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984554http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Haunted by Chaos: China’s Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinpinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977099Khan, Sulmaan Wasif<br />HARDCOVER<br />July 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674977099.jpg"><br /><p>Before the Communists came to power, China lay broken. Today it is a global force, but its leaders are haunted by the past. <b>Sulmaan Wasif Khan</b> chronicles the grand strategies that have sought to protect China from aggression and ensure it would never again experience the powerlessness of the late Qing and Republican eras.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977099http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Thinking and Beinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967892Kimhi, Irad<br />HARDCOVER<br />July 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674967892.jpg"><br /><p>Frege argued that psychological laws of thought&mdash;which explicate how we in fact think&mdash;must be distinguished from logical laws of thought&mdash;which impose rational requirements on thinking. Marking a radical break with Frege&rsquo;s legacy in analytic philosophy, <b>Irad Kimhi</b>&rsquo;s work shows that thinking and being are different manifestations of the same capacity.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967892http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Legal Lessons: Popularizing Laws in the People’s Republic of China, 1949–1989http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983854Altehenger, Jennifer<br />HARDCOVER<br />July 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983854.jpg"><br /><p><i>Legal Lessons</i> examines how China&rsquo;s party-state attempted to motivate ordinary citizens to learn laws during the Mao period. Archival records, advice manuals, and colorful propaganda materials reveal how official attempts to promote &ldquo;correct&rdquo; understanding of laws intersected with the interpretations and practical experiences of the people.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983854http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Self and Soul: A Defense of Idealshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984004Edmundson, Mark<br />PAPERBACK<br />July 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984004.jpg"><br /><p>In a culture of the Self that has become progressively more skeptical and materialistic, we spare little thought for the great ideals&mdash;courage, contemplation, and compassion&mdash;that once gave life meaning. Here, <b>Mark Edmundson</b> makes an impassioned attempt to defend the value of these ancient ideals and to resurrect Soul in the modern world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984004http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reformhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984073Shelby, Tommie<br />PAPERBACK<br />July 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984073.jpg"><br /><p>For <b>Tommie Shelby</b>, the persistence of ghettos raises many thorny questions of morality, and he offers practical answers framed in terms of what justice requires of government and its citizens. His social vision and political ethics calls for putting the abolition of ghettos at the center of reform.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984073http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Study of al-Andalus: The Scholarship and Legacy of James T. Monroehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984462Hamilton, Michelle M.<br />Wacks, David A.<br />PAPERBACK<br />July 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984462.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Study of al-Andalus</i> explores the many ways in which James T. Monroe&rsquo;s scholarship has inspired further study in topics including Hispano-Arabic, Hebrew, and Romance literatures, Persian epic poetry, the impact of Andalusi literature in Egypt and the Arab East, and the lasting legacy of the expulsion of Spain&rsquo;s last Muslims.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984462http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Body, Society, and Nation: The Creation of Public Health and Urban Culture in Shanghaihttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987173Nakajima, Chieko<br />HARDCOVER<br />July 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674987173.jpg"><br /><p><b>Chieko Nakajima</b> tells the story of China&rsquo;s unfolding modernity, exploring changing ideas, practices, and systems related to health and body in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century Shanghai. She explains how local customs fashioned and constrained public health and, in turn, how hygienic modernity helped shape local cultures and behavior.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674987173http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 109http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971653Thomas, Richard F.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p><i>Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 109</i> includes Jos&eacute; Marcos Macedo&rsquo;s &ldquo;Zeus as (Rider of) Thunderbolt&rdquo;; Henry Spelman&rsquo;s &ldquo;Borrowing Sappho&rsquo;s Napkins&rdquo;; Florence Klein&rsquo;s &ldquo;Vergil&rsquo;s &lsquo;Posidippeanism&rsquo;?&rdquo;; Benjamin Victor&rsquo;s &ldquo;Four Passages in Propertius&rsquo; Last Book of Elegies&rdquo;; and other essays.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971653http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Carving Up the Globe: An Atlas of Diplomacyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976245<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976245.jpg"><br /><p>With hundreds of full-color maps and finely crafted images, this atlas illustrates treaties that have determined the fates of millions, beginning with ancient Egyptians. <b>Malise Ruthven</b> and a team of experts provide lively historical commentary about the geopolitical efforts of princes, politicians, and diplomats to carve up the globe.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976245http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400The People’s Zion: Southern Africa, the United States, and a Transatlantic Faith-Healing Movementhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737785Cabrita, Joel<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737785.jpg"><br /><p><b>Joel Cabrita</b> tells the story of Zionism, which began in a utopian community near Chicago in 1900. Its faith-healing spiritualism, uplifting pan-racialism, and missionary zeal resonated with marginalized urban working-class whites and blacks in both the United States and Southern Africa. Today Zionism is Southern Africa&rsquo;s largest religious movement.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737785http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983977Brown, Peter<br />PAPERBACK<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983977.jpg"><br /><p><b>Peter Brown</b> explores a revolutionary shift in thinking about the fate of the soul between 250 and 650 CE, showing how personal wealth in the pursuit of redemption led Church doctrine concerning the afterlife to evolve from speculation to firm reality. This new relationship to money set the stage for the Church&rsquo;s domination of medieval society.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983977http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Beginning at the End: Decadence, Modernism, and Postcolonial Poetryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984431Stilling, Robert<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984431.jpg"><br /><p><b>Robert Stilling</b> shows how aestheticism&rsquo;s decadence became a key idea in postcolonial thought, describing the failures of revolutionary nationalism and asserting cosmopolitanism in poetry and art. Breaking down the boundaries around decadent literature, he takes it outside Europe and emphasizes the global reach of its imaginative transgressions.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984431http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400History and Presencehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984592Orsi, Robert A.<br />PAPERBACK<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984592.jpg"><br /><p>The unseeing of the gods was a requirement of Western modernity. Beginning with sixteenth-century debates over Christ&rsquo;s real presence in the host, <b>Robert Orsi</b> imagines an alternative. He urges us to withhold from absence the prestige modernity encourages and instead to approach contemporary religion and history with the gods fully present.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984592http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Cultural Agents Reloaded: The Legacy of Antanas Mockushttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088559Tognato, Carlo<br />PAPERBACK<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674088559.jpg"><br /><p><i>Cultural Agents Reloaded</i> reflects on the accomplishments and failures of Antanas Mockus, twice Mayor of Bogot&aacute;. His example motivates us to sharpen our understanding of what cultural agency is in the present day by bringing into focus the challenges public humanities face when they travel South and struggle to become genuinely global.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088559http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Halberd at Red Cliff: Jian’an and the Three Kingdomshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977037Tian, Xiaofei<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674977037.jpg"><br /><p>The third century CE&mdash;the Jian&rsquo;an era or Three Kingdoms&mdash;holds double significance for the Chinese cultural tradition. Its writings laid the foundation of classical poetry and literary criticism. Its historical personages and events also inspired works of art throughout Chinese history. <b>Xiaofei Tian</b> examines the interface of these two nostalgias.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977037http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Leftism Reinvented: Western Parties from Socialism to Neoliberalismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971813Mudge, Stephanie L.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971813.jpg"><br /><p>Analyzing left-leaning parties in the U.S., Sweden, Germany, and the United Kingdom, <b>Stephanie Mudge</b> shows that the left lost voters&rsquo; loyalty in part because of the changing worldview of party experts. Keynesian economists in the 1960s who spoke for managing the economy gave way in the 1980s to economists advocating the advancement of markets.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971813http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Inferno: An Anatomy of American Punishmenthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983939Ferguson, Robert A.<br />PAPERBACK<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983939.jpg"><br /><p><b>Robert Ferguson</b> diagnoses all parts of a massive, out-of-control punishment regime. Turning the spotlight on the plight of prisoners, he asks the American people, Do we want our prisons to be this way? Acknowledging the suffering of prisoners and understanding what punishers do when they punish are the first steps toward a better, more just system.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983939http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Modernshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984028Latour, Bruno<br />Porter, Catherine<br />PAPERBACK<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984028.jpg"><br /><p>In a new approach to philosophical anthropology, <b>Bruno Latour</b> offers answers to questions raised in <i>We Have Never Been Modern</i>: If not modern, what <i>have</i> we been, and what values should we inherit? <i>An Inquiry into Modes of Existence</i> offers a new basis for diplomatic encounters with other societies at a time of ecological crisis.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984028http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400River Cities, City Rivershttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024255Way, Thaïsa<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024255.jpg"><br /><p>Cities have been built alongside rivers throughout history&mdash;shaping the development of urban landscapes and altering ecologies. Yet we have rarely given these urban landscapes their due. <i>River Cities, City Rivers</i> explores how such histories have shaped the present and how they might inform our visions of the future.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024255http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Smoke, Flames, and the Human Body in Mesoamerican Ritual Practicehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024262Tiesler, Vera<br />Scherer, Andrew K.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024262.jpg"><br /><p><i>Smoke, Flames, and the Human Body in Mesoamerican Ritual Practice</i> address the traditions, circumstances, and practices that involved the burning of bodies and bone, to better understand the ideologies behind these acts. It brings together scholars working across Mesoamerica with different methodologies and interdisciplinary lenses.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024262http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Tragedies, Volume I: Hercules. Trojan Women. Phoenician Women. Medea. Phaedrahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997172Seneca<br />Fitch, John G.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997172.jpg"><br /><p><b>Seneca</b> (ca. AD 4&ndash;65) authored verse tragedies that strongly influenced Shakespeare and other Renaissance dramatists. Plots are based on myth, but themes reflect imperial Roman politics. <b>John G. Fitch</b> has thoroughly revised his two-volume edition to take account of scholarship that has appeared since its initial publication.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997172http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Tragedies, Volume II: Oedipus. Agamemnon. Thyestes. Hercules on Oeta. Octaviahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997189Seneca<br />Fitch, John G.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997189.jpg"><br /><p><b>Seneca</b> (ca. AD 4&ndash;65) authored verse tragedies that strongly influenced Shakespeare and other Renaissance dramatists. Plots are based on myth, but themes reflect imperial Roman politics. <b>John G. Fitch</b> has thoroughly revised his two-volume edition to take account of scholarship that has appeared since its initial publication.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997189http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400History of Rome, Volume XI: Books 38–40http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997196Livy<br />Yardley, J. C.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997196.jpg"><br /><p><b>Livy</b> (Titus Livius, 64 or 59 BC&ndash;AD 12 or 17), the Roman historian, presents a vivid narrative of Rome&rsquo;s rise from the traditional foundation of the city in 753 or 751 BC to 9 BC and illustrates the collective and individual virtues necessary to maintain such greatness. The fourth decad (31&ndash;40) focuses on Rome&rsquo;s growing hegemony in the East.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997196http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Posthomericahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997165Quintus Smyrnaeus<br />Hopkinson, Neil<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997165.jpg"><br /><p><b>Quintus Smyrnaeus</b>&rsquo; <i>Posthomerica</i>, composed between the late second and mid-fourth centuries AD, boldly adapts Homeric diction and style to fill in the story of the Trojan expedition between the end of the <a class="publicationTitle" href="/results-list.php?collection=1405">Iliad</a> and the beginning of the <a class="publicationTitle" href="/results-list.php?collection=1553">Odyssey</a>. This edition replaces the earlier Loeb Classical Library edition by A. S. Way (1913).</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997165http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Plato as Critical Theoristhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971769Thakkar, Jonny<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971769.jpg"><br /><p>What is the best possible society? How would its rulers govern and citizens behave? In an era when political idealism seems a relic of the past, these questions are more urgent than ever. Taking seriously Plato&rsquo;s claim that in an ideal society philosophers rule, <b>Jonny Thakkar</b> offers a daring experiment to breathe life into our political present.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971769http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400An Emerging Modern World: 1750–1870http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674047204Conrad, Sebastian<br />Osterhammel, Jürgen<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674047204.jpg"><br /><p>For most of human history, states and regions were connected by long-distance commerce and war, yet they developed essentially separately. The century after 1750 marked a major shift. <i>An Emerging Modern World</i>, fourth in the six-volume series <i>A History of the World</i>, charts this transformative period outside the West.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674047204http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Information, Incentives, and Education Policyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674050907Neal, Derek A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674050907.jpg"><br /><p><b>Derek Neal</b> writes that economists must analyze public education policy in the same way they analyze other procurement problems. He shows how standard tools from economics research speak directly to issues in education. For mastering the models and tools that economists of education should use in their work, there is no better resource available.</p> http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674050907http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400As the World Ages: Rethinking a Demographic Crisishttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674504639Sivaramakrishnan, Kavita<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674504639.jpg"><br /><p>People are living longer, not only in wealthy countries but in developing nations. For too long, Western experts have conceived of aging as a universal predicament&mdash;one that supposedly provokes the same welfare concerns in every context. It is time, <b>Kavita Sivaramakrishnan</b> writes, to embrace a new approach that prioritizes local agendas and values.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674504639http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Collective Choice and Social Welfare: An Expanded Editionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674919211Sen, Amartya<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674919211.jpg"><br /><p>A classic since 1970, this study has been recognized for its groundbreaking role in integrating economics and ethics, and for its influence in opening up new areas of research in social choice. This expanded edition preserves the text of the original while presenting eleven new chapters of fresh arguments and results and a new introduction.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674919211http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar Wildehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984387Wilde, Oscar<br />Frankel, Nicholas<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984387.jpg"><br /><p>Serving prison time with hard labor for the crime of gross indecency, <b>Oscar Wilde</b> wrote some of his most powerful works. A savage indictment of society, and testimony to private sufferings, his prison writings&mdash;illuminated by <b>Nicholas Frankel</b>&rsquo;s notes&mdash;reveal a different man from the dandy and aesthete who shocked or amused the English-speaking world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984387http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Moving toward Integration: The Past and Future of Fair Housinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976535Sander, Richard H.<br />Kucheva, Yana A.<br />Zasloff, Jonathan M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976535.jpg"><br /><p>Reducing residential segregation has proven to be the best way to reduce racial inequality in employment, earnings, test scores, and longevity. <i>Moving toward Integration</i> explains why racial segregation has been resilient, and how public policy, aligned with demographic trends, can achieve housing integration within a generation.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976535http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern Americahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737501Igo, Sarah E.<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737501.jpg"><br /><p>Every day Americans make decisions about their privacy: what to share, how much to expose to whom. Securing the boundary between private affairs and public identity has become a central task of citizenship. <b>Sarah Igo</b> pursues this elusive social value across the twentieth century, as individuals asked how they should be known by their own society.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737501http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Poems of Christopher of Mytilene and John Mauropoushttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674736986Christopher of Mytilene<br />Mauropous, John<br />Bernard, Floris<br />Livanos, Christopher<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674736986.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Poems of Christopher of Mytilene and John Mauropous</i> collects the varied Byzantine Greek verses of these witty and vibrant poets&mdash;their epigrams, satires, encomia, polemics, and more&mdash;in English for the first time.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674736986http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Dignity: Its History and Meaninghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984059Rosen, Michael<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984059.jpg"><br /><p>Dignity plays a central role in thinking about law and human rights, but there is sharp disagreement about its meaning. Combining conceptual precision with a broad historical background, <b>Rosen</b> puts these controversies in context and offers a novel, constructive proposal. He also answers a puzzling question: why treat the dead with dignity?</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984059http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar: Essays on Poets and Poetryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984080Vendler, Helen<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984080.jpg"><br /><p>One of our foremost commentators examines the work of a broad range of English, Irish, and American poets. <b>Helen Vendler</b>&rsquo;s essays, book reviews, and occasional prose from the past two decades, taken together, are an eloquent plea for the centrality&mdash;in humanistic study and modern culture&mdash;of poetry&rsquo;s subversive, sustaining, and demanding legacy.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984080http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Medieval Latin Lives of Muhammadhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980730Yolles, Julian<br />Weiss, Jessica<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980730.jpg"><br /><p><i>Medieval Latin Lives of Muhammad</i> helps trace the persistence of old clich&eacute;s as well as the evolution of new attitudes toward Islam and its prophet over five centuries in Western culture. This volume brings together a highly varied and fascinating set of Latin narratives and polemics never before translated into English.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980730http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Top Incomes in France in the Twentieth Century: Inequality and Redistribution, 1901–1998http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737693Piketty, Thomas<br />Ackerman, Seth<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737693.jpg"><br /><p>This pioneering work by <b>Thomas Piketty</b> explains the facts and dynamics of income inequality in France in the twentieth century. On its publication in French in 2001, it helped launch the international program led by Piketty and others to explore the grand patterns and causes of global inequality&mdash;research that has since transformed public debate.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737693http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public Worldhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980983Rothman, Jennifer<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980983.jpg"><br /><p>From athletes to victims of revenge porn, people have been transformed into intellectual property. Who controls one&rsquo;s identity? <b>Jennifer Rothman</b> uses the right of publicity&mdash;a little-known law&mdash;to answer this question. By tracing the right&rsquo;s origins to privacy laws in the 1800s, she finds a way to reclaim privacy for a public world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980983http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Universe in Creation: A New Understanding of the Big Bang and the Emergence of Lifehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976078Gould, Roy R.<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976078.jpg"><br /><p>Offering a fresh take on what brought the world&mdash;and us&mdash;into being, <b>Roy Gould</b> helps us see the universe as the master of its own creation, not tethered to a singular event but burgeoning as new space and energy stream into existence. He explores whether life itself&mdash;rather than a mere cosmic afterthought&mdash;may be written into the basic laws of nature.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976078http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Hearing Things: The Work of Sound in Literaturehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983496Leighton, Angela<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983496.jpg"><br /><p>Drawing on the writings of critics and philosophers and on the comments of poets and novelists who have pointed to the role of the ear in writing and reading, <b>Angela Leighton</b> offers a reconsideration of literature as an exercise in hearing things, and renews a call for criticism that is creatively attentive to sound&rsquo;s work in every literary text.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983496http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Austrian Reconstruction and the Collapse of Global Finance, 1921–1931http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088924Marcus, Nathan<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674088924.jpg"><br /><p>Although some statesmen and historians have pinned Austria&rsquo;s&mdash;and the world&rsquo;s&mdash;interwar economic implosion on financial colonialism, in this corrective history <b>Nathan Marcus</b> deemphasizes the negative role of external players and points to the greater impact of domestic malfeasance and predatory speculation on Austrian political and financial decline.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088924http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and Its Legacyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976443Benton-Cohen, Katherine<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976443.jpg"><br /><p>The Dillingham Commission&mdash;created by Congress in 1907 to collect data on a perceived immigration problem&mdash;remains the largest U.S. immigration study ever conducted. <b>Katherine Benton-Cohen</b> shows that its Progressive formulation and recommendations endure in almost every component of immigration policy, control, and enforcement a century later.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976443http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Writing for Print: Publishing and the Making of Textual Authority in Late Imperial Chinahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983830Son, Suyoung<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983830.jpg"><br /><p><b>Suyoung Son</b> examines the widespread practice of self-publishing by writers in late imperial China, focusing on the relationships between manuscript tradition and print convention, peer patronage and popular fame, and gift exchange and commercial transactions in textual production and circulation.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983830http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Inside Graduate Admissions: Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeepinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984042Posselt, Julie R.<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984042.jpg"><br /><p>Advanced degrees are necessary for careers that once required only a college education. Yet little has been written about who gets into grad school and why. <b>Julie Posselt</b> pulls back the curtain on this secret process, revealing how faculty evaluate applicants in top-ranked doctoral programs in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984042http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Dante: The Story of His Lifehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984066Santagata, Marco<br />Dixon, Richard<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984066.jpg"><br /><p><b>Marco Santagata</b> illuminates one of the world&rsquo;s supreme poets from many angles&mdash;philosopher, father, courtier, political partisan. He brings together a vast body of Italian scholarship on Dante&rsquo;s medieval world, untangles a complex web of family relationships for English readers, and shows the influence of local and regional politics on his writing.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984066http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Disciplining the Empire: Politics, Governance, and the Rise of the British Navyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976207Kinkel, Sarah<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976207.jpg"><br /><p><b>Sarah Kinkel</b> shows that the rise of British naval power was neither inevitable nor unquestioned: it was the outcome of fierce battles over the shape of Britain&rsquo;s empire and the bonds of political authority. The Navy was one of many battlefields where British subjects debated whether the empire would be ruled from Parliament down or the people up.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976207http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Vatican I: The Council and the Making of the Ultramontane Churchhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979987O'Malley, John W.<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979987.jpg"><br /><p>In the nineteenth century, the foundations upon which the Catholic Church had rested for centuries were shaken were shaken by liberalism. At the Vatican Council of 1869&ndash;1870, the church made a dramatic effort to set things right by defining the doctrine of papal infallibility. As a result, the church became more pope-centered than ever before.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979987http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400A Business of State: Commerce, Politics, and the Birth of the East India Companyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984561Mishra, Rupali<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984561.jpg"><br /><p>Around 1800, the English East India Company controlled half of the world&rsquo;s trade and deployed a vast network of political influencers. Yet the story of its 17th-century beginnings has remained largely untold. <b>Rupali Mishra</b>&rsquo;s account of the Company&rsquo;s formative years sheds light on one of the most powerful corporations in the history of the world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984561http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400Elements of Surprise: Our Mental Limits and the Satisfactions of Plothttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980204Tobin, Vera<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980204.jpg"><br /><p>Reading classic and popular literature alongside the latest research in cognitive science, <b>Vera Tobin</b> shows that a good surprise works by taking advantage of cognitive biases, mental shortcuts, and quirks of memory. She provides not only a sophisticated how-to guide for writers but&mdash;for all readers&mdash;a new appreciation of the pleasures of being had.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980204http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400A World of Empires: The Russian Voyage of the Frigate Palladahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976405Bojanowska, Edyta M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976405.jpg"><br /><p><b>Edyta Bojanowska</b> uses Ivan Goncharov&rsquo;s gripping travelogue&mdash;a bestseller in nineteenth-century Russia&mdash;as a unique eyewitness account of empire in action. Slow to be integrated into the standard narrative on European imperialism, Russia emerges here as an assertive empire eager to emulate European powers and determined to define Russia against them.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976405http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims from North Africa to Francehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984103Katz, Ethan B.<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984103.jpg"><br /><p>Headlines from France suggest that the country&rsquo;s Jews and Muslims are inevitably at odds. But the past tells a different story. In this sweeping history from World War I to the present, <b>Ethan Katz</b> shows that Jewish&ndash;Muslim relations were more complex, shaped by everyday encounters and perceptions of deeply rooted similarities as well as differences.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984103http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Codehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976429De Filippi, Primavera<br />Wright, Aaron<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976429.jpg"><br /><p>How does Bitcoin mine money from 1s and 0s? Through blockchain, a tool for creating secure, decentralized peer-to-peer applications. The technology has been compared to the Internet in impact. But disintermediation&mdash;blockchain&rsquo;s greatest benefit&mdash;cuts out oversight along with middlemen. <i>Blockchain and the Law</i> urges the law to catch up.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976429http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400What Was Literary Impressionism?http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980792Fried, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980792.jpg"><br /><p>If literary impressionism is anything, it is the project to turn prose into vision. But vision of what? <b>Michael Fried</b> argues that the impressionists compelled readers not only to see what was described and narrated but also to see writing itself: the upward-facing page, pen and ink, the written script, the act of inscription.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980792http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinkinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980150Heyes, Cecilia<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980150.jpg"><br /><p>Adult humans have impressive pieces of cognitive equipment, but in <b>Cecilia Heyes</b>&rsquo;s view these cognitive gadgets are not programmed in the genes. They are constructed over the course of childhood through social interaction. From birth, our malleable minds learn from our culture-soaked human environment not only what to think but how to think it.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980150http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400The Great Rift: Literacy, Numeracy, and the Religion-Science Dividehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983632Hobart, Michael E.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983632.jpg"><br /><p><b>Michael Hobart</b> locates the great rift between science and religion not in ideological disagreement but in advances in mathematics and symbolic representation that moved past language to open new windows onto the natural world. His work connects the cognitive breakthroughs of the past with intellectual debates ongoing in the twenty-first century.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983632http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary Americahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674286078Belew, Kathleen<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674286078.jpg"><br /><p>The white power movement has declared war against the United States and has carried out&mdash;with military precision&mdash;an escalating campaign of terror against the American public. <b>Kathleen Belew</b> gives the first full history of a movement that consolidated around a sense of betrayal over Vietnam and made tragic headlines with the Oklahoma City bombing.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674286078http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400Pandora’s Box: A History of the First World Warhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545113Leonhard, Jörn<br />Camiller, Patrick<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674545113.jpg"><br /><p>In a monumental history of WWI, Germany&rsquo;s leading historian of the first great 20th-century catastrophe explains the war&rsquo;s origins and course, revealing how profoundly it shaped the world to come. <b>J&ouml;rn Leonhard</b> treats the clash of arms with a sure feel for grand strategy, the tactics of arms and attrition, and the grim fate of frontline soldiers.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545113http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400Holy Humanitarians: American Evangelicals and Global Aidhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737365Curtis, Heather D.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737365.jpg"><br /><p><b>Heather D. Curtis</b> lays bare the theological motivations, social forces, cultural assumptions, business calculations, and political dynamics that shaped America&rsquo;s ambivalent embrace of evangelical philanthropy. In the process she uncovers the seeds of today&rsquo;s heated debates over the politics of poverty relief and international aid.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737365http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400Empire by Invitation: William Walker and Manifest Destiny in Central Americahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737495Gobat, Michel<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737495.jpg"><br /><p><b>Michel Gobat</b> traces the first U.S. overseas empire to William Walker, a believer in the nation&rsquo;s manifest destiny to spread not only westward but abroad. In the 1850s Walker and a band of expansionists migrated to Nicaragua to free the masses from allegedly despotic elites. But what began with promises of liberation devolved into a reign of terror.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737495http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400Root-Cause Regulation: Protecting Work and Workers in the Twenty-First Centuryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979604Piore, Michael J.<br />Schrank, Andrew<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979604.jpg"><br /><p>Work is more deadly than war, and the U.S. has one of the highest rates of occupational fatality in the developed world. Why, after a century of reform, are U.S. workers growing less secure? <b>Michael Piore</b> and <b>Andrew Schrank</b> show how regulation can be a generative force for both workers and employers, rather than the job-killer of neoliberal theory.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979604http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athenshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660441Stuttard, David<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660441.jpg"><br /><p>Alcibiades was one of the most dazzling figures of Athens&rsquo; Golden Age. A friend of Socrates, he was spectacularly rich, bewitchingly handsome and charismatic, a skilled general, and a ruthless politician. He was also a serial traitor. <b>David Stuttard</b> tells a spellbinding story of Alcibiades&rsquo; life and the turbulent world he set out to conquer.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660441http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400Superbugs: An Arms Race against Bacteriahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975989Hall, William<br />McDonnell, Anthony<br />O'Neill, Jim<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975989.jpg"><br /><p>Antibiotics are powerful drugs that can prevent and treat infections, but they are becoming less effective as a result of drug resistance. <i>Superbugs</i> describes this growing global threat, the systematic failures that have led to it, and solutions that governments, industries, and public health specialists can adopt.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975989http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400Colonial al-Andalus: Spain and the Making of Modern Moroccan Culturehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980327Calderwood, Eric<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980327.jpg"><br /><p>The widespread belief that Spain and Morocco are joined through their Andalusi past&mdash;from a time when Christians, Muslims, and Jews &ldquo;coexisted&rdquo; in medieval Iberia&mdash;actually arose in the 1800s, as Spain&rsquo;s justification for colonizing Morocco. <b>Eric Calderwood</b> shows how a piece of Spanish propaganda gradually became a tenet of Moroccan nationalism.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980327http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400Pedro Reyes: Ad Usum / To Be Usedhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674025158Falconi, José Luis<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674025158.jpg"><br /><p>Mexico-based artist, architect, and cultural agent Pedro Reyes turns existing social problems into opportunities for effecting tangible change through collective imagination. <i>Ad Usum: To Be Used</i> is a full-color illustrated survey of Reyes&rsquo;s projects including images, interviews, and critical essays by leading scholars in diverse fields.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674025158http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500No Morality, No Self: Anscombe’s Radical Skepticismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976504Doyle, James<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976504.jpg"><br /><p>Elizabeth Anscombe&rsquo;s &ldquo;Modern Moral Philosophy&rdquo; and &ldquo;The First Person&rdquo; have become touchstones of analytic philosophy but their significance remains controversial or misunderstood. <b>James Doyle</b> offers a fresh interpretation of Anscombe&rsquo;s theses about ethical reasoning and individual identity that reconciles seemingly incompatible points of view.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976504http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500America Classifies the Immigrants: From Ellis Island to the 2020 Censushttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674425057Perlmann, Joel<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674425057.jpg"><br /><p><b>Joel Perlmann</b> traces the history of U.S. classification of immigrants, from Ellis Island to the present day, showing how slippery and contested ideas about racial, national, and ethnic difference have been. His focus ranges from the 1897 List of Races and Peoples, through changes in the civil rights era, to proposals for reform of the 2020 Census.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674425057http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal Worldhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737563Moyn, Samuel<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737563.jpg"><br /><p>The age of human rights has been kindest to the rich. As state violations of political rights garnered attention, a commitment to material equality disappeared and market fundamentalism emerged as the dominant economic force. <b>Samuel Moyn</b> asks why we chose not to challenge wealth and neglected the demands of a broader social and economic justice.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737563http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migrationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737037Minian, Ana Raquel<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737037.jpg"><br /><p>In the 1970s Mexico sent men across the border to take low-level work and return money to their communities back home. But the 1980s U.S. immigration crackdown forced many to remain in the north permanently for fear of not being able to return to work&mdash;trapped in a &ldquo;cage of gold.&rdquo; <b>Ana Raquel Minian</b> explores this unique chapter in Mexican migration.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737037http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500What Is China?: Territory, Ethnicity, Culture, and Historyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737143Ge, Zhaoguang<br />Hill, Michael Gibbs<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737143.jpg"><br /><p><b>Ge Zhaoguang</b> addresses sensitive questions of identity that shape the politics of the world&rsquo;s most populous country. This insider&rsquo;s account teases out nuances of China&rsquo;s encounter with the contemporary world, using its past to explain its present and to provide insight into paths the nation might follow as the current century unfolds.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737143http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500The Law of Blood: Thinking and Acting as a Nazihttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660434Chapoutot, Johann<br />Richmond Mouillot, Miranda<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660434.jpg"><br /><p>The scale and depth of Nazi brutality seem to defy understanding. What could drive people to fight, kill, and destroy with such ruthless ambition? <b>Johann Chapoutot</b> says we need to understand better how the Nazis explained it themselves, and in particular how steeped they were in the idea that history gave them no choice: it was either kill or die.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660434http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor’s Last Best Weaponhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972131Webber, David<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972131.jpg"><br /><p><b>David Webber</b> shines a light on labor&rsquo;s most potent remaining weapon: its multitrillion-dollar pension funds. Outmaneuvered at the bargaining table and in the courts, state houses, and Washington, worker organizations are beginning to exercise muscle through markets. Shareholder activism is a rare good-news story for America&rsquo;s workers.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972131http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500Selected Poemshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674063440Engonopoulos, Nikos<br />Connolly, David<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674063440.jpg"><br /><p><b>Nikos Engonopoulos</b> (1907&ndash;1985) was one of the most prominent representatives of Greek Surrealist poetry and painting. This volume offers a collection of his most representative poems, including his long poem <i>Boliv&aacute;r</i>, an emblematic act of resistance against the Nazis and their allies who occupied Greece in 1941.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674063440http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500Christian: The Politics of a Word in Americahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737631Bowman, Matthew<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737631.jpg"><br /><p>Religious diversity is a defining feature of the United States. But more remarkable than the range of faiths is the diversity of political visions embedded in them. <b>Matthew Bowman</b> delves into the ongoing struggle over the potent word &ldquo;Christian,&rdquo; not merely to settle theological disputes but to discover its centrality to American politics.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737631http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500Navigating Semi-Colonialism: Shipping, Sovereignty, and Nation-Building in China, 1860–1937http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983847Reinhardt, Anne<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983847.jpg"><br /><p><i>Navigating Semi-Colonialism</i> examines steam navigation, which was introduced by foreign powers to Chinese waters in the mid-nineteenth century. <b>Anne Reinhardt</b> illuminates both conceptual and concrete aspects of this regime, arguing for the specificity of China&rsquo;s experience, its continuities with colonialism, and its links to global processes.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983847http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproductionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984011Greely, Henry T.<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984011.jpg"><br /><p>Within 40 years many people will stop having sex for reproduction. After IVF and preimplantation genetic diagnosis, parents will pick embryos for implantation, gestation, and birth. It will be easy, safe, lawful, and free, <b>Henry Greely</b> predicts. He explains the new technologies and sets out the deep ethical and legal challenges facing humanity.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984011http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalizationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984035Milanovic, Branko<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984035.jpg"><br /><p><b>Branko Milanovic</b> presents a bold account of the dynamics that drive inequality on a global scale. Using vast data sets, he explains the forces that make inequality rise and fall within and among nations over time. He reveals who has been helped by globalization, who has been hurt, andwhat policies might tilt the balance toward economic justice.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984035http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500Give and Take: Poverty and the Status Order in Early Modern Japanhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983878Ehlers, Maren A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983878.jpg"><br /><p><i>Give and Take</i> offers a new history of government in Tokugawa Japan (1600&ndash;1868), one that focuses on ordinary subjects: merchants, artisans, villagers, and people at the margins of society. <b>Maren Ehlers</b> explores how high and low people negotiated and collaborated with each otheras they addressed the problem of poverty in early modern Japan.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983878http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500Privacy’s Blueprint: The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologieshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976009Hartzog, Woodrow<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976009.jpg"><br /><p><b>Woodrow Hartzog</b> develops the underpinning of a new kind of privacy law responsive to the way people actually perceive and use digital technologies. Rather than permit exploitation, it would demand encryption, prohibit malicious interfaces that deceive users and leave them vulnerable, and require safeguards against abuses of biometric surveillance.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976009http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in Indiahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980600Doron, Assa<br />Jeffrey, Robin<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980600.jpg"><br /><p><b>Assa Doron</b> and <b>Robin Jeffrey</b> argue that in India the removal and reuse of waste lays waste to human lives. People at the bottom are injured and stigmatized as they work with sewage, toxic chemicals, and rotting garbage. If India is to emerge as a model for the world, its policies will have to reach beyond the environment, to encompass empathy.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980600http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500Zbigniew Brzezinski: America’s Grand Strategisthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975637Vaïsse, Justin<br />Porter, Catherine<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975637.jpg"><br /><p>Zbigniew Brzezinski&rsquo;s impact on America&rsquo;s role in the world extends far beyond his years in the Carter White House. <b>Justin Va&iuml;sse</b> offers the first biography of the Polish immigrant and grand strategist whose geopolitical vision, scholarly writings, and policy advice to many presidents brought lasting changes to America&rsquo;s conduct of foreign policy.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975637http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500