Harvard University Press - New Bookshttp://www.hup.harvard.eduPublications from Harvard University Press: New Booksen-usCopyright 2017 Harvard University PressContact_HUP@harvard.eduTue, 12 Dec 2017 18:56:34 -0500Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions, Volume 10: Part 1: Cotzumalhuapahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873658683Chinchilla Mazariegos, Oswaldo<br />Fash, Barbara W.<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p><b>Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos</b> presents the first of four volumes on the site of Cotzumalhuapa in Guatemala. The book describes the site and history of exploration at one of the major Late Classic cities of Mesoamerica, as well as the city&rsquo;s interchange and cultural overlaps with the lowland Maya region.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873658683http://www.hup.harvard.eduTue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 13http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977181Adams Family<br />Martin, Sara<br />Woodward, Hobson<br />Minty, Christopher F.<br />Norton, Amanda Mathews<br />Millikan, Neal E.<br />Ross, Emily<br />Sikes, Sara B.<br />Georgini, Sara<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674977181.jpg"><br /><p>The candid letters of <b>John</b>, <b>Abigail</b>, and the <b>Adams</b> children offer a rich perspective on life in America during its infancy. The almost 300 letters in volume 13 of <i>Adams Family Correspondence</i> were written during seventeen tumultuous months of John Adams&rsquo;s presidency, when he depended on surrogates for much of his family correspondence.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977181http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Ordinary Virtueshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976276Ignatieff, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976276.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=9780674976276http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Air & Light & Time & Spacehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737709Sword, Helen<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737709.jpg"><br /><p>From the author of <a class="publicationTitle" href="/catalog.php?isbn=9780674064485">Stylish Academic Writing</a> comes an essential new guide for writers aspiring to become more productive and take greater pleasure in their craft. <b>Helen Sword</b> interviewed 100 academics worldwide about their writing background and practices and shows how they find or create the conditions to get their writing done.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737709http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Meaning of Beliefhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088832Crane, Tim<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674088832.jpg"><br /><p>Current debate about religion seems to be going nowhere. Atheists persist with their arguments, many plausible and some unanswerable, but they make no impact on believers. Defenders of religion find atheists equally unwilling to cede ground. Noting that religion is not what atheists think it is, <b>Tim Crane</b> offers a way out of this stalemate.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088832http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Arithmetichttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972230Lockhart, Paul<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972230.jpg"><br /><p><b>Paul Lockhart</b> reveals arithmetic not as the rote manipulation of numbers but as a set of ideas that exhibit the surprising behaviors usually reserved for higher branches of mathematics. In this entertaining survey, he explores the nature of counting and different number systems&mdash;Western and non-Western&mdash;and weighs the pluses and minuses of each.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972230http://www.hup.harvard.eduFri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Supreme Injusticehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674051218Finkelman, Paul<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674051218.jpg"><br /><p>In ruling after ruling, the three most important pre&ndash;Civil War justices&mdash;Marshall, Taney, and Story&mdash;upheld slavery. <b>Paul Finkelman</b> establishes an authoritative account of each justice&rsquo;s proslavery position, the reasoning behind his opposition to black freedom, and the personal incentives that embedded racism ever deeper in American civic life.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674051218http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Life of Saint Neilos of Rossanohttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977044Capra, Raymond L.<br />Murzaku, Ines A.<br />Milewski, Douglas J.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674977044.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Life of Saint Neilos of Rossano</i> is a snapshot of a distinctive moment before the schism between the churches of Rome and Constantinople. Neilos lived in both hermitages and monasteries, torn between solitude and community. This edition provides the first English translation with a newly revised Greek text.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977044http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Carmina Burana, Volume Ihttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660250Traill, David A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660250.jpg"><br /><p><i>Carmina Burana</i>, the largest surviving collection of secular Medieval Latin verse, features poems on subjects ranging from sex and gambling to crusades and corruption. This new, two-volume presentation of the medieval classic makes the anthology accessible in its entirety to Latin lovers and English readers alike.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660250http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500From Byron to bin Ladenhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979567Arielli, Nir<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979567.jpg"><br /><p>What makes people fight for countries other than their own? <b>Nir Arielli</b> offers a wide-ranging history of foreign-war volunteers, from the French Revolution to Syria. Challenging notions of foreign fighters as a security problem, Arielli explores motivations, ideology, gender, international law, military significance, and the memory of war.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979567http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Sea of the Caliphshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660465Picard, Christophe<br />Elliott, Nicholas<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660465.jpg"><br /><p><b>Christophe Picard</b> recounts the adventures of Muslim sailors who competed with Greek and Latin seamen for control of the 7th-century Mediterranean. By the time Christian powers took over trade routes in the 13th century, a Muslim identity that operated within, and in opposition to, Europe had been shaped by encounters across the sea of the caliphs.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660465http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500France’s Long Reconstructionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976412Chapman, Herrick<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976412.jpg"><br /><p>Postwar recovery required a transformation of France, but what form it should take remained a question. <b>Herrick Chapman</b> charts the course of France&rsquo;s reconstruction from 1944 to 1962, offering insights into the ways the expansion of state power produced fierce controversies at home and unintended consequences abroad in France&rsquo;s crumbling empire.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976412http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Hatred of Literaturehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976122Marx, William<br />Elliott, Nicholas<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976122.jpg"><br /><p>For 2,500 years literature has been condemned in the name of authority, truth, morality and society. But in making explicit what a society expects from literature, anti-literary discourse paradoxically asserts the validity of what it wishes to deny. The threat to literature&rsquo;s continued existence, <b>William Marx</b> writes, is not hatred but indifference.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976122http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Encountering Chinahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976146Sandel, Michael J.<br />D'Ambrosio, Paul J.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976146.jpg"><br /><p>In <b>Michael Sandel</b> the Chinese have found a guide through the ethical dilemmas created by their swift embrace of a market economy&mdash;one whose communitarian ideas resonate with China&rsquo;s own rich, ancient philosophical traditions. This volume explores the connections and tensions revealed in this unlikely episode of Chinese engagement with the West.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976146http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 71http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024200Boeck, Elena<br />Maas, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024200.jpg"><br /><p>In this issue of <i>Dumbarton Oaks Papers</i>: Drandaki, &ldquo;Piety, Politics, and Art in Fifteenth-Century Venetian Crete&rdquo;; Baker, Dompieri, G&ouml;kyildirim, &ldquo;The Reformed Byzantine Silver-Based Currencies in the Light of the Hoards from the Belgrade Gate&rdquo;; Vionis, &ldquo;Understanding Settlements in Byzantine Greece: New Data and Approaches for Boeotia, Sixth to Thirteenth Centuries&rdquo;; and more.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024200http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500City of Debtorshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976238Fleming, Anne<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976238.jpg"><br /><p>Since the 1890s, people on the lowest rungs of the economic ladder in the U.S. have paid the highest price for credit. <b>Anne Fleming</b> tells how each generation has tackled the problem of fringe finance and its regulation. Her detailed work contributes to the broader, ongoing debate about the meaning of justice within capitalistic societies.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976238http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Indian Captive, Indian Kinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976320Shannon, Timothy J.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976320.jpg"><br /><p>In 1758 Peter Williamson, dressed as an Indian, peddled a tale in Scotland about being kidnapped as a young boy, sold into slavery and servitude, captured by Indians, and made a prisoner of war. Separating fact from fiction, <b>Timothy Shannon</b> illuminates the curiosity about America among working-class people on the margins of empire.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976320http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Civic Longinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976153Hyde, Carrie<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976153.jpg"><br /><p>No Constitutional definition of citizenship existed until the 14th Amendment in 1868. <b>Carrie Hyde</b> looks at the period between the Revolution and the Civil War when the cultural and juridical meaning of citizenship was still up for grabs. She recovers numerous speculative traditions that made and remade citizenship&rsquo;s meaning in this early period.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976153http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500A Short History of European Lawhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980341Herzog, Tamar<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980341.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=9780674980341http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Carmina Burana, Volume IIhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980976Traill, David A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980976.jpg"><br /><p><i>Carmina Burana</i>, the largest surviving collection of secular Medieval Latin verse, features poems on subjects ranging from sex and gambling to crusades and corruption. This new, two-volume presentation of the medieval classic makes the anthology accessible in its entirety to Latin lovers and English readers alike.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980976http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Tears of Achilleshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975682Monsacré, Hélène<br />Snead, Nicholas J.<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975682.jpg"><br /><p>This study by H&eacute;l&egrave;ne Monsacr&eacute; shows how Western ideals of inexpressive manhood run contrary to the poetic vision of Achilles and his warrior companions presented in the Homeric epics. Pursuing the paradox of the tearful fighter, Monsacr&eacute; examines the interactions between men and women in the Homeric poems.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975682http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Old Norse Mythology—Comparative Perspectiveshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975699Hermann, Pernille<br />Mitchell, Stephen A.<br />Schjødt, Jens Peter<br />Rose, Amber J.<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975699.jpg"><br /><p>The existing manuscripts of Old Norse mythology were written mainly by Christians, obscuring the pre-Christian oral histories. This book assembles comparisons from a range of analytical perspectives&mdash;examining the similarities and differences of the Old Norse mythologies with the myths of other cultures and within the Old Norse corpus itself.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975699http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Bioinspired Deviceshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967946Goldfield, Eugene C.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674967946.jpg"><br /><p><b>Eugene Goldfield</b> lays out principles of engineering found in the natural world, with a focus on how components of coordinated structures organize themselves into autonomous functional systems. This self-organizing capacity is one of many qualities which can be harnessed to design technologies that can interact seamlessly with human bodies.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967946http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Inequalityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979789Atkinson, Anthony B.<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979789.jpg"><br /><p>Inequality and poverty have returned with a vengeance in recent decades. To reduce them, we need fresh ideas that move beyond taxes on the wealthy. <b>Anthony B. Atkinson</b> offers ambitious new policies in technology, employment, social security, sharing of capital, and taxation, and he defends them against the common arguments and excuses for inaction.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979789http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500The History of Akbar, Volume 4http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975033Abu'l-Fazl<br />Thackston, Wheeler M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975033.jpg"><br /><p><i>The History of Akbar, Volume 4</i> by <b>Abu&rsquo;l-Fazl</b> narrates the second eight years of Akbar&rsquo;s reign, including his visit to Ajmer, the arrival of an embassy from the Safavid court, and the author&rsquo;s brother&rsquo;s career as court poet. The Persian text, presented in the Naskh script, is based on a careful reassessment of the primary sources.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975033http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Risalohttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975040Latif, Shah Abdul<br />Shackle, Christopher<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975040.jpg"><br /><p><b>Shah Abdul Latif</b>&rsquo;s <i>Risalo </i>is acknowledged as the greatest classic of Sindhi literature. In this collection of Sufi verses, composed for musical performance, the poet creates a vast imaginative world of interlocking references to Islamic themes of mystical and divine love and the scenery, society, and legends of the Sindh region.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975040http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500The China Questionshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979406Rudolph, Jennifer<br />Szonyi, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979406.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=9780674979406http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Epic of Ram, Volume 3http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975019Tulsidas<br />Lutgendorf, Philip<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975019.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Epic of Ram, Volume 3</i> details the schemes of Ram&rsquo;s stepmother, who thwarts his installation on the throne of Avadh. Ram calmly accepts fourteen years of forest exile with his wife, Sita, and younger brother Lakshman. This edition features the Avadhi text in the Devanagari script alongside the English translation.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975019http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500History of Rome, Volume Xhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997158Livy<br />Yardley, J. C.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997158.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 virtues necessary to achieve such greatness. The books of the fourth decad (31&ndash;40) focus on Rome&rsquo;s growing hegemony in the East in the years 200&ndash;180.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997158http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Hygiene, Volume Ihttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997127Galen<br />Johnston, Ian<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997127.jpg"><br /><p>In his treatises <i>Hygiene</i>, <i>Thrasybulus</i>, and <i>On Exercise with a Small Ball</i>, <b>Galen of Pergamum</b> addresses topics of preventive medicine, health, and wellness that continue to resonate with practices of modern doctors and physical therapists.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997127http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Life of Padma, Volume 1http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660366Svayambhudeva<br />De Clercq, Eva<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660366.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Life of Padma, Volume 1</i> recounts the histories and noteworthy ancestors of Rama&rsquo;s allies and enemies, focusing on his antagonist Ravana. This first direct translation into English of the oldest extant work in Apabhramsha is accompanied by a corrected reprint in the Devanagari script of Harivallabh C. Bhayani&rsquo;s critical edition.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660366http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume Ihttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997011Ennius<br />Goldberg, Sander M.<br />Manuwald, Gesine<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997011.jpg"><br /><p><b>Quintus Ennius</b> (239&ndash;169), widely regarded as the father of Roman literature, was instrumental in creating a new Roman literary identity, domesticating the Greek forms of epic and drama, and pursuing a range of other literary and intellectual pursuits. He inspired major developments in Roman religion, social organization, and popular culture.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997011http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500I Remain Yourshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737648Hager, Christopher<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737648.jpg"><br /><p>For men in the Union and Confederate armies and their families at home, letter writing was the sole means to communicate. Taking pen to paper was a new and daunting task, but <b>Christopher Hager</b> shows how ordinary people made writing their own, and how they in turn transformed the culture of letters into a popular, democratic mode of communication.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737648http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Epic of Ram, Volume 4http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975026Tulsidas<br />Lutgendorf, Philip<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975026.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Epic of Ram, Volume 4</i> turns to the story of Ram&rsquo;s younger half-brother Bharat. Despite efforts to place him on the throne of Avadh, Bharat refuses, ashamed that Ram has been exiled, and makes a pilgrimage to restore the true heir. This edition features the Avadhi text in the Devanagari script alongside the English translation.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975026http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Hygiene, Volume IIhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997134Galen<br />Johnston, Ian<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997134.jpg"><br /><p>In his treatises <i>Hygiene</i>, <i>Thrasybulus</i>, and <i>On Exercise with a Small Ball</i>, <b>Galen of Pergamum</b> addresses topics of preventive medicine, health, and wellness that continue to resonate with practices of modern doctors and physical therapists.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997134http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume IIhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997141Ennius<br />Goldberg, Sander M.<br />Manuwald, Gesine<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997141.jpg"><br /><p><b>Quintus Ennius</b> (239&ndash;169), widely regarded as the father of Roman literature, was instrumental in creating a new Roman literary identity, domesticating the Greek forms of epic and drama, and pursuing a range of other literary and intellectual pursuits. He inspired major developments in Roman religion, social organization, and popular culture.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997141http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500After Irelandhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976566Kiberd, Declan<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976566.jpg"><br /><p>Political failures and globalization have eroded Ireland&rsquo;s sovereignty&mdash;a decline portended in Irish literature. Surveying the bleak themes in thirty works by modern writers, <b>Declan Kiberd</b> finds audacious experimentation that embodies the defiance and resourcefulness of Ireland&rsquo;s founding spirit&mdash;and a strange kind of hope for a more open nation.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976566http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Out of Boundshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780964031784Monson, Ingrid<br />Oja, Carol J.<br />Wolf, Richard K.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780964031784.jpg"><br /><p><i>Out of Bounds</i> examines Kay Kaufman Shelemay&rsquo;s impact as a pioneer of musical diaspora studies on a generation of scholars. The wide-ranging essays treat such diverse topics as cantorial life in America, gender and fertility among Ethiopians in Israel, transnational performance itineraries of griots and Korean drummers, and video games.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780964031784http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Cuban Economy in a New Erahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980358Domínguez, Jorge I.<br />Pérez Villanueva, Omar Everleny<br />Barberia, Lorena<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980358.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Cuban Economy in ​a New Era</i> diagnoses the ills afflicting Cuba&rsquo;s economy and examines seven areas: macroeconomic policy, central planning, small and medium private enterprises, nonagricultural cooperatives, financing options for the new private sector, state enterprise management, and relations with international financial institutions.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980358http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Speaking of Profithttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983809Rowe, William T.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983809.jpg"><br /><p>The Qing Empire in the early nineteenth century faced bureaucratic corruption, food shortages, infrastructure decay, domestic rebellion, adverse balances of trade, and a previously inconceivable foreign threat from the West. <b>William T. Rowe</b> uses literati reformer Bao Shichen as a prism to understand contemporary response to this general crisis.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983809http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Building for Oilhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983816Hou, Li<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2018<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983816.jpg"><br /><p><i>Building for Oil</i> is a historical account of the oil town of Daqing in northeastern China during the formative years of the People&rsquo;s Republic and describes Daqing&rsquo;s rise and fall as a national model city. <b>Hou Li</b> traces the roots of the Chinese socialist state and its early industrialization and modernization policies.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983816http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courtshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984219Rabb, Intisar A.<br />Balbale, Abigail Krasner<br />HARDCOVER<br />December 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674984219.jpg"><br /><p><i>Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts</i> explores the administration of justice during Islam&rsquo;s founding period, 632&ndash;1250 CE. Inspired by the scholarship of Roy Parviz Mottahedeh, ten scholars of Islamic law draw on diverse sources including historical chronicles, biographical dictionaries, exegetical works, and mirrors for princes.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674984219http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Chimpanzees and Human Evolutionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967953Muller, Martin N.<br />Wrangham, Richard W.<br />Pilbeam, David R.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674967953.jpg"><br /><p>Knowledge of wild chimpanzees has expanded dramatically. This volume, edited by <b>Martin Muller</b>, <b>Richard Wrangham</b>, and <b>David Pilbeam</b>, brings together scientists who are leading a revolution to discover and explain human uniqueness, by studying our closest living relatives. Their conclusions may transform our understanding of human evolution.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967953http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Mughal Arcadiahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975859Sharma, Sunil<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975859.jpg"><br /><p>Mughal rulers were legendary connoisseurs of the arts, whose patronage attracted poets, artists, and scholars from all parts of the world. <b>Sunil Sharma</b> explores the rise and decline of Persian court poetry in India and the invention of an enduring idea of a literary paradise, perfectly exemplified by the valley of Kashmir.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975859http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Students of the Dreamhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971905Yow, Ruth Carbonette<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971905.jpg"><br /><p>Marietta High, once a flagship public school northwest of Atlanta, has become a symbol of the resegregation that is sweeping across the American South. <b>Ruth Carbonette Yow</b> argues for a revitalized commitment to integration, but one that challenges many orthodoxies of the civil rights struggle, including colorblindness.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971905http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Anime Boom in the United Stateshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976993Daliot-Bul, Michal<br />Otmazgin, Nissim<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976993.jpg"><br /><p>Drawing on in-depth interviews with animation professionals, field research, and a wide-scale market survey, <i>The Anime Boom in the United States</i> investigates the Japanese export of anime television and film to the United States. This story carries broad significance for those interested in understanding the cultural and media globalization.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976993http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400London Foghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979819Corton, Christine L.<br />PAPERBACK<br />December 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979819.jpg"><br /><p>The classic London fogs&mdash;thick yellow &ldquo;pea-soupers&rdquo;&mdash;were born in the industrial age and remained a feature of cold, windless winter days until clean air legislation in the 1960s. <b>Christine L. Corton</b> tells the story of these epic London fogs, their dangers and beauty, and the lasting effects on our culture and imagination of these urban spectacles.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979819http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Safe Passagehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975071Schake, Kori<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975071.jpg"><br /><p>History records only one peaceful transition of hegemonic power: the passage from British to American dominance of the international order. To explain why this transition was nonviolent, <b>Kori Schake</b> explores nine points of crisis between Britain and the U.S., from the Monroe Doctrine to the unequal &ldquo;special relationship&rdquo; during World War II.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975071http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Mostly Straighthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976382Savin-Williams, Ritch C.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976382.jpg"><br /><p>A growing number of young men today say they are &ldquo;mostly straight&rdquo; and yet feel a slight but enduring desire for men. <b>Ritch Savin-Williams</b> explores the stories of 40 mostly straight young men to help us understand the biological, psychological, and cultural forces that are loosening the sexual bind many boys and young men experience.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976382http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Royalist Revolutionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979772Nelson, Eric<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979772.jpg"><br /><p>The founding fathers were rebels against the British Parliament, <b>Eric Nelson</b> argues, not the Crown. As a result of their labors, the 1787 Constitution assigned its new president far more power than any British monarch had wielded for 100 years. On one side of the Atlantic were kings without monarchy; on the other, monarchy without kings.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979772http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Struggle for Pakistanhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979833Jalal, Ayesha<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979833.jpg"><br /><p>In a probing biography of her native land, <b>Ayesha Jalal</b> provides a unique insider&rsquo;s assessment of how the nuclear-armed Muslim nation of Pakistan evolved into a country besieged by military domination and militant religious extremism, and explains why its dilemmas weigh so heavily on prospects for peace in the region.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979833http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Nothing Ever Dieshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979840Nguyen, Viet Thanh<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979840.jpg"><br /><p><i>Nothing Ever Dies</i>, <b>Viet Thanh Nguyen</b> writes. All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory. From the author of the Pulitzer Prize&ndash;winning novel <i>The Sympathizer</i> comes a searching exploration of a conflict that lives on in the collective memory of both the Americans and the Vietnamese.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979840http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Coming of the Terror in the French Revolutionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979895Tackett, Timothy<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979895.jpg"><br /><p>How did the French Revolution&rsquo;s ideals of liberty, equality, and fraternity descend into violence and terror? <b>Timothy Tackett</b> offers a new interpretation of this turning point in world history. Penetrating the mentality of Revolutionary elites on the eve of the Terror, he reveals how suspicion and mistrust escalated and helped propel their actions.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979895http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400The New Pakistani Middle Classhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674280038Maqsood, Ammara<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674280038.jpg"><br /><p>Images of religious extremism and violence in Pakistan&mdash;and the narratives that interpret them&mdash;inform global events but also twist back to shape local class politics. <b>Ammara Maqsood</b> focuses on life in Lahore, where she untangles these narratives to show how central they are for understanding competition between middle-class groups.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674280038http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Just a Journalisthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980334Greenhouse, Linda<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980334.jpg"><br /><p>A Pulitzer Prize&ndash;winning reporter who covered the Supreme Court for <i>The New York Times</i>, <b>Linda Greenhouse</b> trains an autobiographical lens on a moment of transition in U.S. journalism. Calling herself &ldquo;an accidental activist,&rdquo; she raises urgent questions about the role of journalists as citizens and participants in the world around them.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980334http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Living with Robotshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971738Dumouchel, Paul<br />Damiano, Luisa<br />DeBevoise, Malcolm<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971738.jpg"><br /><p><i>Living with Robots</i> recounts a foundational shift in robotics, from artificial intelligence to artificial empathy, and foreshadows an inflection point in human evolution. As robots engage with people in socially meaningful ways, social robotics probes the nature of the human emotions that social robots are designed to emulate.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971738http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Afghanistan Risinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971943Ahmed, Faiz<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971943.jpg"><br /><p>Debunking conventional narratives, <b>Faiz Ahmed</b> presents a vibrant account of the first Muslim-majority country to gain independence, codify its own laws, and ratify a constitution after the fall of the Ottoman Empire. Afghanistan, he shows, attracted thinkers eager to craft a modern state within the interpretive traditions of Islamic law and ethics.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971943http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Unequal Colleges in the Age of Disparityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975712Clotfelter, Charles T.<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975712.jpg"><br /><p>Based on quantitative comparisons of colleges since the 1970s, <b>Charles Clotfelter</b> reveals that despite the civil rights revolution, billions spent on financial aid, and the commitment of colleges to greater equality, stratification in higher education has grown starker. He explains why undergraduate education&mdash;unequal in 1970&mdash;is even more so today.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975712http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Enlisting Faithhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972155Stahl, Ronit Y.<br />HARDCOVER<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972155.jpg"><br /><p><b>Ronit Stahl</b> traces the ways the U.S. military struggled with, encouraged, and regulated religious pluralism and scrambled to handle the nation&rsquo;s deep religious, racial, and political complexity. Just as the state relied on religion to sanction combat missions and sanctify war deaths, so too did religious groups seek validation as American faiths.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972155http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Theory of the Lyrichttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979703Culler, Jonathan<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979703.jpg"><br /><p>What sort of thing is a lyric poem? An intense expression of subjective experience? The fictive speech of a specifiable persona? Examining ancient and modern poems from Sappho to Ashbery, <b>Jonathan Culler</b> reveals the limitations of these two models&mdash;the Romantic and the modern&mdash;and challenges the assumption that poems exist to be interpreted.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979703http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Hitler's Shadow Empirehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979734Barbieri, Pierpaolo<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979734.jpg"><br /><p>The Nazis provided Franco&rsquo;s Nationalists with planes, armaments, and tanks in their civil war against the Communists but behind this largesse was a Faustian bargain. <b>Pierpaolo Barbieri</b> makes a convincing case that the Nazis hoped to establish an economic empire in Europe, and in Spain they tested the tactics intended for future subject territories.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979734http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Islam and Nazi Germany's Warhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979765Motadel, David<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979765.jpg"><br /><p>With troops fighting in regions populated by Muslims from the Sahara to the Caucasus, Nazi officials saw Islam as a powerful force with the same enemies as Germany: the British Empire, the Soviet Union, and the Jews. <b>David Motadel</b> provides the first comprehensive account of Berlin&rsquo;s ambitious attempts to build an alliance with the Islamic world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979765http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Inventing the Individualhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979888Siedentop, Larry<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979888.jpg"><br /><p>Here, in a grand narrative spanning 1,800 years of European history, a distinguished political philosopher firmly rejects Western liberalism&rsquo;s usual account of itself: its emergence in opposition to religion in the early modern era. <b>Larry Siedentop</b> argues instead that liberal thought is, in its underlying assumptions, the offspring of the Church.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979888http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Impeachmenthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983793Sunstein, Cass R.<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674983793.jpg"><br /><p><b>Cass Sunstein</b> considers actual and imaginable arguments for a president&rsquo;s removal, explaining why some cases are easy and others hard, why some arguments for impeachment are judicious and others not. In direct and approachable terms, he dispels the fog surrounding impeachment so that all Americans may use their ultimate civic authority wisely.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674983793http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Wildlands and Woodlands, Farmlands and Communitieshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674185036Foster, David R.<br />PAPERBACK<br />November 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674185036.jpg"><br /><p><i>Wildlands and Woodlands, Farmlands and Communities</i> calls for conservationists and landowners to permanently protect 70 percent of New England as forest. This report outlines complementary uses of forest and agricultural landscape with thoughtful development of rural villages, suburbs, and cities&mdash;providing a regional example for the nation.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674185036http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Crime and Punishment in the Russian Revolutionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972063Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972063.jpg"><br /><p>Russians from all walks of life joyously celebrated the end of Nicholas II&rsquo;s monarchy, but one year later, amid widespread civil strife and lawlessness, a fearful citizenry stayed out of sight. <b>Tsuyoshi Hasegawa</b> offers a new perspective on Russia&rsquo;s revolutionary year through the lens of violent crime and its devastating effect on ordinary people.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972063http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Ennobling Japan’s Savage Northeasthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977006Hopson, Nathan<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674977006.jpg"><br /><p><b>Nathan Hopson</b> unravels the contested postwar meanings of the Northeast T&omacr;hoku region of Japan to reveal the complex and contradictory ways in which that region has been incorporated into Japan&rsquo;s shifting self-images since World War II.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977006http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Constitutional Couphttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737730Michaels, Jon D.<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737730.jpg"><br /><p>Americans hate bureaucracy&mdash;though they love the services it provides&mdash;and demand that government run like a business. Hence today&rsquo;s privatization revolution. <b>Jon Michaels</b> shows how the fusion of politics and profits commercializes government and consolidates state power in ways the Constitution&rsquo;s framers endeavored to disaggregate.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737730http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Changing the Subjecthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545724Geuss, Raymond<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674545724.jpg"><br /><p>For <b>Raymond Geuss</b>, philosophers&rsquo; attempts to bypass normal ways of thinking&mdash;to point out that the question being asked is itself misguided&mdash;represents philosophy at its best. By provoking people to think differently, philosophers make clear that we are not fated to live within the stifling systems of thought we inherit. We can change the subject.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545724http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Peiresc’s Mediterranean Worldhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979710Miller, Peter N.<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979710.jpg"><br /><p>Nicolas Fabri de Peiresc was the most gifted French intellectual in the generation between Montaigne and Descartes. His insatiable curiosity poured forth in thousands of letters that traveled the Mediterranean, seeking knowledge. Mining his 70,000-page archive, <b>Peter N. Miller</b> recovers a lost Mediterranean world of the early seventeenth century.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979710http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Taming Manhattanhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979758McNeur, Catherine<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979758.jpg"><br /><p>From 1815 to 1865, as city blocks encroached on farmland to accommodate Manhattan&rsquo;s exploding population, prosperous New Yorkers developed new ideas about what an urban environment should contain&mdash;ideas that poorer immigrants resisted. As <b>Catherine McNeur</b> shows, taming Manhattan came at the cost of amplifying environmental and economic disparities.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979758http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Archaeology of Mural Painting at Pañamarca, Peruhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024248Trever, Lisa<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024248.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Archaeology of Mural Painting at Pa&ntilde;amarca, Peru</i> is a richly illustrated volume offering a nuanced account of the modern history of exploration, archaeology, and image making at Pa&ntilde;amarca. It also offers detailed documentation of the new fieldwork carried out by the authors at the site.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024248http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Knowing Bodies, Passionate Soulshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024217Harvey, Susan Ashbrook<br />Mullett, Margaret<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024217.jpg"><br /><p>Scholars have attended to aspects of sight and sound in Byzantine culture, but have generally left smell, taste, and touch undervalued and understudied. Through collected essays that redress the imbalance, the volume offers a fresh charting of the Byzantine sensorium as a whole.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024217http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400From Site to Sighthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873658676Banta, Melissa<br />Hinsley, Curtis M.<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780873658676.jpg"><br /><p><i>From Site to Sight</i> is a foundational text for scholars and students of visual anthropology, illustrating the history, uses&mdash;and misuses&mdash;of photographic imagery in anthropology and archaeology. Long out of print, this classic publication is now available in an enhanced thirtieth anniversary edition with a new introductory essay by <b>Ira Jacknis</b>.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873658676http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400A Century of Wealth in Americahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674495142Wolff, Edward N.<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674495142.jpg"><br /><p>Understanding wealth&mdash;who has it, how they acquired it, how they preserve it&mdash;is crucial to addressing challenges facing the United States. <b>Edward Wolff</b>&rsquo;s account of patterns in the accumulation and distribution of U.S. wealth since 1900 provides a sober bedrock of facts and analysis. It will become an indispensable resource for future public debate.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674495142http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400A Cold Welcomehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971929White, Sam<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971929.jpg"><br /><p>When Europeans arrived in North America, the average global temperature had dropped to lows unseen in millennia and its effects&mdash;famine, starvation, desperation, and violence&mdash;were stark among colonists unprepared to fend for themselves. This history of the Little Ice Age in North America reminds us of the risks of a changing and unfamiliar climate.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971929http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Landscapes of Hopehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976375McCammack, Brian<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976375.jpg"><br /><p>In the first interdisciplinary history to frame the African American Great Migration as an environmental experience, <b>Brian McCammack</b> travels to Chicago&rsquo;s parks and beaches as well as farms and forests of the rural Midwest, where African Americans retreated to relax and reconnect with southern identities and lifestyles they had left behind.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976375http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400War by Other Meanshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979796Blackwill, Robert D.<br />Harris, Jennifer M.<br />PAPERBACK<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979796.jpg"><br /><p>Nations carry out geopolitical combat through economic means. Yet America often reaches for the gun over the purse to advance its interests abroad. <b>Robert Blackwill</b> and <b>Jennifer Harris</b> show that if U.S. policies are left uncorrected, the price in blood and treasure will only grow. Geoeconomic warfare requires a new vision of U.S. statecraft.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979796http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermathhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024231Teteriatnikov, Natalia B.<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024231.jpg"><br /><p>Hagia Sophia is the architectural jewel of Constantinople. The edifice is intact, yet only some of its original mosaics survive. <b>Natalia Teteriatnikov</b> analyzes the materials, the architectural and theological aesthetics, and the social conditions that led to the distinctive mosaics, alongside watercolors of lost mosaics by Gaspare Fossati.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024231http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 4http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674974982Ficino, Marsilio<br />Gersh, Stephen<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674974982.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 six 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=9780674974982http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Against the Jews and the Gentileshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674974975Manetti, Giannozzo<br />Baldassarri, Stefano U.<br />Pagliara, Daniela<br />Marsh, David<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674974975.jpg"><br /><p><b>Giannozzo Manetti</b>&rsquo;s apologia for Christianity&mdash;<i>Against the Jews and the Gentiles</i>&mdash;redefines religion as true piety and relates the historical development of the pagan and Jewish religions to the life of Jesus. This volume includes the first critical edition of Books I&ndash;IV and the first translation of those books into any modern language.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674974975http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Volume 2http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975590Boccaccio, Giovanni<br />Solomon, Jon<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975590.jpg"><br /><p>Much more than a mere compilation of pagan myths, <b>Boccaccio</b>&rsquo;s <i>Genealogy of the Pagan Gods</i> incorporates hundreds of excerpts from and comments on ancient poetry. It is both the most ambitious work of literary scholarship of the early Renaissance and a demonstration to contemporaries of the moral and cultural value of studying ancient poetry.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975590http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Oscar Wildehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737945Frankel, Nicholas<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737945.jpg"><br /><p><b>Nicholas Frankel</b> presents a revisionary account of Oscar Wilde&rsquo;s final years, spent in poverty and exile in Europe following his release from an English prison for the crime of gross indecency between men. Despite repeated setbacks and open hostility, Wilde&mdash;unapologetic and even defiant&mdash;attempted to rebuild himself as a man, and a man of letters.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737945http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Is Capitalism Obsolete?http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674495289Corneo, Giacomo<br />Steuer, Daniel<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674495289.jpg"><br /><p><b>Giacomo Corneo</b> presents a refreshingly antidogmatic review of economic systems, in the form of a fictional argument between a daughter indignant about economic injustice and her father, an economics professor. They tour tried and proposed systems in which production and consumption obey noncapitalistic rules and test their economic feasibility.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674495289http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Milton and the Making of <i>Paradise Lost</i>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971073Poole, William<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971073.jpg"><br /><p><b>William Poole</b> recounts Milton&rsquo;s life as England&rsquo;s self-elected national poet and explains how the greatest poem of the English language came to be written. How did a blind man compose this staggeringly complex, intensely visual work? Poole explores how Milton&rsquo;s life and preoccupations inform the poem itself&mdash;its structure, content, and meaning.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971073http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Policy Statehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674728745Orren, Karen<br />Skowronek, Stephen<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674728745.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=9780674728745http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Granthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976290Grant, Ulysses S.<br />Marszalek, John F.<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976290.jpg"><br /><p>This is the first complete annotated edition of <b>Grant</b>&rsquo;s memoirs, fully representing the great military leader&rsquo;s thoughts on his life and times through the end of the Civil War&mdash;including the antebellum era and the Mexican War&mdash;and his invaluable perspective on battlefield decision making. An introduction contextualizes Grant&rsquo;s life and significance.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976290http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Black Mirrorhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967717Lott, Eric<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674967717.jpg"><br /><p>Blackness is a prized commodity in American pop culture. Marketed to white consumers, it invites whites to view themselves in a mirror of racial difference, while remaining &ldquo;wholly&rdquo; white. From sports to literature, film, and music to investigative journalism, <b>Eric Lott</b> reveals the hidden dynamics of this self-and-other racial mirroring.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967717http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Liberalism’s Religionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976269Laborde, Cécile<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976269.jpg"><br /><p><b>C&eacute;cile Laborde</b> argues that religion is more than a statement of belief or a moral code. It refers to comprehensive ways of life, theories of justice, modes of association, and vulnerable collective identities. By disaggregating these dimensions, she addresses questions about whether Western secularism and religion can be applied more universally.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976269http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Pricing of Progresshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976283Cook, Eli<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976283.jpg"><br /><p>How did Americans come to quantify their society&rsquo;s well-being in units of money? In our GDP-run world, prices are the measure of not only goods and commodities but our environment, communities, nation, even self-worth. <b>Eli Cook</b> shows how, and why, we moderns lost sight of earlier social and moral metrics that did not put a price on everyday life.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976283http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400End of Its Ropehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970991Garrett, Brandon L.<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674970991.jpg"><br /><p>Today, death sentences in the U.S. are as rare as lethal lightning strikes. <b>Brandon Garrett</b> shows us the reasons why, and explains what the failed death penalty experiment teaches about the effect of inept lawyering, overzealous prosecution, race discrimination, wrongful convictions, and excessive punishments throughout the criminal justice system.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970991http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Life at the Edge of Sighthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975910Chimileski, Scott<br />Kolter, Roberto<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975910.jpg"><br /><p>This stunning photographic essay opens a new frontier for readers to explore through words and images. Microbial studies have clarified life&rsquo;s origins on Earth, explained the functioning of ecosystems, and improved both crop yields and human health. <b>Scott Chimileski</b> and <b>Roberto Kolter</b> are expert guides to an invisible world waiting in plain sight.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975910http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Four Walls and a Roofhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976108de Graaf, Reinier<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976108.jpg"><br /><p>Architects, we like to believe, shape the world as they please. <b>Reinier de Graaf</b> draws on his own tragicomic experiences to present a candid account of what it is really like to work as an architect. To achieve anything, he notes, architects must serve the powers they strive to critique, finding themselves in a perpetual conflict of interest.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976108http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Origin of Othershttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976450Morrison, Toni<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976450.jpg"><br /><p>What is race and why does it matter? Why does the presence of Others make us so afraid? America&rsquo;s foremost novelist reflects on themes that preoccupy her work and dominate politics: race, fear, borders, mass movement of peoples, desire for belonging. <b>Ta-Nehisi Coates</b> provides a foreword to <b>Toni Morrison</b>&rsquo;s most personal work of nonfiction to date.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976450http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Ancestors, Kings, and the Daohttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976955Cook, Constance A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976955.jpg"><br /><p><i>Ancestors, Kings, and the Dao</i> outlines the evolution of musical performance in early China, first within and then ultimately away from the socio-religious context of ancestor worship. The focus of this study is on excavated texts; it is the first to use both bronze and bamboo narratives to show the evolution of a single ritual practice.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976955http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Political Violence in Ancient Indiahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975279Singh, Upinder<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975279.jpg"><br /><p>Gandhi and Nehru helped create a myth of nonviolence in ancient India that obscures a troubled, complex heritage: a long struggle to reconcile the ethics of nonviolence with the need to use violence to rule. <b>Upinder Singh</b> documents the tension between violence and nonviolence in ancient Indian political thought and practice, 600 BCE to 600 CE.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975279http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Technosystemhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971783Feenberg, Andrew<br />HARDCOVER<br />October 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971783.jpg"><br /><p>We live in a world of technical systems designed in accordance with technical disciplines and operated by technically trained personnel&mdash;a unique social organization that largely determines our way of life. <b>Andrew Feenberg</b>&rsquo;s theory of social rationality represents both the threats of technocratic modernity and the potential for democratic change.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971783http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Jottings under Lamplighthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674744257Lu, Xun<br />Cheng, Eileen J.<br />Denton, Kirk A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674744257.jpg"><br /><p><b>Lu Xun</b> (1881&ndash;1936) is widely considered the greatest writer of twentieth-century China. Although primarily known for his two slim volumes of short fiction, he was a prolific, inventive essayist. These 62 essays&mdash;20 translated for the first time&mdash;showcase his versatility as a master of prose forms and his brilliance as a cultural critic.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674744257http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400When the State Meets the Streethttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545540Zacka, Bernardo<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674545540.jpg"><br /><p><b>Bernardo Zacka</b> probes the complex moral lives of street-level bureaucrats&mdash;the frontline social and welfare workers, police officers, and educators who represent government&rsquo;s human face to ordinary citizens. Too often dismissed as soulless operators, these workers wield significant discretion and make decisions that profoundly affect people&rsquo;s lives.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545540http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Color of Moneyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970953Baradaran, Mehrsa<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674970953.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=9780674970953http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Fateful Trianglehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976528Hall, Stuart<br />Mercer, Kobena<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976528.jpg"><br /><p>In this work drawn from lectures delivered in 1994 a founding figure of cultural studies reflects on the divisive, deadly consequences of our politics of identification. <b>Stuart Hall</b> untangles the power relations that permeate race, ethnicity, and nationhood and shows how oppressed groups broke apart old hierarchies of difference in Western culture.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976528http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Poet-Critics and the Administration of Culturehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980075Kindley, Evan<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980075.jpg"><br /><p>After the 1929 crash, Anglo-American poet-critics grappled with the task of legitimizing literature for public funding and consumption. Modernism, <b>Evan Kindley</b> shows, created a new form of labor for writers to perform and gave them unprecedented say over the administration of culture, with consequences for poetry&rsquo;s role in society still felt today.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980075http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societieshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979697Adida, Claire L.<br />Laitin, David D.<br />Valfort, Marie-Anne<br />PAPERBACK<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979697.jpg"><br /><p>Amid fears of Islamic extremism, many Europeans ask whether Muslim immigrants can integrate into historically Christian countries. <i>Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societies</i> explores this question and concludes that both Muslim and non-Muslim French must share responsibility for the slow progress of integration.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979697http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400From the War on Poverty to the War on Crimehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979826Hinton, Elizabeth<br />PAPERBACK<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979826.jpg"><br /><p>How did the land of the free become the home of the world&rsquo;s largest prison system? <b>Elizabeth Hinton</b> traces the rise of mass incarceration to an ironic source: not the War on Drugs of the Reagan administration but the War on Crime that began during Johnson&rsquo;s Great Society at the height of the civil rights era.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979826http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Capitalismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980013Kotz, David M.<br />PAPERBACK<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980013.jpg"><br />http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980013http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Dead Marchhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972346Guardino, Peter<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972346.jpg"><br /><p>Focusing on ordinary Mexicans and Americans, <b>Peter Guardino</b> offers a clearer picture than we have ever had of the brief, bloody war that redrew the map of North America. He shows how dramatically U.S. forces underestimated Mexicans&rsquo; patriotism, fierce resistance, and bitter resentment of American claims to national and racial superiority.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972346http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Pious Fashionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976160Bucar, Elizabeth<br />HARDCOVER<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976160.jpg"><br /><p>For many Westerners, the veil is the ultimate sign of women&rsquo;s oppression. But <b>Elizabeth Bucar</b>&rsquo;s take on Muslim women&rsquo;s clothing is a far cry from this attitude. She invites readers to join her in three Muslim-majority nations as she surveys pious fashion from head to toe and shows how Muslim women approach the question &ldquo;What to wear?&rdquo; with style.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976160http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Middle East and the Making of the Modern Worldhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088337Schayegh, Cyrus<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674088337.jpg"><br /><p>How do historians make sense of the spatial layeredness of the past? <b>Cyrus Schayegh</b> argues that the modern world&rsquo;s ultimate socio-spatial feature is not the oft-studied processes of globalization or state formation or urbanization, but rather the fast-paced, mutually transformative intertwinements of cities, regions, states, and global circuits.</p> <!-- Old copy: <p><b>Cyrus Schayegh</b>&rsquo;s socio-spatial history traces how a Eurocentric world economy and European imperialism molded the Middle East from the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century. Building on this case, he shows that the making of the modern world is best seen as the reciprocal transformation of cities, regions, states, and global networks.</p> End old copy -->http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088337http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400The End Gamehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979680Abramson, Corey M.<br />PAPERBACK<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979680.jpg"><br /><p>Senior citizens face a gauntlet of physical, psychological, and social hurdles. But do disadvantages accumulated over a lifetime make the final years especially difficult for some people? Or does the quality of life among poor and affluent seniors converge? <b>Corey Abramson</b> investigates whether lifelong inequality structures the lives of the elderly.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979680http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Chance of Salvationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975620Mullen, Lincoln A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975620.jpg"><br /><p>The United States has a long history of religious pluralism, and yet Americans have often thought that people&rsquo;s faith determines their eternal destinies. The result is that Americans switch religions more often than any other nation. <b>Lincoln Mullen</b> traces the history of the distinctively American idea that religion is a matter of individual choice.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975620http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Colored Cosmopolitanismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979727Slate, Nico<br />PAPERBACK<br />September 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979727.jpg"><br /><p>This is the first detailed account of the transnational encounter between African Americans and South Asians from the nineteenth century through the 1960s as they sought a united front against racism, imperialism, and other forms of oppression. It offers a fresh glimpse of Gandhi, Nehru, Booker T. Washington, Du Bois, and Martin Luther King, Jr.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979727http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Beyond Test Scoreshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976399Schneider, Jack<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976399.jpg"><br /><p>Test scores are the go-to metric of policy makers and anxious parents looking to place their children in the best schools. Yet standardized tests are a poor way to measure school performance. Using the diverse urban school district of Somerville MA as a case study, <b>Jack Schneider</b>&rsquo;s team developed a new framework to assess educational effectiveness.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976399http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400As Ifhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975002Appiah, Kwame Anthony<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975002.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=9780674975002http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Federal Judiciaryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975774Posner, Richard A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975774.jpg"><br /><p>No sitting federal judge has ever written so trenchant a critique of the federal judiciary as <b>Richard A. Posner</b> does in this, his most confrontational book. He exposes the failures of the institution designed by the founders to check congressional and presidential power and resist its abuse, and offers practical prescriptions for reform.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975774http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400American Nicenesshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976498Bramen, Carrie Tirado<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976498.jpg"><br /><p>The clich&eacute; of the Ugly American&mdash;loud, vulgar, materialistic, chauvinistic&mdash;still expresses what people around the world dislike about their Yankee counterparts. <b>Carrie Tirado Bramen</b> recovers the history of a different national archetype&mdash;the nice American&mdash;which has been central to ideas of American identity since the nineteenth century.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976498http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Dawn of Christianityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976467Knapp, Robert<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976467.jpg"><br /><p><b>Robert Knapp</b> reveals why some ordinary people in Judea and in the Roman and Greek worlds embraced a new approach to the supernatural in their daily lives. In a time of prophets, miracles, and magic, Jesus convinced people to change their beliefs by showing his connection to god-like power and solidifying his credentials through the Resurrection.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976467http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Observation and Experimenthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975576Rosenbaum, Paul<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975576.jpg"><br /><p>In the face of conflicting claims about some treatments, behaviors, and policies, the question arises: What is the most scientifically rigorous way to draw conclusions about cause and effect in the study of humans? In this introduction to causal inference, <b>Paul Rosenbaum</b> explains key concepts and methods through real-world examples.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975576http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Avignon Papacy Contestedhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971844Falkeid, Unn<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971844.jpg"><br /><p><b>Unn Falkeid</b> considers the work of six fourteenth-century writers who waged literary war against the Avignon papacy&rsquo;s increasing claims of supremacy over secular rulers&mdash;a conflict that engaged contemporary critics from every corner of Europe. She illuminates arguments put forth by Dante, Petrarch, William of Ockham, Catherine of Siena, and others.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971844http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Madison’s Handhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979741Bilder, Mary Sarah<br />PAPERBACK<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979741.jpg"><br /><p>No document depicts the Constitutional Convention&rsquo;s charismatic figures, crushing disappointments, and miraculous triumphs with the force of Madison&rsquo;s Notes. But how reliable is this account? Drawing on digital technologies and textual analysis, <b>Mary Sarah Bilder</b> reveals that Madison revised to a far greater extent than previously recognized.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979741http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400And Again: Photographs from the Harvard Foresthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980273<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980273.jpg"><br /><p><b>John Hirsch</b> chronicles the research, scientists, and ephemera of the <a class="external" href="http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/">Harvard Forest</a>&mdash;a 3,750-acre research forest in Petersham, Massachusetts. Essays by <b>David Foster</b>, <b>Clarisse Hart</b>, and <b>Margot Anne Kelley</b> expand the scope of this photographic exploration and consider pressing issues of climate change, ecosystem resilience, and land and water use.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980273http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Inside the Lost Museumhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971042Lubar, Steven<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971042.jpg"><br /><p>Museum lovers know that energy and mystery run through every exhibition. <b>Steven Lubar</b> explains work behind the scenes&mdash;collecting, preserving, displaying, and using art and artifacts in teaching, research, and community-building&mdash;through historical and contemporary examples, especially the lost but reimagined Jenks Museum at Brown University.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971042http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Life through Time and Spacehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975866Arthur, Wallace<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975866.jpg"><br /><p>All humans share three origins: the beginning of our individual lives, the appearance of life on Earth, and the formation of our planetary home. <b>Wallace Arthur</b> combines embryological, evolutionary, and cosmological perspectives to tell the story of life on Earth and its potential to exist elsewhere in the universe.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975866http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Out of Chinahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976870Bickers, Robert<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976870.jpg"><br /><p>China&rsquo;s new nationalism is rooted not in its present power but in shameful memories of its former weaknesses. Invaded, humiliated, and looted by foreign powers in the past, China looks out at the twenty-first century through the lens of the past two centuries. History matters deeply to Beijing&rsquo;s current rulers, and <b>Robert Bickers</b> explains why.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976870http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Capital in the Twenty-First Centuryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979857Piketty, Thomas<br />Goldhammer, Arthur<br />PAPERBACK<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674979857.jpg"><br /><p>The main driver of inequality&mdash;returns on capital that exceed the rate of economic growth&mdash;is again threatening to generate extreme discontent and undermine democratic values. <b>Thomas Piketty</b>&rsquo;s findings in this ambitious, original, rigorous work will transform debate and set the agenda for the next generation of thought about wealth and inequality.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674979857http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Naked Blogger of Cairohttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980051Kraidy, Marwan M.<br />PAPERBACK<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980051.jpg"><br /><p>Across the Arab world, protesters voiced dissent through slogans, graffiti, puppetry, videos, and satire that called for the overthrow of dictatorial regimes. Investigating what drives people to risk everything to express themselves in rebellious art, <b>Marwan M. Kraidy</b> uncovers the creative insurgency at the heart of the Arab uprisings of 2010&ndash;2012.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980051http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Collecting the Worldhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737334Delbourgo, James<br />HARDCOVER<br />July 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737334.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=9780674737334http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 03 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Revolutionary Waveshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977167Xiao, Tie<br />HARDCOVER<br />August 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674977167.jpg"><br /><p><i>Revolutionary Waves</i> analyzes the crowd in the Chinese cultural and political imagination and its global resonances by delving into a wide range of fiction, philosophy, poetry, and psychological studies&mdash;raising questions about the promise and peril of community as communion and reimagining collective life in China&rsquo;s post-socialist present.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977167http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 03 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Marriage and the Law in the Age of Khubilai Khanhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975514Birge, Bettine<br />HARDCOVER<br />July 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975514.jpg"><br /><p>These thirteenth-century legal cases from the classic compendium <i>Yuan dianzhang</i> reveal the complex, contradictory inner workings of the Mongol-Yuan legal system, as seen through the prism of divorce, adultery, rape, wife-selling, and other marital disputes. <b>Bettine Birge</b> offers a meticulously annotated translation and analysis.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975514http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Kinyrashttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972322Franklin, John Curtis<br />PAPERBACK<br />July 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972322.jpg"><br /><!-- Copy for PB differs from HC. Do not use "Copy from Cloth" button! --> <p><b>John Curtis Franklin</b> seeks to harmonize Kinyras as a mythological symbol of pre-Greek Cyprus with what is known of ritual music and deified instruments in the Bronze Age Near East, using evidence going back to early Mesopotamia. This paperback edition contains minor corrections, while retaining the maps of the original hardback edition as spreads.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972322http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Ripples in Spacetimehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971660Schilling, Govert<br />HARDCOVER<br />July 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971660.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=9780674971660http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400From Domestic Women to Sensitive Young Menhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976979Yang, Yoon Sun<br />HARDCOVER<br />July 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976979.jpg"><br /><p><b>Yoon Sun Yang</b> argues that the first literary iterations of the Korean individual were female figures in late nineteenth century domestic novels. This study disrupts the canonical account of a non-gendered, linear progress toward modern Korean selfhood and examines translation&rsquo;s impact on Korea&rsquo;s construction of modern gender roles.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976979http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Art of Jazzhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980266Bindman, David<br />Blier, Suzanne Preston<br />Grant, Vera Ingrid<br />PAPERBACK<br />July 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980266.jpg"><br /><p>This catalogue documents the exhibition <i>Art of Jazz</i>, a collaborative installation at the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African &amp; African American Art and Harvard Art Museums. The book explores the intersection of the visual arts and jazz music, and presents a visual feast of full color plates of artworks, preceded by a series of essays.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980266http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400No Great Wallhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970601Boecking, Felix<br />HARDCOVER<br />July 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674970601.jpg"><br /><p>In this in-depth study, Felix Boecking challenges the widely accepted idea that the key to Communist seizure of power in China lay in the incompetence of Chiang Kai-shek&rsquo;s Nationalist government. It argues instead that international trade, government tariff revenues, and hence China&rsquo;s fiscal policy and state-making project all collapsed.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970601http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Battle for Ukrainianhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9781932650174Flier, Michael S.<br />Graziosi, Andrea<br />PAPERBACK<br />July 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9781932650174.jpg"><br /><p>The Ukrainian language has followed a tortuous path over 150 years of tsarist, Soviet, and post-Soviet history. <i>The Battle for Ukrainian</i> documents that path, and serves as an interdisciplinary study essential for understanding language, history, and politics in both Ukraine and the post-imperial world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9781932650174http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Muslim Superheroeshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975941Lewis, A. David<br />Lund, Martin<br />PAPERBACK<br />July 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975941.jpg"><br /><p>The roster of Muslim superheroes in the comic book medium has grown over the years, as has the complexity of their depictions. <i>Muslim Superheroes</i> tracks the initial absence, reluctant inclusion, tokenistic employment, and then nuanced scripting of Islamic protagonists in the American superhero comic book market and beyond.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975941http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Humanity without Dignityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674049215Sangiovanni, Andrea<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674049215.jpg"><br /><p>Why are all persons due equal respect? <b>Andrea Sangiovanni</b> rejects the view that human dignity is grounded in our capacities for reason, love, etc. Rather than focus on the basis for equality, we should focus on inequality: Why and when is it wrong to treat others as inferior? Moral equality, he writes, is best explained by a rejection of cruelty.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674049215http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Epistrophieshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674055438Edwards, Brent Hayes<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674055438.jpg"><br /><p>Hearing across media is the source of innovation in a uniquely African American sphere of art-making and performance, <b>Brent Hayes Edwards</b> writes. He explores this fertile interface through case studies in jazz literature&mdash;both writings informed by music and the surprisingly large body of writing by jazz musicians themselves.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674055438http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Stateless Commercehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972179Richman, Barak D.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972179.jpg"><br /><p>How does Manhattan&rsquo;s 47th Street diamond district thrive as an ethnic marketplace without lawyers, courts, and state coercion? <b>Barak Richman</b> draws on insider interviews to show why relational exchange based on familiarity, trust, and community enforcement succeeds and what it reveals about the modern state&rsquo;s limitations in governing the economy.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972179http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Life in the Himalayahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971745Pandit, Maharaj K.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971745.jpg"><br /><p>The collision of the Indian and Eurasian plates 50 million years ago created the Himalaya, along with massive glaciers, intensified monsoon, turbulent rivers, and an efflorescence of ecosystems. Today, the Himalaya is at risk of catastrophic loss of life. <b>Maharaj Pandit</b> outlines the mountain&rsquo;s past in order to map a way toward a sustainable future.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971745http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400When Free Exercise and Nonestablishment Conflicthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972209Greenawalt, Kent<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972209.jpg"><br /><p>&ldquo;Congress shall make no law reflecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.&rdquo; The First Amendment aims to separate church and state, but <b>Kent Greenawalt</b> examines many situations in which its two clauses&mdash;the Nonestablishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause&mdash;point in opposite directions. How should courts decide?</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972209http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Viruseshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972087Cordingley, Michael G.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972087.jpg"><br /><p>While viruses&mdash;the world&rsquo;s most abundant biological entities&mdash;are not technically alive, they invade, replicate, and evolve within living cells. <b>Michael Cordingley</b> goes beyond our familiarity with infections to show how viruses spur evolutionary change in their hosts and shape global ecosystems, from ocean photosynthesis to drug-resistant bacteria.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972087http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400One Another’s Equalshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659766Waldron, Jeremy<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674659766.jpg"><br /><p>An enduring theme of Western philosophy is that we are all one another&rsquo;s equals. Yet the principle of basic equality is woefully under-explored in modern moral and political philosophy. What does it mean to say we are all one another&rsquo;s equals? <b>Jeremy Waldron</b> confronts this question fully and unflinchingly in a major new multifaceted account.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659766http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Orations, Volume Ihttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674996465Aristides, Aelius<br />Trapp, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674996465.jpg"><br /><p><b>Aelius Aristides</b> (117&ndash;after 180), among the most versatile authors of the Second Sophistic and an important figure in the transmission of Hellenism, produced speeches and lectures, declamations on historical themes, polemical works, prose hymns, and essays on a wide variety of subjects.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674996465http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400History of Rome, Volume IXhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997059Livy<br />Yardley, J. C.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997059.jpg"><br /><p>Livy (Titus Livius, 64 or 59 BC&ndash;AD 12 or 17), the great 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=9780674997059http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Euthyphro. Apology. Crito. Phaedohttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674996878Plato<br />Emlyn-Jones, Christopher<br />Preddy, William<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674996878.jpg"><br /><p>Works in this volume recount the circumstances of Socrates&rsquo; trial and execution in 399 BC. <i>Euthyphro</i> attempts to define holiness; <i>Apology</i> is Socrates&rsquo; defense speech; in <i>Crito</i> he discusses justice and defends his refusal to be rescued from prison; <i>Phaedo</i> offers arguments for the immortality of the soul.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674996878http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Apologia. Florida. De Deo Socratishttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997110Apuleius<br />Jones, Christopher P.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674997110.jpg"><br /><p><b>Apuleius</b> (born ca. 125 AD), one of the great stylists of Latin literature, was a prominent figure in Roman Africa best known for his picaresque novel <i>Metamorphoses or The Golden Ass</i>. This edition, new to the Loeb Classical Library, contains Apuleius&rsquo; other surviving works that are considered genuine.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674997110http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Chinese Literary Forms in Heian Japanhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975156Steininger, Brian<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975156.jpg"><br /><p><b>Brian Steininger</b> revisits Japan&rsquo;s mid-Heian court of the <i>Tale of Genji</i> and the <i>Pillow Book</i>, where literary Chinese was not only the basis of official administration, but also a medium for political protest, sermons of mourning, and poems of celebration.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975156http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Materialien zur Prasun-Sprache des Afghanischen Hindukusch, Teil II: Grammatikhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980372Buddruss, Georg<br />Degener, Almuth<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p><b>Georg Buddruss</b> collected source texts in the Prasun Valley in 1956 and 1970, in several dialectal varieties. The present volume is the outcome of extensive work on this text corpus, and represents a major contribution to studies of Nuristani and other languages of the Hindukush-Karakoram region.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980372http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Indians in the Familyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737556Peterson, Dawn<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737556.jpg"><br /><p>Through stories of a dozen white adopters, adopted Indian children, and their Native parents in early America, <b>Dawn Peterson</b> shows the role adoption and assimilation played in efforts to subdue Native peoples. As adults, adoptees used their education to thwart U.S. claims to their homelands, setting the stage for the Indian Removal Act of 1830.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737556http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Sons of Remushttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660106Johnston, Andrew C.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660106.jpg"><br /><p>Histories of Rome emphasize the ways the empire assimilated conquered societies, bringing civilization to &ldquo;barbarians.&rdquo; Yet these interpretations leave us with an incomplete understanding of the diverse cultures that flourished in the provinces. <b>Andrew C. Johnston</b> recaptures the identities, memories, and discourses of these variegated societies.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660106http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Rethinking Racehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975668Hardimon, Michael O.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975668.jpg"><br /><p>Because science has shown that racial essentialism is false, and because the idea of race has proved virulent, many people believe we should eliminate the word and concept entirely. <b>Michael Hardimon</b> criticizes this thinking, arguing that we must recognize the real ways in which race exists in order to revise our understanding of its significance.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975668http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Poemshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674974920Fortunatus, Venantius<br />Roberts, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674974920.jpg"><br /><p><b>Venantius Fortunatus</b>, a master of the short praise poem and a canonical Christian Latin poet, wrote eleven volumes of hymns, epigrams, elegies, and other religious and epistolary verses addressed to kings, bishops, and abbesses. This volume presents for the first time in English translation all of his poetry, apart from a single long saint&rsquo;s life.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674974920http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Christian Novels from the <i>Menologion</i> of Symeon Metaphrasteshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975064Metaphrastes, Symeon<br />Papaioannou, Stratis<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975064.jpg"><br /><p>The <i>Menologion</i> by <b>Symeon Metaphrastes</b>, among the most important Byzantine religious and literary works, is a culmination of a well-established tradition of Greek storytelling. This edition excerpts six Christian novels, each featuring women who defy social expectations, translated for the first time into English.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975064http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400San Lorenzohttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975675Gaston, Robert W.<br />Waldman, Louis A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975675.jpg"><br /><p>This comprehensive, interdisciplinary collection illuminates many previously unexplored aspects of the Basilica of San Lorenzo&rsquo;s history, extending from its Early Christian foundation to the modern era. <i>San Lorenzo</i> depicts this church as a living Florentine institution, continually reshaped by complex historical forces.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975675http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Social Policies and Decentralization in Cubahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975309Domínguez, Jorge I.<br />Zabala Arguelles, María del Carmen<br />Prieto, Mayra Espina<br />Barberia, Lorena<br />PAPERBACK<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975309.jpg"><br /><p>Cuba has long been a social policy pioneer, with ambitious policies to address health care, education, employment, the environment, and social inequalities. Yet facing severe economic challenges, the government may look to learn from its Latin American neighbors. <i>Social Policies and Decentralization in Cuba</i> analyzes these issues in depth.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975309http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Albert’s Anthologyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980549Coleman, Kathleen M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />June 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980549.jpg"><br /><p><i>Albert&rsquo;s Anthology</i> comprises 76 brief and informal reflections on a line or two of Greek or Latin poetry&mdash;and a few prose quotations and artistic objects&mdash;composed by colleagues and students of Albert Henrichs, who devoted his scholarly career to Greek literature and religion&mdash;especially his favorite Greek god, Dionysos.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980549http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Where the Roads All Endhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873654098Barbash, Ilisa<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780873654098.jpg"><br /><p><i>Where the Roads All End</i> tells the remarkable story of an American family&rsquo;s expeditions to the Kalahari Desert in the 1950s. Raytheon founder Laurence Marshall and his family recorded the lives of the last remaining hunter-gatherers, the so-called Bushmen, in what is now recognized as one of the most important anthropology ventures in Africa.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873654098http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400A New Literary History of Modern Chinahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967915Wang, David Der-wei<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674967915.jpg"><br /><p>Featuring over 140 Chinese and non-Chinese contributors, this landmark volume, edited by <b>David Der-wei Wang</b>, explores unconventional forms as well as traditional genres, emphasizes Chinese authors&rsquo; influence on foreign writers as well as China&rsquo;s receptivity to outside literary influences, and offers vibrant contrasting voices and points of view.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967915http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Who Gets In?http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971912Zwick, Rebecca<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971912.jpg"><br /><p>On the disputed topic of U.S. college admissions, everyone agrees that this high-stakes competition is unfair. But few agree on what a fair process would be. Stressing transparency in evaluating applicants, <b>Rebecca Zwick</b> assesses the goals and criteria of different admissions policies and shows how they can fail to produce the desired results.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971912http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400City on a Hilltophttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975057Hirschhorn, Sara Yael<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975057.jpg"><br /><p>Since Israel&rsquo;s 1967 war, more than 60,000 Jewish-Americans have settled in the occupied territories, transforming politics and sometimes committing shocking acts of terrorism. Yet little is known about why they chose to live at the center of the Israeli&ndash;Palestinian conflict. <b>Sara Yael Hirschhorn</b> unsettles stereotypes about these liberal idealists.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975057http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Paradise Losthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674504820Brown, David S.<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674504820.jpg"><br /><p>Pigeonholed as a Jazz Age epicurean and an emblem of the Lost Generation, Fitzgerald was at heart a moralist struck by the nation&rsquo;s shifting mood and manners after WWI. Placing him among Progressives such as Charles Beard, Randolph Bourne, and Thorstein Veblen, <b>David Brown</b> reveals Fitzgerald as a writer with an encompassing historical imagination.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674504820http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Classical Debthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971547Hanink, Johanna<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971547.jpg"><br /><p>&ldquo;Greek debt&rdquo; means one thing to the country&rsquo;s creditors. But for millions who prize culture over capital, it means the symbolic debt we owe Greece for democracy, philosophy, mathematics, and fine art. <b>Johanna Hanink</b> shows that our idealized image of ancient Greece dangerously shapes our view of the country&rsquo;s economic hardship and refugee crisis.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971547http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400How the Vertebrate Brain Regulates Behaviorhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660311Pfaff, Donald<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660311.jpg"><br /><p>Throughout his career, <b>Donald Pfaff</b> has demonstrated that by choosing problems and methods with care, biologists can study the molecular mechanisms of brains more complex than those of fruit flies, snails, and roundworms. He offers a close-up, conversational perspective on a 50-year quest to understand how behavior is regulated in vertebrates.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660311http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Letters of Lighthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971127Osborn, J.R.<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971127.jpg"><br /><p>Arabic script is one of the world&rsquo;s most widely used writing systems, for Arabic and non-Arabic languages alike. <b>J. R. Osborn</b> traces its evolution from the earliest inscriptions to digital fonts, from calligraphy to print and beyond. Students of communication, contemporary practitioners, and historians will find this narrative enlightening.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971127http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Improving How Universities Teach Sciencehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972070Wieman, Carl<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972070.jpg"><br /><p>Too many universities remain wedded to outmoded ways of teaching. Too few departments ask whether what happens in their lecture halls is effective at helping students to learn and how they can encourage their faculty to teach better. But real change is possible, and <b>Carl Wieman</b> shows us how it can be done&mdash;through detailed, tested strategies.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972070http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Equine Poeticshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975705Platte, Ryan<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975705.jpg"><br /><p><i>Equine Poetics</i> is a literary analysis of horses and horsemanship in early Greek epic and lyric poetry. Drawing from the fields of comparative poetics and historical linguistics, the book sheds new light on fascinating and puzzling aspects of these central figures in early Greek verbal art.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975705http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Before Orthodoxyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674047426Ahmed, Shahab<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674047426.jpg"><br /><p>A controversial episode in the life of the Prophet Muhammad concerns an incident in which he allegedly mistook words suggested by Satan as divine revelation. Muslims now universally deny that the Satanic verses incident took place. But Muslims did not always hold this view. <b>Shahab Ahmed</b> uses this case to explore how religions establish truth.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674047426http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Bound in Wedlockhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674045712Hunter, Tera W.<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674045712.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=9780674045712http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Pragmatism as a Way of Lifehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967502Putnam, Hilary<br />Putnam, Ruth Anna<br />Macarthur, David<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674967502.jpg"><br /><p><b>Hilary Putnam</b> argues that all facts are dependent on cognitive values. <b>Ruth Anna Putnam</b> turns the problem around, illuminating the factual basis of moral principles. Together, they offer a pragmatic vision that in Hilary&rsquo;s words serves &ldquo;as a manifesto for what the two of us would like philosophy to look like in the twenty-first century and beyond.&rdquo;</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967502http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Literary Criticismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967731North, Joseph<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674967731.jpg"><br /><p>Since the global turn to neoliberalism in the 1970s, movements in literary studies have been diagnostic rather than interventionist: scholars have developed techniques for analyzing culture but have retreated from attempts to transform it. For <b>Joseph North</b>, a genuinely interventionist criticism is a central task facing scholars on the Left today.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967731http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400After Pikettyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674504776Boushey, Heather<br />DeLong, J. Bradford<br />Steinbaum, Marshall<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674504776.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=9780674504776http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Religion in Human Evolutionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975347Bellah, Robert N.<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975347.jpg"><br /><p>This ambitious book probes our biological past to discover the kinds of lives that human beings have imagined were worth living. <b>Bellah</b>&rsquo;s theory goes deep into cultural and genetic evolution to identify a range of capacities (communal dancing, storytelling, theorizing) whose emergence made religious development possible in the first millennium B.C.E.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975347http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Mexicans in the Making of Americahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975354Foley, Neil<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975354.jpg"><br /><p>America has always been a composite of racially blended peoples, never a purely white Anglo-Protestant nation. The Mexican American historian <b>Neil Foley</b> offers a sweeping view of the evolution of Mexican America, from a colonial outpost on Mexico&rsquo;s northern frontier to a twenty-first-century people integral to the nation they have helped build.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975354http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Middle Ageshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975361Fried, Johannes<br />Lewis, Peter<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975361.jpg"><br /><p><b>Johannes Fried</b> gives us a Middle Ages full of people encountering the unfamiliar, grappling with new ideas, redefining power, and interacting with different societies&mdash;an era characterized by continuities and discontinuities, the vibrant expansion of knowledge, and an understanding of the growing complexity of the world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975361http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Wheel of Fortunehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975378Gustafson, Thane<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975378.jpg"><br /><p>One of the world&rsquo;s largest exporters of oil faces mounting problems that could send shock waves through every major economy. <b>Gustafson</b> provides an authoritative account of the Russian oil industry from the last years of communism to its uncertain future. The stakes extend beyond global energy security to include the threat of a destabilized Russia.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975378http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Assumptions Economists Makehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975408Schlefer, Jonathan<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975408.jpg"><br /><p>Economists make confident assertions in op-ed columns and on cable news&mdash;so why are their explanations at odds with equally confident assertions from <i>other</i> economists? And why are all economic predictions so rarely borne out? Harnessing his frustration with this contradiction, <b>Schlefer</b> set out to investigate how economists arrive at their opinions.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975408http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Invadershttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975415Shipman, Pat<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975415.jpg"><br /><p>Humans domesticated dogs soon after Neanderthals began to disappear. This alliance between two predator species, <b>Pat Shipman</b> hypothesizes, made possible unprecedented success in hunting large Ice Age mammals&mdash;a distinct and ultimately decisive advantage for human invaders at a time when climate change made both humans and Neanderthals vulnerable.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975415http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Fissured Workplacehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975446Weil, David<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975446.jpg"><br /><p>Fissuring&mdash;splitting off functions that were once managed internally&mdash;has been a successful business strategy. Large companies maintain the quality of their brand without the cost of an expensive workforce. But this approach has led to stagnation in wages and benefits and a lower standard of living for workers. <b>David Weil</b> proposes solutions.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975446http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Racial Reckoninghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976030Romano, Renee C.<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976030.jpg"><br /><p>Few whites who violently resisted the civil rights struggle were charged with crimes in the 1950s and 1960s. But the tide of changed in 1994, and more than one hundred murder cases have been reopened, resulting in over a dozen trials. Yet, as <b>Renee C. Romano</b> shows, addressing the nation&rsquo;s troubled racial past will require more than legal justice.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976030http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Kinhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660403Ingraham, John L.<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660403.jpg"><br /><p>By unlocking the evolutionary information contained in cells, biologists have been able to construct the Tree of Life and show that its three main stems are dominated by microbes. Plants and animals constitute a small upper branch in one stem. Soon we may know how life began over 3.5 billion years ago. <b>John Ingraham</b> tells this story of discovery.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660403http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Age of Responsibilityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545465Mounk, Yascha<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674545465.jpg"><br /><p><b>Yascha Mounk</b> shows why a focus on personal responsibility is wrong and counterproductive: it distracts us from the larger economic forces determining aggregate outcomes, ignores what we owe fellow citizens regardless of their choices, and blinds us to key values such as the desire to live in a society of equals. In this book he proposes a remedy.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545465http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Pillars of Justicehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971868Fiss, Owen<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971868.jpg"><br /><p>The constitutional theorist <b>Owen Fiss</b> explores the purpose and possibilities of life in the law through a moving account of thirteen lawyers who shaped the legal world during the past half century. He tries to identify the unique qualities of mind and character that made these individuals so important to the institutions and principles they served.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971868http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Wisdom of Moneyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972278Bruckner, Pascal<br />Rendall, Steven<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972278.jpg"><br /><p>Money is an evil that does good, and a good that does evil. It is wise to have money, says <b>Pascal Bruckner</b>, and wise to think and talk about it critically. One of the world&rsquo;s great essayists guides us through the commentary that money has generated since ancient times, as he builds an unfashionable defense of the worldly wisdom of the bourgeoisie.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972278http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Corporations and American Democracyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972285Lamoreaux, Naomi R.<br />Novak, William J.<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972285.jpg"><br /><p>Recent Supreme Court decisions in <i>Citizens United</i> and other high-profile cases have sparked disagreement about the role of corporations in American democracy. Bringing together scholars of history, law, and political science, <i>Corporations and American Democracy</i> provides essential grounding for today&rsquo;s policy debates.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972285http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Picturing Emersonhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975972Myerson, Joel<br />Wilson, Leslie Perrin<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975972.jpg"><br /><p><i>Picturing Emerson: An Iconography</i> reproduces and explores the background of all known images of Ralph Waldo Emerson created from life, including drawings, paintings, silhouettes, sculptures, and photographs in all formats. The book provides dates and commentary, enabling readers to trace Emerson&rsquo;s visage from the 1820s to the 1880s.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975972http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Naming the Localhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976962Suh, Soyoung<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976962.jpg"><br /><p>By tracing Korean-educated agents&rsquo; efforts to articulate the vernacular nomenclature of medicine over time, <b>Soyoung Suh</b> examines the limitations and possibilities of creating a mode of &ldquo;Koreanness&rdquo; in medicine&mdash;and the Korean manifestation of cultural and national identities.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976962http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Houghton Library at 75http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980082Cole, Heather<br />Overholt, John<br />PAPERBACK<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674980082.jpg"><br /><p><i>Houghton Library at 75</i> offers a tour of the primary repository for Harvard University&rsquo;s rare books and manuscripts with full-color illustrations. From miniature books composed by a teenage Charlotte Bront&euml; to costume designs for <i>Star Trek</i>, the selections celebrate great achievements in many and diverse fields of human endeavor.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674980082http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Collective Choice and Social Welfarehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971608Sen, Amartya<br />HARDCOVER<br />May 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971608.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=9780674971608http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Miloszhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674495043Franaszek, Andrzej<br />Parker, Aleksandra<br />Parker, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674495043.jpg"><br /><p><b>Andrzej Franaszek</b>&rsquo;s award-winning biography of Czeslaw Milosz&mdash;winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature&mdash;recounts the poet&rsquo;s odyssey through WWI, the Bolshevik revolution, the Nazi invasion of Poland, and the USSR&rsquo;s postwar dominance of Eastern Europe. This edition contains a new introduction by the translators, along with maps and a chronology.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674495043http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Idea of the Muslim Worldhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674050372Aydin, Cemil<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674050372.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=9780674050372http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400The New Map of Empirehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972117Edelson, S. Max<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972117.jpg"><br /><p>In 1763 British America stretched from Hudson Bay to the Keys, from the Atlantic to the Mississippi. Using maps that Britain created to control its new lands, <b>Max Edelson</b> pictures the contested geography of the British Atlantic world and offers new explanations of the causes and consequences of Britain&rsquo;s imperial ambitions before the Revolution.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972117http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400The New Geopolitics of Natural Gashttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971837Grigas, Agnia<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971837.jpg"><br /><p>As the United States aggressively expands its exports of liquefied natural gas, it stands poised to become an energy superpower. This unanticipated reality is rewriting the conventional rules of intercontinental gas trade and realigning strategic relations among the United States, the European Union, Russia, China and beyond, as <b>Agnia Grigas</b> shows.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971837http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Cuba’s Revolutionary Worldhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971981Brown, Jonathan C.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971981.jpg"><br /><p>As Castro&rsquo;s democratic reform movement veered off course, a revolution that seemed to signal the death knell of dictatorship in Latin America brought about its tragic opposite. <b>Jonathan C. Brown</b> examines in forensic detail how the turmoil that rocked a small Caribbean nation in the 1950s became one of the century&rsquo;s most transformative events.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971981http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Russiahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972483Carleton, Gregory<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972483.jpg"><br /><p>Outsiders view Russia as an aggressor, but Russians see themselves as surrounded by enemies, defensively fighting off invader after invader, or called upon by history to be the savior of Europe, or Christianity, or civilization itself, often at immense cost. As <b>Gregory Carleton</b> shows, war is the unifying thread of Russia&rsquo;s national epic.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972483http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Boatmanhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545090Thorson, Robert M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674545090.jpg"><br /><p><b>Robert Thorson</b> gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene. The boatman and backyard naturalist was keenly aware of the way humans had altered the waterways and meadows of his beloved Concord River Valley. Yet he sought out for solace and pleasure those river sites most dramatically altered by human invention and intervention&mdash;for better and worse.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545090http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Enigma of Reasonhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674368309Mercier, Hugo<br />Sperber, Dan<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674368309.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=9780674368309http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400The English Conquest of Jamaicahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737310Pestana, Carla Gardina<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737310.jpg"><br /><p>Long before sugar and slaves made Jamaica Britain&rsquo;s most valuable colony, its conquest sparked conflicts with European powers and opened vast tropical spaces to English exploitation. <b>Carla Gardina Pestana</b> captures the moment when Cromwell&rsquo;s plan to take Spain&rsquo;s American empire altered his revolutionary state&rsquo;s engagement with the wider world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737310http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Ideological Origins of the American Revolutionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975651Bailyn, Bernard<br />PAPERBACK<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975651.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution</i> is a classic of American historical literature&mdash;required reading for understanding the Founders&rsquo; ideas and their struggles to implement them. In the preface to this 50th anniversary edition, <b>Bernard Bailyn</b> isolates the Founders&rsquo; profound concern with the uses and misuses of power.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975651http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Moscow 1956http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972001Smith, Kathleen E.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972001.jpg"><br /><p>In 1956 Khrushchev stunned Communists by reciting a litany of Stalin&rsquo;s abuses. His bid to rejuvenate the Party opened the door to upheaval, as Soviet citizens asked where the system had gone astray. <b>Kathleen Smith</b> contends that the year&rsquo;s brief thaw set in motion a cycle of reform and retrenchment that would recur until the Soviet Union&rsquo;s collapse.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972001http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Assembling Shintohttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970571Andreeva, Anna<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674970571.jpg"><br /><p>Anna Andreeva challenges the twentieth-century narrative of Shinto as an unbroken, monolithic tradition. By studying how and why religious practitioners affiliated with different religious institutions responded to esoteric Buddhism&rsquo;s teachings, this book demonstrates that <i>kami</i> worship in medieval Japan was a result of complex negotiations.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970571http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Crosshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088801Jensen, Robin M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674088801.jpg"><br /><p>The cross stirs intense feelings among Christians and non-Christians alike. <b>Robin Jensen</b> takes readers on an intellectual and spiritual journey through the 2,000-year evolution of the cross as idea and artifact, illuminating the controversies and forms of devotion this central symbol of Christianity inspires.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088801http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Butterfly Politicshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674416604MacKinnon, Catharine A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674416604.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=9780674416604http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Dispelling the Darknesshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659704Lopez, Donald S.<br />Jinpa, Thupten<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674659704.jpg"><br /><p>In a remote Himalayan village in 1721, the Jesuit priest Ippolito Desideri wrote a treatise in classical Tibetan intended to refute key Buddhist doctrines and dispel the darkness of idolatry from Tibet. <i>Dispelling the Darkness</i> provides extended excerpts from this unfinished masterpiece and a full translation of a companion work.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659704http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Awakeninghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737228Frank, Nathaniel<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737228.jpg"><br /><p>Some of the most divisive contests shaping the quest for marriage equality occurred not on the culture-war front lines but within the ranks of LGBTQ advocates. <b>Nathaniel Frank</b> tells the dramatic story of how an idea that once seemed unfathomable&mdash;and for many gays and lesbians undesirable&mdash;became a legal and moral right in just half a century.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737228http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Tokyo Boogie-Woogiehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971691Nagahara, Hiromu<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971691.jpg"><br /><p>Emerging in the 1920s, the Japanese pop scene gained a devoted following, and the soundscape of the next four decades became the audible symbol of changing times. In the first English-language history of this Japanese industry, <b>Hiromu Nagahara</b> connects the rise of mass entertainment with Japan&rsquo;s transformation into a postwar middle-class society.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971691http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Crucible of Islamhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674057760Bowersock, G. W.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674057760.jpg"><br /><p>Little is known about sixth-century Arabia. Yet from this distant time and place emerged a faith and an empire that stretched from Iberia to India. <b>G. W. Bowersock</b> illuminates this obscure yet most dynamic period in Islam, exploring why arid Arabia proved to be fertile ground for Muhammad&rsquo;s message and why it spread so quickly to the wider world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674057760http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Man’s Better Angelshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659544Gura, Philip F.<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674659544.jpg"><br /><p>Banks failed, inequality grew, people were out of work, and slavery threatened to rend the nation in two. The Panic of 1837 drew forth reformers who, animated by self-reliance, became prophets of a new moral order that would make America great again. <b>Philip Gura</b> captures a Romantic moment that was soon overtaken by civil war and postwar pragmatism.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659544http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Rogue Empireshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971851Press, Steven<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971851.jpg"><br /><p>In the 1880s Europeans grabbed vast swaths of the African continent, using documents, not guns, as their weapon of choice. <b>Steven Press</b> follows a paper trail of questionable contracts to discover the confidence men who exploited a loophole in international law to assert sovereignty over lands, and whose actions touched off the Scramble for Africa.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971851http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400A Passage to Chinahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975125Tsai, Chien-hsin<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975125.jpg"><br /><p><b>Chien-hsin Tsai</b> examines the reinvention of loyalism in colonial Taiwan through the lens of literature. He analyzes the ways in which writers from colonial Taiwan&mdash;including Qiu Fengjia, Lian Heng, and Wu Zhuoliu&mdash;creatively and selectively employed loyalist ideals to cope with Japanese colonialism and its many institutional changes.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975125http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Into Sūr’s Oceanhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975583Hawley, John Stratton<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p><i>Into S&umacr;r&rsquo;s Ocean</i> picks up many threads from <a class="publicationTitle" href="/catalog.php?isbn=9780674427778">Sur&rsquo;s Ocean</a>, a volume in the <a class="external" href="http://www.murtylibrary.com/">Murty Classical Library of India</a>, translated by <b>John Stratton Hawley</b>. In this book, Hawley provides a substantial introduction to Surdas, the great sixteenth century Hindi poet; an overview of editions; an analysis of the translation; and commentary on 433 poems.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975583http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Speaking of Spainhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674045514Feros, Antonio<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674045514.jpg"><br /><p>Momentous changes swept Spain in the fifteenth century: royal marriage united its two largest kingdoms, the last Muslim emirate fell to Catholic armies, and conquests in the Americas were turning Spain into a great empire. Yet few people could define &ldquo;Spanishness&rdquo; concretely. <b>Antonio Feros</b> traces Spain&rsquo;s evolving ideas of nationhood and ethnicity.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674045514http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500About Abortionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737723Sanger, Carol<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737723.jpg"><br /><p>New medical technologies, women&rsquo;s willingness to talk online and off, and tighter judicial reins on state legislatures are shaking up the practice of abortion. As talk becomes more transparent, <b>Carol Sanger</b> writes, women&rsquo;s decisions about whether to become mothers will be treated more like those of other adults making significant personal choices.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737723http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500The First Amendment and LGBT Equalityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972193Ball, Carlos A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972193.jpg"><br /><p><b>Carlos A. Ball</b> argues that as progressives fight the First Amendment claims of religious conservatives and other LGBT opponents, they should take care not to forget the crucial role the First Amendment played in the early decades of the movement, and not to erode the safeguards of liberty that allowed LGBT rights to exist in the first place.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972193http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Malmedy Massacrehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971950Remy, Steven P.<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971950.jpg"><br /><p>During the Battle of the Bulge, Waffen SS soldiers shot 84 American prisoners near Malmedy, Belgium&mdash;the deadliest mass execution of U.S. soldiers during World War II. Drawing on newly declassified documents, <b>Steven Remy</b> revisits the massacre and the most infamously controversial war crimes trial in American history, to set the record straight.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971950http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500German Colonial Wars and the Context of Military Violencehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970632Kuss, Susanne<br />Smith, Andrew<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674970632.jpg"><br /><p>Some historians have traced a line from Germany&rsquo;s atrocities in its colonial wars to those committed by the Nazis during WWII. <b>Susanne Kuss</b> dismantles these claims, rejecting the notion that a distinctive military ethos or policy of genocide guided Germany&rsquo;s conduct of operations in Africa and China, despite acts of unquestionable brutality.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970632http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Apollo in the Age of Aquariushttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971998Maher, Neil M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971998.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=9780674971998http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Hello Girlshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971479Cobbs, Elizabeth<br />HARDCOVER<br />April 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971479.jpg"><br /><p>In 1918 the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France to help win World War I. <b>Elizabeth Cobbs</b> reveals the challenges these patriotic young women faced in a war zone where male soldiers resented, wooed, mocked, saluted, and ultimately celebrated them. Back on the home front, they fought the army for veterans&rsquo; benefits and medals, and won.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971479http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Sold Peoplehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971974Ransmeier, Johanna S.<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971974.jpg"><br /><p>Trade in human lives thrived in North China during the Qing and Republican periods. Families at all social levels participated in buying servants, slaves, concubines, or children and disposing of unwanted household members. <b>Johanna Ransmeier</b> shows that these commonplace transactions built and restructured families as often as it broke them apart.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971974http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Basic Incomehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674052284Van Parijs, Philippe<br />Vanderborght, Yannick<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674052284.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=9780674052284http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Far-Right Politics in Europehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971530Camus, Jean-Yves<br />Lebourg, Nicolas<br />Todd, Jane Marie<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971530.jpg"><br /><p><b>Jean-Yves Camus</b> and <b>Nicolas Lebourg</b>&rsquo;s critical look at the far right throughout Europe reveals a prehistory and politics more complex than the stereotypes suggest and warns of the challenges it poses to the EU&rsquo;s liberal-democratic order. These movements are determined to gain power through legitimate electoral means, and they are succeeding.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971530http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Clerical Households in Late Medieval Italyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971899Cossar, Roisin<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971899.jpg"><br /><p><b>Roisin Cossar</b> examines how clerics managed efforts to reform their domestic lives in the decades after the Black Death. Despite reformers&rsquo; desire for clerics to remain celibate, clerical households resembled those of the laity, and priests&rsquo; lives included apprenticeships in youth, fatherhood in middle age, and reliance on their families in old age.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971899http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Osaka Modernhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975187Cronin, Michael P.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975187.jpg"><br /><p>Japan&rsquo;s &ldquo;merchant capital&rdquo; in the late sixteenth century, Osaka remained an industrial center into the 1930s, developing a distinct urban culture to rival Tokyo&rsquo;s. <i>Osaka Modern</i> maps the city as imagined in Japanese popular literature and cinema&mdash;as well as contemporary radio, television, music, and comedy&mdash;from the 1920s to the 1950s.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975187http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Sound and Scent in the Gardenhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024224Ruggles, D. Fairchild<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024224.jpg"><br /><p><i>Sound and Scent in the Garden</i> explores the experiences of sound and smell as dimensions of garden design. The contributors explore the sensory experience of gardens as places and demonstrate a wide variety of approaches to apply to the study of sensory history.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024224http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Making Sense of Sciencehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674059696Dean, Cornelia<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674059696.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=9780674059696http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Zero Degreeshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088818Withers, Charles W. J.<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674088818.jpg"><br /><p><b>Charles Withers</b> explains how the choice of Greenwich to mark 0&deg; longitude solved problems of global measurement that had engaged geographers, astronomers, and mariners since ancient times. This history is a testament to the power of maps, the challenges of global measurement, and the role of scientific authority in creating the modern world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088818http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Europe’s Indiahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972261Subrahmanyam, Sanjay<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972261.jpg"><br /><p>When Portuguese explorers first arrived in India, the maritime passage initiated an exchange of goods as well as ideas. European ambassadors, missionaries, soldiers, and scholars who followed produced a body of knowledge that shaped European thought about India. <b>Sanjay Subrahmanyam</b> tracks these changing ideas over the entire early modern period.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972261http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Numbers and the Making of Ushttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674504431Everett, Caleb<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674504431.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=9780674504431http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Internal Timehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975392Roenneberg, Till<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975392.jpg"><br /><p>Early birds and night owls are born, not made. Sleep patterns are the most obvious manifestation of the highly individualized biological clocks we inherit, but these clocks also regulate bodily functions from digestion to hormone levels to cognition. By understanding and respecting our internal time, we can live better.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975392http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500American Apocalypsehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975439Sutton, Matthew Avery<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975439.jpg"><br /><p>In the first comprehensive history of American evangelicalism to appear in a generation, <b>Matthew Sutton</b> shows how charismatic Protestant preachers, anticipating the end of the world, paradoxically transformed it. Narrating the story from the perspective of the faithful, he shows how apocalyptic thinking influences the American mainstream today.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975439http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Grounds for Differencehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975453Brubaker, Rogers<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975453.jpg"><br /><p>Offering fresh perspectives on perennial questions of ethnicity, race, nationalism, and religion, <b>Rogers Brubaker</b> analyzes three forces that shape the politics of diversity and multiculturalism today: inequality as a public concern, biology as an asserted basis of racial and ethnic difference, and religion as a key terrain of public contestation.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975453http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Classical Liberal Constitutionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975460Epstein, Richard A.<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975460.jpg"><br /><p>Steering clear of debates over originalism vs. a living Constitution, <b>Richard A. Epstein</b> employs close reading, historical analysis, and political and economic theory to urge a return to federalism, restricted government, separation of powers, and strong protection of individual rights&mdash;ideas that animated the framers&rsquo; constitutional design.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975460http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Twenty-Five Years of Philosophyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975477Förster, Eckart<br />Bowman, Brady<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975477.jpg"><br /><p>Kant declared that philosophy began in 1781 with his <i>Critique of Pure Reason.</i> In 1806 Hegel announced that it had been completed. <b>F&ouml;rster</b> assesses the steps that led from Kant&rsquo;s &ldquo;beginning&rdquo; to Hegel&rsquo;s &ldquo;end&rdquo; and concludes that both Kant and Hegel were indeed right. His study reveals Goethe&rsquo;s significant contribution to post-Kantian thinking.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975477http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Expressive Powers of Lawhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975484McAdams, Richard H.<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975484.jpg"><br /><p>Why do people obey the law? Law deters crime by specifying sanctions, and because people internalize its authority. But <b>Richard McAdams</b> says law also generates compliance through its expressive power to coordinate behavior (traffic laws) and inform beliefs (smoking bans)&mdash;that is, simply by what it says rather than what it sanctions.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975484http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500China Under Maohttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975491Walder, Andrew G.<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975491.jpg"><br /><p>China&rsquo;s Communist Party seized power in 1949 after a long guerrilla insurgency followed by full-scale war, but the revolution was just beginning. <b>Andrew Walder</b> narrates the rise and fall of the Maoist state from 1949 to 1976&mdash;an epoch of startling accomplishments and disastrous failures, steered by many forces but dominated above all by Mao Zedong.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975491http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Cross-Border Connectionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975507Waldinger, Roger<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975507.jpg"><br /><p>International migration presents the human face of globalization. <b>Roger Waldinger</b> addresses a paradox at its core: emigrants departing one society become immigrants in another, tying those two societies together. He explains how interconnections between place of origin and destination are built and maintained and why they eventually fall apart.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975507http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Educating a Diverse Nationhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976023Conrad, Clifton<br />Gasman, Marybeth<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674976023.jpg"><br /><p><i>Educating a Diverse Nation</i> turns a spotlight on colleges and universities dedicated to serving minority and low-income students of all ages. It highlights innovative programs that are advancing persistence and learning, and it identifies specific strategies for empowering nontraditional students to succeed despite many obstacles.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976023http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500River of Dark Dreamshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975385Johnson, Walter<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975385.jpg"><br /><p><i>River of Dark Dreams</i> places the Cotton Kingdom at the center of worldwide webs of exchange and exploitation that extended across oceans and drove an insatiable hunger for new lands. This bold reaccounting dramatically alters our understanding of American slavery and its role in U.S. expansionism, global capitalism, and the upcoming Civil War.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975385http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Boston’s Massacrehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674048331Hinderaker, Eric<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674048331.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=9780674048331http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Honored and Dishonored Guestshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975149Brecher, W. Puck<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975149.jpg"><br /><p><b>W. Puck Brecher</b> overturns standard narratives of wartime Japan&rsquo;s racial attitudes, focusing on the experiences of Western civilians rather than enemy POWs in Japan. His bold thesis is borne out by a broad mosaic of stories of police harassment, suspicion, relocation, starvation, internment, and torture, as well as extraordinary acts of charity.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975149http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Making History Matterhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975170Yoshikawa, Lisa<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975170.jpg"><br /><p><b>Lisa Yoshikawa</b> explores the role history and historians played in imperial Japan&rsquo;s nation and empire building from the 1890s to the 1930s. Through a close reading of vast, multilingual sources, Yoshikawa argues that scholarship and politics were inseparable as Japan&rsquo;s historical profession developed.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975170http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 70http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024170Mullett, Margaret<br />Maas, Michael<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024170.jpg"><br /><p><i>Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 70</i> includes: P. Marciniak, &ldquo;Reinventing Lucian in Byzantium&rdquo;; R. Betancourt, &ldquo;Why Sight Is Not Touch: Reconsidering the Tactility of Sight in Byzantium&rdquo;; C. Wright, &ldquo;Constantinople and the Coup d&rsquo;&Eacute;tat in Palaiologan Byzantium&rdquo;; A. Caudano, &ldquo;&lsquo;These Are the Only Four Seas&rsquo;: The World Map of Bologna&rdquo;; and many more.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024170http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Visualizing Communityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024132Ousterhout, Robert G.<br />HARDCOVER<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024132.jpg"><br /><p>Cappadocia is unrivaled in its preservation of the physical remains of the Byzantine Empire: churches, towns and villages, agricultural installations, storage facilities, and other examples of non-ecclesiastical architecture. <i>Visualizing Community</i> offers a critical reassessment of the historiography of Byzantine Cappadocia.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024132http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Diagohttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977068Fuente, Alejandro de la<br />PAPERBACK<br />March 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674977068.jpg"><br /><p>Visual artist Juan Roberto Diago (b. 1971) has produced a body of work that offers a revisionist history of the Cuban nation. <b>Alejandro de la Fuente</b> examines the entire career of this leading member of the new Afro-Cuban cultural movement, in parallel English- and Spanish-language text, illustrated throughout.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674977068http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Democracyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971455Moss, David A.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971455.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=9780674971455http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Image of the Black in African and Asian Arthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674504394Bindman, David<br />Blier, Suzanne Preston<br />Gates, Henry Louis<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674504394.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Image of the Black in African and Asian Art</i> asks how the black figure was depicted by artists from the non-Western world&mdash;Africa, East Asia, and the Indian subcontinent. The aesthetic traditions represented are as diverse as the political and social histories of these regions.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674504394http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Society and Economyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975217Granovetter, Mark<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975217.jpg"><br /><p>A work of exceptional ambition by the founder of modern economic sociology, this first full account of <b>Mark Granovetter</b>&rsquo;s ideas stresses that the economy is not a sphere separate from other human activities but is deeply embedded in social relations and subject to the same emotions, ideas, and constraints as religion, science, politics, or law.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975217http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Eros and Illnesshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659711Morris, David B.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674659711.jpg"><br /><p>When we or our loved ones fall ill, our world is thrown into disarray, our routines are interrupted, our beliefs shaken. <b>David Morris</b> offers an unconventional, deeply human exploration of what it means to live with, and live through, disease. He shows how desire&mdash;emotions, dreams, stories, romance, even eroticism&mdash;plays a crucial part in illness.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659711http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Njinga of Angolahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971820Heywood, Linda M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971820.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=9780674971820http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Does History Make Sense?http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971776Pinkard, Terry<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971776.jpg"><br /><p>Hegel&rsquo;s philosophy of history&mdash;which most critics view as a theory of inevitable progress toward modern European civilization&mdash;is widely regarded as a failure today. <b>Terry Pinkard</b>&rsquo;s spirited defense of the Hegelian view, based on a subtle understanding of human subjectivity, will play a central role in contemporary reevaluations of Hegel&rsquo;s work.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971776http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Social Lives of Figurineshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873652155Clark, Sharri R.<br />MIXED MEDIA<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780873652155.jpg"><br /><p>The largest category of representational art recovered from many ancient Indus sites is terracotta figurines. In this lavishly illustrated book, <b>Sharri R. Clark</b> examines and recontextualizes a rich and diverse corpus of hundreds of figurines from the urban site of Harappa to reveal new information about Indus ideology and society.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780873652155http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Brahmin Capitalismhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971462Maggor, Noam<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971462.jpg"><br /><p><b>Noam Maggor</b> shows how the moneyed elite in Gilded Age Boston leveraged their wealth to forge transcontinental networks of commodities, labor, and transportation. With the decline of cotton-based textile manufacturing, these gentleman bankers found new business opportunities in the mines, railroads, and industries of the Great West.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971462http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Selected Letters, Volume 1http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674058347Petrarca, Francesco<br />Fantham, Elaine<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674058347.jpg"><br /><p><b>Francesco Petrarca</b> (1304&ndash;1374), one of the greatest of Italian poets, was also the leading spirit in the Renaissance movement to revive the cultural and moral excellence of ancient Greece and Rome. This two-volume set contains an ample, representative sample from his enormous and fascinating correspondence with all the leading figures of his day.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674058347http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Selected Letters, Volume 2http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971622Petrarca, Francesco<br />Fantham, Elaine<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971622.jpg"><br /><p><b>Francesco Petrarca</b> (1304&ndash;1374), one of the greatest of Italian poets, was also the leading spirit in the Renaissance movement to revive the cultural and moral excellence of ancient Greece and Rome. This two-volume set contains an ample, representative sample from his enormous and fascinating correspondence with all the leading figures of his day.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971622http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Humanism and the Latin Classicshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971639Manutius, Aldus<br />Grant, John N.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971639.jpg"><br /><p><b>Aldus Manutius</b> (c. 1451&ndash;1515) was the most important scholarly publisher of the Renaissance. His Aldine Press was responsible for more first editions of classical literature, philosophy, and science than any other publisher before or since. This volume presents Aldus&rsquo;s prefaces to Latin classics and modern humanist writers, translated into English.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971639http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Art of Readinghttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660199Bollack, Jean<br />Porter, Catherine<br />Tarrow, Susan<br />PAPERBACK<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660199.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Art of Reading</i> is the first&mdash;long overdue&mdash;collection of essays by the French classical philologist and humanist <b>Jean Bollack</b> to be published in English. As the scope of the collection shows, Bollack felt equally at home thinking in depth about both the classics of Greek poetry and philosophy and modern, including contemporary, poetry.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660199http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empirehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674057623Himmelfarb, Martha<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674057623.jpg"><br /><p>The seventh-century CE Hebrew work <i>Sefer Zerubbabel</i> (Book of Zerubbabel)&mdash;a tale of two messiahs&mdash;is the first full-fledged messianic narrative in Jewish literature. <b>Martha Himmelfarb</b> offers a comprehensive analysis of this rich understudied text, illuminating its distinctive literary features and the complex milieu from which it arose.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674057623http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500A Mind to Stayhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972148Nathans, Sydney<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972148.jpg"><br /><p><b>Sydney Nathans</b> offers a counterpoint to the narrative of the Great Migration, a central theme of black liberation in the twentieth century. He tells the story of enslaved families who became the emancipated owners of land they had worked in bondage.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972148http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Stuff and Money in the Time of the French Revolutionhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975422Spang, Rebecca L.<br />PAPERBACK<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975422.jpg"><br /><p><b>Rebecca L. Spang</b>, who revolutionized our understanding of the restaurant, has written a new history of money. It is also a new history of the French Revolution, with economics at its heart. In her telling, radicalization was driven by an ever-widening gap between political ideals&mdash;including &ldquo;freedom of money&rdquo;&mdash;and the harsh realities of daily life.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975422http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500When Police Killhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674972186Zimring, Franklin E.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674972186.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=9780674972186http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Invention of Humanityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971967Stuurman, Siep<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971967.jpg"><br /><p>For much of history, strangers were seen as barbarians, seldom as fellow human beings. The notion of common humanity had to be invented. Drawing on global thinkers, <b>Siep Stuurman</b> traces ideas of equality and difference across continents and civilizations, from antiquity to present-day debates about human rights and the &ldquo;clash of civilizations.&rdquo;</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971967http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500On Betrayalhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674048263Margalit, Avishai<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674048263.jpg"><br /><p>Betrayal seems to have lost its grip on the public consciousness in liberal societies, yet it is all around us, dissolving the thick glue of trust that holds friends, families, and communities together. By focusing on the ethics of betrayal, <b>Avishai Margalit</b> offers a philosophical account of what we owe those who give us our sense of belonging.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674048263http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Network Medicinehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674436534Loscalzo, Joseph<br />Barabási, Albert-László<br />Silverman, Edwin K.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674436534.jpg"><br /><p>Big data, genomics, and quantitative approaches to network-based analysis are combining to advance the frontiers of medicine as never before. With contributions from leading experts, <i>Network Medicine</i> introduces this rapidly evolving field of research, which promises to revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674436534http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500The Roots of Urban Renaissancehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971509Goldstein, Brian D.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971509.jpg"><br /><p>In charting the growth of gleaming shopping centers and refurbished brownstones in Harlem, <b>Brian Goldstein</b> shows that gentrification was not imposed on an unwitting community by opportunistic developers or outsiders. It grew from the neighborhood&rsquo;s grassroots, producing a legacy that benefited some longtime residents and threatened others.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971509http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Antitrust Law in the New Economyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971424Patterson, Mark R.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971424.jpg"><br /><p>In the information economy, sellers can distort the truth about their products, and online intermediaries have incentives to skew the facts they provide to buyers. <b>Mark Patterson</b> discusses ways data can be manipulated for competitive advantage and consumer exploitation, and shows how courts can apply antitrust law to address these problems.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971424http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Blake; or, The Huts of Americahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088726Delany, Martin R.<br />McGann, Jerome<br />PAPERBACK<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674088726.jpg"><br /><p><b>Martin R. Delany</b>&rsquo;s <i>Blake</i> (c. 1860) tells the story of Henry Blake&rsquo;s escape from a southern plantation and his travels in the U.S., Canada, Africa, and Cuba on a mission to unite blacks of the Atlantic region in the struggle for freedom. <b>Jerome McGann</b>&rsquo;s edition offers the first correct printing of the work and an authoritative introduction.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088726http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Religious Freedom in an Egalitarian Agehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971431Tebbe, Nelson<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971431.jpg"><br /><p><b>Nelson Tebbe</b> shows how a method called social coherence offers a way to resolve conflicts between advocates of religious freedom and proponents of equality law. Based on the way people reason through moral problems in everyday life, it can lead to workable solutions in a wide range of issues, including gay rights and women&rsquo;s reproductive choice.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971431http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Music as Biologyhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545151Purves, Dale<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674545151.jpg"><br /><p>Why do human beings find some tone combinations consonant and others dissonant? Why do we make music using only a small number of scales out the billions that are possible? <b>Dale Purves</b> shows that rethinking music theory in biological terms offers a new approach to centuries-long debates about the organization and impact of music.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545151http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Upriver Journeyshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975200Miles, Steven B.<br />HARDCOVER<br />February 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674975200.jpg"><br /><p>Tracing journeys of Cantonese migrants along the West River and its tributaries, <b>Steven B. Miles</b> describes the circulation of people through one of the world&rsquo;s great river systems between the late sixteenth and mid-nineteenth centuries.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975200http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Making Faceshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674725522Wilkins, Adam S.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674725522.jpg"><br /><p><b>Adam Wilkins</b> draws on studies of nonhuman species, the fossil record, genetics, and molecular and developmental biology to reconstruct the evolution of the human face and its inextricable link to our species&rsquo; evolving social complexity. The neural and muscular mechanisms that allowed facial expressions also led to speech, which is unique to humans.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674725522http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Sources of Knowledgehttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674416116Kern, Andrea<br />Smyth, Daniel<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674416116.jpg"><br /><p>How can human beings, who are liable to error, possess knowledge, since the grounds on which we believe do not rule out that we are wrong? <b>Andrea Kern</b> argues that we can disarm this skeptical doubt by conceiving knowledge as an act of a rational capacity. In this book, she develops a metaphysics of the mind as existing through knowledge of itself.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674416116http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500A New Deal for China’s Workers?http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971394Estlund, Cynthia<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971394.jpg"><br /><p>China&rsquo;s leaders aspire to the prosperity, political legitimacy, and stability that flowed from America&rsquo;s New Deal, but they are irrevocably opposed to the independent trade unions and mass mobilization that brought it about. <b>Cynthia Estlund</b>&rsquo;s crisp comparative analysis makes China&rsquo;s labor unrest and reform legible to Western readers.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971394http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500The First Europeanhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659667Briant, Pierre<br />Elliott, Nicholas<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674659667.jpg"><br /><p>Enlightenment thinkers, searching for ancient models to understand contemporary affairs, were the first to critically interpret Alexander the Great&rsquo;s achievements. As <b>Pierre Briant</b> shows, in their minds Alexander was the first European: an empire builder who welcomed trade with the &ldquo;Orient&rdquo; and brought Western civilization to its oppressed peoples.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659667http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500New Geographies, 8http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9781934510452Daou, Daniel<br />Pérez-Ramos, Pablo<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9781934510452.jpg"><br /><p>As a metaphor, the island has been a fecund source of inspiration across many domains. Yet the concept seems to contradict trends toward interconnectedness in the geographic and design fields. An &ldquo;atlas&rdquo; of islands, <i>New Geographies, 8</i> explores the new limits of islandness and gathers examples to reassert its relevance for design disciplines.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9781934510452http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Marvellous Thieveshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545052Horta, Paulo Lemos<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674545052.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=9780674545052http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Painted Wordshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024187Boone, Elizabeth Hill<br />Burkhart, Louise M.<br />Tavárez, David<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024187.jpg"><br /><p><i>Painted Words</i> presents a facsimile and analysis of a 17th-century pictographic Catholic catechism from colonial Mexico at the Biblioth&egrave;que Nationale de France. This book shows they are better understood as indigenous expressions of devotional knowledge&mdash;with pictures to aid oral performance&mdash;rather than the products of evangelization.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024187http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500In Praise of Annada, Volume 1http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660427Ray, Bharatchandra<br />Bhattacharya, France<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660427.jpg"><br /><p><i>In Praise of Annada</i>, <b>Bharatchandra Ray</b>&rsquo;s long narrative poem dedicated to the glory of Annada, translated here into English for the first time, is a major achievement and a treasure of Bengali literature. This volume describes the origins of the goddess, the building of her city and temple, and the spread of her worship.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660427http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500The History of Akbar, Volume 3http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659827Abu'l-Fazl<br />Thackston, Wheeler M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674659827.jpg"><br /><p><i>The History of Akbar</i> by <b>Abu&rsquo;l-Fazl</b> is one of the most important works of Indo-Persian history and a touchstone of prose artistry, and is both a biography and a chronicle of sixteenth-century India. In this volume, the Mughal Emperor Akbar quells a rebellion, conquers Malwa, and marries a Rajput princess.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674659827http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500The Killing of Shishupalahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660397Magha<br />Dundas, Paul<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660397.jpg"><br /><p><b>Magha</b>&rsquo;s <i>The Killing of Shishupala</i> is a celebrated seventh-century Sanskrit poem that tells the story of Shishupala&rsquo;s refusal to honor the divine Krishna at the coronation of Yudhishthira. Through this translation, the first into English, readers gain access to a sophisticated work that has dazzled Indian audiences for a thousand years.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660397http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500The Life of Harishchandrahttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545663Raghavanka<br />Viswanatha, Vanamala<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674545663.jpg"><br /><p>In <b>Raghavanka</b>&rsquo;s poetic masterpiece <i>The Life of Harishchandra</i>, a powerful sage tests King Harishchandra&rsquo;s commitment to truth. He suffers utter deprivation but refuses to yield. This spirited translation, the first from Kannada into any language, brings one of ancient India&rsquo;s most enduring legends to a global readership.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545663http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Theory of the Novelhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674333727Mazzoni, Guido<br />Hanafi, Zakiya<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674333727.jpg"><br /><p>In his theory of the novel, <b>Guido Mazzoni</b> explains that novels consist of stories told in any way whatsoever about the experiences of ordinary men and women who exist as contingent beings within time and space. Novels allow readers to step into other lives and other versions of truth, each a small, local world, absolute in its particularity.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674333727http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Unlikely Partnershttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971134Gewirtz, Julian<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971134.jpg"><br /><p>With Deng Xiaoping&rsquo;s blessing, Mao&rsquo;s successors scoured the globe for fresh ideas to launch domestic prosperity and global economic power. Yet China&rsquo;s government did not publicize its engagement with Western-style innovations, claiming instead that economic reinvention was the Party&rsquo;s achievement alone. <b>Julian Gewirtz</b> sets forth the truer story.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971134http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Mere Civilityhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545496Bejan, Teresa M.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674545496.jpg"><br /><p>In liberal democracies committed to tolerating diversity as well as disagreement, the loss of civility in the public sphere seems critical. But is civility really a virtue, or a demand for conformity that silences dissent? <b>Teresa Bejan</b> looks at early modern debates about religious toleration for answers about what a civil society should look like.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545496http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500The Rhinoceros and the Megatheriumhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737129Pimentel, Juan<br />Mason, Peter<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674737129.jpg"><br /><p>How did Europeans three centuries apart respond to two mysterious beasts&mdash;a living rhinoceros previously known only from ancient texts and a nameless monster&rsquo;s massive bones? <b>Juan Pimentel</b> shows that their reactions reflect deep cultural changes but also the enduring power of image and imagination to shape our understanding of the natural world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674737129http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Democracy’s Slaveshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660076Ismard, Paulin<br />Todd, Jane Marie<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674660076.jpg"><br /><p>Challenging the modern belief that democracy and bondage are incompatible, <b>Paulin Ismard</b> directs our attention to ancient Athens, where the functioning of civic government depended on skilled, knowledgeable experts who were literally public servants&mdash;slaves owned by the city-state rather than by private citizens.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674660076http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500The War Withinhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971554Peri, Alexis<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971554.jpg"><br /><p>The German blockade of Leningrad lasted 872 days and cost almost a million civilian lives&mdash;one of the longest, deadliest sieges in modern history. Drawing on 125 unpublished diaries written by individuals from all walks of life, <b>Alexis Peri</b> tells the tragic, intimate story of how citizens struggled to make sense of a world collapsing around them.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971554http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Itineraries of Powerhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970526Kawashima, Terry<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674970526.jpg"><br /><p>Movements of people&mdash;through migration, exile, and diaspora&mdash;are central to understanding power relationships in Japan 900&ndash;1400. But what of more literary moves: texts with abrupt genre leaps or poetic figures that flatten distances? <b>Terry Kawashima</b> examines what happens when both types of tropes&mdash;literal travels and literary shifts&mdash;coexist.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970526http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Thinking with Kant’s <i>Critique of Judgment</i>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971363Chaouli, Michel<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674971363.jpg"><br /><p><b>Michel Chaouli</b> invites novice and expert alike to set out on the path of thinking, with help from Kant&rsquo;s <i>Critique of Judgment</i>, about the force of aesthetic experience, the essence of art, and the relationship of beauty and meaning. Each chapter unfolds the significance of a key concept for Kant&rsquo;s thought and our own ideas.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971363http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Transgressive Typologieshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970588Doran, Rebecca<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674970588.jpg"><br /><p><b>Rebecca Doran</b> offers a new understanding of major female figures of the Tang era&mdash;including Wu Zhao, Empress Wei, and Shangguan Wan&rsquo;er&mdash;within their literary-historical contexts, and delves into critical questions about the relationship between Chinese historiography, reception-history, and the process of image-making and cultural construction.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674970588http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500An Early Text on the History of Rwa sgreng Monasteryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975569Iuchi, Maho<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/missing_jacket.jpg"><br /><p><b>Maho Iuchi</b> presents the first known work devoted solely to Rwa sgreng monastery, the mother monastery of the Bka&rsquo; gdams school founded by &rsquo;Brom ston Rgyal ba&rsquo;i &rsquo;byung gnas in 1057. This illuminates the history of Rwa sgreng monastery and the early Bka&rsquo; gdams school&mdash;and more broadly, important aspects of Tibetan history.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674975569http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500The Vicarious Brain, Creator of Worldshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088955Berthoz, Alain<br />Weiss, Giselle<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674088955.jpg"><br /><p>Groping around a familiar room in the dark, relearning to read after a brain injury, navigating a virtual landscape through an avatar: all are expressions of vicariance&mdash;when the brain substitutes one process or function for another. <b>Alain Berthoz</b> shows that this capacity allows humans to think creatively in an increasingly complex world.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674088955http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500Wisdom Won from Illnesshttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967847Lear, Jonathan<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674967847.jpg"><br /><p>Can reason absorb the psyche&rsquo;s nonrational elements into a conception of the fully realized human being? Without a good answer to that question, <b>Jonathan Lear</b> says, philosophy is cut from its moorings in human life. He brings into conversation psychoanalysis and moral philosophy, which together form a basis for ethical thought about how to live.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674967847http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500The Botany of Empire in the Long Eighteenth Centuryhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024163Batsaki, Yota<br />Cahalan, Sarah Burke<br />Tchikine, Anatole<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780884024163.jpg"><br /><p><i>The Botany of Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century</i> brings together international scholars to examine: the figure of the botanical explorer; links between imperial ambition and the impulse to survey, map, and collect specimens in &ldquo;new&rdquo; territories; and relationships among botanical knowledge, self-representation, and material culture.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024163http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500The Future of the Pasthttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9781932650167Plokhy, Serhii<br />PAPERBACK<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9781932650167.jpg"><br /><p>Ukraine is in the midst of the worst international crisis in East-West relations since the Cold War, and history itself has become a battleground in Russia-Ukraine relations. <i>The Future of the Past</i> shows how the study of Ukraine&rsquo;s past enhances our understanding of Europe, Eurasia, and the world&mdash;past, present, and future.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9781932650167http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500Preparing for Warhttp://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545731Clark, J. P.<br />HARDCOVER<br />January 2017<br /><br /><img src="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/images/jackets/9780674545731.jpg"><br /><p>The U.S. Army has always regarded preparing for war as its peacetime role, but how it fulfilled that duty has changed dramatically between the War of 1812 and World War I. <b>J. P. Clark</b> shows how differing personal experiences of war and peace among successive generations of professional soldiers left their mark upon the Army and its ways.</p>http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674545731http://www.hup.harvard.eduMon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400