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The History and Politics of China

Cover: The Politics of Imagining Asia, by Wang Hui, edited by Theodore Huters, from Harvard University Press

The Politics of Imagining Asia

Wang Hui, edited by Theodore Huters

Cover: Mao’s Invisible Hand: The Political Foundations of Adaptive Governance in China

Mao’s Invisible Hand: The Political Foundations of Adaptive Governance in China

Edited by Sebastian Heilmann and Elizabeth J. Perry

Cover: Military Culture in Imperial China

Military Culture in Imperial China

Edited by Nicola Di Cosmo

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The Anatomy of Racial Inequality: With a New Preface, by Glenn C. Loury, from Harvard University Press

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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

Honoring Latour

In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene