Books by Publisher: Harvard University, The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

    Kinyras

    By John Curtis Franklin

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    John Curtis Franklin 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...

    Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    By Thomas Piketty

    Paperback £13.67

    Translation of the author's Le capital au XXIe siaecle.

    Against the Jews and the Gentiles

    By Giannozzo Manetti

    Hardback £20.42

    Giannozzo Manetti's apologia for Christianity Against the Jews and the Gentiles 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 IV and the first translation of those books...

    Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 4

    By Marsilio Ficino

    Hardback £20.42

    Marsilio Ficino 1433 1499 was the leading Platonic philosopher of the Renaissance and is generally recognized as the greatest authority on ancient Platonism before modern times. The I Tatti edition of his commentary on Plotinus, in 6 volumes, contains the first modern edition of the Latin text and the first...

    Marriage and the Law in the Age of Khubilai Khan: Cases from the Yuan dianzhang

    By Bettine Birge

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    These thirteenth-century legal cases from the classic compendium Yuan dianzhang 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. Bettine Birge offers a meticulously annotated translation and analysis.

    Muslim Superheroes

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    The roster of Muslim superheroes in the comic book medium has grown over the years, as has the complexity of their depictions. Muslim Superheroes tracks the initial absence, reluctant inclusion, tokenistic employment, and then nuanced scripting of Islamic protagonists in the American superhero comic book market and beyond.

    When Free Exercise and Nonestablishment Conflict

    By Kent Greenawalt

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    "Congress shall make no law reflecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. The First Amendment aims to separate church and state, but Kent Greenawalt examines many situations in which its two clauses the Nonestablishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause point in opposite directions. How should...

    Poems

    By Venantius Fortunatus

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    Venantius Fortunatus, 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...

    Chinese Literary Forms in Heian Japan

    By Brian Steininger

    Hardback £26.42

    Brian Steininger revisits Japan's mid-Heian court of the Tale of Genji and the Pillow Book, 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.

    One Another's Equals

    By Jeremy Waldron

    Hardback £18.92

    An enduring theme of Western philosophy is that we are all one another'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's equals? Jeremy Waldron confronts this question fully and unflinchingly in...

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