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              Capital and Ideology

              Capital and Ideology (Hardback)

              By Piketty, Thomas; Translated by Goldhammer, Arthur

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              Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century showed that capitalism, left to itself, generates deepening inequality. In this audacious follow-up, he challenges us to revolutionize how we think about ideology and history, exposing the ideas that have sustained inequality s...ince premodern times and outlining a fairer economic system.
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              ISBN 9780674980822
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2020
              Publisher Harvard University Press
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              Ingenious: The Unintended Consequences of Human Innovation
               

              Ingenious: The Unintended Consequences of Human Innovation (Hardback)

              By Gluckman, Sir Peter; Hanson, Mark

              • RRP: $63.50
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              The trouble with innovation is that it can seldom be undone. We invent technologies to modify our environments in immediately beneficial ways, but the long-term consequences can be costly. From obesity to antibiotic resistance, we pay for our successes. Peter Gluckman and Mark Ha...nson explore what happens when our creations lead nature to bite back.
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              ISBN 9780674976887
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
              Publisher Harvard University Press
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              Shaken Brain: The Science, Care, and Treatment of Concussion
               

              Shaken Brain: The Science, Care, and Treatment of Concussion (Hardback)

              By Sandel, Elizabeth, MD

              • RRP: $63.50
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              Sports concussions make headlines, but you don't have to be an NFL star to suffer traumatic brain injury. In Shaken Brain, Elizabeth Sandel, MD, shares stories and research from her decades treating and studying brain injuries. She explains what concussions do to our bodies, how ...to avoid them, and how to recover.
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              ISBN 9780674987418
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2020
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              Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

              Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Harris, Sam; Nawaz, Maajid

              • RRP: $42.99
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              In this dialogue between a famous atheist and a former radical, Harris and Nawaz invite readers to join an urgently needed conversation: Is Islam a religion of peace or war? Is it amenable to reform? Why do so many Muslims seem drawn to extremism? The authors demonstrate how two ...people with very different views can find common ground.
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              ISBN 9780674241480
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2019
              Publisher Harvard University Press
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              De Gaulle
               

              De Gaulle (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Jackson, Julian

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              Winner of the Duff-Cooper Prize Winner of the American Library in Paris Book Award A Financial Times Book of the Year A Times Book of the Year A Spectator Book of the Year A Telegraph Book of the Year A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year With a fluent style and near-total... command of existing and newly available sources, he peers behind the monolithic fa ade...Julian Jackson has come closer than anyone before him to demystifying this conservative at war with the status quo, for whom national interests were inseparable from personal honor. --Richard Norton Smith, Wall Street Journal Makes awesome reading, and is a tribute to the fascination of its subject...Jackson cherishes no illusions about [de Gaulle's] inconsistencies and limitations, but he leaves not a scintilla of doubt about his greatness. This biography is a triumph, and hugely readable. --Max Hastings, Sunday Times Classically composed and authoritative...Jackson writes wonderful political history. --Adam Gopnik, New Yorker Outstanding...with scholarship of the highest class...A truly great book, for after this all other biographies can be cast aside. --Simon Heffer, The Telegraph Will likely remain the standard biography for many years to come. --David A. Bell, The Nation
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              ISBN 9780674241459
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2019
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              Hesse: The Wanderer and His Shadow

              Hesse: The Wanderer and His Shadow (Hardback)

              By Decker, Gunnar; Translated by Lewis, Peter

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              Against Nazi dictatorship,the disillusionment of Weimar, and Christian austerity, Hermann Hesse's stories inspired a nonconformist yearning for universal values to supplant fanaticism in all its guises. He reenters our world through Gunnar Decker's biography-a champion of spiritu...al searching in the face of mass culture and the disenchanted life.
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              ISBN 9780674737884
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2018
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              Good Enough: The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society

              Good Enough: The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society (Hardback)

              By Milo, Daniel S.

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              Philosopher Daniel Milo offers a vigorous critique of the quasi-monopoly that Darwin's natural selection has on our idea of the natural world. In popular thought, Darwinism has even acquired the trappings of an ethical system, focused on optimization, competition, and innovation.... Yet in nature, imperfect creatures often have the evolutionary edge.
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              ISBN 9780674504622
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2019
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              On the Shoulders of Giants
               

              On the Shoulders of Giants (Hardback)

              By Eco, Umberto; Translated by McEwen, Alastair

              • RRP: $59.50
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              On the Shoulders of Giants collects previously unpublished essays from the last fifteen years of Umberto Eco's life. With humor and erudition, one of the great contemporary thinkers takes on the roots of Western culture, the origin of language, the nature of beauty and ugliness, ...the imperfections of art, and the lure of mysteries.
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              ISBN 9780674240896
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
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              The Lives of Muhammad

              The Lives of Muhammad (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ali, Kecia

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              Kecia Ali delves into the many ways the Prophet's life story has been told from the earliest days of Islam to the present, by both Muslims and non-Muslims. Emphasizing the major transformations since the nineteenth century, she shows that far from being mutually opposed, these va...rious perspectives have become increasingly interdependent.
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              ISBN 9780674659889
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2016
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              Kashmir: Roots of Conflict, Paths to Peace
               

              Kashmir: Roots of Conflict, Paths to Peace (Paperback, New edition)

              By Bose, Sumantra

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              In 2002, nuclear-armed adversaries India and Pakistan mobilised for war over the long-disputed territory of Kashmir, sparking panic around the world. Drawing on extensive firsthand experience in the contested region. Sumantra Bose reveals how the conflict became a grave threat to... South Asia and the world and suggests feasible steps toward peace.
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              ISBN 9780674018174
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2005
              Publisher Harvard University Press
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