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Maya Jasanoff
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Maya Jasanoff was educated at Harvard, Cambridge, and Yale, and is currently an professor of history at Harvard University. Her first book, Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East, 1750–1850, was awarded the 2005 Duff Cooper Prize and was a book of the year selection in numerous publications including The Economist, The Guardian, and The Sunday Times (London). She has recently been a fellow of the New York Public Library, the Library of Congress, and the American Council of Learned Societies and has contributed essays to the London Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, and The New... Read More

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Edge of Empire
Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East, 1750-1850
Written by Maya Jasanoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 420 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $18.95

Winner of the 2005 Duff Cooper Prize

A Palladian villa filled with Western artifacts in the middle of Calcutta's central banana depot, the Mughal Emperor's letters uncovered in the back room of an archive in the French Alps, the name of a long-dead English diplomat feebly scratched into the stone of an... Read more >
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Edge of Empire
Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East, 1750-1850
Written by Maya Jasanoff


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Liberty's Exiles
American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World
Written by Maya Jasanoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $17.95

This groundbreaking book offers the first global history of the loyalist exodus to Canada, the Caribbean, Sierra Leone, India, and beyond.

At the end of the American Revolution, sixty thousand Americans loyal to the British cause fled the United States and became refugees throughout the British Empire. Liberty’s Exiles tells their story... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Liberty's Exiles
American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World
Written by Maya Jasanoff


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $30.00

At the end of the American Revolution, sixty thousand Americans loyal to the British cause fled the United States and became refugees throughout the British Empire. This groundbreaking book offers the first global history of the loyalist exodus to Canada, the Caribbean, Sierra Leone, India, and beyond. Following extraordinary journeys like... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Liberty's Exiles
American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World
Written by Maya Jasanoff


Format: eBook, 480 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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