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Innovation Bureaucracies Let's Make the State Entrepreneurial
ISBN: HB: 9780300227277, Yale University Press, January 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The public sector's role in innovation is explored in cogent detail in an important study that reveals the complexities, benefits, and pitfalls of the innovative state in action. The authors, all noted experts in the field, examine the different appr...
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£28,00
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Why Liberalism Works How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All
ISBN: HB: 9780300235081, Yale University Press, December 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The greatest challenges facing humankind, according to Deirdre McCloskey, are poverty and tyranny, both of which hold people back. Arguing for a return to true liberal values, this engaging and accessible book develops, defends, and demonstrates how...
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£20,00
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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, November 2020
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
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Joel Shapiro Plaster, Paper, Wood, and Wire
ISBN: HB: 9780300233865, Yale University Press, October 2020
80 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 50 colour illus.
American artist Joel Shapiro (b. 1941) is best known for his monumental wood and metal sculptures of abstracted human forms. Less familiar, however, is his work in a variety of other media – particularly plaster, which Shapiro has turned to repeatedl...
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£40,00
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Private World of Surimono Japanese Prints from the Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian Collection
ISBN: PB: 9780300247114, Yale University Press, May 2020
200 pp., 29.2x23.5 cm, 302 colour illus.
This beautiful volume celebrates the tradition of the Japanese surimono print. Produced from around 1800 until 1840, during the Edo period, surimono ("printed thing" in Japanese) combine intricate artwork and playful poetry, and their small print run...
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£30,00
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Becoming America Highlights from the Jonathan and Karin Fielding Collection of Folk Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300247565, Yale University Press, April 2020
264 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 271 colour illus.
"Becoming America" offers a multifaceted view of one of the foremost collections of 18th- and 19th-century American folk and decorative art from the rural Northeast. Essays by leading specialists discuss the culture of furniture workshops, exuberant...
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£40,00
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Transmissions
ISBN: PB: 9780300246841, Yale University Press, April 2020
160 pp., 29.8x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
Over the past decade, Nick Mauss (b. 1980) has pursued a hybrid mode of working that melds the roles of curator, artist, and scholar. This catalogue leans heavily into the scholarship side of his practice, building on his 2018 Whitney Museum exhibiti...
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£25,00
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Dispatches from Planet 3 Thirty-Two (Brief) Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way, and Beyond
ISBN: PB: 9780300248302, ISBN: HB: 9780300235746, Yale University Press, March 2020
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 50 black&white illus.
The galaxy, the multiverse, and the history of astronomy are explored in this engaging compilation of cosmological "tales" by multiple award-winning science writer Marcia Bartusiak. In thirty-two concise and engrossing essays, the author provides a d...
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£12,99
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£18,99
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Why I Am Not a Buddhist
ISBN: HB: 9780300226553, Yale University Press, March 2020
240 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Buddhism has become a uniquely favored religion in our modern age. A burgeoning number of books extol the scientifically proven benefits of meditation and mindfulness for everything ranging from business to romance. There are conferences, courses, an...
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Arms and Armor Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
ISBN: HB: 9780876332924, Yale University Press, February 2020
312 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 415 colour illus.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art's holdings of arms and armor are among the finest of their kind in the world. Presenting nearly 100 masterpieces from the collection, this lavishly illustrated volume includes complete armors and armor elements, swords,...
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£35,00
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