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American Furniture, 1650-1840 Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
ISBN: HB: 9780876332962, Yale University Press, November 2020
336 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 300 illus.
"American Furniture, 1650-1840: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art" is the first publication dedicated to one of the finest collections of its type in the country. Best known for furniture by artisans from Philadelphia and southeastern Pe...
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Strict Beauty Sol LeWitt Prints
ISBN: HB: 9780300253825, Yale University Press, September 2020
288 pp., 26x22.2 cm, 416 colour illus., 6 black&white illus.
The conceptual artist Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) is best known for his programmatic wall drawings and modular structures, but alongside these works he generated more than 350 print projects, comprising thousands of lithographs, silkscreens, etchings, aqu...
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Peppermint Kings A Rural American History
ISBN: HB: 9780300236828, Yale University Press, August 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 1 black&white illus.
This unconventional history relates the engaging and unusual stories of three families in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries whose involvement in the peppermint oil industry provides insights into the perspectives and concerns of rural...
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Book of Collateral Damage
ISBN: PB: 9780300251753, ISBN: HB: 9780300228946, Yale University Press, June 2020
312 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Widely praised in the Arab world, renowned author Sinan Antoon's fourth and most sophisticated novel follows Nameer, a young Iraqi scholar earning his Ph.D. at Harvard, who is hired by filmmakers to help document the devastation of the 2003 invasion...
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Jews and the Reformation
ISBN: HB: 9780300186291, Yale University Press, June 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 16 black&white illus.
In this rich, wide-ranging, and meticulously researched account, Kenneth Austin examines the attitudes of various Christian groups in the Protestant and Catholic Reformations towards Jews, the Hebrew language, and Jewish learning. Martin Luther's wri...
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Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves A History of American Environmental Policy
ISBN: PB: 9780300222913, Yale University Press, May 2020
488 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 34 black&white illus.
In the third edition of this definitive book, Richard N. L. Andrews looks back at four centuries of American environmental policy, showing how these policies affect contemporary environmental issues and public policy decisions, and identifying key po...
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£35,00
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Homer | Remington
ISBN: HB: 9780300246100, Yale University Press, April 2020
224 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 150 colour illus.
Winslow Homer (1836-1910) and Frederic Remington (1861-1909) represent a distinct artistic strain of the American mythos: both were celebrated in their day as homegrown, self-taught artists whose work offered a vision of American identity rooted in s...
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Sanford Biggers Codeswitch
ISBN: HB: 9780300248647, Yale University Press, April 2020
192 pp., 26x24.1 cm, 129 colour illus.
Sanford Biggers (b. 1970) is a Harlem-based artist working in various media including painting, sculpture, video, and performance. He describes his practice as "code-switching" – mixing disparate elements to create layers of meaning – to account for...
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Caspar David Friedrich Nature and the Self
ISBN: HB: 9780300246162, Yale University Press, February 2020
280 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 82 colour illus., 36 black&white illus.
Best known for his atmospheric landscapes featuring contemplative figures silhouetted against night skies and morning mists, Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840) came of age alongside a German Romantic philosophical movement that saw nature as an organ...
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Some Trees
ISBN: PB: 9780300246377, Yale University Press, January 2020
96 pp., 21x14 cm
Comparing him to T. S. Eliot, Stephanie Burt writes that Ashbery is "the last figure whom half of the English-language poets alive thought a great model, and the other half thought incomprehensible". After the publication of "Some Trees", selecting j...
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