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Great Alignment Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald Trump
ISBN: PB: 9780300245738, ISBN: HB: 9780300207132, Yale University Press, August 2019
216 pp., 21x14 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Alan I. Abramowitz has emerged as a leading spokesman for the view that our current political divide is not confined to a small group of elites and activists but a key feature of the American social and cultural landscape. The polarization of the pol...
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Book of Collateral Damage
ISBN: HB: 9780300228946, Yale University Press, July 2019
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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Wright and New York The Making of America's Architect
ISBN: HB: 9780300238853, Yale University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 65 black&white illus.
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) took his first major trip to New York in 1909, fleeing a failed marriage and artistic stagnation. He returned a decade later, his personal life and architectural career again in crisis. Booming 1920s New York served as...
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Sophie Whettnall (at) Work
ISBN: PB: 9780300233278, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, May 2019
208 pp., 31.8x22.9 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
This unconventional publication explores the process of making art through the work and studio practice of Sophie Whettnall (b. 1973), a contemporary Belgian artist whose works range from video art, installation, and performance to sculpture and draw...
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Russia's Crony Capitalism The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy
ISBN: HB: 9780300243093, Yale University Press, May 2019
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
This insightful study explores how the economic system Vladimir Putin has developed in Russia works to consolidate control over the country. By appointing his close associates as heads of state enterprises and by giving control of the FSB and the jud...
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Essential Duchamp
ISBN: PB: 9780300233117, Yale University Press, December 2018
200 pp., 24.8x18.9 cm, 182 colour and black&white illus.
This richly illustrated publication explores the full career of the hugely influential and endlessly fascinating French-American artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968). A pioneer whose creative output was predicated on a fundamental questioning of what ar...
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Cezanne's Gravity
ISBN: HB: 9780300232714, Yale University Press, November 2018
296 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 108 colour illus., 18 black&white illus.
A transformative study, freeing the artist from outdated art historical narratives and revealing his work as newly strange again C zanne's Gravity is an ambitious reassessment of the paintings of Paul C zanne (1839-1906). Whereas previous studies hav...
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M. Pablo's Holidays Picasso in Antibes Juan-les-Pins, 1920-1946
ISBN: HB: 9780300243604, Yale University Press, October 2018
144 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
Picasso began to spend his summer holidays in Antibes Juan-les-Pins in 1920, returning most summers to the Cote d'Azur until the outbreak of war. During those years, he produced paintings and drawings of the villas where he stayed with his family, as...
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Enraged Why Violent Times Need Ancient Greek Myths
ISBN: PB: 9780300239966, ISBN: HB: 9780300217377, Yale University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm
Millennia ago, Greek myths exposed the dangers of violent rage and the need for empathy and self-restraint. Homer's "Iliad", Euripides' "Hecuba", and Sophocles' "Ajax" show that anger and vengeance destroy perpetrators and victims alike. Composed bef...
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Palmyra Mirage in the Desert
ISBN: PB: 9781588396310, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
160 pp., 25.4x20 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
In this important and timely publication, top international scholars present current research and developments about the art, archaeology, and history of the ancient city of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Syria. Palmyra became tragi...
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