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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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Minds Make Societies How Cognition Explains the World Humans Create
ISBN: PB: 9780300248548, ISBN: HB: 9780300223453, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
"There is no good reason why human societies should not be described and explained with the same precision and success as the rest of nature". Thus argues evolutionary psychologist Pascal Boyer in this uniquely innovative book. Integrating recent in...
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Poetry of Pop
ISBN: PB: 9780300248326, ISBN: HB: 9780300165029, Yale University Press, September 2019
424 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 black&white illus.
A trailblazing exploration of the poetic power of popular songs, from Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles to Beyonce and beyond. Encompassing a century of recorded music, this pathbreaking book reveals the poetic artistry of popular songs. Pop songs are mu...
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Literate South Reading before Emancipation
ISBN: HB: 9780300112535, Yale University Press, August 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 black&white illus.
A pervasive assumption about the culture of the southern United States is that it is firmly rooted in an oral tradition, not a written one. Schweiger complicates our understanding of literacy and reading in the American South before emancipation by s...
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£25,00
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Renoir The Body, The Senses
ISBN: HB: 9780300243314, Yale University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 33x25.4 cm, 110 colour and black&white illus.
Best known as part of the influential vanguard of Impressionist artists that experimented with new painting techniques in the late 19th century, Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was deeply inspired by classical traditions and returned again and agai...
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£40,00
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Leonardo da Vinci Rediscovered
ISBN: SET: 9780300191950, Yale University Press, July 2019
2200 pp., 29.2x24.8 cm, 1500 colour and black&white illus.
The towering genius of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) has been celebrated – and remained undisputed – for hundreds of years. A groundbreaking, essential addition to scholarship, "Leonardo da Vinci Rediscovered" continues this legacy while simultaneous...
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£400,00
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Natural Encounters Biking, Hiking, and Birding Through the Seasons
ISBN: HB: 9780300243482, Yale University Press, July 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm, 28 black&white illus.
In this "personal encyclopedia of nature's seasons", lifetime naturalist Bruce Beehler reflects on his three decades of encountering nature in Washington, D.C. The author takes the reader on a year?long journey through the seasons as he describes the...
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£22,00
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Alicja Kwade: ParaPivot The Roof Garden Commission
ISBN: PB: 9781588396679, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 2019
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm, 58 colour illus.
Contemporary artist Alicja Kwade (b. 1979) has received international acclaim for her minimalist, large-scale sculptures and installations intended to parse, but not resolve, various scientific and metaphysical conundrums. Kwade's site-specific insta...
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£7,95
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Ai Weiwei Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
ISBN: HB: 9780300243796, Yale University Press, June 2019
304 pp., 30.5x20.3 cm, 570 colour illus.
Internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) transformed over 300 sites across New York City into a compelling, ambitious public art exhibition concerned with the global refugee and migration crises. "Good Fences Make Good...
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£35,00
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Islamic Art Past, Present, Future
ISBN: HB: 9780300243475, Yale University Press, June 2019
360 pp., 29.2x22.9 cm, 80 colour illus., 170 black&white illus.
"Islamic art" can be a challenging term in an ever-changing art world. Through the exploration of a wide array of media – from painting, sculpture, and photography to video and multimedia – an internationally renowned group of scholars, collectors, a...
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£50,00
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