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Thomas Gainsborough The Portraits, Fancy Pictures and Copies after Old Masters
ISBN: SET: 9780300232097, Yale University Press, February 2019
1112 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 1300 colour and black&white illus.
Scholars and enthusiasts alike will revel in this ambitious two-volume catalogue raisonn of Thomas Gainsborough's portraits and copies of Old Master works. The catalogue contains approximately 1,100 paintings, including nearly 200 works newly attribu...
Bedouin Culture in the Bible
ISBN: HB: 9780300121827, Yale University Press, January 2019
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 black&white illus.
Written by one of the world's leading scholars of Bedouin culture, this groundbreaking book sheds new light on significant points of convergence between Bedouin and early Israelite cultures, as manifested in the Hebrew Bible. Bailey compares Bedouin...
Water Paradox Overcoming the Global Crisis in Water Management
ISBN: HB: 9780300224436, Yale University Press, January 2019
296 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 34 figures
Water is essential to life, yet humankind's relationship with water is complex. For millennia, we have perceived it as abundant and easily accessible. But water shortages are fast becoming a persistent reality for all nations, rich and poor. With dem...
Dispatches from Planet 3 Thirty-Two (Brief) Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way, and Beyond
ISBN: HB: 9780300235746, Yale University Press, November 2018
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...
Journey to Freedom Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, and the Red Power Movement
ISBN: HB: 9780300227819, Yale University Press, November 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 50 black&white illus.
A revealing portrait of Richard Oakes, the brilliant, charismatic Native American leader who was instrumental in the takeovers of Alcatraz, Fort Lawton, and Pit River and whose assassination in 1972 galvanized the Trail of Broken Treaties march on Wa...
Wartime Notebooks France, 1940-1944
ISBN: HB: 9780300176711, Yale University Press, November 2018
704 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 20 black&white illus.
A Polish writer's experience of wartime France, a cosmopolitan outsider's perspective on politics, culture, and life under duress. When the aspiring young writer Andrzej Bobkowski, a self-styled cosmopolitan Pole, found himself caught in occupied Fr...
Art Deco Chicago Designing Modern America
ISBN: HB: 9780300229936, Yale University Press, November 2018
412 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 207 colour illus., 118 black&white illus.
Frank Lloyd Wright's lost Midway Gardens, the iconic Sunbeam Mixmaster, and Marshall Field's famed window displays: despite the differences in scale and medium, each belongs to the broad current of an Art Deco style that developed in Chicago in the f...
Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp The Future Fields Commission
ISBN: PB: 9780300238716, Yale University Press, October 2018
80 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm, 50 colour illus.
Presenting an ambitious new project by Rachel Rose (b. 1986) commissioned jointly by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, this book offers a rare behind-the-scenes perspective on one of the most striking...
Impeachment A Handbook (New Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300238266, Yale University Press, October 2018
184 pp., 21x14 cm
Originally published at the height of the Watergate crisis and reissued in 1998, two months before the second impeachment of a U.S. president, Charles Black's "Impeachment" became the premier guide to the subject of presidential impeachment. Now thor...
Haunted On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds
ISBN: PB: 9780300239997, ISBN: HB: 9780300203806, Yale University Press, October 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
An award-winning scholar and author charts four hundred years of monsters and how they reflect the culture that created them Leo Braudy, a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, has won accolades for rev...