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Physics and Dance
ISBN: PB: 9780300248371, ISBN: HB: 9780300195835, Yale University Press, November 2019
192 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 62 black&white illus.
From stepping out of our beds each morning to admiring the stars at night, we live in a world of motion, energy, space, and time. How do we understand the phenomena that shape our experience? How do we make sense of our physical realities? Two guides...
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£14,99
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Congress's Constitution Legislative Authority and the Separation of Powers
ISBN: PB: 9780300248333, ISBN: HB: 9780300197105, Yale University Press, September 2019
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A leading scholar of Congress and the Constitution analyzes Congress's surprisingly potent set of tools in the system of checks and balances Congress is widely supposed to be the least effective branch of the federal government. But as Josh Chafetz...
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How to Rig an Election
ISBN: PB: 9780300246650, ISBN: HB: 9780300204438, Yale University Press, September 2019
320 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 12 figures
Contrary to what is commonly believed, authoritarian leaders who agree to hold elections are generally able to remain in power longer than autocrats who refuse to allow the populace to vote. In this engaging and provocative book, Nic Cheeseman and Br...
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Future Proof How to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World
ISBN: HB: 9780300228670, Yale University Press, August 2019
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Catastrophic events such as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the Tohoku "Triple Disaster" of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown that hit the eastern seaboard of Japan in 2012 are seen as surprises that have a low probability of occurring but have...
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£20,00
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Down and Out in Saigon Stories of the Poor in a Colonial City
ISBN: PB: 9780300218251, Yale University Press, July 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Historian Haydon Cherry offers the first comprehensive social history of the urban poor of colonial French Saigon by following the lives of six individuals – a prostitute, a Chinese laborer, a rickshaw puller, an orphan, an incurable invalid, and a p...
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£35,00
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African States since Independence Order, Development, and Democracy
ISBN: HB: 9780300226614, Yale University Press, July 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 85 black&white illus.
Authors Christensen and Laitin argue that an interplay of geographic, historical, and demographic factors undergird sub-Saharan states' post?independence struggles to eradicate poverty, establish democratic accountability, and quell civil unrest. The...
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Clear and Present Safety The World Has Never Been Better and Why That Matters to Americans
ISBN: HB: 9780300222555, Yale University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 21x14 cm
What most frightens the average American? Terrorism. North Korea. Iran. But what if none of these are probable or consequential threats to America? What if the world today is safer, freer, wealthier, healthier, and better educated than ever before? W...
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Inventing Boston Design, Production, and Consumption, 1680-1720
ISBN: HB: 9780300232110, Yale University Press, May 2019
232 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
During the late 17th and early 18th centuries, Boston was both a colonial capital and the third most important port in the British empire, trailing only London and Bristol. Boston was also an independent entity that pursued its own interests and arti...
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£45,00
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Disraeli The Novel Politician
ISBN: HB: 9780300137514, Yale University Press, April 2019
288 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Lauded as a "great Jew", excoriated by antisemites, and one of Britain's most renowned prime ministers, Benjamin Disraeli has been widely celebrated for his role in Jewish history. But is the perception of him as a Jewish hero accurate? In what ways...
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£16,99
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Francis Picabia Catalogue Raisonne, Volume 3 (1927-1939)
ISBN: HB: 9780300243727, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, March 2019
464 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 525 colour illus.
This third volume in a planned four-volume catalogue raisonne of works by the French avant-garde artist Francis Picabia (1879-1953) includes paintings and selected drawings dating from mid-1927 through 1939. Innovative collage-paintings and flamboyan...
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£135,00
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