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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...
Refugees or Migrants Pre-Modern Jewish Population Movement
ISBN: HB: 9780300218572, Yale University Press, February 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
For millennia, Jews and non-Jews alike have viewed forced population movement as a core aspect of the Jewish experience. This involuntary Jewish wandering has been explained as the result of divine punishment, or as a response to maltreatment of Jews...
Renaissance Splendor Catherine de' Medici's Valois Tapestries
ISBN: HB: 9780300237061, Yale University Press, February 2019
96 pp., 30.2x27.3 cm, 72 colour and black&white illus.
Featuring detailed scenes of court pageantry and life-size portraits of members of the French Valois dynasty woven in wool, silk, and precious metal-wrapped threads, the Valois Tapestries are one of the most extravagant sets of hangings produced in t...
Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 43 August 16, 1784, through March 15, 1785
ISBN: HB: 9780300236064, Yale University Press, February 2019
640 pp., 20.4x14.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
In August 1784, Franklin, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson began their congressional commission to negotiate commercial treaties with twenty nations. Their treaty proposal, which Prussia alone would consider, contained unprecedented humanitarian arti...
Fiber The Coming Tech Revolution - and Why America Might Miss It
ISBN: HB: 9780300228502, Yale University Press, February 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
An illuminating vision of the next information revolution, centered on a fiber-optic infrastructure The world of 5G, the next generation of telecommunication technology, will be as different from what came before as the world after the advent of elec...
Introduction to Medical Spanish Communication and Culture (Fifth Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300226027, Yale University Press, January 2019
480 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 186 black&white illus.
As the Spanish-speaking population grows, nurses, doctors, dentists, and other health care professionals increasingly need to communicate in Spanish with their patients. Formerly titled "An Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers", the fifth...
Ida O'Keeffe Escaping Georgia's Shadow
ISBN: HB: 9780300214567, Yale University Press, November 2018
160 pp., 27.9x20.3 cm, 54 colour illus., 41 black&white illus.
This is the first publication devoted to Ida Ten Eyck O'Keeffe (1889-1961), the younger sister of Georgia O'Keeffe. It presents a thoughtful consideration of Ida's personal history and her creative work. As a professionally trained artist, graduating...
Ezekiel 38-48 A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300218817, Yale University Press, November 2018
360 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 10 black&white illus.
Stephen L. Cook offers an accessible translation and interpretation of the final sections of Ezekiel. These chapters, the most challenging texts of scripture, describe the end-time assault of Gog of Magog on Israel and provide an incredible visionary...
Jean Schlumberger The Rachel Lambert Mellon Collection from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
ISBN: HB: 9780300238747, Yale University Press, November 2018
120 pp., 26.7x26.7 cm, 134 colour and black&white illus.
Famous for his inventive interpretations of animal and botanical subjects, artist-jeweler Jean Schlumberger (1907-1987) played a key role in 20th-century fashion with his vibrant sculptural designs for whimsical jewelry and accessories. After beginni...
Mantegna and Bellini
ISBN: HB: 9781857096347, National Gallery London, October 2018
304 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 180 colour and black&white illus.
Andrea Mantegna (c. 1431-1506) and Giovanni Bellini (active c. 1459; died 1516) each produced groundbreaking paintings, marked by pictorial and technical innovations, that are among the masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance. Exploring the fruitful...