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Gauguin Atlas
ISBN: HB: 9780300237269, Yale University Press, November 2019
180 pp., 24.5x18.7 cm, 400 colour illus.
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) was an artist perpetually in search of new horizons. This fascinating visual tour reveals the full extent of Gauguin's travels and their influence on his unique style. Gauguin's several lengthy trips to Tahiti and the Marques...
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Dante and the Early Astronomer Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens
ISBN: HB: 9780300239898, Yale University Press, June 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm, 27 black&white illus.
In 1910, Mary Acworth Evershed (1867-1949) sat on a hill in southern India staring at the moon as she grappled with apparent mistakes in Dante's "Divine Comedy". Was Dante's astronomy unintelligible? Or was he, for a man of his time and place, as ins...
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Social Democracy in the Making Political and Religious Roots of European Socialism
ISBN: HB: 9780300236026, Yale University Press, June 2019
600 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The fallout from twenty years of neoliberal economic globalism has sparked a surge of interest in the old idea of democratic socialism – a democracy in which the people control the economy and government, no group dominates any other, and every citiz...
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Blueprint for War FDR and the Hundred Days That Mobilized America
ISBN: PB: 9780300244342, ISBN: HB: 9780300203530, Yale University Press, June 2019
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus. in 8-pg insert
In the cold winter months that followed Franklin Roosevelt's election in November 1940 to an unprecedented third term in the White House, he confronted a worldwide military and moral catastrophe. Almost all the European democracies had fallen under t...
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Why Liberalism Failed
ISBN: PB: 9780300240023, ISBN: HB: 9780300223446, Yale University Press, May 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century – fascism, communism, and liberalism – only the last remains. This has created a peculiar situation in which liberalism's proponents tend to forget that it is an ideology and not the natural e...
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Delicate Aggression Savagery and Survival in the Iowa Writers' Workshop
ISBN: HB: 9780300215847, Yale University Press, May 2019
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
As the world's preeminent creative writing program, the Iowa Writers' Workshop has produced an astonishing number of distinguished writers and poets since its establishment in 1936. Its alumni and faculty include twenty-eight Pulitzer Prize winners,...
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Club Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age
ISBN: HB: 9780300217902, Yale University Press, April 2019
488 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 31 colour illus., 93 black&white illus.
In 1763, the painter Joshua Reynolds proposed to his friend Samuel Johnson that they invite a few friends to join them every Friday at the Turk's Head Tavern in London to dine, drink, and talk until midnight. Eventually the group came to include amon...
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Natural History of Beer
ISBN: HB: 9780300233674, Yale University Press, April 2019
256 pp., 22.2x14.6 cm, 73 black&white illus.
What can beer teach us about biology, history, and the natural world? From ancient Mesopotamian fermentation practices to the resurgent American craft brewery, Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall peruse the historical record and traverse the globe for eng...
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Play It Loud Instruments of Rock & Roll
ISBN: HB: 9781588396662, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 2019
236 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 127 colour illus., 51 black&white illus.
Play It Loud celebrates the musical instruments that gave rock and roll its signature sound – from Louis Jordan's alto saxophone and John Lennon's Rickenbacker to the drum set owned by Metallica's Lars Ulrich, Lady Gaga's keytar, and beyond. Seven en...
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Breaking White Supremacy Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel
ISBN: PB: 9780300244335, Yale University Press, April 2019
632 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 6 black&white illus.
<p>The civil rights movement was one of the most searing developments in modern American history. It abounded with noble visions, resounded with magnificent rhetoric, and ended in nightmarish despair. It won a few legislative victories and had a prof...
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