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Late Stalinism The Aesthetics of Politics
ISBN: HB: 9780300198478, Yale University Press, July 2020
576 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 5 black&white illus.
Not for sale in Russia! In this nuanced historical analysis of late Stalinism organized chronologically around the main events of the period – beginning with Victory in May 1945 and concluding with the death of Stalin in March 1953 – Evgeny Dobrenk...
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Why Writing Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300245974, Yale University Press, May 2020
296 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
In this new contribution to Yale University Press's Why X Matters series, a distinguished writer and scholar tackles central questions of the discipline of writing. Drawing on his own experience with mentors such as John Updike, John Gardner, and Jam...
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£16,99
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Fabrice Samyn I Am?
ISBN: HB: 9780300250466, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, April 2020
224 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Contemporary Belgian artist Fabrice Samyn (b. 1981) works in a wide variety of media, including painting, photography, sculpture, installation, and recently choreography. His art engages with history and the passage of time, raising important questio...
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Slowdown The End of the Great Acceleration – and Why It's Good for the Planet, the Economy, and Our Lives
ISBN: HB: 9780300243406, Yale University Press, April 2020
384 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 67 black&white illus.
Drawing from an incredibly rich trove of global data, this groundbreaking book reveals that human progress has been slowing down since the early 1970s. Danny Dorling uses compelling visualizations to illustrate how fertility rates, growth in GDP per...
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Bill Brandt | Henry Moore
ISBN: HB: 9780300251050, Yale University Press, March 2020
264 pp., 33x24.7 cm, 285 colour and black&white illus.
"The camera", said Orson Welles, "is a medium via which messages reach us from another world". It was the camera and the circumstances of the Second World War that first brought together Henry Moore (1898-1986) and Bill Brandt (1904-1983). During the...
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Internet in Everything Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch
ISBN: HB: 9780300233070, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
The Internet has leapt from human-facing display screens into the material objects all around us. In this so-called Internet of Things – connecting everything from cars to cardiac monitors to home appliances – there is no longer a meaningful distinct...
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Existentialism, 70 Years After Yale French Studies, Number 135-136
ISBN: PB: 9780300242669, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
In 1948, Yale French Studies devoted its inaugural issue to existentialism. This anniversary issue responds seventy years later. In recent years, new critical and theoretical approaches have reconfigured existentialism and refreshed perspectives on t...
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Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 6: Confronting Modernity, 1750-1880
ISBN: HB: 9780300190007, Yale University Press, January 2020
600 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 133 colour images, 59 black&white illus.
A landmark project to collect, translate, and transmit primary material from a momentous period in Jewish culture and civilization, this volume covers what Elisheva Carlebach describes as a period "in which every aspect of Jewish life underwent the m...
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Choreographer's Score Fase, Rosas danst Rosas, Elena's Aria, Bartok
ISBN: PB: 9780300251296, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, January 2020
248 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 150 black&white illus.
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker is one of the most prominent choreographers in contemporary dance. Her 1982 debut with Fase immediately attracted the attention of the international dance scene; since then, De Keersmaeker and her company, Rosas, have creat...
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Memory Lands King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast
ISBN: PB: 9780300248388, ISBN: HB: 9780300201178, Yale University Press, January 2020
496 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 45 black&white illus.
Noted historian Christine DeLucia offers a major reconsideration of the violent seventeenth-century conflict in northeastern America known as "King Philip's War", providing an alternative to "Pilgrim-centric" narratives that have conventionally domin...
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