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Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 8: Crisis and Creativity between World Wars, 1918-1939
ISBN: HB: 9780300135527, Yale University Press, May 2020
1392 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 67 colour illus., 37 black&white illus.
An anthology of Jewish culture between the world wars, the editors' selections convey the variety, breadth, and depth of Jewish creativity in those tempestuous decades. Despite – or perhaps because of – external threats, Jews vigorously fought over r...
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£150,00
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Cezanne The Rock and Quarry Paintings
ISBN: HB: 9780300250480, Yale University Press, April 2020
224 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 75 colour illus.
From the mid-1860s until shortly before his death, Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) created 27 canvases that take rock formations as their principal subjects. This is the first publication to focus exclusively on these extraordinary works. It illustrates all...
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£35,00
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Radical Sacrifice
ISBN: PB: 9780300251500, ISBN: HB: 9780300233353, Yale University Press, March 2020
216 pp., 21x14 cm
The modern conception of sacrifice is at once cast as a victory of self-discipline over desire and condescended to as destructive and archaic abnegation. But even in the Old Testament, the dual natures of sacrifice, embodying both ritual slaughter an...
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Empires of the Atlantic World Britain and Spain in America 1492-1830
ISBN: PB: 9780300253399, Yale University Press, March 2020
608 pp., 24.6x17 cm, 43 black&white illus.
This epic history compares the empires built by Spain and Britain in the Americas, from Columbus's arrival in the New World to the end of Spanish colonial rule in the early nineteenth century. J. H. Elliott, one of the most distinguished and versatil...
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£12,99
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Scots and Catalans Union and Disunion
ISBN: PB: 9780300253382, ISBN: HB: 9780300234954, Yale University Press, March 2020
360 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 3 maps, 2 black&white figures
A distinguished historian of Spain and Europe provides an enlightening account of the development of nationalist and separatist movements in contemporary Catalonia and Scotland. This first sustained comparative study uncovers the similarities and the...
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£20,00
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Better Planet Forty Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future
ISBN: HB: 9780300246247, Yale University Press, December 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Sustainability has emerged as a global priority over the past several years. The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change and the adoption of the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals through the United Nations have highlighted the need to address cr...
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£18,99
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Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America Third Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780300243888, Yale University Press, October 2019
296 pp., 21x14 cm, 1 black&white illus.
In this third edition of the definitive book on the unique system by which Americans choose a president – and why that system should be changed – George Edwards includes a new chapter focusing on the 2016 election.
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£20,00
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Letters of Cole Porter
ISBN: HB: 9780300219272, Yale University Press, October 2019
672 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 colour illus.
From "Anything Goes" to "Kiss Me, Kate", Cole Porter left a lasting legacy of iconic songs including "You're the Top", "Love For Sale", and "Night and Day". Yet, alongside his professional success, Porter led an eclectic personal life which featured...
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£25,00
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Hope Without Optimism
ISBN: PB: 9780300248678, Yale University Press, August 2019
178 pp., 21x14 cm
In a virtuoso display of erudition, thoughtfulness and humour, Terry Eagleton teases apart the concept of hope as it has been (often mistakenly) conceptualised over six millennia, from ancient Greece to today. He distinguishes hope from simple optimi...
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£10,99
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How to Read Literature
ISBN: PB: 9780300247640, Yale University Press, August 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm
A literary master's entertaining guide to reading with deeper insight, better understanding, and greater pleasure What makes a work of literature good or bad? How freely can the reader interpret it? Could a nursery rhyme like Baa Baa Black Sheep be f...
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