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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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£9,99
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Materialism
ISBN: PB: 9780300246629, Yale University Press, August 2019
192 pp., 21x14 cm
In this eye-opening, intellectually stimulating appreciation of a fascinating school of philosophy, Terry Eagleton makes a powerful argument that materialism is at the center of today's important scientific and cultural as well as philosophical debat...
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£10,99
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Humour
ISBN: HB: 9780300243147, Yale University Press, April 2019
224 pp., 21x14 cm
Written by an acknowledged master of comedy, this study reflects on the nature of humour and the functions it serves. Why do we laugh? What are we to make of the sheer variety of laughter, from braying and cackling to sniggering and chortling? Is hum...
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£16,99
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To Describe a Life Notes from the Intersection of Art and Race Terror
ISBN: HB: 9780300230383, Yale University Press, March 2019
160 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 70 colour illus.
By turns historical, critical, and personal, this book examines the use of art – and love – as a resource amid the recent wave of shootings by American police of innocent black women and men. Darby English attends to a cluster of artworks created in...
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£25,00
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Reformations The Early Modern World, 1450-1650
ISBN: PB: 9780300240030, ISBN: HB: 9780300111927, Yale University Press, October 2018
920 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 155 black&white illus.
A lively, expansive history of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations and the momentous changes they set in motion This fast-paced survey of Western civilization's transition from the Middle Ages to modernity brings that tumultuous period vividly t...
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How to Read Islamic Calligraphy
ISBN: PB: 9781588396303, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
156 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 141 colour illus.
"How to Read Islamic Calligraphy" explores the preeminence of the written word as a means of creative expression throughout the Islamic world. Aimed at a general audience, the book introduces all five major Islamic calligraphic script types, demonstr...
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£18,99
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