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Way of Life Things, Thought, and Action in Chinese Medicine
ISBN: HB: 9780300237238, Yale University Press, May 2020
184 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 3 black&white illus.
Traditional Chinese medicine is often viewed as mystical or superstitious, with outcomes requiring naive faith. Judith Farquhar, drawing on her hard-won knowledge of social, intellectual, and clinical worlds in today's China, here offers a concise an...
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Dostoyevsky Reads Hegel in Siberia and Bursts into Tears
ISBN: HB: 9780300167498, Yale University Press, April 2020
304 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Laszlo F. Foldenyi is a writer who is learned in reference, taste, and judgment, and entertaining in style. Taking a place in the long tradition of public intellectual and cultural criticism, his work resonates with that of Montaigne, Rilke, and Mann...
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Cloth that Changed the World The Art and Fashion of Indian Chintz
ISBN: HB: 9780300246797, Yale University Press, February 2020
272 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 300 colour illus.
hintz, a type of multicolored printed or painted cotton cloth, originated in India yet exerted influence far beyond its home shores: it became a driving force of the spice trade in the East Indies, and it attracted European merchants, who by the 17th...
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First Soldier Hitler as Military Leader
ISBN: PB: 9780300251463, ISBN: HB: 9780300205985, Yale University Press, February 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus., 10 maps
After Germany's humiliating World War II defeat, numerous German generals published memoirs claiming that their country's brilliant military leadership had been undermined by the Fuhrer's erratic decision making. The author of three highly acclaimed...
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Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist Three Lives in an Age of Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300243062, Yale University Press, February 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 black&white illus.
Three interconnected eighteenth-century lives offer a fresh account of the British Empire and its intrusion into Indigenous societies. This engaging history brings together the stories of Joshua Reynolds and two Indigenous men, the Cherokee Ostenaco...
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Growing Up with the Country Family, Race, and Nation After the Civil War
ISBN: PB: 9780300248395, ISBN: HB: 9780300180527, Yale University Press, January 2020
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 42 black&white illus.
Following the lead of her own ancestors, Kendra Field's epic family history chronicles the westward migration of freedom's first generation in the fifty years after emancipation. Drawing on decades of archival research and family lore within and beyo...
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Gathering the Tribes
ISBN: PB: 9780300246322, Yale University Press, January 2020
80 pp., 21x14 cm
The poems in "Gathering the Tribes" recount experiences from the author's adolescence and young?adult life, closely bound to the natural cycles of the seasons, of generations, of the body's functioning. Many deal with uprootedness – hasty emigrations...
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Bestowing Beauty Masterpieces from Persian Lands - Selections from the Hossein Afshar Collection
ISBN: HB: 9780300247022, Yale University Press, January 2020
304 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 175 colour illus.
"Bestowing Beauty" showcases an assortment of stunning works from one of the world's most distinguished private collections of Persian art. Featuring more than 100 exquisite objects spanning many centuries, from the eve of the Islamic period in the 6...
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Why We Believe Evolution and the Human Way of Being
ISBN: HB: 9780300243994, Yale University Press, January 2020
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
Why are so many humans religious? Why do we daydream, imagine, and hope? Philosophers, theologians, social scientists, and historians have offered explanations for centuries, but their accounts often ignore or even avoid human evolution. Evolutionary...
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Harvey Milk His Lives and Death
ISBN: PB: 9780300248555, ISBN: HB: 9780300222616, Yale University Press, November 2019
304 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
Harvey Milk – eloquent, charismatic, and a smart-aleck – was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977, but he had not even served a full year in office when he was shot by a homophobic fellow supervisor. Milk's assassination at the a...
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