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How to Get Grant Money in the Humanities and Social Sciences
ISBN: PB: 9780300217438, Yale University Press, February 2019
184 pp., 21x14 cm
Scholars in the humanities and social sciences need money to do research. This book shows them how to get it. In this accessible volume, Raphael Folsom shares proven strategies in a series of short, witty chapters. It features tips on how graduate st...
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£19,99
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Delayed Response The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World
ISBN: HB: 9780300225679, Yale University Press, January 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 black&white illus.
We have always been conscious of the wait for life-changing messages, whether it be the time it takes to receive a text message from your love, for a soldier's family to learn news from the front, or for a space probe to deliver data from the far rea...
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Congo Masks Masterpieces from Central Africa
ISBN: PB: 9780300238754, Yale University Press, November 2018
408 pp., 29.5x22.9 cm, 800 colour illus., 130 black&white illus.
This splendid illustrated exploration of masks and masking ceremonies from the Democratic Republic of the Congo presents more than 130 outstanding wooden masks dating from the 18th to the 20th century. Visually stunning and spiritually charged, these...
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Joel Shapiro Plaster, Paper, Wood, and Wire
ISBN: HB: 9780300233865, Yale University Press, November 2018
80 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 50 colour illus.
American artist Joel Shapiro (b. 1941) is best known for his monumental wood and metal sculptures of abstracted human forms. Less familiar, however, is his work in a variety of other media – particularly plaster, which Shapiro has turned to repeatedl...
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£40,00
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Paul The Pagans' Apostle
ISBN: PB: 9780300240153, ISBN: HB: 9780300225884, Yale University Press, November 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul himself heatedly maintained that he lived and worked in history's closing hours. His letters propel his readers into two ancient worlds, one Jewish, one pagan. The first was incandescent w...
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First Soldier Hitler as Military Leader
ISBN: HB: 9780300205985, Yale University Press, November 2018
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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Republic of Letters
ISBN: HB: 9780300221602, Yale University Press, November 2018
400 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
In this fascinating study, preeminent historian Marc Fumaroli reveals how an imagined "republic" of ideas and interchange fostered the Italian Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and the French Revolution. He follows exchanges among Petrarch, Erasmus, De...
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Fishing How the Sea Fed Civilization
ISBN: PB: 9780300240047, ISBN: HB: 9780300215342, Yale University Press, October 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
In this history of fishing – not as sport but as sustenance – archaeologist and best-selling author Brian Fagan argues that fishing was an indispensable and often overlooked element in the growth of civilization. It sustainably provided enough food t...
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When Christians Were Jews The First Generation
ISBN: HB: 9780300190519, Yale University Press, October 2018
272 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 black&white illus.
How did a group of charismatic, apocalyptic Jewish missionaries, working to prepare their world for the impending realization of God's promises to Israel, end up inaugurating a movement that would grow into the gentile church? Committed to Jesus's pr...
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American Art Pottery The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781588395962, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
384 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 420 colour illus.
During the height of the Arts and Crafts era in Europe and the United States, from the late 1800s until World War I, American ceramics were transformed from industrially produced ornamental and table wares to aesthetically and technologically innovat...
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