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Twilight of the Elite The Prosperous, the Periphery, and the Future of France
ISBN: HB: 9780300233766, Yale University Press, February 2019
192 pp., 21x14 cm
Christophe Guilluy, a French geographer, makes the case that France has become an "American society" – one that is both increasingly multicultural and increasingly unequal. The divide between the global economy's winners and losers in today's France...
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£18,99
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American Silver in the Philadelphia Museum of Art Volume 1: Makers A-F
ISBN: HB: 9780300229400, Yale University Press, January 2019
520 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm, 650 colour illus.
Beginning with Cesar Ghiselin in 1681, Philadelphia has a long and storied history of silversmithing that includes notable artists such as Joseph Richardson Sr. and Jr., Philip Syng Jr., and Olaf Skoogfors. Celebrating this legacy and showcasing the...
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£115,00
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Vija Celmins To Fix the Image in Memory
ISBN: HB: 9780300234213, Yale University Press, November 2018
272 pp., 29.5x24.1 cm, 230 colour illus.
Best known for her striking drawings of ocean surfaces, begun in 1968 and revisited over many years both in drawings and paintings, Vija Celmins (b. 1938) has been creating exquisitely detailed renderings of natural imagery for more than five decades...
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£45,00
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Bottle Fly
ISBN: PB: 9780300235012, Yale University Press, November 2018
88 pp., 22.9x14 cm
Set in a bar in the Florida Everglades, this biting, brutally funny multigenerational family drama concerns a Gulf Coast couple, their disabled young ward, two lesbian tenants, and the bonds that bind them all together. It is a powerful story born ou...
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£13,99
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Catch-67 The Left, the Right, and the Legacy of the Six-Day War
ISBN: HB: 9780300236743, Yale University Press, October 2018
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Since the Six-Day War, Israelis have been entrenched in a national debate over whether to keep the land they conquered or to return some, if not all, of the territories to Palestinians. In a balanced and insightful analysis, Micah Goodman deftly shed...
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£20,00
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Corporations Are People Too (And They Should Act Like It)
ISBN: HB: 9780300211474, Yale University Press, October 2018
296 pp., 21x14 cm, Law
Are corporations people? The U.S. Supreme Court launched a heated debate when it ruled in "Citizens United" that corporations can claim the same free speech rights as humans. Should corporations be able to claim rights of free speech, religious consc...
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Vampire A New History
ISBN: HB: 9780300232233, Yale University Press, October 2018
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 colour illus., 4 black&white illus.
Published to mark the bicentenary of John Polidori's publication of "The Vampyre", Nick Groom's detailed new account illuminates the complex history of the iconic creature. The vampire first came to public prominence in the early eighteenth century,...
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£16,99
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American Glass The Collections at Yale
ISBN: HB: 9780300226690, Yale University Press, September 2018
320 pp., 26x22.9 cm, 190 colour illus.
Glass can be decorative or utilitarian, and its forms often reflect technological innovations and social change. Drawing on an insightful selection from the Yale University Art Gallery and other collections at Yale, "American Glass" illuminates the v...
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£55,00
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Alexander Calder Radical Inventor
ISBN: PB: 9788874398287, 5 Continents Editions, September 2018
256 pp., 28x24 cm, colour illus.
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) as a radical inventor: an artist who discarded convention and disrupted hierarchies, overturning the traditional basis of culture while revolutionising the way people perceive and interact with art. Calder's "new line" wa...
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£35,00
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Mussolini and Hitler The Forging of the Fascist Alliance
ISBN: HB: 9780300178838, Yale University Press, August 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
From 1934 until 1944 Mussolini met Hitler numerous times, and the two developed a relationship that deeply affected both countries. While Germany is generally regarded as the senior power, Christian Goeschel demonstrates just how much history has und...
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