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Congress The First Branch (Companion Readings)
ISBN: PB: 9780300220636, Yale University Press, September 2020
264 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 27 black&white illus.
This reader offers an examination of such topics as congressional elections, the internal structure of Congress, the legislative process, Congress and the president, and Congress and the courts. It is designed to accompany the course text "Congress:...
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£19,00
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Public Freedoms in the Islamic State
ISBN: HB: 9780300211528, Yale University Press, July 2020
576 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Rached Ghannouchi has long been known as a reformist or moderate Islamist thinker. In "Public Freedoms in the Islamic State", he argues that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – in its broad outlines – meets with wide acceptance among Muslims...
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Monet and Chicago
ISBN: HB: 9780300250831, Yale University Press, July 2020
144 pp., 25.4x25.4 cm, 104 colour and black&white illus.
In 1903, the Art Institute of Chicago became the first American museum to buy a painting by Claude Monet (1840–1926), beginning a tradition of collecting that has inextricably connected this midwestern city to the French Impressionist master. Tracing...
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Madwoman in the Attic The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780300246728, Yale University Press, May 2020
784 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Called "a feminist classic" by Judith Shulevitz in the New York Times Book Review, this pathbreaking book of literary criticism is now reissued with a new introduction by Lisa Appignanesi that speaks to how The Madwoman in the Attic set the groundwor...
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Classical Body in Romantic Britain
ISBN: HB: 9781913107062, Yale University Press, April 2020
312 pp., 28.5x17 cm, 109 colour and black&white illus.
For many, the term "neoclassicism" has come to imply discipline, order, restraint, and a certain myopia. Leaving the term behind, this book radically challenges enduring assumptions about the art produced from the late 18th century to the early Victo...
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Becoming America Highlights from the Jonathan and Karin Fielding Collection of Folk Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300247565, Yale University Press, April 2020
264 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 271 colour illus.
"Becoming America" offers a multifaceted view of one of the foremost collections of 18th- and 19th-century American folk and decorative art from the rural Northeast. Essays by leading specialists discuss the culture of furniture workshops, exuberant...
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Bread Winner An Intimate History of the Victorian Economy
ISBN: HB: 9780300230062, Yale University Press, April 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 32 black&white illus.
The Victorian era saw remarkable economic growth and a rise in real wages. But not everyone shared in the nation's prosperity. Many families continued to live in grinding poverty with women and children usually faring worst. In this incisive account...
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Anti-Pluralism The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy
ISBN: PB: 9780300251807, ISBN: HB: 9780300228922, Yale University Press, March 2020
176 pp., 21x14 cm
The Great Recession, institutional dysfunction, a growing divide between urban and rural prospects, and failed efforts to effectively address immigration have paved the way for a populist backlash that disrupts the postwar bargain between political e...
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Proof Photography in the Era of the Contact Sheet from the Collection of Mark Schwartz + Bettina Katz
ISBN: HB: 9780300250077, Yale University Press, February 2020
272 pp., 31.7x24.8 cm, 210 colour and black&white illus.
This handsome volume offers an innovative perspective on the artistic processes of some of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. For decades before the advent of digital technology, the proof sheet or contact sheet was vital to the...
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Signac and the Independants
ISBN: HB: 9780300251982, Yale University Press, January 2020
382 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 550 black&white, colour illus.
In Paris at the turn of the 20th century, an artistic revolution was underway. The Salon des Independants was organized in 1884 by a group of artists and thinkers that included Albert Dubois-Pillet, Odilon Redon, Georges Seurat, and Paul Signac, who...
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