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How Old Is the Hebrew Bible? A Linguistic, Textual, and Historical Study
ISBN: HB: 9780300234886, Yale University Press, January 2019
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
The age of the Hebrew Bible is a topic that has sparked controversy and debate in recent years. The scarcity of clear evidence allows for the possibility of many views, though these are often clouded by theological and political biases. This impressi...
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£30,00
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Thomas Wilmer Dewing: Beauty into Art A Catalogue Raisonne
ISBN: HB: 9780300219210, Yale University Press, January 2019
1056 pp., 31.1x24.8 cm, 637 colour illus.
Best known for his interiors and landscapes featuring beautiful women in artful poses and subtly related color harmonies, Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938) lived and worked at the forefront of developments in modern American art. His paintings, which...
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£250,00
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Dust Bowls of Empire Imperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice of "Green" Capitalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300230208, Yale University Press, January 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
The 1930s witnessed a harrowing social and ecological disaster, defined by the severe nexus of drought, erosion, and economic depression that ravaged the U.S. southern plains. Known as the Dust Bowl, this crisis has become a major referent of the cli...
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£25,00
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Science and the Good The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality
ISBN: HB: 9780300196283, Yale University Press, January 2019
312 pp., 21x14 cm
In this illuminating book, James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky recount the centuries-long, passionate quest to discover a scientific foundation for morality. The "new moral science" led by such figures as E.O. Wilson, Patricia Churchland and Josh...
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£20,00
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From Victims to Suspects Muslim Women Since 9/11
ISBN: HB: 9780300230420, Yale University Press, January 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Once regarded as passive victims waiting to be rescued, Muslim women are now widely regarded as arbiters of "terror" and a potential threat to be kept under control. Drawing on interviews and examples from around the world including Afghanistan, Paki...
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£18,99
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Supermarket USA Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race
ISBN: HB: 9780300232691, Yale University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Supermarkets were invented in the United States, and from the 1940s on they made their way around the world, often explicitly to carry American-style economic culture with them. This innovative history tells us how supermarkets were used as anticommu...
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£30,00
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Jewelry The Body Transformed
ISBN: HB: 9781588396501, Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2018
272 pp., 25.4x22.9 cm, 300 colour illus.
As an art form, jewelry is defined primarily through its connection to and interaction with the body – extending it, amplifying it, accentuating it, distorting it, concealing it, or transforming it. But how is the meaning of jewelry bound to the body...
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£40,00
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David Hume on Morals, Politics, and Society
ISBN: PB: 9780300207149, Yale University Press, November 2018
408 pp., 21x14 cm, 3 black&white illus.
A key figure of the Scottish Enlightenment, David Hume was a major influence on thinkers ranging from Kant and Schopenhauer to Einstein and Popper, and his writings continue to be deeply relevant today. With four essays by leading Hume scholars explo...
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£9,99
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Ecologies, Agents, Terrains
ISBN: PB: 9780300233162, Yale University Press, October 2018
300 pp., 24.1x17.8 cm, 150 colour illus.
The newest volume in the acclaimed Clark Studies in the Visual Arts series, this collection of essays explores the intrinsic connection between art and the environment. The romance and rejection of "nature" have always occupied places at the heart of...
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£22,50
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Leading with Dignity How to Create a Culture That Brings Out the Best in People
ISBN: HB: 9780300229639, Yale University Press, October 2018
232 pp., 21x14 cm
This landmark book from an expert in dignity studies explores the essential but under-recognized role of dignity as part of good leadership. Extending the reach of her award-winning book "Dignity: Its Essential Role in Resolving Conflict", Donna Hick...
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£20,00
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