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Religious Conflict in Brazil Protestants, Catholics, and the Rise of Religious Pluralism in the Early Twentieth Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300243352, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
This innovative study explores the transition in Brazil from a hegemonically Catholic society to a religiously pluralistic society. With sensitivity and nuance, Erika Helgen shows that the rise of religious pluralism was fraught with conflict and vio...
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Collecting Inspiration Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co.
ISBN: HB: 9781588396907, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2020
320 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 275 colour illus.
Edward C. Moore (1827-1891) was the creative leader who brought unparalleled originality and success to Tiffany & Co. during the late 19th century. A silversmith, designer, and prodigious collector, Moore sought out exceptional objects from around th...
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Nottinghamshire Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300247831, Yale University Press, June 2020
864 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 illus.
Full of memorable and surprising buildings, Nottinghamshire is a county that rewards close investigation. Great medieval churches are represented by Newark, Worksop Priory, and Southwell Minster, famous for its exquisite carved "leaves". Of the count...
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Sovereignty, RIP
ISBN: HB: 9780300247725, Yale University Press, June 2020
320 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Social order requires a sovereign: an actor with unlimited, undivided, and unaccountable authority. Or so the classic theory says. But without noticing, we've gutted the theory. Constitutionalism limits state authority. Federalism divides it. The rul...
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Renaissance Treasures from the Edmond Foulc Collection
ISBN: PB: 9780876332948, Yale University Press, June 2020
64 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 45 colour illus.
In 1930, the Philadelphia Museum of Art acquired the collection of medieval and Renaissance sculpture and decorative arts assembled by Edmond Foulc (1828-1916). Foulc's beautiful Paris residence was an important gathering place for like-minded art en...
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Lie Machines How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives
ISBN: HB: 9780300250206, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Artificially intelligent "bot" accounts bolster or berate politicians on Twitter. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news sites to promote their bunk. Campaigners create fake dating profiles to attract young voters. We live in a world of technologies...
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Charles Darwin's Barnacle and David Bowie's Spider How Scientific Names Celebrate Adventurers, Heroes, and Even a Few Scoundrels
ISBN: HB: 9780300238280, Yale University Press, May 2020
256 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 25 black&white illus.
Ever since Carl Linnaeus's binomial system of scientific names was adopted in the eighteenth century, scientists have been eponymously naming organisms in ways that both honor and vilify their namesakes. This charming, informative, and accessible his...
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Warm South How the Mediterranean Shaped the British Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780300251531, ISBN: HB: 9780300235920, Yale University Press, May 2020
336 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 30 colour illus.
Ever since the age of the Grand Tour in the eighteenth century, the Mediterranean has had a significant pull for Britons – including many painters and poets – who sought from it the inspiration, beauty, and fulfillment that evaded them at home. Refer...
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Science and the Good The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality
ISBN: PB: 9780300251821, ISBN: HB: 9780300196283, Yale University Press, May 2020
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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Nature Underfoot Living with Beetles, Crabgrass, Fruit Flies, and Other Tiny Life Around Us
ISBN: HB: 9780300242782, Yale University Press, April 2020
272 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Fruit flies, silverfish, dandelions, and crabgrass are the bane of many people and the target of numerous chemical and physical eradication efforts. In this compelling reassessment of the relationship between humans and the natural world, John Hainze...
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