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Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 20 Johnson on Demand: Reviews, Prefaces, and Ghost-Writings
ISBN: HB: 9780300228281, Yale University Press, February 2019
672 pp., 22.2x14.3 cm , 1 black&white illus.
The English critic, biographer, and poet Samuel Johnson was among the most influential figures of the eighteenth century. This twentieth and final volume of the Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson presents the author's occasional writing, inc...
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£90,00
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Mathias Goeritz Modernist Art and Architecture in Cold War Mexico
ISBN: HB: 9780300228601, Yale University Press, October 2018
352 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm , 84 colour illus., 93 black&white illus.
The first major work in English on Mathias Goeritz (1915-1990), this book illuminates the artist's pivotal role within the landscape of twentieth-century modernism. Goeritz became recognized as an abstract sculptor after arriving in Mexico from Germa...
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Against the Grain A Deep History of the Earliest States
ISBN: PB: 9780300240214, ISBN: HB: 9780300182910, Yale University Press, September 2018
336 pp., 21x14 cm , 13 black&white illus.
Why did humans abandon hunting and gathering for sedentary communities dependent on livestock and cereal grains, and governed by precursors of today's states? Most people believe that plant and animal domestication allowed humans, finally, to settle...
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Huma Bhabha: We Come in Peace The Roof Garden Commission
ISBN: PB: 9781588396464, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2018
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm , 40 colour illus.
Often described as "post apocalyptic", the work of Pakistani sculptor Huma Bhabha (b. 1962) responds to the violence and turmoil in the world around her through depictions of anthropomorphic figures that often appear to be dismembered, melted, or dis...
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Persian Gulf Command A History of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq
ISBN: HB: 9780300221961, Yale University Press, May 2018
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 1 map, 24 black&white illus.
This dynamic history is the first to construct a total picture of the experience and impact of World War II in Iran and Iraq. Contending that these two countries were more important to the Allied forces' war operations than has ever been acknowledged...
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Breakpoint Reckoning with America's Environmental Crises
ISBN: HB: 9780300179392, Yale University Press, April 2018
320 pp., 21x14 cm , 7 black&white illus.
Eminent ecologist Jeremy B. C. Jackson and award-winning journalist Steve Chapple traveled the length of the Mississippi River interviewing farmers, fishermen, scientists, and policymakers to better understand the mounting environmental problems rava...
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Japanese: The Written Language Volume 2: Workbook
ISBN: PB: 9780300109535, Yale University Press, April 2018
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The second volume of "Japanese: The Written Language" guides high-beginning learners toward proficiency in reading and composing Japanese in realistic contexts. Building on the katakana syllabary presented in Volume 1, it introduces the hiragana syll...
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Japanese: The Written Language Volume 2: Textbook
ISBN: PB: 9780300109542, Yale University Press, April 2018
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 90 black&white illus.
The second volume of "Japanese: The Written Language" guides high-beginning learners toward proficiency in reading and composing Japanese in realistic contexts. Building on the katakana syllabary presented in Volume 1, it introduces the hiragana syll...
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Why Baseball Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300224276, Yale University Press, March 2018
224 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
Baseball, first dubbed the "national pastime" in print in 1856, is the country's most tradition-bound sport. Despite remaining popular and profitable into the twenty-first century, the game is losing young fans, among African Americans and women as w...
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Peacock in the Desert The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India
ISBN: HB: 9780300232967, Yale University Press, March 2018
296 pp., 30.5x24.4 cm , 380 colour illus.
"Peacock in the Desert" traces the evolution of royal identity in the kingdom of Marwar-Jodhpur in southwestern Rajasthan from the 17th century to the establishment of independence after 1947, presenting the area as a microcosm of India's extraordina...
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