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Jewish Christianity The Making of the Christianity-Judaism Divide
ISBN: HB: 9780300180138, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
In this provocative work, Matt Jackson-McCabe argues that the concept of Jewish Christianity represents an enduring legacy of Christian apologetics. Freethinkers of the English Enlightenment created the category of Jewish Christianity as a means of i...
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£45,00
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Constitutional Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300231021, Yale University Press, July 2020
384 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Few terms in political theory are as overused, and yet as under-theorized, as constitutional revolution. In this book, Gary Jacobsohn and Yaniv Roznai argue that the most widely accepted accounts of constitutional transformation, such as those found...
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£50,00
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Engineering Ethics Contemporary and Enduring Debates
ISBN: PB: 9780300209242, Yale University Press, July 2020
216 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
The first engineering ethics textbook to use debates as the framework for presenting engineering ethics topics, this engaging, accessible survey explores the most difficult and controversial issues that engineers face in daily practice. Written by a...
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£18,00
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English Paleography and Manuscript Culture, 1500-1800
ISBN: HB: 9780300254358, Yale University Press, June 2020
288 pp., 29.2x22.5 cm, 313 colour illus.
This engaging book provides an essential introduction to the manuscript in early modern England. From birth to death, parish record to probate inventory, writing framed the lives of the early modern English. The book offers a detailed technical intro...
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£30,00
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Eloquent Bodies Movement, Expression, and the Human Figure in Gothic Sculpture
ISBN: HB: 9780300214017, Yale University Press, May 2020
340 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 211 colour illus., 322 black&white illus.
Gothic cathedrals in northern Europe dazzle visitors with arrays of sculpted saints, angels, and noble patrons adorning their portals and interiors. In this highly original and erudite volume, Jacqueline E. Jung explores how medieval sculptors used a...
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Sin
ISBN: PB: 9781857096651, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, April 2020
96 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 80 colour and black&white illus.
The depiction of sin has been fundamental to European visual culture for hundreds of years, especially – but not only – in Christian art. Addressing the mutable and often ambiguous representation of sin, this book highlights its theological underpinn...
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Calamity The Many Lives of Calamity Jane
ISBN: HB: 9780300212808, Yale University Press, February 2020
304 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 20 colour illus.
Martha Jane Canary, popularly known as Calamity Jane, was the pistol-packing, rootin' tootin' "lady wildcat" of the American West. Brave and resourceful, she held her own with the men of America's most colorful era and became a celebrity both in her...
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They Were Her Property White Women as Slave Owners in the American South
ISBN: PB: 9780300251838, Yale University Press, February 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Bridging women's history, the history of the South, and African American history, this book makes a bold argument about the role of white women in American slavery. Historian Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers draws on a variety of sources to show that slave?...
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£14,99
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Renaissance of Etching
ISBN: HB: 9781588396495, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2019
304 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 237 colour illus.
The etching of images on metal, originally used as a method for decorating armor, was first employed as a printmaking technique at the end of the 15th century. This in-depth study explores the origins of the etched print, its evolution from decorativ...
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Breakpoint Reckoning with America's Environmental Crises
ISBN: PB: 9780300244397, ISBN: HB: 9780300179392, Yale University Press, June 2019
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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