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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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Why Baseball Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300244403, ISBN: HB: 9780300224276, Yale University Press, May 2019
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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Mescaline A Global History of the First Psychedelic
ISBN: HB: 9780300231076, Yale University Press, May 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 colour illus., 12 black&white illus.
Mescaline became a popular sensation in the mid-twentieth century through Aldous Huxley's "The Doors of Perception", after which the word "psychedelic" was coined to describe it. Its story, however, extends deep into prehistory: the earliest Andean c...
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Palaces of Pleasure From Music Halls to the Seaside to Football, How the Victorians Invented Mass Entertainment
ISBN: HB: 9780300224634, Yale University Press, April 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 colour illus.
The Victorians invented mass entertainment. As the nineteenth century's growing industrialized class acquired the funds and the free time to pursue leisure activities, their desires were satiated by determined entrepreneurs building new venues for po...
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They Were Her Property White Women as Slave Owners in the American South
ISBN: HB: 9780300218664, Yale University Press, April 2019
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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Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 20 Johnson on Demand: Reviews, Prefaces, and Ghost-Writings
ISBN: HB: 9780300228281, Yale University Press, March 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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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, 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, Yale University Press, 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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