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Innovation Bureaucracies Let's Make the State Entrepreneurial
ISBN: HB: 9780300227277, Yale University Press, January 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The public sector's role in innovation is explored in cogent detail in an important study that reveals the complexities, benefits, and pitfalls of the innovative state in action. The authors, all noted experts in the field, examine the different appr...
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£28,00
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Matthew within Sectarian Judaism
ISBN: HB: 9780300171563, Yale University Press, August 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
What did it mean for members of a Jesus movement in the first century to promote their understanding of Jewish history and of the Jewish way of life? John Kampen explores the nature of sectarianism in Jewish society at the time of Matthew's compositi...
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Henry van de Velde Designing Modernism
ISBN: HB: 9780300226669, Yale University Press, July 2019
224 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 52 colour illus., 89 black&white illus.
The painter, designer, and architect Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) played a crucial role in expanding modernist aesthetics beyond Paris and beyond painting. Opposing growing nationalism around 1900, he sought to make painting the basis of an aesthet...
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Cunegonde's Kidnapping A Story of Religious Conflict in the Age of Enlightenment
ISBN: PB: 9780300244410, ISBN: HB: 9780300187366, Yale University Press, May 2019
312 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 black&white illus.
In a remote village on the Dutch-German border, a young Catholic woman named Cunegonde tries to kidnap a baby to prevent it from being baptized in a Protestant church. When she is arrested, fellow Catholics stage an armed raid to free her from detent...
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Bletchley Park and D-Day
ISBN: HB: 9780300243574, Yale University Press, May 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus., 2 maps
Since the secret of Bletchley Park was revealed in the 1970s, the work of its codebreakers has become one of the most famous stories of the Second World War. But cracking the Nazis' codes was only the start of the process. Thousands of secret intelli...
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Who Wants to Be a Jewish Writer? And Other Essays
ISBN: HB: 9780300240139, Yale University Press, May 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm
Adam Kirsch is one of today's finest literary critics. This collection brings together his essays on poetry, religion, and the intersections between them, with a particular focus on Jewish literature. He explores the definition of Jewish literature,...
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Culture in Nazi Germany
ISBN: HB: 9780300211412, Yale University Press, April 2019
472 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 colour illus.
Culture was integral to the smooth running of the Third Reich. In the years preceding WWII, a wide variety of artistic forms were used to instill a Nazi ideology in the German people and to manipulate the public perception of Hitler's enemies. During...
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Four Words for Friend Why Using More Than One Language Matters Now More Than Ever
ISBN: HB: 9780300231083, Yale University Press, February 2019
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In a world that has English as its global language and rapidly advancing translation technology, it's easy to assume that the need to use more than one language will diminish – but Marek Kohn argues that plural language use is more important than eve...
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Making the Case The Art of the Judicial Opinion
ISBN: PB: 9780300240160, ISBN: HB: 9780300212082, Yale University Press, January 2019
264 pp., 21x14 cm
Writing in the tradition of Karl Llewellyn's classic "The Bramble Bush", Paul Kahn speaks in this book simultaneously to students and scholars. Drawing on thirty years of teaching experience, Kahn introduces students to the deep, narrative structure...
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Nature's Nation American Art and Environment
ISBN: HB: 9780300237009, Yale University Press, January 2019
400 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm, 310 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
Public awareness of environmental issues has never been greater, nor has the need for imagining more sustainable and ethical habits of human action and thought, including environmentally informed ways of understanding art history. This multidisciplin...
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