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Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection
ISBN: PB: 9781933789378, Yale University Press, March 2019
296 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 200 colour illus.
The Yale Babylonian Collection houses virtually every genre, type, and period of ancient Mesopotamian writing, ranging from about 3000 B.C.E. to the early Christian Era. Among its treasures are tablets of the "Epic of Gilgamesh" and other narratives,...
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£26,00
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Biodiversity and Climate Change Transforming the Biosphere
ISBN: PB: 9780300206111, Yale University Press, February 2019
416 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 9 colour illus., 71 black&white illus.
The physical and biological impacts of climate change are dramatic and broad-ranging. People who care about the planet and manage natural resources urgently need a synthesis of our rapidly growing understanding of these issues. In this all-new sequel...
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Sculptural Seeing Relief, Optics, and the Rise of Perspective in Medieval Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780300232141, Yale University Press, November 2018
240 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 36 colour illus., 100 black&white illus.
Although perspective has long been considered one of the essential developments of Renaissance painting, this provocative new book shifts the usual narrative back centuries, showing that medieval sculptors were already employing knowledge of optical...
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£55,00
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Field Guide to Cape Cod Including Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island
ISBN: PB: 9780300226157, Yale University Press, November 2018
448 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 570 colour illus.
This essential guidebook presents the most abundantly illustrated and fascinating account of the natural history of Cape Cod, its nearby islands, Block Island, the western coast of Rhode Island, and southeastern Long Island ever published. Exploring...
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£19,99
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Seapower States Maritime Culture, Continental Empires, and the Conflict That Made the Modern World
ISBN: HB: 9780300230048, Yale University Press, October 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 7 maps, 9 black&white and 8 pp. colour illus.
Andrew Lambert, author of "The Challenge: Britain Against America in the Naval War of 1812" – winner of the prestigious Anderson Medal – turns his attention to Athens, Carthage, Venice, the Dutch Republic, and Britain, examining how their identities...
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£20,00
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Jerome Robbins A Life in Dance
ISBN: HB: 9780300197594, Yale University Press, October 2018
216 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Jerome Robbins (1918-1998) was born Jerome Wilson Rabinowitz and grew up in Weehawken, New Jersey, where his Russian-Jewish immigrant parents owned the Comfort Corset Company. Robbins, who was drawn to dance at a young age, resisted the idea of joini...
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£16,99
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Well-Grounded The Neurobiology of Rational Decisions
ISBN: HB: 9780300207309, Yale University Press, September 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Contingency calculations – the ability to predict the outcomes of decisions and actions – are critical for survival and success. Our amazing brains continually process past and current experiences to enable us to make the most adaptive choices. But w...
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£20,00
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Empathy A History
ISBN: HB: 9780300222685, Yale University Press, September 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 black&white illus.
"Empathy: A History" tells the fascinating and largely unknown story of the first appearance of "empathy" in 1908 and tracks its shifting meanings over the following century. Despite empathy's ubiquity today, few realize that it began as a translatio...
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Impressionist Treasures The Ordrupgaard Collection
ISBN: HB: 9788874398119, 5 Continents Editions, July 2018
144 pp., 28.6x25.4 cm, colour illus.
Accompanying a major exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada, this catalogue presents a broad selection of nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century French and Danish art from the celebrated Ordrupgaard Museum near Copenhagen. Assembled for...
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Josef Albers Interaction
ISBN: HB: 9780300240832, Yale University Press, July 2018
304 pp., 29.8x24.1 cm, 140 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
"Only appearances are not deceiving" – Josef Albers Josef Albers (1888-1976) was one of the leading pioneers of 20th-century modernism: he was an extraordinary teacher, writer, painter, and color theorist, who is best known for the "Homages to the S...
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