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Nine-Tenths of the Law Enduring Dispossession in Indonesia
ISBN: PB: 9780300251074, Yale University Press, February 2021
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
The old aphorism "possession is nine-tenths of the law" is particularly relevant in Indonesia, which has seen a string of regime changes and a shifting legal landscape for property claims. Ordinary people struggle to legalize their possessions and cl...
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£20,00
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Emmanuel Van der Auwera A Certain Amount of Clarity
ISBN: HB: 9780300253948, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, October 2020
288 pp., 29.8x20 cm, 160 illus.
The work of Brussels-based Belgian artist Emmanuel Van der Auwera (b. 1982) provides cautionary tales and tools for navigating information in post-truth times, making use of emerging technologies, the architecture of mass media, and more traditional...
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£45,00
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Open World How America Can Win the Contest for Twenty-First-Century Order
ISBN: HB: 9780300250329, Yale University Press, October 2020
216 pp., 21.6x14 cm
This ambitious and incisive book presents a new vision for American foreign policy and international order at a time of historic upheaval. The United States global leadership crisis is not a passing shock created by the Trump presidency or COVID-19,...
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What Is a Complex System?
ISBN: PB: 9780300251104, Yale University Press, September 2020
184 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
What is a complex system? Although "complexity science" is used to understand phenomena as diverse as the behavior of honeybees, the economic markets, the human brain, and the climate, there is no agreement about its foundations. In this introduction...
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£25,00
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Lions' Den Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky
ISBN: PB: 9780300251845, ISBN: HB: 9780300222982, Yale University Press, September 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this lively intellectual history of the political Left, cultural critic Susie Linfield investigates how eight prominent twentieth-century intellectuals struggled with the philosophy of Zionism, and then with Israel and its conflicts with the Arab...
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£15,00
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£25,00
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Edward the Confessor Last of the Royal Blood
ISBN: HB: 9780300211542, Yale University Press, August 2020
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white illus., 3 maps
One of the last kings of Anglo-Saxon England, Edward the Confessor regained the throne for the House of Wessex and is the only English monarch to have been canonized. Often cast as a reluctant ruler, easily manipulated by his in-laws, he has been bla...
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£25,00
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Gnostic Scriptures Second Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780300208542, Yale University Press, July 2020
744 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 black&white illus.
This definitive introduction to the gnostic scriptures provides a crucial look at the theology, religious atmosphere, and literary traditions of ancient Christianity and Hellenistic Judaism. It provides authoritative translations of ancient texts fro...
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£35,00
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Virus in the Age of Madness
ISBN: PB: 9780300257373, Yale University Press, July 2020
128 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
With medical mysteries, rising death tolls, and conspiracy theories beamed minute by minute through the vast web universe, the coronavirus pandemic has irrevocably altered societies around the world. In this sharp essay, world-renowned philosopher Be...
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£10,99
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Global Reception of Heinrich Wolfflin's Principles of Art History Studies in the History of Art, Volume 82
ISBN: HB: 9780300250473, Yale University Press, July 2020
320 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 70 colour illus., 60 black&white illus.
Can the reception of a single, widely disseminated book offer a historical road map for a global art history? This is the question posed by the editors of this volume of essays, which charts the enduring response to the Swiss art historian Heinrich W...
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£55,00
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Hamlet's Choice Religion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies
ISBN: HB: 9780300247817, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Conspiracies and revolts simmered beneath the surface of Queen Elizabeth's reign. England was riven with tensions created by religious conflict and the prospect of dynastic crisis and regime change. In this rich, incisive account, Peter Lake reveal...
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£35,00
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