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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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Lions' Den Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky
ISBN: PB: 9780300251845, ISBN: HB: 9780300222982, Yale University Press, July 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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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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Stan Lee A Life in Comics
ISBN: HB: 9780300230345, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 36 black&white illus.
Few artists have had as much of an impact on American popular culture as Stan Lee. The characters he created – Spider-Man and Iron Man, the X-Men and the Fantastic Four – occupy Hollywood's imagination and production schedules, generate billions at t...
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Tea War A History of Capitalism in China and India
ISBN: HB: 9780300243734, Yale University Press, June 2020
360 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 25 black&white illus.
Tea remains the world's most popular commercial drink today, and at the turn of the twentieth century, it represented the largest export industry of both China and colonial India. In analyzing the global competition between Chinese and Indian tea, An...
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Challenges of Multilateralism
ISBN: PB: 9780300230451, Yale University Press, May 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Multilateral initiatives have brought about striking, yet diverging, results. International organizations often struggle with the nationalist impulses of member states, different and shifting goals, and a lack of enforcement methods. Here, Kathryn La...
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True History of Merlin the Magician
ISBN: PB: 9780300253085, ISBN: HB: 9780300144895, Yale University Press, April 2020
272 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 10 black&white illus.
Merlin the Magician has remained an enthralling and curious individual since the idea was first invented in the twelfth century in the pages of Geoffrey of Monmouth's "History of the Kings of Britain". But although the Merlin of literature and Arthur...
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Tudor Textiles
ISBN: HB: 9780300244120, Yale University Press, April 2020
208 pp., 26.6x21.5 cm, 132 colour illus.
At the Tudor Court, textiles were ubiquitous in decor and ceremony. Tapestries, embroideries, carpets, and hangings were more highly esteemed than paintings and other forms of decorative art. Indeed, in 16th-century Europe, fine textiles were so cost...
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El Greco Ambition and Defiance
ISBN: HB: 9780300250824, Yale University Press, March 2020
208 pp., 33x22.8 cm, 137 colour and black&white illus.
Renowned for a singular artistic vision, Domenikos Theotokopoulos, known as El Greco (1541-1614), developed his distinctive painting style as he assiduously pursued professional success. This fresh and engaging survey of El Greco's work explores vari...
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Provincializing Global History Money, Ideas, and Things in the Languedoc, 1680-1830
ISBN: HB: 9780300237160, Yale University Press, February 2020
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 7 black&white illus.
"Provincializing Global History" explores the subtle transformation of the coastal province of the Languedoc in the eighteenth century. Mining a wealth of archival sources, James Livesey unveils how provincial elites and peasant households unwittingl...
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