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Divine Bodies Resurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity
ISBN: HB: 9780300179767, Yale University Press, July 2019
208 pp., 21x14 cm
When people talk about the resurrection they often assume that the bodies in the afterlife will be perfect. But which version of our bodies gets resurrected – young or old, healthy or sick, real-to-life or idealized? What bodily qualities must be rec...
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£35,00
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Jerusalem City of the Book
ISBN: HB: 9780300222852, Yale University Press, June 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 colour illus., 23 black&white illus.
In this enchanting book, Merav Mack and Benjamin Balint explore Jerusalem's libraries to tell the story of this city as a place where some of the world's most enduring ideas were put into words. The writers of Jerusalem, although renowned the world o...
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Packing My Library An Elegy and Ten Digressions
ISBN: PB: 9780300244526, ISBN: HB: 9780300219333, Yale University Press, June 2019
160 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
A best-selling author and world-renowned bibliophile meditates on his vast personal library and champions the vital role of all libraries. In June 2015 Alberto Manguel prepared to leave his centuries-old village home in France's Loire Valley and ree...
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N. C. Wyeth New Perspectives
ISBN: PB: 9780300243680, Yale University Press, June 2019
216 pp., 27.9x24.8 cm, 158 colour illus.
N. C. Wyeth (1882-1945) was widely renowned for his iconic images of characters such as King Arthur, Robin Hood, and Robinson Crusoe that were reproduced as illustrations for books and magazines. The patriarch of the Wyeth family, father of Andrew Wy...
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£30,00
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Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy How America's Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest
ISBN: PB: 9780300244533, ISBN: HB: 9780300211450, Yale University Press, May 2019
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A fierce critique of civil religion as the taproot of America's bid for global hegemony Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Walter A. McDougall argues powerfully that a pervasive but radically changing faith that "God is on our side" has inspired U.S. f...
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Martin Buber A Life of Faith and Dissent
ISBN: HB: 9780300153040, Yale University Press, May 2019
440 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
An authority on the twentieth-century philosopher Martin Buber (1878-1965), Paul Mendes-Flohr offers the first major biography in English in thirty years of this seminal modern Jewish thinker. Organized around several key moments – such as his sudden...
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Young Victoria
ISBN: HB: 9780300238877, Yale University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 200 colour illus.
This beautiful, extensively researched volume investigates the birth and early life of one of the most familiar British monarchs, Queen Victoria (1819-1901). A wealth of material, including many unexamined sources and unpublished images, sheds new li...
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Snapshots
ISBN: PB: 9780300218497, Yale University Press, April 2019
152 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
The internationally acclaimed author Claudio Magris offers a collection of brief "snapshots" reflecting on life and culture from 1999 to 2013 through his very personal lens. Some pieces portray private, intimate moments, while others offer views on p...
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For America Paintings from the National Academy of Design
ISBN: PB: 9780300244281, Yale University Press, April 2019
304 pp., 27.9x21 cm, 200 colour illus.
This stunning book provides an unprecedented glimpse into the past two centuries of American art, tracing artistic tradition and innovation at the National Academy of Design from its 19th-century founding to the present. The nation's oldest artist ho...
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£45,00
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Arabs A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires
ISBN: PB: 9780300180282, Yale University Press, March 2019
656 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 26 colour illus., 4 maps
This kaleidoscopic book covers almost 3,000 years of Arab history and shines a light on the footloose Arab peoples and tribes who conquered lands and disseminated their language and culture over vast distances. Tracing this process to the origins of...
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