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Jews of Eighteenth-Century Jamaica A Testamentary History of a Diaspora in Transition
ISBN: HB: 9780300238815, Yale University Press, August 2020
312 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm
Based on last wills and testaments composed by Jamaican Jews between 1673 and 1815, this book explores the social and familial experiences of one of the most critical yet understudied nodes of the Atlantic Portuguese Jewish Diaspora. Stanley Mirvis e...
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£45,00
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Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne Nature Transformed
ISBN: PB: 9780300250848, Yale University Press, August 2020
80 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 40 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
Francois-Xavier (1927-2008) and Claude (1925-2019) Lalanne were a husband-wife team of artists who created inventive and often whimsical works that have been widely admired and collected since the 1960s. This book presents a carefully selected group...
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£25,00
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Under the Red White and Blue Patriotism, Disenchantment and the Stubborn Myth of the Great Gatsby
ISBN: HB: 9780300228908, Yale University Press, July 2020
176 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Renowned critic Greil Marcus takes on the fascinating legacy of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby". An enthralling parable (or a cheap metaphor) of the American Dream as a beckoning finger toward a con game, a kind of virus infecting artists of...
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£18,00
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Bernini's Michelangelo
ISBN: HB: 9780300247732, Yale University Press, June 2020
288 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 143 colour illus.
Gianlorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), like all ambitious artists, imitated eminent predecessors. What set him apart was his lifelong and multifaceted focus on Michelangelo Buonarroti – the master of the previous age. Bernini's Michelangelo is the first co...
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£50,00
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Clock Mirage Our Myth of Measured Time
ISBN: HB: 9780300229325, Yale University Press, June 2020
272 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 22 black&white illus.
What is time? This question has fascinated philosophers, mathematicians, and scientists for thousands of years. Why does time seem to speed up with age? What is its connection with memory, anticipation, and sleep cycles? Award-winning author and ma...
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£20,00
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Anthropocene and the Humanities From Climate Change to a New Age of Sustainability
ISBN: HB: 9780300244236, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 80 black&white illus.
From noted environmental historian Carolyn Merchant, this book focuses on the original concept of the Anthropocene first proposed by Paul Crutzen and Eugene Stoermer in their foundational 2000 paper. It undertakes a broad investigation into the ways...
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£20,00
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Eastern Orthodox Church A New History
ISBN: HB: 9780300218763, Yale University Press, May 2020
376 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm
In this short, accessible account of the Eastern Orthodox Church, John McGuckin begins by tackling the question "What is the Church?" His answer is a clear, historically and theologically rooted portrait of what the Church is for Orthodox Christianit...
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£25,00
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In Search of Meadowlarks Birds, Farms, and Food in Harmony with the Land
ISBN: HB: 9780300237146, Yale University Press, April 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 60 black&white illus.
With predictions of a human population of more than nine billion by the middle of this century and eleven billion by 2100, we stand at a crossroads in our agricultural evolution. In this clear and engaging yet scientifically rigorous book, wildlife b...
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£25,00
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Transmissions
ISBN: PB: 9780300246841, Yale University Press, April 2020
160 pp., 29.8x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
Over the past decade, Nick Mauss (b. 1980) has pursued a hybrid mode of working that melds the roles of curator, artist, and scholar. This catalogue leans heavily into the scholarship side of his practice, building on his 2018 Whitney Museum exhibiti...
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Multifarious Mr. Banks From Botany Bay to Kew, The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World
ISBN: HB: 9780300223835, Yale University Press, April 2020
496 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 48 colour illus.
As official botanist on James Cook's first circumnavigation, the longest-serving president of the Royal Society, advisor to King George III, the "father of Australia", and the man who established Kew as the world's leading botanical garden, Sir Josep...
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