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Great Delusion Liberal Dreams and International Realities
ISBN: HB: 9780300234190, Yale University Press, November 2018
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this major statement, the renowned international-relations scholar John Mearsheimer argues that liberal hegemony, the foreign policy pursued by the United States since the Cold War ended, is doomed to fail. It makes far more sense, he maintains, f...
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Jasper Johns Catalogue Raisonne of Drawings
ISBN: HB: 9780300229349, Yale University Press, November 2018
1888 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 870 colour illus.
Six decades of both iconic and intimate works by Jasper Johns (b. 1930), who is still producing at the age of 88, are given their full due in this magnificent multi-volume publication. Featuring exquisite full-page illustrations of all 813 known draw...
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£1 200,00
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Posing Modernity The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today
ISBN: HB: 9780300229066, Yale University Press, November 2018
224 pp., 26x22.9 cm, 177 colour illus.
This revelatory study investigates how changing modes of representing the black female figure were foundational to the development of modern art. "Posing Modernity" examines the legacy of Edouard Manet's "Olympia" (1863), arguing that this radical pa...
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Beowulf
ISBN: PB: 9780300236668, ISBN: HB: 9780300228885, Yale University Press, October 2018
264 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 black&white illus.
"Beowulf" tells the story of a Scandinavian hero who defeats three evil creatures – a huge, cannibalistic ogre named Grendel, Grendel's monstrous mother, and a dragon – and then dies, mortally wounded during his last encounter. If the definition of a...
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Sleep of Memory
ISBN: HB: 9780300238303, Yale University Press, October 2018
136 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Patrick Modiano's first book since his 2014 Nobel Prize revisits moments of the author's past to produce a spare yet moving reflection on the destructive underside of love, the dreams and follies of youth, the vagaries of memory, and the melancholy o...
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£16,00
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Old Paris and Changing New York Photographs by Eugene Atget and Berenice Abbott
ISBN: HB: 9780300235791, Yale University Press, October 2018
156 pp., 29.2x25.4 cm, 100 colour illus.
In this comprehensive study, Kevin Moore examines the relationship between Eugene Atget (1857-1927) and Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) and the nuances of their individual photographic projects. Abbott and Atget met in Man Ray's Paris studio in the early...
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Red Flags Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy
ISBN: HB: 9780300233193, Yale University Press, September 2018
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Under President Xi Jinping, China has become a large and confident power both at home and abroad, but the country also faces serious challenges. In this critical take on China's future, economist George Magnus explores four key traps that China must...
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Eye on the West Photography and the Contemporary West
ISBN: HB: 9780300232851, Yale University Press, September 2018
112 pp., 29.2x27.9 cm, 34 colour and black&white illus.
The histories of the North American West and photography have been intertwined since photography reached America. From the middle of the 19th century, images of the West have continuously played a significant role in defining the ways the region is p...
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On My Aunt's Shallow Grave White Roses Have Already Bloomed
ISBN: PB: 9780300215762, Yale University Press, September 2018
200 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
This collection assembles sixteen of Maria Mitsora's short stories in what adds up to be a retrospective of the author's work, spanning forty years. Moving across the urban netherworld of Athens to imagined Latin American towns and science-fiction dy...
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Corot Women
ISBN: HB: 9780300236736, Yale University Press, September 2018
176 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 99 colour illus.
The women painted by Camille Corot (1796-1875) read, dream, and gaze at the viewer, conveying an independent spirit and a sense of their inner lives. Corot's handling of color and his deft, delicate touch applied to the female form resulted in pictur...
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