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Why Liberalism Works How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All
ISBN: HB: 9780300235081, Yale University Press, December 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The greatest challenges facing humankind, according to Deirdre McCloskey, are poverty and tyranny, both of which hold people back. Arguing for a return to true liberal values, this engaging and accessible book develops, defends, and demonstrates how...
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£20,00
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Object Biographies Collaborative Approaches to Ancient Mediterranean Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300250879, Yale University Press, July 2020
240 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 92 colour and black&white illus.
This innovative presentation of ancient objects in the Menil Collection offers a new model for understanding works from antiquity that lack archaeological context. Editors John North Hopkins, Sarah Kielt Costello, and Paul R. Davis with 11 additional...
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Poulenc A Biography
ISBN: HB: 9780300226508, Yale University Press, April 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 30 colour illus.
Francis Poulenc is a key figure in twentieth-century classical music, as well as an unorthodox and striking individual. Roger Nichols draws upon Poulenc's music and other primary sources to write an authoritative life of this great artist. Although...
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True Creator of Everything How the Human Brain Shaped the Universe as We Know It
ISBN: HB: 9780300244632, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
Renowned neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis introduces readers to a revolutionary new theory of how the human brain evolved to become an organic computer without rival in the known universe. Nicolelis undertakes the first attempt to explain the entirety...
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Miyazakiworld A Life in Art
ISBN: PB: 9780300248593, Yale University Press, January 2020
344 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm, 20 colour illus., 15 black&white illus.
A thirtieth?century toxic jungle, a bathhouse for tired gods, a red?haired fish girl, and a furry woodland spirit – what do these have in common? They all spring from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki, one of the greatest living animators, known worldwide f...
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God's Library The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian Manuscripts
ISBN: PB: 9780300248609, Yale University Press, January 2020
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 73 black&white illus.
In this bold and groundbreaking book, Brent Nongbri provides an up-to-date introduction to the major collections of early Christian manuscripts and demonstrates that much of what we thought we knew about these books and fragments is mistaken. While b...
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£16,99
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God Said This
ISBN: PB: 9780300243635, Yale University Press, October 2019
112 pp., 22.9x14 cm
This is the first Yale Drama Series winner chosen by Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar, who describes the play as conveying a deeply felt sense of the universal – of the perfection of our parents' flawed love for each other and for us; fo...
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Zandra Rhodes 50 Fabulous Years in Fashion
ISBN: HB: 9780300244304, Yale University Press, September 2019
208 pp., 29.2x20.3 cm, 260 colour and black&white illus.
"Zandra Rhodes" provides a luscious documentary of this leading British designer, spanning her 50-year career in fashion and textile design. The book showcases not only Rhodes's work but also her vivid personality and creative energy. Both a fashion...
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That Other World Nabokov and the Puzzle of Exile
ISBN: HB: 9780300158830, Yale University Press, July 2019
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The ruler of a totalitarian state seeks validation from a former schoolmate, now the nation's foremost thinker, in order to access a cultural cache alien to his regime. A literary critic provides commentary on an unfinished poem that both foretells...
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Encounters: Student Book 4 Chinese Language and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780300161656, Yale University Press, March 2019
320 pp., 27.6x21.6 cm, 180 colour illus.
Designed for English-speaking students ready to embark on the adventure of learning Mandarin Chinese, "Encounters" accelerates proficiency and cultural understanding through authentic language and cultural experiences. This fully integrated program i...
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£60,00
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