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Encounters: Student Book 4 Chinese Language and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780300161656, Yale University Press, December 2018
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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Miyazakiworld A Life in Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300226850, Yale University Press, October 2018
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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£20,00
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Hairy Who? 1966-1969
ISBN: HB: 9780300236903, Yale University Press, October 2018
256 pp., 29.2x20.3 cm, 220 colour and black&white illus.
This generously illustrated catalogue explores the history and significance of the Hairy Who, a group of six Chicago artists who transformed imagery from popular culture into highly personal works of art in a variety of media. New scholarship based o...
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£40,00
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African Sculptures and Forms
ISBN: HB: 9788874398317, 5 Continents Editions, September 2018
288 pp., 28.5x24 cm, colour illus.
At the turn of the twentieth century, in particular Gauguin, Picasso, Matisse and later the Surrealists, then others right up till the present day, Western artists have drawn on the arts of Africa for inspiration. How can this constant impact ever be...
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£52,00
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Menasseh ben Israel Rabbi of Amsterdam
ISBN: HB: 9780300224108, Yale University Press, August 2018
312 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Menasseh ben Israel (1604-1657) was among the most accomplished and cosmopolitan rabbis of his time, and a pivotal intellectual figure in early modern Jewish history. He was one of the three rabbis of the "Portuguese Nation" in Amsterdam, a community...
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£16,99
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Dark Inheritance Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica
ISBN: HB: 9780300225556, Yale University Press, August 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white illus.
Focusing on Jamaica, Britain's most valuable colony in the Americas by the mid-eighteenth century, Brooke Newman explores the relationship between racial classifications and the inherited rights and privileges associated with British subject status....
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£45,00
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God's Library The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian Manuscripts
ISBN: HB: 9780300215410, Yale University Press, August 2018
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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£25,00
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Art and Violence in Early Renaissance Florence
ISBN: HB: 9780300233513, Yale University Press, June 2018
320 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 233 colour and black&white illus.
This study is the first to examine the relationship between art and violence in 15th-century Florence, exposing the underbelly of a period more often celebrated for enlightened and progressive ideas. Renaissance Florentines were constantly subjected...
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Hitler and Film The Fuhrer's Hidden Passion
ISBN: HB: 9780300200362, Yale University Press, March 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
A presence in Third Reich cinema, Adolf Hitler also personally financed, ordered, and censored films and newsreels and engaged in complex relationships with their stars and directors. Here, Bill Niven offers a powerful argument for reconsidering Hitl...
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£25,00
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Philo of Alexandria An Intellectual Biography
ISBN: HB: 9780300175233, Yale University Press, February 2018
344 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Philo was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who left behind one of the richest bodies of work from antiquity, yet his personality and intellectual development have remained a riddle. Maren Niehoff presents the first biography of Philo, arguing that hi...
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£35,00
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