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God's Library The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian Manuscripts
ISBN: PB: 9780300248609, ISBN: HB: 9780300215410, 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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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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Miyazakiworld A Life in Art
ISBN: PB: 9780300248593, 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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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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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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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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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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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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