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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, June 2019
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm , 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
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£45,00
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Misinformation Age How False Beliefs Spread
ISBN: HB: 9780300234015, Yale University Press, January 2019
280 pp., 21x14 cm
Why should we care about having true beliefs? And why do demonstrably false beliefs persist and spread despite consequences for the people who hold them? Philosophers of science Cailin O'Connor and James Weatherall argue that social factors, rather t...
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£18,00
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History of the Future in Colonial Mexico
ISBN: HB: 9780300233933, Yale University Press, January 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 12 black&white illus.
Going against the grain of most existing scholarship, Matthew D. O'Hara explores the archives of colonial Mexico to uncover a history of "futuremaking." While historians and historical anthropologists of Latin America have long focused on historical...
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£27,00
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Serious Play Design in Midcentury America
ISBN: HB: 9780300234220, Yale University Press, October 2018
256 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm , 153 colour illus., 51 black&white illus.
This spirited volume shows how postwar designers embraced whimsy and eclecticism in their work, exploring playfulness as an essential construct of modernity. Following World War II, Americans began accumulating more and more goods, spurring a transfo...
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Hampshire: South The Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300225037, Yale University Press, September 2018
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm , 120 colour illus.
This volume, a companion to "Hampshire: Winchester and the North", covers the county's southern half, from the woodland and heath of the New Forest to the cities along the Solent, and from remote Saxon churches to Modernist seaside villas. The origin...
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£35,00
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Hugh Lane The Art Market and the Art Museum, 1893-1915
ISBN: HB: 9780300236583, Yale University Press, September 2018
320 pp., 25.4x19 cm , 95 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
This book charts a geography of the art market and the art museum in the early 20th century through the legacy of one influential dealer. Born in Ireland, Hugh Lane (1875-1915) established himself in London in the 1890s. With little formal education...
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Hubert Humphrey The Conscience of the Country
ISBN: HB: 9780300222395, Yale University Press, August 2018
512 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 35 black&white illus.
Hubert Humphrey (1911-1978) was one of the great liberal leaders of postwar American politics, yet because he never made it to the Oval Office he has been largely overlooked by biographers. His career encompassed three well?known high points: the civ...
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£25,00
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Charles White A Retrospective
ISBN: HB: 9780300232981, Yale University Press, June 2018
248 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm , 193 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
Charles White (1918-1979) is best known for bold, large-scale paintings and drawings of African Americans, meticulously executed works that depict human relationships and socioeconomic struggles with a remarkable sensitivity. This comprehensive study...
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Dangerous Years Climate Change, the Long Emergency, and the Way Forward
ISBN: PB: 9780300234602, ISBN: HB: 9780300222814, Yale University Press, May 2018
320 pp., 21x14 cm
A leading environmental thinker takes a hard look at the obstacles and possibilities on the long road to sustainability This gripping, deeply thoughtful book considers future of civilization in the light of what we know about climate change and relat...
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Diamonds An Early History of the King of Gems
ISBN: HB: 9780300215663, Yale University Press, April 2018
408 pp., 23.8x17.1 cm , 142 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
This richly illustrated history of diamonds illuminates myriad facets of the "king of gems", including a cast of larger-than-life characters such as Alexander the Great, the Mughal emperor Jahangir, and East India Company adventurers. It's an in-dept...
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