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European Seaborne Empires From the Thirty Years' War to the Age of Revolutions
ISBN: PB: 9780300205152, Yale University Press, July 2019
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
In this thematic survey, Gabriel Paquette focuses on the development of the Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, and Dutch overseas empires in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He draws on recent advances in the field to re-examine their dev...
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Emperor A New Life of Charles V
ISBN: HB: 9780300196528, Yale University Press, May 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 colour illus., 24 black&white illus.
The life of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), ruler of Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and much of Italy and Central and South America, has long intrigued biographers. But the elusive nature of the man (despite an abundance of documentation), his relen...
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Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300222784, Yale University Press, May 2019
424 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
If Vasily Grossman's 1961 masterpiece, "Life and Fate", had been published during his lifetime, it would have reached the world together with Pasternak's "Doctor Zhivago" and before Solzhenitsyn's "Gulag". But "Life and Fate" was seized by the KGB. W...
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Hertfordshire Buildings of England (New Edition)
ISBN: HB: 9780300223903, Yale University Press, March 2019
804 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
This fully revised and up-to-date guide to the architecture of Hertfordshire is an eye-opening introduction to the wealth of fine buildings that can be found right on London's doorstep. Hertfordshire is one of the smallest English counties, largely r...
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£35,00
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Bouguereau and America
ISBN: HB: 9780300241358, Yale University Press, March 2019
192 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm, 114 colour illus.
Seeking to bring Gallic sophistication and worldly elegance into their galleries and drawing rooms, wealthy Americans of the late 19th and early 20th centuries collected the work of William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905) in record numbers. This fasci...
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Rise of Everyday Design The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America
ISBN: HB: 9780300234985, Yale University Press, March 2019
256 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 210 colour illus.
In its spread from Britain to the United States, the Arts and Crafts Movement evolved from its roots in individual craftsmanship to a mainstream trend increasingly adapted for mass production by American retailers. Inspired by John Ruskin in Britain...
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Bookshop of the World Making and Trading Books in the Dutch Golden Age
ISBN: HB: 9780300230079, Yale University Press, March 2019
496 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 70 colour illus.
The Dutch Golden Age has long been seen as the age of Rembrandt and Vermeer, whose paintings captured the public imagination and came to represent the marvel that was the Dutch Republic. Yet there is another, largely overlooked marvel in the Dutch wo...
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Monumental Journey The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey
ISBN: HB: 9781588396631, Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 2019
252 pp., 24.1x26.7 cm, 206 colour illus.
In 1842, the pioneering French photographer Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (1804-1892) set out eastward across the Mediterranean with a custom-built camera to explore ancient lands that were largely unknown to the Western world. This book is the...
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John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonne, Volume 5: 2005-2010
ISBN: HB: 9780300243529, Yale University Press, January 2019
544 pp., 29.2x25.1 cm, 424 colour illus., 15 black&white illus.
The fifth volume of the "John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonne" compiles the approximately 367 works made by the influential American conceptual artist (b. 1931) from 2005 through 2010. During these years, the artist undertook a number of series, includ...
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Restraining Great Powers Soft Balancing from Empires to the Global Era
ISBN: HB: 9780300228489, Yale University Press, November 2018
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
At the end of the Cold War, the United States emerged as the world's most powerful state, and then used that power to initiate wars against smaller countries in the Middle East and South Asia. According to balance-of-power theory – the bedrock of rea...
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