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Emperor A New Life of Charles V
ISBN: HB: 9780300196528, Yale University Press, April 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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£25,00
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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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Oscar G. Rejlander Artist Photographer
ISBN: HB: 9780300237092, Yale University Press, November 2018
300 pp., 29.8x24.8 cm, 225 colour and black&white illus.
Oscar G. Rejlander (1813-1875) was a Swedish-born photographer who pioneered the genre of art photography. He is best known for combining negatives to form elaborate allegorical compositions and for his ability to communicate expression through his p...
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Le Corbusier Drawing as Process
ISBN: HB: 9780300230994, Yale University Press, November 2018
304 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 362 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
"Each day of my life has been dedicated in part to drawing. I have never stopped drawing and painting, seeking, where I could find them, the secrets of form" – Le Corbusier Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier (1887-1965), is famous for...
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£35,00
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Guermantes Way In Search of Lost Time, Volume 3
ISBN: PB: 9780300186192, Yale University Press, November 2018
680 pp., 23.5x19 cm, 3 black&white illus.
Marcel Proust's monumental seven-part novel "In Search of Lost Time" is considered by many to be the greatest novel of the twentieth century. This edition of volume three, "The Guermantes Way", is edited and annotated by noted Proust scholar William...
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£18,99
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Bedroom An Intimate History
ISBN: HB: 9780300167092, Yale University Press, October 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The winner of France's prestigious Prix Femina Essai (2009), this imaginative and captivating book explores the many dimensions of the room in which we spend so much of our lives – the bedroom. Eminent cultural historian Michelle Perrot traces the ev...
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Classical Music Lover's Companion to Orchestral Music
ISBN: HB: 9780300120691, Yale University Press, October 2018
1024 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
Robert Philip, scholar, broadcaster, and musician, has compiled an essential handbook for lovers of classical music, designed to enhance their listening experience to the full. Covering four hundred works by sixty-eight composers from Corelli to Shos...
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Robert the Bruce King of the Scots
ISBN: PB: 9780300240313, Yale University Press, July 2018
456 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 16 pp. black&white illus.
Robert the Bruce (1274-1329) famously defeated the English at Bannockburn and became the hero king responsible for Scottish independence. In this fascinating new biography of the renowned warrior, Michael Penman focuses on Robert's kingship in the fi...
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Luluwa Central African Art Between Heaven and Earth
ISBN: HB: 9780300222487, Mercatorfonds, June 2018
240 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm, 175 colour illus., 25 black&white illus.
Living in the region between the Lubudi and Kasai rivers in south central Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Luluwa people are known for their elaborately carved male and female figure sculptures, masks, and decorative arts. Constantine Petridis d...
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Ecologies of Witnessing Language, Place, and Holocaust Testimony
ISBN: HB: 9780300226041, Yale University Press, June 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 7 black&white illus.
This groundbreaking work rethinks conventional wisdom about Holocaust testimony, focusing on the power of language and place to shape personal narrative. Oral histories of Lithuanian Jews serve as the textual base for this exploration. Comparing the...
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