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Field of Cloth of Gold
ISBN: PB: 9780300248029, ISBN: HB: 9780300148862, Yale University Press, June 2020
288 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Glenn Richardson provides the first history in more than four decades of a major Tudor event: an extraordinary international gathering of Renaissance rulers unparalleled in its opulence, pageantry, controversy and mystery. Throughout most of the late...
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Henry Scott Tuke
ISBN: HB: 9780300247589, Yale University Press, June 2020
160 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 130 colour illus.
Famed for his depictions of sun, sea, and sailing during a late Victorian and Edwardian golden age, the British painter Henry Scott Tuke RA (1858-1929) is an intriguing artistic anomaly. Moving between Cornish-based artist colonies and the London art...
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Lonely Crowd A Study of the Changing American Character
ISBN: PB: 9780300246735, Yale University Press, May 2020
376 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Considered by many to be one of the most influential books of the twentieth century, "The Lonely Crowd" opened exciting new dimensions in our understanding of the problems confronting the individual in twentieth-century America. Richard Sennett's new...
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Responsible Parties Saving Democracy from Itself
ISBN: PB: 9780300251944, ISBN: HB: 9780300232752, Yale University Press, May 2020
336 pp., 21x14 cm, 12 black&white illus.
In recent decades, democracies across the world have adopted measures to increase popular involvement in political decisions. Parties have turned to primaries and local caucuses to select candidates; ballot initiatives and referenda allow citizens to...
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Anger The Conflicted History of an Emotion
ISBN: HB: 9780300221428, Yale University Press, May 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 13 colour illus.
All of us think we know when we are angry, and we are sure we can recognize anger in others as well. But this is only superficially true. We see anger through lenses colored by what we know, experience, and learn. Barbara H. Rosenwein traces our man...
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Sean Scully The Shape of Ideas
ISBN: HB: 9780876332955, Yale University Press, May 2020
256 pp., 30.4x25.4 cm, 195 colour and black&white illus.
In a sustained exploration of the possibilities of abstraction, Sean Scully (b. 1945) has created a rich body of work throughout his 50-year career. "Sean Scully: The Shape of Ideas" sets his entire output within a detailed biographical framework, cl...
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Allah God in the Qur'an
ISBN: HB: 9780300246582, Yale University Press, April 2020
344 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
The central figure of the Qur'an is not Muhammad but Allah. The Qur'an, Islam's sacred scripture, is marked above all by its call to worship Allah, and Allah alone. Yet who is the God of the Qur'an? What distinguishes the qur'anic presentation of God...
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Back in Fashion Western Fashion from the Middle Ages to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9780300218848, Yale University Press, April 2020
288 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 240 colour and black&white illus.
This engaging volume tells the history of Western fashion, exploring how and why it has influenced people's attitudes, actions, and beliefs since the Middle Ages. "Back in Fashion" focuses on themes specific to particular periods – such as the signif...
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That One Should Disdain Hardships The Teachings of a Roman Stoic
ISBN: HB: 9780300226034, Yale University Press, April 2020
160 pp., 17.7x12 cm
The Stoic philosopher Musonius Rufus was one of the most influential teachers of his era, imperial Rome, and his message still resonates with startling clarity today. Alongside Stoics like Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius, he emphasized ethics...
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Age of Undress Art, Fashion, and the Classical Ideal in the 1790s
ISBN: HB: 9780300241204, Yale University Press, March 2020
216 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 180 colour illus.
"The Age of Undress" explores the emergence and meaning of neoclassical dress in the 1790s, tracing its evolution from Naples to London and Paris over the course of a single decade. The neoclassical style of clothing – often referred to as robe a la...
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