art, academic and non-fiction books
publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

Name your list

Sort and filter the results:
Last Shah America, Iran, and the Fall of the Pahlavi Dynasty
ISBN: HB: 9780300217797, Yale University Press, February 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Offering a new view of one of America's most important, infamously strained, and widely misunderstood relationships of the postwar era, this book tells the history of America and Iran from the time the last shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, was placed on...
HB:
£25,00
QTY:
On the Viewing Platform The Panorama between Canvas and Screen
ISBN: HB: 9780300184792, Yale University Press, November 2020
324 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 160 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
This ambitious volume presents a multifaceted account of the legacy of the circular painted panorama and its far-reaching influence on art, photography, film, and architecture. From its 18th-century origins, the panorama quickly became a global mass-...
HB:
£65,00
QTY:
Marking Time Objects, People, and Their Lives, 1500-1800
ISBN: HB: 9780300254105, Yale University Press, October 2020
512 pp., 26.4x20 cm, 460 illus.
The period from 1500 to 1800 in England was one of extraordinary social transformations, many having to do with the way time itself was understood, measured, and recorded. Through a focused exploration of an extensive private collection of fine and d...
HB:
£50,00
QTY:
Murder and the Movies
ISBN: HB: 9780300220018, Yale University Press, September 2020
240 pp., 21.6x14 cm
How many acts of murder have each of us followed on a screen? What does that say about us? Do we remain law-abiding citizens who wouldn't hurt a fly? Film historian David Thomson, known for wit and subversiveness, leads us into this very delicate sub...
HB:
£16,99
QTY:
James Ensor Chronicle of His Life, 1860-1949
ISBN: PB: 9780300253979, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, September 2020
224 pp., 24.8x20 cm, 200 illus.
The Belgian artist James Ensor (1860-1949) was a major figure in the Belgian avant-garde of the late 19th century and an important precursor to the development of Expressionism in the early 20th century. Daring and socially engaged, Ensor included po...
PB:
£30,00
QTY:
Diabetes A History of Race and Disease
ISBN: HB: 9780300228991, Yale University Press, September 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
Who is considered most at risk for diabetes, and why? In this thorough, engaging book, historian Arleen Tuchman examines and critiques how these questions have been answered by both the public and medical communities for over a century in the United...
HB:
£25,00
QTY:
Crusader Strategy Defending the Holy Land
ISBN: HB: 9780300253115, Yale University Press, August 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Medieval states, and particularly crusader societies, often have been considered brutish and culturally isolated. It seems unlikely that they could develop "strategy" in any meaningful sense. However, the crusaders were actually highly organized in t...
HB:
£25,00
QTY:
Living Pictures Jan van Eyck and Painting's First Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300247572, Yale University Press, July 2020
192 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 95 colour illus.
When Jan van Eyck (c. 1390-1441) completed the revolutionary Ghent Altarpiece in 1432, it was unprecedented in European visual culture. His novel visual strategies, including lifelike detail, not only helped make painting the defining medium of Weste...
HB:
£50,00
QTY:
Taking Back the Constitution Activist Judges and the Next Age of American Law
ISBN: HB: 9780300245981, Yale University Press, July 2020
320 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 1 black&white illus.
The Supreme Court has never simply evaluated laws and arguments in light of permanent and immutable constitutional meanings, and social, moral, and yes, political ideas have always played into Supreme Court justices' impressions of how they think a c...
HB:
£25,00
QTY:
London's New Scene Art and Culture in the 1960s
ISBN: HB: 9781913107109, Yale University Press, June 2020
416 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 80 colour illus., 120 black&white illus.
In the 1960s, London became a vibrant hub of artistic production. Postwar reconstruction, jet air travel, television arts programs, new color supplements, a generation of young artists, dealers, and curators, the influx of international film companie...
HB:
£35,00
QTY: