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Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300219036, Yale University Press, February 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
In his classic "The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism", Max Weber famously showed how Christian beliefs and practices could shape persons in line with capitalism. In this significant reimagining of Weber's work, Kathryn Tanner provocative...
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Edward Ruscha Catalogue Raisonne of the Works on Paper, Volume 2: 1977-1997
ISBN: HB: 9780300214666, Yale University Press, January 2019
450 pp., 29.8x24.1 cm, 1060 colour illus., 12 black&white illus.
Volume 2 of this exceptional catalogue raisonn project compiles the unique works on paper that Edward Ruscha (b. 1937) made between 1977 and 1997, the artist's midcareer period, during which he achieved international renown. More than 1,000 works are...
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Art of Graphic Design 30th Anniversary Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780300238570, Yale University Press, November 2018
248 pp., 34x24.3 cm, 272 colour illus., 38 black&white illus.
Bradbury Thompson (1911-1995) remains one of the most admired and influential graphic designers of the twentieth century, having trained a generation of design students while on the faculty of the Yale School of Art for more than thirty years. The ar...
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Art of Native America The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781588396624, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
272 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 200 colour illus.
This landmark publication presents Native American art within the broader context of American art history, through an examination of notable works from a major private collection. The insightful texts provide a new evaluation of the art, culture, and...
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Christina Rossetti Poetry in Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300234862, Yale University Press, October 2018
192 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) is among the greatest of English Victorian poets. The intensity of her vision, her colloquial style, and the lyrical quality of her verse still speak powerfully to us today, while her striking imagery has always inspire...
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Empress Queen Victoria and India
ISBN: HB: 9780300118094, Yale University Press, August 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus.
In this engaging and controversial book, Miles Taylor shows how both Victoria and Albert were spellbound by India, and argues that the Queen was humanely, intelligently, and passionately involved with the country throughout her reign and not just in...
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Crusader Armies 1099-1187
ISBN: HB: 9780300218145, Yale University Press, July 2018
424 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 colour illus., 21 maps
During the Crusades, the Western and Muslim armies developed various highly sophisticated strategies of both attack and defense, which evolved during the course of the battles. In this ambitious new work, Steve Tibble draws on a wide range of Muslim...
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In Pursuit of Civility Manners and Civilization in Early Modern England
ISBN: HB: 9780300235777, Yale University Press, June 2018
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 colour illus.
What did it mean to be 'civilized' in Early Modern England? Keith Thomas's seminal studies "Religion and the Decline of Magic, Man and the Natural World", and "The Ends of Life", explored the beliefs, values and social practices of the years betwe...
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Twitter and Tear Gas The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest
ISBN: PB: 9780300234176, ISBN: HB: 9780300215120, Yale University Press, June 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A firsthand account and incisive analysis of modern protest, revealing internet-fueled social movements' greatest strengths and frequent challenges. To understand a thwarted Turkish coup, an anti–Wall Street encampment, and a packed Tahrir Square, w...
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Politics of Parody A Literary History of Caricature, 1760-1830
ISBN: HB: 9780300223750, Yale University Press, May 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 76 black&white illus.
This engaging study explores how the works of Shakespeare, Milton, Swift, and others were taken up by caricaturists as a means of helping the eighteenth-century British public make sense of political issues, outrages, and personalities. The first in-...
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