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Roni Horn When I Breathe, I Draw
ISBN: HB: 9780300233155, Yale University Press, March 2019
130 pp., 24.1x19 cm , 55 colour and black&white illus.
Describing drawing as her "primary activity", for over thirty years, Roni Horn (b. 1955) has created innovative and experimental works on paper marked by both conceptual and technical complexity. This carefully curated survey of the artist's drawings...
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Race, Nation, Translation South African Essays, 1990-2013
ISBN: HB: 9780300226171, Yale University Press, January 2019
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 7 black&white illus.
The most significant nonfiction writings of Zoe Wicomb, one of South Africa's leading authors and intellectuals, are collected here for the first time in a single volume. This compilation features critical essays on the works of such prominent South...
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Social Life of Books Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home
ISBN: PB: 9780300240252, ISBN: HB: 9780300208290, Yale University Press, January 2019
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 57 black&white illus.
A vivid exploration of the evolution of reading as an essential social and domestic activity during the eighteenth century. Two centuries before the advent of radio, television, and motion pictures, books were a cherished form of popular entertainme...
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Lola Alvarez Bravo Picturing Mexico
ISBN: HB: 9780300238709, Yale University Press, November 2018
96 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm , 70 colour illus.
This stunning and lyrical volume highlights the personal work of Lola Alvarez Bravo (1903-1993), one of Mexico's foremost photographers. alvarez Bravo worked as a photojournalist, commercial photographer, portraitist, and educator and played a critic...
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National Gallery Catalogues The Eighteenth-Century French Paintings
ISBN: HB: 9781857093384, Yale University Press, November 2018
632 pp., 28.6x21.6 cm , 440 colour illus.
The impressive collection of 18th-century French paintings at the National Gallery, London, includes important works by Boucher, Chardin, David, Fragonard, Watteau, and many others. This volume presents over seventy detailed and extensively illustrat...
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Dangers of Christian Practice On Wayward Gifts, Characteristic Damage, and Sin
ISBN: HB: 9780300215823, Yale University Press, October 2018
240 pp., 21x14 cm , 1 black&white illus.
Sometimes, beloved and treasured Christian practices go horrifyingly wrong, extending violence rather than promoting its healing. In this bracing book, Lauren Winner provocatively challenges the assumption that the church possesses a set of immaculat...
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All Measures Short of War The Contest for the Twenty-First Century and the Future of American Power
ISBN: PB: 9780300240276, ISBN: HB: 9780300223286, Yale University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A groundbreaking look at the future of great power competition in an age of globalization and what the United States can do in response. The two decades after the Cold War saw unprecedented cooperation between the major powers as the world converged...
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Empresses of China's Forbidden City, 1644-1912
ISBN: HB: 9780300237085, Yale University Press, September 2018
264 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm , 220 colour and black&white illus.
Empresses in the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) played an influential role in the imperial court and the cosmopolitan culture of their time. Offering compelling insights into the material culture, activities, and living spaces of Qing empresses, this lavis...
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Agents of Faith Votive Objects in Time and Place
ISBN: HB: 9780300222968, Yale University Press, September 2018
384 pp., 30.5x21.6 cm , 250 colour illus., 60 black&white illus.
Votive objects or ex-votos are a broad category of material artifacts produced with the intention of being offered as acts of faith. Common across historical periods, religions, and cultures, they are presented as tokens of gratitude for prayers answ...
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American Enlightenments Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason
ISBN: PB: 9780300240269, ISBN: HB: 9780300192575, Yale University Press, September 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 37 black&white illus.
A provocative reassessment of the concept of an American golden age of European-born reason and intellectual curiosity in the years following the Revolutionary War The accepted myth of the "American Enlightenment" suggests that the rejection of monar...
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