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We Are Cuba! How a Revolutionary People Have Survived in a Post-Soviet World
ISBN: HB: 9780300230031, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union, Cuba faced the start of a crisis that decimated its economy. Helen Yaffe examines the astonishing developments that took place during and beyond this period. Drawing on archival research and interview...
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£18,99
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Forgive Us Our Debts The Intergenerational Dangers of Fiscal Irresponsibility
ISBN: PB: 9780300158632, Yale University Press, September 2019
184 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 black&white illus.
In this immensely timely book, Andrew Yarrow brings the sometimes eye-glazing discussion of national debt down to earth, explaining in accessible terms why federal debt is rising (and will soon rise much faster), what effects it may have on Americans...
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£12,00
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Yi River Commentary on the Book of Changes
ISBN: PB: 9780300218077, Yale University Press, July 2019
576 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 67 black&white illus.
This book is a translation of a key commentary on the "Book of Changes, or Yijing (I Ching)", perhaps the most broadly influential text of classical China. The "Yijing" first appeared as a divination text in Zhou-dynasty China (ca. 1045–256 bce) and...
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£60,00
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Year of Blue Water
ISBN: PB: 9780300242645, ISBN: HB: 9780300242652, Yale University Press, May 2019
96 pp., 21x14 cm
How can a search for self-knowledge reveal art as a site of community? Yanyi's arresting and straightforward poems weave experiences of immigration as a Chinese American, of racism, of mental wellness, and of gender from a queer and trans perspective...
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£14,99
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£30,00
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Shape of a Life One Mathematician's Search for the Universe's Hidden Geometry
ISBN: HB: 9780300235906, Yale University Press, April 2019
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 49 black&white illus.
Harvard geometer and Fields medalist Shing-Tung Yau has provided a mathematical foundation for string theory, offered new insights into black holes, and mathematically demonstrated the stability of our universe. In this autobiography, Yau reflects on...
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£20,00
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Story Time Essays on the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children's Literature
ISBN: PB: 9780300218459, Yale University Press, February 2017
248 pp., 20.3x19 cm, 35 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
The history of children's literature is a growing area of study; this group of essays brings together innovative, scholarly voices to explore the fascinating tales behind many beloved books. The publication mines the "Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collectio...
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£20,00
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Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate Consuming the World
ISBN: PB: 9780300222500, Yale University Press, November 2016
142 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm, 90 colour illus.
Coffee, tea, and chocolate were all the rage in Enlightenment Europe. These fashionable beverages profoundly shaped modes of sociability and patterns of consumption, yet none of the plants required for their preparation was native to the continent: c...
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£16,99
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Gender Nonconformity and the Law
ISBN: HB: 9780300125856, Yale University Press, March 2016
256 pp., 21x14 cm
When the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed, its primary target was the outright exclusion of women from particular jobs. Over time, the Act's scope of protection has expanded to prevent not only discrimination based on sex but also discrimination b...
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£65,00
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Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York's "Other Half" A Complete Catalogue of His Photographs
ISBN: HB: 9780300209167, Yale University Press, October 2015
336 pp., 22.9x30.5 cm, 25 colour illus., 375 duotone, 210 black&white illus.
Danish-born Jacob A. Riis (1849-1914) found success in America as a reporter for the New York Tribune, first documenting crime and later turning his eye to housing reform. As tenement living conditions became unbearable in the wake of massive immigra...
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£40,00
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Realism in the Age of Impressionism Painting and the Politics of Time
ISBN: HB: 9780300208320, Yale University Press, July 2015
272 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 60 colour illus., 75 black&white illus.
The late 1870s and early 1880s were watershed years in the history of French painting. As outgoing economic and social structures were being replaced by a capitalist, measured time, Impressionist artists sought to create works that could be perceived...
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£55,00
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