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Seeing Trees A History of Street Trees in New York City and Berlin
ISBN: HB: 9780300225785, Yale University Press, February 2019
328 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 20 colour illus., 120 black&white illus.
Today, cities around the globe are planting street trees to mitigate the effects of climate change. However, as landscape historian Sonja Dumpelmann explains, this is not a new phenomenon. In her eye-opening work, Dumpelmann shows how New York City a...
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£35,00
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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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Ganges The Many Pasts of an Indian River
ISBN: HB: 9780300119169, Yale University Press, January 2019
456 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 66 black&white illus.
Originating in the Himalayas and flowing into the Bay of Bengal, the Ganges is India's most important and sacred river. In this unprecedented work, historian Sudipta Sen tells the story of the Ganges, from the communities that arose on its banks to t...
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Haunted On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds
ISBN: PB: 9780300239997, ISBN: HB: 9780300203806, Yale University Press, October 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
An award-winning scholar and author charts four hundred years of monsters and how they reflect the culture that created them Leo Braudy, a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, has won accolades for rev...
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Vampire A New History
ISBN: HB: 9780300232233, Yale University Press, October 2018
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 colour illus., 4 black&white illus.
Published to mark the bicentenary of John Polidori's publication of "The Vampyre", Nick Groom's detailed new account illuminates the complex history of the iconic creature. The vampire first came to public prominence in the early eighteenth century,...
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Bedroom An Intimate History
ISBN: HB: 9780300167092, Yale University Press, October 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The winner of France's prestigious Prix Femina Essai (2009), this imaginative and captivating book explores the many dimensions of the room in which we spend so much of our lives – the bedroom. Eminent cultural historian Michelle Perrot traces the ev...
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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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Witch A History of Fear, from Ancient Times to the Present
ISBN: PB: 9780300238679, ISBN: HB: 9780300229042, Yale University Press, September 2018
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
The witch came to prominence – and often a painful death – in early modern Europe, yet her origins are much more geographically diverse and historically deep. In this landmark book, Ronald Hutton traces witchcraft from the ancient world to the early-...
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Fabulous The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric
ISBN: HB: 9780300204704, Yale University Press, June 2018
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 21 colour illus., 6 black&white illus.
Prince once told us not to hate him 'cause he's fabulous. But what does it mean to be fabulous? Is fabulous style only about labels, narcissism, and selfies – looking good and feeling gorgeous? Or can acts of fabulousness be political gestures, too?...
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Randomistas How Radical Researchers Are Changing Our World
ISBN: HB: 9780300236125, Yale University Press, May 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Experiments have consistently been used in the hard sciences, but in recent decades social scientists have adopted the practice. Randomized trials have been used to design policies to increase educational attainment, lower crime rates, elevate employ...
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