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Wartime Notebooks France, 1940-1944
ISBN: HB: 9780300176711, Yale University Press, November 2018
704 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 20 black&white illus.
A Polish writer's experience of wartime France, a cosmopolitan outsider's perspective on politics, culture, and life under duress. When the aspiring young writer Andrzej Bobkowski, a self-styled cosmopolitan Pole, found himself caught in occupied Fr...
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£25,00
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White Fox and Icy Seas in the Western Arctic The Fur Trade, Transportation, and Change in the Early Twentieth Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300221794, Yale University Press, March 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 73 black&white illus.
In the early twentieth century, northerners lived and trapped in one of the world's harshest environments. At a time when government services and social support were minimal or nonexistent, they thrived on the fox fur trade, relying on their energy,...
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£32,00
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Captain Cook and the Pacific Art, Exploration and Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300207248, Yale University Press, September 2017
256 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 200 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
British Royal Navy Captain James Cook's voyages of exploration across and around the Pacific Ocean were a marvel of maritime achievement, and provided the first accurate map of the Pacific. The expeditions answered key scientific, economic, and geogr...
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£35,00
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Sansovino's Venice
ISBN: HB: 9780300175066, Yale University Press, April 2017
392 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 60 colour illus., 90 black&white illus.
This is the first English translation of Francesco Sansovino's (1521-1586) celebrated guide to Venice, which was first published in 1561. One of the earliest books to describe the monuments of Venice for inquisitive travelers, Sansovino's guide was w...
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On the Trail A History of American Hiking
ISBN: HB: 9780300219111, Yale University Press, January 2017
272 pp., 21x14 cm, 26 black&white illus.
The first history of the American hiking community and its contributions to the nation's vast network of trails In the mid-nineteenth century urban walking clubs emerged in the United States. A little more than a century later, tens of millions of Am...
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Florence A Walking Guide to its Architecture
ISBN: PB: 9780300209877, Yale University Press, July 2015
480 pp., 21.6x12 cm, 100 colour illus., 100 black&white illus.
Each year, millions of visitors travel to Florence to admire the architectural marvels of this famous Renaissance city. In this compact yet comprehensive volume, architect and architectural historian Richard J. Goy offers a convenient, accessible gui...
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£20,00
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Path in the Mighty Waters Shipboard Life and Atlantic Crossings to the New World
ISBN: HB: 9780300204230, Yale University Press, February 2015
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
This vivid and revealing portrait of shipboard life as experienced by eighteenth-century immigrants to the New World explores the transformative journey undertaken by the thousands of Europeans who journeyed in search of a better life. Stephen Berry...
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£30,00
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My Backyard Jungle The Adventures of an Urban Wildlife Lover Who Turned His Yard into Habitat and Learned to Live with It
ISBN: PB: 9780300205664, ISBN: HB: 9780300184013, Yale University Press, June 2014
320 pp., 21x14 cm
For James Barilla and his family, the dream of transforming their Columbia, South Carolina backyard into a haven for wildlife evoked images of kids catching grasshoppers by day and fireflies at night, of digging up potatoes and picking strawberries....
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Empire of Ice Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science
ISBN: PB: 9780300188219, ISBN: HB: 9780300154085, Yale University Press, January 2013
326 pp., 21x14 cm, 54 black&white illus.
Published to coincide with the centenary of the first expeditions to reach the South Pole, "An Empire of Ice" presents a fascinating new take on Antarctic exploration. Retold with added information, it's the first book to place the famed voyages of N...
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£10,00
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Sterling Clark in China
ISBN: PB: 9780300179682, Yale University Press, July 2012
64 pp., 22.9x23.5 cm, 20 colour images, 20 black&white illus.
This catalogue presents the captivating story of museum founder Robert Sterling Clark's important but little-known 1908 scientific expedition to northwest China. Over a century later, the context and significance of his adventure are being explored,...
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£15,00
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