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Dante and the Early Astronomer Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens
ISBN: HB: 9780300239898, Yale University Press, June 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm, 27 black&white illus.
In 1910, Mary Acworth Evershed (1867-1949) sat on a hill in southern India staring at the moon as she grappled with apparent mistakes in Dante's "Divine Comedy". Was Dante's astronomy unintelligible? Or was he, for a man of his time and place, as ins...
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Women of Atelier 17 Modernist Printmaking in Midcentury New York
ISBN: HB: 9780300238501, Yale University Press, June 2019
296 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 76 colour illus., 63 black&white illus.
In this important book Christina Weyl takes us into the experimental New York print studio Atelier 17 and highlights the women whose work there advanced both modernism and feminism in the 1940s and 1950s. Weyl focuses on eight artists – Louise Bourge...
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Class Matters The Strange Career of an American Delusion
ISBN: PB: 9780300244359, ISBN: HB: 9780300221503, Yale University Press, May 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm
From the decks of the Mayflower straight through to Donald Trump's "American carnage", class has always played a role in American life. In this remarkable work, Steve Fraser twines our nation's past with his own family's history, deftly illustrating...
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They Were Her Property White Women as Slave Owners in the American South
ISBN: HB: 9780300218664, Yale University Press, April 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Bridging women's history, the history of the South, and African American history, this book makes a bold argument about the role of white women in American slavery. Historian Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers draws on a variety of sources to show that slave?...
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Vory Russia's Super Mafia
ISBN: PB: 9780300243208, ISBN: HB: 9780300186826, Yale University Press, April 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Mark Galeotti is the go-to expert on organized crime in Russia, consulted by governments and police around the world. Now, Western readers can explore the fascinating history of the vory v zakone, a group that has survived and thrived amid the change...
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Matilda Empress, Queen, Warrior
ISBN: HB: 9780300227253, Yale University Press, March 2019
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Matilda was a daughter, wife, and mother. But she was also empress, heir to the English crown – the first woman ever to hold the position – and an able military general. This new biography explores Matilda's achievements as military and political le...
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Road Before Me Weeps On the Refugee Route Through Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780300241228, Yale University Press, March 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 colour illus.
War and chaos in Syria and Iraq, violence in Afghanistan, and hopelessness in countries bordering war zones have spurred several million refugees and migrants to set out for Europe. The West Balkans, from Turkey through Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, S...
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Garland of Bones Child Runaways in India
ISBN: HB: 9780300222807, Yale University Press, March 2019
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 36 black&white illus.
This intimate portrait examines the tracks, journeys, and experiences of child runaways in northern India. Jonah Steinberg situates children's decisions to leave home and flee for the city in their larger cultural, social, and historical contexts, an...
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From Victims to Suspects Muslim Women Since 9/11
ISBN: HB: 9780300230420, Yale University Press, January 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Once regarded as passive victims waiting to be rescued, Muslim women are now widely regarded as arbiters of "terror" and a potential threat to be kept under control. Drawing on interviews and examples from around the world including Afghanistan, Paki...
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Behind Closed Doors At Home in Georgian England
ISBN: PB: 9780300245721, Yale University Press, January 2019
400 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 80 black&white illus., 25 colour illus.
In this brilliant work, Amanda Vickery unlocks the homes of Georgian England to examine the lives of the people who lived there. Writing with her customary wit and verve, she introduces us to men and women from all walks of life: gentlewoman Anne Dor...
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