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City Unseen New Visions of an Urban Planet
ISBN: HB: 9780300221695, Yale University Press, September 2018
268 pp., 25.4x22.9 cm, 147 colour illus., 31 black&white illus.
Seeing cities around the globe in their larger environmental contexts, we begin to understand how the world shapes urban landscapes and how urban landscapes shape the world. Authors Karen Seto and Meredith Reba provide these revealing views to enhanc...
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£25,00
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Thirty-Eight The Hurricane That Transformed New England
ISBN: PB: 9780300230673, ISBN: HB: 9780300209518, Yale University Press, October 2017
272 pp., 21x14 cm, 38 black&white illus.
The hurricane that pummeled the northeastern United States on September 21, 1938, was New England's most damaging weather event ever. To call it "New England's Katrina" might be to understate its power. Without warning, the storm plowed into Long Isl...
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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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Elements of Power Gadgets, Guns, and the Struggle for a Sustainable Future in the Rare Metal Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300226904, ISBN: HB: 9780300196795, Yale University Press, August 2017
336 pp., 21x14 cm, 3 black&white illus.
Our future hinges on a set of elements that few of us have even heard of. In this surprising and revealing book, David S. Abraham unveils what rare metals are and why our electronic gadgets, the most powerful armies, and indeed the fate of our planet...
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£25,00
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Art and Optics in the Hereford Map An English Mappa Mundi, c. 1300
ISBN: HB: 9780300220339, Yale University Press, October 2016
240 pp., 28x21.6 cm, 50 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
A single, monumental mappa mundi (world map), made around 1300 for Hereford Cathedral, survives intact from the Middle Ages. As Marcia Kupfer reveals in her arresting new study, this celebrated testament to medieval learning has long been profoundly...
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£60,00
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Atlas of the Ethno-Political History of the Caucasus
ISBN: HB: 9780300153088, Yale University Press, May 2014
208 pp., 31.8x24.1 cm, 57 colour maps
"The Atlas of the Ethno-Political History of the Caucasus" is a magnificent collection of fifty-six original maps with commentaries that detail the ethnic, religious, and linguistic makeup of the Caucasus – the region located between the Black and Ca...
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£115,00
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Painting a Map of Sixteenth-Century Mexico City Land, Writing, and Native Rule
ISBN: HB: 9780300180718, Yale University Press, November 2012
304 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 277 colour images, 10 black&white illus.
In 1975, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University acquired an exceptional mid-16th-century map of Mexico City, which, until 1521, had been the capital of the Aztecs, the Nahua-speaking people who dominated the Valley of Mexico...
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£55,00
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Roof at the Bottom of the World Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains
ISBN: HB: 9780300171976, Yale University Press, November 2011
272 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 143 colour illus.
The Transantarctic Mountains are the most remote mountain belt on Earth, an utterly pristine wilderness of ice and rock rising to majestic heights and extending for 1,500 miles. In this book, Edmund Stump is the first to show us this continental-scal...
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£30,00
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Quaker Experiences in International Conciliation
ISBN: PB: 9780300183115, Yale University Press, November 2011
338 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, black&white illus.
As far back as the early 1900s, the Quakers have been engaged in a program of quiet private diplomacy that won them a Nobel Peace Prize in 1947. During the turbulent 1960s, hey acted as unofficial conciliators in several tense situations. This compre...
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£25,00
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Treasures of the Earth Need, Greed, and a Sustainable Future
ISBN: PB: 9780300167825, Yale University Press, September 2010
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Would the world be a better place if human societies were somehow able to curb their desires for material goods? Saleem Ali's pioneering book links human wants and needs by providing a natural history of consumption and materialism with scientific de...
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£18,00
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