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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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£18,00
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Domina The Women Who Made Imperial Rome
ISBN: HB: 9780300230307, Yale University Press, September 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 colour illus., 3 maps
Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero – these are the names history associates with the early Roman Empire. Yet, not a single one of these emperors was the blood son of his predecessor. In this captivating history, a prominent scholar of t...
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Devotion
ISBN: PB: 9780300240221, ISBN: HB: 9780300218626, Yale University Press, September 2018
112 pp., 17.8x12.1 cm, 11 black&white illus.
A work of creative brilliance may seem like magic – its source a mystery, its impact unexpectedly stirring. How does an artist accomplish such an achievement, connecting deeply with an audience never met? In this groundbreaking book, one of our cultu...
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Maternity Mothers and Children in the Arts of Africa
ISBN: HB: 9780300229158, Mercatorfonds, October 2017
400 pp., 29.8x24.1 cm, 500 colour illus.
On the African continent, images of mothers and children are found wherever the visual arts are, from early rock-art sites in Egypt and the Sahara to the contemporary arts of South Africa. Found in a variety of materials, from stone, ivory, and metal...
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£70,00
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Sarah Osborn's Collected Writings
ISBN: HB: 9780300182897, Yale University Press, August 2017
456 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 black&white illus.
Riveting and eloquent, the collected writings of a key figure – and one of the first female leaders – of the eighteenth-century evangelical movement. Sarah Osborn (1714–1796) was one of the most charismatic female religious leaders of her time and o...
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£30,00
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Wollstonecraft, Mill, and Women's Human Rights
ISBN: HB: 9780300186154, Yale University Press, June 2016
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 3 black&white illus.
How can women's rights be seen as a universal value rather than a Western value imposed upon the rest of the world? Addressing this question, Eileen Hunt Botting offers the first comparative study of writings by Mary Wollstonecraft and John Stuart Mi...
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£65,00
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Legal Codes and Talking Trees Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946
ISBN: HB: 9780300211689, Yale University Press, April 2016
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 black&white illus.
Katrina Jagodinsky's enlightening history is the first to focus on indigenous women of the Southwest and Pacific Northwest and the ways they dealt with the challenges posed by the existing legal regimes of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In m...
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Daughter of Venice Caterina Corner, Queen of Cyprus and Woman of the Renaissance
ISBN: HB: 9780300209723, Yale University Press, September 2015
360 pp., 24.1x17.1 cm, 34 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
Caterina Corner, a Venetian noblewoman and the last Queen of Cyprus, led a complex and remarkable life. In 1468, Corner married King Jacques II Lusignan of Cyprus at the behest of her family, whose ambitions matched those of the Venetian republic anx...
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£40,00
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Women's Divination in Biblical Literature Prophecy, Necromancy, and Other Arts of Knowledge
ISBN: HB: 9780300178913, Yale University Press, July 2015
272 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Divination, the use of special talents and techniques to gain divine knowledge, was practiced in many different forms in ancient Israel and throughout the ancient world. The Hebrew Bible reveals a variety of traditions of women associated with divina...
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Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union
ISBN: HB: 9780300195811, Yale University Press, September 2014
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
During the twentieth century, 80 percent of all famine victims worldwide died in China and the Soviet Union. In this rigorous and thoughtful study, Felix Wemheuer analyzes the historical and political roots of these socialist era famines, in which ov...
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£50,00
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