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Why Baseball Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300224276, Yale University Press, March 2018
224 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
Baseball, first dubbed the "national pastime" in print in 1856, is the country's most tradition-bound sport. Despite remaining popular and profitable into the twenty-first century, the game is losing young fans, among African Americans and women as w...
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Why Preservation Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300218589, Yale University Press, January 2017
224 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm, 31 black&white illus.
Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, a critique of the preservation movement – and a bold vision for its future Every day, millions of people enter old buildings, pass monuments, and gaze at landscapes una...
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Why Acting Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300195743, ISBN: HB: 9780300195781, Yale University Press, March 2016
192 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
Does acting matter? David Thomson, one of our most respected and insightful writers on movies and theater, answers this question with intelligence and wit. In this fresh and thought-provoking essay, Thomson tackles this most elusive of subjects, exam...
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Why the Romantics Matter
ISBN: HB: 9780300144291, Yale University Press, February 2015
224 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
With his usual wit and elan, esteemed historian Peter Gay enters the contentious, long-standing debates over the romantic period. Here, in this concise and inviting volume, he reformulates the definition of romanticism and provides a fresh account of...
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Why Niebuhr Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300192544, Yale University Press, July 2013
272 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971) was a Protestant preacher, an influential religious thinker, and an important moral guide in mid-twentieth-century America. But what does he have to say to us now? In what way does he inform the thinking of political lead...
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Why Trilling Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300187823, ISBN: HB: 9780300152692, Yale University Press, February 2013
192 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
Lionel Trilling, regarded at the time of his death in 1975 as America's preeminent literary critic, is today often seen as a relic of a vanished era. His was an age when literary criticism and ideas seemed to matter profoundly in the intellectual lif...
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Why the Constitution Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300150377, ISBN: HB: 9780300150360, Yale University Press, October 2011
208 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
In this surprising and highly unconventional work, Harvard law professor Mark Tushnet poses a seemingly simple question that yields a thoroughly unexpected answer. The Constitution matters, he argues, not because it structures our government but beca...
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Why Architecture Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300168174, Yale University Press, April 2011
304 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm, 54 black&white illus.
"Why Architecture Matters" is not a work of architectural history or a guide to the styles or an architectural dictionary, though it contains elements of all three. The purpose of "Why Architecture Matters" is to "come to grips with how things feel t...
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Why Translation Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300171303, Yale University Press, March 2011
160 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
"Why Translation Matters" argues for the cultural importance of translation, and for a more encompassing and nuanced appreciation of the translator's role. As the acclaimed translator Edith Grossman writes in her introduction, "My intention is to sti...
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Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300168143, Yale University Press, September 2010
272 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
In December 1894, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a brilliant French artillery officer and a Jew of Alsatian descent, was court-martialed for selling secrets to the German military attache in Paris based on perjured testimony and trumped-up evidence. The sen...
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