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George Washington The Wonder of the Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300240207, ISBN: HB: 9780300219975, Yale University Press, November 2018
368 pp., 21x14 cm
A much-needed concise biography of America's first president. As editor of the award-winning Library of America collection of George Washington's writings and a curator of the great man's original papers, John Rhodehamel has established himself as a...
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£13,99
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£25,00
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Ezekiel 38-48 A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300218817, Yale University Press, November 2018
360 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 10 black&white illus.
Stephen L. Cook offers an accessible translation and interpretation of the final sections of Ezekiel. These chapters, the most challenging texts of scripture, describe the end-time assault of Gog of Magog on Israel and provide an incredible visionary...
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Joel Shapiro Plaster, Paper, Wood, and Wire
ISBN: HB: 9780300233865, Yale University Press, November 2018
80 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 50 colour illus.
American artist Joel Shapiro (b. 1941) is best known for his monumental wood and metal sculptures of abstracted human forms. Less familiar, however, is his work in a variety of other media – particularly plaster, which Shapiro has turned to repeatedl...
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Ida O'Keeffe Escaping Georgia's Shadow
ISBN: HB: 9780300214567, Yale University Press, November 2018
160 pp., 27.9x20.3 cm, 54 colour illus., 41 black&white illus.
This is the first publication devoted to Ida Ten Eyck O'Keeffe (1889-1961), the younger sister of Georgia O'Keeffe. It presents a thoughtful consideration of Ida's personal history and her creative work. As a professionally trained artist, graduating...
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£30,00
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Seen from Behind Perspectives on the Male Body and Renaissance Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300236552, Yale University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Renaissance bodies, dressed and undressed, have not lacked attention in art historical literature, but scholarship on the male body has generally concentrated on phallic-oriented masculinity and been connected to issues of patriarchy and power. This...
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£45,00
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Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp The Future Fields Commission
ISBN: PB: 9780300238716, Yale University Press, October 2018
80 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm, 50 colour illus.
Presenting an ambitious new project by Rachel Rose (b. 1986) commissioned jointly by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, this book offers a rare behind-the-scenes perspective on one of the most striking...
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£15,00
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Armenia Art, Religion, and Trade in the Middle Ages
ISBN: HB: 9781588396600, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
352 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 282 colour illus.
As the first people to officially convert to Christianity, Armenians commissioned and produced astonishing religious objects. This sumptuous volume depicts and contextualizes the compelling works of art that defined the rich and complicated culture o...
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£50,00
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Impeachment A Handbook (New Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300238266, Yale University Press, October 2018
184 pp., 21x14 cm
Originally published at the height of the Watergate crisis and reissued in 1998, two months before the second impeachment of a U.S. president, Charles Black's "Impeachment" became the premier guide to the subject of presidential impeachment. Now thor...
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Serious Play Design in Midcentury America
ISBN: HB: 9780300234220, Yale University Press, October 2018
256 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 153 colour illus., 51 black&white illus.
This spirited volume shows how postwar designers embraced whimsy and eclecticism in their work, exploring playfulness as an essential construct of modernity. Following World War II, Americans began accumulating more and more goods, spurring a transfo...
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Palmyra Mirage in the Desert
ISBN: PB: 9781588396310, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
160 pp., 25.4x20 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
In this important and timely publication, top international scholars present current research and developments about the art, archaeology, and history of the ancient city of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Syria. Palmyra became tragi...
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