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Race, Nation, Translation South African Essays, 1990-2013
ISBN: HB: 9780300226171, Yale University Press, January 2019
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 7 black&white illus.
The most significant nonfiction writings of Zoe Wicomb, one of South Africa's leading authors and intellectuals, are collected here for the first time in a single volume. This compilation features critical essays on the works of such prominent South...
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£25,00
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Water Paradox Overcoming the Global Crisis in Water Management
ISBN: HB: 9780300224436, Yale University Press, January 2019
296 pp., 21.6x14 cm , 34 figures
Water is essential to life, yet humankind's relationship with water is complex. For millennia, we have perceived it as abundant and easily accessible. But water shortages are fast becoming a persistent reality for all nations, rich and poor. With dem...
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Love in the New Millennium
ISBN: HB: 9780300224313, Yale University Press, January 2019
288 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm , 1 black&white illus.
In this darkly comic novel, a group of women inhabits a world of constant surveillance, where informants lurk in the flowerbeds and false reports fly. Conspiracies abound in a community that normalizes paranoia and suspicion. Some try to flee – wheth...
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Thomas Wilmer Dewing: Beauty into Art A Catalogue Raisonne
ISBN: HB: 9780300219210, Yale University Press, January 2019
1056 pp., 31.1x24.8 cm , 637 colour illus.
Best known for his interiors and landscapes featuring beautiful women in artful poses and subtly related color harmonies, Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938) lived and worked at the forefront of developments in modern American art. His paintings, which...
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£250,00
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Dust Bowls of Empire Imperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice of "Green" Capitalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300230208, Yale University Press, January 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
The 1930s witnessed a harrowing social and ecological disaster, defined by the severe nexus of drought, erosion, and economic depression that ravaged the U.S. southern plains. Known as the Dust Bowl, this crisis has become a major referent of the cli...
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Contesting Modernity Informalism in Venezuela, 1955-1975
ISBN: HB: 9780300236897, Yale University Press, January 2019
256 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm , 305 colour and black&white illus.
This fascinating exploration of Venezuelan Informalism charts the movement's history from its beginnings in the mid-1950s to its last manifestations in the 1970s. Essays by an esteemed group of scholars discuss the variety, richness, and complexity o...
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£65,00
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Making the Case The Art of the Judicial Opinion
ISBN: PB: 9780300240160, ISBN: HB: 9780300212082, Yale University Press, January 2019
264 pp., 21x14 cm
Writing in the tradition of Karl Llewellyn's classic "The Bramble Bush", Paul Kahn speaks in this book simultaneously to students and scholars. Drawing on thirty years of teaching experience, Kahn introduces students to the deep, narrative structure...
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To Describe a Life Notes from the Intersection of Art and Race Terror
ISBN: HB: 9780300230383, Yale University Press, January 2019
160 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm , 70 colour illus.
By turns historical, critical, and personal, this book examines the use of art – and love – as a resource amid the recent wave of shootings by American police of innocent black women and men. Darby English attends to a cluster of artworks created in...
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Edward Ruscha Catalogue Raisonne of the Works on Paper, Volume 2: 1977-1997
ISBN: HB: 9780300214666, Yale University Press, January 2019
450 pp., 29.8x24.1 cm , 1060 colour illus., 12 black&white illus.
Volume 2 of this exceptional catalogue raisonn project compiles the unique works on paper that Edward Ruscha (b. 1937) made between 1977 and 1997, the artist's midcareer period, during which he achieved international renown. More than 1,000 works are...
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£150,00
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Nature's Nation American Art and Environment
ISBN: HB: 9780300237009, Yale University Press, January 2019
400 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm , 310 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
Public awareness of environmental issues has never been greater, nor has the need for imagining more sustainable and ethical habits of human action and thought, including environmentally informed ways of understanding art history. This multidisciplin...
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