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Politics of Empire at the Accession of George III The East India Company and the Crisis and Transformation of Britain's Imperial State
ISBN: HB: 9780300208269, Yale University Press, February 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this bold debut work, historian James M. Vaughn challenges the scholarly consensus that British India and the Second Empire were founded "in a fit of absence of mind". He instead argues that the origins of the Raj and the largest empire of the mod...
From Stone to Paper Architecture as History in the Late Mughal Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300233179, Yale University Press, February 2019
232 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 97 colour illus., 22 black&white illus.
By the 18th century, the Mughal Empire was well beyond its so-called golden age. Its control of the Indian subcontinent was increasingly threatened by regional Indian states, as well as by the encroaching British Empire. In response to a rapidly chan...
Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 20 Johnson on Demand: Reviews, Prefaces, and Ghost-Writings
ISBN: HB: 9780300228281, Yale University Press, February 2019
672 pp., 22.2x14.3 cm, 1 black&white illus.
The English critic, biographer, and poet Samuel Johnson was among the most influential figures of the eighteenth century. This twentieth and final volume of the Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson presents the author's occasional writing, inc...
Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300219036, Yale University Press, February 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
In his classic "The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism", Max Weber famously showed how Christian beliefs and practices could shape persons in line with capitalism. In this significant reimagining of Weber's work, Kathryn Tanner provocative...
How to Get Grant Money in the Humanities and Social Sciences
ISBN: PB: 9780300217438, Yale University Press, February 2019
184 pp., 21x14 cm
Scholars in the humanities and social sciences need money to do research. This book shows them how to get it. In this accessible volume, Raphael Folsom shares proven strategies in a series of short, witty chapters. It features tips on how graduate st...
Biodiversity and Climate Change Transforming the Biosphere
ISBN: PB: 9780300206111, Yale University Press, February 2019
416 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 9 colour illus., 71 black&white illus.
The physical and biological impacts of climate change are dramatic and broad-ranging. People who care about the planet and manage natural resources urgently need a synthesis of our rapidly growing understanding of these issues. In this all-new sequel...
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...
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...
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...
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...