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Giotto to Durer Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery
ISBN: PB: 9780300050820, National Gallery London, May 1994
408 pp., 28.6x24.8 cm, 200 duotones, 320 color illus.
This beautiful book provides a survey of European painting in northern and southern Europe between 1260 and 1510. It is based largely on the collection of early Renaissance paintings in the National Gallery in London, one of the finest and most compr...
Still Alive An Autobiographical Essay
ISBN: PB: 9780300105612, Yale University Press, May 1994
308 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, black&white illus.
In the first English translation of Still Alive, the renowned Polish essayist and theater critic Jan Kott recounts his perilous odyssey through the endless political crises of Eastern Europe in the mid-twentieth-century, illuminating not only the fat...
Buckinghamshire Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300095845, Yale University Press, January 1994
832 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 64 illus.
This completely new edition reveals a county of contrasts. The semi-rural suburbia of outer-Outer London, with its important early Modern Movement houses, is counterbalanced by magnificent mansions and parks, like idyllic Stowe and the Rothschilds' e...
Japanese: The Spoken Language Part 1: Supplement - Japanese Typescript
ISBN: PB: 9780300042801, Yale University Press, November 1993
76 pp., 28x21.5 cm
This text is a Kanji supplement to Book One of the entirely romanized "Japanese: The Spoken Language" series.
Painting and Sculpture in Europe, 1880-1940
ISBN: PB: 9780300056495, Yale University Press, October 1993
610 pp., 28.4x21.4 cm, 75 colour plates, 232 black&white illus.
Traces the origins and growth of modern art, assessing the intrinsic qualities of individual works and describing the social forces in play. The book covers various areas including works of Impressionism, Cubism, Constructivism and Surrealism.
Children with a Star Jewish Youth in Nazi Europe
ISBN: PB: 9780300054477, Yale University Press, August 1993
402 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Many books have been written about the experiences of Jews in Nazi Europe. None, however, has focused on the persecution of the most vulnerable members of the Jewish community – its children. This powerful and moving book by Deborah Dwork relates the...
Art and Architecture in Italy, 1250-1400
ISBN: PB: 9780300055856, Yale University Press, May 1993
684 pp., 28.4x21.4 cm, 306 black&white illus., 75 colour illus.
The 14th century in Italian art is a very rich one, and Professor White's book gives architecture equal weight with painting and sculpture. The story of the Gothic style and the prehistory of the Renaissance is given: all the facts are related, but a...
X-Plor Version 3.1 System for X-ray Crystallography and NMR
ISBN: HB: 9780300225938, Yale University Press, April 1993
400 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
X-PLOR is a sophisticated computer programme that provides an interface betweeen theoretical foundations and experimental results in structural biology, with specific emphasis on X-ray crystallography and nuclear magnetic resonance of large biologica...
Painting and Sculpture in France, 1700-89
ISBN: HB: 9780300053449, Yale University Press, March 1993
332 pp., 28.4x21.4 cm, 225 black&white illus., 75 colour illus.
During the last years of France's ancien regime, an outpouring of creative activity and patronage resulted in the production of many works of painting and sculpture. In this book, Michael Levey discusses the major painters and sculptors of this perio...
Holocaust Testimonies The Ruins of Memory
ISBN: PB: 9780300052473, Yale University Press, March 1993
236 pp., 21.1x14.2 cm
A sustained analysis of the ways in which oral testimonies of survivors contributes to the understanding of the Holocaust, this book also aims to shed light on the forms and functions of memory as victims relive devastating experiences of pain, humil...