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Forgive Us Our Debts The Intergenerational Dangers of Fiscal Irresponsibility
ISBN: PB: 9780300158632, Yale University Press, December 2018
184 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 black&white illus.
In this immensely timely book, Andrew Yarrow brings the sometimes eye-glazing discussion of national debt down to earth, explaining in accessible terms why federal debt is rising (and will soon rise much faster), what effects it may have on Americans...
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£12,00
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Encounters: Student Book 4 Chinese Language and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780300161656, Yale University Press, December 2018
320 pp., 27.6x21.6 cm, 180 colour illus.
Designed for English-speaking students ready to embark on the adventure of learning Mandarin Chinese, "Encounters" accelerates proficiency and cultural understanding through authentic language and cultural experiences. This fully integrated program i...
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£60,00
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Essential Duchamp
ISBN: PB: 9780300233117, Yale University Press, December 2018
200 pp., 24.8x18.9 cm, 182 colour and black&white illus.
This richly illustrated publication explores the full career of the hugely influential and endlessly fascinating French-American artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968). A pioneer whose creative output was predicated on a fundamental questioning of what ar...
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£20,00
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Dispatches from Planet 3 Thirty-Two (Brief) Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way, and Beyond
ISBN: HB: 9780300235746, Yale University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 50 black&white illus.
The galaxy, the multiverse, and the history of astronomy are explored in this engaging compilation of cosmological "tales" by multiple award-winning science writer Marcia Bartusiak. In thirty-two concise and engrossing essays, the author provides a d...
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£18,99
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Lola Alvarez Bravo Picturing Mexico
ISBN: HB: 9780300238709, Yale University Press, November 2018
96 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 70 colour illus.
This stunning and lyrical volume highlights the personal work of Lola Alvarez Bravo (1903-1993), one of Mexico's foremost photographers. alvarez Bravo worked as a photojournalist, commercial photographer, portraitist, and educator and played a critic...
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£20,00
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Painting the Floating World Ukiyo-e Masterpieces from the Weston Collection
ISBN: HB: 9780300236910, Yale University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 33x23.5 cm, 230 colour illus.
From the 17th through the 19th century, artists in Kyoto and Edo (now Tokyo) captured the metropolitan amusements of the floating world (ukiyo in Japanese) through depictions of subjects such as the beautiful women of the Yoshiwara pleasure quarters...
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£50,00
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Wartime Notebooks France, 1940-1944
ISBN: HB: 9780300176711, Yale University Press, November 2018
704 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 20 black&white illus.
A Polish writer's experience of wartime France, a cosmopolitan outsider's perspective on politics, culture, and life under duress. When the aspiring young writer Andrzej Bobkowski, a self-styled cosmopolitan Pole, found himself caught in occupied Fr...
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£25,00
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23/7 Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary
ISBN: PB: 9780300240191, ISBN: HB: 9780300211467, Yale University Press, November 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
How America's prisons turned a "brutal and inhumane" practice into standard procedure Originally meant to be brief and exceptional, solitary confinement in U.S. prisons has become long-term and common. Prisoners spend twenty-three hours a day in feat...
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£15,99
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£25,00
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Bottle Fly
ISBN: PB: 9780300235012, Yale University Press, November 2018
88 pp., 22.9x14 cm
Set in a bar in the Florida Everglades, this biting, brutally funny multigenerational family drama concerns a Gulf Coast couple, their disabled young ward, two lesbian tenants, and the bonds that bind them all together. It is a powerful story born ou...
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£13,99
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Field Guide to Cape Cod Including Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island
ISBN: PB: 9780300226157, Yale University Press, November 2018
448 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 570 colour illus.
This essential guidebook presents the most abundantly illustrated and fascinating account of the natural history of Cape Cod, its nearby islands, Block Island, the western coast of Rhode Island, and southeastern Long Island ever published. Exploring...
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£19,99
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