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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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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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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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£13,00
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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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£19,00
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Congo Masks Masterpieces from Central Africa
ISBN: PB: 9780300238754, Yale University Press, November 2018
408 pp., 29.5x22.9 cm , 800 colour illus., 130 black&white illus.
This splendid illustrated exploration of masks and masking ceremonies from the Democratic Republic of the Congo presents more than 130 outstanding wooden masks dating from the 18th to the 20th century. Visually stunning and spiritually charged, these...
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£35,00
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Journey to Freedom Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, and the Red Power Movement
ISBN: HB: 9780300227819, Yale University Press, November 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 50 black&white illus.
A revealing portrait of Richard Oakes, the brilliant, charismatic Native American leader who was instrumental in the takeovers of Alcatraz, Fort Lawton, and Pit River and whose assassination in 1972 galvanized the Trail of Broken Treaties march on Wa...
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£30,00
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Thomas Gainsborough The Portraits, Fancy Pictures and Copies after Old Masters
ISBN: SET: 9780300232097, Yale University Press, November 2018
1112 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm , 1300 colour and black&white illus.
Scholars and enthusiasts alike will revel in this ambitious two-volume catalogue raisonn of Thomas Gainsborough's portraits and copies of Old Master works. The catalogue contains approximately 1,100 paintings, including nearly 200 works newly attribu...
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£150,00
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Art Deco Chicago Designing Modern America
ISBN: HB: 9780300229936, Yale University Press, November 2018
412 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm , 207 colour illus., 118 black&white illus.
Frank Lloyd Wright's lost Midway Gardens, the iconic Sunbeam Mixmaster, and Marshall Field's famed window displays: despite the differences in scale and medium, each belongs to the broad current of an Art Deco style that developed in Chicago in the f...
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Paul The Pagans' Apostle
ISBN: PB: 9780300240153, ISBN: HB: 9780300225884, Yale University Press, November 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul himself heatedly maintained that he lived and worked in history's closing hours. His letters propel his readers into two ancient worlds, one Jewish, one pagan. The first was incandescent w...
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