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Art of China Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300237108, Yale University Press, November 2018
256 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm , 250 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
This sumptuous presentation of the Philadelphia Museum of Art's wide-ranging collection of Chinese art features one hundred works in various media spanning antiquity to the present day – including Ming gold vessels, a 15th-century Buddhist temple cei...
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£35,00
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First Soldier Hitler as Military Leader
ISBN: HB: 9780300205985, Yale University Press, November 2018
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 32 black&white illus., 10 maps
After Germany's humiliating World War II defeat, numerous German generals published memoirs claiming that their country's brilliant military leadership had been undermined by the Fuhrer's erratic decision making. The author of three highly acclaimed...
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Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums
ISBN: HB: 9780300237023, Yale University Press, November 2018
272 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm , 290 colour and black&white illus.
From personal ornamentation to funerary practice, from palace decoration to private devotion, jade has played a major role in Chinese social, cultural, and political life for millennia. Exploring the history of this revered stone through the esteemed...
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Great Delusion Liberal Dreams and International Realities
ISBN: HB: 9780300234190, Yale University Press, November 2018
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this major statement, the renowned international-relations scholar John Mearsheimer argues that liberal hegemony, the foreign policy pursued by the United States since the Cold War ended, is doomed to fail. It makes far more sense, he maintains, f...
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Art of Graphic Design 30th Anniversary Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780300238570, Yale University Press, November 2018
248 pp., 34x24.3 cm , 272 colour illus., 38 black&white illus.
Bradbury Thompson (1911-1995) remains one of the most admired and influential graphic designers of the twentieth century, having trained a generation of design students while on the faculty of the Yale School of Art for more than thirty years. The ar...
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Conversations about Sculpture
ISBN: PB: 9780300235968, Yale University Press, November 2018
272 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm , 116 duotone illus.
Drawn from talks between celebrated artist Richard Serra and acclaimed art historian Hal Foster held over a fifteen-year period, this volume offers revelations into Serra's prolific six-decade career and the ideas that have informed his working pract...
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National Gallery Catalogues The Eighteenth-Century French Paintings
ISBN: HB: 9781857093384, Yale University Press, November 2018
632 pp., 28.6x21.6 cm , 440 colour illus.
The impressive collection of 18th-century French paintings at the National Gallery, London, includes important works by Boucher, Chardin, David, Fragonard, Watteau, and many others. This volume presents over seventy detailed and extensively illustrat...
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£75,00
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Guermantes Way In Search of Lost Time, Volume 3
ISBN: PB: 9780300186192, Yale University Press, November 2018
680 pp., 23.5x19 cm , 3 black&white illus.
Marcel Proust's monumental seven-part novel "In Search of Lost Time" is considered by many to be the greatest novel of the twentieth century. This edition of volume three, "The Guermantes Way", is edited and annotated by noted Proust scholar William...
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£18,00
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Republic of Letters
ISBN: HB: 9780300221602, Yale University Press, November 2018
400 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
In this fascinating study, preeminent historian Marc Fumaroli reveals how an imagined "republic" of ideas and interchange fostered the Italian Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and the French Revolution. He follows exchanges among Petrarch, Erasmus, De...
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Restraining Great Powers Soft Balancing from Empires to the Global Era
ISBN: HB: 9780300228489, Yale University Press, November 2018
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 4 black&white illus.
At the end of the Cold War, the United States emerged as the world's most powerful state, and then used that power to initiate wars against smaller countries in the Middle East and South Asia. According to balance-of-power theory – the bedrock of rea...
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£25,00
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