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Brilliance of Swedish Glass, 1918-39 An Alliance of Art, Design and Industry
ISBN: HB: 9780300070057, Yale University Press, December 1996
320 pp., 31x24 cm, 150 black&white illus., 130 colour plates
Since the mid-1920s Swedish glass has been synonymous with excellence in design and craftsmanship, the most highly acclaimed product of the Swedish applied arts industries in the international marketplace. Its development and stunning ascendancy came...
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£50,00
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Art and Architecture of Islam, 1250-1800
ISBN: PB: 9780300064650, Yale University Press, September 1996
336 pp., 28.4x21.4 cm, 150 black&white illus., 150 colour illus.
The Alhambra, the Taj Mahal and the Tahmasp "Shahnama", these masterpieces of Islamic art were produced during the period from the Mongol conquest in the early thirteenth century and the advent of European colonial rule in the nineteenth. This book s...
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£32,00
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Jews for Sale? Nazi-Jewish Negotiations, 1933-1945
ISBN: PB: 9780300068528, ISBN: HB: 9780300059137, Yale University Press, September 1996
324 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
The world has recently learned of Oskar Schindler's efforts to save the lives of Jewish workers in his factory in Poland. In this engrossing, profound and deeply moving book, a leading Holocaust scholar examines other equally dramatic attempts to neg...
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£35,00
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Karen Horney A Psychoanalyst's Search for Self-understanding
ISBN: PB: 9780300068603, Yale University Press, August 1996
314 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, black&white illus.
Karen Horney (1885-1952) is regarded by many as one of the most important psychoanalytic thinkers of the twentieth century. Her early work, in which she quarreled with Freud's views on female psychology, established her as the first great psychoanaly...
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£22,00
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Japanese: The Spoken Language Part 2: Supplement - Japanese Typescript
ISBN: PB: 9780300042818, Yale University Press, August 1996
76 pp., 28x21.5 cm
This text is a Kanji supplement to Book Two of the entirely romanized "Japanese: The Spoken Language" series.
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£32,00
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Japanese: The Spoken Language Part 3: Supplement - Japanese Typescript
ISBN: PB: 9780300042825, Yale University Press, August 1996
76 pp., 28x21.5 cm
"Japanese: The Spoken Language" has been written by Eleanor Harz Jorden, with collaboration by Mari Noda, to replace her widely used Beginning Japanese in introductory and intermediate courses. Extensive changes and innovations are incorporated into...
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£27,00
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Greek Architecture
ISBN: PB: 9780300064926, Yale University Press, July 1996
260 pp., 28.4x21.4 cm, 300 black&white illus., 60 colour illus.
Discussing the development of Greek architecture in the Aegean and other Greek lands from its earliest beginnings around 3000 BC to the first century BC. The temples of the Hellenic age are discussed, as are domestic Greek architecture, town planning...
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£35,00
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Sin and Censorship The Catholic Church and the Motion Picture Industry
ISBN: HB: 9780300063738, Yale University Press, March 1996
424 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm
During World War I, the Catholic church blocked the distribution of government-sponsored V. D. prevention films, initiating an era of attempts by the church to censor the movie industry. This book is an entertaining and engrossing account of those ef...
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£45,00
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Kant and Political Philosophy The Contemporary Legacy
ISBN: PB: 9780300066418, Yale University Press, February 1996
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In recent years there has been a major revival of interest in the political philosophy of Immanuel Kant. Thinkers have looked to Kant's theories about knowledge, history, the moral self and autonomy, and nature and aesthetics to seek the foundations...
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£30,00
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Architecture in Italy, 1400-1600
ISBN: PB: 9780300064674, Yale University Press, January 1996
194 pp., 28.4x21.4 cm, 202 black&white illus., 75 colour illus.
In 15th-century Florence, Brunelleschi's buildings and Alberti's treatise first established the principles of Italian Renaissance architecture in practice and theory. This survey ranges from Brunelleschi's dome for the Florence Cathedral to the works...
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