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Sheffield City Guides
ISBN: PB: 9780300105858, Yale University Press, December 2004
320 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 50 black&white illus., 120 colour illus.
Sheffield has been synonymous with steelmaking since the eighteenth century and with cutlery for centuries before that. But while it has an extraordinary variety of industrial buildings connected to its metal trades, there is another side to what is...
Flemish Art and Architecture 1585-1700
ISBN: PB: 9780300104691, Yale University Press, December 2004
288 pp., 28.4x21.4 cm, 100 colour images, 200 black&white illus.
This beautifully illustrated book provides a complete overview of the art of the Southern Netherlands from 1585 to 1700. The author examines the development of Flemish and specifically Antwerp painting, the work of Rubens and other leading masters, a...
Mask of Enlightenment Nietzsche's Zarathustra (Second Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300104516, Yale University Press, December 2004
288 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
This landmark study is a detailed textual and thematic analysis of one of Nietzsche's most important but least understood works. Stanley Rosen argues that in "Zarathustra" Nietzsche lays the groundwork for philosophical and political revolution, prop...
Russia's Dangerous Texts Politics Between the Lines
ISBN: HB: 9780300098518, Yale University Press, December 2004
308 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
"Russia's Dangerous Texts" examines the ways that writers and their works unnerved and irritated Russia's authoritarian rulers both before and after the Revolution. Kathleen F. Parthe identifies ten historically powerful beliefs about literature and...
Eyes of Memory Photographs from the Archives of Herbert and Leni Sonnenfeld
ISBN: HB: 9780300106053, Yale University Press, December 2004
144 pp., 23.4x23.4 cm, 112 illus.
Like most Jews living in Berlin, Herbert Sonnenfeld lost his job in 1933. He decided to visit Palestine, where he photographed the poor refugees in that undeveloped country. When he returned to Berlin, his pictures appeared in a Zionist newspaper, an...
Theater and Film A Comparative Anthology
ISBN: PB: 9780300103366, Yale University Press, November 2004
454 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm
This is the first book in more than twenty-five years to examine the complex historical, cultural, and aesthetic relationship between theater and film, and the effect that each has had on the other's development. Robert Knopf here assembles essays fr...
Sixteenth-Century Italian Paintings Volume I
ISBN: HB: 9781857099089, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, November 2004
448 pp., 28.6x21.6 cm, 225 colour images, 75 black&white illus.
This highly anticipated catalogue of sixteenth-century paintings from the distinguished collection of the National Gallery in London encompasses artists who were active in Bergamo, Brescia, and Cremona, cities characterized as much by the artistic in...
Hannah Arendt For Love of the World
ISBN: PB: 9780300105889, Yale University Press, November 2004
624 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, black&white illus.
This highly acclaimed, prize-winning biography of one of the foremost political philosophers of the twentieth century is here reissued in a trade paperback edition for a new generation of readers. In a new preface the author offers an account of writ...
Lancashire: Manchester and the South East Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300105834, Yale University Press, November 2004
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus.
A comprehensive guide to the buildings of South-East Lancashire. The heart is the great industrial city of Manchester, with its proud municipal buildings and pioneering mills and transport structures, offset by some of Britain's most innovative new a...
News from Russia Language, Life, and the Russian Media
ISBN: PB: 9780300104370, Yale University Press, November 2004
272 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 32 illus.
This unique Russian-language textbook draws on printed mass media, and especially up-to-date Internet media sources, to introduce intermediate and advanced students to varied aspects of modern Russian life. Presenting fascinating material on armed co...