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Wearing Propaganda Textiles in Japan, Britain and the United States (1931-1945)
ISBN: HB: 9780300109252, Yale University Press, December 2005
400 pp., 30.6x26.6 cm, 40 colour illus.
Protest fashion from the Vietnam War years is widely familiar, but today few are aware that dramatic fashion and textile designs served as patriotic propaganda for the Japanese, British, and Americans during the Asia-Pacific War (1931-1945). This fab...
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£50,00
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Juan Van Der Hamen Y Leon and the Court of Madrid
ISBN: HB: 9780300113181, Yale University Press, November 2005
432 pp., 28.5x24.5 cm, 125 colour images, 125 black&white illus.
The artistic life of the Spanish court in the 1620s, once depicted as a drab and featureless backdrop against which to depict the genius of Velazquez, was actually one of the most creative and dynamic periods of foment of the entire seventeenth centu...
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Building the Bank of England Money, Architecture, Society, 1694-1942
ISBN: HB: 9780300109245, Yale University Press, November 2005
352 pp., 31x25 cm, 77 colour images, 180 black&white illus.
The Bank of England symbolizes the economic strength, influence, and potency of Britain. Founded in 1694, its world famous buildings were built and rebuilt four times by different architects, most notably Sir John Soane. The Bank's three-and-a-quarte...
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£70,00
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Riverside Gardens of Thomas More's London
ISBN: HB: 9780300109054, Yale University Press, November 2005
160 pp., 23.4x18.9 cm, 40 colour images, 80 black&white illus.
All but forgotten today, eight historic gardens that once flourished along the length of the Thames in early Tudor London are here historically recreated and analysed in this richly illustrated book. One of the gardens belonged to Sir Thomas More and...
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£35,00
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Designing Modern America Broadway to Main Street
ISBN: HB: 9780300108040, Yale University Press, November 2005
230 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 136 black&white illus.
From the 1920s through the 1950s, two individuals, Joseph Urban and Norman Bel Geddes, did more, by far, to create the image of 'America' and make it synonymous with modernity than any of their contemporaries. Urban and Bel Geddes were leading Broadw...
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£45,00
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Jewish Identity Project New American Photography
ISBN: HB: 9780300109160, Yale University Press, November 2005
240 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 138 colour images, 37 black&white illus.
While American Jews are commonly considered a homogeneous ethnic group, the reality today is far more complex. Conversion, adoption, intermarriage and immigration, have transformed the fabric of Jewish communities, as they have the United States as a...
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Othello
ISBN: PB: 9780300108071, Yale University Press, November 2005
320 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
One of the most powerful dramas ever written for the stage, Othello is a story of revenge, illusion, passion, mistrust, jealousy, and murder. If in Iago Shakespeare created the most compelling villain in Western literature, in Othello and Desdemona h...
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Taming of the Shrew
ISBN: PB: 9780300109825, Yale University Press, November 2005
224 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
In one of Shakespeare's bawdier comedies, contemporary audiences still take great pleasure in the rapid-fire verbal battles between the shrewish Katharina and the canny Petruchio, determined to subdue Katharina's legendary temper and win her dowry.
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Imagining America Icons of 20th-century American Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300109979, Yale University Press, October 2005
208 pp., 29.8x22.8 cm, 400 colour illus.
How did artists of the twentieth century use their work to respond to their unique personal experiences and moment in history? This provocative question is explored in this engaging new book on American art. By focusing on broad, defining themes, emb...
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Sensation and Sensibility
ISBN: HB: 9780300110029, Yale University Press, October 2005
280 pp., 28.5x24.5 cm, 100 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
Late in his career Thomas Gainsborough became preoccupied with the theme of the cottage door, and he created a group of paintings and drawings that show rustic figures clustered around the open door of a cottage set in a deeply wooded landscape. Ofte...
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