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Making Renaissance Art
ISBN: PB: 9780300121896, Yale University Press, December 2006
352 pp., 28.5x21.5 cm, 200 colour illus.
This book explores key themes in the making of Renaissance painting, sculpture, architecture and prints: the use of specific techniques and materials, theory and practice, change and continuity in artistic procedures, conventions and values. It also...
William Powell Frith Painting the Victorian Age
ISBN: HB: 9780300121902, Yale University Press, December 2006
180 pp., 28.2x24.9 cm, colour illus.
William Powell Frith (1819-1909) was the greatest British painter of the social scene since Hogarth. His panoramas of the wide spectrum of nineteenth-century life broke new ground in their depiction of the diverse London crowd and are icons of their...
James "Athenian" Stuart The Rediscovery of Antiquity
ISBN: HB: 9780300117134, Yale University Press, December 2006
480 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 500 colour images, 100 black&white illus.
The creation of the 'Greek style' and its pervasive impact in England and on the Continent during the third quarter of the eighteenth century was largely due to James Stuart's landmark multi-volume publication "Antiquities of Athens", co-authored wit...
Living Japanese Diversity in Language and Lifestyles, with Online Media
ISBN: PB: 9780300222661, Yale University Press, December 2006
348 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 35 black&white illus.
"Living Japanese: Diversity in Language and Lifestyles" ("Ikita Nihongo: samazama na kotoba, samazama na seikatsu") draws students into the lives of thirty-three Japanese from ages seven to seventy-five. As students listen to diverse viewpoints on cu...
Focus on Contemporary Arabic With Online Media
ISBN: PB: 9780300224047, Yale University Press, November 2006
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
"Focus on Contemporary Arabic" is the fifth volume in the Conversations with Native Speakers series, which strives to offer pioneering multimedia language materials to students at the intermediate and advanced levels. These programs consist of a slim...
Toward Perpetual Peace and Other Writings on Politics, Peace, and History
ISBN: PB: 9780300110708, Yale University Press, November 2006
304 pp., 21x14 cm
Immanuel Kant's views on politics, peace, and history have lost none of their relevance since their publication more than two centuries ago. This volume contains a comprehensive collection of Kant's writings on international relations theory and poli...
Socrates Sculpture Park
ISBN: HB: 9780300120981, Yale University Press, November 2006
256 pp., 28.6x22.9 cm, 175 colour images, 25 black&white illus.
Socrates Sculpture Park is one of the most acclaimed public art spaces in the country. The Park opened in 1986 and has been an outdoor studio to over 500 artists, a venue presenting more than 40 exhibitions of large-scale sculpture, and a vital park...
Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion Buildings of Wales
ISBN: HB: 9780300101799, Yale University Press, November 2006
550 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus.
This sixth volume of the "Buildings of Wales" series covers two counties, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (formerly Cardiganshire) in the South-west of Wales. Like the same authors' Pembrokeshire, the volume covers an architecture still little known,...
Piero Di Cosimo Visions Beautiful and Strange
ISBN: HB: 9780300109115, Yale University Press, November 2006
320 pp., 29x24.8 cm, 60 colour images, 120 black&white illus.
Inverting rules with obvious relish, Florentine artist Piero di Cosimo (1462-1522) is known today, as he was in his own time, for his highly personal visual language, one capable of generating images of the most mesmerizing oddity. Endlessly inventiv...
Italian Through Film The Classics
ISBN: PB: 9780300109528, Yale University Press, November 2006
192 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
"Italian Through Film: The Classics" is a flexible tool for teachers who strive towards content-based instruction and believe that learning a language should be meaningful and enjoyable. It is based around fifteen classic Italian films which are freq...