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Painting a Map of Sixteenth-Century Mexico City Land, Writing, and Native Rule
ISBN: HB: 9780300180718, Yale University Press, November 2012
304 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm , 277 colour images, 10 black&white illus.
In 1975, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University acquired an exceptional mid-16th-century map of Mexico City, which, until 1521, had been the capital of the Aztecs, the Nahua-speaking people who dominated the Valley of Mexico...
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£55,00
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Love A History
ISBN: PB: 9780300187748, Yale University Press, November 2012
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Love – unconditional, selfless, unchanging, sincere, and totally accepting – is worshipped today as the West's only universal religion. To challenge it is one of our few remaining taboos. In this pathbreaking and superbly written book, philosopher Si...
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£12,00
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Ravel
ISBN: PB: 9780300187762, Yale University Press, November 2012
420 pp., 23.6x16.2 cm , 16 black&white illus.
This new biography of Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), by one of the leading scholars of nineteenth- and twentieth-century French music, is based on a wealth of written and oral evidence, some newly translated and some derived from interviews with the comp...
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Art of the Actual Naturalism and Style in Early Third Republic France
ISBN: HB: 9780300179880, Yale University Press, November 2012
256 pp., 25.6x19.2 cm , 50 colour images, 200 black&white illus.
The French Republic – with its rallying cry for liberty, equality, and fraternity – emerged in 1870, and by 1880 had developed a coherent republican ideology. The regime pursued secular policies and emphasized its commitment to science and technology...
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Agustin Fernandez The Metamorphosis of Experience
ISBN: HB: 9788874396306, 5 Continents Editions, November 2012
260 pp., 30.7x29.7 cm , colour illus.
As a painter I use a realist technique, but the emblems I invent are not real. They are purely imaginative... Painting is a thing of the mind. My realism is not nature, or landscape, or still life, but the psychological world. At the time of his deat...
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£48,00
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Renaissance Epic and the Oral Past
ISBN: PB: 9780300178869, Yale University Press, November 2012
256 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
This book explores why Renaissance epic poetry clung to fictions of song and oral performance in an age of growing literacy. Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century poets, Anthony Welch argues, came to view their written art as newly distinct from the ora...
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£34,00
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Introduction to the Bible
ISBN: PB: 9780300181791, Yale University Press, November 2012
352 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
This book examines the small library of 24 separate books common to all Jewish and Christian Bibles – books that preserve the efforts of diverse individuals over the span of many centuries to make sense of their personal experiences and those of thei...
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£19,00
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Dance Claimed Me A Biography of Pearl Primus
ISBN: PB: 9780300187939, ISBN: HB: 9780300155341, Yale University Press, November 2012
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm , 33 black&white illus.
Pearl Primus (1919-1994) blazed onto the dance scene in 1943 with stunning works that incorporated social and racial protest into their dance aesthetic. In "The Dance Claimed Me", Peggy and Murray Schwartz, friends and colleagues of Primus, offer an...
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£28,00
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Political Philosophy
ISBN: PB: 9780300181807, Yale University Press, November 2012
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm , 10 black&white illus.
Who ought to govern? Why should I obey the law? How should conflict be controlled? What is the proper education for a citizen and a statesman? These questions probe some of the deepest and most enduring problems that every society confronts, regardle...
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From Peace to Freedom Quaker Rhetoric and the Birth of American Antislavery, 1657-1761
ISBN: HB: 9780300180770, Yale University Press, November 2012
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This is the first book to investigate the development of antislavery thought and rhetoric within the Society of Friends. Through meticulous examination of the earliest writings of the Friends, including diaries and letters, Brycchan Carey reveals the...
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£30,00
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