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Faisal I of Iraq
ISBN: HB: 9780300127324, Yale University Press, December 2013
560 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm , 32 black&white illus.
Born in 1885, King Faisal I of Iraq was a great figure not only in the founding of the state of Iraq but also in the making of the modern Middle East. In all the tumult leading to the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire and the establishment of new Ara...
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£45,00
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Warburg Years (1919-1933) Essays on Language, Art, Myth, and Technology
ISBN: HB: 9780300108194, Yale University Press, December 2013
384 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm , 1 black&white illus.
The Jewish German philosopher Ernst Cassirer was one of the leading proponents of the Marburg school of neo-Kantianism. The essays in this volume provide a window into Cassirer's discovery of the symbolic nature of human existence – the fact that our...
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£65,00
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Fernand Leger and the Modern City
ISBN: PB: 9780300197662, Yale University Press, December 2013
256 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm , 238 colour images, 11 black&white illus.
With his landmark 1919 painting "The City, Fernand Leger" (1881-1955) inaugurated a vitally experimental decade during which he and others redefined the practice of painting in confrontation with the forms of cultural production that were central to...
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In Flanders Fields The Great War Seen from the Air, 1914-1918
ISBN: HB: 9780300196580, Mercatorfonds, December 2013
396 pp., 25.4x29.8 cm , 532 black&white illus.
Aerial photography was a relatively new technology at the onset of World War I and was embraced as an indispensable tool of wartime intelligence by all nations involved in the conflict. As a result, thousands of photographs taken from the air over th...
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Made in the U.S.A. American Masterworks from The Phillips Collection
ISBN: PB: 9780300196153, Yale University Press, December 2013
256 pp., 25.4x22.9 cm , 143 colour, 92 black&white illus.
American art has been essential to The Phillips Collection since its founding by Duncan Phillips in 1921. Phillips' collecting interests were decidedly against the grain: he acquired the work of living American artists when it was unpopular to do so...
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£25,00
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Ship of Death A Voyage that Changed the Atlantic World
ISBN: HB: 9780300194524, Yale University Press, December 2013
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm , 21 black&white illus.
It is no exaggeration to say that the Hankey, one small British ship that circled the Atlantic Ocean in 1792 and 1793, transformed Atlantic World history. This extraordinary book tells the just-uncovered story of the Hankey, from its altruistic begin...
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£27,00
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First Thousand Years A Global History of Christianity
ISBN: PB: 9780300198386, Yale University Press, December 2013
416 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm , 25 black&white illus.
How did a community that was largely invisible in the first two centuries of its existence go on to remake the civilizations it inhabited, culturally, politically, and intellectually? Beginning with the life of Jesus, Robert Louis Wilken narrates the...
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£16,00
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Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition
ISBN: PB: 9780300163872, Yale University Press, December 2013
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm , 4 black&white illus., 3 maps
While the British were able to accomplish abolition in the trans-Atlantic world by the end of the nineteenth century, their efforts paradoxically caused a great increase in legal and illegal slave trading in the western Indian Ocean. Bringing togethe...
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£23,00
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Art of the American Frontier The Buffalo Bill Center of the West
ISBN: HB: 9780300197389, Yale University Press, December 2013
160 pp., 25.4x30.5 cm , 320 colour illus.
The visual history of the American West calls to mind iconic artworks and nostalgia for the past. "Art of the American Frontier" presents more than 300 artworks and artefacts from 1830 to 1930, showcasing the premier collections of the Buffalo Bill C...
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Religious Poverty, Visual Riches Art in the Dominican Churches of Central Italy in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
ISBN: HB: 9780300187656, Yale University Press, December 2013
368 pp., 28x23 cm , 80 colour images, 200 black&white illus.
The Dominican friars of late-medieval Italy were vowed to a life of religious poverty. Yet their churches contained many visual riches, as this groundbreaking study reveals. Works by supreme practitioners – Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto and Simone Martini...
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