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Palladio Virtuel
ISBN: HB: 9780300213881, Yale University Press, December 2015
304 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 297 colour illus., 51 black&white illus.
Many historians of architecture have viewed the villas of Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) as physical manifestations of the classical architectural principles described in his treatise The Four Books of Architecture (I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura). W...
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£55,00
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This Program is Brought to You by... Distributing Television News Online
ISBN: PB: 9780300197501, Yale University Press, December 2015
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 18 black&white illus.
Journalism, television, cable, and online media are all evolving rapidly. At the nexus of these volatile industries is a growing group of individuals and firms whose job it is to develop and maintain online distribution channels for television news p...
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£30,00
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Welcome to Subirdia Sharing Our Neighborhoods With Wrens, Robins, Woodpeckers, and Other Wildlife
ISBN: PB: 9780300216875, ISBN: HB: 9780300197075, Yale University Press, December 2015
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 41 black&white illus.
"Welcome to Subirdia" presents a surprising discovery: the suburbs of many large cities support incredible biological diversity. Populations and communities of a great variety of birds, as well as other creatures, are adapting to the conditions of ou...
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£12,99
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£25,00
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Shaping Humanity How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins
ISBN: PB: 9780300216844, ISBN: HB: 9780300182026, Yale University Press, December 2015
368 pp., 25.4x21.6 cm, 163 colour illus.
What did earlier humans really look like? What was life like for them, millions of years ago? How do we know? In this book, internationally-renowned paleo-artist John Gurche describes the extraordinary process by which he creates forensically accurat...
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£25,00
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£38,00
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What Can and Can't be Said Race, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South
ISBN: HB: 9780300211757, Yale University Press, December 2015
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 59 black&white illus.
An original study of monuments to the civil rights movement and African American history that have been erected in the U.S. South over the past three decades, this powerful work explores how commemorative structures have been used to assert the prese...
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£35,00
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In the Courts of Religious Ladies Art, Vision, and Pleasure in Italian Renaissance Convents
ISBN: HB: 9780300214239, Yale University Press, December 2015
336 pp., 28x21.6 cm, 85 colour illus., 110 black&white illus.
This fascinating study considers the poetic and mythological artworks made for elite female monastic communities in Renaissance Italy. Nuns from the patrician class, who often disregarded obligations of austerity and poverty, commissioned sensually a...
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£45,00
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Madness and Memory The Discovery of Prions - A New Biological Principle of Disease
ISBN: PB: 9780300216905, ISBN: HB: 9780300191141, Yale University Press, December 2015
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 37 black&white illus.
In 1997, Stanley B. Prusiner received a Nobel Prize, the world's most prestigious award for achievement in physiology or medicine. That he was the sole recipient of the award for the year was entirely appropriate, for his struggle to identify the age...
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£20,00
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In Those Nightmarish Days The Ghetto Reportage of Peretz Opoczynski and Josef Zelkowicz
ISBN: PB: 9780300112313, Yale University Press, December 2015
369 pp., 21x14 cm
This volume sheds light on two brilliant but lesser known ghetto journalists: Josef Zelkowicz and Peretz Opoczynski. An ordained rabbi, Zelkowicz became a key member of the archive in the Lodz ghetto. Opoczynski was a journalist and mailman who contr...
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£25,00
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Contingent Beauty Contemporary Art from Latin America
ISBN: HB: 9780300214819, Yale University Press, December 2015
224 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm, 180 colour illus.
Exploring cutting-edge techniques and daring themes, many Latin American artists seamlessly intertwine aesthetic refinement with biting critiques of social and political issues. "Contingent Beauty" assembles major works by more than 20 such artists w...
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£40,00
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When Your Child Hurts Effective Strategies to Increase Comfort, Reduce Stress, and Break the Cycle of Chronic Pain
ISBN: PB: 9780300204650, Yale University Press, December 2015
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Parents of a child in pain want nothing more than to offer immediate comfort. But a child with chronic or recurring pain requires much more. His or her parents need skills and strategies not only for increasing comfort but also for helping their chil...
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