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Better Planet Forty Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future
ISBN: HB: 9780300246247, Yale University Press, December 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Sustainability has emerged as a global priority over the past several years. The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change and the adoption of the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals through the United Nations have highlighted the need to address cr...
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£18,99
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Edward Hopper and the American Hotel
ISBN: PB: 9780300246889, Yale University Press, December 2019
216 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 267 colour illus., 2 maps
The painter, draftsman, and illustrator Edward Hopper (1882-1967) is one of America's best-known and most frequently exhibited artists. Hotels, motels, and tourist homes are recurring motifs in his work, along with streets, lighthouses, and gas stati...
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Arabs A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires
ISBN: PB: 9780300251630, Yale University Press, December 2019
656 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 26 colour illus., 4 maps
This kaleidoscopic book covers almost 3,000 years of Arab history and shines a light on the footloose Arab peoples and tribes who conquered lands and disseminated their language and culture over vast distances. Tracing this process to the origins of...
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Falling Felines and Fundamental Physics
ISBN: HB: 9780300231298, Yale University Press, December 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 75 black&white illus.
The question of how falling cats land on their feet has long intrigued humans. In this playful and eye?opening history, physicist and cat parent Gregory Gbur explores how attempts to understand the cat?righting reflex have provided crucial insights i...
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Catch-67 The Left, the Right, and the Legacy of the Six-Day War
ISBN: PB: 9780300248418, ISBN: HB: 9780300236743, Yale University Press, December 2019
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Since the Six-Day War, Israelis have been entrenched in a national debate over whether to keep the land they conquered or to return some, if not all, of the territories to Palestinians. In a balanced and insightful analysis, Micah Goodman deftly shed...
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In Pursuit of Fashion The Sandy Schreier Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781588396969, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, December 2019
204 pp., 33x23.5 cm, 174 colour illus.
This handsome volume explores the modern discipline of fashion collecting, presenting remarkable works from one of the greatest private collection of 20th-century costume. This group of clothing and accessories, assembled over several decades by Sand...
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£35,00
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New Testament A Translation
ISBN: PB: 9780300248449, ISBN: HB: 9780300186093, Yale University Press, December 2019
616 pp., 21x14 cm
David Bentley Hart undertook this new translation of the New Testament in the spirit of "etsi doctrina non daretur," "as if doctrine is not given". Reproducing the texts' often fragmentary formulations without augmentation or correction, he has produ...
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Never Again Gardens of Peace: A Landscape and Architectural History of War Cemeteries
ISBN: HB: 9780300246490, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, December 2019
224 pp., 27.3x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
The wealth of splendid photography in this singular publication features military cemeteries and memorials, conveying their grace, solemn beauty, and deep emotional resonance. Hundreds of cemeteries and memorials from the First and Second World Wars...
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Francois Morellet
ISBN: HB: 9780300245691, Yale University Press, November 2019
248 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 90 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
This in-depth exploration of celebrated French artist Francois Morellet (1926-2016) showcases his diverse oeuvre, famous for infusing systematic and rigorous experimentation with humor and playfulness. Morellet's interest in kinetic and optical effec...
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Aquatint Worlds Travel, Print, and Empire, 1770-1820
ISBN: HB: 9781913107048, Yale University Press, November 2019
328 pp., 28.6x24.1 cm, 215 colour and black&white illus.
In the late 18th century, British artists embraced the medium of aquatint for its ability to produce prints with rich and varied tones that became even more stunning with the addition of color. At the same time, the expanding purview of the British e...
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