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Why Liberalism Works How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All
ISBN: HB: 9780300235081, Yale University Press, December 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The greatest challenges facing humankind, according to Deirdre McCloskey, are poverty and tyranny, both of which hold people back. Arguing for a return to true liberal values, this engaging and accessible book develops, defends, and demonstrates how...
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National Gallery Technical Bulletin, Volume 41
ISBN: PB: 9781857096705, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, November 2020
104 pp., 29.9x21 cm, 200 illus.
The latest in this annual bulletin based on research carried out at the National Gallery, London, draws on the combined expertise of scientists, conservators, and curators, bringing together a wealth of information about artists' materials, practices...
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On the Viewing Platform The Panorama between Canvas and Screen
ISBN: HB: 9780300184792, Yale University Press, November 2020
324 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 160 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
This ambitious volume presents a multifaceted account of the legacy of the circular painted panorama and its far-reaching influence on art, photography, film, and architecture. From its 18th-century origins, the panorama quickly became a global mass-...
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Picture Ecology Art and Ecocriticism in Planetary Perspective
ISBN: PB: 9780300254266, Yale University Press, November 2020
256 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 170 colour illus.
Seeking a broad reexamination of visual culture through the lenses of ecocriticism, environmental justice, and animal studies, this compendium offers a diverse range of art-historical criticism formulated within an ecological context. "Picture Ecolog...
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Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Light and Flame
ISBN: HB: 9780300252200, Yale University Press, November 2020
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 colour illus., 8 maps
Richard Butterwick tells the compelling story of the last decades of one of Europe's largest and least understood polities: the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Drawing on the latest research, Butterwick vividly portrays the turbulence the Commonwealt...
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Rembrandt in Amsterdam Creativity and Competition
ISBN: HB: 9780300249934, Yale University Press, November 2020
300 pp., 29.8x23.5 cm, 250 illus.
Around the age of 25, Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669) moved from his hometown of Leiden to Amsterdam, which was the commercial capital of northern Europe at that time. Considered a bold step for a fledgling artist, this change demonstrates that Rembra...
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Speaking of Objects African Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
ISBN: HB: 9780300254327, Yale University Press, November 2020
216 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 135 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
Featuring a selection of more than 75 works of traditional African art in the Art Institute of Chicago's collection, this stunning volume includes objects in a wide variety of media from regions across the continent. Essays and catalogue entries by l...
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Street Life in Renaissance Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780300175431, Yale University Press, November 2020
320 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 150 illus.
The cities of Renaissance Italy comprised a network of forces shaping both the urban landscape and those who inhabited it. In this illuminating study, those complex relations are laid bare and explored through the lens of contemporary urban theory, p...
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Surviving Genocide Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas
ISBN: PB: 9780300255362, ISBN: HB: 9780300218121, Yale University Press, November 2020
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 49 black&white illus.
In the first part of this sweeping two-volume history, Jeffrey Ostler investigates how American democracy relied on Indian dispossession and the federally sanctioned use of force to remove or slaughter Indians in the way of U.S. expansion. He charts...
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Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles The Power of the Reader's Mind over a Universe of Death
ISBN: HB: 9780300247282, Yale University Press, November 2020
672 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This dazzling celebration of the power of poetry to sublimate death – completed weeks before Harold Bloom died – shows how literature renews life amid what Milton called "a universe of death". Bloom reads as a way of taking arms against the sea of li...
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