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American West A New Interpretive History
ISBN: PB: 9780300185171, Yale University Press, October 2017
520 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 228 black&white illus.
The newly revised second edition of this concise, engaging, and unorthodox history of America's West has been updated to incorporate new research, including recent scholarship on Native American lives and cultures. An ideal text for course work, it p...
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Adrian Villar Rojas The Roof Garden Commission: The Theater of Disappearance
ISBN: PB: 9781588396211, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 2017
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm, 68 colour illus.
Known for his ephemeral, interconnected installations and monumental sculpture, Argentinian artist Adrian Villar Rojas (b. 1980) transformed The Met Roof into an immersive banquet scene for the 2017 Roof Garden Commission. This book retraces the arti...
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Aethelred The Unready
ISBN: PB: 9780300229721, ISBN: HB: 9780300196290, Yale University Press, August 2017
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
An imaginative reassessment of Aethelred "the Unready", one of medieval England's most maligned kings and a major Anglo-Saxon figure The Anglo-Saxon king Aethelred "the Unready" (978-1016) has long been considered to be inscrutable, irrational, and p...
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Anatomy of Malice The Enigma of the Nazi War Criminals
ISBN: PB: 9780300226935, ISBN: HB: 9780300213225, Yale University Press, July 2017
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 26 black&white illus.
When the ashes had settled after World War II and the Allies convened an international war crimes trial in Nuremberg, a psychiatrist, Douglas Kelley, and a psychologist, Gustave Gilbert, tried to fathom the psychology of the Nazi leaders, using exten...
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Art of Brutalism Rescuing Hope from Catastrophe in 1950s Britain
ISBN: HB: 9780300222746, Yale University Press, June 2017
276 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 40 colour illus., 110 black&white illus.
While most famously associated with numerous mid-century architects, Brutalism was a style of visual art that was also adopted by painters, sculptors, printmakers, and photographers. Taking into account Brutalist work by eminent artists such as Richa...
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£35,00
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Allan Kaprow and Claes Oldenburg Art, Happenings, and Cultural Politics
ISBN: HB: 9780300222609, Yale University Press, June 2017
272 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 135 colour and black&white illus.
This new interpretation of the structure and meaning of the Happenings produced by Allan Kaprow (1927-2006) and Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929) in the late 1950s and 1960s sheds light on the context, theoretical framework, and working practice unique to th...
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American Religion, American Politics An Anthology
ISBN: PB: 9780300203516, Yale University Press, June 2017
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Essential primary sources reveal the central tensions between American politics and religion throughout the nation's history. Despite the centrality of separation of church and state in American government, religion has played an important role in t...
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After Buddhism Rethinking the Dharma for a Secular Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300224344, Yale University Press, April 2017
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Some twenty-five centuries after the Buddha started teaching, his message continues to inspire people across the globe, including those living in predominantly secular societies. What does it mean to adapt religious practices to secular contexts? Ste...
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Age of Empires Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties
ISBN: HB: 9781588396174, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 2017
336 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 325 colour illus.
The first in-depth exploration of the artistic and cultural achievements of China's "classical" era. "Age of Empires" presents the art and culture of China during one of the most critical periods of its history – the four centuries from 221 B.C. to...
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Another World Nineteenth-Century Illustrated Print Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780300219067, Yale University Press, April 2017
304 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 166 colour illus., 46 black&white illus.
The remarkable story of the stylistic, cultural, and technical innovations that drove the surge of comics, caricature, and other print media in 19th-century Europe. Taking its title from the 1844 visionary graphic novel by J. J. Grandville, this gro...
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