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Asian America A Primary Source Reader
ISBN: PB: 9780300195446, Yale University Press, January 2017
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 black&white illus.
An essential collection that brings together the core primary texts of the Asian American experience in one volume An essential volume for the growing academic discipline of Asian American studies, this collection of core primary texts draws from a w...
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£25,00
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At Twilight They Return A Novel in Ten Tales
ISBN: HB: 9780300200713, Yale University Press, January 2017
528 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
The powerful and stylistically brilliant saga of a family by one of contemporary Greece's most acclaimed literary masters Zyranna Zateli's ambitious, multigenerational saga is the story of Christoforos, who first weds Petroula, and then Eftha, follow...
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Anna and Tranquillo Catholic Anxiety and Jewish Protest in the Age of Revolutions
ISBN: HB: 9780300219043, Yale University Press, January 2017
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 3 black&white illus.
A historical interpretation of the diary of an eighteenth-century Jewish woman who resisted the efforts of the papal authorities to force her religious conversion After being seized by the papal police in Rome in May 1749, Anna del Monte, a Jew, kept...
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Art of Survival France and the Great War Picaresque
ISBN: HB: 9780300217513, Yale University Press, November 2016
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 black&white illus.
An astute literary and cultural history of World War I in France that offers a fresh perspective on the popular culture of the Great War The First World War soldier has often been depicted as a helpless victim sacrificed by a ruthless society in the...
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All These Worlds are Yours The Scientific Search for Alien Life
ISBN: HB: 9780300208696, Yale University Press, November 2016
232 pp., 21x14 cm
Where would you look for alien life? An astronomer and science popularizer explains the basics of astrobiology to outline five plausible scenarios for finding extraterrestrials Long before space travel was possible, the idea of life beyond Earth tran...
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£25,00
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Assyria to Iberia A Metropolitan Museum of Art Symposia
ISBN: PB: 9781588396068, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2016
404 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 300 colour illus.
In 2014, the Metropolitan Museum presented Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age, an unprecedented exhibition that offered a comprehensive overview of art, diplomacy, and cultural exchange in the ancient Near East and across the Mediterr...
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£35,00
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August 1914 France, the Great War, and a Month That Changed the World Forever
ISBN: HB: 9780300208276, Yale University Press, November 2016
256 pp., 21x14 cm, 1 black&white illus.
A haunting portrait of France at war On August 1, 1914, war erupted into the lives of millions of families across France. Most people thought the conflict would last just a few weeks. Yet before the month was out, twenty-seven thousand French soldier...
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Art and Optics in the Hereford Map An English Mappa Mundi, c. 1300
ISBN: HB: 9780300220339, Yale University Press, October 2016
240 pp., 28x21.6 cm, 50 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
A single, monumental mappa mundi (world map), made around 1300 for Hereford Cathedral, survives intact from the Middle Ages. As Marcia Kupfer reveals in her arresting new study, this celebrated testament to medieval learning has long been profoundly...
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£60,00
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Album Picabia
ISBN: PB: 9780300225563, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, September 2016
224 pp., 29.8x22.9 cm, 220 colour and black&white illus.
Album Picabia is an inspiring, artistic chronicle of Francis Picabia's life (1879-1953) as seen through the eyes of his last wife and creative protegee, Olga Mohler Picabia. Begun in 1936, four years before their marriage, and left unfinished in 1951...
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As Essential as Dreams Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Stephanie and John Smither
ISBN: HB: 9780300218411, Yale University Press, September 2016
112 pp., 24.8x29.2 cm, 114 colour illus.
This stunning book examines the collection of works by self-taught artists assembled by Stephanie and John Smither over the last thirty-odd years. A team of prominent curators, writers, critics, and art historians focuses on key works by twelve artis...
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