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Broken Bargain Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street
ISBN: HB: 9780300223323, Yale University Press, February 2019
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
In the 1930s, battered and humbled by the Great Depression, the U.S. financial sector struck a grand bargain with the federal government. Bankers gained a safety net in exchange for certain curbs on their freedom: transparency rules, record-keeping a...
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£25,00
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Biodiversity and Climate Change Transforming the Biosphere
ISBN: PB: 9780300206111, Yale University Press, February 2019
416 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 9 colour illus., 71 black&white illus.
The physical and biological impacts of climate change are dramatic and broad-ranging. People who care about the planet and manage natural resources urgently need a synthesis of our rapidly growing understanding of these issues. In this all-new sequel...
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Bedouin Culture in the Bible
ISBN: HB: 9780300121827, Yale University Press, January 2019
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 black&white illus.
Written by one of the world's leading scholars of Bedouin culture, this groundbreaking book sheds new light on significant points of convergence between Bedouin and early Israelite cultures, as manifested in the Hebrew Bible. Bailey compares Bedouin...
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Beyond the Nation-State The Zionist Political Imagination from Pinsker to Ben-Gurion
ISBN: HB: 9780300230130, Yale University Press, January 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The Jewish nation-state has often been thought of as Zionism's end goal. In this bracing history of the idea of the Jewish state in modern Zionism, from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century until the establishment of the state of Israel, Dmi...
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£30,00
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Bottle Fly
ISBN: PB: 9780300235012, Yale University Press, November 2018
88 pp., 22.9x14 cm
Set in a bar in the Florida Everglades, this biting, brutally funny multigenerational family drama concerns a Gulf Coast couple, their disabled young ward, two lesbian tenants, and the bonds that bind them all together. It is a powerful story born ou...
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£13,99
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Becoming Property Art, Theory, and Law in Early Modern France
ISBN: HB: 9780300222791, Yale University Press, November 2018
384 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 117 colour and black&white illus.
This original and relevant book investigates the relationship between intellectual property and the visual arts in France from the 16th century to the French Revolution. It charts the early history of privilege legislation (today's copyright and pate...
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£55,00
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Bruegel's Winter Scenes Historians and Art Historians in Dialogue
ISBN: HB: 9780300236927, Mercatorfonds, October 2018
352 pp., 30x24.1 cm, 310 colour illus.
This focused volume presents a deep exploration and new interpretations of the winter paintings of Pieter Bruegel the Elder (ca. 1525-1569). By applying new methodological approaches and interdisciplinary research to these masterpieces of Flemish Ren...
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£50,00
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Bedroom An Intimate History
ISBN: HB: 9780300167092, Yale University Press, October 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The winner of France's prestigious Prix Femina Essai (2009), this imaginative and captivating book explores the many dimensions of the room in which we spend so much of our lives – the bedroom. Eminent cultural historian Michelle Perrot traces the ev...
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Benjamin Franklin The Religious Life of a Founding Father
ISBN: PB: 9780300240177, ISBN: HB: 9780300217490, Yale University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 black&white illus.
A major new biography, illuminating the great mystery of Benjamin Franklin's faith. Renowned as a printer, scientist, and diplomat, Benjamin Franklin also published more works on religious topics than any other eighteenth-century American layperson....
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£14,99
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Beowulf
ISBN: PB: 9780300236668, ISBN: HB: 9780300228885, Yale University Press, October 2018
264 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 black&white illus.
"Beowulf" tells the story of a Scandinavian hero who defeats three evil creatures – a huge, cannibalistic ogre named Grendel, Grendel's monstrous mother, and a dragon – and then dies, mortally wounded during his last encounter. If the definition of a...
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