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Bretton Woods Agreements Together with Scholarly Commentaries and Essential Historical Documents
ISBN: PB: 9780300236798, Yale University Press, August 2019
504 pp., 21x14 cm, 5 black&white illus.
The two world wars brought an end to a long-standing system of international commerce based on the gold standard. After the First World War, the weaknesses in the gold standard contributed to hyperinflation, the Great Depression, the rise of fascism,...
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Behind the Screen Content Moderation in the Shadows of Social Media
ISBN: HB: 9780300235883, Yale University Press, August 2019
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Social media on the internet can be a nightmarish place. A primary shield against hateful language, violent videos, and online cruelty uploaded by users is not an algorithm. It is people. Mostly invisible by design, over 100,000 commercial content mo...
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Book of Collateral Damage
ISBN: HB: 9780300228946, Yale University Press, July 2019
312 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Widely praised in the Arab world, renowned author Sinan Antoon's fourth and most sophisticated novel follows Nameer, a young Iraqi scholar earning his Ph.D. at Harvard, who is hired by filmmakers to help document the devastation of the 2003 invasion...
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Blueprint for War FDR and the Hundred Days That Mobilized America
ISBN: PB: 9780300244342, ISBN: HB: 9780300203530, Yale University Press, June 2019
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus. in 8-pg insert
In the cold winter months that followed Franklin Roosevelt's election in November 1940 to an unprecedented third term in the White House, he confronted a worldwide military and moral catastrophe. Almost all the European democracies had fallen under t...
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Breakpoint Reckoning with America's Environmental Crises
ISBN: PB: 9780300244397, ISBN: HB: 9780300179392, Yale University Press, June 2019
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 7 black&white illus.
Eminent ecologist Jeremy B. C. Jackson and award-winning journalist Steve Chapple traveled the length of the Mississippi River interviewing farmers, fishermen, scientists, and policymakers to better understand the mounting environmental problems rava...
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Bartolome Bermejo Master of the Spanish Renaissance
ISBN: PB: 9781857096446, National Gallery London, June 2019
128 pp., 26.7x21 cm, 70 colour illus.
Painted in 1468, "Saint Michael Triumphant over the Devil" is the first documented work by Bartolome Bermejo (c. 1440 - c. 1501), a 15th-century Spanish artist by whom only about 20 paintings are known. Acquired by the National Gallery in 1995, the p...
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Bletchley Park and D-Day
ISBN: HB: 9780300243574, Yale University Press, May 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus., 2 maps
Since the secret of Bletchley Park was revealed in the 1970s, the work of its codebreakers has become one of the most famous stories of the Second World War. But cracking the Nazis' codes was only the start of the process. Thousands of secret intelli...
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Breaking White Supremacy Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel
ISBN: PB: 9780300244335, ISBN: HB: 9780300205619, Yale University Press, April 2019
632 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 6 black&white illus.
The civil rights movement was one of the most searing developments in modern American history. It abounded with noble visions, resounded with magnificent rhetoric, and ended in nightmarish despair. It won a few legislative victories and had a profoun...
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Ben Hecht Fighting Words, Moving Pictures
ISBN: HB: 9780300180428, Yale University Press, March 2019
264 pp., 21x14.6 cm
He was, according to Pauline Kael, "the greatest American screenwriter". Jean-Luc Godard called him "a genius" who "invented 80 percent of what is used in Hollywood movies today". Besides tossing off dozens of now-classic scripts – including "Scarfac...
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Boilly Scenes of Parisian Life
ISBN: HB: 9781857096439, National Gallery London, March 2019
96 pp., 26x24.8 cm, 40 colour illus.
In a long career that spanned the French Revolution, the rise and fall of Napoleon, and the Bourbon Restoration, Louis-Leopold Boilly (1761-1845) created innovative and daring paintings in the midst of the most turbulent times. Bringing together two...
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