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Congress The First Branch (Companion Readings)
ISBN: PB: 9780300220636, Yale University Press, September 2020
264 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 27 black&white illus.
This reader offers an examination of such topics as congressional elections, the internal structure of Congress, the legislative process, Congress and the president, and Congress and the courts. It is designed to accompany the course text "Congress:...
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£19,00
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Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne Nature Transformed
ISBN: PB: 9780300250848, Yale University Press, August 2020
80 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 40 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
Francois-Xavier (1927-2008) and Claude (1925-2019) Lalanne were a husband-wife team of artists who created inventive and often whimsical works that have been widely admired and collected since the 1960s. This book presents a carefully selected group...
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£25,00
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Catalogue of the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300250909, Yale University Press, July 2020
448 pp., 27.9x24.7 cm, 560 colour illus.
Over more than four decades, Robert and Betsy Feinberg have assembled the finest private collection of Edo-period Japanese painting in the United States. The collection is notable for its size, its remarkable quality, and its comprehensiveness. It re...
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Collecting Inspiration Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co.
ISBN: HB: 9781588396907, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2020
320 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 275 colour illus.
Edward C. Moore (1827-1891) was the creative leader who brought unparalleled originality and success to Tiffany & Co. during the late 19th century. A silversmith, designer, and prodigious collector, Moore sought out exceptional objects from around th...
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£50,00
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Constitutional Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300231021, Yale University Press, July 2020
384 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Few terms in political theory are as overused, and yet as under-theorized, as constitutional revolution. In this book, Gary Jacobsohn and Yaniv Roznai argue that the most widely accepted accounts of constitutional transformation, such as those found...
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£50,00
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Celestial Mirror The Astronomical Observatories of Jai Singh II
ISBN: HB: 9780300246278, Yale University Press, June 2020
168 pp., 26.6x22.8 cm, 163 colour illus.
Between 1724 and 1730, Maharajah Sawaii Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories, called Jantar Mantars, in northern India. The four remaining observatories are an extraordinary fusion of architecture and science, combining...
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£35,00
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Christians Who Became Jews Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City
ISBN: HB: 9780300247893, Yale University Press, June 2020
240 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
When considering Jewish identity in Acts of the Apostles, scholars have often emphasized Jewish and Christian religious difference, an emphasis that masks the intersections of civic, ethnic, and religious identifications in antiquity. Christopher Str...
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Clock Mirage Our Myth of Measured Time
ISBN: HB: 9780300229325, Yale University Press, June 2020
272 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 22 black&white illus.
What is time? This question has fascinated philosophers, mathematicians, and scientists for thousands of years. Why does time seem to speed up with age? What is its connection with memory, anticipation, and sleep cycles? Award-winning author and ma...
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Challenges of Multilateralism
ISBN: PB: 9780300230451, Yale University Press, May 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Multilateral initiatives have brought about striking, yet diverging, results. International organizations often struggle with the nationalist impulses of member states, different and shifting goals, and a lack of enforcement methods. Here, Kathryn La...
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£30,00
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Charles Darwin's Barnacle and David Bowie's Spider How Scientific Names Celebrate Adventurers, Heroes, and Even a Few Scoundrels
ISBN: HB: 9780300238280, Yale University Press, May 2020
256 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 25 black&white illus.
Ever since Carl Linnaeus's binomial system of scientific names was adopted in the eighteenth century, scientists have been eponymously naming organisms in ways that both honor and vilify their namesakes. This charming, informative, and accessible his...
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