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Central Leinster: Kildare, Laois, and Offaly Buildings of Ireland
ISBN: HB: 9780300232042, Yale University Press, July 2019
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
This comprehensive guide covers the historically rich and nuanced territory of Central Leinster, from the western borderlands of the medieval English Pale to the wild expanse of the Bog of Allen and further west to Clonmacnoise, cradle of early monas...
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Charleston Fancy Little Houses and Big Dreams in the Holy City
ISBN: HB: 9780300229073, Yale University Press, July 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 43 black&white illus.
Charleston, South Carolina, which boasts America's first historic district, is known for its palmetto-lined streets and picturesque houses. The Holy City, named for its profusion of churches, exudes an irresistible charm. Award-winning author and cul...
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CAMP Notes on Fashion
ISBN: HB: 9781588396686, Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 2019
256 pp., 34.3x26 cm, 250 colour illus.
Although an elusive concept, "camp" can be found in most forms of artistic expression, revealing itself through an aesthetic of deliberate stylization. Fashion is one of the most overt and enduring conduits of the camp aesthetic. As a site for the pl...
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Contested Territory Dien Bien Phu and the Making of Northwest Vietnam
ISBN: PB: 9780300233957, Yale University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The definitive account of one of the most important battles of the twentieth century, and the Black River borderlands' transformation into Northwest Vietnam Historians regard the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954 as the conflict that toppled the French...
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Class Matters The Strange Career of an American Delusion
ISBN: PB: 9780300244359, ISBN: HB: 9780300221503, Yale University Press, May 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm
From the decks of the Mayflower straight through to Donald Trump's "American carnage", class has always played a role in American life. In this remarkable work, Steve Fraser twines our nation's past with his own family's history, deftly illustrating...
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Clear and Present Safety The World Has Never Been Better and Why That Matters to Americans
ISBN: HB: 9780300222555, Yale University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 21x14 cm
What most frightens the average American? Terrorism. North Korea. Iran. But what if none of these are probable or consequential threats to America? What if the world today is safer, freer, wealthier, healthier, and better educated than ever before? W...
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Cunegonde's Kidnapping A Story of Religious Conflict in the Age of Enlightenment
ISBN: PB: 9780300244410, ISBN: HB: 9780300187366, Yale University Press, May 2019
312 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 black&white illus.
In a remote village on the Dutch-German border, a young Catholic woman named Cunegonde tries to kidnap a baby to prevent it from being baptized in a Protestant church. When she is arrested, fellow Catholics stage an armed raid to free her from detent...
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Cy Twombly, Treatise on the Veil, 1970
ISBN: HB: 9780300244571, Yale University Press, May 2019
80 pp., 35.6x27.9 cm, 42 colour illus.
One of the most important American postwar artists, Cy Twombly (1928-2011) engaged with mythological and poetic source material, setting him apart from other artists of his generation. In 1970, Twombly revisited his 1968 painting Treatise on the Veil...
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Club Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age
ISBN: HB: 9780300217902, Yale University Press, April 2019
488 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 31 colour illus., 93 black&white illus.
In 1763, the painter Joshua Reynolds proposed to his friend Samuel Johnson that they invite a few friends to join them every Friday at the Turk's Head Tavern in London to dine, drink, and talk until midnight. Eventually the group came to include amon...
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Culture in Nazi Germany
ISBN: HB: 9780300211412, Yale University Press, April 2019
472 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 colour illus.
Culture was integral to the smooth running of the Third Reich. In the years preceding WWII, a wide variety of artistic forms were used to instill a Nazi ideology in the German people and to manipulate the public perception of Hitler's enemies. During...
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