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Dispatches from Planet 3 Thirty-Two (Brief) Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way, and Beyond
ISBN: PB: 9780300248302, ISBN: HB: 9780300235746, Yale University Press, March 2020
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 50 black&white illus.
The galaxy, the multiverse, and the history of astronomy are explored in this engaging compilation of cosmological "tales" by multiple award-winning science writer Marcia Bartusiak. In thirty-two concise and engrossing essays, the author provides a d...
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Decline of Magic Britain in the Enlightenment
ISBN: HB: 9780300243581, Yale University Press, January 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 19 black&white illus.
In early modern Britain, belief in prophecies, omens, ghosts, apparitions and fairies was commonplace. Among both educated and ordinary people the absolute existence of a spiritual world was taken for granted. Yet in the eighteenth century such certa...
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Drawing Is Everything Founding Gifts of the Menil Drawing Institute
ISBN: HB: 9780300247121, Yale University Press, January 2020
256 pp., 26.7x21 cm, 224 colour illus.
Featuring outstanding 20th-century drawings promised or bequeathed to the Menil Collection for the opening of the Menil Drawing Institute, this elegant volume is a testament to the growing significance of drawings as stand-alone artworks over the pas...
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Dregs of the Day
ISBN: PB: 9780300242775, Yale University Press, November 2019
160 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
The final published work by the renowned Mairtin O Cadhain, this novella follows a widower as he attempts to plan his wife's funeral arrangements without money, direction, or whiskey. Thrown into a desert of unknowing, he knows not where to turn or w...
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Designs for Different Futures
ISBN: PB: 9780876332900, Yale University Press, October 2019
272 pp., 30x23 cm, 191 colour and black&white illus.
"Designs for Different Futures" records the concrete ideas and abstract dreams of designers, artists, academics, and scientists exploring how design might reframe our futures, socially, ethically, and aesthetically. Encompassing nearly 100 contempora...
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Dress in the Age of Jane Austen Regency Fashion
ISBN: HB: 9780300218725, Yale University Press, October 2019
336 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 180 colour illus.
This lively book reveals the clothing and fashion of the world depicted in Jane Austen's beloved books, focusing on the long Regency between the years 1795 and 1825. During this period, accelerated change saw Britain's turbulent entry into the modern...
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Divine Bodies Resurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity
ISBN: HB: 9780300179767, Yale University Press, July 2019
208 pp., 21x14 cm
When people talk about the resurrection they often assume that the bodies in the afterlife will be perfect. But which version of our bodies gets resurrected – young or old, healthy or sick, real-to-life or idealized? What bodily qualities must be rec...
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Down and Out in Saigon Stories of the Poor in a Colonial City
ISBN: PB: 9780300218251, Yale University Press, July 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Historian Haydon Cherry offers the first comprehensive social history of the urban poor of colonial French Saigon by following the lives of six individuals – a prostitute, a Chinese laborer, a rickshaw puller, an orphan, an incurable invalid, and a p...
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Dante and the Early Astronomer Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens
ISBN: HB: 9780300239898, Yale University Press, June 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm, 27 black&white illus.
In 1910, Mary Acworth Evershed (1867-1949) sat on a hill in southern India staring at the moon as she grappled with apparent mistakes in Dante's "Divine Comedy". Was Dante's astronomy unintelligible? Or was he, for a man of his time and place, as ins...
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Delicate Aggression Savagery and Survival in the Iowa Writers' Workshop
ISBN: HB: 9780300215847, Yale University Press, May 2019
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
As the world's preeminent creative writing program, the Iowa Writers' Workshop has produced an astonishing number of distinguished writers and poets since its establishment in 1936. Its alumni and faculty include twenty-eight Pulitzer Prize winners,...
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