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Ending Book Hunger Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780300226003, Yale University Press, February 2020
224 pp., 21x14 cm
Worldwide, billions of people suffer from book hunger. For them, books are too few, too expensive, or do not even exist in their languages. Lea Shaver argues that this is an educational crisis: the most reliable predictor of children's achievement is...
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£27,50
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Essential Works of Thomas More
ISBN: HB: 9780300223378, Yale University Press, February 2020
1520 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 102 black&white illus.
In this book, Wegemer and Smith assemble More's most important English and Latin works for the first time in a single volume. This volume reveals the breadth of More's writing and includes a comprehensive selection of his works on theology, political...
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£75,00
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Existentialism, 70 Years After Yale French Studies, Number 135-136
ISBN: PB: 9780300242669, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
In 1948, Yale French Studies devoted its inaugural issue to existentialism. This anniversary issue responds seventy years later. In recent years, new critical and theoretical approaches have reconfigured existentialism and refreshed perspectives on t...
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£50,00
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Eternal Feast Banqueting in Chinese Art from the 10th to the 14th Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300246902, Yale University Press, January 2020
196 pp., 27.9x23.5 cm, 137 colour illus.
Feasting was an important social and ritual activity in China beginning in the Bronze Age, and cuisine retains a strong cultural significance to this day. This book focuses on feasting in the 10th through 14th centuries, examining Chinese paintings o...
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£40,00
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Edward Hopper and the American Hotel
ISBN: PB: 9780300246889, Yale University Press, November 2019
216 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 267 colour illus., 2 maps
The painter, draftsman, and illustrator Edward Hopper (1882-1967) is one of America's best-known and most frequently exhibited artists. Hotels, motels, and tourist homes are recurring motifs in his work, along with streets, lighthouses, and gas stati...
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£30,00
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Emulating Antiquity Renaissance Buildings from Brunelleschi to Michelangelo
ISBN: HB: 9780300225761, Yale University Press, November 2019
352 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 300 colour and black&white illus.
Focusing on the work of architects such as Brunelleschi, Bramante, Raphael, and Michelangelo, this extensively illustrated volume explores how the understanding of the antique changed over the course of the Renaissance. David Hemsoll reveals the ways...
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£55,00
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Epidemics and Society From the Black Death to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9780300192216, Yale University Press, November 2019
600 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 black&white illus.
This sweeping exploration of the impact of epidemic diseases looks at how mass infectious outbreaks have shaped society, from the Black Death to today. In a clear and accessible style, Frank M. Snowden reveals the ways that diseases have not only inf...
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£30,00
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Edith Halpert, the Downtown Gallery, and the Rise of American Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300231007, Yale University Press, October 2019
232 pp., 27.3x22.2 cm, 272 colour and black&white illus.
The question "What is American art?" might conjure the hyperrealism of Raphaelle Peale and William Harnett, the bold graphic style of Stuart Davis and Jacob Lawrence, or the Precisionist forms of Charles Sheeler. Little known, however, is that such n...
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£40,00
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Elizabethan Globalism England, China and the Rainbow Portrait
ISBN: HB: 9781913107031, Yale University Press, October 2019
336 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 90 colour and black&white illus.
Challenging the myth of Elizabethan England as insular and xenophobic, this revelatory study sheds light on how the nation's growing global encounters – from the Caribbean to Asia – created an interest and curiosity in the wider world that resonated...
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£50,00
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Endless Novelties of Extraordinary Interest The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger and the Birth of Modern Oceanography
ISBN: HB: 9780300232059, Yale University Press, October 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 29 black&white illus.
From late 1872 to 1876, H.M.S. Challenger explored the world's oceans. Conducting deep sea soundings, dredging the ocean floor, recording temperatures, observing weather, and collecting biological samples, the expedition laid the foundations for mode...
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£20,00
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