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Emperor A New Life of Charles V
ISBN: HB: 9780300196528, Yale University Press, April 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 colour illus., 24 black&white illus.
The life of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), ruler of Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and much of Italy and Central and South America, has long intrigued biographers. But the elusive nature of the man (despite an abundance of documentation), his relen...
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£25,00
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Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums
ISBN: HB: 9780300237023, Yale University Press, February 2019
272 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 290 colour and black&white illus.
From personal ornamentation to funerary practice, from palace decoration to private devotion, jade has played a major role in Chinese social, cultural, and political life for millennia. Exploring the history of this revered stone through the esteemed...
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Edward Ruscha Catalogue Raisonne of the Works on Paper, Volume 2: 1977-1997
ISBN: HB: 9780300214666, Yale University Press, January 2019
450 pp., 29.8x24.1 cm, 1060 colour illus., 12 black&white illus.
Volume 2 of this exceptional catalogue raisonn project compiles the unique works on paper that Edward Ruscha (b. 1937) made between 1977 and 1997, the artist's midcareer period, during which he achieved international renown. More than 1,000 works are...
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£150,00
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Encounters: Student Book 4 Chinese Language and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780300161656, Yale University Press, December 2018
320 pp., 27.6x21.6 cm, 180 colour illus.
Designed for English-speaking students ready to embark on the adventure of learning Mandarin Chinese, "Encounters" accelerates proficiency and cultural understanding through authentic language and cultural experiences. This fully integrated program i...
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£60,00
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Essential Duchamp
ISBN: PB: 9780300233117, Yale University Press, December 2018
200 pp., 24.8x18.9 cm, 182 colour and black&white illus.
This richly illustrated publication explores the full career of the hugely influential and endlessly fascinating French-American artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968). A pioneer whose creative output was predicated on a fundamental questioning of what ar...
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Empire of the Eagle An Illustrated Natural History
ISBN: HB: 9780300232899, Yale University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 28.9x23.5 cm, 400 colour illus.
Eagles hold a unique allure among birds for their combination of power, grace, and predatory prowess. Captivating the human imagination, these raptors have symbolized pride, freedom, and independence of spirit since humankind's earliest times. This b...
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Ezekiel 38-48 A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300218817, Yale University Press, November 2018
360 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 10 black&white illus.
Stephen L. Cook offers an accessible translation and interpretation of the final sections of Ezekiel. These chapters, the most challenging texts of scripture, describe the end-time assault of Gog of Magog on Israel and provide an incredible visionary...
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Ecologies, Agents, Terrains
ISBN: PB: 9780300233162, Yale University Press, October 2018
300 pp., 24.1x17.8 cm, 150 colour illus.
The newest volume in the acclaimed Clark Studies in the Visual Arts series, this collection of essays explores the intrinsic connection between art and the environment. The romance and rejection of "nature" have always occupied places at the heart of...
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End of the Asian Century War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region
ISBN: PB: 9780300239980, ISBN: HB: 9780300212228, Yale University Press, October 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
An urgently needed "risk map" of the many dangers that could derail Asia's growth and stability Since Marco Polo, the West has waited for the "Asian Century". Today, the world believes that Century has arrived. Yet from China's slumping economy to wa...
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Enraged Why Violent Times Need Ancient Greek Myths
ISBN: PB: 9780300239966, ISBN: HB: 9780300217377, Yale University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm
Millennia ago, Greek myths exposed the dangers of violent rage and the need for empathy and self-restraint. Homer's "Iliad", Euripides' "Hecuba", and Sophocles' "Ajax" show that anger and vengeance destroy perpetrators and victims alike. Composed bef...
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