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Entrenchment Wealth, Power, and the Constitution of Democratic Societies
ISBN: HB: 9780300238471, Yale University Press, August 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Much of our politics today, Paul Starr writes, is a struggle over entrenchment – efforts to bring about change in ways that opponents will find difficult to undo. That is why the stakes of contemporary politics are so high. In this wide-ranging boo...
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£25,00
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Essential Guide to Intellectual Property
ISBN: PB: 9780300214420, Yale University Press, July 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm, 20 black&white illus.
This engaging and accessible study looks at the origins, evolution, purpose, and limitations of intellectual property. Detailing how intellectual property affects industry, politics, cultural expression, and medical research, Aram Sinnreich takes a m...
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£17,99
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European Seaborne Empires From the Thirty Years' War to the Age of Revolutions
ISBN: PB: 9780300205152, Yale University Press, July 2019
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
In this thematic survey, Gabriel Paquette focuses on the development of the Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, and Dutch overseas empires in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He draws on recent advances in the field to re-examine their dev...
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Elizabethan Image An Introduction to English Portraiture, 1558-1603
ISBN: HB: 9780300244298, Yale University Press, June 2019
224 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 230 colour illus.
This richly illustrated volume presents an engaging overview of an extraordinary period of English history, the reign of Elizabeth I. Beginning with the great portrait of the Queen in grand procession with her Garter Knights, we discover themes that...
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£35,00
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Eileen Hogan Personal Geographies
ISBN: PB: 9780300241471, Yale University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 26x21 cm, 320 colour illus.
This visually stunning survey provides an in-depth look at Eileen Hogan's (b. 1946) working methods. Covering her entire career, it focuses particularly on two dominant themes in the artist's oeuvre – enclosed gardens and portraiture. Her depictions...
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£50,00
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Einstein His Space and Times
ISBN: PB: 9780300244373, ISBN: HB: 9780300196719, Yale University Press, May 2019
208 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
The commonly held view of Albert Einstein is of an eccentric genius for whom the pursuit of science was everything. But in actuality, the brilliant innovator whose Theory of Relativity forever reshaped our understanding of time was a man of his times...
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£14,99
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Emperor A New Life of Charles V
ISBN: HB: 9780300196528, Yale University Press, May 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, March 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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£45,00
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Encounters: Student Book 4 Chinese Language and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780300161656, Yale University Press, March 2019
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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Ezekiel 38-48 A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300218817, Yale University Press, March 2019
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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