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Hamlet's Choice Religion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies
ISBN: HB: 9780300247817, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Conspiracies and revolts simmered beneath the surface of Queen Elizabeth's reign. England was riven with tensions created by religious conflict and the prospect of dynastic crisis and regime change. In this rich, incisive account, Peter Lake reveal...
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Henry Scott Tuke
ISBN: HB: 9780300247589, Yale University Press, June 2020
160 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 130 colour illus.
Famed for his depictions of sun, sea, and sailing during a late Victorian and Edwardian golden age, the British painter Henry Scott Tuke RA (1858-1929) is an intriguing artistic anomaly. Moving between Cornish-based artist colonies and the London art...
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Henry III 1207-1258
ISBN: HB: 9780300238358, Yale University Press, May 2020
576 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Nine years of age when he came to the throne in 1216, Henry III had to rule within the limits set by the establishment of Magna Carta and the emergence of parliament. Pacific, conciliatory, and deeply religious, Henry brought many years of peace to E...
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Houdini The Elusive American
ISBN: HB: 9780300230796, Yale University Press, May 2020
232 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
In 1916, the war in Europe having prevented a tour abroad, Harry Houdini wrote a film treatment for a rollicking motion picture. Though the movie was never made, its title, "The Marvelous Adventures of Houdini: The Justly Celebrated Elusive American"...
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Homer | Remington
ISBN: HB: 9780300246100, Yale University Press, April 2020
224 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 150 colour illus.
Winslow Homer (1836-1910) and Frederic Remington (1861-1909) represent a distinct artistic strain of the American mythos: both were celebrated in their day as homegrown, self-taught artists whose work offered a vision of American identity rooted in s...
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How to Find a Higgs Boson and Other Big Mysteries in the World of the Very Small
ISBN: HB: 9780300244182, Yale University Press, April 2020
272 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 18 black&white illus.
How did physicists combine talent and technology to discover the Higgs boson, the last piece in our inventory of the subatomic world? How did the Higgs change our understanding of the universe? And now, nearly a decade after its detection, what comes...
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Having the Spirit of Christ Spirit Possession and Exorcism in the Early Christ Groups
ISBN: HB: 9780300245622, Yale University Press, February 2020
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The earliest Christian writings are filled with stories of possession and exorcism, which were crucial for the activity of the historical Jesus and for the practice of his earliest followers. Possession, besides being a harmful event that should be e...
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Hidden Face of Rights Toward a Politics of Responsibilities
ISBN: HB: 9780300233292, Yale University Press, February 2020
208 pp., 21x14 cm, 4 black&white illus.
When we debate questions in international law, politics, and justice, we often use the language of rights – and far less often the language of responsibilities. Human rights scholars and activists talk about state responsibility for rights, but they...
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Hitler's Jewish Refugees Hope and Anxiety in Portugal
ISBN: HB: 9780300244250, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
This riveting book describes the experience of Jewish refugees as they fled Hitler to live in limbo in Portugal until they could reach safer havens abroad. Drawing attention not only to the social and physical upheavals of refugee life, Kaplan highli...
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Horace Pippin, American Modern
ISBN: HB: 9780300243307, Yale University Press, February 2020
264 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 96 colour illus., 25 black&white illus.
Arguably the most successful African American artist of his day, Horace Pippin (1888-1946) taught himself to paint in the 1930s and quickly earned international renown for depictions of World War I, black families, and American heroes Abraham Lincoln...
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