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How to Get Grant Money in the Humanities and Social Sciences
ISBN: PB: 9780300217438, Yale University Press, February 2019
184 pp., 21x14 cm
Scholars in the humanities and social sciences need money to do research. This book shows them how to get it. In this accessible volume, Raphael Folsom shares proven strategies in a series of short, witty chapters. It features tips on how graduate st...
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History of the Future in Colonial Mexico
ISBN: HB: 9780300233933, Yale University Press, January 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Going against the grain of most existing scholarship, Matthew D. O'Hara explores the archives of colonial Mexico to uncover a history of "futuremaking." While historians and historical anthropologists of Latin America have long focused on historical...
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How Old Is the Hebrew Bible? A Linguistic, Textual, and Historical Study
ISBN: HB: 9780300234886, Yale University Press, January 2019
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
The age of the Hebrew Bible is a topic that has sparked controversy and debate in recent years. The scarcity of clear evidence allows for the possibility of many views, though these are often clouded by theological and political biases. This impressi...
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Hairy Who? 1966-1969
ISBN: HB: 9780300236903, Yale University Press, October 2018
256 pp., 29.2x20.3 cm, 220 colour and black&white illus.
This generously illustrated catalogue explores the history and significance of the Hairy Who, a group of six Chicago artists who transformed imagery from popular culture into highly personal works of art in a variety of media. New scholarship based o...
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Haunted On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds
ISBN: PB: 9780300239997, ISBN: HB: 9780300203806, Yale University Press, October 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
An award-winning scholar and author charts four hundred years of monsters and how they reflect the culture that created them Leo Braudy, a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, has won accolades for rev...
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Holy Resilience The Bible's Traumatic Origins
ISBN: PB: 9780300240009, ISBN: HB: 9780300204568, Yale University Press, October 2018
328 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
Human trauma gave birth to the Bible, suggests eminent religious scholar David Carr. The Bible's ability to speak to suffering is a major reason why the sacred texts of Judaism and Christianity have retained their relevance for thousands of years. In...
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How to Read Islamic Calligraphy
ISBN: PB: 9781588396303, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
156 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 141 colour illus.
"How to Read Islamic Calligraphy" explores the preeminence of the written word as a means of creative expression throughout the Islamic world. Aimed at a general audience, the book introduces all five major Islamic calligraphic script types, demonstr...
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Hampshire: South The Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300225037, Yale University Press, September 2018
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus.
This volume, a companion to "Hampshire: Winchester and the North", covers the county's southern half, from the woodland and heath of the New Forest to the cities along the Solent, and from remote Saxon churches to Modernist seaside villas. The origin...
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Hugh Lane The Art Market and the Art Museum, 1893-1915
ISBN: HB: 9780300236583, Yale University Press, September 2018
320 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 95 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
This book charts a geography of the art market and the art museum in the early 20th century through the legacy of one influential dealer. Born in Ireland, Hugh Lane (1875-1915) established himself in London in the 1890s. With little formal education...
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Hannibal A Hellenistic Life
ISBN: PB: 9780300240306, ISBN: HB: 9780300152043, Yale University Press, August 2018
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Hannibal lived a life of incredible feats of daring and survival, massive military engagements, and ultimate defeat. A citizen of Carthage and military commander in Punic Spain, he famously marched his war elephants and huge army over the Alps into R...
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