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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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Herbs and Roots A History of Chinese Doctors in the American Medical Marketplace
ISBN: HB: 9780300243611, Yale University Press, January 2020
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
Chinese medicine has a long history in the United States, with written records dating back to the American colonial period. In this intricately crafted history, Tamara Venit Shelton chronicles the dynamic systems of knowledge, therapies, and materia...
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How to Read Buddhist Art
ISBN: PB: 9781588396730, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2020
176 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 200 colour illus.
For more than 2,000 years, sublime works of art have been created to embody essential aspects of Buddhist thought, which developed and evolved as its practice spread from India to East Asia and beyond. "How to Read Buddhist Art" introduces this compl...
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Harvey Milk His Lives and Death
ISBN: PB: 9780300248555, ISBN: HB: 9780300222616, Yale University Press, November 2019
304 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
Harvey Milk – eloquent, charismatic, and a smart-aleck – was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977, but he had not even served a full year in office when he was shot by a homophobic fellow supervisor. Milk's assassination at the a...
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How the Old World Ended The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800
ISBN: HB: 9780300243598, Yale University Press, November 2019
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 maps
Between 1500 and 1800, the North Sea region overtook the Mediterranean as the most dynamic part of the world. At its core the Anglo-Dutch relationship intertwined close alliance and fierce antagonism to intense creative effect. But a precondition for...
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Hidden London Discovering the Forgotten Underground
ISBN: HB: 9780300245790, Yale University Press, September 2019
240 pp., 27.3x21 cm, 220 colour and black&white illus.
"Hidden London" is a lavishly illustrated history of disused and repurposed London Underground spaces. It provides the first narrative of a previously secret and barely understood aspect of London's history. Behind locked doors and lost entrances lie...
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How to Rig an Election
ISBN: PB: 9780300246650, ISBN: HB: 9780300204438, Yale University Press, September 2019
320 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 12 figures
Contrary to what is commonly believed, authoritarian leaders who agree to hold elections are generally able to remain in power longer than autocrats who refuse to allow the populace to vote. In this engaging and provocative book, Nic Cheeseman and Br...
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How the Gospels Became History Jesus and Mediterranean Myths
ISBN: HB: 9780300242638, Yale University Press, September 2019
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Did the early Christians believe their myths? Like most ancient – and modern – people, early Christians made efforts to present their myths in the most believable ways. In this eye-opening work, M. David Litwa explores how and why what later became...
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