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Innovation Bureaucracies Let's Make the State Entrepreneurial
ISBN: HB: 9780300227277, Yale University Press, January 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The public sector's role in innovation is explored in cogent detail in an important study that reveals the complexities, benefits, and pitfalls of the innovative state in action. The authors, all noted experts in the field, examine the different appr...
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£28,00
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I Live in the Slums Stories
ISBN: HB: 9780300247435, Yale University Press, July 2020
344 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
In Can Xue's world the superficial is peeled away to reveal layers of depth and meaning. Her stories observe no conventions of plot or characterization and limn a chaotic, poetic state ordered by the extreme logic of philosophy. Combining elements...
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Italian Paintings in the Norton Simon Museum The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
ISBN: HB: 9780300250497, Yale University Press, June 2020
416 pp., 27.9x24.7 cm, 203 colour illus.
The preeminent collector Norton Simon amassed more than 100 Italian paintings during his 35-year career, and today they stand among the treasures of the Norton Simon Museum. In this catalogue – the first of two volumes devoted to the museum's Italian...
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In Search of Meadowlarks Birds, Farms, and Food in Harmony with the Land
ISBN: HB: 9780300237146, Yale University Press, April 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 60 black&white illus.
With predictions of a human population of more than nine billion by the middle of this century and eleven billion by 2100, we stand at a crossroads in our agricultural evolution. In this clear and engaging yet scientifically rigorous book, wildlife b...
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£25,00
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Into Wild Mongolia
ISBN: HB: 9780300246179, Yale University Press, April 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 16 colour illus., 41 black&white illus.
Mongolia became a satellite of the Soviet Union in the mid-1920s, and for nearly seven decades effectively closed its doors to the outside world. Biologist George Schaller initially visited the country in 1989, and was one of the first Western scient...
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In Pursuit of Civility Manners and Civilization in Early Modern England
ISBN: PB: 9780300251524, ISBN: HB: 9780300235777, Yale University Press, April 2020
480 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 28 colour illus.
What did it mean to be ‘civilized’ in Early Modern England? Keith Thomas's seminal studies "Religion and the Decline of Magic", "Man and the Natural World", and "The Ends of Life", explored the beliefs, values and social practices of the years bet...
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Introduction to Art
ISBN: PB: 9780300247138, Yale University Press, March 2020
344 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 250 colour illus.
Charles Harrison's landmark book offers an original, clear, and wide-ranging introduction to the arts of painting and sculpture, to the principal artistic print media, and to the visual arts of modernism and post-modernism. Covering the entire histor...
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Internet in Everything Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch
ISBN: HB: 9780300233070, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
The Internet has leapt from human-facing display screens into the material objects all around us. In this so-called Internet of Things – connecting everything from cars to cardiac monitors to home appliances – there is no longer a meaningful distinct...
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Inventing Acadia Painting and Place in Louisiana
ISBN: HB: 9780300247312, Yale University Press, February 2020
250 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 160 colour illus.
With its dense forests and swamps, Louisiana captured the imagination of writers and painters who viewed its landscape as a fascinating, untamed wilderness. Starting in the 1820s when French emigres brought the Barbizon school to New Orleans, the sta...
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In Pursuit of History A Lifetime Collecting Colonial American Art and Artifacts
ISBN: HB: 9780876332931, Yale University Press, January 2020
304 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 215 colour illus.
This book showcases highlights from the Dietrich American Foundation, established in 1963 by H. Richard Dietrich Jr. and focused on 18th-century American fine and decorative arts. Essays explore the formation of the collection and its many areas of s...
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