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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, November 2020
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
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Jewish Christianity The Making of the Christianity-Judaism Divide
ISBN: HB: 9780300180138, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
In this provocative work, Matt Jackson-McCabe argues that the concept of Jewish Christianity represents an enduring legacy of Christian apologetics. Freethinkers of the English Enlightenment created the category of Jewish Christianity as a means of i...
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Jews of Eighteenth-Century Jamaica A Testamentary History of a Diaspora in Transition
ISBN: HB: 9780300238815, Yale University Press, August 2020
312 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm
Based on last wills and testaments composed by Jamaican Jews between 1673 and 1815, this book explores the social and familial experiences of one of the most critical yet understudied nodes of the Atlantic Portuguese Jewish Diaspora. Stanley Mirvis e...
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Jews and the Reformation
ISBN: HB: 9780300186291, Yale University Press, June 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 16 black&white illus.
In this rich, wide-ranging, and meticulously researched account, Kenneth Austin examines the attitudes of various Christian groups in the Protestant and Catholic Reformations towards Jews, the Hebrew language, and Jewish learning. Martin Luther's wri...
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James Prosek Art, Artifact, Artifice
ISBN: HB: 9780300250794, Yale University Press, May 2020
144 pp., 30.4x22.8 cm, 150 colour illus.
Award-winning artist, writer, and naturalist James Prosek (b. 1975) has gained a worldwide following for his deep connection with the natural world, which serves as the basis for his art and numerous popular books. In this cross-disciplinary catalogu...
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Jet Age Aesthetic The Glamour of Media in Motion
ISBN: HB: 9780300247466, Yale University Press, February 2020
232 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 98 colour illus., 52 black&white illus.
Vanessa R. Schwartz engagingly presents the jet plane's power to define a new age at a critical moment in the mid-20th century, arguing that the craft's speed and smooth ride allowed people to imagine themselves living in the future. Exploring realms...
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Joy 100 Poems
ISBN: PB: 9780300248630, ISBN: HB: 9780300226089, Yale University Press, January 2020
232 pp., 21x14 cm
Christian Wiman, a poet known for his meditations on mortality, has long been fascinated by joy and by its relative absence in modern literature. Why is joy so resistant to language? How has it become so suspect in our times? Manipulated by advertise...
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Job A New Translation
ISBN: HB: 9780300162349, Yale University Press, October 2019
248 pp., 21x14 cm
The book of Job has often been called the greatest poem ever written. The book, in Edward Greenstein's characterization, is "a Wunderkind, a genius emerging out of the confluence of two literary streams" which "dazzles like Shakespeare with unrivaled...
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Jerusalem City of the Book
ISBN: HB: 9780300222852, Yale University Press, June 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 colour illus., 23 black&white illus.
In this enchanting book, Merav Mack and Benjamin Balint explore Jerusalem's libraries to tell the story of this city as a place where some of the world's most enduring ideas were put into words. The writers of Jerusalem, although renowned the world o...
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Jabotinsky A Life
ISBN: PB: 9780300244380, ISBN: HB: 9780300136623, Yale University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 21x14.6 cm
Vladimir Jabotinsky (1880-1940) was a man of huge paradoxes and contradictions and is one of the most misunderstood Zionist political leaders – a first-rate novelist, a celebrated Russian journalist, and founder of the branch of Zionism now headed by...
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