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Late Stalinism The Aesthetics of Politics
ISBN: HB: 9780300198478, Yale University Press, July 2020
576 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 5 black&white illus.
Not for sale in Russia! In this nuanced historical analysis of late Stalinism organized chronologically around the main events of the period – beginning with Victory in May 1945 and concluding with the death of Stalin in March 1953 – Evgeny Dobrenk...
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£45,00
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Lions' Den Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky
ISBN: PB: 9780300251845, ISBN: HB: 9780300222982, Yale University Press, July 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this lively intellectual history of the political Left, cultural critic Susie Linfield investigates how eight prominent twentieth-century intellectuals struggled with the philosophy of Zionism, and then with Israel and its conflicts with the Arab...
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Lie Machines How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives
ISBN: HB: 9780300250206, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Artificially intelligent "bot" accounts bolster or berate politicians on Twitter. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news sites to promote their bunk. Campaigners create fake dating profiles to attract young voters. We live in a world of technologies...
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Living Pictures Jan van Eyck and Painting's First Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300247572, Yale University Press, June 2020
192 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 95 colour illus.
When Jan van Eyck (c. 1390-1441) completed the revolutionary Ghent Altarpiece in 1432, it was unprecedented in European visual culture. His novel visual strategies, including lifelike detail, not only helped make painting the defining medium of Weste...
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London's New Scene Art and Culture in the 1960s
ISBN: HB: 9781913107109, Yale University Press, June 2020
416 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 80 colour illus., 120 black&white illus.
In the 1960s, London became a vibrant hub of artistic production. Postwar reconstruction, jet air travel, television arts programs, new color supplements, a generation of young artists, dealers, and curators, the influx of international film companie...
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£35,00
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Lonely Crowd A Study of the Changing American Character
ISBN: PB: 9780300246735, Yale University Press, May 2020
376 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Considered by many to be one of the most influential books of the twentieth century, "The Lonely Crowd" opened exciting new dimensions in our understanding of the problems confronting the individual in twentieth-century America. Richard Sennett's new...
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Learning Science The Value of Crafting Engagement in Science Environments
ISBN: HB: 9780300227383, Yale University Press, April 2020
200 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 15 black&white illus.
This book tells the story of a $3.6 million research project funded by the National Science Foundation aimed at increasing scientific literacy and addressing global concerns of declining science engagement. Studying dozens of classrooms across the Un...
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Lessons of Tragedy Statecraft and World Order
ISBN: PB: 9780300251760, ISBN: HB: 9780300238242, Yale University Press, April 2020
216 pp., 21x14 cm
The ancient Greeks hard-wired a tragic sensibility into their culture. By looking disaster squarely in the face, by understanding just how badly things could spiral out of control, they sought to create a communal sense of responsibility and courage...
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Life Magazine and the Power of Photography
ISBN: HB: 9780300250886, Yale University Press, March 2020
336 pp., 31.7x22.2 cm, 250 colour and black&white illus.
From the Great Depression to the Vietnam War, the vast majority of the photographs printed and consumed in the United States appeared on the pages of illustrated magazines. Offering an in-depth look at the photography featured in Life magazine throug...
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Little History of Poetry
ISBN: HB: 9780300232226, Yale University Press, March 2020
288 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 40 black&white illus.
What is poetry? If music is sound organized in a particular way, poetry is a way of organizing language. It is language made special so that it will be remembered and valued. It does not always work – over the centuries countless thousands of poems h...
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