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Literate South Reading before Emancipation
ISBN: HB: 9780300112535, Yale University Press, August 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 black&white illus.
A pervasive assumption about the culture of the southern United States is that it is firmly rooted in an oral tradition, not a written one. Schweiger complicates our understanding of literacy and reading in the American South before emancipation by s...
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Liberty in the Things of God The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom
ISBN: HB: 9780300226638, Yale University Press, July 2019
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In the ancient world Christian apologists wrote in defense of their right to practice their faith in the cities of the Roman Empire. They argued that religious faith is an inward disposition of the mind and heart and cannot be coerced by external for...
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Leonardo da Vinci Rediscovered
ISBN: SET: 9780300191950, Yale University Press, June 2019
2200 pp., 29.2x24.8 cm, 1500 colour and black&white illus.
The towering genius of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) has been celebrated – and remained undisputed – for hundreds of years. A groundbreaking, essential addition to scholarship, "Leonardo da Vinci Rediscovered" continues this legacy while simultaneous...
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Lions' Den Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky
ISBN: HB: 9780300222982, Yale University Press, May 2019
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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Listening In Cybersecurity in an Insecure Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300244427, ISBN: HB: 9780300227444, Yale University Press, May 2019
240 pp., 21x14 cm
New technologies have provided both incredible convenience and new threats. The same kinds of digital networks that allow you to hail a ride using your smartphone let power grid operators control a country's electricity – and these personal, corporat...
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Lessons of Tragedy Statecraft and World Order
ISBN: HB: 9780300238242, Yale University Press, April 2019
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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Little History of Archaeology
ISBN: PB: 9780300243215, ISBN: HB: 9780300224641, Yale University Press, April 2019
288 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 40 black&white illus.
What is archaeology? The word may bring to mind images of golden pharaohs and lost civilizations, or Neanderthal skulls and Ice Age cave art. Archaeology is all of these, but also far more: the only science to encompass the entire span of human histo...
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£9,99
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£14,99
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Long Light Photographs by David Lebe
ISBN: PB: 9780876332887, Yale University Press, April 2019
144 pp., 25.4x22.9 cm, 120 colour and black&white illus.
Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, David Lebe (b. 1948) pushed the boundaries of photography, creating nuanced and visually complex images using innovative techniques. Often enhancing his prints with hand-coloring, Lebe made experimental pinhole photogr...
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Lina Bo Bardi
ISBN: PB: 9780300244229, Yale University Press, February 2019
256 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 81 colour illus., 95 black&white illus.
One of the most important architects of the twentieth century, Lina Bo Bardi (1914-1992) was remarkably prolific and intriguingly idiosyncratic. A participant in the efforts to reshape Italian culture in her youth, Bo Bardi immigrated to Brazil in 19...
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Lucio Fontana On the Threshold
ISBN: HB: 9781588396822, Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 2019
236 pp., 26.7x21 cm, 156 colour illus., 74 duotone illus.
A major figure of postwar European art and a binational resident of Argentina and Italy, Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) blurred numerous boundaries in his life and art, crossing borders both literally and figuratively. This volume takes a fresh look at th...
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