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Last Shah America, Iran, and the Fall of the Pahlavi Dynasty
ISBN: HB: 9780300217797, Yale University Press, February 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Offering a new view of one of America's most important, infamously strained, and widely misunderstood relationships of the postwar era, this book tells the history of America and Iran from the time the last shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, was placed on...
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£25,00
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Last Slave Ships New York and the End of the Middle Passage
ISBN: HB: 9780300247336, Yale University Press, January 2021
312 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Long after the transatlantic slave trade was officially outlawed by every major slave trading nation in the early nineteenth century, merchants based in the United States were still sending hundreds of illegal slave ships from American ports to the A...
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Legions of Pigs in the Early Medieval West
ISBN: HB: 9780300246292, Yale University Press, January 2021
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 colour illus., 48 black&white illus.
In the early medieval West, from North Africa to the British Isles, pigs were a crucial part of agriculture and culture. In this fascinating book, Jamie Kreiner examines how this ubiquitous species was integrated into early medieval ecologies and tra...
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Life of Christina of Hane
ISBN: HB: 9780300250992, Yale University Press, January 2021
208 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 5 black&white illus.
The thirteenth-century mystic Christina of Hane led an extraordinary life, but her recently unearthed case remains to be discovered in the English-speaking world. Her disturbing account of vaginal mutilation, her competition with the Virgin Mary, and...
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£20,00
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Lakota America A New History of Indigenous Power
ISBN: PB: 9780300255256, ISBN: HB: 9780300215953, Yale University Press, November 2020
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 54 black&white illus.
This first complete account of the Lakota Indians traces their rich and often surprising history from the early sixteenth to the early twenty?first century. Pekka Hنmنlنinen explores the Lakotas' roots as marginal hunter?gatherers and reveals how the...
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Late Works of J. M. W. Turner The Artist and his Critics
ISBN: HB: 9781913107161, Yale University Press, October 2020
312 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 160 illus.
The paintings and drawings Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) produced from 1835 to his death are seen by many as his most audacious and compelling work, a highly personal final vision that ranks with the late styles of the greatest artists. I...
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£35,00
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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, September 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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Last Brahmin Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. and the Making of the Cold War
ISBN: HB: 9780300217803, Yale University Press, September 2020
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 31 black&white illus.
Few have ever enjoyed the degree of foreign-policy influence and versatility that Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. did – in the postwar era, perhaps only George Marshall, Henry Kissinger, and James Baker. Lodge, however, had the distinction of wielding that inf...
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Lin May Saeed Arrival of the Animals
ISBN: PB: 9780300250862, Yale University Press, September 2020
144 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 50 colour illus.
German artist Lin May Saeed (b. 1973) grapples with the complex entanglements of humans and animals. Her work centers on the nonhuman animal and revisits, revises, or outright invents stories of animal subjugation, liberation, and harmonious cohabita...
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Late Stalinism The Aesthetics of Politics
ISBN: HB: 9780300198478, Yale University Press, August 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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