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Minds Make Societies How Cognition Explains the World Humans Create
ISBN: PB: 9780300248548, ISBN: HB: 9780300223453, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
"There is no good reason why human societies should not be described and explained with the same precision and success as the rest of nature". Thus argues evolutionary psychologist Pascal Boyer in this uniquely innovative book. Integrating recent in...
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£14,99
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Memory Lands King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast
ISBN: PB: 9780300248388, ISBN: HB: 9780300201178, Yale University Press, January 2020
496 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 45 black&white illus.
Noted historian Christine DeLucia offers a major reconsideration of the violent seventeenth-century conflict in northeastern America known as "King Philip's War", providing an alternative to "Pilgrim-centric" narratives that have conventionally domin...
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Mr. Smith Goes to China Three Scots in the Making of Britain's Global Empire
ISBN: PB: 9780300236088, Yale University Press, September 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
This book delves into the lives of three Scottish private traders – George Smith of Bombay, George Smith of Canton, and George Smith of Madras – and uses them as lenses through which to explore the inner workings of Britain's imperial expansion and g...
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Marie-Antoinette The Making of a French Queen
ISBN: HB: 9780300243086, Yale University Press, September 2019
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 colour illus.
Who was the real Marie-Antoinette? She was mistrusted and reviled in her own time, and today she is portrayed as a lightweight incapable of understanding the events that engulfed her. In this new account, John Hardman redresses the balance and sheds...
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£20,00
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Maroon Nation A History of Revolutionary Haiti
ISBN: HB: 9780300230086, Yale University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Haiti is widely recognized as the only state born out of a successful slave revolt, but the country's early history remains scarcely understood. In this deeply researched and original volume, Johnhenry Gonzalez weaves a history of early independent H...
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£30,00
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Matthew within Sectarian Judaism
ISBN: HB: 9780300171563, Yale University Press, August 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
What did it mean for members of a Jesus movement in the first century to promote their understanding of Jewish history and of the Jewish way of life? John Kampen explores the nature of sectarianism in Jewish society at the time of Matthew's compositi...
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Mutual Accompaniment and the Creation of the Commons
ISBN: PB: 9780300236149, Yale University Press, August 2019
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This timely and pathbreaking volume maps a radical model of accompaniment, exploring its profound implications for solidarity. Psychosocial and ecological accompaniment is a mode of responsive assistance that combines psychosocial understanding with...
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£23,00
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Montage and the Metropolis Architecture, Modernity, and the Representation of Space
ISBN: PB: 9780300248340, ISBN: HB: 9780300221312, Yale University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 72 colour illus., 85 black&white illus.
Montage has been hailed as one of the key structural principles of modernity, yet its importance to the history of modern thought about cities and their architecture has never been adequately explored. In this groundbreaking new work, Martino Stierli...
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Materialism
ISBN: PB: 9780300246629, Yale University Press, August 2019
192 pp., 21x14 cm
In this eye-opening, intellectually stimulating appreciation of a fascinating school of philosophy, Terry Eagleton makes a powerful argument that materialism is at the center of today's important scientific and cultural as well as philosophical debat...
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Martin Buber A Life of Faith and Dissent
ISBN: HB: 9780300153040, Yale University Press, May 2019
440 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
An authority on the twentieth-century philosopher Martin Buber (1878-1965), Paul Mendes-Flohr offers the first major biography in English in thirty years of this seminal modern Jewish thinker. Organized around several key moments – such as his sudden...
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