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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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£45,00
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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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Mr. Smith Goes to China Three Scots in the Making of Britain's Global Empire
ISBN: PB: 9780300236088, Yale University Press, July 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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£35,00
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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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£16,99
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Matthew Barney Redoubt
ISBN: PB: 9780300243277, Yale University Press, May 2019
368 pp., 24.4x16.5 cm, 414 colour illus., 8 black&white illus.
"Matthew Barney: Redoubt" is a comprehensive catalogue of the artist's newest project, which centers on a two-hour film that creates a complex portrait of the American landscape by layering classical, cosmological, and American myths about humanity's...
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£35,00
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Mescaline A Global History of the First Psychedelic
ISBN: HB: 9780300231076, Yale University Press, May 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 colour illus., 12 black&white illus.
Mescaline became a popular sensation in the mid-twentieth century through Aldous Huxley's "The Doors of Perception", after which the word "psychedelic" was coined to describe it. Its story, however, extends deep into prehistory: the earliest Andean c...
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£18,99
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Mark Rothko Toward Clarity
ISBN: HB: 9780300243758, Yale University Press, April 2019
184 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 100 colour illus.
While Mark Rothko (1903-1970) has long been considered a preeminent figure in 20th-century art, few publications have examined his work within the broader context of Western art, even though Rothko himself continuously sought it out as inspiration. R...
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£20,00
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Monet The Late Years
ISBN: HB: 9780300243253, Yale University Press, April 2019
216 pp., 27.9x25.4 cm, 170 colour illus., 20 black&white illus,
In the later years of his life, Claude Monet (1840-1926) stayed close to home, turning to his extraordinary garden at Giverny for inspiration. The garden became a laboratory for the artist's concentrated study of natural phenomena – and for a revolut...
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£35,00
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Matilda Empress, Queen, Warrior
ISBN: HB: 9780300227253, Yale University Press, March 2019
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Matilda was a daughter, wife, and mother. But she was also empress, heir to the English crown – the first woman ever to hold the position – and an able military general. This new biography explores Matilda's achievements as military and political le...
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£20,00
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