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Oscar G. Rejlander Artist Photographer
ISBN: HB: 9780300237092, Yale University Press, November 2018
300 pp., 29.8x24.8 cm , 225 colour and black&white illus.
Oscar G. Rejlander (1813-1875) was a Swedish-born photographer who pioneered the genre of art photography. He is best known for combining negatives to form elaborate allegorical compositions and for his ability to communicate expression through his p...
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Old Paris and Changing New York Photographs by Eugene Atget and Berenice Abbott
ISBN: HB: 9780300235791, Yale University Press, October 2018
156 pp., 29.2x25.4 cm , 100 colour illus.
In this comprehensive study, Kevin Moore examines the relationship between Eugene Atget (1857-1927) and Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) and the nuances of their individual photographic projects. Abbott and Atget met in Man Ray's Paris studio in the early...
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On My Aunt's Shallow Grave White Roses Have Already Bloomed
ISBN: PB: 9780300215762, Yale University Press, September 2018
200 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
This collection assembles sixteen of Maria Mitsora's short stories in what adds up to be a retrospective of the author's work, spanning forty years. Moving across the urban netherworld of Athens to imagined Latin American towns and science-fiction dy...
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One Hot Summer Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858
ISBN: PB: 9780300238662, ISBN: HB: 9780300227260, Yale University Press, July 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 28 black&white illus.
While 1858 in London may have been noteworthy for its broiling summer months and the related stench of the sewage-filled Thames River, the year is otherwise little remembered. And yet, historian Rosemary Ashton reveals in this compelling microhistory...
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Obsession Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso from the Scofield Thayer Collection
ISBN: PB: 9781588396525, Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 2018
132 pp., 25.4x21.6 cm , 110 colour illus.
Evocative and often highly erotic works on paper by Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, and Pablo Picasso are presented along with new details about Scofield Thayer (1889-1982), the unusual and complicated man who collected them. Thayer was a wealthy publish...
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On Color
ISBN: HB: 9780300171877, Yale University Press, May 2018
272 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm , 47 colour illus.
Our lives are saturated by color. We live in a world of vivid colors, and color marks our psychological and social existence. But for all color's inescapability, we don't know much about it. Now authors David Scott Kastan and Stephen Farthing offer a...
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Our Beloved Kin A New History of King Philip's War
ISBN: HB: 9780300196733, Yale University Press, March 2018
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 13 black&white illus.
With rigorous original scholarship and creative narration, Lisa Brooks recovers a complex picture of war, captivity, and Native resistance during the "First Indian War" (later named King Philip's War) by relaying the stories of Weetamoo, a female Wam...
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£32,00
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Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)
ISBN: PB: 9780300230505, Yale University Press, February 2018
152 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm , 12 black&white illus.
With wonder, wit, and flair – and in record time and space – geophysicist David Bercovici explains how everything came to be everywhere, from the creation of stars and galaxies to the formation of Earth's atmosphere and oceans, to the origin of life...
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Other Middle East An Anthology of Modern Levantine Literature
ISBN: HB: 9780300204445, Yale University Press, February 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This unique literary collection offers a window on the contemporary Levant, a region comprising most of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Israel, Cyprus, parts of southern Turkey and northwestern Iraq, and the Sinai Peninsula. Originally written in...
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Our Senses Gateways to Conciousness
ISBN: HB: 9780300230192, Yale University Press, February 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm , 46 black&white illus.
Over the past decade neuroscience has uncovered a wealth of new information about our senses and how they serve as our gateway to the world. This splendidly accessible book explores the most intriguing findings of this research. With infectious enthu...
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