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On the Backs of Tortoises Darwin, the Galapagos, and the Fate of an Evolutionary Eden
ISBN: HB: 9780300232745, Yale University Press, January 2020
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
The Galapagos archipelago is often viewed as a last foothold of pristine nature. For sixty years, conservationists have worked to restore this evolutionary Eden after centuries of exploitation at the hands of pirates, whalers, and island settlers. Th...
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Origins of Order Project and System in the American Legal Imagination
ISBN: HB: 9780300243413, Yale University Press, January 2020
344 pp., 21x14 cm
Western accounts of natural and political order have deployed two basic ideas: project and system. In a project, order is produced by the intentional act of a subject; in a system, order is immanent in the world. In the former, order is made; in the...
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Off the Wall American Art to Wear
ISBN: HB: 9780876332917, Yale University Press, November 2019
216 pp., 25.4x21 cm, 250 colour illus.
This is the first publication to consider art to wear, also known as wearable art, as a discrete American movement that mirrored the cultural, political, social, and spiritual concerns of a generation that came of age in the late 1960s and 1970s. Tra...
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Osteology of Deinonychus antirrhopus, an Unusual Theropod from the Lower Cretaceous of Montana 50th Anniversary Edition
ISBN: PB: 9781933789392, Yale University Press, November 2019
196 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 96 black&white illus.
John H. Ostrom's expeditions to the Bighorn Basin of Wyoming and Montana in the 1960s resulted in discoveries and research that would change long-held concepts in paleontology. This fiftieth-anniversary edition of his now well-known description of th...
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On Color
ISBN: PB: 9780300248463, ISBN: HB: 9780300171877, Yale University Press, October 2019
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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Oblivion or Glory 1921 and the Making of Winston Churchill
ISBN: HB: 9780300234046, Yale University Press, September 2019
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
After the tragic consequences of his involvement in the catastrophic Dardanelles Campaign of World War I, Churchill's political career seemed over. He was widely regarded as little more than a bombastic and unpredictable buccaneer until, in 1921, an...
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Out of Joint Power, Crisis, and the Rhetoric of Time
ISBN: PB: 9780300166330, Yale University Press, July 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 12 black&white illus.
To secure power in a crisis, leaders must sell deep change as a means to future good. But how could we know the future? Nomi Claire Lazar draws on stories across a range of cultures and contexts, ancient and modern, to show how leaders use constructi...
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On Political Obligation
ISBN: PB: 9780300214994, Yale University Press, May 2019
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This stimulating collection of lectures by the late Judith Shklar on political obligation is paired with a scholarly introduction that offers an overview of her life, illuminates the connections among her teaching, research, and publications, and exp...
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Our Beloved Kin A New History of King Philip's War
ISBN: PB: 9780300244328, Yale University Press, April 2019
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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Oak Spring Herbaria Herbs and Herbals from the Fourteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries: A Selection of the Rare Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art in the Collection of Rachel Lambert Mellon
ISBN: HB: 9780965450812, Yale University Press, March 2019
456 pp., 29.1x25.3 cm
This magnificent compendium is the fourth in a series of catalogues describing selections of rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library, a collection assembled by Mrs. Rachel "Bunny" Lambert Mellon. Herbaria describes sixty-three...
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