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Overcoming Necessity Emergency, Constraint, and the Meanings of American Constitutionalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300181616, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Using emergency as a cause for action ultimately leads to an almost unnoticed evolution in the political understanding of presidential powers. The Constitution, however, was designed to function under "states of exception", most notably through the s...
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Object Biographies Collaborative Approaches to Ancient Mediterranean Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300250879, Yale University Press, July 2020
240 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 92 colour and black&white illus.
This innovative presentation of ancient objects in the Menil Collection offers a new model for understanding works from antiquity that lack archaeological context. Editors John North Hopkins, Sarah Kielt Costello, and Paul R. Davis with 11 additional...
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Oxford Street Survey of London: Volume 53
ISBN: HB: 9781913107086, Yale University Press, April 2020
440 pp., 28.6x22.2 cm, 380 colour and black&white illus.
Oxford Street is among the world's great shopping streets, renowned for its department stores and the vitality of its crowded sidewalks. As a thoroughfare, Oxford Street goes back to Roman times. It was formerly known under the earlier name of Tyburn...
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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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£25,00
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On Color
ISBN: PB: 9780300248463, 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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£14,99
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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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