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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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£30,00
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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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£35,00
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Our Beloved Kin A New History of King Philip's War
ISBN: PB: 9780300244328, ISBN: HB: 9780300196733, 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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£60,00
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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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£12,99
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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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£25,00
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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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£20,00
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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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