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Peak Pursuits The Emergence of Mountaineering in the Nineteenth Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300231946, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 35 black&white illus.
European forays to mountain summits began in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries with the search for plants and minerals and the study of geology and glaciers. Yet scientists were soon captivated by the enterprise of climbing itself, e...
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£30,00
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Peppermint Kings A Rural American History
ISBN: HB: 9780300236828, Yale University Press, August 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 1 black&white illus.
This unconventional history relates the engaging and unusual stories of three families in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries whose involvement in the peppermint oil industry provides insights into the perspectives and concerns of rural...
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Perspectives on Teaching Language and Content
ISBN: PB: 9780300223293, Yale University Press, August 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 9 black&white illus.
A contemporary guide to foreign language education, this book presents the latest developments and issues in the field of applied linguistics. It leads instructors to make vital connections between theory and practice and to develop innovative lesson...
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Public Freedoms in the Islamic State
ISBN: HB: 9780300211528, Yale University Press, July 2020
576 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Rached Ghannouchi has long been known as a reformist or moderate Islamist thinker. In "Public Freedoms in the Islamic State", he argues that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – in its broad outlines – meets with wide acceptance among Muslims...
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£50,00
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Punishment
ISBN: HB: 9780300243024, Yale University Press, June 2020
168 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
In 1967 Tahar Ben Jelloun, a peaceful young political protestor, was one of nearly a hundred other hapless men taken into punitive custody by the Moroccan army. It was a time of dangerous importance in Moroccan history, and they were treated with a c...
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£18,00
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Private World of Surimono Japanese Prints from the Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian Collection
ISBN: PB: 9780300247114, Yale University Press, May 2020
200 pp., 29.2x23.5 cm, 302 colour illus.
This beautiful volume celebrates the tradition of the Japanese surimono print. Produced from around 1800 until 1840, during the Edo period, surimono ("printed thing" in Japanese) combine intricate artwork and playful poetry, and their small print run...
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£30,00
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People's Revolt Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300100976, Yale University Press, May 2020
592 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 37 black&white illus.
In the years after the Civil War, the banks, railroads, and industrial corporations of Gilded?Age America, abetted by a corrupt political system, concentrated vast wealth in the hands of the few and made poverty the fate of many. In response, a group...
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£30,00
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Polymath A Cultural History from Leonardo da Vinci to Susan Sontag
ISBN: HB: 9780300250022, Yale University Press, May 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 24 colour illus.
From Leonardo da Vinci and John Dee to Oliver Sacks and Susan Sontag, polymaths have moved the frontiers of knowledge. Nonetheless, in our current age of specialization, polymaths are often remembered for only one part of their varied achievements....
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£20,00
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Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 8: Crisis and Creativity between World Wars, 1918-1939
ISBN: HB: 9780300135527, Yale University Press, May 2020
1392 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 67 colour illus., 37 black&white illus.
An anthology of Jewish culture between the world wars, the editors' selections convey the variety, breadth, and depth of Jewish creativity in those tempestuous decades. Despite – or perhaps because of – external threats, Jews vigorously fought over r...
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£150,00
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Pocket A Hidden History of Women's Lives, 1660-1900
ISBN: PB: 9780300253740, Yale University Press, April 2020
264 pp., 23.5x17.5 cm, 200 colour illus.
This fascinating and enlightening study of the tie-on pocket combines materiality and gender to provide new insight into the social history of women’s everyday lives – from duchesses and country gentry to prostitutes and washerwomen – and to explore...
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£19,99
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