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Reaching for the Moon A Short History of the Space Race
ISBN: HB: 9780300230468, Yale University Press, July 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm, 19 black&white illus.
At the dawn of the space age, technological breakthroughs in Earth orbit flight were both breathtaking feats of ingenuity and disturbances to a delicate global balance of power. In this short book, aerospace historian Roger D. Launius concisely and e...
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£20,00
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Renoir The Body, The Senses
ISBN: HB: 9780300243314, Yale University Press, July 2019
320 pp., 33x25.4 cm, 110 colour and black&white illus.
Best known as part of the influential vanguard of Impressionist artists that experimented with new painting techniques in the late 19th century, Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was deeply inspired by classical traditions and returned again and agai...
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£40,00
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Rotten Bodies Class and Contagion in Eighteenth-Century Britain
ISBN: PB: 9780300233520, Yale University Press, July 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
Britain had no idea that it would not see another plague after the horrors of 1666, and for a century and a half the fear of epidemic disease gripped and shaped British society. Plague doctors had long asserted that the bodies of the poor were especi...
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Religion in the University
ISBN: HB: 9780300243703, Yale University Press, June 2019
192 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
What is religion's place within the academy today? Are the perspectives of religious believers acceptable in an academic setting? In this lucid and penetrating essay, Nicholas Wolterstorff ranges from Max Weber and John Locke to Ludwig Wittgenstein a...
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£18,00
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Russia's Crony Capitalism The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy
ISBN: HB: 9780300243093, Yale University Press, May 2019
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
This insightful study explores how the economic system Vladimir Putin has developed in Russia works to consolidate control over the country. By appointing his close associates as heads of state enterprises and by giving control of the FSB and the jud...
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£25,00
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Ruth Asawa Life's Work
ISBN: HB: 9780300242690, Yale University Press, April 2019
160 pp., 27.9x23.5 cm, 100 colour illus.
Throughout her long and prolific career American artist Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) developed innovative sculptures in wire, a medium she explored through increasingly complex forms using craft-based techniques she learned while traveling in Mexico in 194...
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£30,00
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Road Before Me Weeps On the Refugee Route Through Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780300241228, Yale University Press, March 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 colour illus.
War and chaos in Syria and Iraq, violence in Afghanistan, and hopelessness in countries bordering war zones have spurred several million refugees and migrants to set out for Europe. The West Balkans, from Turkey through Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, S...
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£18,99
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Roni Horn When I Breathe, I Draw
ISBN: HB: 9780300233155, Yale University Press, March 2019
130 pp., 24.1x19 cm, 55 colour and black&white illus.
Describing drawing as her "primary activity", for over thirty years, Roni Horn (b. 1955) has created innovative and experimental works on paper marked by both conceptual and technical complexity. This carefully curated survey of the artist's drawings...
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£25,00
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Refugees or Migrants Pre-Modern Jewish Population Movement
ISBN: HB: 9780300218572, Yale University Press, February 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
For millennia, Jews and non-Jews alike have viewed forced population movement as a core aspect of the Jewish experience. This involuntary Jewish wandering has been explained as the result of divine punishment, or as a response to maltreatment of Jews...
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Renaissance Splendor Catherine de' Medici's Valois Tapestries
ISBN: HB: 9780300237061, Yale University Press, February 2019
96 pp., 30.2x27.3 cm, 72 colour and black&white illus.
Featuring detailed scenes of court pageantry and life-size portraits of members of the French Valois dynasty woven in wool, silk, and precious metal-wrapped threads, the Valois Tapestries are one of the most extravagant sets of hangings produced in t...
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