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Religious Conflict in Brazil Protestants, Catholics, and the Rise of Religious Pluralism in the Early Twentieth Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300243352, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
This innovative study explores the transition in Brazil from a hegemonically Catholic society to a religiously pluralistic society. With sensitivity and nuance, Erika Helgen shows that the rise of religious pluralism was fraught with conflict and vio...
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Renaissance Treasures from the Edmond Foulc Collection
ISBN: PB: 9780876332948, Yale University Press, June 2020
64 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 45 colour illus.
In 1930, the Philadelphia Museum of Art acquired the collection of medieval and Renaissance sculpture and decorative arts assembled by Edmond Foulc (1828-1916). Foulc's beautiful Paris residence was an important gathering place for like-minded art en...
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Responsible Parties Saving Democracy from Itself
ISBN: PB: 9780300251944, ISBN: HB: 9780300232752, Yale University Press, May 2020
336 pp., 21x14 cm, 12 black&white illus.
In recent decades, democracies across the world have adopted measures to increase popular involvement in political decisions. Parties have turned to primaries and local caucuses to select candidates; ballot initiatives and referenda allow citizens to...
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Radical Sacrifice
ISBN: PB: 9780300251500, ISBN: HB: 9780300233353, Yale University Press, March 2020
216 pp., 21x14 cm
The modern conception of sacrifice is at once cast as a victory of self-discipline over desire and condescended to as destructive and archaic abnegation. But even in the Old Testament, the dual natures of sacrifice, embodying both ritual slaughter an...
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Radical Italian Design 1965-1985 (The Dennis Freedman Collection)
ISBN: HB: 9780300247497, Yale University Press, February 2020
224 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 117 colour illus.
In the mid-1960s, reacting to contemporary social and political upheaval, young Italian architects and designers began developing a new style that openly challenged Modernism. Known as "Radical design," this movement probed possibilities for visually...
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Rav Kook Everything is Rising
ISBN: PB: 9780300248579, ISBN: HB: 9780300164244, Yale University Press, January 2020
288 pp., 21x14.6 cm
Rav Abraham Isaac Kook (1865-1935) was one of the most influential – and controversial – rabbis of the twentieth century. A maverick thinker, he combined strict traditionalism with an embrace of modernity and its heresies, Orthodoxy and tolerance, sc...
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Radical Love Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition
ISBN: PB: 9780300248616, ISBN: HB: 9780300225815, Yale University Press, November 2019
336 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
At a time when the association of Islam with violence dominates headlines, this beautiful collection offers us a chance to see a radically different face of the Islamic tradition. It traces a soaring, poetic, popular tradition that celebrates love fo...
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Rachel Harrison Life Hack
ISBN: HB: 9780300246858, Yale University Press, November 2019
282 pp., 30.5x23.5 cm, 290 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
In her sculptures, room-sized installations, drawings, photographs, and artist's books, Rachel Harrison (b. 1966) delves into themes of celebrity culture, pop psychology, history, and politics. This publication, created in close collaboration with th...
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Renaissance of Etching
ISBN: HB: 9781588396495, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2019
304 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 237 colour illus.
The etching of images on metal, originally used as a method for decorating armor, was first employed as a printmaking technique at the end of the 15th century. This in-depth study explores the origins of the etched print, its evolution from decorativ...
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Restoring Williamsburg
ISBN: HB: 9780300248357, Yale University Press, November 2019
296 pp., 28.6x24.1 cm, 160 colour illus., 210 black&white illus.
Today best known as the world's largest "living history" museum, Williamsburg was the capital of the colony of Virginia in the 1700s and the setting for key debates leading to the American Revolution. Inspired by growing interest in America's colonia...
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