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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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Richard III The Self-Made King
ISBN: HB: 9780300214291, Yale University Press, October 2019
388 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
The reign of Richard III, the last Yorkist king and the final monarch of the Plantagenet dynasty, marked a turning point in British history. But despite his lasting legacy, Richard only ruled as king for the final two years of his life. While much at...
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Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age
ISBN: HB: 9780300247077, Yale University Press, October 2019
356 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 218 colour illus., 43 black&white illus.
With a lively narrative thread and thematic chapters, this book offers an exceptional introduction to Dutch and Flemish drawing during the long 17th century. Victoria Sancho Lobis discusses the many roles of drawing in artistic training, its function...
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Renoir The Body, The Senses
ISBN: HB: 9780300243314, Yale University Press, August 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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Red Flags Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy
ISBN: PB: 9780300246636, ISBN: HB: 9780300233193, Yale University Press, August 2019
248 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Under President Xi Jinping, China has become a large and confident power both at home and abroad, but the country also faces serious challenges. In this critical take on China's future, economist George Magnus explores four key traps that China must...
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