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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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£30,00
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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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Race, Nation, Translation South African Essays, 1990-2013
ISBN: HB: 9780300226171, Yale University Press, January 2019
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 7 black&white illus.
The most significant nonfiction writings of Zoe Wicomb, one of South Africa's leading authors and intellectuals, are collected here for the first time in a single volume. This compilation features critical essays on the works of such prominent South...
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£25,00
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Responsible Parties Saving Democracy from Itself
ISBN: HB: 9780300232752, Yale University Press, January 2019
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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£20,00
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Republic of Letters
ISBN: HB: 9780300221602, Yale University Press, November 2018
400 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
In this fascinating study, preeminent historian Marc Fumaroli reveals how an imagined "republic" of ideas and interchange fostered the Italian Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and the French Revolution. He follows exchanges among Petrarch, Erasmus, De...
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Restraining Great Powers Soft Balancing from Empires to the Global Era
ISBN: HB: 9780300228489, Yale University Press, November 2018
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
At the end of the Cold War, the United States emerged as the world's most powerful state, and then used that power to initiate wars against smaller countries in the Middle East and South Asia. According to balance-of-power theory – the bedrock of rea...
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£25,00
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Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp The Future Fields Commission
ISBN: PB: 9780300238716, Yale University Press, October 2018
80 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm, 50 colour illus.
Presenting an ambitious new project by Rachel Rose (b. 1986) commissioned jointly by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, this book offers a rare behind-the-scenes perspective on one of the most striking...
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£15,00
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Reformations The Early Modern World, 1450-1650
ISBN: PB: 9780300240030, ISBN: HB: 9780300111927, Yale University Press, October 2018
920 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 155 black&white illus.
A lively, expansive history of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations and the momentous changes they set in motion This fast-paced survey of Western civilization's transition from the Middle Ages to modernity brings that tumultuous period vividly t...
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£16,99
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Rembrandt Painter as Printmaker
ISBN: HB: 9780300234299, Yale University Press, October 2018
176 pp., 27.9x26 cm, 150 colour illus.
As a pioneering printmaker, Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) stood apart from his contemporaries thanks to his innovative approach to composition and his skillful rendering of space and light. He worked with the medium as a vehicle for artistic express...
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£35,00
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