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Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9780300240184, ISBN: HB: 9780300190588, Yale University Press, March 2019
256 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
In the mid-twentieth century, a new generation of poets writing in Irish emerged, led by the young Sean O. Riordain, among others. O. Riordain's work has stood the test of time well, and he continues to engage today's Irish readers and writers. This...
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£11,99
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Seeing Trees A History of Street Trees in New York City and Berlin
ISBN: HB: 9780300225785, Yale University Press, February 2019
328 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 20 colour illus., 120 black&white illus.
Today, cities around the globe are planting street trees to mitigate the effects of climate change. However, as landscape historian Sonja Dumpelmann explains, this is not a new phenomenon. In her eye-opening work, Dumpelmann shows how New York City a...
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£35,00
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Social Life of Books Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home
ISBN: PB: 9780300240252, ISBN: HB: 9780300208290, Yale University Press, January 2019
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 57 black&white illus.
A vivid exploration of the evolution of reading as an essential social and domestic activity during the eighteenth century. Two centuries before the advent of radio, television, and motion pictures, books were a cherished form of popular entertainme...
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£16,99
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Science and the Good The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality
ISBN: HB: 9780300196283, Yale University Press, January 2019
312 pp., 21x14 cm
In this illuminating book, James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky recount the centuries-long, passionate quest to discover a scientific foundation for morality. The "new moral science" led by such figures as E.O. Wilson, Patricia Churchland and Josh...
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£20,00
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Spirit of Zen
ISBN: PB: 9780300221459, Yale University Press, November 2018
272 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Leading Buddhist scholar Sam van Schaik explores the history and essence of Zen, based on a new translation of one of the earliest surviving collections of teachings by Zen masters. These teachings, titled "The Masters and Students of the Lanka", wer...
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£12,99
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Supermarket USA Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race
ISBN: HB: 9780300232691, Yale University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Supermarkets were invented in the United States, and from the 1940s on they made their way around the world, often explicitly to carry American-style economic culture with them. This innovative history tells us how supermarkets were used as anticommu...
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Sculptural Seeing Relief, Optics, and the Rise of Perspective in Medieval Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780300232141, Yale University Press, November 2018
240 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 36 colour illus., 100 black&white illus.
Although perspective has long been considered one of the essential developments of Renaissance painting, this provocative new book shifts the usual narrative back centuries, showing that medieval sculptors were already employing knowledge of optical...
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£55,00
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Seen from Behind Perspectives on the Male Body and Renaissance Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300236552, Yale University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Renaissance bodies, dressed and undressed, have not lacked attention in art historical literature, but scholarship on the male body has generally concentrated on phallic-oriented masculinity and been connected to issues of patriarchy and power. This...
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£45,00
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Serious Play Design in Midcentury America
ISBN: HB: 9780300234220, Yale University Press, October 2018
256 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 153 colour illus., 51 black&white illus.
This spirited volume shows how postwar designers embraced whimsy and eclecticism in their work, exploring playfulness as an essential construct of modernity. Following World War II, Americans began accumulating more and more goods, spurring a transfo...
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£40,00
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Sleep of Memory
ISBN: HB: 9780300238303, Yale University Press, October 2018
136 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Patrick Modiano's first book since his 2014 Nobel Prize revisits moments of the author's past to produce a spare yet moving reflection on the destructive underside of love, the dreams and follies of youth, the vagaries of memory, and the melancholy o...
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