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Sleep of Memory
ISBN: PB: 9780300248586, ISBN: HB: 9780300238303, Yale University Press, February 2020
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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St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 1 Against the Academics
ISBN: PB: 9780300238556, ISBN: HB: 9780300238518, Yale University Press, August 2019
360 pp., 21x14 cm
The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the Cassiciacum dialogues, these four works are a "literary triumph", com...
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St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 2 On the Happy Life
ISBN: PB: 9780300238587, ISBN: HB: 9780300238525, Yale University Press, August 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm
The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the Cassiciacum dialogues, these four works are a "lit...
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Secret Poisoner A Century of Murder
ISBN: PB: 9780300250053, ISBN: HB: 9780300204735, Yale University Press, August 2019
344 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 32 black&white illus.
Murder by poison alarmed, enthralled, and in many ways encapsulated the Victorian age. Linda Stratmann's dark and splendid social history reveals the nineteenth century as a gruesome battleground where poisoners went head-to-head with authorities who...
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Surviving Genocide Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas
ISBN: HB: 9780300218121, Yale University Press, July 2019
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 49 black&white illus.
In the first part of this sweeping two-volume history, Jeffrey Ostler investigates how American democracy relied on Indian dispossession and the federally sanctioned use of force to remove or slaughter Indians in the way of U.S. expansion. He charts...
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Stormtroopers A New History of Hitler's Brownshirts
ISBN: PB: 9780300246599, ISBN: HB: 9780300196818, Yale University Press, July 2019
504 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 black&white illus.
Germany's Stormtroopers engaged in a vicious siege of violence that propelled the National Socialists to power in the 1930s. Known also as the SA or Brownshirts, these "ordinary" men waged a loosely structured campaign of intimidation and savagery ac...
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Social Democracy in the Making Political and Religious Roots of European Socialism
ISBN: HB: 9780300236026, Yale University Press, June 2019
600 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The fallout from twenty years of neoliberal economic globalism has sparked a surge of interest in the old idea of democratic socialism – a democracy in which the people control the economy and government, no group dominates any other, and every citiz...
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Standing for Reason The University in a Dogmatic Age
ISBN: HB: 9780300243376, Yale University Press, June 2019
240 pp., 21x14 cm
John Sexton argues that over six decades, a "secular dogmatism", impenetrable by dialogue or reason, has come to dominate political discourse in America. Political positions, elevated to the status of doctrinal truths, now simply are "revealed". Our...
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Sentence to Hope A Sa'dallah Wannous Reader
ISBN: HB: 9780300221343, Yale University Press, May 2019
464 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Sa'dallah Wannous is acknowledged to be one of the Arab world's most significant playwrights, writers, and intellectuals of the twentieth century. This first English-language collection brings together his major plays and essays. Selections include t...
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Shinto Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300237016, Yale University Press, May 2019
400 pp., 25.4x30.2 cm, 195 colour illus.
A central feature of Japanese culture for many centuries, the veneration of kami deities – a practice often referred to as Shinto – has been a driving force behind a broad swath of visual art. Focusing on the Heian period (795-1185) through the Edo p...
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