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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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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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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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Short History of Ireland, 1500-2000
ISBN: PB: 9780300244366, Yale University Press, May 2019
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
<p>Five centuries of Irish history are explored in this informative and accessible volume. John Gibney proceeds from the beginning of Ireland's modern period and continues through to virtually the present day, offering an integrated overview of t...
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Sophie Whettnall (at) Work
ISBN: PB: 9780300233278, Mercatorfonds, May 2019
208 pp., 31.8x22.9 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
This unconventional publication explores the process of making art through the work and studio practice of Sophie Whettnall (b. 1973), a contemporary Belgian artist whose works range from video art, installation, and performance to sculpture and draw...
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Sussex: West Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300225211, Yale University Press, May 2019
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
This volume covers some of the finest landscape and architecture in southern England, much of it set within the South Downs National Park. The county's small towns and villages feature a pleasing mix of stone, timber, and brick houses of every period...
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