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To Save the Country A Lost Treatise on Martial Law
ISBN: HB: 9780300222548, Yale University Press, September 2019
344 pp., 21x14 cm, 4 black&white illus.
The last work of Abraham Lincoln's law of war expert Francis Lieber was long considered lost – until Will Smiley and John Fabian Witt discovered it in the National Archives. Lieber's manuscript on emergency powers and martial law addresses important...
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£40,00
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That Other World Nabokov and the Puzzle of Exile
ISBN: HB: 9780300158830, Yale University Press, July 2019
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The ruler of a totalitarian state seeks validation from a former schoolmate, now the nation's foremost thinker, in order to access a cultural cache alien to his regime. A literary critic provides commentary on an unfinished poem that both foretells...
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£20,00
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Temple in Early Christianity Experiencing the Sacred
ISBN: HB: 9780300197884, Yale University Press, June 2019
496 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The first scholarly work to trace the Temple throughout the entire New Testament, this study examines Jewish and Christian attitudes toward the Temple in the first century and provides both Jews and Christians with a better understanding of their res...
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£45,00
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Three Laws of Nature A Little Book on Thermodynamics
ISBN: HB: 9780300238785, Yale University Press, May 2019
184 pp., 21x14 cm, 22 black&white illus.
A romantic description of the second law of thermodynamics is that the universe becomes increasingly disordered. But what does that actually mean? Starting with an overview of the three laws of thermodynamics, MacArthur "genius grant" winner R. Steph...
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£16,99
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Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy How America's Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest
ISBN: PB: 9780300244533, ISBN: HB: 9780300211450, Yale University Press, May 2019
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A fierce critique of civil religion as the taproot of America's bid for global hegemony Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Walter A. McDougall argues powerfully that a pervasive but radically changing faith that "God is on our side" has inspired U.S. f...
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£12,99
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£25,00
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They Were Her Property White Women as Slave Owners in the American South
ISBN: HB: 9780300218664, Yale University Press, April 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Bridging women's history, the history of the South, and African American history, this book makes a bold argument about the role of white women in American slavery. Historian Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers draws on a variety of sources to show that slave?...
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£20,00
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Tale of Genji A Japanese Classic Illuminated
ISBN: HB: 9781588396655, Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 2019
368 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 304 colour illus.
With its vivid descriptions of imperial society, gardens, and architecture in early 11th-century Japan, "The Tale of Genji" – recognized as the world's first psychological novel – has captivated audiences around the globe and inspired artistic tradit...
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£45,00
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Thomas Gainsborough The Portraits, Fancy Pictures and Copies after Old Masters
ISBN: SET: 9780300232097, Yale University Press, March 2019
1112 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 1300 colour and black&white illus.
Scholars and enthusiasts alike will revel in this ambitious two-volume catalogue raisonn of Thomas Gainsborough's portraits and copies of Old Master works. The catalogue contains approximately 1,100 paintings, including nearly 200 works newly attribu...
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£150,00
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To Describe a Life Notes from the Intersection of Art and Race Terror
ISBN: HB: 9780300230383, Yale University Press, March 2019
160 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 70 colour illus.
By turns historical, critical, and personal, this book examines the use of art – and love – as a resource amid the recent wave of shootings by American police of innocent black women and men. Darby English attends to a cluster of artworks created in...
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£25,00
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Twilight of the Elite The Prosperous, the Periphery, and the Future of France
ISBN: HB: 9780300233766, Yale University Press, March 2019
192 pp., 21x14 cm
Christophe Guilluy, a French geographer, makes the case that France has become an "American society" – one that is both increasingly multicultural and increasingly unequal. The divide between the global economy's winners and losers in today's France...
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£18,99
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