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Under the Red White and Blue Patriotism, Disenchantment and the Stubborn Myth of the Great Gatsby
ISBN: HB: 9780300228908, Yale University Press, July 2020
176 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Renowned critic Greil Marcus takes on the fascinating legacy of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby". An enthralling parable (or a cheap metaphor) of the American Dream as a beckoning finger toward a con game, a kind of virus infecting artists of...
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£18,00
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Unlikely General "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America
ISBN: PB: 9780300251876, Yale University Press, June 2020
376 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 22 black&white illus.
In the spring of 1792, President George Washington chose "Mad" Anthony Wayne to defend America from a potentially devastating threat. Native forces had decimated the standing army and Washington needed a champion to open the country stretching from t...
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Urban Improvise Improvisation-Based Design for Hybrid Cities
ISBN: HB: 9780300243048, Yale University Press, February 2020
240 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
The built environment in today's hybrid cities is changing radically. The pervasiveness of networked mobile and embedded devices has transformed a predominantly stable background for human activity into spaces that have a more fluid behavior. Based o...
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£27,50
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Urban Hunters Dealing and Dreaming in Times of Transition
ISBN: HB: 9780300196115, Yale University Press, January 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 black&white illus.
"Urban Hunters" is an ethnography of the Mongolian capital city, Ulaanbaatar, during the nation's transition from socialism to a market-based economic system. Following the Soviet Union's collapse in 1991, Mongolia entered a period of economic chaos...
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£65,00
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Underground Wealth of Nations On the Capitalist Origins of Silver Mining, A.D. 1150-1450
ISBN: HB: 9780300218220, Yale University Press, November 2019
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 black&white illus.
Hundreds of years before a sixteenth-century crisis in European agriculture led to the origins of capital, investment, and finance, the silver mining industry exhibited many of the features of modern capitalism. Silver mines were large-scale business...
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£65,00
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Until Stones Become Lighter Than Water
ISBN: HB: 9780300226621, Yale University Press, November 2019
384 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Award-winning author Antonio Lobo Antunes returns to the subject of the Portuguese colonial war in Angola with a vigorous account of atrocity and vengeance. Drawing on his own bitter experience as a soldier stationed for twenty?seven months in Angola...
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£18,99
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Unto This Last Two Hundred Years of John Ruskin
ISBN: HB: 9780300246414, Yale University Press, September 2019
332 pp., 29.2x22.9 cm, 280 colour illus.
This book presents an innovative portrait of John Ruskin (1819-1900) as artist, art critic, social theorist, educator, and ecological campaigner. Ruskin's juvenilia reveal an early embrace of his lifelong interests in geology and botany, art, poetry,...
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£40,00
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Unfinished Business The Unexplored Causes of the Financial Crisis and the Lessons Yet to be Learned
ISBN: PB: 9780300238693, ISBN: HB: 9780300225631, Yale University Press, September 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 54 black&white figures
There have been numerous books examining the 2008 financial crisis from either a U.S. or European perspective. Tamim Bayoumi is the first to explain how the Euro crisis and U.S. housing crash were, in fact, parasitically intertwined. Starting in th...
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£10,99
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£25,00
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Ukrainian Night An Intimate History of Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300218688, Yale University Press, March 2018
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 black&white illus.
What is worth dying for? While the world watched the uprising on the Maidan as an episode in geopolitics, those in Ukraine during the extraordinary winter of 2013–14 lived the revolution as an existential transformation: the blurring of night and day...
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£25,00
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Urban Rage The Revolt of the Excluded
ISBN: HB: 9780300214949, Yale University Press, November 2017
264 pp., 21x14 cm, 16 colour illus.
In the past few decades, urban riots have erupted in democracies across the world. While high profile politicians often react by condemning protestors' actions and passing crackdown measures, urban studies professor Mustafa Dikec shows how these revo...
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£16,99
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