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Why Liberalism Works How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All
ISBN: HB: 9780300235081, Yale University Press, December 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The greatest challenges facing humankind, according to Deirdre McCloskey, are poverty and tyranny, both of which hold people back. Arguing for a return to true liberal values, this engaging and accessible book develops, defends, and demonstrates how...
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Why I Am Not a Buddhist
ISBN: HB: 9780300226553, Yale University Press, March 2020
240 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Buddhism has become a uniquely favored religion in our modern age. A burgeoning number of books extol the scientifically proven benefits of meditation and mindfulness for everything ranging from business to romance. There are conferences, courses, an...
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We Are Cuba! How a Revolutionary People Have Survived in a Post-Soviet World
ISBN: HB: 9780300230031, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union, Cuba faced the start of a crisis that decimated its economy. Helen Yaffe examines the astonishing developments that took place during and beyond this period. Drawing on archival research and interview...
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Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist Three Lives in an Age of Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300243062, Yale University Press, February 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 black&white illus.
Three interconnected eighteenth-century lives offer a fresh account of the British Empire and its intrusion into Indigenous societies. This engaging history brings together the stories of Joshua Reynolds and two Indigenous men, the Cherokee Ostenaco...
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£32,00
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Well Worth Saving American Universities' Life-and-Death Decisions on Refugees from Nazi Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780300243871, Yale University Press, January 2020
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 black&white illus.
The United States' role in saving Europe's intellectual elite from the Nazis is often told as a tale of triumph, which in many ways it was. America welcomed Albert Einstein and Enrico Fermi, Hannah Arendt and Herbert Marcuse, Rudolf Carnap and Richar...
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Why We Believe Evolution and the Human Way of Being
ISBN: HB: 9780300243994, Yale University Press, January 2020
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
Why are so many humans religious? Why do we daydream, imagine, and hope? Philosophers, theologians, social scientists, and historians have offered explanations for centuries, but their accounts often ignore or even avoid human evolution. Evolutionary...
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Willful How We Choose What We Do
ISBN: HB: 9780300246438, Yale University Press, January 2020
256 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 black&white illus.
Why do we do the things we do? The classical view of economics is that we are rational individuals, making decisions with the intention of maximizing our preferences. Behaviorists, on the other hand, see us as relying on mental shortcuts and conformi...
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World of Trouble A Philadelphia Quaker Family's Journey through the American Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300219982, Yale University Press, January 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Historian Richard Godbeer presents a richly layered and intimate account of the American Revolution as experienced by a Philadelphia Quaker couple, Elizabeth Drinker and the merchant Henry Drinker, who barely survived the unique perils that Quakers f...
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What We Did in Bed A Horizontal History
ISBN: HB: 9780300223880, Yale University Press, November 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Louis XIV ruled France from his bedchamber. Winston Churchill governed Britain from his during World War II. Travelers routinely used to bed down with complete strangers, and whole families shared beds in many preindustrial households. Beds were expe...
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When Home Won't Let You Stay Migration through Contemporary Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300247480, Yale University Press, November 2019
240 pp., 29.2x22.2 cm, 134 colour illus.
In this timely volume, artists and thinkers join in conversation around the topic of global migration, examining both its cultural impact and the culture of migration itself. Individual voices shed light on the societal transformations related to mig...
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