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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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When Christians Were Jews The First Generation
ISBN: PB: 9780300248401, ISBN: HB: 9780300190519, Yale University Press, September 2019
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 black&white illus.
How did a group of charismatic, apocalyptic Jewish missionaries, working to prepare their world for the impending realization of God's promises to Israel, end up inaugurating a movement that would grow into the gentile church? Committed to Jesus's pr...
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Whitney Biennial 2019
ISBN: PB: 9780300242751, Yale University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 26x20 cm, 500 colour illus., 85 black&white illus.
Since its introduction in 1932, the Whitney Biennial – the Museum's signature exhibition – has charted new developments in contemporary art. The 2019 Biennial is curated by members of the museum's curatorial staff Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta, wel...
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War for the Seas A Maritime History of World War II
ISBN: HB: 9780300190199, Yale University Press, August 2019
568 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 59 black&white illus., 9 maps, 14 figures
Command of the oceans was crucial to winning World War II. By the start of 1942 Nazi Germany had conquered mainland Europe, and Imperial Japan had overrun Southeast Asia and much of the Pacific. How could Britain and distant America prevail in what h...
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What We Live For, What We Die For Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9780300223361, Yale University Press, June 2019
160 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm
"Everyone can find something, if they only look carefully", reads one of the memorable lines from this first collection of poems in English by the world?renowned Ukrainian author Serhiy Zhadan. These robust and accessible narrative poems feature guts...
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Whistler in Watercolor Lovely Little Games
ISBN: HB: 9780300243628, Yale University Press, June 2019
286 pp., 27.9x25.4 cm, 250 colour illus.
In the 1880s, James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) reinvented himself through the medium of watercolor. At the time, excellence in watercolor was most often associated with British artists, and most notably with the work of J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851)....
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Women of Atelier 17 Modernist Printmaking in Midcentury New York
ISBN: HB: 9780300238501, Yale University Press, June 2019
296 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 76 colour illus., 63 black&white illus.
In this important book Christina Weyl takes us into the experimental New York print studio Atelier 17 and highlights the women whose work there advanced both modernism and feminism in the 1940s and 1950s. Weyl focuses on eight artists – Louise Bourge...
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Wright and New York The Making of America's Architect
ISBN: HB: 9780300238853, Yale University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 65 black&white illus.
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) took his first major trip to New York in 1909, fleeing a failed marriage and artistic stagnation. He returned a decade later, his personal life and architectural career again in crisis. Booming 1920s New York served as...
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Why Liberalism Failed
ISBN: PB: 9780300240023, ISBN: HB: 9780300223446, Yale University Press, May 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century – fascism, communism, and liberalism – only the last remains. This has created a peculiar situation in which liberalism's proponents tend to forget that it is an ideology and not the natural e...
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Who Wants to Be a Jewish Writer? And Other Essays
ISBN: HB: 9780300240139, Yale University Press, May 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm
Adam Kirsch is one of today's finest literary critics. This collection brings together his essays on poetry, religion, and the intersections between them, with a particular focus on Jewish literature. He explores the definition of Jewish literature,...
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