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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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Warm South How the Mediterranean Shaped the British Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780300251531, ISBN: HB: 9780300235920, Yale University Press, May 2020
336 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 30 colour illus.
Ever since the age of the Grand Tour in the eighteenth century, the Mediterranean has had a significant pull for Britons – including many painters and poets – who sought from it the inspiration, beauty, and fulfillment that evaded them at home. Refer...
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Way of Life Things, Thought, and Action in Chinese Medicine
ISBN: HB: 9780300237238, Yale University Press, May 2020
184 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 3 black&white illus.
Traditional Chinese medicine is often viewed as mystical or superstitious, with outcomes requiring naive faith. Judith Farquhar, drawing on her hard-won knowledge of social, intellectual, and clinical worlds in today's China, here offers a concise an...
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Why Writing Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300245974, Yale University Press, May 2020
296 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
In this new contribution to Yale University Press's Why X Matters series, a distinguished writer and scholar tackles central questions of the discipline of writing. Drawing on his own experience with mentors such as John Updike, John Gardner, and Jam...
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Woman on the Windowsill A Tale of Mystery in Several Parts
ISBN: HB: 9780300234282, Yale University Press, April 2020
296 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 32 black&white illus.
On the morning of July 1, 1800, a surveyor and mapmaker named Cayetano Diaz opened the window of his study in Guatemala City to find a horrific sight: a pair of severed breasts. Offering a meticulously researched and evocative account of the quest to...
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What's Wrong with Economics? A Primer for the Perplexed
ISBN: HB: 9780300249873, Yale University Press, March 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 5 black&white illus.
This insightful book looks at how mainstream economics' quest for scientific certainty has led to a narrowing of vision and a convergence on an orthodoxy that is unhealthy for the field, not to mention the societies which base policy decisions on the...
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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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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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