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  • The Fortunes of Francis Barber

    The Fortunes of Francis Barber

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300260960

    The story of the extraordinary relationship between Francis Barber, a former slave, and Samuel Johnson, England’s most distinguished man of letters “Bundock’s lively biography offers a fresh perspective on Johnson and locates Barbe…

  • A Poison Stronger than Love

    A Poison Stronger than Love
    av Anastasia Shkilnyk

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300033250

    “I can’t explain it to you, because I can’t explain it to myself. The only thing I know is that alcohol is a stronger power than the love of children. It’s a poison, and we are a broken people. We suffer enough inside, and th…

  • Red Lines, Black Spaces

    Red Lines, Black Spaces
    av Bruce D. Haynes

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300124545

    Runyon Heights, a community in Yonkers, New York, has been populated by middle-class African Americans for nearly a century. This book--the first history of a black middle-class community--tells the story of Runyon Heights, which sheds light on the…

  • Under the Molehill

    Under the Molehill
    av John Bossy

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300094503

    This absorbing account of Catholic and anti-Catholic plots and machinations at the English, French, and exiled Scottish courts in the latter part of the sixteenth century is a sequel to John Bossy’s highly acclaimed Giordano Bruno and the Emba…

  • The Electronic Silk Road

    The Electronic Silk Road
    av Anupam Chander

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300154597

    From China to Facebookistan, the Internet has transformed global commerce. A cyber-law expert argues that we must free Internet trade while simultaneously protecting consumers. On the ancient Silk Road, treasure-laden caravans made their arduous way…

  • Traditional Buildings of Cumbria

    Traditional Buildings of Cumbria
    av R W Brunskill

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300170597

    Many people who live in and visit the Lake District are charmed by the traditional buildings that enhance the landscape. This book introduces the traditional houses, barns, watermills, and chapels of the Lake District and the surrounding hills and…

  • Robert Indiana

    Robert Indiana
    av Barbara Haskell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300196863

    The popularity of Robert Indiana’s LOVE works made the Pop artist a household name—and torpedoed his reputation, precipitating his self-imposed exile from the New York art world that had once acclaimed him and eclipsing the breadth and…

  • The Yale Guide to Careers in Medicine and the Health Professions

    The Yale Guide to Careers in Medicine and the Health Professions

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300100297

    Presents a collection of first person accounts of what life is like in the medical field.

  • France 1940

    France 1940
    av Philip Nord

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300189872

    A new perspective on the calamitous fall of France in 1940 and why blame has been misplaced ever since In this revisionist account of France’s crushing defeat in 1940, a world authority on French history argues that the nation’s downfall…

  • Bush v. Gore

    Bush v. Gore

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300093797

    The Supreme Court’s intervention in the 2000 election will shape American law and democracy long after George W. Bush has left the White House. This vitally important book brings together a broad range of preeminent legal scholars who address…

  • Compulsory Happiness

    Compulsory Happiness
    av Norman Manea

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300182958

    In cool, precise prose, and with an unerring sense of the absurd, the four novellas of Compulsory Happiness create a picture of everyday life in a grotesque police state, expressing terror and hope, fear and solidarity, the humorous triviality of th…

  • The Small House in Eighteenth-Century London

    The Small House in Eighteenth-Century London
    av Peter Guillery

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300102383

    London’s modest eighteenth-century houses—those inhabited by artisans and laborers in the unseen parts of Georgian London—can tell us much about the culture of that period. This fascinating book examines largely forgotten small hou…

  • Making Waves

    Making Waves
    av Yakov Alpert

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300078213

    Yakov Alpert (b. 1911) has been making waves all his life—in scientific laboratories, where his pioneering work as a radio physicist earned him world renown, and in the Soviet Union, where he defied the repressive Soviet regime, became a refus…

  • Managing the Mountains

    Managing the Mountains
    av Sara M. Gregg

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300192568

    This account of land use reform during the New Deal in Appalachia adds historical context to the 1930s by exploring the planning precedents in the conservation and agricultural policies of the early twentieth century.

  • The Morality of Consent

    The Morality of Consent
    av Alexander M. Bickel

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300021196

    "This short but provocative volume... is a fitting testimony to the author's extraordinary, though tragically brief, career as a constitutional scholar, lawyer and teacher. In just a hundred and a half literate pages, we are treated to vintage Bicke…

  • The Recording Machine

    The Recording Machine
    av Joshua Shannon

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300187274

    A revealing look at the irrevocable change in art during the 1960s and its relationship to the modern culture of fact This refreshing and erudite book offers a new understanding of the transformation of photography and the visual arts around 1968. A…

  • Landscapes of London

    Landscapes of London
    av Elizabeth McKellar

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300109139

    The idea of a "Greater London" emerged in the 18th century with the expansion of the city's suburbs. In Landscapes of London, Elizabeth McKellar traces this growth back to the 17th century, when domestic retreats were established in outlying areas.…

  • Thomas More

    Thomas More
    av Louis L. Martz

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300056686

    Recent writings about Thomas More have questioned his integrity and motivation and have challenged the long-held view of him as a humane, wise, and heroic "man for all seasons." This new book responds to these revisionist studies by closely and pers…

  • Recasting the Past

    Recasting the Past
    av Karen Manchester

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300191912

    Founded in 1879 as the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, the Art Institute of Chicago began a tradition of collecting plaster casts of Classical sculpture for display in its galleries and use in its studio art classes. Other original works of art were a…

  • Imagining America

    Imagining America
    av John Carlin

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300109979

    An innovative and dynamic look at 20-century American art, focusing on its relationship to the nation’s evolving identity and ambitions. How did artists of the twentieth century use their work to respond to their unique personal experiences an…

  • On Display

    On Display
    av Erin Griffey

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300214000

    In the early modern period, rulers demonstrated their power and influence through carefully curated “display”—their presence in court ceremonies, their palaces and their contents, and their portraits. Henrietta Maria of France (160…

  • Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy

    Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy

    Klotband - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300253993

    A blueprint for creating sustainable businesses, emphasizing the power and potential of cooperative models Drawing on both her extensive experience founding and directing social enterprises and her interviews with sustainability leaders, Melissa Sca…

  • The Yale Edition of The Complete Works of St. Thomas More

    The Yale Edition of The Complete Works of St. Thomas More
    av Thomas More

    Inbunden - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300020670

    Thomas More’s Apology (1533) is one of his most significant works of religious controversy. More’s defense focuses on an anonymously published pamphlet, A Treatise concerning the Division between the Spirituality and Temporality, issued…

  • A Little Book of Language

    A Little Book of Language
    av David Crystal

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300170825

    Now in paperback, in the tradition of E. H. Gombrich's A Little History of the World, a lively journey through the story of language With a language disappearing every two weeks and neologisms springing up almost daily, an understanding of the origi…

  • The Concrete Body

    The Concrete Body
    av Elise Archias

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300217971

    Offering an incisive rejoinder to traditional histories of modernism and postmodernism, this original book examines the 1960s performance work of three New York artists who adapted modernist approaches to form for the medium of the human body. Findi…

  • Gender Nonconformity and the Law

    Gender Nonconformity and the Law
    av Kimberly A. Yuracko

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300125856

    When the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed, its primary target was the outright exclusion of women from particular jobs. Over time, the Act’s scope of protection has expanded to prevent not only discrimination based on sex but also discrimin…

  • The Yale Edition of The Complete Works of St. Thomas More

    The Yale Edition of The Complete Works of St. Thomas More
    av Thomas More

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300025910

  • The Speaker of the House

    The Speaker of the House
    av Matthew N. Green

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300153187

    Matthew N. Green provides the first comprehensive analysis of how the Speaker of the House has exercised legislative leadership from 1940 to the present. Green finds that the Speaker’s party loyalty is tempered by a host of competing objective…

  • Divided Jerusalem: The Struggle for the Holy City

    Divided Jerusalem: The Struggle for the Holy City
    av Bernard Wasserstein

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300137637

    In this timely book, Bernard Wasserstein offers the first authoritative history of the fraught diplomatic relations surrounding the Holy City of Jerusalem. Jews, Muslims, and Christians have all claimed the city as their own over the centuries--as h…

  • Rethinking Art History

    Rethinking Art History
    av Donald Preziosi

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300049831

    A general overview of the theoretical and institutional history of the discipline of art history. Refuting the image of art history as a discipline in crisis, Preziosi asserts that many of the dilemmas and contradictions of art history today are not…

  • Beyond Right and Left

    Beyond Right and Left
    av Maurice A . Finocchiaro

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300075359

    Two Italian writers, Gaetano Mosca and Antonio Gramsci, have been very influential in twentieth-century political thought, the first cast as a thoroughgoing conservative, the second as the model of a humanistic Marxist. The author of this provocativ…

  • What Obergefell v. Hodges Should Have Said

    What Obergefell v. Hodges Should Have Said

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300221558

    Rewriting the Supreme Court’s landmark gay rights decision Jack Balkin and an all-star cast of legal scholars, sitting as a hypothetical Supreme Court, rewrite the famous 2015 opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, which guaranteed same-sex couples…

  • Paper Before Print

    Paper Before Print
    av Jonathan M. Bloom

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300089554

    Like the printing press, typewriter, and computer, paper has been a crucial agent for the dissemination of information. This engaging book presents an important new chapter in paper’s history: how its use in Islamic lands during the Middle Age…

  • Back to the Garden

    Back to the Garden
    av James H. S. McGregor

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300197464

    A cultural and ecological history of the Mediterranean region and humankind’s broken covenant with nature The garden was the cultural foundation of the early Mediterranean peoples; they acknowledged their reliance on and kinship with the land,…

  • On Liberal Revolution

    On Liberal Revolution
    av Piero Gobetti

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300081183

    This book is the first English-language edition of a collection of writings by one of Italy's most important radical liberals, Piero Gobetti (1901-1926). In thirty-five thought-provoking essays, Gobetti proposes an original and challenging notion of…

  • Gulag Letters

    Gulag Letters
    av Arsenii Formakov

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300209310

    A poignant collection of letters written by the Latvian poet, novelist, and newspaper editor Arsenii Formakov while interned in Soviet labor camps Emily Johnson has translated and edited a fascinating collection of letters written by Arsenii Formako…

  • Cult of the Machine

    Cult of the Machine
    av Emma Acker

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234022

    A fresh look at a bold and dynamic 20th-century American art style Characterized by highly structured, geometric compositions with smooth surfaces, linear qualities, and lucid forms, Precisionism fully emerged after World War I and flourished in the…

  • Who's Teaching Your Children?

    Who's Teaching Your Children?
    av Vivian Troen

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300105209

    The shortage of qualified teachers in our nation's classrooms is critical, and it is getting worse. This thought-provoking book reveals the reasons for the crisis and offers concrete, affordable solutions. "A practical vision of how our children can…

  • The Universe and Life

    The Universe and Life
    av H. S. Jennings

    Inbunden - 1933 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300136524

    Dr. Jennings states that his purpose in The Universe and Life is to "try to show what positive outlook on life and the world is given by the study of biological science; and how this differs, if at all, from the outlook based on physics, or from the…

  • Calvin

    Calvin
    av F. Bruce Gordon

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300170849

    A revealing new portrait of John Calvin that captures his human complexity and the sixteenth-century world in which he fought his personal and theological battles During the glory days of the French Renaissance, young John Calvin (1509-1564) experie…

  • Shells

    Shells
    av Craig Arnold

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300079104

    Winner of the 1998 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition, Craig Arnold's Shells was acclaimed as "a gifted collection of daring writing" by the contest judge, the distinguished poet W. S. Merwin. The book is an intriguing set of variations on the…

  • The People's Galleries

    The People's Galleries
    av Giles Waterfield

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300209846

    This innovative history of British art museums begins in the early 19th century. The National Gallery and the South Kensington Museum (now the Victoria and Albert Museum) in London may have been at the center of activity, but museums in cities such…

  • A New Anthology of Early Modern Spanish Theater

    A New Anthology of Early Modern Spanish Theater
    av Barbara Mujica

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300109566

    This anthology of plays from the Spanish Golden Age brings together the work of canonical writers, female writers who are rapidly achieving canonical status, and lesser-known writers who have recently gained critical attention. It contains the full…

  • Cambodian System of Writing and Beginning Reader

    Cambodian System of Writing and Beginning Reader
    av Franklin E. Huffman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300013146

    This volume consists of four parts: (1) The Cambodian Writing System, a formal description of the relationship between the writing system and the phonology of the language; (2) Programmed Reading Exercises, a series of highly structured reading dril…

  • The Growth of the Law

    The Growth of the Law
    av Benjamin N. Cardozo

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300094824

    Classic lectures on philosophy of law by practicing attorney and teacher, later justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Companion to his "The Nature of the Judicial Process."

  • Rudyard Kipling

    Rudyard Kipling
    av David Alan Richards

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300126747

    Equally adept at humor writing, tales for children, and adventure stories, Rudyard Kipling holds a singular place in the pantheon of great English writers. This book celebrates the Nobel Prize winner’s multifaceted achievements and, with 80 fu…

  • Art and Violence in Early Renaissance Florence

    Art and Violence in Early Renaissance Florence
    av Scott Nethersole

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300233513

    This study is the first to examine the relationship between art and violence in 15th-century Florence, exposing the underbelly of a period more often celebrated for enlightened and progressive ideas. Renaissance Florentines were constantly subjected…

  • Health for Sale

    Health for Sale
    av William H. Helfand

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300171174

    Since the late 1960s, William H. Helfand has donated more than 1,000 posters, prints, and ephemera to the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Ars Medica Collection, the world's only collection of medical prints housed in an art museum. This fascinating vol…

  • The Dreyfus Affair

    The Dreyfus Affair
    av Emile Zola

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300073676

    In September 1894 the French authorities intercepted a letter which they claimed emanated from a Jewish army captain, Alfred Dreyfus, which they claimed to be proof of espionage on behalf of Germany. Dreyfus was subsequently court-martialed and impr…

  • American Furniture, 1650-1840 - Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

    American Furniture, 1650-1840 - Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
    av Alexandra Alevi Kirtley

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780876332962

    The creation of an American furniture style at a crossroads of transatlantic trade American Furniture, 1650-1840: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art is the first publication dedicated to one of the finest collections of its type in the…