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  • Autor: Meghan O'Rourke

    World Out of Reach: Dispatches from Life under Lockdown

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 26. januára 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 18,50 €
    Vaša cena: 17,58 
    In beautifully written and powerfully thought prose, A World Out of Reach offers a crucial record of COVID-19 and the cataclysmic spring of 2020-a record for us and for posterity-in the arresting voices of poets, essayists, scholars, and health care workers. Ranging from matters of policy and social justice to ancient history and personal stories of … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Kolektív autorov

    Vincent van Gogh Atlas

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 15. novembra 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 20,95 €
    Vaša cena: 19,90 
    A fascinating guide to Van Gogh's itinerant life, with vibrant images and stories about the many places where he lived and worked This exciting publication familiarizes readers of all ages with the many fascinating facets of Vincent van Gogh (1853--1890)-artist, correspondent, traveler, and modern explorer of Europe's cities and countryside. Thanks to Van Gogh's … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: James Kirchick

    End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 20. mája 2018
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 16,50 €
    Vaša cena: 15,68 
    The disintegration of Europe's post-Cold War consensus in the face of anti-Semitism, populist nationalism, and territorial aggression … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Roger D. Launius

    Reaching for the Moon: A Short History of the Space Race

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 2. júla 2019
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 26,95 €
    Vaša cena: 25,60 
    Fifty years after the Moon landing, a new history of the space race explores the lives of both Soviet and American engineers At the dawn of the space age, technological breakthroughs in Earth orbit flight were both breathtaking feats of ingenuity and disturbances to a delicate global balance of power. In this short book, aerospace historian Roger D. … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Rob DeSalle, Ian Tattersall

    Natural History of Beer

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 2. apríla 2019
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 26,95 €
    Vaša cena: 25,60 
    A celebration of beer-its science, its history, and its impact on human culture What can beer teach us about biology, history, and the natural world? From ancient Mesopotamian fermentation practices to the resurgent American craft brewery, Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall peruse the historical record and traverse the globe for engaging and often surprising stories … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Brian Fagan

    Little History of Archaeology

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 31. mája 2019
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 13,50 €
    Vaša cena: 12,83 
    The thrilling history of archaeological adventure, with tales of danger, debate, audacious explorers, and astonishing discoveries around the globe What is archaeology? The word may bring to mind images of golden pharaohs and lost civilizations, or Neanderthal skulls and Ice Age cave art. Archaeology is all of these, but also far more: the only science to encompass … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Scott Timberg

    Culture Crash: The Mugging of the Creative Class

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 2. februára 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 17,95 €
    Vaša cena: 17,05 
    When artists and artisans can't make a living, the health of America's culture is at risk Change is no stranger to us in the twenty-first century. We must constantly adjust to an evolving world, to transformation and innovation. But for many thousands of creative artists, a torrent of recent changes has made it all but impossible to earn a living. … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Valerie Steele, Daphne Guinness

    Daphne Guinness

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 25. októbra 2011
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 46,95 €
    Vaša cena: 44,60 
    “She is one of the—if not the—most stylish women living,” says designer and film director Tom Ford, speaking of Daphne Guinness, the subject and co-author of this extraordinary book. From her platinum-and-black striped hair to her towering 10-inch heels, her to-die-for couture collection and amazing diamond jewelry, Daphne Guinness embodies the rarified, … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Richard Holloway

    Little History of Religion

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 5. septembra 2017
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 14,50 €
    Vaša cena: 13,78 
    In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, this book offers a welcome antidote. Richard Holloway retells the entire history of religion—from the dawn of religious belief to the twenty-first century—with deepest respect and a keen commitment to accuracy. Writing for those with faith and those without, and especially … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Marci Shore

    Ukrainian Night

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 2. februára 2018
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 32,95 €
    Vaša cena: 31,30 
    A vivid and intimate account of the Ukrainian Revolution, the rare moment when the political became the existential 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 … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: neuvedený

    Unpacking My Library

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 7. novembra 2017
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 19,95 €
    Vaša cena: 18,95 
    A captivating tour of the bookshelves of ten leading artists, exploring the intricate connections between reading, artistic practice, and identity Taking its inspiration from Walter Benjamin’s seminal 1931 essay, the Unpacking My Library series charts a spirited exploration of the reading and book collecting practices of today’s leading thinkers. Artists … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: neuvedený

    Unpacking My Library

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 30. novembra 2009
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 20,95 €
    Vaša cena: 19,90 
    What does a library say about the mind of its owner? How do books map the intellectual interests, curiosities, tastes, and personalities of their readers? What does the collecting of books have in common with the practice of architecture? Unpacking My Library provides an intimate look at the personal libraries of twelve of the world’s leading architects, … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Chris Wickham

    Medieval Europe

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 29. augusta 2017
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 13,50 €
    Vaša cena: 12,83 
    A spirited and thought-provoking history of the vast changes that transformed Europe during the 1,000-year span of the Middle Ages The millennium between the breakup of the western Roman Empire and the Reformation was a long and hugely transformative period—one not easily chronicled within the scope of a few hundred pages. Yet distinguished historian … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: neuvedený

    Unpacking My Library

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 29. novembra 2011
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 16,50 €
    Vaša cena: 15,68 
    As words and stories are increasingly disseminated through digital means, the significance of the book as object—whether pristine collectible or battered relic—is growing as well. Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books spotlights the personal libraries of thirteen favorite novelists who share their collections with readers. Stunning photographs provide … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Annie Cohen-Solal

    Mark Rothko - Toward the Light in the Chapel

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 12. mája 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 15,95 €
    Vaša cena: 15,15 
    A fascinating exploration of the life and work of one of America's most famous and enigmatic postwar visual artists Mark Rothko, one of the greatest painters of the twentieth century, was born in the Jewish Pale of Settlement in 1903. He immigrated to the United States at age ten, taking with him his Talmudic education and his memories of pogroms and persecutions … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Ernst H. Gombrich

    A Little History of the World

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 5. decembra 2008
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 7 dní
    Bežná cena: 12,95 €
    Vaša cena: 12,30 
    E. H. Gombrich's bestselling history of the world for young readers tells the story of mankind from the Stone Age to the atomic bomb, focusing not on small detail but on the sweep of human experience, the extent of human achievement, and the depth of its frailty. The product of a generous and humane sensibility, this timeless account makes intelligible … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: James West Davidson

    A Little History of the United States

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 13. septembra 2016
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 5 až 21 dní
    Bežná cena: 15,95 €
    Vaša cena: 15,15 
    A fast-paced, character-filled history that brings the unique American saga to life for readers of all ages How did a land and people of such immense diversity come together under a banner of freedom and equality to form one of the most remarkable nations in the world? Everyone from young adults to grandparents will be fascinated by the answers uncovered … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: William F. Bynum

    A Little History of Science

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 10. septembra 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 7 dní
    Bežná cena: 14,50 €
    Vaša cena: 13,78 
    Science is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body, the history of Earth. People have always been doing science because they have always wanted to make sense of the world and harness its power. From ancient Greek philosophers through Einstein and Watson and Crick to the computer-assisted scientists … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Nigel Warburton

    A Little History of Philosophy

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 1. novembra 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 7 dní
    Bežná cena: 14,50 €
    Vaša cena: 13,78 
    Philosophy begins with questions about the nature of reality and how we should live. These were the concerns of Socrates, who spent his days in the ancient Athenian marketplace asking awkward questions, disconcerting the people he met by showing them how little they genuinely understood. This engaging book introduces the great thinkers in Western philosophy … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: John Sutherland

    A Little History of Literature

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dostupnosť: Posielame do 7 dní
    Bežná cena: 14,50 €
    Vaša cena: 13,78 
    This 'little history' takes on a very big subject: the glorious span of literature from Greek myth to graphic novels, from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Harry Potter. John Sutherland is perfectly suited to the task. He has researched, taught, and written on virtually every area of literature, and his infectious passion for books and reading has defined his … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Andrew Wilson

    Belarus: The Last European Dictatorship

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 4. mája 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 15,50 €
    Vaša cena: 14,73 
    A comprehensive and revelatory history of modern Belarus - from independence to 2020's contested election In 2020 Belarus made headlines around the world when protests erupted in the aftermath of a fraught presidential election. Andrew Wilson explores both Belarus's complicated road to nationhood and its politics and economics since it gained independence … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Simon Critchley

    Bald: 35 Philosophical Short Cuts

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 27. apríla 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 23,95 €
    Vaša cena: 22,75 
    The moderator of the New York Times' Stone column and the author of numerous books on everything from Greek tragedy to David Bowie, Simon Critchley has been a strong voice in popular philosophy for more than a decade. This volume brings together thirty-five essays, originally published in the Times, on a wide range of topics, from the dimensions … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Jesse M. Locker

    Artemisia Gentileschi: The Language of Painting

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 19. januára 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 42,50 €
    Vaša cena: 40,38 
    An important reassessment of the later career and life of a beloved baroque artist Hailed as one of the most influential and expressive painters of the seventeenth century, Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-ca. 1656) has figured prominently in the art historical discourse of the past two decades. This attention to Artemisia, after many years of scholarly neglect, … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Zizi Papacharissi

    After Democracy: Imagining Our Political Future

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 6. apríla 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 27,95 €
    Vaša cena: 26,55 
    What do ordinary citizens really want from their governments? Democracy has long been considered an ideal state of governance. What if it's not? Perhaps it is not the end goal but, rather, a transition stage to something better. Drawing on original interviews conducted with citizens of more than thirty countries, Zizi Papacharissi explores what democracy … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Cailin O'Connor, James Owen Weatherall

    Misinformation Age

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 3. apríla 2020
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 14,99 €
    Vaša cena: 14,24 
    The social dynamics of "alternative facts": why what you believe depends on who you know … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Joseph Turow

    Voice Catchers: How Marketers Listen In to Exploit Your Feelings, Your Privacy, and Your Wallet

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 13. júla 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 35,50 €
    Vaša cena: 33,73 
    Your voice provides biometric data. How are marketers using it to manipulate you? Only three decades ago, it was inconceivable that virtually entire populations would be carrying around wireless phones wherever they went, or that peoples' exact locations could be tracked by those devices. We now take both for granted. Even just a decade ago the idea … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Tanya Bub, Jeffrey Bub

    Reimagining Time: A Light-Speed Tour of Einsteins Theory of Relativity

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 1. júna 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 26,95 €
    Vaša cena: 25,60 
    It was a link to Albert Einstein's 1905 paper-an early attempt at explaining his revolutionary ideas on space, time, and matter-that drew Tanya Bub into his imaginative vision of the world. What particularly struck her was how Einstein interwove words and math to create clear visuals illustrating his theories. As an artist, she naturally started doodling … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Matthew E. Kahn

    Adapting to Climate Change: Markets and the Management of an Uncertain Future

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 1. júna 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 27,95 €
    Vaša cena: 26,55 
    It is all but certain that the next century will be hotter than any we've experienced before. Even if we get serious about fighting climate change, it's clear that we will need to adapt to the changes already underway in our environment. This book considers how individual economic choices in response to climate change will transform the larger economy. Using … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Anthony Aveni

    Creation Stories: Landscapes and the Human Imagination

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 8. júna 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 27,95 €
    Vaša cena: 26,55 
    An accessible exploration of how diverse cultures have explained humanity's origins through narratives about the natural environment Drawing from a vast array of creation myths-Babylonian, Greek, Aztec, Maya, Inca, Chinese, Hindu, Navajo, Polynesian, African, Norse, Inuit, and more-this concise illustrated book uncovers both the similarities and differences … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Francis Su

    Mathematics for Human Flourishing

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 1. júna 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 18,50 €
    Vaša cena: 17,58 
    For mathematician Francis Su, a society without mathematical affection is like a city without concerts, parks, or museums. To miss out on mathematics is to live without experiencing some of humanity's most beautiful ideas. In this profound book, written for a wide audience but especially for those disenchanted by their past experiences, an award-winning … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Graham Seal

    Condemned

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 8. júna 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 27,95 €
    Vaša cena: 26,55 
    A powerful account of how coerced migration built the British Empire In the early seventeenth century, Britain took ruthless steps to deal with its unwanted citizens, forcibly removing men, women, and children from their homelands and sending them to far-flung corners of the empire to be sold off to colonial masters. This oppressive regime grew into a brutal … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: David Ekserdjian

    Italian Renaissance Altarpiece

    Vydavateľstvo: Yale University
    Dátum vydania: 22. júna 2021
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 84,95 €
    Vaša cena: 80,70 
    The comprehensive study of the Italian Renaissance altarpiece from the 13th to the early 17th century The altarpiece is one of the most distinctive and remarkable art forms of the Renaissance period. It is difficult to imagine an artist of the time-whether painter or sculptor, major or minor-who did not produce at least one. Though many have been displaced … Zobraziť viac info ►