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On the Basis of Art 150 Years of Women at Yale
ISBN: HB: 9780300254242, Yale University Press, March 2021
304 pp., 27.3x25.4 cm, 185 colour illus.
Marking the 150th anniversary of the first women students at Yale, who came to study at the Yale School of the Fine Arts (now Yale School of Art) when it opened in 1869, and the 50th anniversary of undergraduate coeducation at the University, this vo...
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£40,00
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Vagrant Figures Law, Literature, and the Origins of the Police
ISBN: HB: 9780300241310, Yale University Press, February 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 3 black&white illus.
In this innovative book examining eighteenth-century literary treatments of policing and vagrancy, Nicolazzo reveals the narrative, textual, and rhetorical practices that shaped the purview and scope of policing long before the establishment of the m...
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£50,00
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Bonds of Womanhood "Woman's Sphere" in New England, 1780-1835
ISBN: PB: 9780300254082, Yale University Press, February 2021
256 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
This Veritas edition of Nancy Cott's acclaimed study includes a new introduction by the author, situating the work for a new generation of readers.
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Smart Machines and Service Work Automation in an Age of Stagnation
ISBN: HB: 9781789143188, Reaktion Books, November 2020
160 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
In recent decades digital devices have reshaped daily life, while tech companies' stock prices have thrust them to the forefront of the business world. In this rapid, global development, the promise of a new machine age has been accompanied by worrie...
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£14,95
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Assassins' Deeds A History of Assassination from Ancient Egypt to the Present Day
ISBN: HB: 9781789143515, Reaktion Books, October 2020
368 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 81 illus.
Assassins have been killing the powerful and famous for at least 3,000 years. Personal ambition, revenge and anger have encouraged many to violent deeds, like the Turkish sultan who had nineteen of his brothers strangled or the bodyguards who murdere...
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£18,00
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Loving Animals On Bestiality, Zoophilia and Post-Human Love
ISBN: HB: 9781789143102, Reaktion Books, October 2020
192 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 22 illus.
Sexual contact with non-human animals is one of the last taboos but, for a practice that is generally regarded as abhorrent, it is remarkable how many books, films, plays, paintings and photographs depict the subject. In this book renowned historian...
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£18,00
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Power on the Inside A Global History of Prison Gangs
ISBN: HB: 9781789143232, Reaktion Books, October 2020
416 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 70 illus.
"Power on the Inside" is the first book to examine the historical development of prison gangs worldwide, from those that emerged inside the mid-nineteenth-century Neapolitan prisons to the new generation of younger inmates challenging the status quo...
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£25,00
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Eliza Lucas Pinckney An Independent Woman in the Age of Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300236118, Yale University Press, October 2020
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 black&white illus.
Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793) reshaped the colonial South Carolina economy with her innovations in indigo production and became one of the wealthiest and most respected women in a world dominated by men. Born on the Caribbean island of Antigua, sh...
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£25,00
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People's Porn A History of Handmade Pornography in America
ISBN: HB: 9781789142266, Reaktion Books, October 2020
256 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 99 illus., 70 in colour
"The People's Porn" is the first history of American handmade and homemade pornography, which offers the back story to the explosion of amateur pornography on the Internet. In doing so, it is a much-needed counterweight to the ahistorical and ideolog...
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£30,00
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Wanderers A History of Women Walking
ISBN: HB: 9781789143423, Reaktion Books, September 2020
304 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
This is a book about ten women over the past three hundred years who have found walking essential to their sense of themselves, as people and as writers. "Wanderers" traces their footsteps, from eighteenth-century parson's daughter Elizabeth Carter –...
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£14,99
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