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On the Basis of Art 150 Years of Women at Yale
ISBN: HB: 9780300254242, Yale University Press, November 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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Queer Encounters with Communist Power Non-Heterosexual Lives and the State in Czechoslovakia, 1948-1989
ISBN: PB: 9788024642666, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, July 2021
250 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! In the repressive context of East European Communist regimes, how did young girls and boys come to realize their sexuality? What did they do with that self-awareness – and later on, as adu...
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£15,00
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"The God of Love's Letter" and "The Tale of the Rose" A Bilingual Edition. With Jean Gerson, "A Poem on Man and Woman," Translated from the Latin by Thomas O'Donnell
ISBN: PB: 9781649590060, University of Chicago Press, Iter Press, July 2021
210 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Christine de Pizan was born in Italy and moved to the French court of Charles V when she was four years old. She led a life of learning, stimulated by her reading and by her drive to engage with the cultural and political issues of her day. As a youn...
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£34,00
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Trailblazers, Black Women Who Helped Make America Great American Firsts/American Icons, Volume 2
ISBN: PB: 9781940939995, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, June 2021
877 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 60 halftones
This continuation of Gabrielle David's odyssey into the lives and careers of 150 brilliant black women from the eighteenth century to the present brings together biographies of women who blazed uncharted paths alongside powerful photographs that illu...
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£28,00
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Model Cases On Canonical Research Objects and Sites
ISBN: PB: 9780226780832, ISBN: HB: 9780226780665, University of Chicago Press, June 2021
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 tables
We all know scientists study a predictable set of organisms when performing research, whether they be mice, fruit flies, or less commonly known but widely used species of snail or worm. But when we think of the so-called humanistic social sciences, w...
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£22,00
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£76,00
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Here Is a Game We Could Play A Novel
ISBN: PB: 9781946724403, University of Chicago Press, Acre Books, May 2021
232 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
A dreamlike novel set in Pennsylvania in the 1990s, Here Is a Game We Could Play is the story of Claudia, an intelligent eccentric trapped in the rundown industrial town she grew up in – a place plagued with troubling memories and hidden threats. See...
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£16,00
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Sorting Sexualities Expertise and the Politics of Legal Classification
ISBN: PB: 9780226776767, ISBN: HB: 9780226769165, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In Sorting Sexualities, Stefan Vogler deftly unpacks the politics of the techno-legal classification of sexuality in the United States. His study focuses specifically on state classification practices around LGBTQ people seeking asylum in the United...
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£24,00
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£76,00
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No Longer Outsiders Black and Latino Interest Group Advocacy on Capitol Hill
ISBN: HB: 9780226765273, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
192 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 26 line drawings, 9 tables
With the rise of Black Lives Matter and immigrant rights protests, critics have questioned whether mainstream black and Latino civil rights organizations such as the NAACP and UnidosUS are in touch with the needs of minorities – especially from young...
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£76,00
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Drop of Treason Philip Agee and His Exposure of the CIA
ISBN: HB: 9780226356686, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 6 halftones
Philip Agee's story is the stuff of a John le Carre novel – perilous and thrilling adventures around the globe. He joined the CIA as a young idealist, becoming an operations officer in hopes of seeing the world and safeguarding his country. He was th...
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£22,00
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Errand into the Wilderness of Mirrors Religion and the History of the CIA
ISBN: HB: 9780226767406, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 line drawings
Michael Graziano's intriguing book fuses two landmark titles in American history: Perry Miller's Errand into the Wilderness (1956), about the religious worldview of the early Massachusetts colonists, and David Martin's Wilderness of Mirrors (1980), a...
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£36,00
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