A fast-paced, character-filled history that brings the unique American saga to life for readers of all ages
"Fundamentals of Chinese Characters" focuses on the connections between the shapes and meanings of basic Chinese characters, enabling students to learn to recognise and write Chinese...
The Internet has transformed the manner in which information is exchanged and business is conducted, arguably more than any other communication development in the past century. Despite its wide...
ISBN: 9780300186826 Oprawa: twarda Autor: Mark Galeotti Wydawnictwo: Yale University Press Ilość stron: 344 Rok wydania: 2018
The first English-language book to document the men who emerged from the gulags to become Russia's much-feared crime class: the vory v zakone Mark Galeotti is the go-to expert on organized...
An ambitious young scholar's lucid analysis of religion's shifting place in the modern world
ISBN: 9780300100167 Autor: Harrod, Tanya
British studio potter Michael Cardew (1901-1983) was a man of paradox, a modernist who disliked modernity, a colonial servant who despised Empire, and an intellectual who worked with his hands....
Riveting and eloquent, the collected writings of a key figure-and one of the first female leaders-of the eighteenth-century evangelical movement
From the experience of a lifetime of scholarship, preaching, teaching, and writing, Raymond E. Brown covers the entire scope of the New Testament with ease and clarity. He walks readers book żeby...
An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world and perplexing character, żeby a distinguished biblical scholar
ISBN: 9780300230963 Oprawa: miękka Autor: Tarek Osman Wydawnictwo: Yale University Press Ilość stron: 328 Rok wydania: 2019
A political, social, and cultural battle is currently raging in the Middle East. On one side are the Islamists, those who believe Islam should be the region's primary identity. In opposition...
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and its magnificent collection are enlivened through fresh insights and new photography in this updated guide.
ISBN: 9780300143133 Autor: Epstein, Mark (Mark William)
Immersed in Buddhist psychology prior to studying Western psychiatry, Dr. Mark Epstein first viewed Western therapeutic approaches through the lens of the East. This posed something of a challenge....
This epic history compares the empires built by Spain and Britain in the Americas, from Columbus' arrival in the New World to the end of Spanish colonial rule in the early nineteenth century....
A riveting look at how the early modern world revolutionized sleep and its relation to body, mind, soul, and society
How to live in a supposedly faithless world threatened by religious fundamentalism? Terry Eagleton, formidable thinker and renowned cultural critic, investigates in this thought-provoking book the...
An illuminating record of dialogues between the Dalai Lama and some of today's most prominent scientists, philosophers, and contemplatives
This book is published on the occasion of the exhibition The Berlin painter and his world: Athenian vase-painting in the early fifth century B.C., Princeton University Art Museum, March 4-June 11,...
A beautiful book that argues artists were fascinated aby still life painting considerably earlier than previously thought
ISBN: 9780300149395 Autor: Rohan, Timothy M.
Equally admired and maligned for his remarkable Brutalist buildings, Paul Rudolph (1918-1997) shaped both late modernist architecture and a generation of architects while chairing Yale's...