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  • In Pursuit of Civility by Keith Thomas
    In Pursuit of Civility (English, Hardback) Keith Thomas

    What did it mean to be `civilized' in Early Modern England? ...

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  • The Witch by Ronald Hutton
    The Witch (English, Hardback) Ronald Hutton

    Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history

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  • The Master and His Emissary by Iain McGilchrist
    The Master and His Emissary (English, Paperback) Iain McGilchrist

    Now available in a larger format, this title offers a fascinating exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture.

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  • John Singer Sargent and Chicago's Gilded Age by Annelise K. Madsen
    John Singer Sargent and Chicago's Gilded Age (English, Hardback) Annelise K. Madsen

    "An examination of how the work of the American painter John Singer Sargent was displayed, collected, and influential in the civic and cultural development of Chicago, Illinois during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries"--

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  • David Wojnarowicz by David Breslin
    David Wojnarowicz (English, Hardback) David Breslin, David Kiehl

    This catalogue was published on the occasion of the exhibition "David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night," organized by David Breslin, DeMartini Family Curator and Director of the Collection, and David Kiehl, Curator Emeritus, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Exhibition held at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, July-October 2018.

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  • A Little History of Religion by Richard Holloway
    A Little History of Religion (English, Paperback) Richard Holloway

    For curious readers young and old, a rich and colorful history of religion from humanity's earliest days to our own contentious times.

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  • The Vory by Mark Galeotti
    The Vory (English, Hardback) Mark Galeotti

    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

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  • Charles White by Sarah Kelly Oehler
    Charles White (English, Hardback) Sarah Kelly Oehler

    A revelatory reassessment of one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century

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  • Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
    Seeing Like a State (English, Paperback) James C. Scott

    An analysis of diverse failures in high-modernist, authoritarian state planning. It covers projects such as collectivization in Russia and the building of Brasilia, arguing that any centrally-managed social plan must recognize the importance of local customs and practical knowledge.

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  • Interaction of Color by Josef Albers
    Interaction of Color (English, Paperback) Josef Albers

    The 50th anniversary edition of a classic text, featuring an expanded selection of color studies

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  • Existentialism Is a Humanism by Jean-Paul Sartre
    Existentialism Is a Humanism (English, Paperback) Jean-Paul Sartre

    It was to correct common misconceptions about his thought that Jean-Paul Sartre, the most dominent European intellectual of the post-World War II decades, accepted an invitation to speak on October 29, 1945, at the Club Maintenant in Paris. The unstated objective of his lecture (?Existentialism Is a Humanism?) was to expound his philosophy as a form of ?existentialism,? a term much bandied about...

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  • A Day at Home in Early Modern England by Tara Hamling
    A Day at Home in Early Modern England (English, Hardback) Tara Hamling, Catherine Richardson

    This fascinating book offers the first sustained investigation of the complex relationship between the middling sort and their domestic space in the tumultuous, rapidly changing culture of early modern England. Presented in an innovative and engaging narrative form that follows the pattern of a typical day from early morning through the middle of the night, A Day at Home in Early Modern England...

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  • The Craving Mind by Judson Brewer
    The Craving Mind (English, Paperback) Judson Brewer

    A leading neuroscientist and pioneer in the study of mindfulness explains why addictions are so tenacious and how we can learn to conquer them

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  • Packing My Library by Alberto Manguel
    Packing My Library (English, Hardback) Alberto Manguel

    A best-selling author and world-renowned bibliophile meditates on his vast personal library and champions the vital role of all libraries

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  • The Sight of Death by T. J. Clark
    The Sight of Death (English, Paperback) T. J. Clark

    Addresses questions such as: Why do we find ourselves returning to certain pictures time and again? What is it we are looking for? And how does our understanding of an image change over time?

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  • A Little History of Philosophy by Nigel Warburton
    A Little History of Philosophy (English, Paperback) Nigel Warburton

    Philosophy begins with questions about the nature of reality and how we should live. This book introduces the great thinkers in Western philosophy and explores their most compelling ideas about the world and how best to live in it. It takes us on a chronological tour of the major ideas in the history of philosophy.

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  • Pagan Britain by Ronald Hutton
    Pagan Britain (English, Paperback) Ronald Hutton

    Britain's pagan past, with its mysterious monuments, atmospheric sites, enigmatic artifacts, bloodthirsty legends, and cryptic inscriptions, is both enthralling and perplexing to a resident of the twenty-first century. In this ambitious and thoroughly up-to-date book, Ronald Hutton reveals the long development, rapid suppression, and enduring cultural significance of paganism, from the Paleolithic...

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  • Van Gogh and Japan by Louis van Tilborgh
    Van Gogh and Japan (English, Hardback) Louis van Tilborgh, Nienke Bakker

    "All my work is based to some extent on Japanese art." -Vincent van Gogh

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  • Liberty's Dawn by Emma Griffin
    Liberty's Dawn (English, Paperback) Emma Griffin

    Looks at hundreds of autobiographies penned between 1760 and 1900 to offer an account of how the Industrial Revolution was experienced by the working class. This book shows how it raised incomes, improved literacy and offered exciting opportunities for political action.

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  • Dorset by Michael Hill
    Dorset (English, Hardback) Michael Hill, John Newman

    Fully revised, updated, and expanded, this book offers a fresh and comprehensive account of the buildings of Dorset, one of England's best-loved and most beautiful counties. With its wonderful variety of building stones, Dorset offers visual pleasures which few English counties can match. Its country houses are exceptionally rich and varied, from medieval Woodsford and Athelhampton to the late...

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