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  • John Knox
    John Knox (English, Paperback) Jane Dawson

    Jane Dawson has written the definitive life of John Knox, a leader of the Protestant Reformation in sixteenth-century Scotland. Based in large part on previously unavailable sources, including the recently discovered papers of Knox’s close friend and colleague Christopher Goodman, Dawson’s biography challenges the traditionally held stereotype of this founder of the Presbyterian...

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  • English Medieval Embroidery
    English Medieval Embroidery (English, Hardback) Clare Browne

    In medieval Europe, embroidered textiles were indispensable symbols of wealth and power. Owing to their quality, complexity, and magnificence, English embroideries enjoyed international demand and can be traced in Continental sources as opus anglicanum (English work). This sumptuously illustrated book draws on new research and detailed photography to offer an introduction to their design,...

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  • Materialism
    Materialism (English, Hardback) Terry Eagleton

    A brilliant introduction to the philosophical concept of materialism and its relevance to contemporary science and culture

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  • The Most Good You Can Do
    The Most Good You Can Do (English, Paperback) Peter Singer

    From the ethicist the New Yorker calls "the most influential living philosopher," a new way of thinking about living ethically

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  • Dirty Old London
    Dirty Old London (English, Paperback) Lee Jackson

    In Victorian London, filth was everywhere: horse traffic filled the streets with dung, household rubbish went uncollected, cesspools brimmed with "night soil," graveyards teemed with rotting corpses, the air itself was choked with smoke. In this intimately visceral book, Lee Jackson guides us through the underbelly of the Victorian metropolis, introducing us to the men and women who...

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  • Pagan Britain
    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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  • Women of Abstract Expressionism
    Women of Abstract Expressionism (English, Hardback) Joan M. Marter

    A long-awaited survey of female Abstract Expressionist artists revealing the richness and lasting influence of their work

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  • Intelligence in the Flesh
    Intelligence in the Flesh (English, Paperback) Guy Claxton

    If you think that intelligence emanates from the mind and that reasoning necessitates the suppression of emotion, you’d better think again—or rather not “think” at all. In his provocative new book, Guy Claxton draws on the latest findings in neuroscience and psychology to reveal how our bodies—long dismissed as mere conveyances—actually constitute the core of our intelligent life. From the...

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  • The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep
    The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep (English, Hardback) David Satter

    Once you accept that the impossible is really possible, what happens in Russia makes perfect sense

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  • The Craving Mind
    The Craving Mind (English, Hardback) 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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  • Fundamentals of Physics
    Fundamentals of Physics (English, Paperback) Ramamurti Shankar

    Explains the fundamental concepts of physics from Galileo's and Newton's discoveries to the twentieth-century's revolutionary ideas on relativity and quantum mechanics. This book begins at the simplest level, develops the basics, and reinforces fundamentals, ensuring a solid foundation in the principles and methods of physics.

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  • European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche
    European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche (English, Paperback) Frank M. Turner

    One of the most distinguished cultural and intellectual historians of our time, Frank Turner taught a landmark Yale University lecture course on European intellectual history that drew scores of students over many years. His lectures—lucid, accessible, beautifully written, and delivered with a notable lack of jargon—distilled modern European history from the Enlightenment to the dawn of the...

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  • Void
    Void (English, Hardback) James Owen Weatherall

    Why "nothing" may hold the key to the next era of theoretical physics

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  • Making Magnificence
    Making Magnificence (English, Hardback) Christine Casey

    This book tells the remarkable story of the craftsmen of Ticino, in Italian-speaking Switzerland, who took their prodigious skills as specialist decorative plasterworkers throughout Northern Europe in the 18th century, adorning classical architecture with their rich and fluent décor.  Their names are not widely known – Giuseppi Artari (c.1690–1771), Giovanni Battista...

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  • The Master and His Emissary
    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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  • Hieronymus Bosch, Painter and Draughtsman
    Hieronymus Bosch, Painter and Draughtsman (English, Hardback) Matthijs Ilsink, Jos Koldeweij

    Compiled by members of the Bosch Research and Conservation Project and published on the 500th anniversary of Hieronymus Bosch's death, this is the definitive new catalogue of all of Bosch's extant paintings and drawings. His mastery and genius have been redefined as a result of six years of research on the iconography, techniques, pedigree, and conservation history of his paintings and on his...

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  • A Little History of Religion
    A Little History of Religion (English, Hardback) 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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  • Hardwick Hall
    Hardwick Hall (English, Hardback) David Adshead

    Originally constructed in the late 16th century for the notorious Bess of Hardwick, Countess of Shrewsbury, Hardwick Hall is now among the National Trust’s greatest architectural landmarks, with much of its original interior and ornamentation still intact. This splendid publication is the definitive source of scholarship on the remarkably well-preserved exemplar of late-Elizabethan style....

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  • The Berlin Painter and His World
    The Berlin Painter and His World (English, Hardback) J. Michael Padgett

    The Berlin Painter was the name given by British classicist and art historian Sir John Beazley to an otherwise anonymous Athenian red-figure vase-painter. The artist’s long career extended from about 505 B.C. well into the 460s, and his elegant renderings of daily life and mythological stories offer invaluable insight into the social, political, religious, and artistic workings of early...

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  • The Experience of God
    The Experience of God (English, Paperback) David Bentley Hart

    Despite recent ferocious public debate about the likelihood of the existence of God, the most central concept in such arguments remains strangely obscure. What is God? In this written contribution to reasoned discussion, a revered religious thinker clarifies how the word "God" functions in various religious traditions.

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