Cultural Identity In the Ancient Mediterranean
ISBN: PB: 9780892369690, Getty Publications, January 2011
572 pp., 25.2x18 cm, 97 black&white illus.
This is an illuminating collection of essays that explore the idea of cultural identity in the ancient Mediterranean. Cultural identity is a slippery and elusive concept. When applied to the collective self-consciousness among people or nations, it b...
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Starfighter Colours
ISBN: PB: 9788875650346, Bookport, IBN Editore, June 2006
224 pp., 29.7x21 cm, 235 colour illus., 35 black&white illus.
The most beautiful colour photograps of the Lockheed F/RF-104G/ TF-104G/F-104S/ ASA/ ASA/ M/ TF-104/ G-M. Special Colours The authour goes through the genesis, the history of the F-104Gs, the F-104S, the F-104S-ASA, the Alenia in the A. M. I. and the...
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Leningrad Blockade, 1941-1944 A New Documentary History from the Soviet Archives
ISBN: PB: 9780300198164, Yale University Press, December 2013
544 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 5 maps, 74 black&white illus.
Based largely on formerly top-secret Soviet archival documents (including 66 reproduced documents and 70 illustrations), this book portrays the inner workings of the communist party and secret police during Germany's horrific 1941-1944 siege of Lenin...
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Sailplane Design A Guide for Students and Designers, from Drafting to Flight Test
ISBN: PB: 9788875650926, Bookport, IBN Editore, June 2018
480 pp., 24x17 cm, 200 colour illus.
The book, enterely in English, gives constructors and designers all the necessary notions for building a sailplane. The volume starts with a project phase, passing then to aerodynamic and stability. The Author explains it all with a series of formula...
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Progressives' Century Political Reform, Constitutional Government, and the Modern American State
ISBN: PB: 9780300230499, Yale University Press, November 2017
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A landmark work on how the Progressive Era redefined the playing field for conservatives and liberals alike. During the 1912 presidential campaign, Progressivism emerged as an alternative to what was then considered an outmoded system of government....
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Familiarity of Strangers The Sephardic Diaspora, Livorno, and Cross-Cultural Trade in the Early Modern Period
ISBN: PB: 9780300187496, Yale University Press, October 2012
480 pp., 23.1x15.5 cm, 19 black&white illus.
Taking a new approach to the study of cross-cultural trade, this book blends archival research with historical narrative and economic analysis to understand how the Sephardic Jews of Livorno, Tuscany, traded in regions near and far in the seventeenth...
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Modernist America Art, Music, Movies, and the Globalization of American Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780300181739, ISBN: HB: 9780300115048, Yale University Press, July 2012
512 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
America's global cultural impact is largely seen as one-sided, with critics claiming that it has undermined other countries' languages and traditions. But contrary to popular belief, the cultural relationship between the United States and the world h...
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Women of Byzantium
ISBN: PB: 9780300186468, Yale University Press, January 2012
432 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, black&white illus.
Women played key roles in Byzantine society: some ruled or co-ruled the empire, and others commissioned art and buildings, went on pilgrimages, and wrote. This engrossing book draws on evidence ranging from pictorial mosaics and inscriptions on the w...
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Looking for Los Angeles Architecture, Film, Photography and the Urban Landscape
ISBN: PB: 9780892366163, Getty Publications, March 2006
344 pp., 25.5x17.8 cm, 24 colour illus., 100 black&white illus.
Often referred to as the city of the future, Los Angeles is known for its sprawl, its constant change, and its special relationship to the film industry. The twelve contributors to "Looking for Los Angeles" focus on dramatic shifts in the urban lands...
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Terror Courts America's Experiment with Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay
ISBN: PB: 9780300205596, Yale University Press, June 2014
384 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Within weeks of the September 11 attacks in 2001, the United States had captured hundreds of suspected al Qaeda terrorists in Afghanistan, and by the following January the first of these prisoners arrived at the U.S. Navy's detention camp in Guantana...
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