Moving Crops and the Scales of History
ISBN: HB: 9780300257250, Yale University Press, February 2023
352 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 25 black&white illus.
A bold redefinition of historical inquiry based on the "cropscape" – the people, creatures, technologies, ideas, and places that surround a crop. Human efforts to move crops from one place to another have been a key driving force in history. Crops h...
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£35,00
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Islands and Cultures How Pacific Islands Provide Paths toward Sustainability
ISBN: PB: 9780300253016, ISBN: HB: 9780300253009, Yale University Press, January 2023
248 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 14 black&white illus.
A uniquely collaborative analysis of human adaptation to the Polynesian islands, told through oral histories, biophysical evidence, and historical records. Humans began to settle the area we know as Polynesia between approximately 3,000 and 800 year...
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Story of Tutankhamun An Intimate Life of the Boy who Became King
ISBN: HB: 9780300267433, Yale University Press, October 2022
192 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 40 colour illus.
A lively new biography of Tutankhamun – published for the hundredth anniversary of his tomb's modern discovery. The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922 sparked imaginations across the globe. While Howard Carter emptied its treasures, Tut-mania g...
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£16,99
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Story of Work A New History of Humankind
ISBN: PB: 9780300267068, ISBN: HB: 9780300256796, Yale University Press, October 2022
544 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 18 colour illus., 9 black&white illus., 6 maps
We work because we have to, but also because we like it: from hunting-gathering over 700,000 years ago to the present era of zoom meetings, humans have always worked to make the world around them serve their needs. Jan Lucassen provides an inclusive...
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Blood and Mistletoe The History of the Druids in Britain
ISBN: PB: 9780300267754, Yale University Press, September 2022
492 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 32 black&white illus.
Crushed by the Romans in the first century A.D., the ancient Druids of Britain left almost no reliable evidence behind. Because of this, historian Ronald Hutton shows, succeeding British generations have been free to reimagine, reinterpret, and reinv...
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£18,99
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Pagan Britain
ISBN: PB: 9780300268348, Yale University Press, September 2022
496 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 103 black&white illus.
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 thoroughl...
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£14,99
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"Vaudeville Indians" on Global Circuits, 1880s-1930s
ISBN: HB: 9780300257052, Yale University Press, July 2022
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 black&white illus.
Uncovering hidden histories of Indigenous performers in vaudeville and in the creation of western modernity and popular culture. Drawing from little-known archives, Christine Bold brings to light forgotten histories of Indigenous performers in vaude...
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Going to Church in Medieval England
ISBN: PB: 9780300266436, Yale University Press, July 2022
496 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 51 colour illus., 8 maps
An engaging, richly illustrated account of parish churches and churchgoers in England, from the Anglo-Saxons to the mid-sixteenth century. Parish churches were at the heart of English religious and social life in the Middle Ages and the sixteenth ce...
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Violent Appetites Hunger in the Early Northeast
ISBN: HB: 9780300251340, Yale University Press, June 2022
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
How hunger shaped both colonialism and Native resistance in Early America. Carla Cevasco reveals the disgusting, violent history of hunger in the context of the colonial invasion of early northeastern North America. Locked in constant violence thro...
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Elizabethan Mind Searching for the Self in an Age of Uncertainty
ISBN: HB: 9780300207200, Yale University Press, May 2022
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 black&white illus.
The first comprehensive guide to Elizabethan ideas about the mind. What is the mind? How does it relate to the body and soul? These questions were as perplexing for the Elizabethans as they are for us today – although their answers were often startl...
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