How I Became a Tree
ISBN: PB: 9780300268140, ISBN: HB: 9780300260441, Yale University Press, November 2022
248 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
"I was tired of speed. I wanted to live tree time". So writes Sumana Roy at the start of "How I Became a Tree", her captivating, adventurous, and self-reflective vision of what it means to be human in the natural world. Drawn to trees' wisdom, thei...
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Force What It Means to Push and Pull, Slip and Grip, Start and Stop
ISBN: HB: 9780300260793, Yale University Press, October 2022
328 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 47 black&white illus.
An eminent engineer and historian tackles one of the most elemental aspects of life: how we experience and utilize physical force. Force explores how humans interact with the material world in the course of their everyday activities. This book for...
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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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Modem World A Prehistory of Social Media
ISBN: HB: 9780300248142, Yale University Press, September 2022
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
The untold story about how the internet became social, and why this matters for its future. Fifteen years before the commercialization of the internet, millions of amateurs across North America created more than 100,000 small-scale computer network...
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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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Beacon to the World A History of Lincoln Center
ISBN: HB: 9780300249965, Yale University Press, July 2022
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
A comprehensive history of the creation and growth of Lincoln Center, exploring the interconnections between politicians, financiers, and performing artists. In this comprehensive history of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, longtime Juilliard...
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Scent A Natural History of Fragrance
ISBN: HB: 9780300246964, Yale University Press, July 2022
288 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 12 black&white illus.
A fascinating exploration of the natural history of scent and human perceptions of fragrance from the viewpoint of plant and pollinator. Plants have long harnessed the chemical characteristics of aromatic compounds to shape the world around them. Fr...
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Beautiful Ending The Apocalyptic Imagination and the Making of the Modern World
ISBN: HB: 9780300247329, Yale University Press, May 2022
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 black&white illus.
An award-winning historian's revisionary account of the early modern world, showing how apocalyptic ideas stimulated political, religious, and intellectual transformations. In this revelatory immersion into the apocalyptic, messianic, and millenari...
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Blooming Flowers A Seasonal History of Plants and People
ISBN: PB: 9780300264791, ISBN: HB: 9780300243338, Yale University Press, April 2022
272 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 84 colour illus.
The bright yellow of a marigold and the cheerful red of a geranium, the evocative fragrance of a lotus or a saffron-infused paella – there is no end of reasons to love flowers. Ranging through the centuries and across the globe, Kasia Boddy looks at...
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Week A History of the Unnatural Rhythms That Made Us Who We Are
ISBN: HB: 9780300257328, Yale University Press, January 2022
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
We take the seven-day week for granted, rarely asking what anchors it or what it does to us. Yet weeks are not dictated by the natural order. They are, in fact, an artificial construction of the modern world. With meticulous archival research that...
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