Story of Architecture
ISBN: HB: 9780300246063, Yale University Press, November 2022
360 pp., 24.1x19.6 cm, 54 colour illus., 115 black&white illus.
An inviting exploration of architecture across cultures and centuries by one of the field's eminent authors. In this sweeping history, from the Stone Age to the present day, Witold Rybczynski shows how architectural ideals have been affected by tech...
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Empire of Destruction A History of Nazi Mass Killing
ISBN: HB: 9780300234053, Yale University Press, October 2022
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus., 1 map
Nazi Germany killed approximately 13 million civilians and other non-combatants in deliberate policies of mass murder, mostly during the war years. Almost half the victims were Jewish, systematically destroyed in the Holocaust, the core of the Nazis'...
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Memory Unearthed The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross
ISBN: PB: 9780300264111, Yale University Press, February 2022
244 pp., 29.2x25.4 cm, 350 colour illus.
Emotionally resonant photographs of everyday life in the Jewish Lodz Ghetto taken during WWII. From 1941 to 1944, the Polish Jewish photographer Henryk Ross (1910-1991) was a member of an official team documenting the implementation of Nazi policies...
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Security Empire The Secret Police in Communist Eastern Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780300242577, Yale University Press, August 2020
416 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 16 black&white illus.
This book examines the history of early secret police forces in Poland, Czechoslovakia, and East Germany in the aftermath of the Second World War. Molly Pucci delves into the ways their origins diverged from the original Soviet model based on differi...
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Charleston Fancy Little Houses and Big Dreams in the Holy City
ISBN: HB: 9780300229073, Yale University Press, July 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 43 black&white illus.
Charleston, South Carolina, which boasts America's first historic district, is known for its palmetto-lined streets and picturesque houses. The Holy City, named for its profusion of churches, exudes an irresistible charm. Award-winning author and cul...
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Alicja Kwade: ParaPivot The Roof Garden Commission
ISBN: PB: 9781588396679, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 2019
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm, 58 colour illus.
Contemporary artist Alicja Kwade (b. 1979) has received international acclaim for her minimalist, large-scale sculptures and installations intended to parse, but not resolve, various scientific and metaphysical conundrums. Kwade's site-specific insta...
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Voices from the Warsaw Ghetto Writing Our History
ISBN: HB: 9780300236729, Yale University Press, June 2019
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 7 black&white illus.
Hidden in metal containers and buried underground during World War II, these writings from the Warsaw Ghetto record the Holocaust in the words of its first interpreters, the victims themselves. Gathered clandestinely by an underground ghetto collecti...
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Wartime Notebooks France, 1940-1944
ISBN: HB: 9780300176711, Yale University Press, November 2018
704 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 20 black&white illus.
A Polish writer's experience of wartime France, a cosmopolitan outsider's perspective on politics, culture, and life under duress. When the aspiring young writer Andrzej Bobkowski, a self-styled cosmopolitan Pole, found himself caught in occupied Fr...
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Jewish Materialism The Intellectual Revolution of the 1870s
ISBN: HB: 9780300221800, Yale University Press, March 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
To understand the organizing framework of modern Judaism, Eliyahu Stern believes that we should look deeper and farther than the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, and the influence and affluence of American Jewry. Against the revol...
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