City Unseen New Visions of an Urban Planet
ISBN: HB: 9780300221695, Yale University Press, September 2018
268 pp., 25.4x22.9 cm, 147 colour illus., 31 black&white illus.
Seeing cities around the globe in their larger environmental contexts, we begin to understand how the world shapes urban landscapes and how urban landscapes shape the world. Authors Karen Seto and Meredith Reba provide these revealing views to enhanc...
Thirty-Eight The Hurricane That Transformed New England
ISBN: PB: 9780300230673, Yale University Press, October 2017
272 pp., 21x14 cm, 38 black&white illus.
The hurricane that pummeled the northeastern United States on September 21, 1938, was New England's most damaging weather event ever. To call it "New England's Katrina" might be to understate its power. Without warning, the storm plowed into Long Isl...
Elements of Power Gadgets, Guns, and the Struggle for a Sustainable Future in the Rare Metal Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300226904, Yale University Press, August 2017
336 pp., 21x14 cm, 3 black&white illus.
Our future hinges on a set of elements that few of us have even heard of. In this surprising and revealing book, David S. Abraham unveils what rare metals are and why our electronic gadgets, the most powerful armies, and indeed the fate of our planet...
Quaker Experiences in International Conciliation
ISBN: PB: 9780300183115, Yale University Press, November 2011
338 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, black&white illus.
As far back as the early 1900s, the Quakers have been engaged in a program of quiet private diplomacy that won them a Nobel Peace Prize in 1947. During the turbulent 1960s, hey acted as unofficial conciliators in several tense situations. This compre...
Treasures of the Earth Need, Greed, and a Sustainable Future
ISBN: PB: 9780300167825, Yale University Press, September 2010
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Would the world be a better place if human societies were somehow able to curb their desires for material goods? Saleem Ali's pioneering book links human wants and needs by providing a natural history of consumption and materialism with scientific de...