Why Architecture Matters Revised Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780300267396, Yale University Press, January 2023
312 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 54 black&white illus.
A classic work on the joy of experiencing architecture, with a new afterword reflecting on architecture's place in the contemporary moment. "Architecture begins to matter", writes Paul Goldberger, "when it brings delight and sadness and perplexity a...
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Why Dance Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300204520, Yale University Press, January 2023
272 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 1 black&white illus.
A passionate and moving tribute to the captivating power of dance, not just as an art form but as a language that transcends barriers. Mindy Aloff, a journalist, an essayist, and a dance critic, analyzes dance as the ultimate expression of human ene...
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Why the Museum Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300259353, Yale University Press, January 2023
224 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
A powerful reflection on the universal art museum, considering the values critical to its history and anticipating its evolving place in our cultural future. Art museums have played a vital role in our culture, drawing on Enlightenment ideals in sha...
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Why Food Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300268089, ISBN: HB: 9780300253771, Yale University Press, November 2022
216 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Why does food matter? Historically, food has not always been considered a serious subject on par with, for instance, a performance art like opera or a humanities discipline like philosophy. Necessity, ubiquity, and repetition contribute to the appare...
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Why the New Deal Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300264838, ISBN: HB: 9780300252002, Yale University Press, June 2022
232 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
The greatest peaceable expression of common purpose in U.S. history, the New Deal altered Americans' relationship with politics, economics, and one another in ways that continue to resonate today. No matter where you look in America, there is likely...
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Why Writing Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300264821, Yale University Press, June 2022
296 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Drawing lessons from writers of all ages and writing across genres, a distinguished teacher and writer reveals the enduring importance of writing for our time. In this new contribution to Yale University Press's Why X Matters series, a distinguished...
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Why Baseball Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300244403, ISBN: HB: 9780300224276, Yale University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
Baseball, first dubbed the "national pastime" in print in 1856, is the country's most tradition-bound sport. Despite remaining popular and profitable into the twenty-first century, the game is losing young fans, among African Americans and women as w...
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Why Preservation Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300218589, Yale University Press, January 2017
224 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm, 31 black&white illus.
Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, a critique of the preservation movement – and a bold vision for its future Every day, millions of people enter old buildings, pass monuments, and gaze at landscapes una...
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Why Acting Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300195743, ISBN: HB: 9780300195781, Yale University Press, March 2016
192 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
Does acting matter? David Thomson, one of our most respected and insightful writers on movies and theater, answers this question with intelligence and wit. In this fresh and thought-provoking essay, Thomson tackles this most elusive of subjects, exam...
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Why the Romantics Matter
ISBN: HB: 9780300144291, Yale University Press, February 2015
224 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
With his usual wit and elan, esteemed historian Peter Gay enters the contentious, long-standing debates over the romantic period. Here, in this concise and inviting volume, he reformulates the definition of romanticism and provides a fresh account of...
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