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  • Yale University Press Search Results Listing
    20 to 30 2 Search Results Summary Matching titles 1 to 3 of 3 Sort Results Filter Sort results by Please select Relevance Date published Date all books Title A Z Title Z A Bayreuth A History of the Wagner Festival Frederic Spotts Format Paperback 346 pages ISBN 9780300066654 Published 05 Mar 1996 Price 26 00 Add to Basket Cursed Legacy The Tragic Life of Klaus Mann Frederic Spotts Format

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  • Henry IV by Chris Given-Wilson - Yale University Press
    death Using a wide variety of previously untapped archival materials Chris Given Wilson reveals a cultured extravagant and skeptical monarch who crushed opposition ruthlessly but never quite succeeded in satisfying the expectations of his own supporters Chris Given Wilson is emeritus professor of medieval history University of St Andrews and author of nine books on medieval history He lives in Fife UK At last the study of Henry IV and his reign carefully researched and beautifully written that we have long been expecting A major contribution to historical scholarship Christopher Allmand author of Henry V Henry IV was described by one chronicler as elegant successful and learned This wonderful biography of the first of the Lancastrian kings is no less accomplished than its subject In the best traditions of this celebrated series Given Wilson offers a picture of the man his reign and the nation that he seized which is both evocative and richly detailed It seems most appropriate that in this age of dysfunctional kingship the monarch could be both savage and cultured an arch propagandist with a taste for polyphony and a man of militant piety given to acts of erratic compassion Although far from Shakespeare s vision of the haunted care worn king this is a vivid and captivating study of England s most neglected late medieval ruler David Green author of The Hundred Years War An extraordinary accomplishment combining deep scholarship with a strong narrative purpose to provide a compelling and vivid account of Henry IV s life as noble prince and king The reign of Henry IV is pivotal in later medieval English history and Given Wilson has given us a properly definitive account both of its events and of its wider significance W Mark Ormrod author of Edward III More like this In this series Recently viewed titles prev next Frederick Barbarossa John B Freed 30 00 Founders as Fathers Lorri Glover 12 99 Henry the Young King 1155 1183 Matthew Strickland 30 00 Stalin Oleg V Khlevniuk 14 99 Disraeli David Cesarani 16 99 Louis Catherine Hanley 25 00 The Life of Louis XVI John Hardman 25 00 Wanted Robert M Utley 20 00 Imprudent King Geoffrey Parker 14 99 Speer Martin Kitchen 20 00 Daughter of Venice Holly S Hurlburt 40 00 Xerxes Richard Stoneman 25 00 JFK and LBJ Godfrey Hodgson 18 99 Leon Blum Pierre Birnbaum 14 99 Louisa Catherine Margery M Heffron 14 99 Wellington Rory Muir 30 00 The Fortunes of Francis Barber Michael Bundock 20 00 The Flemish Merchant of Venice Christina Anderson 35 00 The Literary Churchill Jonathan Rose 12 99 prev next Edward III W Mark Ormrod 20 00 Mary I John Edwards 16 99 George II Andrew C Thompson 18 99 Aethelstan Sarah Foot 16 99 King Stephen Edmund King 18 99 Edward III W Mark Ormrod 35 00 Edward II Seymour Phillips 20 00 Mary I John Edwards 35 00 George III Professor Jeremy Black 18 99 George III Professor Jeremy Black 35

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  • Yale University Press Search Results Listing
    Law Literary Studies Mathematics Science Medicine Music Philosophy Politics Current Affairs Reference Religion Beliefs Society Social Sciences Technology Works in Translation Search Results Summary Matching titles 1 to 1 of 1 Sort Results Filter Sort results by Please select Relevance Date published Date all books Title A Z Title Z A Henry IV Chris Given Wilson The Yale English Monarchs Series Format Hardback 608 pages ISBN 9780300154191 Published 02 Feb

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  • Groucho Marx by Lee Siegel - Yale University Press
    first critical biography of Groucho Marx to approach his work analytically this fascinating study draws unique connections between Groucho s comedy and his life concentrating primarily on the brothers classic films as a means of understanding and appreciating Julius the man Unlike previous uncritical and mostly reverential biographies Siegel s bio commentary makes a distinctive contribution to the field of Groucho studies by attempting to tell the story of his life in terms of his work and vice versa Lee Siegel author of five books and the recipient of a National Magazine Award writes about culture and politics for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal among many other publications A beautiful brilliant and persuasive reading of Marx as crypto nihilist A necessary and pulse quickening work utterly bereft of jargon or self seriousness linking Aristophanes to Kafka to Beckett to Groucho to Woody Allen to Amy Schumer David Shields author of Reality Hunger Lee Siegel s brilliant analysis of the glorious scary beyond funny humor of Groucho and his brothers made me feel as if I were watching their movies for the first time In this hugely enjoyable and stimulating book Siegel shows how Groucho became an impossibility an immortal comedian Ian Frazier author of Great Plains and On the Rez A captivating glimpse of how Marx turned himself into a legend Publishers Weekly Unsparing Perceptive Kirkus Reviews Trenchant and provocative Dennis Drabelle Washington Post Siegel s book is the latest entry in Yale University Press s admirable Jewish Lives series Groucho Marx is trenchant and provocative I would join any club that has this book in its library Dennis Drabelle Washington Post A valuable addition to the still thin body of work that looks at comedy in a serious way The A V Club Spirited and revealing An astute psychological profile of the man whose biting nihilistic comedy broke so many barriers John McMurtrie San Francisco Chronicle A luminous delight A true page turner and a lot of fun Siegel applies his own philosophical acuity to the personal and socio political aspects of Groucho s life Shon Arieh Lerer Slate More like this In this series Recently viewed titles prev next Franz Liszt Oliver Hilmes 25 00 Barbra Streisand Neal Gabler 16 99 Young Mr Turner Eric Shanes 85 00 Diaries Eva Hesse 30 00 Leonard Bernstein Allen Shawn 10 99 Mark Rothko Annie Cohen Solal 10 99 Peggy Guggenheim Francine Prose 16 99 Richard Rodgers Geoffrey Holden Block 23 00 Jerome Kern Stephen Banfield 26 50 Frank Loesser Thomas L Riis 23 00 Bela Bartok David Cooper 25 00 Like a Bomb Going off Janice Ross 30 00 Leonard Bernstein Allen Shawn 18 99 Whistler Daniel E Sutherland 25 00 A Portrait of Mendelssohn Clive Brown 35 00 Bernard Berenson Rachel Cohen 18 99 Sarah Robert Gottlieb 15 99 Gustav Mahler Jens Malte Fischer 16 99 The Dance Claimed Me Peggy Schwartz 15 00 prev next Louis D Brandeis Jeffrey Rosen 16 99 Barbra Streisand

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  • Yale University Press Search Results Listing
    1 of 1 Sort Results Filter Sort results by Please select Relevance Date published Date all books Title A Z Title Z A Groucho Marx The Comedy of Existence Lee Siegel Jewish Lives Format Hardback 176 pages ISBN 9780300174458 Published 02 Feb 2016 Price 16 99 Add to Basket book Available Buy this e Book Yale eBooks are available in a variety of formats including Kindle ePub and ePDF You

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  • Wanted by Robert M. Utley - Yale University Press
    Irish sympathizers Utley recounts the exploits of the notorious young men with accuracy and appeal He discovers their profound differences despite their shared fates and illuminates the worlds in which they lived on opposite sides of the globe Robert M Utley is an award winning author of 21 books on western American history He made his career in the National Park Service rising to the position of chief historian and assistant director of the service He lives in Scottsdale AZ Robert M Utley displays the gifts that have made him a storied interpreter of the nineteenth century west With all the crackling drama that defined Billy and Ned s action packed lives he deftly illuminates each man s character and sets his life against the background of wider conflicts over money power and race Utley shows how each was in his own violent way extraordinary T J Stiles author of The First Tycoon winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award Robert M Utley s Wanted is a marvelous dual biography of the most famous outlaws of their time Even though the Kid hailed from New Mexico and Kelly from Australia Utley ably draws distinctive parallels between their lives A classic study for the ages Douglas Brinkley author of The Wilderness Warrior Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America Brilliant idea Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly didn t have a lot in common but together they make one helluva book What makes this comparison test fascinating is that the author gives you the facts and leaves you to decide for yourself I m still working on it Frederick Nolan author of The West of Billy the Kid Any book by the dean of western narrative historians is cause for celebration Such is the case here No one has written a book comparing one of the western demigods with a comparable legendary character from another culture The achievement is one of a kind Richard W Etulain author of The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane Can a people be defined by the iconic outlaws they embrace Historian Robert M Utley tackles that question and many others in this enlightening comparison of the two most famous bad boys produced by the former British colonies of the United States and Australia Utley as usual brings the past to life with graceful prose and powerful insights Paul Andrew Hutton Distinguished Professor University of New Mexico More like this In this series Recently viewed titles prev next Frederick Barbarossa John B Freed 30 00 Founders as Fathers Lorri Glover 12 99 Henry the Young King 1155 1183 Matthew Strickland 30 00 Stalin Oleg V Khlevniuk 14 99 Disraeli David Cesarani 16 99 Louis Catherine Hanley 25 00 The Life of Louis XVI John Hardman 25 00 Henry IV Chris Given Wilson 30 00 Imprudent King Geoffrey Parker 14 99 Speer Martin Kitchen 20 00 Daughter of Venice Holly S Hurlburt 40 00 Xerxes Richard Stoneman 25 00 JFK and LBJ Godfrey Hodgson

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  • Yale University Press Search Results Listing
    Affairs Reference Religion Beliefs Society Social Sciences Technology Works in Translation Categories Biography True Stories 2 Humanities 1 Format Paperback 2 Hardback 1 Price 10 to 15 1 15 to 20 1 20 to 30 1 Search Results Summary Matching titles 1 to 3 of 3 Sort Results Filter Sort results by Please select Relevance Date published Date all books Title A Z Title Z A The Last Days of the Sioux Nation Robert M Utley The Lamar Series in Western History Format Paperback 356 pages ISBN 9780300103168 Published 02 Jul 2004 Price 22 00 Add to Basket Wanted The Outlaw Lives of Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly Robert M Utley The Lamar Series in Western History Format Hardback 256 pages ISBN 9780300204551 Published 02 Feb 2016 Price 20 00 Add to Basket book Available Buy this e Book Yale eBooks are available in a variety of formats including Kindle ePub and ePDF You can purchase this title from a number of online retailers see below Amazon co uk Blackwell s Foyles Google eBooks Hive co uk iTunes Kobo Tesco eBooks WH Smith Visit our eBooks page for more details Geronimo Robert M Utley The Lamar Series in Western

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  • The Inventor's Dilemma by David J. Gerber - Yale University Press
    arcane technological innovation Steve Courtney author of Joseph Hopkins Twichell The Life and Times of Mark Twain s Closest Friend If we needed proof that a single creative person is capable of improving the very fabric of human life this lively portrait of one of the greatest engineers of the 20th century would offer it incontrovertibly H Joseph Gerber pioneered the marriage between computation and manufacturing transforming so many industries that it is difficult to imagine what the world would look like without him Shirley Ann Jackson President Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute From the horrors of the Holocaust to Ellis Island to the pages of Fortune magazine Joe Gerber personified the American Dream He invented the future His technologies automated many industrial operations and revolutionized manufacturing workflows These technologies allowed American businesses to compete and prosper around the globe This book documents how he truly made a difference for his adopted country Frank Romano Professor Emeritus Rochester Institute of Technology This book artfully weaves biography a good story well told with perceptive insight into the process of invention A must read for the history of technology it explores the complex aspects of personality skill and knowledge that align to make a great innovator Peter Liebhold Chair Division of Work and Industry National Museum of American History Smithsonian Institution A gripping story of a little known genius a real life MacGyver and Thomas Edison rolled into one Reminiscent of a Robert Caro biography this book reveals through vivid detail a fascinating life and an important history how Joe Gerber a Jewish refugee from Nazi Austria reinvented both himself and American manufacturing From clothes and circuit boards to printing and airplanes Gerber s inventions starting with a variable ruler made from the elastic of his pajamas pioneered industrial automation and revolutionized the production

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