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  • Mindful Tech by David M. Levy - Yale University Press
    life between the fast world of high tech and the slow world of contemplation offers a welcome guide to being more relaxed attentive and emotionally balanced and more effective while online In a series of exercises carefully designed to help readers observe and reflect on their own use Levy has readers watch themselves closely while emailing and while multitasking and also to experiment with unplugging for a specified period Never prescriptive the book opens up new avenues for self inquiry and will allow readers in the workplace in the classroom and in the privacy of their homes to make meaningful and powerful changes David M Levy is a professor at the Information School of the University of Washington He has for many years led efforts to bring contemplative practices and perspectives into higher education Levy is the author of Scrolling Forward Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age 2001 new edition 2016 The debate concerning the pros and cons of our new digital life is intense and books on topic are plentiful David Levy offers a very different and unique approach to these issues one that reveals a profound respect for human freedom and inspires an ethical inquiry as to how we consciously choose to live our lives This is a masterful book Arthur Zajonc Mind Life Institute David Levy s practical elegant and insightful guide reminds us that we are the true sources of balance in our lives It is a sheer pleasure to read and an inspiration to live by Daniel Barbezat Amherst College David Levy provides a unique and invaluable resource to help us all better understand how our tech devices and tools affect our consciousness Mindful Tech is an every person s guidebook to how we can relate to technology with more skill and wisdom

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  • Wanted by Robert M. Utley - Yale University Press
    for the benefit of impoverished 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

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  • The American School by Susan Rather - Yale University Press
    as portrait painting in Boston and London the trade of art in Philadelphia and New York the negotiability and usefulness of colonial American identity in Italy and London and the shifting representation of artists in and from the former British colonies after the Revolutionary War when London remained the most important cultural touchstone The book interweaves nuanced analysis of well known artists John Singleton Copley Benjamin West and Gilbert Stuart among others with accounts of non elite painters and ephemeral texts and images such as painted signs and advertisements Throughout Rather questions the validity of the term American which she sees as provisional the product of an evolving multifaceted cultural construction Susan Rather is a professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas Austin More like this Recently viewed titles prev next The Russian Canvas Rosalind P Blakesley 50 00 Goya in the Norton Simon Museum Juliet Wilson Bareau 45 00 The Brothers Le Nain C D Dickerson III 50 00 Court Country City Mark Hallett 55 00 Hogarth s Legacy Cynthia Ellen Roman 50 00 The Shining Inheritance Italian Painters at the Qing Court 1699 1812 Marco Musillo 40 00 Drawings from the Age of Bruegel Rubens and Rembrandt William W Robinson 45 00 Vigee Le Brun Katharine Baetjer 30 00 Pompeo Batoni Edgar Peters Bowron 195 00 Rome 1600 Clare Robertson 45 00 Conundrum Puzzles in the Grotesques Tapestry Series Charissa Bremer David 14 99 Woven Gold Tapestries of Louis XIV Charissa Bremer David 35 00 Art in Britain 1660 1815 David H Solkin 55 00 Asia in Amsterdam Jan Van Campen 45 00 The Wrath of the Gods Christopher Atkins 20 00 George Romney Alex Kidson 180 00 Ireland Christopher Monkhouse 30 00 The Cobbe Cabinet of Curiosities Arthur MacGregor 75

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  • The Last Days of Mankind by Karl Kraus - Yale University Press
    This volume is the first to present a complete English translation of Kraus s towering work filling a major gap in the availability of Viennese literature from the era of the War to End All Wars Bertolt Brecht hailed The Last Days as the masterpiece of Viennese modernism In the apocalyptic drama Kraus constructs a textual collage blending actual quotations from the Austrian army s call to arms people s responses political speeches newspaper editorials and a range of other sources Seasoning the drama with comic invention and satirical verse Kraus reveals how bungled diplomacy greedy profiteers Big Business complicity gullible newsreaders and above all the sloganizing of the press brought down the Austro Hungarian Empire In the dramatization of sensationalized news reports inurement to atrocities and openness to war as remedy today s readers will hear the echo of the fateful voices Kraus recorded as his homeland descended into self destruction The Austrian Jewish author Karl Kraus 1874 1936 was the foremost German language satirist of the twentieth century As editor of the journal Die Fackel The Torch he conducted a sustained critique of propaganda and the press expressed through polemical essays witty aphorisms and resonant poems Edward Timms founding director of the University of Sussex Centre for German Jewish Studies is best known for his two volume study Karl Kraus Apocalyptic Satirist The title of his memoirs Taking Up the Torch reflects his long standing interest in Kraus s journal Fred Bridgham is the author of wide ranging studies in German literature history and the history of ideas His translations of lieder and opera include Hans Werner Henze s The Prince of Homburg for performance by English National Opera More like this In this series Recently viewed titles prev next The Wind from the Plain Trilogy Yashar Kemal 18 00 Love Letter in Cuneiform Tomas Zmeskal 12 99 The Dirty Dust Mairtin O Cadhain 8 99 Graveyard Clay Mairtin O Cadhain 16 99 The Roar of Morning Tip Marugg 10 99 The Walnut Mansion Miljenko Jergovic 17 99 After the Circus Patrick Modiano 10 99 The Little Review Ulysses James Joyce 17 99 Please Talk to Me Liliana Heker 8 99 The Dirty Dust Mairtin O Cadhain 16 99 Suspended Sentences Patrick Modiano 12 99 Globetrotter David Albahari 9 99 The Corpse Washer Sinan Antoon 8 99 The Last Lover Can Xue 9 99 La Vida Doble Arturo Fontaine 9 99 The Ingenious Gentleman and Poet Federico Garcia Lorca Ascends to Hell Carlos Rojas 8 99 Severina Rodrigo Rey Rosa 8 99 Winter Mythologies and Abbots Pierre Michon 9 99 Trans Atlantyk Witold Gombrowicz 12 99 prev next Here in Our Auschwitz and Other Stories Tadeusz Borowski 16 99 Orthokosta Thanassis Valtinos 16 99 Melancholy Laszlo F Foldenyi 20 00 France Story of a Childhood Zahia Rahmani 10 99 Love Letter in Cuneiform Tomas Zmeskal 12 99 The Hatred of Music Pascal Quignard 16 99 The Dirty Dust Mairtin O Cadhain 8 99 Graveyard Clay Mairtin O Cadhain

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  • Eternity's Sunrise by Leo Damrosch - Yale University Press
    this attractive volume would make a delightful present Robert Carver The Tablet This book is written in a very accessible style is peppered with analogies and punctuated with dry wit a very good read and a healthy addition to the subject St John Simpson British Museum Magazine The book s strength in its sumptuous colour reproductions of Blake s artwork and in Damrosch s attentive reading of them Hilary Davies The Tablet Leo Damrosch s luminous new book on William Blake forsakes esoteric scholarship and addresses itself to the common reader who is invited to a festive celebration of the great English poet who was also an extraordinary visual artist and a profound and original thinker Harold Bloom This astute generously illustrated study is an excellent introduction to William Blake It will help both new and experienced readers to understand Blake as poet painter engraver printer and as a person Andrew Lincoln Queen Mary University of London Acclaimed scholar and biographer Damrosch brings decades of study to this analysis of William Blake s art poetry religion and philosophy The author s study of the man and clear style makes this much easier to read and tempts readers to seek out more Damrosch expertly navigates Blake s questing imagination which has never ceased to startle and inspire General readers looking for a challenge will love this book and will dive into Blake s work Kirkus Reviews starred review Damrosch s readings are nuanced sensitive and deeply perceptive touched with wonder at the poet s originality and alive to the ways that Blake s beliefs presented a wide ranging challenge to orthodox morality With generous illustrations including a gallery of breathtaking full color plates Damrosch s study will build an appreciation among scholars and general readers alike for Blake s vast complicated myth and reinforce his place in the Western canon as a profound thinker and creative genius not in a single art but in two Publishers Weekly starred review Lucid and absorbing with an attractive hint of a secret passion and an unusual sense of ease and intimacy with Blake s work Michael Wood New York Times Book Review An excellent book aiming to be introductory in the best sense to help nonspecialists appreciate Blake s profoundly original vision and the symbols in which he conveyed it Scores of illustrations and color plates give us a small portion of Blake s countless prints engravings and watercolor designs and his career is treated with admirable fullness William Pritchard Wall Street Journal New York Times Book Review Editors Choice As I read the first beautifully written chapters of Leo Damrosch s Eternity s Sunrise The Imaginative World of William Blake I was inspired to look even more carefully at Blake s composite art Damrosch s prose flows filled with imaginative lucidity Susanne Sklar Arts Fuse An intimate book part biography part critical reflection and part a scholar s testimony to the experience of actually teaching Blake over many years Damrosch writes movingly of

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  • In the Courts of Religious Ladies by Giancarla Periti - Yale University Press
    and yet courtly decoration was a new form of art in the way it entangled the sacred and the profane The artwork was intended to edify both intellectually and spiritually as well as to delight and seduce the viewer Based on extensive new research into primary sources this generously illustrated book introduces a thriving female monastic visual culture that ecclesiastical authorities endeavored to suppress It shows how this art taught its viewers to use their eyes to gain insights about the secular world beyond the convent walls Giancarla Periti is Associate Professor in the Department of the History of Art at the University of Toronto More like this Recently viewed titles prev next National Gallery Catalogues Sixteenth Century Italian Paintings Volume III Giorgia Mancini 75 00 The Painted Book in Renaissance Italy Jonathan J G Alexander 45 00 Hieronymus Bosch Painter and Draughtsman Matthijs Ilsink 100 00 Drawings from the Age of Bruegel Rubens and Rembrandt William W Robinson 45 00 National Gallery Technical Bulletin Volume 36 Titian s Painting Technique from 1540 Jill Dunkerton 40 00 The Adventures of Gillion de Trazegnies Chivalry and Romance in the Medieval East Zrinka Stahuljak 35 00 Visions of Paradise Jennifer Sliwka 14 95 The Wrath of the Gods Christopher Atkins 20 00 Facture Conservation Science Art History Volume 2 Art in Context Daphne S Barbour 40 00 The Flemish Merchant of Venice Christina Anderson 35 00 Leonardo Michelangelo and the Art of the Figure Michael W Cole 25 00 Touching Objects Adrian W B Randolph 50 00 Painted Glories Nicholas A Eckstein 40 00 Make a Joyful Noise Gary M Radke 30 00 Grand Design Elizabeth A H Cleland 45 00 The Traveling Artist in the Italian Renaissance David Young Kim 45 00 The Sixteenth Century Netherlandish Paintings with French Paintings Before

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  • Yale University Press - FAQs
    use the menu on the left hand side where you will be able to browse by relevant categories and subcategories each category will take you to a list of relevant books How do I order online Once you have found the correct book simply click the Add to Basket button Yale s shopping cart will then open in a separate tab If you would like to continue shopping you can remain on the website and continue adding more items Once you have finished check to make sure all your items are listed in the shopping cart then proceed to the checkout where you will be asked for your address and credit card details If you want to save time in the future or you wish to track your order you can create a user account You will need to supply an email address and password How do I order a catalogue If you would like to view our seasonal art and history catalogues visit our Catalogues page where you can view and download them in PDF format If you would prefer a physical copy simply fill in the online form and we ll post one off to you as soon as possible Sales Queries How can I contact Customer Services If you have a customer enquiry there a number of ways you can contact us Visit the Contact Us page for more information If you would like to order a book over the phone or check the status of an order please feel free to phone us on 020 7079 4900 and ask for Sales How long will my book take to arrive Provided the book you are ordering is already published it should take between 3 to 5 working days to reach you If you are pre ordering a book it should arrive 3 to 5 working days after publication publication dates are subject to change so please keep an eye on this website for any changes Additionally provided you have supplied an email address and password at our Shopping Cart you can track your order and its shipping progress To visit your account click the link at the top of the page and enter your details General Information Which territories do Yale University Press London cover Everywhere except the US Canada and Central South America If you live in Australia or New Zealand you can still use our website to search for Yale titles but you will need to contact Footprint Books to place your order see above What are Yale University Press London s bestselling books Glad you asked Here are our top 20 bestsellers to date Next Prev A Little History of the World Ernst H Gombrich RRP 8 99 Art and Its Histories Steve Edwards RRP 12 95 On Painting Leon Battista Alberti RRP 7 95 Giotto to Deurer Jill Dunkerton RRP 29 99 Liverpool Joseph Sharples RRP 14 99 The Madwoman in the Attic Sandra M Gilbert RRP 12 50 The Voices of Morebath

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  • Yale University Press - How To Order
    are several ways to do so If you would like to browse by author click on the Authors option on the left hand side which will allow you to browse our authors alphabetically If you would like to browse by series please click on the Series and Editions option If you would prefer to browse by subject use the menu on the left hand side where you will be able to browse by relevant categories and subcategories each category will take you to a list of relevant books Ordering your book Once you have found the correct book simply click the Add to Basket button Yale s shopping cart will then open in a seperate tab If you would like to continue shopping you can remain on the website and continue adding more items Once you have finished check to make sure all your items are listed in the shopping cart then proceed to the checkout where you will be asked for your address and credit card details If you want to save time in the future or you wish to track your order you can create a user account You will need to supply an email address and password Delivery Provided the book you are ordering is already published it should take between 3 to 5 working days to reach you If you are pre ordering a book it should arrive 3 to 5 working days after publication publication dates are subject to change so please keep an eye on this website for any changes Additionally provided you have supplied an email address and password at our Shopping Cart you can track your order and its shipping progress To visit your account click the link at the top of the page and enter your details Yale University Press London

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