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Henricus Martellus’s World Map at Yale (c. 1491)
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Chet Van Duzer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-03 - Publisher: Springer

This book presents groundbreaking new research on a fifteenth-century world map by Henricus Martellus, c. 1491, now at Yale. The importance of the map had long been suspected, but it was essentially unstudiable because the texts on it had faded to illegibility. Multispectral imaging of the map, performed with NEH
Religion and Its Monsters
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Timothy K. Beal
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-04 - Publisher: Routledge

Religion's great and powerful mystery fascinates us, but it also terrifies. So too the monsters that haunt the stories of the Judeo-Christian mythos and earlier traditions: Leviathan, Behemoth, dragons, and other beasts. In this unusual and provocative book, Timothy K. Beal writes about the monsters that lurk in our religious
Ancestral Machines
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Michael Cobley
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-12 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'Proper galaxy-spanning space opera' Iain M. Banks on Seeds of Earth The Warcage is a feat of unprecedented stellar engineering: two hundred worlds harnessed to an artificial sun. Built to travel through space as a monument to peace between alien species, its voracious rulers have turned it into a nightmarish
Invisible No More
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Andrea J. Ritchie
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-01 - Publisher: Beacon Press

“A passionate, incisive critique of the many ways in which women and girls of color are systematically erased or marginalized in discussions of police violence.” —Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow Invisible No More is a timely examination of how Black women, Indigenous women, and women of color
Andy Warhol's Factory People
Language: en
Pages: 795
Authors: Catherine O'Sullivan Shorr
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-18 - Publisher: Open Road Media

Based on the television documentary: A three-part oral history of the Pop Art sensation’s inner circle and their dazzling world of art, drugs, and drama. Featuring a new introduction by the author, special to this collection, this three-part companion volume to Emmy Award–winning Catherine O’Sullivan Shorr’s documentary Andy Warhol’s Factory