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              Books in the Why X Matters Series series

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              Why Architecture Matters
               

              Why Architecture Matters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Goldberger, Paul

              • RRP: $28.99
              • $28.99
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              A guide to the styles or an architectural dictionary, though it contains elements of all three. It helps to 'come to grips with how things feel to us when we stand before them, with how architecture affects us emotionally as well as intellectually' - with its impact on our lives.

              ISBN 9780300168174
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2011
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Why X Matters Series
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              2 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Why Arendt Matters
               

              Why Arendt Matters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Young-Bruehl, Elisabeth

              • RRP: $44.99
              • $44.99
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              Upon publication of her 'field manual', The Origins of Totalitarianism , in 1951, Hannah Arendt gained recognition as a major political analyst. This title considers what Arendt's analysis of the totalitarianism of Nazi Germany and the Stalinist Soviet Union can teach us about ou...r own times.
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              ISBN 9780300136197
              Released NZ 31 Jul 2009
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Why X Matters Series
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              Why Writing Matters

              Why Writing Matters (Hardback)

              By Delbanco, Nicholas

              • RRP: $40.99
              • $40.99
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              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

              ISBN 9780300245974
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2020
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Why X Matters Series
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              13 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Why Trilling Matters

              Why Trilling Matters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kirsch, Adam

              • RRP: $44.99
              • $44.99
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              Lionel Trilling, regarded at the time of his death in 1975 as America's preeminent literary critic, is today often seen as a relic of a vanished era. In this book, the author shows that Trilling, far from being obsolete, is essential to understanding our current crisis of literar...y confidence - and to overcoming it.
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              ISBN 9780300187823
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2013
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Why X Matters Series
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              Why Trilling Matters

              Why Trilling Matters (Hardback)

              By Kirsch, Adam

              The distinguished poet and critic argues for the abiding relevance of a great literary mind of the twentieth century

              ISBN 9780300152692
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2011
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Why X Matters Series
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              Why Baseball Matters

              Why Baseball Matters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Jacoby, Susan

              • RRP: $30.99
              • $30.99
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              A best-selling author and passionate baseball fan takes a tough-minded look at America's most traditional game in our twenty-first-century culture of digital distraction

              ISBN 9780300244403
              Released NZ 15 May 2019
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Why X Matters Series
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              1 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Why the New Deal Matters
               

              Why the New Deal Matters (Hardback)

              By Rauchway, Eric

              • RRP: $55.50
              • $42.85
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              • Internationally sourced

              A look at how the New Deal fundamentally changed American life, and why it remains relevant today

              ISBN 9780300252002
              Released NZ 29 Jun 2021
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Why X Matters Series
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              Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters
               

              Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Begley, Louis

              • RRP: $61.99
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              In December 1894, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a brilliant French artillery officer and a Jew of Alsatian descent, was court-martialed for selling secrets to the German military attache in Paris based on perjured testimony and trumped-up evidence. This title presents an account of the... famously complex case.
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              ISBN 9780300168143
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2010
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Why X Matters Series
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              Why Niebuhr Matters

              Why Niebuhr Matters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lemert, Charles

              • RRP: $61.99
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              Reinhold Niebuhr was a Protestant preacher, an influential religious thinker, and an important moral guide in mid-twentieth-century America. But what does he have to say to us now? In this title, the author analyzes why interest in Niebuhr is rising and how Niebuhr provides the a...nswers we ache for in the face of seismic shifts in the global order.
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              ISBN 9780300192544
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2013
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Why X Matters Series
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              Why Translation Matters
               

              Why Translation Matters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Grossman, Edith

              • RRP: $35.99
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              Argues for the cultural importance of translation, and for a more encompassing and nuanced appreciation of the translator's role.

              ISBN 9780300171303
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2011
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Why X Matters Series
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