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Welcome to Yale Representation's website

on Mon, 12/05/2016 - 09:01

We are a sales agency that is dedicated in its support of the bespoke publishers we represent and the numerous bookshops we visit.

Our list is diverse and ranges from the esoteric to the zeitgeist. We have books on politics, history, gardening, art, literature; there are doodling books, maps, guides to Britain, histories of philosophy and language … it is a long list, indeed.

We can guarantee the quality of these titles despite the vibrant range on offer.

The Times Higher reviews JHUP's The Notorious Mrs Clem

on Thu, 12/01/2016 - 11:47

If it bleeds, it leads – and that old newspaper truism seems to be the mantra of some US academic publishers. True crime, which often has the whiff of a money-making venture, is being viewed through the prism of social history.

So how do we judge these books? By academic standards, they may be termed positively racy. By true crime standards, they’re often a bit of a plod. In which case, who buys and reads these books, and how valuable are they to scholars?

Wendy Gamber’s The Notorious Mrs. Clem is what may be termed a slow-burner.

Paul Mason chooses two from Verso for his best books of 2016

on Sun, 11/27/2016 - 11:50

As the economic gloom deepens to the pitch-black night of geopolitical crisis, in the economics departments of the world there can still be heard the confident chuckle: “but capitalism always survives”. Based on empirical evidence it is true: the capitalist system has survived every major period of depression by mutating – from the child labour capitalism of the early 19th century to the skilled labour capitalism of the 1860s; from free trade to monopolies and state control after 1900; and through massive state intervention after 1945.

Wolfgang Streeck’s book How Will Capitalism End? is an