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Welcome to Yale Representation's website

on Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:51

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 Real McCoy and 149 Other Eponyms extracted in the Daily Mail

on Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:13

From boycotts to Biros, the English language is rich in eponyms — a place or thing named after individuals. But who were the people behind them? In a fascinating new book, Claire Cock-Starkey reveals all . . .

Boycott — protesting by refusing to engage commercially or otherwise with a company, political party or person

During the Irish Land War in 1880, tenants who were charged unfair rents were encouraged to stop dealing with the land agents representing their affluent landlords. One early non-violent protest was against Charles C.

Foundational Economy featured in the Guardian

on Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:00

The late Prof Mick Moran, who taught politics and government at Manchester University for most of his professional life, had, according to his colleagues, once had “a certain residual respect for our governing elites”.

That all changed during the 2008 financial crisis, after which he experienced an epiphany “because it convinced him that the officer class in business and in politics did not know what it was doing”.

After his epiphany, Moran formed a collective of academics dedicated to exposing the complacency of finance-worship and to replacing