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Between Realism and Impressionism: On Gustave Caillebotte by Marnin Young

Gustave Caillebotte has always occupied a divided place in the history of art. Although he exhibited almost exclusively at the Impressionist exhibits in the late 1870s and early 1880s, he was marginalized early on as “an Impressionist in name only.” In the century that followed, his art was all but

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Let Freedom Read

While you’re staking out prime fireworks real estate at your local Independence Day celebration, pass the hours before nightfall with some entertaining and thought-provoking reading material from Yale Press’s American Icon Series. Gore Vidal’s treatment of our Founding Fathers in his book Inventing a Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson is the

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Remembering our founding fathers on Independence Day

Today we celebrate 231 years of American independence with parades and traditional past times of barbecues and fireworks. As we enjoy this patriotic holiday, Yale University Press looks to our founding fathers who brought forth new ideas to an emerging nation. In this New York Times Bestseller, Gore Vidal’s Inventing

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