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The Power of Militant Islam in Afghanistan and Beyond

Ahmed Rashid


What It Means to Push and Pull, Slip and Grip, Start and Stop

Henry Petroski

Hear Me Now

The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina

Adrienne Spinozzi, Simone Leigh, Michael J. Bramwell, Vincent Brown, Katherine C. Hughes, Ethan W. Lasser, Jason R. Young

How I Became a Tree

Sumana Roy

Worse Than Nothing

The Dangerous Fallacy of Originalism

Erwin Chemerinsky

The Strategy of Denial

American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict

Elbridge A. Colby

Why Food Matters

Paul Freedman

Alain Locke and the Visual Arts

Kobena Mercer


The Fall of the Soviet Union

Vladislav M. Zubok

Indispensable Nation

American Foreign Policy in a Turbulent World

Robert J. Lieber

Barefoot Doctor

A Novel

Can Xue, Karen Gernant, Zeping Chen


A New Translation of the Ancient Epic

Sophus Helle

The Valiant Little Tailor

A Novel

Eric Chevillard, Jordan Stump


The Global History: 1603 to the Present

Murray Pittock

Selected Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay

An Annotated Edition

Edna St. Vincent Millay, Timothy F. Jackson, Holly Peppe

The Rise and Decline of Nations

Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social Rigidities

Mancur Olson, Edward L Glaeser

Evelyn & William De Morgan

A Marriage of Arts & Crafts

Margaretta Frederick, Judy Oberhausen, Nic Peeters, Jan Marsh, Diana Maltz, William Waters, Alastair Carew-Cox, Sarah Hardy, Oliver Watson, Sally Woodcock, Christopher Jordan, Emma Merkling, Richenda Roberts, Lucy Ella Rose

Putin vs. the People

The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia

Samuel A. Greene, Graeme B. Robertson

Paul Transformed

Reception of the Person and Letters of Paul in Antiquity

Adela Yarbro Collins

Power and Perspective

Early Photography in China

Karina H. Corrigan, Stephanie H. Tung, Bing Wang, Tingting Xu


Time, Space, Light

Wendy Ligon Smith

The Twilight Struggle

What the Cold War Teaches Us about Great-Power Rivalry Today

Hal Brands

Black Wind, White Snow

Russia's New Nationalism

Charles Clover

A New History of Western Art

From Antiquity to the Present Day

Koenraad Jonckheere

How to Make an Entrepreneurial State

Why Innovation Needs Bureaucracy

Rainer Kattel, Wolfgang Drechsler, Erkki Karo

Legitimate Opposition

Alexander S. Kirshner

Picasso Ingres

Face to Face

Christopher Riopelle, Emily Talbot, Susan L. Siegfried

Public Freedoms in the Islamic State

Rached Ghannouchi, David L. Johnston


Drawing the Dutch Landscape

Joanna Sheers Seidenstein, Susan Anderson, Yvonne Bleyerveld, Anne Driesse, Joseph Leo Koerner, William W. Robinson, George S. Abrams

Alexander Henderson

Art and Nature

Hélène Samson, Stanley Triggs, Suzanne Sauvage, Nathalie Houle

A Murderous Midsummer

The Western Rising of 1549

Mark Stoyle