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Reimagining Time

A Light-Speed Tour of Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Tanya Bub and Jeffrey Bub

A quirky, funny, and accessible blend of science and art that delves into the heart of Einstein’s theory of relativity   It was a link to his 1905 paper—an early attempt at explaining his revolutionary ideas on...

April 13, 2021, Hardcover, $24.00

Yale French Studies, Number 137/138

North African Poetry in French

Edited by Thomas C. Connolly

Number 137/138 in Yale French Studies, this collection of essays examines poetry in French by authors from across the Maghreb Although in recent years Maghrebi literature written in French has...

February 23, 2021, Paper, $65.00

Mirror of Reality

19th-Century Painting in the Netherlands

Jenny Reynaerts

A beautifully designed and lavishly illustrated survey of 19th-century paintings in the Netherlands This comprehensive overview is the first book in more than 60 years on the underexplored history of...

March 24, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $60.00

Fabrice Samyn

I Am?

Vinciane Despret, Pascal Rousseau, and Wivine de Traux

The first major monograph on the work of contemporary Belgian artist Fabrice Samyn Contemporary Belgian artist Fabrice Samyn (b. 1981) works in a wide variety of media, including painting, photography,...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $60.00

Amritsar 1919

An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre

Kim A. Wagner

A powerful reassessment of a seminal moment in the history of India and the British Empire—the Amritsar Massacre—to mark its 100th anniversary The Amritsar Massacre of 1919 was a seminal moment in the...

February 4, 2020, Paper, $18.00

The Global Reception of Heinrich Wolfflin's Principles of Art History

Studies in the History of Art, Volume 82

Edited by Evonne Levy and Tristan Weddigen

Can the reception of a single, widely disseminated book offer a historical road map for a global art history? This is the question posed by the editors of this volume of essays, which charts the enduring response to the Swiss...

June 30, 2020, Hardcover, $70.00

Italian Paintings in the Norton Simon Museum

The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Nicholas Penny; With contributions by John Griswold, Helen Howard, Giuseppe Porzio, and Gloria Williams Sander

A handsome introduction to one of the most important collections of Italian art in the United States The preeminent collector Norton Simon amassed more than 100 Italian paintings during his 35-year career,...

January 12, 2021, Hardcover, $75.00

The First Soldier

Hitler as Military Leader

Stephen G. Fritz

A leading expert reexamines history to offer a stunningly original portrait of Hitler as a competent military commander and strategist After Germany’s humiliating World War II defeat, numerous German...

March 17, 2020, Paper, $20.00


Empress, Queen, Warrior

Catherine Hanley

A life of Matilda—empress, skilled military leader, and one of the greatest figures of the English Middle Ages Matilda was a daughter, wife, and mother. But she was also empress, heir to the English crown...

March 17, 2020, Paper, $20.00

Swing Landscape

Stuart Davis and the Modernist Mural

Jennifer McComas; With an essay by Jody Patterson

An insightful study of the progressive politics animating a great work of modernist mural painting In 1936 the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Art Project commissioned Stuart Davis (1892–1964) to...

September 29, 2020, Hardcover, $45.00