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The Pagans' Apostle

Paula Fredriksen

A groundbreaking new portrait of the apostle Paul, from one of today’s leading historians of antiquity Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul himself heatedly maintained that he lived...

October 23, 2018, Paper, $22.00


Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary Confinement

Keramet Reiter

How America’s prisons turned a “brutal and inhumane” practice into standard procedure Originally meant to be brief and exceptional, solitary confinement in U.S. prisons has become long-term and common....

October 9, 2018, Paper, $22.00

Drugs and Thugs

The History and Future of America’s War on Drugs

Russell Crandall

A sweeping and highly readable work on the evolution of America’s domestic and global drug war How can the United States chart a path forward in the war on drugs? In Drugs and Thugs, Russell Crandall...

October 27, 2020, Paper, $40.00

Vagrant Figures

Law, Literature, and the Origins of the Police

Sal Nicolazzo

How vagrancy, as legal and imaginative category, shaped the role of policing in colonialism, racial formation, and resource distribution   In this innovative book demonstrating the important role of...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

The Photographs of Ralston Crawford

Keith F. Davis

Best known for his modernist paintings and prints, the multitalented artist Ralston Crawford (1906–1978) maintained a deep and intensive interest in photography throughout his career, using the camera as a tool of both...

January 22, 2019, Hardcover, $60.00

Modernism for the Masses

Painters, Politics, and Public Murals in 1930s New York

Jody Patterson

A mural renaissance swept the United States in the 1930s, propelled by the New Deal Federal Art Project and the popularity of Mexican muralism. Perhaps nowhere more than in New York City, murals became a crucial site for the...

November 17, 2020, Hardcover, $55.00

The Great Inoculator

The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution

Gavin Weightman

Smallpox was the scourge of the eighteenth century: it showed no mercy, almost wiping out whole societies. Young and old, poor and royalty were equally at risk – unless they had survived a previous attack. Daniel Sutton, a...

September 22, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

Sparta's Second Attic War

The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 446-418 B.C.

Paul A. Rahe

The latest volume in Paul Rahe’s expansive history of Sparta’s response to the challenges posed to its grand strategy“Paul Rahe stands out as one of the world’s leading scholars on the Peloponnesian War....

August 4, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00


The Making of a French Queen

John Hardman

A new look which fundamentally overturns our understanding of this famously "out of touch" queen Who was the real Marie-Antoinette? She was mistrusted and reviled in her own time, and today she is portrayed...

October 29, 2019, Hardcover, $30.00

The Vory

Russia's Super Mafia

Mark Galeotti

The first English-language book to document the men who emerged from the gulags to become Russia’s much-feared crime class: the vory v zakone Mark Galeotti is the go-to expert on organized crime in...

May 28, 2019, Paper, $18.00