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The Italian Renaissance Altarpiece

Between Icon and Narrative

David Ekserdjian

The comprehensive study of the Italian Renaissance altarpiece from the 13th to the early 17th century The altarpiece is one of the most distinctive and remarkable art forms of the Renaissance period. It is difficult...

July 27, 2021, Hardcover, $75.00

A Little History of Art

Charlotte Mullins

Why did our ancestors make art? What did art mean to them and what does their art mean for us today? Why is art even important at all?   Charlotte Mullins brings art to life by focusing on those who made it, from teenage...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $25.00

Mathematical Models in the Biosciences II

Michael Frame

Volume Two of an award-winning professor’s introduction to essential concepts of calculus and mathematical modeling for students in the biosciences This is the second of a two-part series exploring essential...

October 12, 2021, Paper, $45.00

The Pocket

A Hidden History of Women's Lives, 1660–1900

Barbara Burman and Ariane Fennetaux

A New York Times Best Art Book of 2019“A riveting book . . . few stones are left unturned.”—Roberta Smith’s “Top Art Books of 2019,” The New York Times This...

July 28, 2020, Paper, $25.00

American Democratic Socialism

History, Politics, Religion, and Theory

Gary Dorrien

A sweeping, ambitious history of American democratic socialism from one of the world’s leading intellectual historians and social ethicists “Dorrien is supremely qualified for the task he has set himself in this...

September 14, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

The Playful Entrepreneur

How to Adapt and Thrive in Uncertain Times

Mark Dodgson and David M. Gann

A compelling account of how incorporating play into work can help us overcome the uncertainty and turbulence that surrounds work How can we learn to deal with uncertainty at work? The answer, as Dodgson and...

October 26, 2021, Paper, $25.00

Bletchley Park and D-Day

David Kenyon

The untold story of Bletchley Park's key role in the success of the Normandy campaign Since the secret of Bletchley Park was revealed in the 1970s, the work of its codebreakers has become one of the most...

May 24, 2022, Paper, $18.00

Hubbub

Filth, Noise, and Stench in England, 1600-1770

Emily Cockayne

A not-for-the-squeamish journey back through the centuries to urban England, where the streets are crowded, noisy, filthy, and reeking of smoke and decay Modern city-dwellers suffer their share of...

July 20, 2021, Paper, $18.00

Why Food Matters

Paul Freedman

From the author of Ten Restaurants That Changed America,  an exploration of food’s cultural importance and its crucial role throughout human history“A rich and fascinating narrative that reaches deep into...

September 28, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

Palaces of Pleasure

From Music Halls to the Seaside to Football, How the Victorians Invented Mass Entertainment

Lee Jackson

An energetic and exhilarating account of the Victorian entertainment industry, its extraordinary success and enduring impact The Victorians invented mass entertainment. As the nineteenth century’s growing...

June 29, 2021, Paper, $18.00

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