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Past and Prologue

Politics and Memory in the American Revolution

Michael D. Hattem

How American colonists reinterpreted their British and colonial histories to help establish political and cultural independence from Britain In Past and Prologue, Michael Hattem shows how colonists’...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

Conversations about Sculpture

Richard Serra and Hal Foster

“The rhythm of the body moving through space has been the motivating source of most of my work.”—Richard Serra Drawn from talks between celebrated artist Richard Serra and acclaimed art historian Hal Foster...

November 27, 2018, PB-with Flaps, $30.00
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Quest for Status

Chinese and Russian Foreign Policy

Deborah Welch Larson and Alexei Shevchenko

A look at how the desire to improve international status affects Russia's and China's foreign policies   Deborah Welch Larson and Alexei Shevchenko argue that the desire for world status plays a key role in...

February 26, 2019, Hardcover, $40.00

Heinrich Heine

Writing the Revolution

George Prochnik

A thematically rich, provocative, and lyrical study of one of Germany’s most important, world-famous, and imaginative writers"A concise, fast-paced biography of the German poet, critic, and essayist. . ....

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00

Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums

Jenny F. So

From personal ornamentation to funerary practice, from palace decoration to private devotion, jade has played a major role in Chinese social, cultural, and political life for millennia. Exploring the history of this revered...

March 26, 2019, HC - Paper over Board, $60.00
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Mechanisms of Loss

Two Novellas

Michel Fais; Translated from the Greek by David Connolly; Foreword by Katerina Schina; Afterword by Vangelis Hatzivasileiou

A duet of provocative novellas that examine contemporary Greek identity, translated by one of the foremost experts in Greek literature From esteemed Greek writer Michel Faïs comes a duet of novellas that...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

How the Just So Stories Were Made

The Brilliance and Tragedy Behind Kipling’s Celebrated Tales for Little Children

John Batchelor

From "How the Leopard Got Its Spots" to "The Elephant’s Child," Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories have delighted readers across the world for more than a century. In this original study, John Batchelor explores the...

May 25, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $25.00

Anni Albers

Edited by Ann Coxon, Briony Fer, and Maria Müller-Schareck; With essays by Brenda Danilowitz, Magdalena Droste, Nicholas Fox Weber, María Minera, Priyesh Mistry, Jennifer Reynolds-Kaye, and T’ai Smith

A long-overdue reassessment of one of the most important and influential woman artists working at midcentury Anni Albers (1899–1994) was a German textile designer, weaver, and printmaker, and among the...

August 7, 2018, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

The Gauguin Atlas

Nienke Denekamp

Paul Gauguin (1848–1903) was an artist perpetually in search of new horizons. This fascinating visual tour reveals the full extent of Gauguin’s travels and their influence on his unique style. Gauguin’s several lengthy trips...

October 29, 2019, HC - Paper over Board, $22.50

Forests Adrift

Currents Shaping the Future of Northeastern Trees

Charles D. Canham

A captivating analysis of the past, present, and future of northeastern forests and the forces that have shaped them The northeastern United States is one of the most densely forested regions in the country...

February 18, 2020, Hardcover, $28.00