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A New Translation of the Ancient Epic

Sophus Helle

A poem for the ages, freshly and accessibly translated by an international rising star, bringing together scholarly precision and poetic graceGilgamesh is a Babylonian epic from three thousand years ago,...

October 26, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00

God after Einstein

What’s Really Going On in the Universe?

John F. Haught

Before the early twentieth century, scientists and theologians knew almost nothing about time’s enormity and the corresponding immensity of space. But after Einstein, cosmology offers theology a whole new way of looking at the ageless...

March 15, 2022, Hardcover, $28.00


Julian Orbach, Nikolaus Pevsner, and Bridget Cherry

The indispensable guide to the architectural heritage of Wiltshire With hundreds of buildings added to the new gazetteer, this volume offers a fully revised and updated guide to Wiltshire. From prehistoric...

October 19, 2021, Hardcover, $85.00

Creation Stories

Landscapes and the Human Imagination

Anthony Aveni

An accessible exploration of how diverse cultures have explained humanity’s origins through narratives about the natural environment Drawing from a vast array of creation myths—Babylonian, Greek, Aztec, Maya, Inca,...

April 20, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00


Adapting America’s China Strategy in an Age of Competitive Interdependence

Ryan Hass

An examination of how America can strengthen its approach to China by building on its existing advantages“This book is essential reading for anyone interested in understanding how the United States can renew its...

March 9, 2021, Hardcover, $27.50

The One and the Many

The Early History of the Qur'an

Francois Deroche; Translated from the French by Malcolm DeBevoise

A revelatory account of early Islam’s great diversity by the world’s leading scholar of early Qur’anic manuscripts According to Muslim dogma, the recited and written text of the Qur'an as we know it today...

January 4, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

To Kidnap a Pope

Napoleon and Pius VII

Ambrogio A. Caiani

A groundbreaking account of Napoleon Bonaparte, Pope Pius VII, and the kidnapping that would forever divide church and state"In gripping, vivid prose, Caiani brings to life the struggle for power that would shape...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

Through Vincent's Eyes

Van Gogh and His Sources

Edited by Eik Kahng; With contributions by Todd Cronan, David Misteli, Rebecca Rainof, Rachel Skokowski, Sjraar van Heugten, and Marnin Young

A revelatory resituation of Van Gogh’s familiar works in the company of the surprising variety of nineteenth-century art and literature he most revered Vincent van Gogh’s (1853–1890) idiosyncratic style...

November 30, 2021, Hardcover, $60.00

Humanitarian Governance and the British Antislavery World System

Maeve Ryan

Between 1808 and 1867, the British navy seized nearly two thousand slave ships, “re-capturing” almost two hundred thousand enslaved people, who were then placed as liberated Africans across an “archipelago” of resettlement sites,...

April 5, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Borges and the Literary Marketplace

How Editorial Practices Shaped Cosmopolitan Reading

Nora C. Benedict

A fascinating history of Jorge Luis Borges’s efforts to revolutionize and revitalize literature in Latin America Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986) stands out as one of the most widely regarded and inventive authors in...

September 14, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00