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The Art of Dramaturgy

Anne Cattaneo

An introduction to the mysterious theater role of a dramaturg by a legend in the field Anne Cattaneo was among the first Americans to fill the role of dramaturg, one of theater’s best kept secrets. A combination of...

September 21, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

Empire of Destruction

A History of Nazi Mass Killing

Alex J. Kay

The first comparative, comprehensive history of Nazi mass killing – showing how genocidal policies were crucial to the regime’s strategy to win the war Nazi Germany killed approximately 13 million civilians...

October 26, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

Man Ray

The Artist and His Shadows

Arthur Lubow

A biography of the elusive but celebrated Dada and Surrealist artist and photographer connecting his Jewish background to his life and art Man Ray (1890–1976), a founding father of Dada and a key player in French...

September 14, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

The Yellow River

A Natural and Unnatural History

Ruth Mostern; Maps and Infographics with the Assistance of Ryan M. Horne

A three-thousand-year history of the Yellow River and the legacy of interactions between humans and the natural landscape From Neolithic times to the present day, the Yellow River and its watershed have both shaped...

September 28, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Unsound Empire

Civilization and Madness in Late-Victorian Law

Catherine L. Evans

A study of the internal tensions of British imperial rule told through murder and insanity trialsUnsound Empire is a history of criminal responsibility in the nineteenth‑century British Empire told through...

September 28, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

Dark Persuasion

A History of Brainwashing from Pavlov to Social Media

Joel E. Dimsdale

A "highly readable and compelling" account (Science) of brainwashing’s pervasive role in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries"A fascinating account of coercive persuasion from Pavlov to today's mass...

August 10, 2021, Hardcover, $28.00

The Art of Self-Improvement

Ten Timeless Truths

Anna Katharina Schaffner

A brilliant distillation of the key ideas behind successful self-improvement practices throughout history, showing us how they remain relevant today Self-help today is a multi-billion-dollar global industry, one...

September 14, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

Danish Golden Age Painting

David Jackson

A vibrant survey of visual culture in Golden Age Denmark (1801-1864) Following the disastrous outcome of the Napoleonic Wars and national bankruptcy, Denmark affected a remarkable cultural renaissance, spawning such...

August 24, 2021, Hardcover, $55.00

Of Solids and Surds

Notes for Noël Sturgeon, Marilyn Hacker, Josh Lukin, Mia Wolff, Bill Stribling, and Bob White

Samuel R. Delany

In the fourth volume in the Why I Write series, the iconic Samuel Delany remembers fifty years of writing and shaping the world of speculative fiction“Delany’s prismatic output is among the most...

September 14, 2021, Hardcover, $18.00

Early Modern European Society, Third Edition

Henry Kamen

A new edition of a seminal work—one that explores crucial changes within Europe from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century The early modern period was one of profound change in Europe. It was witness to...

August 31, 2021, Paper, $22.50