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The British Way of War

Julian Corbett and the Battle for a National Strategy

Andrew Lambert

How a strategist's ideas were catastrophically ignored in 1914—but shaped Britain’s success in the Second World War and beyond Leading historian Andrew Lambert shows how, as a lawyer, civilian, and Liberal, Julian...

December 14, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

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

Bob Thompson

This House Is Mine

Edited by Diana Tuite; With contributions by Kraig Blue, Adrienne L. Childs, Bridget R. Cooks, Robert Cozzolino, Crystal N. Feimster, Jacqueline Francis, Rashid Johnson, Adjoa Jones de Almeida, Monica Marino, Lowery Stokes Sims, and others

A rich reconsideration of a short-lived but visionary voice in twentieth-century American painting and his enduring relevance Bob Thompson (1937–1966) came to critical acclaim in the late 1950s for paintings of...

August 31, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

Reality of Dreams

Post-Neoliberal Utopias in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Japhy Wilson

An exploration of radical megaprojects in the Ecuadorian Amazon, considering the fate of utopian fantasies under conditions of global capitalism From 2007 to 2017, the “Citizens’ Revolution” launched an ambitious...

September 28, 2021, Paper, $45.00

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

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

The Piano

A History in 100 Pieces

Susan Tomes

A fascinating history of the piano explored through 100 pieces chosen by one of the UK’s most renowned concert pianists An astonishingly versatile instrument, the piano allows just two hands to play music of great...

August 31, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00

Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy

Cooperatives and the Design of Sustainable Businesses

Melissa K. Scanlan

A blueprint for creating sustainable businesses, emphasizing the power and potential of cooperative models Drawing on both her extensive experience founding and directing social enterprises and her interviews with...

September 28, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

King Arthur

The Making of the Legend

Nicholas J. Higham

A prominent scholar explores King Arthur’s historical development, proposing that he began as a fictional character developed in the ninth century According to legend, King Arthur saved Britain from the...

September 28, 2021, Paper, $18.00

Hot Protestants

A History of Puritanism in England and America

Michael P. Winship

On fire for God—a sweeping history of puritanism in England and America Begun in the mid-sixteenth century by Protestant nonconformists keen to reform England’s church and society while saving their own...

August 31, 2021, Paper, $20.00