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The Bookshop of the World

Making and Trading Books in the Dutch Golden Age

Andrew Pettegree and Arthur der Weduwen

The untold story of how the Dutch conquered the European book market and became the world's greatest bibliophiles—“an instant classic on Dutch book history” (BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review)"[An]...

September 29, 2020, Paper, $20.00

Harry White and the American Creed

How a Federal Bureaucrat Created the Modern Global Economy (and Failed to Get the Credit)

James M. Boughton

The life of a major figure in twentieth‑century economic history whose impact has long been clouded by dubious allegations Although Harry Dexter White (1892–1948) was arguably the most important U.S. government...

November 23, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

The Vampire

A New History

Nick Groom

An authoritative new history of the vampire, two hundred years after it first appeared on the literary scene Published to mark the bicentenary of John Polidori’s publication of The Vampyre, Nick...

September 15, 2020, Paper, $16.00


The Women Who Made Imperial Rome

Guy de la Bédoyère

A captivating popular history that shines a light on the notorious Julio-Claudian women who forged an empire? Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero—these are the names history associates with the...

September 14, 2021, Paper, $20.00

Peace at Last

A Portrait of Armistice Day, 11 November 1918

Guy Cuthbertson

A vivid, original, and intimate hour-by-hour account of Armistice Day 1918, to mark its centenary this year November 11, 2018, marks the centenary of the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany...

October 26, 2021, Paper, $17.00

The War for the Seas

A Maritime History of World War II

Evan Mawdsley

A bold and authoritative maritime history of World War II which takes a fully international perspective and challenges our existing understanding Command of the oceans was crucial to winning World War II....

August 25, 2020, Paper, $20.00


Mussolini's Last Lover

R. J. B. Bosworth

A master historian illuminates the tumultuous relationship of Mussolini and his young lover Claretta Petacci"One of the finest historians of modern Italy, Bosworth has written both a love story, full of...

August 17, 2021, Paper, $20.00

Coral Reefs

Majestic Realms under the Sea

Peter F. Sale

An eye-opening introduction to the complexity, wonder, and vital roles of coral reefs  When mass coral bleaching and die-offs were first identified in the 1980s, and eventually linked to warming events, the...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $28.50

Unaccompanied Bach

Performing the Solo Works

David Ledbetter

This pioneering book by an acclaimed expert is the first to discuss all of Bach’s unaccompanied pieces in one volume, including an examination of crucial issues of style and composition type and the options...

November 27, 2019, Paper, $37.00

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