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The Invention of China

Bill Hayton

A provocative account showing that “China”—and its 5,000 years of unified history—is a national myth, created only a century ago with a political agenda that persists to this day China’s current leadership...

November 10, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

United States and Africa Relations, 1400s to the Present

Toyin Falola and Raphael Chijioke Njoku

A comprehensive history of the relationship between Africa and the United States Toyin Falola and Raphael Njoku reexamine the history of the relationship between Africa and the United States from the dawn...

September 1, 2020, Paper, $35.00

To Rule Eurasia’s Waves

The New Great Power Competition at Sea

Geoffrey F. Gresh

The first book to weave Eurasia together through the perspective of the oceans and seas   Eurasia’s emerging powers—India, China, and Russia—have increasingly embraced their maritime geographies as they...

October 27, 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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Eliza Lucas Pinckney

An Independent Woman in the Age of Revolution

Lorri Glover

The enthralling story of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, an innovative, highly regarded, and successful woman plantation owner during the Revolutionary era Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722–1793) reshaped the colonial South...

August 25, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

Grasses, Sedges, Rushes

An Identification Guide

Lauren Brown and Ted Elliman; Original drawings by Lauren Brown; Foreword by Jerry Jenkins

This elegant and easy-to-use guide is an updated and amended revision of Lauren Brown’s seminal Grasses: An Identification Guide, which was first published in 1979. While maintaining the spirit and goals of the...

August 18, 2020, PB-Flexibound, $22.00

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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Renaissance Splendor

Catherine de’ Medici’s Valois Tapestries

Elizabeth Cleland and Marjorie E. Wieseman; With contributions by Francesca de Luca, Alessandra Griffo, and Costanza Perrone Da Zara and Claudia Beyer

Featuring detailed scenes of court pageantry and life-size portraits of members of the French Valois dynasty woven in wool, silk, and precious metal-wrapped threads, the Valois Tapestries are one of the most extravagant sets...

January 8, 2019, Hardcover, $40.00

Mathematics for Human Flourishing

Francis Su; With Reflections by Christopher Jackson

“The ancient Greeks argued that the best life was filled with beauty, truth, justice, play and love. The mathematician Francis Su knows just where to find them.”—Kevin Hartnett, Quanta Magazine...

January 7, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00

How the Just So Stories Were Made

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

John Batchelor

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00