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The Man Who Saved MI6

Helen Fry

The dramatic story of a man who stood at the center of British intelligence operations, the ultimate spymaster of World War Two: Thomas Kendrick Thomas Kendrick (1881–1972) was central to the British Secret...

November 30, 2021, Hardcover, $28.00

By Her Hand

Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500-1800

Edited by Eve Straussman-Pflanzer and Oliver Tostmann; With contributions by Sheila Barker, Babette Bohn, Claude Douglas Dickerson III, Jamie Gabbarelli, Hilliard Goldfarb, Lara Lea Roney, Joaneath Spicer, Eve Straussman-Pflanzer and Oliver Tostmann

A brand new look at the extraordinary accomplishments of early modern Italian women artists This generously illustrated volume surveys a sweeping range of early modern Italian women artists, exploring their...

November 30, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Kashmir at the Crossroads

Inside a 21st-Century Conflict

Sumantra Bose

An authoritative, fresh, and vividly written account of the Kashmir conflict—from 1947 to the present The India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir is one of the world’s incendiary conflicts. Since 1990, at least 60,000...

December 7, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Ogata Korin

Art in Early Modern Japan

Frank Feltens

A lush portrait introducing one of the most important Japanese artists of the Edo period Best known for his paintings Irises and Red and White Plum Blossoms, Ogata Korin (1658–1716) was a highly...

October 12, 2021, Hardcover, $60.00

Poisoned Abstraction

Kurt Schwitters between Revolution and Exile

Graham Bader

A definitive resource, full of fresh insights and new revelations, on one of the most influential interwar artists  This richly illustrated book offers a definitive new assessment of the oeuvre of Kurt Schwitters ...

November 23, 2021, Hardcover, $55.00

The Presence of the Past in French Art, 1870–1905

Modernity and Continuity

Richard Thomson

This innovative book introduces a vivid new reading of French art and society at a crucial period of history The study of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century French art tends to focus on a search for the...

November 23, 2021, Hardcover, $70.00


The Fall of the Soviet Union

Vladislav M. Zubok

A major study of the collapse of the Soviet Union—showing how Gorbachev’s misguided reforms led to its demise In 1945 the Soviet Union controlled half of Europe and was a founding member of the United Nations. By...

November 30, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

The Week

A History of the Unnatural Rhythms That Made Us Who We Are

David M. Henkin

An investigation into the evolution of the seven-day week and how our attachment to its rhythms influences how we live We take the seven-day week for granted, rarely asking what anchors it or what it does to us. Yet...

November 16, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

Power, Profits, and Productivity in Modern America

Samuel Evan Milner

Concentrated market power and the weakened sway of corporate stakeholders over management have emerged as leading concerns of American political economy. Samuel Milner provides a historical context for contemporary efforts to resolve...

November 30, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $55.00


A History of Reform, Reaction, and Money in American Medicine

Peter A. Swenson

An incisive look into the problematic relationships among medicine, politics, and business in America and their effects on the nation’s health  “A comprehensive, revealing and surprising account of the history of...

November 30, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00