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English Garden Eccentrics

Three Hundred Years of Extraordinary Groves, Burrowings, Mountains and Menageries

Todd Longstaffe-Gowan

In his new book, Todd Longstaffe-Gowan looks at a series of unique gardens made by English eccentrics in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Their unusual creators—from the superstitious antiquary William Stukeley (d.1765), to...

May 3, 2022, Hardcover, $40.00

Louise Bourgeois

Paintings

Clare Davies and Briony Fer

Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010) is celebrated today for her sculptures. Less known—and the focus of this publication—is the body of paintings produced by the artist between her arrival in New York in 1938 and her turn to three...

May 3, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

I Maccabees

A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary

Daniel R. Schwartz

I Maccabees, composed in the second century BCE, chronicles four decades of clashes between Hellenistic Syria and Judea, from Antiochus Epiphanes’s ascent to the throne in 175 BCE to the Hasmoneans’ establishment of an independent...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $85.00

A Natural History of Beer

Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall; Illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne

A celebration of beer—its science, its history, and its impact on human culture What can beer teach us about biology, history, and the natural world? From ancient Mesopotamian fermentation practices to the...

April 26, 2022, Paper, $15.00

Playing Indian

Philip J. Deloria; With a New Preface

The Boston Tea Party, the Order of Red Men, Camp Fire Girls, Boy Scouts, Grateful Dead concerts: just a few examples of white Americans' tendency to appropriate Indian dress and act out Indian roles"A...

April 26, 2022, Paper, $18.00

Prestige, Manipulation, and Coercion

Elite Power Struggles in the Soviet Union and China after Stalin and Mao

Joseph Torigian

The political successions in the Soviet Union and China after Stalin and Mao, respectively, are often explained as triumphs of inner-party democracy, leading to a victory of “reformers” over “conservatives” or “radicals.” In...

April 26, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

Notes on the State of Virginia

An Annotated Edition
Annotated Edition

Thomas Jefferson; Edited and with an Introduction by Robert Pierce Forbes

Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia has been called the most important book written in America prior to 1800: a highly influential portrait of the young republic by one of its leading citizens. In the first...

April 26, 2022, Paper, $20.00

Late Fragments

Flares, My Heart Laid Bare, Prose Poems, Belgium Disrobed

Charles Baudelaire; Translated from the French and Edited by Richard Sieburth

While not as well‑known as his other works, Charles Baudelaire’s late poems, drafts of poems, and prose fragments are texts indispensable to the history of modern poetics.   This volume brings together Baudelaire’s late...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $30.00

Deuteronomy and the Pentateuch

Jeffrey Stackert

The book of Deuteronomy introduces and develops many of the essential ideas, events, and texts of both Judaism and Christianity, and it has thus been a resource—and in some instances even a starting point—for investigations of themes...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $65.00

Victory at Sea

Naval Power and the Transformation of the Global Order in World War II

Paul Kennedy; With Paintings by Ian Marshall

In this engaging narrative, brought to life by marine artist Ian Marshall’s beautiful full-color paintings, historian Paul Kennedy grapples with the rise and fall of the Great Powers during World War II. Tracking the movements of the...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $37.50

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