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A Life Together

Lucas Alaman and Mexico, 1792-1853

Eric Van Young

An eminent historian’s biography of one of Mexico’s most prominent statesmen, thinkers, and writers Lucas Alamán (1792–1853) was the most prominent statesman, political economist, and historian in nineteenth-century...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

The Faiths of Others

A History of Interreligious Dialogue

Thomas Albert Howard

The first intellectual history of interreligious dialogue, a relatively new and significant dimension of human religiosity In recent decades, organizations committed to interreligious or interfaith dialogue have...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $38.00

An Essay on Man

An Introduction to a Philosophy of Human Culture

Ernst Cassirer; With an Introduction by Peter E. Gordon

One of the twentieth century’s greatest philosophers presents the results of his lifetime study of man’s cultural achievementsAn Essay on Man is an original synthesis of contemporary knowledge, a unique...

May 25, 2021, Paper, $20.00

Words as Grain

New and Selected Poems

Duo Duo; Translated from the Chinese and Edited by Lucas Klein

An authoritative new collection by one of China's most lauded poets  A leading poet from the Cultural Revolution to the present day, Duo Duo is one of China’s most influential contemporary writers. He began writing...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

How the Just So Stories Were Made

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

John Batchelor

A fascinating, richly illustrated exploration of the poignant origins of Rudyard Kipling’s world-famous children’s classic From "How the Leopard Got Its Spots" to "The Elephant’s Child," Rudyard Kipling’s ...

May 25, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $25.00

Sons of the Waves

The Common Seaman in the Heroic Age of Sail

Stephen Taylor

A brilliant telling of the history of the common seaman in the age of sail, and his role in Britain’s trade, exploration, and warfare“No other book resurrects the wooden world of Jack Tar in such...

May 25, 2021, Paper, $18.00

The Life of Music

New Adventures in the Western Classical Tradition

Nicholas Kenyon

Nicholas Kenyon explores the enduring appeal of the classical canon at a moment when we can access all music—across time and cultures Immersed in music for much of his life as writer, broadcaster and concert...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $27.50

The Science of Abolition

How Slaveholders Became the Enemies of Progress

Eric Herschthal

A revealing look at how antislavery scientists and Black and white abolitionists used scientific ideas to discredit slaveholders In the context of slavery, science is usually associated with slaveholders’ scientific...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

To Kidnap a Pope

Napoleon and Pius VII

Ambrogio A. Caiani

A groundbreaking account of Napoleon Bonaparte, Pope Pius VII, and the kidnapping that would forever divide church and state In the wake of the French Revolution, Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul of France, and Pope...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

Unrevolutionary Mexico

The Birth of a Strange Dictatorship

Paul Gillingham

An essential history of how the Mexican Revolution gave way to a unique one-party state In this book Paul Gillingham addresses how the Mexican Revolution (1910-1940) gave way to a capitalist dictatorship of...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00