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John Craxton

A Life of Gifts

Ian Collins

Born into a large, musical, and bohemian family in London, the British artist John Craxton (1922–2009) has been described as a Neo-Romantic, but he called himself a “kind of Arcadian”. His early art was influenced by Blake, Palmer,...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Latecomer State Formation

Political Geography and Capacity Failure in Latin America

Sebastian Mazzuca

Latin American governments systematically fail to provide the key public goods for their societies to prosper. Sebastián Mazzuca argues this is because nineteenth-century Latin American state formation occurred in a period when...

May 11, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Minerva’s French Sisters

Women of Science in Enlightenment France

Nina Rattner Gelbart

This book presents the stories of six intrepid women of science in eighteenth-century France whose lives and accomplishments—though celebrated in their lifetimes—have been largely written out of the history of their period:...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

A Fortress in Brooklyn

Race, Real Estate, and the Making of Hasidic Williamsburg

Nathaniel Deutsch and Michael Casper

Hasidic Williamsburg is famous as one of the most separatist, intensely religious, and politically savvy communities in the entire United States. Less known is how the community survived in one of New York City’s toughest...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Worlds Beyond

Miniatures and Victorian Fiction

Laura Forsberg

In 1856, Elizabeth Gaskell discovered a trove of handmade miniature books that were created by Charlotte and Branwell Brontë in their youth and that, as Gaskell later recalled, “contained an immense amount of manuscript, in an...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Spatial Orders, Social Forms

Art and the City in Modern Brazil

Adrian Anagnost

Exploring the intersections among art, architecture, and urbanism in Brazil from the 1920s through the 1960s, Adrian Anagnost shows how modernity was manifested in locally specific spatial forms linked to Brazil’s colonial and...

May 18, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $75.00


Terry Eagleton

A compelling guide to the fundamental place of humour and comedy within Western culture—by one of its greatest exponents Written by an acknowledged master of comedy, this study reflects on the nature of...

May 18, 2021, Paper, $15.00

Artists Making Landscape in Post-war Britain

Margaret Garlake

In this trailblazing study, Margaret Garlake complicates traditional histories of British landscape art in the post-war period. Drawing together work from painters and photographers—many of them women—Garlake expands the...

May 18, 2021, Hardcover, $60.00


The Transported Men, Women and Children Who Built Britain's Empire

Graham Seal

In the early seventeenth century, Britain took ruthless steps to deal with its unwanted citizens, forcibly removing men, women, and children from their homelands and sending them to far-flung corners of the empire to be sold...

May 18, 2021, Hardcover, $27.50

The Voice Catchers

How Marketers Listen In to Exploit Your Feelings, Your Privacy, and Your Wallet

Joseph Turow

The first in-depth examination of the voice intelligence industry, this timely book exposes how artificial intelligence is enabling personalized marketing and discrimination through voice analysis. Amazon and Google have numerous...

May 18, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00