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Survey of London: Whitechapel

Volumes 54 and 55

Peter Guillery

The Survey of London returns to the East End to chronicle Whitechapel, shedding new light on this widely misunderstood district In these volumes, the Survey of London returns to the East End to chronicle Whitechapel...

July 5, 2022, Hardcover, 2 Volumes, $200.00

George Grosz in Berlin

The Relentless Eye

Sabine Rewald; With an essay by Ian Buruma

A penetrating reevaluation of the period in which the German Expressionist George Grosz created his best-known, most searing satirical works This overdue investigation of George Grosz’s (1893–1959) most compelling...

June 28, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

Kimono Style

Edo Traditions to Modern Design

Monika Bincsik, Karen Van Godtsenhoven, and Arai Masanao

The untold modern history of the Japanese kimono and its dynamic relationship to Western culture Though often presented as an unchanging, traditional costume in the West, the Japanese kimono dynamically evolved from...

June 28, 2022, Paper, $35.00

The Illusion of Control

Why Financial Crises Happen, and What We Can (and Can’t) Do About It

Jon Danielsson

A challenge to the conventional wisdom surrounding financial risk, providing insight into why easy solutions to control the financial system are doomed to fail. Finance brings prosperity and danger. We use...

June 28, 2022, Hardcover, $30.00

Perceptual Drift

Black Art and an Ethics of Looking

Key Jo Lee; With contributions by Christina Sharpe, Robin Coste Lewis, and Erica Moiah James

A powerful reframing of the study of Black art and the historical and contemporary status of Black livesPerceptual Drift offers a new interpretive model drawing on four key works of Black art in the Cleveland...

June 28, 2022, Hardcover, $45.00

Rodin in the United States

Confronting the Modern

Edited by Antoinette Le Normand-Romain; With essays by Christina Buley-Uribe, Patrick R. Crowley, C. D. Dickerson III, Laure de Margerie, Veronique Mattiussi, Elyse Nelson, and Jennifer A. Thompson; and chronology by Nora M. Rosengarten

A compelling examination of French sculptor Auguste Rodin from the perspective of his enthusiastic American audience This exhibition catalogue explores the American reception of French artist Auguste Rodin (1840...

June 28, 2022, Hardcover, $60.00

The Elizabethan Mind

Searching for the Self in an Age of Uncertainty

Helen Hackett

The first comprehensive guide to Elizabethan ideas about the mind What is the mind? How does it relate to the body and soul? These questions were as perplexing for the Elizabethans as they are for us today—although...

June 28, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

Competitive Arms Control

Nixon, Kissinger, and SALT, 1969-1972

John D. Maurer

The essential history of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) during the Nixon Administration How did Richard Nixon, a president so determined to compete for strategic nuclear advantage over the Soviet Union,...

June 28, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

A Movement in Every Direction

A Great Migration Critical Reader

Edited by Jessica Bell Brown and Ryan N. Dennis

Through images and texts both historical and contemporary, this book looks at the Great Migration and its profound and ongoing impact This thoughtful interweaving of text and imagery presents a variety of...

June 21, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $40.00

The Northern Silence

Journeys in Nordic Music and Culture

Andrew Mellor

An essential exploration of Nordic composers and musicians, and the distinctive culture that continues to shape them Once considered a musical backwater, the Nordic region is now a musical powerhouse. Conductors...

June 21, 2022, Hardcover, $30.00

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