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Ray Johnson c/o

Edited by Caitlin Haskell with Jordan Carter

An engaging and scholarly introduction to the wide-ranging work of a pioneering 20th-century artist Ray Johnson (1927–1995) was a celebrated maker of small-scale collages whose works influenced movements...

February 16, 2021, Hardcover, $60.00

Innovation Bureaucracies

Let's Make the State Entrepreneurial

Rainer Kattel, Wolfgang Drechsler, and Erkki Karo

Rainer Kattel is Estonian academy research professor, Wolfgang Drechsler is professor of governance, and Erkki Karo is director and senior research fellow at the Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance at...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Social Constellations and Settlement Practice

The Archaeology of Non-Urban Complexity in Southeastern Burkina Faso

Daphne E. Gallagher

This volume explores the relationships among political strategies, economic practices, and land use in a region inhabited by precolonial West African Gulmance kingdoms. It proposes that variability in farming practices and landscape...

February 23, 2021, Paper, $35.00

Liberty in the Things of God

The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom

Robert Louis Wilken

From one of the leading historians of Christianity comes this sweeping reassessment of religious freedom, from the church fathers to John Locke“Robert Louis Wilken’s new masterpiece.”—George Weigel, ...

February 23, 2021, Paper, $16.00

Reclaiming Patriotism in an Age of Extremes

Steven B. Smith

The concept of patriotism has fallen on hard times. What was once a value that united Americans has become so politicized by both the left and the right that it threatens to rip apart the social fabric. On the right, patriotism has...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $28.00

Empire of Silver

A New Monetary History of China

Jin Xu; Translated by Stacy Mosher

This revelatory account of the ways silver shaped Chinese history shows how an obsession with “white metal” held China back from financial modernization. First used as currency during the Song dynasty in around 900 CE, silver...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

What’s Wrong with Economics?

A Primer for the Perplexed

Robert Skidelsky

A passionate and informed critique of mainstream economics from one of the leading economic thinkers of our time This insightful book looks at how mainstream economics’ quest for scientific certainty has...

February 23, 2021, Paper, $15.00

Nature Inside

Plants and Flowers in the Modern Interior

Penny Sparke

From ferns in 19th-century British parlors to contemporary “living walls” in commercial spaces, plants and flowers have long been incorporated into the design of public and private spaces. Spanning two centuries, Nature...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

The Orphanage

A Novel

Serhiy Zhadan; Translated from the Ukrainian by Reilly Costigan-Humes and Isaac Stackhouse Wheeler

A devastating story of the struggle of civilians caught up in the conflict in eastern Ukraine Recalling the brutal landscape of The Road and the wartime storytelling of A Farewell to Arms, The...

February 23, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $18.00

Allora & Calzadilla Specters of Noon

Michelle White and Roberto Tejada; With contributions by Julie Ault, Elizabeth DeLoughrey, Daniel Immerwahr, David Lang, Gerardo Mosquera, Molly Nesbit, Mari Carmen Ramirez, and Maria Stavrinaki

The Puerto Rico–based collaborative duo Allora & Calzadilla created Specters of Noon as a group of seven large-scale works specifically for the Menil Collection. The ensemble is orchestrated around the idea of solar...

February 23, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $60.00