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Oblivion or Glory

1921 and the Making of Winston Churchill

David Stafford

An engaging and original account of 1921, a pivotal year for Churchill that had a lasting impact on his political and personal legacy After the tragic consequences of his involvement in the catastrophic...

February 23, 2021, Paper, $15.00

Yale French Studies, Number 137/138

North African Poetry in French

Edited by Thomas C. Connolly

Number 137/138 in Yale French Studies, this collection of essays examines poetry in French by authors from across the Maghreb Although in recent years Maghrebi literature written in French has...

February 23, 2021, Paper, $65.00

Fabrice Samyn

I Am?

Vinciane Despret, Pascal Rousseau, and Wivine de Traux

The first major monograph on the work of contemporary Belgian artist Fabrice Samyn Contemporary Belgian artist Fabrice Samyn (b. 1981) works in a wide variety of media, including painting, photography,...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $60.00

London and the Seventeenth Century

The Making of the World's Greatest City

Margarette Lincoln

The Gunpowder Plot, the Civil Wars, Charles I’s execution, the Plague, the Great Fire, the Restoration, and then the Glorious Revolution: the seventeenth century was one of the most momentous times in the history of Britain,...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

Bitter Shade

The Ecological Challenge of Human Consciousness

Michael R. Dove

A seminal anthropological work on the paradoxical relationship between human consciousness and the environment   This book asks an age-old question about the relationship between human consciousness and the...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $38.00

Slowdown

The End of the Great Acceleration—and Why It's Good for the Planet, the Economy, and Our Lives
Updated Edition

Danny Dorling; Illustrations by Kirsten McClure

The end of our high-growth world was underway well before COVID-19 arrived. In this powerful and timely argument, Danny Dorling demonstrates the benefits of a larger, ongoing societal slowdown Drawing from...

February 23, 2021, Paper, $16.00

James Castle

Memory Palace

John Beardsley

A fascinating new look at an extraordinary artist whose deafness led to an acute visual awareness and near photographic memory Self-taught artist James Castle (1899–1977) is primarily known for soot and...

March 2, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

Louise Bourgeois, Freud's Daughter

Philip Larratt-Smith; With an essay by Juliet Mitchell

From 1952 to 1985, Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010) underwent extensive Freudian analysis that probed her family history, marriage, motherhood, and artistic ambition—and generated inspiration for her artwork. Examining the impact...

March 2, 2021, Hardcover with Slipcase, $45.00

Object Lessons

The Bauhaus and Harvard

Edited by Laura Muir

A fresh look at the influential pedagogy and practice pioneered by the Bauhaus Founded by architect Walter Gropius (1883–1969) in 1919, the Bauhaus was the 20th century’s most influential school of art,...

March 2, 2021, Cloth over Board, $45.00

Ahlan wa Sahlan

Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners
Third Edition

Mahdi Alosh and Allen Clark

This textbook provides the first year of Arabic instruction in the Ahlan wa Sahlan program. Third edition revisions include the use of the pausal form, all-Arabic instruction beginning in Lesson 10, and updated depictions of...

March 9, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $78.00

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