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Edward the Confessor

Last of the Royal Blood

Tom Licence

An authoritative life of Edward the Confessor, the monarch whose death sparked the invasion of 1066 One of the last kings of Anglo-Saxon England, Edward the Confessor regained the throne for the House of...

September 29, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

Survivors

Children's Lives After the Holocaust

Rebecca Clifford

Told for the first time from their perspective, the story of children who survived the chaos and trauma of the Holocaust How can we make sense of our lives when we do not know where we come from? This was a...

September 29, 2020, Hardcover, $28.00

The Emperor’s New Road

China and the Project of the Century

Jonathan E. Hillman

A prominent authority on China’s Belt and Road Initiative reveals the global risks lurking within Beijing’s project of the century China’s Belt and Road Initiative is the world’s most ambitious and...

September 29, 2020, Hardcover, $28.00

Fake Heritage

Why We Rebuild Monuments

John Darlington

The first survey of the many redesigned and imitation historical landmarks and objects that dot the globe What happens when the past—or, more specifically, a piece of cultural heritage—is fabricated? From...

September 29, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

Living Pictures

Jan van Eyck and Painting’s First Century

Noa Turel

A significant new interpretation of the emergence of Western pictorial realism When Jan van Eyck (c. 1390–1441) completed the revolutionary Ghent Altarpiece in 1432, it was unprecedented in European visual...

September 29, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

David King

Designer, Activist, Visual Historian

Rick Poynor

Exploring an unjustly overlooked figure in 20th-century British visual culture This book offers a comprehensive overview to the work and legacy of David King (1943–2016), whose fascinating career bridged...

September 29, 2020, Hardcover, $45.00

Swing Landscape

Stuart Davis and the Modernist Mural

Jennifer McComas; With an essay by Jody Patterson

An insightful study of the progressive politics animating a great work of modernist mural painting In 1936 the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Art Project commissioned Stuart Davis (1892–1964) to...

September 29, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00

Object Biographies

Collaborative Approaches to Ancient Mediterranean Art

Edited by John North Hopkins, Sarah Kielt Costello, and Paul R. Davis

A revealing look at ancient art in the Menil Collection that addresses the problem of objects lacking archaeological context This innovative presentation of ancient objects in the Menil Collection offers a...

September 29, 2020, Cloth over Board, $50.00

The Crusader Strategy

Defending the Holy Land

Steve Tibble

A new look at the crusaders, which shows how they pursued long-term plans and clear strategic goals Medieval states, and particularly crusader societies, often have been considered brutish and culturally...

September 29, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

Cursed Britain

A History of Witchcraft and Black Magic in Modern Times

Thomas Waters

The definitive history of how witchcraft and black magic have survived, through the modern era and into the present dayCursed Britain unveils the enduring power of witchcraft, curses and black magic...

September 29, 2020, Paper, $30.00

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