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Beethoven

The Nine Symphonies that Changed Music

David Benjamin Levy

Beethoven’s symphonies loom large in the public imagination. The nine symphonies, including the Fifth, the Pastoral and the Choral are key to understanding Beethoven’s life and work – and are each regarded masterpieces in...

October 27, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

To Rule Eurasia’s Waves

The New Great Power Competition at Sea

Geoffrey F. Gresh

The first book to weave Eurasia together through the perspective of the oceans and seas   Eurasia’s emerging powers—India, China, and Russia—have increasingly embraced their maritime geographies as they...

October 27, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

The Athenaeum

'More Than Just Another London Club'

Michael Wheeler

A compelling history of the famous London club and its members’ impact on Britain’s scientific, creative, and official life When it was founded in 1824, the Athenæum broke the mold. Unlike in other...

October 27, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

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St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 3

St. Augustine; Translation, Annotation, and Commentary by Michael P. Foley

A fresh, new translation of Augustine’s third work as a Christian convert The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced...

October 27, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

Soliloquies

St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 4

St. Augustine; Translation, Annotation, and Commentary by Michael P. Foley

A fresh, new translation of Augustine’s fourth work as a Christian convert The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced...

October 27, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

Legions of Pigs in the Early Medieval West

Jamie Kreiner

An exploration of life in the early medieval West, using pigs as a lens to investigate agriculture, ecology, economy, and philosophy In the early medieval West, from North Africa to the British Isles, pigs...

October 27, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

Painting in Stone

Architecture and the Poetics of Marble from Antiquity to the Enlightenment

Fabio Barry

A sweeping history of premodern architecture told through the material of stone Spanning almost five millennia, Painting in Stone tells a new history of premodern architecture through the material of...

October 27, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

An Aristocracy of Critics

Luce, Hutchins, Niebuhr, and the Committee That Redefined Freedom of the Press

Stephen Bates

The story behind the 1940s Commission on Freedom of the Press—groundbreaking then, timelier than ever now In 1943, Time Inc. editor-in-chief Henry R. Luce sponsored the greatest collaboration of...

October 27, 2020, Hardcover, $28.00

Drugs and Thugs

The History and Future of America’s War on Drugs

Russell Crandall

A sweeping and highly readable work on the evolution of America’s domestic and global drug war How can the United States chart a path forward in the war on drugs? In Drugs and Thugs, Russell Crandall...

October 27, 2020, Paper, $40.00

Practical Form

Abstraction, Technique, and Beauty in Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics

Abigail Zitin

A groundbreaking study of the development of form in eighteenth-century aesthetics   In this original work, Abigail Zitin proposes a new history of the development of form as a concept in and for aesthetics...

October 27, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

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