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Aesthetic Painting in Britain and America

Collectors, Art Worlds, Networks

Melody Barnett Deusner

A thought-provoking look at Aesthetic painting and its relationship to the changing technological landscape In the 19th century, the Aesthetic movement exalted taste, the pursuit of beauty, and self...

November 17, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00

The Woman in White

Joanna Hiffernan and James McNeill Whistler

Margaret F. MacDonald; With contributions by Charles Brock, Joanna Dunn, Patricia de Montfort, Grischka Petri, Aileen Ribeiro, and Joyce Townsend

A fascinating look at the partnership of artist James McNeill Whistler and his chief model, Joanna Hiffernan, and the iconic works of art resulting from their life together In 1860 James McNeill Whistler ...

November 17, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $60.00

On the Viewing Platform

The Panorama between Canvas and Screen

Edited by Katie Trumpener and Tim Barringer

A wide-ranging study of the painted panorama’s influence on art, photography, and film This ambitious volume presents a multifaceted account of the legacy of the circular painted panorama and its far...

November 17, 2020, Hardcover, $75.00

Americans in Spain

Painting and Travel, 1820-1920

Brandon Ruud and Corey Piper; With contributions by Eugenia Afinoguenova, M. Elizabeth Boone, Valerie Ann Leeds, and Francesc Quilez Corella

The art and culture of Spain significantly influenced many of America’s most renowned 19th- and 20th-century artists. Mary Cassatt visited the country early in her career and first garnered the attention of the French...

November 17, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

On Democracy

Robert A. Dahl; With a New Preface and Introduction by Ian Shapiro

Written by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time, this book explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. In a new introduction to this Veritas edition, Ian Shapiro considers how Dahl would respond to the ongoing...

November 24, 2020, Paper, $20.00

The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 9

Catastrophe and Rebirth, 1939–1973

Edited by Samuel D. Kassow and David G. Roskies

An exploration of global Jewish responses to the years 1939 to 1973, a time of unprecedented destruction, dislocation, agency, and creativity. Volume 9 of the Posen Library covers the years 1939 to 1973, a...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $200.00

What Obergefell v. Hodges Should Have Said

The Nation's Top Legal Experts Rewrite America's Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Edited and with an Introduction by Jack M. Balkin; Contributions by Helen M. Alvaré, Jack M. Balkin,  William N. Eskridge, Katherine Franke, Robert P. George, Sherif Girgis, John C. Harrison, Andrew Koppelman, Melissa Murray, Douglas NeJaime, Catherine Smith, Reva B. Siegel, and Jeremy Waldron


Rewriting the Supreme Court’s landmark gay rights decision Jack Balkin and an all-star cast of legal scholars, sitting as a hypothetical Supreme Court, rewrite the famous 2015 opinion in Obergefell v....

November 24, 2020, Paper, $45.00

Heinrich Heine

Writing the Revolution

George Prochnik

A thematically rich, provocative, and lyrical study of one of Germany’s most important, world famous, and imaginative writers Heinrich Heine (1797–1856) was a virtuoso German poet, satirist, and visionary...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00

Migrants in the Profane

Critical Theory and the Question of Secularization

Peter E. Gordon

A beautifully written exploration of religion’s role in a secular, modern politics, by an accomplished scholar of critical theoryMigrants in the Profane takes its title from an intriguing remark by...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

Street Life in Renaissance Italy

Fabrizio Nevola

A radical new perspective on the dynamics of urban life in Renaissance Italy The cities of Renaissance Italy comprised a network of forces shaping both the urban landscape and those who inhabited it. In...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00