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Allah

God in the Qur’an
Gabriel Said Reynolds

The central figure of the Qur’an is not Muhammad but Allah. The Qur’an, Islam’s sacred scripture, is marked above all by its call to worship Allah, and Allah alone. Yet who is the God of the Qur’an? What distinguishes the qur...

March 3, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

Building the Caliphate

Construction, Destruction, and Sectarian Identity in Early Fatimid Architecture
Jennifer A. Pruitt

This groundbreaking study investigates the early architecture of the Fatimids, an Ismaili Shi‘i Muslim dynasty that dominated the Mediterranean world from the 10th to the 12th century. This period, considered a golden age of...

March 10, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

Gerhard Richter

Painting After All
Sheena Wagstaff and Benjamin H.D. Buchloh; With contributions by Briony Fer, Hal Foster, Peter Geimer, Brinda Kumar, and Andre Rottmann

Over the course of his acclaimed 60-year career, Gerhard Richter (b. 1932) has employed both figuration and abstraction as means to reckon with the legacy, collective memory, and national sensibility of post–Second World War...

March 10, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

Life Magazine and the Power of Photography

Edited by Katherine A. Bussard and Kristen Gresh

From the Great Depression to the Vietnam War, the vast majority of photographs printed and consumed in the United States appeared on the pages of illustrated magazines. Offering an in-depth look at the photography featured in...

March 10, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

Painting Edo

Selections from the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art
Rachel Saunders and Yukio Lippit

Japan’s Edo period (1615–1868) witnessed the arrival of peace after centuries of warfare, together with economic prosperity, population growth, and increased urbanization. The arts of the period flourished, reflecting and...

March 10, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $35.00

Bernard Leach

Life and Work
Emmanuel Cooper

Widely recognized as the father of studio pottery, Bernard Leach (1887–1979) played a pioneering role in creating an identity for artist potters in Britain and around the world. Born in the East (Hong Kong) and educated in...

March 10, 2020, Paper, $35.00

Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves

A History of American Environmental Policy, Third Edition
Richard N. L. Andrews

March 17, 2020, Paper, $45.00

Why Writing Matters

Nicholas Delbanco

In this new contribution to Yale University Press’s Why X Matters series, a distinguished writer and scholar tackles central questions of the discipline of writing. Drawing on his own experience with mentors such as John...

March 17, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00

Arms and Influence

Thomas C. Schelling; With an Introduction by Anne-Marie Slaughter

Traditionally, Americans have viewed war as an alternative to diplomacy, and military strategy as the science of victory.  Today, however, in our world of nuclear weapons, military power is not so much exercised  as...

March 17, 2020, Paper, $20.00

The Eastern Orthodox Church

A New History
John Anthony McGuckin

In this short, accessible account of the Eastern Orthodox Church, John McGuckin begins by tackling the question “What is the Church?” His answer is a clear, historically and theologically rooted portrait of what the Church is...

March 17, 2020, Hardcover, $32.50

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