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Victory at Sea

Naval Power and the Transformation of the Global Order in World War II

Paul Kennedy; With Paintings by Ian Marshall

In this engaging narrative, brought to life by marine artist Ian Marshall’s beautiful full-color paintings, historian Paul Kennedy grapples with the rise and fall of the Great Powers during World War II. Tracking the movements of the...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $37.50

Birmingham and the Black Country

Andy Foster, Nikolaus Pevsner, and Alexandra Wedgwood

This fully revised account of the buildings of the City of Birmingham, its suburbs and outskirts, and the adjacent Black Country explores an area rich in Victorian and Edwardian architecture. Even the small towns of the Black Country...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $85.00

Security and Conservation

The Politics of the Illegal Wildlife Trade

Rosaleen Duffy

Debates regarding environmental security risks have generally focused on climate change and geopolitical water conflicts. Biodiversity conservation, however, is increasingly identified as a critical contributor to national and global...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

Household Servants and Slaves

A Visual History, 1300–1700

The first book-length study of both images of ordinary household workers and their material culture, Household Servants and Slaves: A Visual History, 1300–1700 covers four hundred years and four continents, facilitating a...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $45.00

A Little History of Art

Charlotte Mullins

Why did our ancestors make art? What did art mean to them and what does their art mean for us today? Why is art even important at all?   Charlotte Mullins brings art to life by focusing on those who made it, from teenage...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $25.00

Lorca After Life

Noel Valis

There is something fundamentally unfinished about the life and work of Federico García Lorca (1898–1936), and not simply because his life ended abruptly. Noël Valis reveals how this quality gives shape to the ways in which he has been...

April 26, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

The Language of Beauty in African Art

Edited by Constantine Petridis; With contributions by Yaelle Biro, Herbert M. Cole, Kassim Kone, Babatunde Lawal, Constantine Petridis, Wilfried van Damme, and Susan Mullin Vogel

This ambitious publication centers indigenous perspectives on traditional artworks from Africa by focusing on the judgments and vocabularies of members of the communities who created and used them. It explores cross-cultural...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $65.00

Storied Stone

Reframing the Philadelphia Museum of Art's South Indian Temple Hall

Darielle Mason; With contributions by Crispin Branfoot, Eleanor B. H. Coates and Susan Pepper Treadway, Anna Lise Seastrand, and Archana Venkatesan

Storied Stone weaves together memories and scholarship to illuminate the multilayered history of the sole example of historical Indian stone temple architecture publicly displayed outside the subcontinent. While visiting...

April 26, 2022, PB-with Flaps, $40.00

Igshaan Adams

Desire Lines

Edited by Hendrik Folkerts; With contributions by Lynne Cooke, Isaac Facio, Hendrik Folkerts, Josh Ginsburg, Imam Muhsin Hendricks, Eusebius McKaiser, Kathryn Smith, Ocean Vuong, and Arnisa Zeqo, and a visual essay by Igshaan Adams

The book presents an early career survey of the work of Cape Town–based artist Igshaan Adams (b. 1982), showcasing his multimedia practice since 2009. In addition to exploring recurring motifs in his work—Arabic calligraphy, the rose,...

April 26, 2022, Paper, $30.00

Whitney Biennial 2022

David Breslin and Adrienne Edwards; With contributions by Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson, Percival Everett, Candice Hopkins, Zakiyyah Iman Jackson, Ben Lerner, Jovanna Venegas, Simone White, Kandis Williams/Cassandra Press, and Soyoung Yoon

The 2022 Whitney Biennial is accompanied by this landmark volume. Each of the Biennial’s participants is represented by a selected exhibition history, a bibliography, and imagery complemented by a personal statement or interview that...

April 26, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

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