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Joseph Wright of Derby

Painter of Darkness

Matthew Craske

A revelatory study of one of the 18th century’s greatest artists, which places him in relation to the darker side of the English Enlightenment Joseph Wright of Derby (1734–1797), though conventionally known...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

Past and Prologue

Politics and Memory in the American Revolution

Michael D. Hattem

How American colonists reinterpreted their British and colonial histories to help establish political and cultural independence from Britain In Past and Prologue, Michael Hattem shows how colonists’...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

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

A Question of Freedom

The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War

William G. Thomas III

The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history For over seventy years and five generations, the enslaved families of Prince George’s County, Maryland, filed...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

Ceramics of Iran

Islamic Pottery in the Sarikhani Collection

Oliver Watson; With contributions by Moujan Matin and Will Kwiatkowski

A beautifully illustrated showcase of the rich and varied ceramic tradition of Iran Featuring a broad selection of objects from one of the most distinguished collections of Iranian art, this volume brings...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

The Dead of the Irish Revolution

Eunan O'Halpin and Daithi O Corrain

The first comprehensive account to record and analyze all deaths arising from the Irish revolution between 1916 and 1921 This account covers the turbulent period from the 1916 Rising to the Anglo-Irish...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

The Last Slave Ships

New York and the End of the Middle Passage

John Harris

A stunning behind-the-curtain look into the last years of the illegal transatlantic slave trade in the United States Long after the transatlantic slave trade was officially outlawed by every major slave...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

Vietnam

Rising Dragon
Revised Edition, Revised and Updated

Bill Hayton

A much-needed behind-the-scenes survey of an emerging Asian power The eyes of the West have recently been trained on China and India, but Vietnam is rising fast among its Asian peers. A breathtaking period of...

November 24, 2020, Paper, $18.00

We Alone

How Humans Have Conquered the Planet and Can Also Save It

David Western

A thoughtful exploration of how humans have endangered the Earth but can pull it back from the brink, as told by a renowned conservationist This personal and thoughtful book by renowned Kenya...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

A World Out of Reach

Dispatches from Life under Lockdown

Edited and with an Introduction by Meghan O'Rourke

In beautifully written and powerfully thought prose, A World Out of Reach offers a crucial record of the cataclysmic spring of 2020—a record for us to share with one another, and for posterity, in the voices of writers...

November 24, 2020, Paper, $15.00

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