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Picture Ecology

Art and Ecocriticism in Planetary Perspective

Edited by Karl Kusserow

A diverse set of contributions to the expanding field of ecocritical studies Seeking a broad reexamination of visual culture through the lenses of ecocriticism, environmental justice, and animal studies,...

January 12, 2021, Paper, $45.00

The Great Mongol Shahnameh

Robert Hillenbrand

A detailed study of the Great Mongol Shahnameh, considered to be the greatest of all Persian illustrated manuscripts?The Great Mongol Shahnameh is widely considered to be the definitive version of...

January 12, 2021, Hardcover, $95.00

Italian Paintings in the Norton Simon Museum

The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Nicholas Penny

A handsome introduction to one of the most important collections of Italian art in the United States The preeminent collector Norton Simon amassed more than 100 Italian paintings during his 35-year career,...

January 12, 2021, Hardcover, $75.00

The Volga

A History

Janet M. Hartley

The longest river in Europe, the Volga stretches over three and a half thousand km from the heart of Russia to the Caspian Sea, separating west from east. The river has played a crucial role in the history of the peoples who...

January 12, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Samuel Johnson

Selected Works
The Yale Edition

Samuel Johnson; Edited by Robert DeMaria, Jr., Stephen Fix, and Howard D. Weinbrot

A one-volume collection of the prose and poetry of eighteenth-century Britain&#ldquo;s pre-eminent lexicographer, critic, biographer, and poet Samuel Johnson Samuel Johnson was eighteenth-century Britain’s pre...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Mechanisms of Loss

Two Novellas

Michel Fais; Translated from the Greek by David Connolly; Foreword by Katerina Schina; Afterword by Vangelis Hatzivasileiou

A duet of provocative novellas that examine contemporary Greek identity, translated by one of the foremost experts in Greek literature From esteemed Greek writer Michel Faïs comes a pair of novellas that...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

Yale French Studies, Number 137/138

North African Poetry in French

Edited by Thomas C. Connolly

Number 137/138 in Yale French Studies, this collection of essays examines poetry in French by authors from across the Maghreb Although in recent years Maghrebi literature written in French has...

January 5, 2021, Paper, $65.00

Vagrant Figures

Law, Literature, and the Origins of the Police

Sal Nicolazzo

In this innovative book examining eighteenth-century literary treatments of policing and vagrancy, Nicolazzo reveals the narrative, textual, and rhetorical practices that shaped the purview and scope of policing long before...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

Founding God’s Nation

Reading Exodus

Leon R. Kass

A chapter-by-chapter explanation of the Book of Exodus, revealing its wisdom about nation building and people formation In this long-awaited follow-up to his 2003 book on Genesis, biblical scholar Leon Kass...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Idi Amin

The Story of Africa's Icon of Evil

Mark Leopold

The first serious full-length biography of modern Africa’s most famous dictator Idi Amin began his career in the British army in colonial Uganda, and worked his way up the ranks before seizing power in a...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00

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