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Innovation Bureaucracies

Let's Make the State Entrepreneurial

Rainer Kattel, Wolfgang Drechsler, and Erkki Karo

From self-driving cars to smart grids, new technologies are already significantly changing the way we live. Surprisingly, some of the time, it is governments driving this change. Rainer Kattel, Wolfgang Drechsler...

November 29, 2022, Hardcover, $40.00

The Tudors

Art and Majesty in Renaissance England

Elizabeth Cleland and Adam Eaker; With contributions by Marjorie E. Wieseman and Sarah Bochicchio

Ruling successively from 1485 through 1603, the five Tudor monarchs brought changes to England that reverberated throughout Europe.  This book provides a rare, comprehensive look at how Tudor artistic patronage legitimized...

November 15, 2022, Hardcover, $65.00

Vittore Carpaccio

Master Storyteller of Renaissance Venice

Peter Humfrey; With contributions by Andrea Bellieni, Linda Borean, Joanna Dunn, Deborah Howard, Sara Menato, Susannah Rutherglen, and Catherine Whistler

An authoritative and comprehensive celebration of the life and work of one of the most prominent artists of the Venetian Renaissance Meticulously researched and luxuriously illustrated, this volume offers a...

November 8, 2022, Hardcover, $60.00

Van Gogh in America

Edited by Jill Shaw; With essays by Rachel Esner, Joost van der Hoeven, Julia Krikke, Jill Shaw, Susan Alyson Stein, Chris Stolwijk, and Roelie Zwikker, and a chronology by Dorota Chudzicka

A fascinating exploration of the introduction of Vincent van Gogh’s work to the United States Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) is one of the most iconic artists in the world, and how he became a household name...

November 1, 2022, Hardcover, $49.95

Beethoven

The Nine Symphonies that Changed Music

David Benjamin Levy

Beethoven’s symphonies loom large in the public imagination. The nine symphonies, including the Fifth, the Pastoral and the Choral are key to understanding Beethoven’s life and work – and are each regarded masterpieces in...

October 25, 2022, Hardcover, $30.00

Cubism and the Trompe l'Oeil Tradition

Emily Braun and Elizabeth Cowling; With contributions by Claire Le Thomas and Rachel Mustalish

Delightfully original, this book establishes Cubism’s intrinsic connection to the traditional art of pictorial illusion The age-old artistic tradition of illusionistic realism known as trompe l’oeil (...

October 18, 2022, Hardcover, $50.00

Bletchley Park and D-Day

David Kenyon

The untold story of Bletchley Park's key role in the success of the Normandy campaign Since the secret of Bletchley Park was revealed in the 1970s, the work of its codebreakers has become one of the most...

May 24, 2022, Paper, $18.00

Glyn Philpot

Simon Martin; With an introduction by Alan Hollingworth

Glyn Philpot (1884–1937) was a key figure in Modern British art in the first half of the twentieth century. His work spans Arts and Crafts illustration, Edwardian ‘Swagger’ portraiture, Symbolism, and Art Deco Modernism. Drawing on...

May 10, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

Humour

Terry Eagleton

A compelling guide to the fundamental place of humour and comedy within Western culture—by one of its greatest exponents Written by an acknowledged master of comedy, this study reflects on the nature of...

May 10, 2022, Paper, $15.00

Raphael

David Ekserdjian and Tom Henry

Among the great figures of the Italian Renaissance, Raphael (1483–1520)  is unarguably the artist who has been most widely and consistently admired across the centuries. He had an extraordinary and perhaps unrivaled capacity...

March 1, 2022, Hardcover, $50.00

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