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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...

June 29, 2021, Paper, $18.00

Palaces of Pleasure

From Music Halls to the Seaside to Football, How the Victorians Invented Mass Entertainment

Lee Jackson

An energetic and exhilarating account of the Victorian entertainment industry, its extraordinary success and enduring impact The Victorians invented mass entertainment. As the nineteenth century’s growing...

June 29, 2021, Paper, $18.00

Words as Grain

New and Selected Poems

Duo Duo; Translated from the Chinese and Edited by Lucas Klein

A leading poet from the Cultural Revolution to the present day, Duo Duo is one of China’s most influential contemporary writers. He began writing in the 1970s. His poetic vision matured in Beijing in the 1980s and during his exile in...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

How the Just So Stories Were Made

The Brilliance and Tragedy Behind Kipling’s Celebrated Tales for Little Children

John Batchelor

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00

An Ocean of Wealth

The Rise of the East India Company, 1550-1625

David Howarth

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

Condemned

The Transported Men, Women and Children Who Built Britain's Empire

Graham Seal

In the early seventeenth century, Britain took ruthless steps to deal with its unwanted citizens, forcibly removing men, women, and children from their homelands and sending them to far-flung corners of the empire to be sold...

May 18, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

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...

May 4, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Conversations with God—Copernicus by Jan Matejko

Christopher Riopelle, Owen Gingerich, and Andrzej Szczerski

Largely unknown outside his homeland, Jan Matejko (1838–93) is widely regarded as the national painter of Poland, where he is revered for his huge minutely detailed depictions of key moments in the nation’s history....

May 4, 2021, PB-Flexibound, $30.00

Durer's Journeys

Travels of a Renaissance Artist

Susan Foister and Peter van den Brink

In 1520, Albrecht Du¨rer (1471–1528) left Nuremberg for a year-long journey, settling in Antwerp, the most cosmopolitan city in western Europe. Du¨rer’s travel journal records his pursuit of commissions and details his visits...

May 4, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Northern Ireland

The Elusive Peace
New Edition

Feargal Cochrane

In this thoughtful and engaging book, Feargal Cochrane looks at Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” from the late 1960s to the present day. He explains why, a decade and a half after the peace process ended in political...

May 4, 2021, Paper, $20.00

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