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Claretta

Mussolini's Last Lover

R. J. B. Bosworth

A master historian illuminates the tumultuous relationship of Il Duce and his young lover Claretta, whose extraordinarily intimate diaries only recently have become available Few deaths are as gruesome and...

July 20, 2021, Paper, $20.00

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

Third Edition

Jonathan Rose

This is a landmark intellectual history of Britain’s working classes from the preindustrial era to the twentieth century. Drawing on workers’ memoirs, social surveys, library registers, and more, Jonathan Rose uncovers which...

July 20, 2021, Paper, $22.00

Hubbub

Filth, Noise, and Stench in England, 1600-1770

Emily Cockayne

A not-for-the-squeamish journey back through the centuries to urban England, where the streets are crowded, noisy, filthy, and reeking of smoke and decay Modern city-dwellers suffer their share of...

July 20, 2021, Paper, $18.00

Yale French Studies, Number 139

Photography and the Body in Nineteenth-Century France

Edited by Anne E. Linton and Raisa Rexer

The first Yale French Studies issue on photography, examining French photography's place in art, identity, and society through a lens of diversity and interdisciplinary investigation In its first issue on...

July 20, 2021, Paper, $65.00

Trading with the Enemy

Britain, France, and the 18th-Century Quest for a Peaceful World Order

John Shovlin

A ground-breaking account of British and French efforts to channel their eighteenth-century geopolitical rivalry into peaceful commercial competition Britain and France waged war eight times in the century...

July 13, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Collecting Inspiration

Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co.

Edited by Medill Higgins Harvey

The first publication to examine the pioneering designer and prolific collector who led Tiffany & Co. to creative and commercial success Edward C. Moore (1827–1891) was the creative leader who brought...

July 13, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

Nikolai Astrup

Visions of Norway

Edited by MaryAnne Stevens; With essays by Frances Carey, Jay A. Clarke, Robert Ferguson, and MaryAnne Stevens, a chronology by Kesia E. Halvorsrud, and a prologue by Karl Ove Knausgard

A compelling introduction to the life and artistic output of a trailblazing Norwegian painter, printmaker, and horticulturist Nikolai Astrup (1880–1928) was a highly individual Norwegian Modernist artist...

July 13, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Jacqueline de Jong

The Ultimate Kiss

Devrim Bayar, Annabelle Ténèze, Dirk Snauwaert, Alfredo Cramerotti, Xander Karskens, Juliette Desorgues, Alison M. Gingeras, and Niña Weijers

A fresh look at the multidimensional career of the Dutch avant-garde artist Dutch avant-garde artist Jacqueline de Jong (b. 1939) is best known for her involvement in the Situationist International and for her...

July 13, 2021, Paper, $45.00

Enlightened Eclecticism

The Grand Design of the 1st Duke and Duchess of Northumberland

A beautifully illustrated exploration of opulent tastes and the power of patronage in 18th-century Britain The central decades of the 18th century in Britain were crucial to the history of European taste and design....

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

Private Lives

Home and Family in the Art of the Nabis, Paris, 1889-1900

Mary Weaver Chapin and Heather Lemonedes Brown; With contributions by Francesca Berry, Francesca Brittan, Kathleen Kete, and Saskia Ooms

Four “prophets” of art whose luminous work unfolds the mysteries of domestic life In 1889, avant-garde artists in Paris formed a brotherhood to promote a radical new direction in art. Adopting the name Nabis—Hebrew...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

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