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Birmingham and the Black Country

Andy Foster, Nikolaus Pevsner, and Alexandra Wedgwood

The latest revised volume in the Pevsner Architectural Guides, covering Birmingham and the towns and settlements of the Black Country This fully revised account of the buildings of the City of Birmingham, its...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $85.00

Security and Conservation

The Politics of the Illegal Wildlife Trade

Rosaleen Duffy

An exploration of the scale, practical reality, and future implications of the growing integration of biodiversity conservation with global security concerns Debates regarding environmental security risks have...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

The War on Music

Reclaiming the Twentieth Century

John Mauceri

A prominent conductor explores how aesthetic criteria masked the political goals of countries during the three great wars of the past century This book offers a major reassessment of classical music in the twentieth...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $28.00

A Little History of Art

Charlotte Mullins

A thrilling journey through 100,000 years of art, from the origins of mark making to art’s pivotal role in culture today Why did our ancestors make art? What did art mean to them and what does their art mean for us...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $25.00

Lorca After Life

Noel Valis

A reflection on Federico García Lorca’s life, his haunting death, and the fame that reinvigorated the marvelous in the modern world There is something fundamentally unfinished about the life and work of Federico...

April 26, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

The Language of Beauty in African Art

Edited by Constantine Petridis; With contributions by Yaelle Biro, Herbert M. Cole, Kassim Kone, Babatunde Lawal, Constantine Petridis, Wilfried van Damme, and Susan Mullin Vogel

Displacing Western values in scholarship and museum interpretation over the past century through an exploration of traditional African artworks and aesthetic vocabularies This ambitious publication centers...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $65.00

The Cromer Collection of Nineteenth-Century French Photography

With contributions by Sylvie Aubenas, Eleonore Challine, Ellen Handy, Jacob W. Lewis, Anne de Mondenard, and Heather A. Shannon

A deep dive into the pioneering collection of nineteenth-century French photographs, equipment, and ephemera, which is a cornerstone of the George Eastman Museum In the early twentieth century, Parisian photographer...

April 26, 2022, Hardcover, $65.00

Blooming Flowers

A Seasonal History of Plants and People

Kasia Boddy

An evocative and richly illustrated exploration of flowers and how, over the centuries, they have given us so much sustenance, meaning, and pleasure“From the meaning of carnations in Sex and the City

April 19, 2022, Paper, $15.00

The First Irish Cities

An Eighteenth-Century Transformation

David Dickson

The untold story of a group of Irish cities and their remarkable development before the age of industrialization A backward corner of Europe in 1600, Ireland was transformed during the following centuries....

April 19, 2022, Paper, $25.00

Nonconformers

A New History of Self-Taught Artists

Lisa Slominski; With contributions by Michael Bonesteel, Mamadou Cisse, Sophia Cosmadopoulos, Tom di Maria, Jo Farb Hernandez, Cheryl Finley, Katherine Jentleson, Phillip March Jones, Sarah Lombardi, John Maizels, William Scott, and George Widener

A global history of self-taught artists advocating for a nuanced understanding of modern and contemporary art often challenged by the establishment When the art world has paid attention to makers from outside the...

April 19, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

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