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Blake's Printed Paintings

Methods, Origins, Meanings

Joseph Viscomi

Among William Blake’s (1757–1827) most widely recognized and highly regarded works as an artist are twelve color printed drawings, or monoprints, conceived and executed in 1795. This book investigates these masterworks, explaining...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

The Seas and the Mobility of Islamic Art

Edited by Radha Dalal, Sean Roberts and Jochen Sokoly

The seas have long served as both connective tissue for and barriers between intellectual, social, and artistic traditions. Nowhere is this dual role more evident than within the visual and material cultures of the Islamic world. This...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $70.00

Vivienne Westwood

The Complete Collections

Alexander Fury

“The only reason I’m in fashion is to destroy the word ‘conformity,’” Vivienne Westwood (b. 1941) declared early in her career. With her provocative synthesis of historic British fashion, classic painting aesthetics, and punk culture,...

June 30, 2021, Cloth over Board, $75.00

Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism

Kathryn Tanner

One of the world’s most celebrated theologians argues for a Protestant anti-work ethic In his classic The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, Max Weber famously showed how Christian...

June 29, 2021, Paper, $30.00

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

Kindred Voices

A Literary History of Medieval Anatolia

Michael Pifer

Michael Pifer explores how Muslim and Christian poets of Anatolia grappled with the stunning cultural diversity of their region, home not only to Armenians and Greeks, but also to Persians, Turks, Arabs, Mongols, Jews, and others....

June 29, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

Grey Wars

A Contemporary History of U.S. Special Operations

N. W. Collins

This original and accessible book is a comprehensive, authoritative analysis of U.S. Special Operations.   U.S. Special Operations Command trains and equips units to undertake select military activities, frequently high...

June 29, 2021, Hardcover, $28.00

Hidden Laws

How State Constitutions Stabilize American Politics

Robinson Woodward-Burns

State constitution reform guides and stabilizes American constitutional and political development. Using data sets and historical case studies, Robinson Woodward-Burns shows how the federal government has repeatedly deferred to state...

June 29, 2021, Paper, $45.00

County Durham

Martin Roberts, Nikolaus Pevsner, and Elizabeth Williamson

This volume surveys one of northern England’s most varied and rewarding counties. County Durham, flanked by the rivers Tyne and Tees, boasts Durham Cathedral, England’s most impressive Norman church, located unforgettably...

June 29, 2021, Hardcover, $85.00

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...

June 29, 2021, Paper, $18.00