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Strange Natures

Conservation in the Era of Synthetic Biology

Kent H. Redford and William M. Adams

Nature almost everywhere survives on human terms. The distinction between what is natural and what is human-made, which has informed conservation for centuries, has become blurred. When scientists can use synthetic biology to reshape...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

Joseph E. Yoakum

What I Saw

Edited by Mark Pascale, Esther Adler, and Edouard Kopp; With contributions by Esther Adler, Kathleen Ash-Milby, Mary Broadway, Clara Granzotto, Edouard Kopp, Faheem Majeed, Laura Minton, Emily Olek, Mark Pascale, and Ken Sutherland

Much of Joseph Elmer Yoakum’s story comes from the artist himself—and is almost too fantastic to believe. At a young age, Yoakum (1891–1972) traveled the globe with numerous circuses; he later served in a segregated noncombat regiment...

June 15, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Greater American Camera

Making Modernism in Mexico

Monica Bravo

Photographers Edward Weston, Tina Modotti, Paul Strand, and Helen Levitt were among the U.S. artists who traveled to Mexico during the interwar period seeking a community more receptive to the radical premises of modern art. Looking...

June 15, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

Democracy, Race, and Justice

The Speeches and Writings of Sadie T. M. Alexander

Sadie T. M. Alexander; Edited by Nina Banks

In 1921, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander became the first Black American to gain a Ph.D. in economics. She was an attorney, economist, and civil rights activist in the oppressive and discriminatory landscape of mid-twentieth-century...

June 15, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Afterlives

Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art

Darsie Alexander and Sam Sackeroff; Essays by Julia Voss and Mark Wasiuta

By the end of World War II an estimated one million artworks and 2.5 million books had been seized from their owners by Nazi forces; many were destroyed. The artworks and cultural artifacts that survived have traumatic,...

June 8, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Divine Accounting

Theo-Economics in Early Christianity

Jennifer A. Quigley

Jennifer Quigley shows how the divine was an active participant in the economic spheres of the ancient Mediterranean world. Gods and goddesses were represented as owning goods, holding accounts, and producing wealth. This book argues...

June 8, 2021, Hardcover, $85.00

Asteroids

How Love, Fear, and Greed Will Determine Our Future in Space

Martin Elvis

Human travel into space is an enormously expensive and unforgiving endeavor. So why go? In this accessible and authoritative book, astrophysicist Martin Elvis argues that the answer is the asteroid exploration, for motives of love,...

June 8, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Sodom and Gomorrah

In Search of Lost Time, Volume 4

Marcel Proust; Edited and Annotated by William C. Carter

Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time is considered by many to be the greatest novel of the twentieth century. The fourth volume, Sodom and Gomorrah, is notable for its pioneering discussion of homosexuality. After...

June 8, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $85.00

Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment

Donald L. Horowitz

Enhancing prospects for democracy is an important objective in the process of creating a new constitution. Donald L. Horowitz argues that constitutional processes ought to be geared to securing commitment to democracy by those who...

June 4, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Warda

A Novel

Sonallah Ibrahim; Translated from the Arabic by Hosam Aboul-Ela

1950s Cairo. At a leftist meeting, idealistic journalist Rushdy encounters the enchanting Warda, along with her older brother Yaarib. Years later, after Warda goes mysteriously missing, Rushdy immerses himself in her diaries in a...

June 1, 2021, Hardcover, $28.00

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