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The Women Who Saved the English Countryside

Matthew Kelly

In Britain today, a mosaic of regulations protects the natural environment and guarantees public access to green spaces. But this was not always so. Over the last 150 years, activists have campaigned tirelessly for the right to roam...

May 10, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

Humour

Terry Eagleton

A compelling guide to the fundamental place of humour and comedy within Western culture—by one of its greatest exponents Written by an acknowledged master of comedy, this study reflects on the nature of...

May 10, 2022, Paper, $15.00

Glyn Philpot

Simon Martin; With an introduction by Alan Hollinghurst

Glyn Philpot (1884–1937) was a key figure in Modern British art in the first half of the twentieth century, whose work spanned Arts and Crafts illustration, Edwardian "Swagger" portraiture, Symbolism, and Art Deco Modernism. Drawing...

May 10, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

Ecology of Dakota Landscapes

Past, Present, and Future

W. Carter Johnson and Dennis H. Knight

W. Carter Johnson and Dennis H. Knight have blended the natural and human histories of the Northern Great Plains into a well-illustrated, comprehensive work. Covering a vast period of time, they move from geological developments...

May 10, 2022, PB-with Flaps, $45.00

The Return of the State

And Why it is Essential for our Health, Wealth and Happiness

Graeme Garrard

For decades now wealth and power have been shifting from states to markets. This experiment has been a failure for all but a privileged few. But this trend is beginning to reverse, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has seen...

May 10, 2022, Hardcover, $25.00

Thomas Jefferson

A Biography of Spirit and Flesh

Thomas S. Kidd

Thomas Jefferson was arguably the most brilliant and inspiring political writer in American history. But the ethical realities of his personal life and political career did not live up to his soaring rhetoric. Indeed, three tensions...

May 10, 2022, Hardcover, $30.00

The Book of Mormon

The Earliest Text
Second Edition

Edited by Royal Skousen; Translated by Joseph Smith

First published in 1830, the Book of Mormon is the authoritative scripture of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Over the past thirty years, editor Royal Skousen has pored over Joseph Smith’s original manuscripts and...

May 10, 2022, Paper, $22.00

Martine Syms: Neural Swamp

The Future Fields Commission in Time-Based Media

Edited by Irene Calderoni and Amanda Sroka; With an essay by Christina Sharpe

New commissioned work by an important American contemporary artist using a multidisciplinary approach to examine issues of race and identity Produced for the Future Fields Commission in Time-Based Media by the...

May 3, 2022, PB-with Flaps, $25.00

Alain Locke and the Visual Arts

Kobena Mercer

Critic and theorist Alain Locke (1885–1954) was a foundational figure of the Harlem Renaissance who argued that changing self-perceptions among Black artists and writers would alter America’s view of itself as a whole. Offering a new...

May 3, 2022, Hardcover, $50.00

English Garden Eccentrics

Three Hundred Years of Extraordinary Groves, Burrowings, Mountains and Menageries

Todd Longstaffe-Gowan

In his new book, Todd Longstaffe-Gowan looks at a series of unique gardens made by English eccentrics in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Their unusual creators—from the superstitious antiquary William Stukeley (d.1765), to...

May 3, 2022, Hardcover, $40.00

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