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The Italian Renaissance Altarpiece

Between Icon and Narrative

David Ekserdjian

The comprehensive study of the Italian Renaissance altarpiece from the 13th to the early 17th century The altarpiece is one of the most distinctive and remarkable art forms of the Renaissance period. It is difficult...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $75.00

From Sarah to Sydney

The Woman Behind All-of-a-Kind Family

June Cummins; With Alexandra Dunietz

The untold life story of All-of-a-Kind Family author Sydney Taylor, highlighting her dramatic influence on American children’s literature This is the first and only biography of Sydney Taylor (1904–1978),...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

A Writing Guide for Learners of Chinese

Qin Herzberg and Larry Herzberg with Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim and Jennifer Redmann

An accessible guide to writing Chinese at the intermediate level This guide is an easy way to add more writing practice to the intermediate Chinese curriculum, helping Chinese learners express themselves correctly...

June 22, 2021, Paper, $37.50

Mathematical Models in the Biosciences I

Michael Frame

An award-winning professor’s introduction to essential concepts of calculus and mathematical modeling for students in the biosciences This book introduces mathematical modeling to bioscience students, with first...

June 22, 2021, Paper, $45.00

Solving Public Problems

A Practical Guide to Fix Our Government and Change Our World

Beth Simone Noveck

How to take advantage of technology, data, and the collective wisdom in our communities to design powerful solutions to contemporary problems The challenges societies face today, from inequality to climate change to...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Strange Natures

Conservation in the Era of Synthetic Biology

Kent H. Redford and William M. Adams

A groundbreaking examination of the implications of synthetic biology for biodiversity conservation Nature almost everywhere survives on human terms. The distinction between what is natural and what is human-made,...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

The New World Written

Selected Poems

Maria Baranda; Translated from the Spanish; Edited by Paul Hoover

A lyrical collection of the finest poems by a leading Mexican poet, superbly translated for English readers The poetry of María Baranda is a haunting homage to the natural world: transcendent in scope, attentive to...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Introduction to the Apocrypha

Jewish Books in Christian Bibles

Lawrence M. Wills

An ambitious introduction to the Apocrypha that encourages readers to reimagine what “canon” really means Challenging the way Christian and non-Christian readers think about the Apocrypha, this is an ambitious...

June 22, 2021, Paper, $38.00

Greater American Camera

Making Modernism in Mexico

Monica Bravo

An engaging investigation of how the relationships between four U.S. photographers and Mexican artists forged new developments in modernism Photographers Edward Weston, Tina Modotti, Paul Strand, and Helen Levitt...

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

The first book to bring together the key writings and speeches of civil rights activist Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander – the first Black American economist In 1921, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander became the first...

June 15, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00