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The Gnostic Scriptures

Translated with Annotations and Introductions by Bentley Layton with Additions and Revisions by David Brakke

A collection of extra-biblical scriptures written by the gnostics, updated with three ancient texts including the recently discovered Gospel of Judas This definitive introduction to the gnostic...

May 25, 2021, Paper, $45.00

Object Lessons

The Bauhaus and Harvard

Edited by Laura Muir

A fresh look at the influential pedagogy and practice pioneered by the Bauhaus Founded by architect Walter Gropius (1883–1969) in 1919, the Bauhaus was the 20th century’s most influential school of art,...

May 25, 2021, Cloth over Board, $45.00

Picture Ecology

Art and Ecocriticism in Planetary Perspective

Edited by Karl Kusserow

A diverse set of contributions to the expanding field of ecocritical studies Seeking a broad reexamination of visual culture through the lenses of ecocriticism, environmental justice, and animal studies,...

May 25, 2021, Paper, $45.00

Words as Grain

New and Selected Poems

Duo Duo; Translated from the Chinese and Edited by Lucas Klein

An authoritative new collection by one of China's most lauded poets  A leading poet from the Cultural Revolution to the present day, Duo Duo is one of China’s most influential contemporary writers. He began writing...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

A Life Together

Lucas Alaman and Mexico, 1792-1853

Eric Van Young

An eminent historian’s biography of one of Mexico’s most prominent statesmen, thinkers, and writers Lucas Alamán (1792–1853) was the most prominent statesman, political economist, and historian in nineteenth-century...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

The Science of Abolition

How Slaveholders Became the Enemies of Progress

Eric Herschthal

A revealing look at how antislavery scientists and Black and white abolitionists used scientific ideas to discredit slaveholders In the context of slavery, science is usually associated with slaveholders’ scientific...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

How the Just So Stories Were Made

The Brilliance and Tragedy Behind Kipling’s Celebrated Tales for Little Children

John Batchelor

A fascinating, richly illustrated exploration of the poignant origins of Rudyard Kipling’s world-famous children’s classic From "How the Leopard Got Its Spots" to "The Elephant’s Child," Rudyard Kipling’s ...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00

Unrevolutionary Mexico

The Birth of a Strange Dictatorship

Paul Gillingham

An essential history of how the Mexican Revolution gave way to a unique one-party state In this book Paul Gillingham addresses how the Mexican Revolution (1910-1940) gave way to a capitalist dictatorship of...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00

Coral Reefs

Majestic Realms under the Sea

Peter F. Sale

An eye-opening introduction to the complexity, wonder, and vital roles of coral reefs  When mass coral bleaching and die-offs were first identified in the 1980s, and eventually linked to warming events, the...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $28.50

The Art of War in an Age of Peace

U.S. Grand Strategy and Resolute Restraint

Michael O’Hanlon

An informed modern plan for post-2020 American foreign policy that avoids the opposing dangers of retrenchment and overextension Russia and China are both believed to have a “grand strategy”—a detailed set of goals...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $28.00