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Mission France

The True History of the Women of SOE

Kate Vigurs

Formed in 1940, Special Operations Executive was to coordinate Resistance work overseas. The organization’s F section sent more than four hundred agents into France, thirty-nine of whom were women. But while some are widely...

July 28, 2020, Hardcover, $25.00

Review of Book #20305990

“[A] provocative, informative treatise . . . [Hart’s] resounding challenge to orthodox Christian views on hell and his defense of God’s ultimate goodness will prove convincing and inspiring to the open-minded.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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25 711 263
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7

HST 128 Western Civilization from 1500 to the Present

Course Level: 
Undergraduate
Expected Student Enrollment: 
35
Course Frequency: 
Each Semester
Semester/Term of Assignment: 
Spring 2020

The Global Reception of Heinrich Wolfflin's Principles of Art History

Studies in the History of Art, Volume 82

Edited by Evonne Levy and Tristan Weddigen

Can the reception of a single, widely disseminated book offer a historical road map for a global art history? This is the question posed by the editors of this volume of essays, which charts the enduring response to the Swiss...

July 28, 2020, Hardcover, $70.00

The Atlas of AI

Kate Crawford

An urgent book that reveals how the extractive systems of artificial intelligence are remaking our world—with profound political consequences What happens when artificial intelligence saturates political...

July 28, 2020, Hardcover, $28.00

French Drawings from the Age of Claude, Poussin, Watteau, and Fragonard

Highlights from the Collection of the Harvard Art Museums

Alvin L. Clark Jr.; With an introduction by Edouard Kopp

Dazzling works on paper from a vast and celebrated collection The Harvard Art Museums house one of the most significant collections of works on paper in North America. Among its many strengths are sheets by...

July 28, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

Peak Pursuits

The Emergence of Mountaineering in the Nineteenth Century

Caroline Schaumann

An interdisciplinary cultural history of exploration and mountaineering in the nineteenth century European forays to mountain summits began in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries with the...

July 28, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

The Pocket

A Hidden History of Women's Lives, 1660–1900

Barbara Burman and Ariane Fennetaux

Pencils, a sketchbook, cake, yards of stolen ribbon, thimbles, snuff boxes, a picture of a lover, two live ducks: these are just some of the fascinating things carried by women and girls in their tie-on pockets, an essential...

July 28, 2020, Paper, $25.00

Object Biographies

Collaborative Approaches to Ancient Mediterranean Art

Edited by John North Hopkins, Sarah Kielt Costello, and Paul R. Davis

A revealing look at ancient art in the Menil Collection that addresses the problem of objects lacking archaeological context This innovative presentation of ancient objects in the Menil Collection offers a...

July 21, 2020, Cloth over Board, $50.00

Catalogue of the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art

Edited by Rachel Saunders

The sophistication and variety of painting in Japan’s Edo period, as seen through a preeminent US collection Over more than four decades, Robert and Betsy Feinberg have assembled the finest private...

July 21, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

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