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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

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

The Field of Cloth of Gold

Glenn Richardson

Glenn Richardson provides the first history in more than four decades of a major Tudor event: an extraordinary international gathering of Renaissance rulers unparalleled in its opulence, pageantry, controversy, and mystery....

July 21, 2020, Paper, $35.00

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

Hamlet's Choice

Religion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies

Peter Lake

An illuminating account of how Shakespeare worked through the tensions of Queen Elizabeth’s England in two canon-defining plays Conspiracies and revolts simmered beneath the surface of Queen Elizabeth’s...

July 21, 2020, Hardcover, $45.00


The First Branch--Companion Readings

Edited by Benjamin Ginsberg and Kathryn Wagner Hill

A reader to accompany Ginsberg and Wagner Hill's Congress: The First Branch This reader offers an examination of such topics as congressional elections, the internal structure of Congress, the...

July 21, 2020, Paper, $25.00

Striking Back

How the West is Failing on National Security

Lucas Kello

Conflict in the last century was defined by the horrific potential of physical and especially nuclear war. Now we are in a new technological era—a world of more subtle, yet no less grave, threats, an environment in which...

July 16, 2020, Hardcover, $28.00

Collecting Inspiration

Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co.

Edited by Medill Higgins Harvey; With contributions by Deniz Beyazit, Monika Bincsik, Christopher S. Lightfoot, and Iris Moon

The first publication to examine the pioneering designer and prolific collector who led Tiffany & Co. to creative and commercial success Edward C. Moore (1827–1891) was the creative leader who brought...

July 14, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne

Nature Transformed

Kathleen M. Morris

A beautifully illustrated, concise critical analysis of the art, careers, and reception of the husband-wife team of artists known as Les Lalanne François-Xavier (1927–2008) and Claude (1925–2019) Lalanne...

July 14, 2020, Paper, $30.00