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Our Common Ground

A History of America's Public Lands

John D. Leshy

The little-known story of how the U.S. government came to hold nearly one-third of the nation’s land primarily for recreation and conservation The U.S. government holds nearly one-third of the nation’s land—more...

January 18, 2022, Hardcover, $45.00

A Biographical Dictionary of British and Irish Engravers, 1714–1820

David Alexander

The first reference work to cover all engravers working on copper in Britain and Ireland 1714–1820 This biographical dictionary of engravers working on copper encompasses both those who produced fine art prints, and...

January 11, 2022, Hardcover, $125.00

The Last Slave Ships

New York and the End of the Middle Passage

John Harris

This stunning behind-the-curtain look into the last years of the illegal transatlantic slave trade in the United States represents ?"a signal contribution to U.S. antebellum historiography." (Library Journal,...

January 11, 2022, Paper, $22.00

A Question of Freedom

The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation's Founding to the Civil War

William G. Thomas III

Winner of the Mark Lynton Prize in History—the story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history"A rich, roiling history that Thomas recounts with eloquence and skill. ...

January 11, 2022, Paper, $25.00

Global Calvinism

Conversion and Commerce in the Dutch Empire, 1600-1800

Charles H. Parker

A comprehensive study of the connection between Calvinist missions and Dutch imperial expansion during the early modern period Calvinism went global in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, as close to a...

January 11, 2022, Hardcover, $40.00

The Frederick Douglass Papers

Series Four: Journalism and Other Writings, Volume 1

Frederick Douglass; Edited by John R. McKivigan

The journalism and personal writings of the great American abolitionist and reformer Frederick Douglass Launching the fourth series of The Frederick Douglass Papers, designed to introduce readers to the...

January 11, 2022, Hardcover, $125.00

The Twilight Struggle

What the Cold War Teaches Us about Great-Power Rivalry Today

Hal Brands

A leading historian’s guide to great-power competition, as told through America’s successes and failures in the Cold War The United States is entering an era of long-term great-power competition with China and...

January 11, 2022, Hardcover, $32.50

Jonas Mekas

The Camera Was Always Running

Edited by Inesa Brasiske, Lukas Brasiskis, and Kelly Taxter; With essays by Ed Halter, Melissa Ragona, and Andrew Uroskie

Exploring the life and work of avant-garde film’s most influential and intriguing figure Between 1950 and his death, the filmmaker, videographer, photographer, archivist, and impresario Jonas Mekas (1922–2019) made...

January 11, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Radical Form

Modernist Abstraction in South America

Megan A. Sullivan

A timely look into how abstract art in South America aimed to envision a better society  Emphasizing the open-ended and self-critical nature of the projects of abstraction in South America from the 1930s through the...

January 11, 2022, Hardcover, $65.00

The Economic Weapon

The Rise of Sanctions as a Tool of Modern War

Nicholas Mulder

The first international history of the emergence of economic sanctions during the interwar period and the legacy of this development Economic sanctions dominate the landscape of world politics today. First developed...

January 11, 2022, Hardcover, $32.50