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The Eastern Orthodox Church

A New History
John Anthony McGuckin

In this short, accessible account of the Eastern Orthodox Church, John McGuckin begins by tackling the question “What is the Church?” His answer is a clear, historically and theologically rooted portrait of what the Church is...

March 17, 2020, Hardcover, $32.50

Science and the Good

The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality
James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky

Why efforts to create a scientific basis of morality are neither scientific nor moral   In this illuminating book, James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky trace the origins and development of the centuries...

March 17, 2020, Paper, $18.00

Responsible Parties

Saving Democracy from Itself
Frances McCall Rosenbluth and Ian Shapiro

How popular democracy has paradoxically eroded trust in political systems worldwide, and how to restore confidence in democratic politics Democracies across the world are adopting reforms to bring politics...

March 17, 2020, Paper, $20.00


A Human Life
Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world and perplexing character, by a distinguished biblical scholar No figure looms larger in Jewish culture than Moses, and few have stories more enigmatic....

March 17, 2020, Paper, $15.00

The People’s Revolt

Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism
Gregg Cantrell

In the years after the Civil War, the banks, railroads, and industrial corporations of Gilded-Age America, abetted by a corrupt political system, concentrated vast wealth in the hands of the few and made poverty the fate of...

March 17, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

The Challenges of Multilateralism

Kathryn C. Lavelle

Multilateral initiatives have brought about striking, yet diverging, results. International organizations often struggle with nationalist impulses of member states, diverging and shifting goals, and a lack of enforcement...

March 17, 2020, Paper, $35.00


The Elusive American
Adam Begley

In 1916, the war in Europe having prevented a tour abroad, Harry Houdini wrote a film treatment for a rollicking motion picture. Though the movie was never made, its title, “The Marvelous Adventures of Houdini: The Justly...

March 17, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00

A Way of Life

Things, Thought, and Action in Chinese Medicine
Judith Farquhar

Traditional Chinese medicine is often viewed as mystical or superstitious, with outcomes requiring naïve faith. Judith Farquhar, drawing on her hard-won knowledge of social, intellectual, and clinical worlds in today’s China,...

March 17, 2020, Hardcover, $28.00

Charles Darwin’s Barnacle and David Bowie’s Spider

How Scientific Names Celebrate Adventurers, Heroes, and Even a Few Scoundrels
Stephen B. Heard; With Illustrations by Emily S. Damstra

Ever since Carl Linnaeus’s binomial system of scientific names was adopted in the eighteenth century, scientists have been eponymously naming organisms in ways that both honor and vilify their namesakes. This charming,...

March 17, 2020, Hardcover, $28.00

Stuart Style

Monarchy, Dress and the Scottish Male Elite
Maria Hayward

This is the first detailed analysis of elite men’s clothing in 17th-century Scotland and its influence on English male fashion. Focusing on the years 1566 through 1701, it centers on the clothing choices of five Stuart royals...

March 17, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00