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Empire and Jihad

The Anglo-Arab Wars of 1870-1920

Neil Faulkner

The Ottoman Sultan called for a ‘Great Jihad’ against the Entente powers at the start of the First World War. He was building on half a century of conflict between British colonialism and the people of the Middle East and North...

September 28, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

A Past of Possibilities

A History of What Could Have Been

Quentin Deluermoz and Pierre Singaravelou; Translation by Stephen W. Sawyer

What if history, as we know it, had run another course? Touching on alternate histories of the future and the past, or uchronias, A Past of Possibilities encourages deeper consideration of watershed moments in the course of...

September 28, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

The Yellow River

A Natural and Unnatural History

Ruth Mostern; Maps and Infographics with the Assistance of Ryan M. Horne

From Neolithic times to the present day, the Yellow River and its watershed have both shaped and been shaped by human society. Using the Yellow River as a case study in understanding the long-term effects of environmentally...

September 28, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Unsound Empire

Civilization and Madness in Late-Victorian Law

Catherine L. Evans

Unsound Empire analyzes the history of criminal responsibility in the nineteenth-century British Empire through a wealth of homicide cases across three continents. If a defendant in a murder trial was going to hang, he or she...

September 28, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

Reality of Dreams

Post-Neoliberal Utopias in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Japhy Wilson

What is the fate of utopian fantasies under conditions of global capitalism? From 2007 to 2017, the Citizens’ Revolution launched a series of post-neoliberal megaprojects to liberate Ecuador from its ecologically catastrophic...

September 28, 2021, Paper, $45.00

Why Food Matters

Paul Freedman

Why does food matter? Historically, food has not always been considered a matter of high seriousness, on par with, for instance, a performance art like opera or a humanities discipline like philosophy. Necessity, temporary satiety,...

September 28, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

King Arthur

The Making of the Legend

Nicholas J. Higham

A prominent scholar explores King Arthur’s historical development, proposing that he began as a fictional character developed in the ninth century According to legend, King Arthur saved Britain from the...

September 28, 2021, Paper, $18.00

Bellotto

The Koenigstein Views Reunited

Letizia Treves, with contributions by Lucy Chiswell, Dr Stephen Lloyd and Hannah Williamson

Bernardo Bellotto (1722–1780) ranks amongst the very greatest view painters of eighteenth-century Europe. Today, he is best known for his views of northern European cities: large-scale works characterised by panoramic compositions, a...

September 28, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $16.99

Marie-Antoinette

The Making of a French Queen

John Hardman

A new look which fundamentally overturns our understanding of this famously "out of touch" queen“Presents [Marie-Antoinette] as much more than a symbol whose meaning is in the eye of her beholder . . ....

September 28, 2021, Paper, $20.00

Jasper Johns

Mind/Mirror

Carlos Basualdo and Scott Rothkopf; With contributions by Emmanuel Alloa, Andrianna Campbell-LaFleur, Carroll Dunham, Flavio Fergonzi, Ruth Fine, Michio Hayashi, Terrance Hayes, Michael Ann Holly, Ralph Lemon, Alexander Nemerov, R. H. Quaytman, Jennifer L. Roberts, Drew Sawyer, Sandra Skurvida, Colm Tóibín, and Hannah Yohalem

Jasper Johns (b. 1930) is arguably the most influential artist living today. Over the past 65 years, he has produced a radical and varied body of work marked by constant reinvention. Inspired by the artist’s long-standing...

September 28, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $60.00

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