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The Other Modern Movement

Architecture, 1920–1970

Kenneth Frampton

A revealing new look at modernist architecture, emphasizing its diversity, complexity, and broad inventiveness Usually associated with Mies and Le Corbusier, the Modern Movement was instrumental in advancing new...

August 31, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

The New Yale Book of Quotations

Edited by Fred R. Shapiro; Foreword by Louis Menand

Updated to include over one thousand new quotations, this reader-friendly volume contains more than twelve thousand famous quotations, arranged alphabetically by author and sourced from literature, history, popular culture, sports,...

August 31, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Early Modern European Society, Third Edition

Henry Kamen

The early modern period was one of profound change in Europe. It was witness to the development of science, religious reformation and the birth of the nation state. As Europeans explored the world – looking to Asia and the...

August 31, 2021, Paper, $22.50

The Piano

A History in 100 Pieces

Susan Tomes

An astonishingly versatile instrument, the piano allows just two hands to play music of great complexity and subtlety. For more than two hundred years, it has brought solo and collaborative music into homes and concert halls, and has...

August 31, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00

Hot Protestants

A History of Puritanism in England and America

Michael P. Winship

On fire for God—a sweeping history of puritanism in England and America Begun in the mid-sixteenth century by Protestant nonconformists keen to reform England’s church and society while saving their own...

August 31, 2021, Paper, $20.00

The Polymath

A Cultural History from Leonardo da Vinci to Susan Sontag

Peter Burke

From Leonardo Da Vinci to Oliver Sacks: the first history of the western polymath, from the Renaissance to the present "An absorbing group portrait and intellectual history."—Kirkus Reviews

August 31, 2021, Paper, $18.00

Going to Church in Medieval England

Nicholas Orme

Parish churches were at the heart of English religious and social life in the Middle Ages and the sixteenth century. In this comprehensive study, Nicholas Orme shows how they came into existence, who staffed them, and how their...

August 31, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

The Story of Work

A New History of Humankind

Jan Lucassen

We work because we have to, but also because we like it: from hunter-gathering over 700,000 years ago to the present era of zoom meetings, humans have always worked to make the world around them serve their needs. Jan...

August 31, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

How I Became a Tree

Sumana Roy

Sumana Roy offers a new vision of what it means to be human in the natural world. Increasingly disturbed by the violence, hate, insincerity, greed, and selfishness she observes around her, the author turns to the trees for wisdom. “I...

August 31, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00

Idi Amin

The Story of Africa's Icon of Evil

Mark Leopold

The first serious full-length biography of modern Africa’s most famous dictator“Sharply written, forensically researched. . . . A meticulous re-examination of Amin’s life, producing a narrative packed...

August 31, 2021, Paper, $30.00