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Majolica Mania

Transnational Pottery in England and the United States, 1850–1915
Edited by Susan Weber, with Catherine Arbuthnott, Jo Briggs, Eleanor Hughes, Earl Martin, and Laura Microulis

Colorful, wildly imaginative, and technically innovative, majolica was functional and aesthetic ceramic ware. Its subject matter reflects a range of 19th-century preoccupations, from botany and zoology to popular humor and...

May 26, 2020, 2-Volume Boxed Set, $200.00

Lie Machines

How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives
Philip N. Howard

Artificially intelligent “bot” accounts bolster or berate politicians on Twitter. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news sites to promote their bunk. Campaigners create fake dating profiles to attract young voters. We live in...

May 19, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00

Constitutional Revolution

Gary Jeffrey Jacobsohn and Yaniv Roznai

Few terms in political theory are as overused, and yet as under-theorized, as constitutional revolution. Providing theoretical and comparative reflections, Gary Jacobsohn and Yaniv Roznai argue that the most widely accepted...

May 19, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

Monet and Chicago

Gloria Groom; With an essay by Adam Gopnik

In 1903, the Art Institute of Chicago became the first American museum to buy a painting by Claude Monet (1840–1926), beginning a tradition of collecting that has inextricably connected this midwestern city to the French...

May 19, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $25.00

The Iceman Cometh, Critical Edition

Eugene O'Neill; Edited by William Davies King

This critical edition of Eugene O’Neill’s most complex and difficult play helps students and performers meet the work’s demanding cultural literacy. William Davies King provides an invaluable guide to the text, including an...

May 19, 2020, Paper, $20.00

Fundamentals of Physics II

Electromagnetism, Optics, and Quantum Mechanics, Expanded Edition
R. Shankar

?R. Shankar is a well-known physicist and contagiously enthusiastic educator, whose popular online introductory-physics video lectures have been viewed over a million times. In this second book based on his online courses,...

May 19, 2020, Paper, $35.00

Engineering Ethics

Contemporary and Enduring Debates
Deborah G. Johnson

The first engineering ethics textbook to use debates as the framework for presenting engineering ethics topics, this engaging, accessible survey explores the most difficult and controversial issues that engineers face in...

May 19, 2020, Paper, $28.00

The Year of Peril

America in 1942
Tracy Campbell

The Second World War exists in the American historical imagination as a time of unity and optimism. In 1942, however, after a series of defeats in the Pacific and the struggle to establish a beachhead on the European front,...

May 19, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

Sons of the Waves

The Common Seaman in the Heroic Age of Sail
Stephen Taylor

British maritime history in the age of sail is full of the deeds of officers like Nelson but has given little voice to plain, "illiterate" seamen. Now Stephen Taylor draws on published and unpublished memoirs, letters, and...

May 19, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

Taking Back the Constitution

Activist Judges and the Next Age of American Law
Mark Tushnet

The Supreme Court has never simply evaluated laws and arguments in light of permanent and immutable constitutional meanings, and social, moral, and yes, political ideas have always played into Supreme Court justices’...

May 19, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00