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The Voice Catchers

How Marketers Listen In to Exploit Your Feelings, Your Privacy, and Your Wallet

Joseph Turow

The first in-depth examination of the voice intelligence industry, this timely book exposes how artificial intelligence is enabling personalized marketing and discrimination through voice analysis. Amazon and Google have numerous...

May 18, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

The Medici

Portraits and Politics, 1512-1570

Keith Christiansen and Carlo Falciani; With contributions by Elizabeth Cropper, Davide Gasparotto, Sefy Hendler, Antonella Fenech Kroke, Tommaso Mozzati, Elizabeth Pilliod, Julia Siemon, and Linda Wolk-Simon

Between 1512 and 1570, Florence underwent dramatic political transformations. As citizens jockeyed for prominence, portraits became an essential means not only of recording likeness but also of conveying a sitter’s character, social...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

John Craxton

A Life of Gifts

Ian Collins

Born into a large, musical, and bohemian family in London, the British artist John Craxton (1922–2009) has been described as a Neo-Romantic, but he called himself a “kind of Arcadian”. His early art was influenced by Blake, Palmer,...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Latecomer State Formation

Political Geography and Capacity Failure in Latin America

Sebastian Mazzuca

Latin American governments systematically fail to provide the key public goods for their societies to prosper. Sebastián Mazzuca argues this is because nineteenth-century Latin American state formation occurred in a period when...

May 11, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

A Fortress in Brooklyn

Race, Real Estate, and the Making of Hasidic Williamsburg

Nathaniel Deutsch and Michael Casper

Hasidic Williamsburg is famous as one of the most separatist, intensely religious, and politically savvy communities in the entire United States. Less known is how the community survived in one of New York City’s toughest...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Worlds Beyond

Miniatures and Victorian Fiction

Laura Forsberg

In 1856, Elizabeth Gaskell discovered a trove of handmade miniature books that were created by Charlotte and Branwell Brontë in their youth and that, as Gaskell later recalled, “contained an immense amount of manuscript, in an...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Minerva’s French Sisters

Women of Science in Enlightenment France

Nina Rattner Gelbart

This book presents the stories of six intrepid women of science in eighteenth-century France whose lives and accomplishments—though celebrated in their lifetimes—have been largely written out of the history of their period:...

May 11, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Conversations with God: Jan Matejko's Copernicus

Christopher Riopelle, Owen Gingerich, and Andrzej Szczerski

Largely unknown outside his homeland, Jan Matejko (1838–93) is widely regarded as the national painter of Poland, where he is revered for his huge minutely detailed depictions of key moments in the nation’s history....

May 4, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $16.99

Raphael

David Ekserdjian and Tom Henry

Among the great figures of the Italian Renaissance, Raphael (1483–1520)  is unarguably the artist who has been most widely and consistently admired across the centuries. He had an extraordinary and perhaps unrivaled capacity...

May 4, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Durer's Journeys

Travels of a Renaissance Artist

Susan Foister and Peter van den Brink

The visual legacy of Dürer’s travels extends far beyond his lifetime and throughout Europe, and the documents illuminating them offer unique insights into the distinctive ways Dürer conducted and managed his career, making...

May 4, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

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