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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

Danish Golden Age Painting

David Jackson

Following the disastrous outcome of the Napoleonic Wars and national bankruptcy, Denmark affected a remarkable cultural renaissance, spawning such major talents as Hans Christian Andersen, Søren Kierkegaard and Hans Christian Ørsted....

August 24, 2021, Hardcover, $55.00

The World Before Us

The New Science Behind Our Human Origins

Tom Higham

Fifty thousand years ago, Homo sapiens was not the only species of humans in the world. There were also Neanderthals in what is now Europe, the Near East, and parts of Eurasia; Hobbits (H. floresiensis) on the island of...

August 24, 2021, Hardcover, $28.00

Tudor Textiles

Eleri Lynn

At the Tudor Court, textiles were ubiquitous in decor and ceremony. Tapestries, embroideries, carpets, and hangings were more highly esteemed than paintings and other forms of decorative art. In 16th-century Europe, fine textiles were...

August 24, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $35.00

Public Freedoms in the Islamic State

Rached Ghannouchi; Translated by David L. Johnston

Available now for the first time in English, the most important work of one of the great moderate political leaders of the Muslim world Rached Ghannouchi has long been known as a reformist or moderate...

August 17, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00


Mussolini's Last Lover

R. J. B. Bosworth

A master historian illuminates the tumultuous relationship of Il Duce and his young lover Claretta, whose extraordinarily intimate diaries only recently have become available Few deaths are as gruesome and...

August 17, 2021, Paper, $20.00


Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art

Darsie Alexander and Sam Sackeroff; Essays by Julia Voss and Mark Wasiuta

A strikingly original exploration of the profound impact of World War II on how we understand the art that survived it By the end of World War II an estimated one million artworks and 2.5 million books had...

August 17, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

The Popes against the Protestants

The Vatican and Evangelical Christianity in Fascist Italy

Kevin Madigan

Based on previously undisclosed archival materials, this book tells the fascinating, untold, and troubling story of an anti-Protestant campaign in Italy that lasted longer, consumed more clerical energy and cultural space, and...

August 17, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Art Can Help

Robert Adams

In Art Can Help, the internationally acclaimed American photographer Robert Adams offers over two dozen meditations on the purpose of art and the responsibility of the artist. In particular, Adams advocates art that...

August 17, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $16.00

Dark Persuasion

A History of Brainwashing from Pavlov to Social Media

Joel E. Dimsdale

This gripping book traces the evolution of brainwashing in the twentieth century. With its beginnings in torture and religious conversion, brainwashing was transformed when Pavlov introduced scientific approaches. His research was...

August 10, 2021, Hardcover, $28.00