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The Faiths of Others

A History of Interreligious Dialogue

Thomas Albert Howard

The first intellectual history of interreligious dialogue, a relatively new and significant dimension of human religiosity In recent decades, organizations committed to interreligious or interfaith dialogue have...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $38.00

Coral Reefs

Majestic Realms under the Sea

Peter F. Sale

An eye-opening introduction to the complexity, wonder, and vital roles of coral reefs  When mass coral bleaching and die-offs were first identified in the 1980s, and eventually linked to warming events, the...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $28.50

An Essay on Man

An Introduction to a Philosophy of Human Culture

Ernst Cassirer; With an Introduction by Peter E. Gordon

One of the twentieth century’s greatest philosophers presents the results of his lifetime study of man’s cultural achievementsAn Essay on Man is an original synthesis of contemporary knowledge, a unique...

May 25, 2021, Paper, $20.00

The Gnostic Scriptures

Translated with Annotations and Introductions by Bentley Layton with Additions and Revisions by David Brakke

A collection of extra-biblical scriptures written by the gnostics, updated with three ancient texts including the recently discovered Gospel of Judas This definitive introduction to the gnostic...

May 25, 2021, Paper, $45.00

Clairvoyant of the Small

The Life of Robert Walser

Susan Bernofsky

The first English-language biography of one of the great literary talents of the twentieth century, written by his award-winning translator“Bernofsky takes us into the heart of an artist’s life/work struggles,...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

The Life of Music

New Adventures in the Western Classical Tradition

Nicholas Kenyon

Nicholas Kenyon explores the enduring appeal of the classical canon at a moment when we can access all music—across time and cultures Immersed in music for much of his life as writer, broadcaster and concert...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $27.50

The Science of Abolition

How Slaveholders Became the Enemies of Progress

Eric Herschthal

A revealing look at how antislavery scientists and Black and white abolitionists used scientific ideas to discredit slaveholders In the context of slavery, science is usually associated with slaveholders’ scientific...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

How the Just So Stories Were Made

The Brilliance and Tragedy Behind Kipling’s Celebrated Tales for Little Children

John Batchelor

A fascinating, richly illustrated exploration of the poignant origins of Rudyard Kipling’s world-famous children’s classic From "How the Leopard Got Its Spots" to "The Elephant’s Child," Rudyard Kipling’s ...

May 25, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $25.00

To Kidnap a Pope

Napoleon and Pius VII

Ambrogio A. Caiani

A groundbreaking account of Napoleon Bonaparte, Pope Pius VII, and the kidnapping that would forever divide church and state In the wake of the French Revolution, Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul of France, and Pope...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $32.50

Unrevolutionary Mexico

The Birth of a Strange Dictatorship

Paul Gillingham

An essential history of how the Mexican Revolution gave way to a unique one-party state In this book Paul Gillingham addresses how the Mexican Revolution (1910-1940) gave way to a capitalist dictatorship of...

May 25, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00