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The Twilight Struggle

What the Cold War Teaches Us about Great-Power Rivalry Today

Hal Brands

A leading historian’s guide to great-power competition, as told through America’s successes and failures in the Cold War The United States is entering an era of long-term great-power competition with China and...

January 11, 2022, Hardcover, $32.50

A Question of Freedom

The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation's Founding to the Civil War

William G. Thomas III

Winner of the Mark Lynton Prize in History—the story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history"A rich, roiling history that Thomas recounts with eloquence and skill. ...

January 11, 2022, Paper, $25.00

The Art of Solitude

Stephen Batchelor

In a time of social distancing and isolation, a meditation on the beauty of solitude from renowned Buddhist writer Stephen Batchelor “Whatever a soul is, the author goes a long way toward soothing it. A very...

January 11, 2022, Paper, $15.00

The One and the Many

The Early History of the Qur'an

Francois Deroche; Translated by Malcolm DeBevoise

A revelatory account of early Islam’s great diversity by the world’s leading scholar of early Qur’anic manuscripts According to Muslim dogma, the recited and written text of the Qur'an as we know it today...

January 4, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

Campaign of the Century

Kennedy, Nixon, and the Election of 1960

Irwin F. Gellman

Based on massive new research, a compelling and surprising account of the twentieth century's closest election The 1960 presidential election between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon is one of the most...

January 4, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

Dream-Child

A Life of Charles Lamb

Eric G. Wilson

An in-depth look into the life of Romantic essayist Charles Lamb and the legacy of his work A pioneer of urban Romanticism, essayist Charles Lamb (1775–1834) found inspiration in London’s markets, theaters,...

January 4, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

The End of Genetics

Designing Humanity's DNA

David B. Goldstein

An urgent plea for a broader understanding and awareness of the unconsidered dangers of new genetic technologies Since 2010 it has been possible to determine a person’s genetic makeup in a matter of days at an...

January 4, 2022, Hardcover, $27.50

For the Freedom of Zion

The Great Revolt of Jews against Romans, 66–74 CE

Guy MacLean Rogers

A definitive account of the great revolt of Jews against Rome and the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple This deeply researched and insightful book examines the causes, course, and historical significance of the...

January 4, 2022, Hardcover, $37.50

Principles and Agents

The British Slave Trade and Its Abolition

David Richardson

A new history of the abolition of the British slave trade Parliament’s decision in 1807 to outlaw British slaving was a key moment in modern world history. In this magisterial work, historian David Richardson...

January 4, 2022, Hardcover, $38.00

Ranquil

Rural Rebellion, Political Violence, and Historical Memory in Chile

Thomas Miller Klubock

The first major history of Chile’s most significant peasant rebellion and the violent repression that followed In 1934, peasants turned to revolution to overturn Chile’s oligarchic political order and the profound...

January 4, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

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