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Migrants in the Profane

Critical Theory and the Question of Secularization

Peter E. Gordon

A beautifully written exploration of religion’s role in a secular, modern politics, by an accomplished scholar of critical theoryMigrants in the Profane takes its title from a well-known remark by...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

Past and Prologue

Politics and Memory in the American Revolution

Michael D. Hattem

How American colonists reinterpreted their British and colonial histories to help establish political and cultural independence from Britain In Past and Prologue, Michael Hattem shows how colonists’...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

Ceramics of Iran

Islamic Pottery in the Sarikhani Collection

Oliver Watson; With contributions by Moujan Matin and Will Kwiatkowski

A beautifully illustrated showcase of the rich and varied ceramic tradition of Iran Featuring a broad selection of objects from one of the most distinguished collections of Iranian art, this volume brings...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

Vietnam

Rising Dragon
Revised Edition, Revised and Updated

Bill Hayton

A much-needed behind-the-scenes survey of an emerging Asian power The eyes of the West have recently been trained on China and India, but Vietnam is rising fast among its Asian peers. A breathtaking period of...

November 24, 2020, Paper, $18.00

The Dead of the Irish Revolution

Eunan O'Halpin and Daithi O Corrain

The first comprehensive account to record and analyze all deaths arising from the Irish revolution between 1916 and 1921 This account covers the turbulent period from the 1916 Rising to the Anglo-Irish...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

The Last Slave Ships

New York and the End of the Middle Passage

John Harris

A stunning behind-the-curtain look into the last years of the illegal transatlantic slave trade in the United States Long after the transatlantic slave trade was officially outlawed by every major slave...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

On Democracy

Robert A. Dahl; With a New Preface and Introduction by Ian Shapiro

Written by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time, this book explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. In a new introduction to this Veritas edition, Ian Shapiro considers how Dahl would respond to the ongoing...

November 24, 2020, Paper, $20.00

The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 9

Catastrophe and Rebirth, 1939–1973

Edited by Samuel D. Kassow and David G. Roskies

An exploration of global Jewish responses to the years 1939 to 1973, a time of unprecedented destruction, dislocation, agency, and creativity. Volume 9 of the Posen Library covers the years 1939 to 1973, a...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $200.00

What Obergefell v. Hodges Should Have Said

The Nation's Top Legal Experts Rewrite America's Same-Sex Marriage Decision


Edited and with an Introduction by Jack M. Balkin; Contributions by Helen M. Alvaré, Jack M. Balkin,  William N. Eskridge, Katherine Franke, Robert P. George, Sherif Girgis, John C. Harrison, Andrew Koppelman, Melissa Murray, Douglas NeJaime, Catherine Smith, Reva B. Siegel, and Jeremy Waldron



 

Rewriting the Supreme Court’s landmark gay rights decision Jack Balkin and an all-star cast of legal scholars, sitting as a hypothetical Supreme Court, rewrite the famous 2015 opinion in Obergefell v....

November 24, 2020, Paper, $45.00

A Question of Freedom

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

William G. Thomas III

The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history For over seventy years and five generations, the enslaved families of Prince George’s County, Maryland, filed...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

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