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Islamic Imperialism

A History
Revised Edition

Efraim Karsh

A fundamental challenge to the way we understand the history of the Middle East and the role of Islam in the region From the first Arab-Islamic Empire of the mid-seventh century to the Ottomans, the last...

September 24, 2013, Paper, $14.00

Five Days in London, May 1940

John Lukacs

The days from May 24 to May 28, 1940 altered the course of the history of this century, as the members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with Hitler or to continue the war. The decisive importance of...

August 11, 2001, Paper, $14.00

Rhyme's Reason

A Guide to English Verse
Fourth Edition

John Hollander; Foreword by J. D. McClatchy; Afterword by Richard Wilbur

In this classic text, the distinguished poet and critic John Hollander surveys the schemes, patterns, and forms of English verse, illustrating each variation with an original and witty self-descriptive example. In new essays...

September 30, 2014, Paper, $14.00

The Virus in the Age of Madness

Bernard-Henri Levy

A trenchant look at how the coronavirus reveals the dangerous fault lines of contemporary society As seen on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS: “A stirring alarm addressed to an unsettled world.” (Kirkus Reviews)

July 28, 2020, Paper, $14.00

That One Should Disdain Hardships

The Teachings of a Roman Stoic

Musonius Rufus; Translated by Cora E. Lutz; Introduction by Gretchen Reydams-Schils

Perennial wisdom from one of history’s most important but lesser-known Stoic teachers  “He knew that all a philosopher could do was respond well—bravely, boldly, patiently—to what life threw at us. That...

October 26, 2021, Paper, $14.00

Juan Muñoz at the Clark

Introduction by Carmen Giménez; With an essay by David Breslin and photographs by Michael Agee

The celebrated Spanish sculptor Juan Muñoz (1953-2001) died at the height of his powers, when he was considered "one of the most complex and individual artists working today" (Guardian). His challenging, enigmatic works...

February 22, 2011, Paper, $14.95

Echoing Images

Couples in African Sculpture

Alisa LaGamma

Idealized pairings have been an enduring concern of sculptors across the African continent. This universal theme of duality is now examined in a handsome book that presents African sculptural masterpieces created in wood,...

February 9, 2004, Paper, $14.95

Manet to Picasso

The National Gallery

Christopher Riopelle; With Charlotte Appleyard, Sarah Herring, Nancy Ireson, and Anne Robbins

This beautiful book provides a brief introduction to Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early modern paintings made between 1860 and 1905––a highly innovative and exciting time in the history of art––through 38...

September 27, 2007, Paper, $14.95

The Forest Primeval

The Geologic History of Wood and Petrified Forests

Leo J. Hickey

Wood—perhaps no natural material has been used longer by man, and none seems more suited to human tastes and needs. Its properties are the result of a long evolutionary history as an integral part of the earth's forests. This...

July 27, 2010, Paper, $14.95

Catherine the Great

A Short History
Second Edition

Isabel de Madariaga

The most informative, balanced, and up-to-date short study of Catherine the Great and her reign, written by an eminent scholar of Russian history "Not just another biography of Catherine but a panoramic view of...

August 11, 2002, Paper, $14.95

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