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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

Writing the Word of God

Calligraphy and the Qur'an

David J. Roxburgh

The art of Islamic calligraphy developed from the 7th to the 14th century, beginning in western Arabia, spreading south to Yemen and north to the Near East, and continuing east and west to Iran, Egypt, North Africa,...

October 6, 2008, Out of Print, Paper, $14.95
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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

The Hamburger

A History

Josh Ozersky

America has run on hamburgers for almost a century. This is the story of their sizzle and their symbolism, where they came from and how they conquered the world. What do Americans think of when they think...

May 26, 2009, Paper, $14.00

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

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

Roman Architecture

A Visual Guide

Diana E. E. Kleiner

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January 14, 2014, e-book, $13.99

Fuenteovejuna

Lope de Vega; Translated by G. J. Racz; With an Introduction by Roberto González Echevarría

Lope de Vega’s masterpiece, a classic play of the Spanish Golden Age, in a vibrant new translation Lope de Vega “single-handedly created the Spanish national theatre,” writes Roberto González Echevarría in...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $13.95

Celestina

Fernando de Rojas; Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden; Edited and with an Introduction by Roberto González Echevarría

The first European novel, exquisitely translated by Margaret Sayers Peden A timeless story of love, morality, and tragedy, Fernando de Rojas’s Celestina is a classic of Spanish...

April 24, 2012, PB-with Flaps, $13.95

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