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The Elizabethan Image

An Introduction to English Portraiture, 1558–1603

Roy Strong

The new paperback edition of Roy Strong's popular introduction to Elizabethan portraiture Written for the general reader, Roy Strong’s popular introduction to Elizabethan portraiture synthesizes...

August 24, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $35.00

Victorian Visions of War and Peace

Aesthetics, Sovereignty, and Violence in the British Empire

Sean Willcock

A study of how artists and photographers shaped imperial visions of war and peace in the Victorian period In an era that saw the birth of photography (c. 1839) and the rise of the illustrated press (c. 1842), the...

November 23, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

The Bin Laden Papers

How the Abbottabad Raid revealed the Truth about Al Qaeda, its Leader and his Family

Nelly Lahoud

Usama Bin Laden’s greatest fear was not capture or death, but the exposure of al-Qaeda’s secrets. At great risk to themselves and the entire mission, the U.S. Special Operations Forces, who carried out the Abbottabad raid that killed...

April 12, 2022, Hardcover, $28.00

Franz Kafka

The Drawings

Edited by Andreas Kilcher with Pavel Schmidt; Essays by Judith Butler and Andreas Kilcher; Translated by Kurt Beals

The year 2019 brought a sensational discovery: hundreds of drawings by the writer Franz Kafka (1883–1924) were found in a private collection that for decades had been kept under lock and key. Until now, only a few of Kafka’s drawings...

May 31, 2022, Hardcover, $50.00

Edward the Confessor

Last of the Royal Blood

Tom Licence

An authoritative life of Edward the Confessor, the monarch whose death sparked the invasion of 1066"In putting flesh back on Edward’s bones Licence has brought a new succession story to popular attention...

November 16, 2021, Paper, $25.00

Man Ray

The Paris Years

Michael R. Taylor

A close look at Man Ray’s interwar portraiture, as well as the friendships between the photographer and his subjects: the international avant garde in Paris Shortly after his arrival in Paris in July 1921, Man Ray ...

November 30, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $40.00

Black Artists in America

From the Great Depression to Civil Rights

Earnestine Lovelle Jenkins

Exploring how artists at midcentury addressed the social issues of their day—from Jacob Lawrence to Elizabeth Catlett, Rose Piper to Charles White This timely book surveys the varied ways in which Black American...

January 25, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $40.00

MI9

A History of the Secret Service for Escape and Evasion in World War Two

Helen Fry

A thrilling history of MI9—the WWII organization that engineered the escape of Allied forces from behind enemy lines“A fitting tribute to the hundreds of men and women who risked their lives in assisting...

November 16, 2021, Paper, $16.50

Marie-Antoinette

The Making of a French Queen

John Hardman

A new look which fundamentally overturns our understanding of this famously "out of touch" queen“Presents [Marie-Antoinette] as much more than a symbol whose meaning is in the eye of her beholder . . ....

September 28, 2021, Paper, $20.00

The Decline of Magic

Britain in the Enlightenment

Michael Hunter

A new history that overturns the received wisdom that science displaced magic in Enlightenment Britain—named a Best Book of 2020 by the Financial Times In early modern Britain, belief in prophecies,...

November 23, 2021, Paper, $30.00

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