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Solving Public Problems

A Practical Guide to Fix Our Government and Change Our World

Beth Simone Noveck

How to take advantage of technology, data, and the collective wisdom in our communities to design powerful solutions to contemporary problems“Beth Noveck’s book is a universal reminder of the importance of...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Nuclear Bodies

The Global Hibakusha

Robert A. Jacobs

March 29, 2022, Hardcover, $30.00

To Describe a Life

Notes from the Intersection of Art and Race Terror

Darby English

A passionate, rigorous, and persuasive look at the helpful complexity of art during a time of profound cultural turmoil By turns historical, critical, and personal, this book examines the use of art—and...

March 26, 2019, Hardcover, $35.00
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Why Marx Was Right

Terry Eagleton

One of the foremost Marxist critics of his generation forcefully argues against Marx's irrelevancy "[Eagleton is] a witty, insightful thinker with a penchant for glib asides and wry dashes of humor. It’s probably...

April 10, 2018, Paper, $16.00

Sculptural Seeing

Relief, Optics, and the Rise of Perspective in Medieval Italy

Christopher R. Lakey

Although perspective has long been considered one of the essential developments of Renaissance painting, this provocative new book shifts the usual narrative back centuries, showing that medieval sculptors were already...

November 20, 2018, Hardcover, $75.00
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The Artist as Economist

Art and Capitalism in the 1960s

Sophie Cras; Translated by Malcolm DeBevoise, with a foreword by Cécile Whiting

This timely and original study transforms our understanding of the relationship between art and economics Bearing witness to the changing economic landscape amid the Cold War, artists in the 1960s created...

November 12, 2019, Hardcover, $65.00
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The Paston Treasure

Microcosm of the Known World

Edited by Andrew Moore, Nathan Flis, and Francesca Vanke

The Paston Treasure, a spectacular painting from the 1660s now held at Norwich Castle Museum, depicts a wealth of objects from the collection of a local landed family. This deeply researched volume uses the painting as...

April 24, 2018, Hardcover, $75.00
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The Power of Gold

Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana

Edited by Roslyn A. Walker; With contributions by Martha Ehrlich, Christraud M. Geary, Malcolm McLeod, Doran H. Ross, and Roslyn A. Walker

This stunning volume showcases and explores a rich and varied collection of Asante royal regalia in the broader context of Asante art. The Asante Kingdom, founded around 1701 in the Gold Coast (now Ghana), was renowned for...

May 8, 2018, Out of Print, HC - Paper over Board, $25.00
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From Stone to Paper

Architecture as History in the Late Mughal Empire

Chanchal B. Dadlani

By the 18th century, the Mughal Empire was well beyond its so-called golden age. Its control of the Indian subcontinent was increasingly threatened by regional Indian states, as well as by the encroaching British Empire. In...

February 19, 2019, Hardcover, $65.00
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Abraham Joshua Heschel

A Life of Radical Amazement

Julian E. Zelizer

A biography of the rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, who became a symbol of the marriage between religion and social justice “When I marched in Selma, I felt my legs were praying.” So said Polish-born American rabbi...

October 26, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00