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American Democratic Socialism

History, Politics, Religion, and Theory

Gary Dorrien

A sweeping, ambitious history of American democratic socialism from one of the world’s leading intellectual historians and social ethicists “Dorrien is supremely qualified for the task he has set himself in this...

September 14, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Mussolini and Hitler

The Forging of the Fascist Alliance

Christian Goeschel

A fresh treatment of Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany, revealing the close ties between Mussolini and Hitler and their regimes From 1934 until 1944 Mussolini met Hitler numerous times, and the two developed a...

August 25, 2020, Paper, $20.00

Hubbub

Filth, Noise, and Stench in England, 1600-1770

Emily Cockayne

A not-for-the-squeamish journey back through the centuries to urban England, where the streets are crowded, noisy, filthy, and reeking of smoke and decay Modern city-dwellers suffer their share of...

July 20, 2021, Paper, $18.00

Why Food Matters

Paul Freedman

From the author of Ten Restaurants That Changed America,  an exploration of food’s cultural importance and its crucial role throughout human history“A rich and fascinating narrative that reaches deep into...

September 28, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

Palaces of Pleasure

From Music Halls to the Seaside to Football, How the Victorians Invented Mass Entertainment

Lee Jackson

An energetic and exhilarating account of the Victorian entertainment industry, its extraordinary success and enduring impact The Victorians invented mass entertainment. As the nineteenth century’s growing...

June 29, 2021, Paper, $18.00

Domina

The Women Who Made Imperial Rome

Guy de la Bédoyère

A captivating popular history that shines a light on the notorious Julio-Claudian women who forged an empire? Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero—these are the names history associates with the...

September 14, 2021, Paper, $20.00

Emperor

A New Life of Charles V

Geoffrey Parker

Drawing on vital new evidence, a top historian dramatically reinterprets the life and reign of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, ruler of the world’s first transatlantic empire"Masterly."—William Anthony Hay, Wall...

February 2, 2021, Paper, $22.00

The War for the Seas

A Maritime History of World War II

Evan Mawdsley

A bold and authoritative maritime history of World War II which takes a fully international perspective and challenges our existing understanding Command of the oceans was crucial to winning World War II....

August 25, 2020, Paper, $20.00

Claretta

Mussolini's Last Lover

R. J. B. Bosworth

A master historian illuminates the tumultuous relationship of Mussolini and his young lover Claretta Petacci,"One of the finest historians of modern Italy, Bosworth has written both a love story, full of...

August 17, 2021, Paper, $20.00

The Piano

A History in 100 Pieces

Susan Tomes

A fascinating history of the piano explored through 100 pieces chosen by one of the UK’s most renowned concert pianists An astonishingly versatile instrument, the piano allows just two hands to play music of great...

August 31, 2021, Hardcover, $25.00

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