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Judah Benjamin

Counselor to the Confederacy

James Traub

A moral examination of one of the first Jewish senators, confidante to Jefferson Davis, and champion of the cause of slavery Judah P. Benjamin (1811–1884) was a brilliant and successful lawyer in New Orleans, and...

October 5, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

The Overseas Trade of British America

A Narrative History

Thomas M. Truxes

A sweeping history of early American trade and the foundation of the American economy In a single, readily digestible, coherent narrative, historian Thomas M. Truxes presents the 300-year history of the overseas...

November 30, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Uncertain Allies

Nixon, Kissinger, and the Threat of a United Europe

Klaus Larres

An unusually clear and comprehensive examination of transatlantic relations during the Nixon/Kissinger era The United States has been conflicted between promoting a united western Europe in order to strengthen its...

November 30, 2021, Hardcover, $55.00

The Spirit within Me

Self and Agency in Ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism

Carol A. Newsom

The first full-length study of the evolution of self and agency in ancient Israelite anthropology Conceptions of “the self” have received significant recent attention in philosophy, anthropology, and cultural...

October 12, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Campaign of the Century

Kennedy, Nixon, and the Election of 1960

Irwin F. Gellman

Based on massive new research, a compelling and surprising account of the twentieth century's closest election The 1960 presidential election between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon is one of the most...

January 4, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

The End of Genetics

Designing Humanity's DNA

David B. Goldstein

An urgent plea for a broader understanding and awareness of the unconsidered dangers of new genetic technologies Since 2010 it has been possible to determine a person’s genetic makeup in a matter of days at an...

January 4, 2022, Hardcover, $27.50

The Notes

or On Non-premature Reconciliation

Ludwig Hohl; Translated from the German by Tess Lewis; Foreword by Joshua Cohen

A collection of illuminating observations on life and art, from an acclaimed Swiss modernist Revered by Bertolt Brecht and Max Frisch as one of Switzerland’s most commanding writers, Ludwig Hohl spent most of his...

October 19, 2021, Hardcover, $37.50


A Life of Charles Lamb

Eric G. Wilson

An in-depth look into the life of Romantic essayist Charles Lamb and the legacy of his work A pioneer of urban Romanticism, essayist Charles Lamb (1775–1834) found inspiration in London’s markets, theaters,...

January 4, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

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

Our Common Ground

A History of America's Public Lands

John D. Leshy

The little-known story of how the U.S. government came to hold nearly one-third of the nation’s land primarily for recreation and conservation The U.S. government holds nearly one-third of the nation’s land—more...

January 18, 2022, Hardcover, $45.00