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Glyn Philpot

Simon Martin; With an introduction by Alan Hollinghurst

Glyn Philpot (1884-1937) was a key figure in Modern British art in the first half of the Twentieth-century, and though he could never live as openly gay during his lifetime due to the criminalisation of homosexuality, he has...

May 10, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

The Story of Work

A New History of Humankind

Jan Lucassen

The first truly global history of work, an upbeat assessment from the age of the hunter-gatherer to the present day We work because we have to, but also because we like it: from hunting-gathering over 700,000 years...

August 31, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Kashmir at the Crossroads

Inside a 21st-Century Conflict

Sumantra Bose

An authoritative, fresh, and vividly written account of the Kashmir conflict—from 1947 to the present The India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir is one of the world’s incendiary conflicts. Since 1990, at least 60,000...

November 23, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

The Great Mongol Shahnama

Robert Hillenbrand

A detailed study of the Great Mongol Shahnama, considered to be the greatest of all Persian illustrated manuscripts?The Great Mongol Shahnama is widely considered to be the definitive version of...

September 14, 2021, Hardcover, $195.00

The Seas and the Mobility of Islamic Art

Edited by Radha Dalal, Sean Roberts and Jochen Sokoly

Tracing the currents of change that unite the visual and material culture of the Islamic world across space and time The seas have long served as both connective tissue for and barriers between intellectual, social,...

July 6, 2021, Hardcover, $70.00

Ogata Korin

Art in Early Modern Japan

Frank Feltens

A lush portrait introducing one of the most important Japanese artists of the Edo period Best known for his paintings Irises and Red and White Plum Blossoms, Ogata Korin (1658–1716) was a highly...

October 12, 2021, Hardcover, $60.00

Yale French Studies, Number 139

Photography and the Body in Nineteenth-Century France

Edited by Anne E. Linton and Raisa Rexer

The first Yale French Studies issue on photography, examining French photography's place in art, identity, and society through a lens of diversity and interdisciplinary investigation In its first issue on...

July 20, 2021, Paper, $65.00

Poisoned Abstraction

Kurt Schwitters between Revolution and Exile

Graham Bader

A definitive resource, full of fresh insights and new revelations, on one of the most influential interwar artists  This richly illustrated book offers a definitive new assessment of the oeuvre of Kurt Schwitters ...

November 23, 2021, Hardcover, $55.00

American Contagions

Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19

John Fabian Witt

A concise history of how American law has shaped—and been shaped by—the experience of contagion, "taking us from the smallpox outbreaks of the colonies to COVID-19. . . . The conclusion [Witt] arrives at is devastating." (Jennifer...

October 27, 2020, Hardcover, $20.00


The Fall of the Soviet Union

Vladislav M. Zubok

A major study of the collapse of the Soviet Union—showing how Gorbachev’s misguided reforms led to its demise In 1945 the Soviet Union controlled half of Europe and was a founding member of the United Nations. By...

November 30, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00