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The History of a National Obsession

Mary Ziegler

The leading U.S. expert on abortion law charts the many meanings associated with Roe v. Wade during its fifty-year history   What explains the insistent pull of Roe v. Wade? Abortion law expert Mary...

January 24, 2023, Hardcover, $27.00

Talking Back

Native Women and the Making of the Early South

Alejandra Dubcovsky

A pathbreaking look at Native women of the early South who defined power and defied authority  “An artful, powerful book. . . . [A] substantial contribution to our knowledge of women in the so-called ‘forgotten...

May 23, 2023, Hardcover, $38.00

Pattern and Flow

A Golden Age of American Decorated Paper, 1960s to 2000s

Mindell Dubansky; With an introduction by Sidney E. Berger

Showcasing marbled paper, paste paper, fold-and-dye papers, and more, this book reveals a little-known arts phenomenon from its grass roots in the 1960s to artistic heights in the following decadesPattern...

January 17, 2023, Hardcover, $65.00

The Seven Measures of the World

Piero Martin; Translated from the Italian by Gregory Conti

The fascinating stories behind the essential seven units of measurement that allow us to understand the physical world   From the beginning of history, measurement has been interwoven into the human experience,...

June 27, 2023, Hardcover, $28.00

The Making of Oliver Cromwell

Ronald Hutton

The first volume in a pioneering account of Oliver Cromwell—providing a major new interpretation of one of the greatest figures in history“Hutton’s book is intelligent, well documented, and stylish.”—Keith Thomas...

August 30, 2022, Paper, $22.00

Old Age in Greek and Roman Art

Susan B. Matheson and J. J. Pollitt

A comprehensive look at ancient sculptures, wall paintings, vases, and more depicting the elderly in Greek and Roman society Some of the most vivid portraits in ancient art depict older members of society. In marble...

January 10, 2023, Hardcover, $65.00

Sunday Best

80 Great Books from a Lifetime of Reviews

John Carey

A collection of John Carey’s greatest, wisest, and wittiest reviews—amassed over a lifetime of writing In 1977, newly installed as a professor of English at Oxford, John Carey took the position of chief reviewer for...

November 15, 2022, Hardcover, $35.00

Dare to Know

Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment

Edited by Edouard Kopp, Elizabeth M. Rudy, and Kristel Smentek

An A to Z exploration of the Enlightenment’s quest for understanding and change, as revealed in the era’s prints and drawingsAre volcanoes punishment from God? What do a fly and a mulberry have in common? What...

January 3, 2023, PB-with Flaps, $50.00

No existe un mundo poshuracan

Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria

Marcela Guerrero; With contributions by Marina Reyes Franco, Raquel Salas Rivera, Ramon H. Rivera-Servera, and Karrieann Soto Vega

A penetrating survey of contemporary art from Puerto Rico and the diaspora created since Hurricane Maria Centering on works made by nearly twenty multigenerational artists from Puerto Rico and the diaspora, this...

December 20, 2022, Hardcover, $45.00

Edward Hopper's New York

Kim Conaty; With essays by Kirsty Bell, Darby English, and David Hartt, and contributions by David Crane, Jennie Goldstein, Melinda Lang, and Farris Wahbeh

A revealing exploration of Edward Hopper’s inspired relationship to New York City through his paintings, drawings, prints, and never-before-published archival materials This engaging book delves into the iconic...

November 22, 2022, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00