This Week’s New Books: The Roman Inquisition, Freud on Madison Avenue, and Ceramics in Print

The Roman Inquisition
The Roman Inquisition: A Papal Bureaucracy and Its Laws in the Age of Galileo


Thomas F. Mayer

392 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4473-1 | $79.95 | £52.00

A volume in the Haney Foundation Series

As Thomas F. Mayer demonstrates in this first study of the Roman Inquisition as an institution, the Inquisition underwent constant modification as it expanded. Originally aimed to eradicate Protestant heresy, it went beyond medieval antecedents by becoming a highly articulated centralized organ directly dependent on the pope.

Now in Paperback
Freud on Madison Avenue
Freud on Madison Avenue: Motivation Research and Subliminal Advertising in America


Lawrence R. Samuel

232 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4251-5 | $29.95 | £19.50

Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2226-5 | $22.50 | £15.00

Freud on Madison Avenue tells the story of how and why mid-twentieth-century advertisers adopted Freudian psychology to sell products. This study follows the careers of Paul Lazarsfeld, Herta Herzog, James Vicary, Alfred Politz, Pierre Martineau, Edward Bernays, and the father of motivational research, Ernest Dichter.

Ceramics and Print
Ceramics and Print


Paul Scott

Third Edition

144 pages | 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 | 110 color illus.

Paper | ISBN 978-0-8122-2242-5 | $29.95 | £19.50

A volume in the New Ceramics series

Not for sale outside North America and the Philippines

Ceramics and Print presents the latest developments in printing on clay and vitreous surfaces. Illustrated with new images of beautiful works by leading artists working in printed ceramics, this updated book is a must-read guide for artists and makers interested in this increasingly popular field.


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