Marcus Aurelius The Stoic Emperor
ISBN: PB: 9780300280142, ISBN: HB: 9780300256666, Yale University Press, January 2025
248 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Experience the world of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius and the tremendous challenges he faced and overcame with the help of Stoic philosophy. This novel biography brings Marcus Aurelius (121-180 CE) to life for a new generation of readers by explori...
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14.99 GBP
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18.99 GBP
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Chile Underground The Santiago Metro and the Struggle for a Rational City
ISBN: HB: 9780300253559, Yale University Press, January 2025
320 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
A fascinating historical examination of the Santiago Metro system as a microcosm of Chilean national identity during the twentieth century. The Santiago Metro, the largest urban infrastructure project in Chile's history, was designed in the 1960s i...
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40.00 GBP
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Epic Events Classics and the Politics of Time in the United States since 9/11
ISBN: HB: 9780300263411, Yale University Press, January 2025
264 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
An analysis of ancient Greek and Roman works alongside contemporary literature, exploring how these classics shape our understanding of the politics of time in America. Ancient Greek and Roman cultures have been privileged as authoritatively timele...
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30.00 GBP
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Grey Wars A Contemporary History of U.S. Special Operations
ISBN: PB: 9780300280067, ISBN: HB: 9780300198416, Yale University Press, January 2025
320 pp., 23,5x15,5 cm, 8 black&white illus.
An analysis of U.S. Special Operations, at the center of America's twenty-first-century wars. This original and accessible book is a comprehensive, authoritative analysis of U.S. Special Operations. U.S. Special Operations Command trains and equips...
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14.99 GBP
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22.50 GBP
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Immigration and Apocalypse How the Book of Revelation Shaped American Immigration
ISBN: HB: 9780300253184, Yale University Press, January 2025
296 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Tracing the metaphor of America as the Book of Revelation's New Jerusalem, Yii-Jan Lin shows how apocalyptic narratives have been used to exclude unwanted immigrants. America appeared on the European horizon at a moment of apocalyptic expectation a...
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35.00 GBP
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Ashes of Our Fathers Inside the Fall of Nagorno-Karabakh
ISBN: HB: 9781911723578, Hurst Publishers, January 2025
280 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Vivid reportage from a war at the edge of Europe, between two ancient peoples caught up in great power interests and clashing narratives of home. On 19 September 2023, war broke out once again in Nagorno-Karabakh, a tiny break...
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20.00 GBP
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Crisis of Colonial Anglicanism Empire, Slavery and Revolt in the Church of England
ISBN: HB: 9781911723585, Hurst Publishers, January 2025
352 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
For sale in CIS only! A hard-hitting critique of the Church of England as a social, spiritual and financial driver and beneficiary of the British Empire. This book offers a fresh, bold and unsettling truth: the British Empire and Great Britain are...
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25.00 GBP
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Iranian Ways of War From Cyrus the Great to Qassam Soleimani
ISBN: HB: 9781787380349, Hurst Publishers, January 2025
320 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
For sale in CIS only! This book traces the long history of Iran's wars, and the evolution of the Islamic Republic's military trajectory since 1979. Ahmed Hashim draws on Farsi, Arabic and European sources to explore Iran's efforts to create modern a...
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30.00 GBP
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Small Wars Too Big to Ignore
ISBN: HB: 9781849040822, Hurst Publishers, January 2025
320 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
For sale in CIS only! The end of the Cold War and the (then) receding threat of global nuclear conflagration were meant to usher in a 'peace dividend': concomitantly warfare would decline as states devoted themselves to making money and providing fo...
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25.00 GBP
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Heaven Does Not Block All Roads A History of Taiwan Through the Life of Huang Chin-tao
ISBN: HB: 9781911723622, Hurst Publishers, January 2025
352 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
For sale in CIS only! A hundred-year history of the challenges and triumphs of contemporary Taiwan, through the inspiring true story of one man who lived through it all. Huang Chin-tao was born in 1926, when Taiwan was still part of the Japanese Em...
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25.00 GBP
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