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  • Real Images

    Real Images
    av Josephine Woll

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860645501

    This text investigates and analyzes Soviet cinema of "the thaw", from the aftermath of Stalin's death in 1953 to the late 1960s, during Khruschev's rule. Josephine Woll explains how Soviet industry and film-makers strove to satisfy audiences' hunger…

  • Real Images

    Real Images
    av Josephine Woll

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860643699

    This text investigates and analyzes Soviet cinema of "the thaw", from the aftermath of Stalin's death in 1953 to the late 1960s, during Khruschev's rule. Josephine Woll explains how Soviet industry and film-makers strove to satisfy audiences' hunger…

  • Freedom of Expression in Islam

    Freedom of Expression in Islam

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755638826

    In Muslim countries, apostasy and blasphemy laws are defended on the grounds that they are based on Islamic Shari’a and intended to protect religion. But blasphemy and apostasy laws can be used both to suppress thought and debate and to harass…

  • Freedom of Expression in Islam

    Freedom of Expression in Islam

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784538576

    In Muslim countries, apostasy and blasphemy laws are defended on the grounds that they are based on Islamic Shari’a and intended to protect religion. But blasphemy and apostasy laws can be used both to suppress thought and debate and to harass…

  • Jainism

    Jainism
    av Jeffery D. Long

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845116262

    Jainism evokes images of monks wearing face-masks to protect insects and mico-organisms from being inhaled. Or of Jains sweeping the ground in front of them to ensure that living creatures are not inadvertently crushed: a practice of non-violence so…

  • After the Genocide in Rwanda

    After the Genocide in Rwanda

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788318280

    Since the Genocide against the Tutsi, when up to one million Rwandan people were brutally killed, Rwanda has undergone a remarkable period of reconstruction. Driven by a governmental programme of unity and reconciliation, the last 25 years have seen…

  • After the Genocide in Rwanda

    After the Genocide in Rwanda

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788313230

    Since the Genocide against the Tutsi, when up to one million Rwandan people were brutally killed, Rwanda has undergone a remarkable period of reconstruction. Driven by a governmental programme of unity and reconciliation, the last 25 years have seen…

  • Zhou Enlai

    Zhou Enlai
    av Michael Dillon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788319300

    Enigmatic, Eminence grise, the ‘power behind the throne’ – these phrases sum up Zhou Enlai’s long and varied, but always pivotal, political career in the Chinese Communist Party from the 1920s to 1970s. Born in 1898, Zhou wit…

  • Zhou Enlai

    Zhou Enlai
    av Michael Dillon

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784536152

    Enigmatic, Eminence grise, the ‘power behind the throne’ – these phrases sum up Zhou Enlai’s long and varied, but always pivotal, political career in the Chinese Communist Party from the 1920s to 1970s. Born in 1898, Zhou wit…

  • Triple-Axis

    Triple-Axis
    av Ariane Tabatabai

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788312394

    The most significant challenge to the post-Cold War international order is the growing power of ambitious states opposed to the West. Iran, Russia and China each view the global structure through the prism of historical experience. Rejecting the uni…

  • Triple-Axis

    Triple-Axis
    av Ariane Tabatabai

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755640621

    The most significant challenge to the post-Cold War international order is the growing power of ambitious states opposed to the West. Iran, Russia and China each view the global structure through the prism of historical experience. Rejecting the uni…

  • Writing Ancient History

    Writing Ancient History
    av Luke Pitcher

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845119584

    'History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon', said Napoleon. Yet the actual writing of history, especially ancient history, is a practice that often prompts more discord than assent. In his new textbook, Luke Pitche…

  • Writing Ancient History

    Writing Ancient History
    av Luke Pitcher

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845119577

    'History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon', said Napoleon. Yet the actual writing of history, especially ancient history, is a practice that often prompts more discord than assent. In his new textbook, Luke Pitche…

  • Iraq Since 1958

    Iraq Since 1958
    av Marion Farouk-Sluglett

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860646225

    This volume explores the emergence of modern Iraq covering the period since the revolution in 1958 and concentrating on Saddam Hussein's rise to power and his consolidation as leader. It also covers the role and decline of the Iraqi Communist Party…

  • Church in the Modern Age

    Church in the Modern Age
    av Jeremy Morris

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845113179

    Given the diversity and complexity of developments in the twentieth century, a history of the Christian Church in the modern period is in some ways the most challenging volume of all to write. But Jeremy Morris succeeds in presenting a coherent acco…

  • Geographies of Peace

    Geographies of Peace

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780761435

    From handshakes on the White House lawn to Picasso's iconic dove of peace, the images and stereotypes of peace are powerful, widespread and easily recognizable. Yet if we try to offer a concise definition of peace it is altogether a more complicated…

  • Alberto Giacometti

    Alberto Giacometti
    av Timothy Mathews

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780767871

    Alberto Giacometti's attenuated figures of the human form are among the most significant artistic images of the twentieth century. Jean-Paul Sartre and Andre Breton are just two of the great thinkers whose thought has been nurtured by the graceful,…

  • Kashmir in Conflict

    Kashmir in Conflict
    av Victoria Schofield

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848851054

    How has the valley of Kashmir, famed for its beauty and tranquility, become the focus of a dispute with the potential for nuclear conflict? How does the Kashmir separatist movement challenge the integrity of the Indian state and threaten the stabili…

  • Kashmir in Conflict

    Kashmir in Conflict
    av Victoria Schofield

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755607181

    The valley of Kashmir continues to be a major flashpoint in South Asia, threatening the stability of a region of great strategic importance. This book, now in its fifth updated edition, examines the conflict over the former princely state of Jammu a…

  • The Pivot of the Universe

    The Pivot of the Universe
    av Abbas Amanat

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845118280

    When he was assassinated in 1896, Nasir al-Din Shah had sat on the Peacock throne for nearly half a century. A colourful, complex figure, he is frequently portrayed as indolent and self-indulgent. Yet, he was in many ways an effective ruler who disp…

  • Empires at War

    Empires at War
    av Dr Francis Pike

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848858657

    Asia - with four billion people, almost two-thirds of the world's population, a huge landmass and the fastest-growing economies - has in the past decade transformed the geopolitical global balance. "Empires at War" gives a dramatic narrative account…

  • Authoritarian Politics in Turkey

    Authoritarian Politics in Turkey

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755643523

    President Erdogan's victory in the April 2017 referendum granted him sweeping new powers across Turkey. The constitutional reforms transform the country from a parliamentary democracy into a "Turkish style" presidential republic. Despite being democ…

  • Authoritarian Politics in Turkey

    Authoritarian Politics in Turkey
    av Bahar Baser

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784538002

    President Erdogan's victory in the April 2017 referendum granted him sweeping new powers across Turkey. The constitutional reforms transform the country from a parliamentary democracy into a "Turkish style" presidential republic. Despite being democ…

  • Yugoslavia and Political Assassinations

    Yugoslavia and Political Assassinations
    av Christian Axboe Nielsen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788315241

    Yugoslavia and Political Assassinations is the first book in English to analyse how and why the Yugoslav State Security Service carried out multiple targeted assassinations, over the country's forty-six years of existence, under the pretext of prote…

  • American Look

    American Look
    av Rebecca Arnold

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860647635

    From the end of the 1930s through the 1940s, the New York fashion industry came into its own. Sportswear, which had evolved from its sporting origins to include simple casual wear for town and country, travel and leisure, was at the centre of this s…

  • The Spark that Lit the Revolution

    The Spark that Lit the Revolution
    av Dr Robert Henderson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784538620

    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin visited London on six occasions at the beginning of the twentieth century and it was in this city, where Marx wrote Das Kapital, that the roots of Lenin's political thought took shape. This book, from a former curator of the Ru…

  • Reading "Deadwood"

    Reading "Deadwood"

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845112219

    Apart from its brilliance as television, it's amazing what "Deadwood" gets away with. This acclaimed series from HBO, which premiered in 2004, is set in the teeming outlaw camp of 'Deadwood'. It has been described by "Variety" as 'a vulgar, gritty,…

  • Controversies in Formative Shi?i Islam

    Controversies in Formative Shi?i Islam
    av Mushegh Asatryan

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784538958

    I.B.Tauris in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies Among the various Muslim communities that were articulating their doctrinal positions in the early Islamic centuries, one in particular was known derisively as the Ghulat ('extremists')…

  • The Ottomans and the Mamluks

    The Ottomans and the Mamluks
    av Cihan Yuksel Muslu

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784536701

    Beginning on the eve of Oceanic exploration, and the first European forays into the Indian Ocean and the Middle East, The Ottomans and the Mamluks traces the growth of the Ottoman Empire from a tiny Anatolian principality to a world power, and the r…

  • Black Flags of the Caribbean

    Black Flags of the Caribbean
    av Dr Simon Cottee

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755616923

    The Caribbean does not immediately come to mind when we think about ISIS – and yet, in 2017, Trinidad and Tobago ranked first place in the list of western countries with the highest rates of foreign-fighter radicalization, with over 240 nation…

  • Black Flags of the Caribbean

    Black Flags of the Caribbean
    av Dr Simon Cottee

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755616930

    The Caribbean does not immediately come to mind when we think about ISIS – and yet, in 2017, Trinidad and Tobago ranked first place in the list of western countries with the highest rates of foreign-fighter radicalization, with over 240 nation…

  • Digital Snaps

    Digital Snaps

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780763323

    Photography as an everyday practice is once again changing dramatically. At this moment of transition from analogue to digital, Digital Snaps aims to develop a new media ecology that can accommodate these changes to photography 'as we know it'. Expe…

  • The Shah's Iran - Rise and Fall

    The Shah's Iran - Rise and Fall
    av Abdolreza Ansari

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784536329

    A chance encounter diverted Abdolreza Ansari from completing his PHD in the US, and set him on a professional journey which mirrored the prolific rise and the precipitous fall of the regime of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran. Ansari's government…

  • Lyotard Reframed

    Lyotard Reframed
    av Graham Jones

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845116804

    Lyotard's claims concerning the postmodern have often been misunderstood or misrepresented. Lyotard Reframed provides an analysis of Lyotard's most influential writings on the postmodern alongside a detailed commentary on his broader philosophy, dem…

  • Virgil

    Virgil
    av Peter Levi

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848859043

    In this biography, the eminent classicist Peter Levi uses Virgil's poems, like the Eclogues, Georgics, his epic, The Aeneid, as well as historical and archeological evidence, to discard many of the myths surrounding Virgil's life. In doing so, he un…

  • Angola at the Crossroads

    Angola at the Crossroads
    av Dr Rui Santos Verde

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755606733

    Angola is the third largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa and plans to accede to the Commonwealth. However, it is poised at a crossroads between a past marked by civil war and corruption and a future of potential economic development. This book exam…

  • Turkey in Africa

    Turkey in Africa
    av Dr Federico Donelli

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755636976

    Africa is increasingly becoming an arena for geopolitical competition over its resources and, in the last two decades, has seen many emerging powers such as China, India, Russia, Japan and Brazil attempting to strengthen their ties with the continen…

  • English Hours

    English Hours
    av Henry James

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848854857

    'Spring was already in the air, in the town; there was no rain but there was still less sun - one wondered what had become of it, on this side of the world - and the grey mildness, shading away into black at any pretext, appeared in itself a promise…

  • US-Egypt Diplomacy under Johnson

    US-Egypt Diplomacy under Johnson
    av Gabriel Glickman

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755634026

    What happens to policies when a president dies in office? Do they get replaced by the new president, or do advisers carry on with the status quo? In November 1963, these were important questions for a Kennedy-turned-Johnson administration. Among the…

  • The Crisis of Globalization

    The Crisis of Globalization

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788315166

    In recent years, the effects of economic openness and technological change have fuelled dissatisfaction with established political systems and led to new forms of political populism that exploit the economic and political resentment created by globa…

  • The Crisis of Globalization

    The Crisis of Globalization

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788315159

    In recent years, the effects of economic openness and technological change have fuelled dissatisfaction with established political systems and led to new forms of political populism that exploit the economic and political resentment created by globa…

  • Media and Public Shaming

    Media and Public Shaming
    av Julian Petley

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780765877

    The media today, and especially the national press, are frequently in conflict with people in the public eye, particularly politicians and celebrities, over the disclosure of private information and behaviour. Historically, journalists have argued t…

  • Media and Public Shaming

    Media and Public Shaming
    av Julian Petley

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780765860

    The media today, and especially the national press, are frequently in conflict with people in the public eye, particularly politicians and celebrities, over the disclosure of private information and behaviour. Historically, journalists have argued t…

  • Kurds and Yezidis in the Middle East

    Kurds and Yezidis in the Middle East

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755601196

    The diversity of Kurdish communities across the Middle East is now recognized as central to understanding both the challenges and opportunities for their representation and politics. Yet little scholarship has focused on the complexities within thes…

  • The Land Beyond

    The Land Beyond
    av Leon McCarron

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788310567

    There are many reasons why it might seem unwise to walk, mostly alone, through the Middle East. That, in part, is exactly why Leon McCarron did it.From Jerusalem, McCarron followed a series of wild hiking trails that trace ancient trading and pilgri…

  • The Dark Heart of Hitler's Europe

    The Dark Heart of Hitler's Europe
    av Martin Winstone

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780764771

    After the German attack on Poland in 1939, vast swathes of Polish territory, including Warsaw and Krakow, were occupied by the Nazis in an administration which became known as the 'General Government'. The region was not directly incorporated into t…

  • The Devil

    The Devil
    av Philip C. Almond

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784536398

    It is often said that the devil has all the best tunes. He also has as many names as he has guises. Lucifer, Mephistopheles, Beelzebub (in Christian thought), Ha-Satan or the Adversary (in Jewish scripture) and Iblis or Shaitan (in Islamic tradition…

  • The Early Church

    The Early Church
    av Morwenna Ludlow

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845113667

    How did the early Christians manage to establish a religion and institution which, despite persecution, flourished and grew? How did their initial experience of being a despised minority in the Roman Empire shape their sense of privileged identity a…

  • Jewish Morocco

    Jewish Morocco
    av Emily Benichou Gottreich

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780768496

    The history of Morocco cannot effectively be told without the history of its Jewish inhabitants. Their presence in Northwest Africa pre-dates the rise of Islam and continues to the present day, combining elements of Berber (Amazigh), Arab, Sephardi…

  • The Women Who Built the Ottoman World

    The Women Who Built the Ottoman World
    av Muzaffer OEzgules

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784539269

    At the beginning of the eighteenth century, the Ottoman Empire remained the grandest and most powerful of Middle Eastern empires. One hitherto overlooked aspect of the Empire's remarkable cultural legacy was the role of powerful women - often the he…

  • Iran and the World in the Safavid Age

    Iran and the World in the Safavid Age

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780769905

    I.B.Tauris in association with the Iran Heritage Foundation The Safavid era is of special significance in the history of Iran. Under the Safavids - between the sixteenth and the mideighteenth century - Iran was transformed and a state emerged which…

  • Clothing and Landscape in Victorian England

    Clothing and Landscape in Victorian England
    av Rachel Worth

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784533960

    In the context of this rapidly changing world, Rachel Worth explores the ways in which the clothing of the rural working classes was represented visually in paintings and photographs and by the literary sources of documentary, autobiography and fict…

  • Slaves of the Shah

    Slaves of the Shah
    av Sussan Babaie

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788310864

    The Safavid dynasty represented the pinnacle of Iran's power and influence in its early modern history. The evidence of this - the creation of a nation state, military expansion and success, economic dynamism and the exquisite art and architecture o…

  • Slaves of the Shah

    Slaves of the Shah
    av Sussan Babaie

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860647215

    The Savafid dynasty represented, in political, cultural and economic terms the pinnacle of Iran's power and influence in its early modern history. The evidence for this -the creation of a nation state, military expansion and success, economic dynami…

  • When We Dead Awaken: Australia, New Zealand, and the Armenian Genocide

    When We Dead Awaken: Australia, New Zealand, and the Armenian Genocide
    av James Robins

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755600311

    On April 25th 1915, during the First World War, the famous Anzacs landed ashore at Gallipoli. At the exact same moment, leading figures of Armenian life in the Ottoman Empire were being arrested in vast numbers. That dark day marks the simultaneous…

  • Saudi Arabia and Iran

    Saudi Arabia and Iran
    av Simon Mabon

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788314145

    In the wake of the 1979 Iranian revolution, relations between states in the Middle East were reconfigured and reassessed overnight. Amongst the most-affected was the relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia. The existence of a new regime in Tehran…

  • Young Lothar

    Young Lothar
    av Larry Orbach

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784537630

    His promising education was aborted; his close-knit family splintered. When the Gestapo came for Orbach's mother on Christmas Eve 1942, they escaped with false papers; his mother found sanctuary with a family of Communists and Orbach - under the ass…

  • Revolt in the Desert

    Revolt in the Desert
    av T. E. Lawrence

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848856653

    The Arab Revolt of 1916-1918, when the disparate tribes of Arabia rose up as one great force to defeat an empire, was one of the most turbulent periods in the history of the Middle East and a pivotal element of the Middle Eastern arena of World War…

  • Empire of the Winds

    Empire of the Winds
    av Philip Bowring

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788314466

    Winner of the Penang Book Prize 2019 Nusantaria – often referred to as ‘Maritime Southeast Asia’ – is the world’s largest archipelago and has, for centuries, been a vital cultural and trading hub. Nusantara, a Sanskrit,…

  • Irregular War

    Irregular War
    av Paul Rogers

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784538446

    The world has changed. Rather than a clash of civilisations, the West now faces revolts from the margins, driven by widening economic divisions, rising global elites and dangerous environmental constraints. The emergence of global terrorist movement…

  • Irregular War

    Irregular War
    av Paul Rogers

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784534882

    If the rise of Islamic State can overthrow powerful states in a matter of weeks, what kind of a secure future can the world expect? After more than a decade of the war on terror, security specialists thought that Islamist paramilitary movements were…

  • Writings, 1922-1934

    Writings, 1922-1934
    av Sergei Eisenstein

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848853553

    I.B.Tauris is delighted to announce the reissue in paperback in three volumes of the definitive, most comprehensive edition, in the finest translations and fully annotated, of the writings of this great filmmaker, theorist and teacher of film - and…

  • Alexander the Great in the Early Christian Tradition

    Alexander the Great in the Early Christian Tradition
    av Dr Christian Thrue Djurslev

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788311649

    What has Alexander the Great to do with Jesus Christ? Or the legendary king’s conquest of the Persian Empire (335–23 BCE) to do with the prophecies of the Old Testament? In many ways, the early Christian writings on Alexander and his leg…