art, academic and non-fiction books
publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Islands in a Cosmopolitan Sea A History of the Comoros
ISBN: HB: 9781787381469, Hurst Publishers, June 2019
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Many people today have never heard of the Comoros, but these islands were once part of a prosperous economic system that stretched halfway around the world. A key node in the trading networks of the Indian Ocean, the Comoros th...
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£45,00
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Twice-Born Life and Death on the Ganges
ISBN: HB: 9781787381193, Hurst Publishers, March 2019
344 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! When Aatish Taseer first came to Benares, the spiritual capital of Hinduism, he was the Westernised teenager of an Indian journalist and a Pakistani politician, raised among New Delhi's intellectual and cultural elite. Nearly t...
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£20,00
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Sami Peoples of the North A Social and Cultural History
ISBN: PB: 9781787380318, Hurst Publishers, December 2018
344 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! The first comprehensive history of the Sami people of the Nordic countries and northwestern Russia. There is no single volume which encompasses an integrated social and cultural history of the Sami people from the Nordic countr...
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£18,99
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Australianama The South Asian Odyssey in Australia
ISBN: PB: 9781849049696, Hurst Publishers, December 2018
288 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Australian deserts remain dotted with the ruins of old mosques. Beginning with a Bengali poetry collection discovered in a nineteenth-century mosque in the town of Broken Hill, Samia Khatun weaves together the stories of variou...
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£25,00
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Military Anthropology Soldiers, Scholars and Subjects at the Margins of Empire
ISBN: HB: 9781849048125, Hurst Publishers, August 2017
352 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! In almost every military intervention in its history, the US has made cultural mistakes that hindered attainment of its policy goals. From the strategic bombing of Vietnam to the accidental burning of the Koran in Afghanistan,...
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£35,00
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Ochre and Rust Artefacts and Encounters on Australian Frontiers
ISBN: HB: 9781849048392, Hurst Publishers, May 2017
448 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! "Ochre and Rust" offers a dazzling new perspective on frontier relations between Australia's Aboriginal peoples and European colonists. Nine museum artefacts take the reader into a fascinating zone of encounter and mutual curio...
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£25,00
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Animism Respecting the Living World
ISBN: PB: 9781849048408, Hurst Publishers, April 2017
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! "Animism" is now an important term for describing ways in which some people understand and engage respectfully with the larger-than-human world. Its central theme is our relationship with animals, plants, rocks, kettles and oth...
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£14,99
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Learning from the Curse Sembene's Xala
ISBN: HB: 9781849046954, Hurst Publishers, February 2017
160 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! "This book is about a story (Ousmane Sembene's Xala), about a time (the aftermath of Senegalese Independence), and about a place (Dakar, the capital of Senegal). It's also about the collaboration between an artist and an anthro...
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£17,99
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Civilisation of Perpetual Movement Nomadism in World Politics
ISBN: HB: 9781849043984, Hurst Publishers, January 2016
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! From the Chinese Emperors to the Romans and the Byzantines, from British Foreign Office agents in the Great Game to today's hippies, backpackers and aid workers, a long line of 'civilised', sedentary, peoples have again and aga...
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£20,00
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Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance Cultures of Exclusion
ISBN: PB: 9781849042796, ISBN: HB: 9781849042789, Hurst Publishers, November 2013
320 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Until the 1930s no woman could perform in public and retain respectability in India. Professional female performers were courtesans and dancing girls who lived beyond the confines of marriage, but were often powerful figures in...
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£25,00
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£50,00
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