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

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Minds Make Societies How Cognition Explains the World Humans Create
ISBN: PB: 9780300248548, ISBN: HB: 9780300223453, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
"There is no good reason why human societies should not be described and explained with the same precision and success as the rest of nature". Thus argues evolutionary psychologist Pascal Boyer in this uniquely innovative book. Integrating recent in...
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£14,99
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£25,00
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Other Digital China Nonconfrontational Activism on the Social Web
ISBN: HB: 9780674980921, Harvard University Press, January 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 17 illus., 1 map, 3 tables
The Chinese government has increased digital censorship under Xi Jinping. Why? Because online activism works; it is perceived as a threat in halls of power. In "The Other Digital China", Jing Wang, a scholar at MIT and an activist in China, shatters...
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£31,95
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Twilight of the Elites The Prosperous, the Periphery, and the Future of France
ISBN: PB: 9780300248425, ISBN: HB: 9780300233766, Yale University Press, January 2020
192 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Christophe Guilluy, a French geographer, makes the case that France has become an "American society" – one that is both increasingly multicultural and increasingly unequal. The divide between the global economy's winners and losers in today's France...
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£10,99
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£18,99
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Caste of Merit Engineering Education in India
ISBN: HB: 9780674987883, Harvard University Press, December 2019
336 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
Just as Americans least disadvantaged by racism are most likely to endorse their country as post?racial, Indians who have benefited from their upper-caste affiliation rush to declare their country post?caste. In "The Caste of Merit", Ajantha Subraman...
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£39,95
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Statelessness A Modern History
ISBN: HB: 9780674976313, Harvard University Press, December 2019
330 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Two world wars left millions stranded in Europe. The collapse of empires and the rise of independent states in the twentieth century produced an unprecedented number of people without national belonging and with nowhere to go. Mira Siegelberg's innov...
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£28,95
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Seeing Patients A Surgeon's Story of Race and Medical Bias (with a New Preface)
ISBN: PB: 9780674241374, Harvard University Press, December 2019
376 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 19 illus.
Growing up in Jim Crow–era Tennessee and training and teaching in overwhelmingly white medical institutions, Gus White witnessed firsthand how prejudice works in the world of medicine. While race relations have changed dramatically since then, old wa...
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£17,95
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Legacies of War Enduring Memories, Persistent Patterns
ISBN: PB: 9780674987791, Harvard University Press, December 2019
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 halftones
Wars always harm civilians. How wars are waged – with what means and methods, and with what underlying animus – has great impact on civilian suffering and social memory. Across time frames and cultures, this book examines the various distinct feature...
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£15,95
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When Home Won't Let You Stay Migration through Contemporary Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300247480, Yale University Press, November 2019
240 pp., 29.2x22.2 cm, 134 colour illus.
In this timely volume, artists and thinkers join in conversation around the topic of global migration, examining both its cultural impact and the culture of migration itself. Individual voices shed light on the societal transformations related to mig...
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£40,00
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Newcomers Gentrification and Its Discontents
ISBN: HB: 9780226476261, University of Chicago Press, November 2019
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 21 halftones
Gentrification is transforming cities, small and large, across the country. Though it's easy to bemoan the diminished social diversity and transformation of commercial strips that often signify a gentrifying neighborhood, determining who actually ben...
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£23,00
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Politics of Solidarity Privatisation, Precarious Work and Labour in South Africa
ISBN: PB: 9783593510477, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, November 2019
430 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 1 colour plate, 15 halftones
"Politics of Solidarity" explores the transformation of public services in post-apartheid South Africa and the effects of privatization in three cities: Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, and Cape Town. Drawing on extensive qualitative fieldwork, Carmen Ludwi...
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£34,00
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