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publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Understanding Libya Since Gaddafi
ISBN: PB: 9781849048880, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Why has Libya fallen apart since 2011? The world has largely given up trying to understand how the revolution that toppled Muammar Gaddafi has left the country a failed state and a major security headache for Europe. Gaddafi's...
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£17,99
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Love and Poetry in the Middle East
ISBN: HB: 9781849047098, Hurst Publishers, October 2019
320 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! It has become common in the Western media to reduce the Middle East and its cultures to news and images of violence. A region at the centre of the world's civilisations is in danger of becoming culturally tarnished beyond recog...
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£35,00
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Arafat and Abbas Portraits of Leadership in a State Postponed
ISBN: HB: 9781787381438, Hurst Publishers, July 2019
256 pp., 26.1x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! This landmark volume presents vivid and intimate portraits of Palestinian Presidents Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas, revealing the impact these different personalities have had on the struggle for national self-determination....
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£30,00
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Jerusalem City of the Book
ISBN: HB: 9780300222852, Yale University Press, June 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 colour illus., 23 black&white illus.
In this enchanting book, Merav Mack and Benjamin Balint explore Jerusalem's libraries to tell the story of this city as a place where some of the world's most enduring ideas were put into words. The writers of Jerusalem, although renowned the world o...
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£20,00
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Sports, Politics and Society In the Middle East
ISBN: PB: 9781787381520, Hurst Publishers, June 2019
296 pp., 21.6x13.4 cm
For sale in CIS only! Sport in the Middle East has become a major issue in global affairs. The contributors to this timely volume discuss the intersection of political and cultural processes related to sport in the region. Eleven chapters trace the...
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£25,00
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Idea of the Muslim World A Global Intellectual History
ISBN: PB: 9780674238176, ISBN: HB: 9780674050372, Harvard University Press, April 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm
When President Barack Obama visited Cairo in 2009 to deliver an address to Muslims worldwide, he followed in the footsteps of countless politicians who have taken the existence of a unified global Muslim community for granted. But as Cemil Aydin expl...
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£12,95
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£21,95
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Thirty-Year Genocide Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924
ISBN: HB: 9780674916456, Harvard University Press, April 2019
636 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 photos, 7 maps, 2 tables
Between 1894 and 1924, three waves of violence swept across Anatolia, targeting the region's Christian minorities, who had previously accounted for 20 percent of the population. By 1924, the Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks had been reduced to 2 perc...
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£25,00
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Sites of Pluralism Community Politics in the Middle East
ISBN: PB: 9781787380226, Hurst Publishers, April 2019
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Scholars and policymakers, struggling to make sense of the ongoing chaos in the Middle East, have focused on the possible causes of the escalation in both inter-state and intra-state conflict. But the Arab Spring has shown the...
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£25,00
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Hezbollah Mobilisation and Power
ISBN: HB: 9781849046312, Hurst Publishers, April 2019
376 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Almost thirty years after its foundation, Hezbollah remains an enigma. Is it an Islamist terrorist group dedicated to destroying Israel or the first Arab national resistance to have ever defeated Tel Aviv's troops? Should we lo...
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£25,00
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Matilda Empress, Queen, Warrior
ISBN: HB: 9780300227253, Yale University Press, March 2019
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Matilda was a daughter, wife, and mother. But she was also empress, heir to the English crown – the first woman ever to hold the position – and an able military general. This new biography explores Matilda's achievements as military and political le...
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£20,00
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