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

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On Democracy
ISBN: PB: 9780300254051, Yale University Press, January 2021
288 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Written by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time, this book explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. In a new introduction to this Veritas edition, Ian Shapiro considers how Dahl would respond to the ongoing challenges democra...
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£14,99
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Why Liberalism Works How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All
ISBN: HB: 9780300235081, Yale University Press, December 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The greatest challenges facing humankind, according to Deirdre McCloskey, are poverty and tyranny, both of which hold people back. Arguing for a return to true liberal values, this engaging and accessible book develops, defends, and demonstrates how...
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£20,00
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World Safe for Democracy Liberal Internationalism and the Crises of Global Order
ISBN: HB: 9780300230987, Yale University Press, November 2020
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
For two hundred years, the grand project of liberal internationalism has been to build a world order that is open, loosely rules-based, and oriented toward progressive ideas. Today this project is in crisis, threatened from the outside by illiberal c...
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£20,00
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Production of Local Knowledge History and Politics in the Work of Rene Zavaleta Mercado
ISBN: HB: 9780857423344, Seagull Books, November 2020
456 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This volume presents a comprehensive examination of the work of Rene Zavaleta Mercado (1939-1984), the most notable Bolivian political thinker of the twentieth century. While Zavaleta did not live to see the triumph of the indigenous social movements...
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£30,00
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Professional Wrestling Politics and Populism
ISBN: PB: 9780857427946, Seagull Books, November 2020
312 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
A wildly popular form of mass media and live entertainment, professional wrestling makes a spectacle of violent acts. With its long history of working contemporary events into storylines and commenting upon cultural and military conflicts, profession...
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£35,00
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Obama The Historic Presidency of Barack Obama (Updated Edition)
ISBN: HB: 9781454937821, GMC Group, Sterling, November 2020
320 pp., 27.3x23.5 cm, illus.
Through stunning images by White House photographers and others, as well as notable essays and quotes from a broad spectrum of people, this updated edition of Obama looks back at the President's journey from his remarkable victory to his life after t...
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£25,00
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How to Secure a Country
ISBN: HB: 9783037785973, Lars Muller Publishers, October 2020
220 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, illus.
Switzerland is well-known as one of the safest countries on earth and as a prime example of efficiency and efficacy. One of the central reasons that such a country exists is the development of a culture based on protection, which is supported by the...
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£30,00
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Open World How America Can Win the Contest for Twenty-First-Century Order
ISBN: HB: 9780300250329, Yale University Press, October 2020
216 pp., 21.6x14 cm
This ambitious and incisive book presents a new vision for American foreign policy and international order at a time of historic upheaval. The United States global leadership crisis is not a passing shock created by the Trump presidency or COVID-19,...
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£20,00
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Power on the Precipice The Six Choices America Faces in a Turbulent World
ISBN: HB: 9780300243505, Yale University Press, October 2020
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
Is America fated to decline as a great power? Can it recover? With absorbing insight and fresh perspective, foreign policy expert Andrew Imbrie provides a road map for bolstering American leadership in an era of turbulence abroad and deepening polari...
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£20,00
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Vietnam Rising Dragon (Revised and Updated Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300249637, Yale University Press, October 2020
272 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 40 black&white illus.
The eyes of the West have recently been trained on China and India, but Vietnam is rising fast among its Asian peers. A breathtaking period of social change has seen foreign investment bringing capitalism flooding into its nominally communist society...
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£12,99
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