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

Name your list

Sort and filter the results:
Saints of Ninth- and Tenth-Century Greece
ISBN: HB: 9780674237360, Harvard University Press, May 2019
384 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"Saints of Ninth- and Tenth-Century Greece" collects funeral orations, encomia, and narrative hagiography. Together, these works illuminate one of the most obscure periods of Greek history – when holy men played central roles as the Byzantine adminis...
HB:
£19,95
QTY:
Ethnic Chrysalis China's Orochen People and the Legacy of Qing Borderland Administration
ISBN: HB: 9780674237193, Harvard University Press, May 2019
360 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 3 photos, 1 map, 10 tables
"Ethnic Chrysalis" is the first book in English to cover the early modern history of the Orochen, an ethnic group that has for centuries inhabited areas now belonging to the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China. The Qing dynasty (164...
HB:
£54,95
QTY:
Why Free Will Is Real
ISBN: HB: 9780674979581, Harvard University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 21x14 cm, 4 illus.
Philosophers have argued about the nature and the very existence of free will for centuries. Today, many scientists and scientifically-minded philosophers are skeptical that it exists, especially when it is understood to require the ability to choose...
HB:
£17,95
QTY:
Politics of Mourning Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery
ISBN: PB: 9780674237421, ISBN: HB: 9780674737242, Harvard University Press, May 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 photos
Arlington National Cemetery is America's most sacred shrine, a destination for four million visitors who each year tour its grounds and honor those buried there. For many, Arlington's symbolic importance places it beyond politics. Yet as Micki McElya...
PB:
£12,95
QTY:
HB:
£21,95
QTY:
Revolution That Wasn't How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives
ISBN: HB: 9780674972339, Harvard University Press, May 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 illus., 13 tables
The internet has been hailed as a leveling force that is reshaping activism. From the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter and #MeToo, digital activism seemed cheap, fast, and open to all. Now this celebratory narrative finds itse...
HB:
£21,95
QTY:
Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 110
ISBN: HB: 9780674237315, Harvard University Press, May 2019
550 pp., 21.2x14.2 cm, 2 illus., 1 map, 4 tables
This volume includes: Rachel Zelnick-Abramovitz, "Half Slave, Half Free: Partial Manumission in the Ancient Near East and Beyond"; Chris Eckerman, "I Weave a Variegated Headband: Metaphors for Song and Communication in Pindar's Odes"; Alexander Nikol...
HB:
£36,95
QTY:
Demetrios of Scepsis and His Troikos Diakosmos Ancient and Modern Readings of a Lost Contribution to Ancient Scholarship
ISBN: PB: 9780674237933, Harvard University Press, May 2019
276 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Ancient scholarship had many faces, but most have faded away over time. Demetrios of Scepsis is one of the more shadowy of these lost figures, best known for his commentary on the Trojan Catalogue in Book 2 of the "Iliad". Alexandra Trachsel's work r...
PB:
£17,95
QTY:
Imperiled Destinies The Daoist Quest for Deliverance in Medieval China
ISBN: HB: 9780674237247, Harvard University Press, May 2019
370 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 16 photos
"Imperiled Destinies" examines the evolution of Daoist beliefs about human liability and redemption over eight centuries and outlines ritual procedures for rescuing an ill?starred destiny. From the second through the tenth century CE, Daoism emerged...
HB:
£54,95
QTY:
Why They Marched Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote
ISBN: HB: 9780674986688, Harvard University Press, May 2019
360 pp., 21x14 cm, 31 photos
For far too long, the history of how American women won the right to vote has been told as the tale of a few iconic leaders, all white and native-born. But Susan Ware uncovered a much broader and more diverse story waiting to be told. "Why They March...
HB:
£19,95
QTY:
Greek and Latin Inscriptions from Sardis Part II: Finds since 1958
ISBN: HB: 9780674987265, Harvard University Press, April 2019
225 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 475 halftones, 4 maps
Ancient Sardis, the capital of Lydia, was of outstanding importance: in the Lydian period it held the residence of the kings and subsequently, under Persian rule, the satraps. Throughout antiquity it remained an administrative center. Travelers of mo...
HB:
£64,95
QTY: