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

Name your list

Sort and filter the results:
Education and the Commercial Mindset
ISBN: PB: 9780674986848, ISBN: HB: 9780674049178, Harvard University Press, October 2018
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 charts, 20 tables
America's commitment to public schooling once seemed unshakable. But today the movement to privatize K–12 education is stronger than ever. A veteran teacher and administrator, Samuel Abrams examines the rise of market forces in public education and r...
PB:
£17,95
QTY:
HB:
£28,95
QTY:
Economics of Religion in India
ISBN: HB: 9780674979642, Harvard University Press, September 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 photos, 2 maps, 33 illus.
Religion has not been a popular target for economic analysis. Yet the tools of economics can offer deep insights into how religious groups compete, deliver social services, and reach out to potential converts – how, in daily life, religions nurture a...
HB:
£39,95
QTY:
Embattled Vote in America From the Founding to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9780674972360, Harvard University Press, September 2018
336 pp., 21x14 cm
Americans have fought and died for the right to vote. Yet the world's oldest continuously operating democracy guarantees no one, not even citizens, the opportunity to elect a government. In this rousing work, the best-selling author of "The Case for...
HB:
£20,95
QTY:
Exoplanets Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Life
ISBN: HB: 9780674976900, Harvard University Press, September 2018
272 pp., 21x14 cm, 16 illus., 2 tables
Astronomers have recently discovered thousands of planets that orbit stars throughout our Milky Way galaxy. With his characteristic wit and style, Donald Goldsmith presents the science of exoplanets and the search for extraterrestrial life in a way t...
HB:
£17,95
QTY:
Economic Statecraft Human Rights, Sanctions, and Conditionality
ISBN: HB: 9780674979635, Harvard University Press, August 2018
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
At least since Athenian trade sanctions helped to spark the Peloponnesian War, economic coercion has been a prominent tool of foreign policy. In the modern era, sovereign states and multilateral institutions have imposed economic sanctions on dictato...
HB:
£31,95
QTY:
Ethics of Authenticity
ISBN: PB: 9780674987692, Harvard University Press, August 2018
160 pp., 22.6x15.2 cm
Everywhere we hear talk of decline, of a world that was better once, maybe fifty years ago, maybe centuries ago, but certainly before modernity drew us along its dubious path. While some lament the slide of Western culture into relativism and nihilis...
PB:
£12,95
QTY:
Elements of Surprise Our Mental Limits and the Satisfactions of Plot
ISBN: HB: 9780674980204, Harvard University Press, May 2018
310 pp., 20.9x13.4 cm
Why do some surprises delight – the endings of Agatha Christie novels, films like "The Sixth Sense", the flash awareness that Pip's benefactor is not (and never was!) Miss Havisham? Writing at the intersection of cognitive science and narrative pleas...
HB:
£25,95
QTY:
Emerging Modern World 1750-1870
ISBN: HB: 9780674047204, Harvard University Press, May 2018
1020 pp., 23.5x16.2 cm, 55 halftones, 24 maps
For as long as there have been nations, there has been an "international" – a sphere of cross-border relations. But for most of human history, this space was sparsely occupied. States and regions were connected by long-distance commerce and the spasm...
HB:
£32,95
QTY:
Empire by Invitation William Walker and Manifest Destiny in Central America
ISBN: HB: 9780674737495, Harvard University Press, April 2018
330 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 halftones, 3 maps
Michel Gobat traces the untold story of the rise and fall of the first U.S. overseas empire to William Walker, a believer in the nation's manifest destiny to spread its blessings not only westward but abroad as well. In the 1850s Walker and a small...
HB:
£28,95
QTY:
End of Sex and Future of Human Reproduction
ISBN: PB: 9780674984011, Harvard University Press, April 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Within twenty, maybe forty, years most people in developed countries will stop having sex for the purpose of reproduction. Instead, prospective parents will be told as much as they wish to know about the genetic makeup of dozens of embryos, and they...
PB:
£14,95
QTY: