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

Name your list

Sort and filter the results:
Politics of Empire at the Accession of George III The East India Company and the Crisis and Transformation of Britain's Imperial State
ISBN: HB: 9780300208269, Yale University Press, February 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this bold debut work, historian James M. Vaughn challenges the scholarly consensus that British India and the Second Empire were founded "in a fit of absence of mind". He instead argues that the origins of the Raj and the largest empire of the mod...
HB:
£40,00
QTY:
Ganges The Many Pasts of an Indian River
ISBN: HB: 9780300119169, Yale University Press, January 2019
456 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 66 black&white illus.
Originating in the Himalayas and flowing into the Bay of Bengal, the Ganges is India's most important and sacred river. In this unprecedented work, historian Sudipta Sen tells the story of the Ganges, from the communities that arose on its banks to t...
HB:
£20,00
QTY:
Armenia Art, Religion, and Trade in the Middle Ages
ISBN: HB: 9781588396600, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
352 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 282 colour illus.
As the first people to officially convert to Christianity, Armenians commissioned and produced astonishing religious objects. This sumptuous volume depicts and contextualizes the compelling works of art that defined the rich and complicated culture o...
HB:
£50,00
QTY:
End of the Asian Century War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region
ISBN: PB: 9780300239980, ISBN: HB: 9780300212228, Yale University Press, October 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
An urgently needed "risk map" of the many dangers that could derail Asia's growth and stability Since Marco Polo, the West has waited for the "Asian Century". Today, the world believes that Century has arrived. Yet from China's slumping economy to wa...
PB:
£13,00
QTY:
HB:
£20,00
QTY:
Red Flags Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy
ISBN: HB: 9780300233193, Yale University Press, September 2018
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Under President Xi Jinping, China has become a large and confident power both at home and abroad, but the country also faces serious challenges. In this critical take on China's future, economist George Magnus explores four key traps that China must...
HB:
£20,00
QTY:
Empresses of China's Forbidden City, 1644-1912
ISBN: HB: 9780300237085, Yale University Press, September 2018
264 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 220 colour and black&white illus.
Empresses in the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) played an influential role in the imperial court and the cosmopolitan culture of their time. Offering compelling insights into the material culture, activities, and living spaces of Qing empresses, this lavis...
HB:
£45,00
QTY:
Terracotta Army Legacy of the First Emperor of China
ISBN: HB: 9780300230567, Yale University Press, February 2018
120 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 137 colour illus.
First discovered by a farmer in 1974, the burial site of China's first emperor, Ying Zheng, has yielded thousands of life-size terracotta figures and artifacts, and continues to be excavated today. This fascinating publication features more than 130...
HB:
£35,00
QTY:
Cold War Monks Buddhism and America's Secret Strategy in Southeast Asia
ISBN: HB: 9780300218565, Yale University Press, February 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
How did the U.S. government make use of a "Buddhist policy" in Southeast Asia during the Cold War despite the American principle that the state should not meddle with religion? To answer this question, Eugene Ford delved deep into an unprecedented ra...
HB:
£30,00
QTY:
Hell No The Forgotten Power of the Vietnam Peace Movement
ISBN: HB: 9780300218671, Yale University Press, May 2017
168 pp., 21x14 cm
Why those who protested the Vietnam War must be honored, remembered, and appreciated. "Hell no" was the battle cry of the largest peace movement in American history – the effort to end the Vietnam War, which included thousands of veterans. The movem...
HB:
£18,00
QTY:
Mongols and the Islamic World From Conquest to Conversion
ISBN: HB: 9780300125337, Yale University Press, April 2017
608 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 7 black&white illus., 8 maps, 6 tables
An epic historical consideration of the Mongol conquest of Western Asia and the spread of Islam during the years of non-Muslim rule. The Mongol conquest of the Islamic world began in the early thirteenth century when Genghis Khan and his warriors ov...
HB:
£30,00
QTY: