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

Name your list

Sort and filter the results:
Manual of the Mammalia An Homage to Lawlor's "Handbook to the Orders and Families of Living Mammals"
ISBN: HB: 9780226533001, University of Chicago Press, March 2019
544 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 513 halftones, 33 line drawings
The taxonomy of recent mammals has lately undergone tremendous revision, but it has been almost four decades since the last update to Timothy E. Lawlor's acclaimed identification guide the "Handbook to the Orders and Families of Living Mammals". Inte...
HB:
£45,00
QTY:
Shaped by the State Toward a New Political History of the Twentieth Century
ISBN: PB: 9780226596327, ISBN: HB: 9780226596297, University of Chicago Press, February 2019
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
American political history has been built around narratives of crisis, in which what "counts" are the moments when seemingly stable political orders collapse and new ones rise from the ashes. No doubt the history of American politics is filled with s...
PB:
£26,50
QTY:
HB:
£79,00
QTY:
Theory and Practice
ISBN: HB: 9780226572345, University of Chicago Press, January 2019
144 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Theory and Practice" is a series of nine lectures that Jacques Derrida delivered at the ةcole Normale Supérieure in 1976 and 1977. The topic of "theory and practice" was associated above all with Marxist discourse and particularly the influential in...
HB:
£26,50
QTY:
Crags and Ravines Make a Marvellous View A Study of Wu Bin's Unique 17th Century Scroll Painting "Ten Views of a Lingbi Rock"
ISBN: PB: 9781909631199, Sylph Editions, January 2019
200 pp., 26x31.7 cm, 50 colour plates, 20 halftones, 10 line drawings, 2 maps
Shortly before the autumn of 1610 the renowned Ming dynasty official, painter, writer, and collector Mi Wanzhong (1570-1628) purchased a scholar's rock to add to his already famous collection. So mesmerized was he by this newly purchased wonder, whic...
PB:
£56,50
QTY:
Creating Political Presence The New Politics of Democratic Representation
ISBN: PB: 9780226588537, ISBN: HB: 9780226588360, University of Chicago Press, January 2019
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 line drawings, 1 table
For at least two centuries, democratic representation has been at the center of debate. Should elected representatives express the views of the majority, or do they have the discretion to interpret their constituents' interests? How can representativ...
PB:
£26,50
QTY:
HB:
£79,00
QTY:
Maps and Civilization Cartography in Culture and Society, Fourth Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780226007434, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
360 pp., 23x15 cm, 91 halftones
In this concise introduction to the history of cartography, Norman J. W. Thrower charts the intimate links between maps and history from antiquity to the present day. A wealth of illustrations, including the oldest known map and contemporary examples...
PB:
£22,50
QTY:
Cornerstone on College Hill An Illustrated History of the University of Alaska Fairbanks
ISBN: HB: 9781602233089, University of Alaska Press, December 2018
400 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 340 halftones
In 1915, Congress granted funds to transform a remote agricultural experiment station on a hill overlooking the frontier town of Fairbanks into a state university. In 1917, the territorial governor signed legislation creating the University of Alaska...
HB:
£30,00
QTY:
Cultural Encounters in Near Eastern History
ISBN: HB: 9788763543873, Museum Tusculanum Press, December 2018
224 pp., 24.1x16.1 cm, 2 colour plates, 22 halftones, 3 line drawings, 4 maps
Globalization and cheaper travel have led to a rapid increase in cross-cultural encounters worldwide – which makes understanding problems of conflict, prejudice, interaction, and adaptation ever more important. Fortunately, we have a powerful histori...
HB:
£45,00
QTY:
Language They Chose Women's Writing in Urdu Vol I: Fiction
ISBN: HB: 9789384757892, Zubaan Books, December 2018
300 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
During the last century, Urdu women writers have produced a substantial and varied body of work. Yet, it has been dismissed by literary scholars who, biased by gender and religion, have never given it the attention it deserves. "The Language They Cho...
HB:
£22,00
QTY:
Language They Chose Women's Writing in Urdu Vol II: Non-Fiction
ISBN: HB: 9789384757908, Zubaan Books, December 2018
300 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
During the last century, Urdu women writers have produced a substantial and varied body of work. Yet, it has been dismissed by literary scholars who, biased by gender and religion, have never given it the attention it deserves. "The Language They Cho...
HB:
£22,50
QTY: