Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według tematyki
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Horn, Sahel and Rift Fault-lines of the African Jihad
ISBN: HB: 9781849044141, Hurst Publishers, October 2017
224 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
The 1998 attacks against US embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam attest to al-Qaeda's durable presence in Africa, yet Islamist-inspired radical organisations in the continent have gained much attention of late, the result of their campaigns of insu...
HB: £25,00
Ethnologia Europaea 46:1 Special Issue: Muslim Intimacies
ISBN: PB: 9788763544870, University of Chicago Press, October 2017
131 pp., 16.5x24.1 cm
In every society, individual choice and freedom are shaped at least to some degree by the needs of familial and marital institutions. Currently, negotiations between individuals and families are undergoing transformations due to late modern processes...
PB: £0,00
Buddhism and the Political Organisation and Participation in the Theravada Moral Universe
ISBN: HB: 9781849048385, Hurst Publishers, October 2017
256 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
Popular participation is one of the hallmarks of modern politics. So why have democracy and democratic norms generally failed to take root in the Theravada Buddhist countries of South and Southeast Asia This book explores traditions of Buddhist polit...
HB: £35,00
Raised on Christian Milk Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity
ISBN: HB: 9780300222760, Yale University Press, August 2017
344 pp., 15.6x23.5 cm
A fascinating new study of the symbolic power of food and its role in forming kinship bonds and religious identity in early Christianity. Scholar of religion John Penniman considers the symbolic importance of food in the early Roman world in an enga...
HB: £65,00
Sarah Osborn's Collected Writings
ISBN: HB: 9780300182897, Yale University Press, August 2017
456 pp., 15.6x23.5 cm, 13 black&white illus.
Riveting and eloquent, the collected writings of a key figure – and one of the first female leaders – of the eighteenth-century evangelical movement. Sarah Osborn (1714–1796) was one of the most charismatic female religious leaders of her time and o...
HB: £30,00
In Their Own Words Understanding Lashkar-e-Tayyaba
ISBN: HB: 9781849045728, Hurst Publishers, August 2017
288 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
This path-breaking volume reveals a little-known aspect of how Lashkar-e-Tayyaba, a jihadist terrorist group, functions in Pakistan and beyond by translating and commenting upon a range of publications produced and disseminated by Dar-ul-Andlus, the...
HB: £40,00
Against the Jews and the Gentiles: Books I-IV I Tatti Renaissance Library 79
ISBN: HB: 9780674974975, Harvard University Press, July 2017
425 pp., 14x21 cm
Giannozzo Manetti (1396-1459) was a celebrated humanist orator, historian, philosopher, and scholar of the early Renaissance. Son of a wealthy Florentine merchant, he participated actively in the public life of the Florentine republic and embraced th...
HB: £19,95
Black Vienna The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938
ISBN: PB: 9781501713606, ISBN: HB: 9780801452871, Cornell University Press, July 2017
264 pp., 15.5x23.6 cm
Interwar Vienna was considered a bastion of radical socialist thought, and its reputation as "Red Vienna" has loomed large in both the popular imagination and the historiography of Central Europe. However, as Janek Wasserman shows in this book, a "Bl...
PB: £22,95
HB: £29,95
Caliphate at War The Ideological, Organisational and Military Innovations of Islamic State
ISBN: HB: 9781849046435, Hurst Publishers, July 2017
288 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
The military victories of ISIS have overturned the geopolitical map of the Middle East. Media attention has focused on ISIS' savage treatment of its enemies and its ability to attract foreign fighters. However, in order to explain its success, a disp...
HB: £25,00
Islamic State, the Kurds and the Future of Iraq
ISBN: PB: 9781849045612, Hurst Publishers, July 2017
368 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
In late June 2014, Islamic State captured Mosul – the bastion of nationalist sentiment and centre of Arab Sunni political, economic and cultural life in northern Iraq. Baghdad's writ was spectacularly compromised as vast areas of Iraq and Syria – Raq...
PB: £18,99