Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według tematyki
Saffron "Modernity" in India Narendra Modi and his Experiment with Gujarat
ISBN: HB: 9781849044295, Hurst Publishers, October 2017
288 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
In 2012 Narendra Modi became the first Hindu nationalist politician to be elected three times to the helm of one of the states of the Indian Union, his stewardship as chief minister of Gujarat being the longest incumbency in the state's history. Modi...
HB: £25,00
Max Eastman A Life
ISBN: HB: 9780300222562, Yale University Press, August 2017
448 pp., 15.6x23.5 cm, 52 black&white illus.
The definitive biography of a radical activist and intellectual. Max Eastman (1883-1969) was a prolific writer, radical, and public intellectual who helped shape the twentieth century. While researching this masterful work, acclaimed biographer Chri...
HB: £35,00
One Day a Year 2001-2011
ISBN: HB: 9780857424273, Seagull Books, August 2017
128 pp., 12.7x21.6 cm
During a 1960 interview, East German writer Christa Wolf was asked a curious question: would she describe in detail what she did on September 27th Fascinated by considering the significance of a single day over many years, Wolf began keeping a detail...
HB: £16,99
Taras Shevchenko A Portrait in Four Sittings
ISBN: HB: 9781932650143, Harvard University Press, July 2017
300 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 24 colour illus.
Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861), whose bicentennial coincided with the momentous events occurring in Ukraine in 2014, is almost universally acclaimed as the father of the modern Ukrainian nation and the icon of its cultural and political resurgence. Des...
HB: £31,95
Benjamin Franklin The Religious Life of a Founding Father
ISBN: HB: 9780300217490, Yale University Press, July 2017
288 pp., 15.6x23.5 cm, 14 black&white illus.
A major new biography, illuminating the great mystery of Benjamin Franklin's faith. Renowned as a printer, scientist, and diplomat, Benjamin Franklin also published more works on religious topics than any other eighteenth-century American layperson....
HB: £25,00
Wanted The Outlaw Lives of Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly
ISBN: PB: 9780300227123, ISBN: HB: 9780300204551, Yale University Press, July 2017
256 pp., 15.6x23.5 cm, 42 black&white illus.
The oft-told exploits of Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly survive vividly in the public imaginations of their respective countries, the United States and Australia. But the outlaws' reputations are so weighted with legend and myth, the truth of their live...
PB: £12,99
HB: £20,00
Picturing Emerson An Iconography
ISBN: PB: 9780674975972, Harvard University Press, July 2017
140 pp., 17.8x25.4 cm, 135 colour illus., 5 halftones
"Picturing Emerson" reproduces and explores the background of all known images of Ralph Waldo Emerson created from life, including drawings, paintings, silhouettes, sculptures, and photographs. The book provides dates for these images; information ab...
PB: £23,95
Henry David Thoreau A Life
ISBN: HB: 9780226344690, University of Chicago Press, July 2017
640 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 44 halftones
"Walden. Yesterday I came here to live". That entry from the journal of Henry David Thoreau, and the intellectual journey it began, would by themselves be enough to place Thoreau in the American pantheon. His attempt to "live deliberately" in a small...
HB: £26,50
Man and His Presidents The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr.
ISBN: HB: 9780300163841, Yale University Press, June 2017
456 pp., 15.6x23.5 cm, 34 black&white illus.
A new understanding of the man who changed the face of American politics. William F. Buckley Jr. is widely regarded as the most influential American conservative writer, activist, and organizer in the postwar era. In this nuanced biography, Alvin Fe...
HB: £25,00