Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Small Wars Too Big to Ignore
ISBN: HB: 9781849040822, Hurst Publishers, January 2018
320 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
The end of the Cold War and the (then) receding threat of global nuclear conflagration were meant to usher in a 'peace dividend': concomitantly warfare would decline as states devoted themselves to making money and providing for their respective soci...
HB: £25,00
Sri Lanka
ISBN: PB: 9781849045735, Hurst Publishers, December 2017
288 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
Even though Sri Lanka's protracted civil war came to a bloody conclusion in May 2009, prospects for a sustainable peace remain uncertain. The Sri Lankan army is no longer waging military campaigns and the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (...
PB: £25,00
Encyclopaedia of Contemporary Nordic Culture
ISBN: HB: 9781849046558, Hurst Publishers, October 2017
500 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
What is 'Nordic noir' and why is it so popular? What are the Nordic societies really like? What do Nordic countries have in common and how are they different? This Encyclopaedia is a ground-breaking reference work containing over 800 entries on conte...
HB: £65,00
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
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
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 poli...
HB: £35,00
History of Pashto Literature Or, Pashto Histories of the World
ISBN: HB: 9781849043212, Hurst Publishers, September 2017
240 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
This social history of Pashto verse from the Mughal period to the present tells the story of one of the world's great interregional communities through its most enduring form of verbal expression. Pashto poetry's thematic points of departure sit beyo...
HB: £30,00
Independent Diplomat Despatches from an Unaccountable Elite
ISBN: PB: 9781849044387, Hurst Publishers, September 2017
244 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
In "Independent Diplomat "Carne Ross offers a compelling new account – and vision – of the conduct of foreign policy and diplomacy from the inside. As diplomats arbitrate more and more of the world's business, we have little idea, and even less contr...
PB: £9,99
Sahel A Short History of Mali, Niger and the Lands in Between
ISBN: HB: 9781849044738, Hurst Publishers, September 2017
240 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
The Sahel, where the southern edge of the Sahara meets the land in between it and the savannah, is alternatively ignored and misunderstood. In the 1970s it was synonymous with drought and famine, yet crops and herds flourish along its riverbanks and...
HB: £25,00
Africa Aid, Securitisation and State-Building
ISBN: PB: 9781849046947, Hurst Publishers, September 2017
176 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
The advance – and consolidation – of democratisation in states such as Ghana, Benin and Namibia is not the story across the African continent. A distinct and confident form of authoritarianism has emerged in many African countries over the last decad...
PB: £17,99