Sandpiper The Journals of Elizabeth Bishop
ISBN: PB: 9781800173514, Carcanet, November 2025
280 pp., 21,6x13,5 cm
This is a fascinating window giving on the private thoughts of one of the great American writers of the twentieth century. It follows on Carcanet's publication of "Edgar Allan Poe and the Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts and Fragments", edited by...
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25.00 GBP
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Dr Work's Leopard Life with Appa
ISBN: PB: 9781784108038, Carcanet, March 2025
96 pp., 21,6x13,5 cm
For several years Sujata Bhatt has been working on two parallel projects, a new collection of poems to be called "Habitat" (her most recent book was "Poppies in Translation" in 2015) and her Appa stories, a move into prose. Appa is a physician, a fat...
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12.99 GBP
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Iranian Ways of War From Cyrus the Great to Qassam Soleimani
ISBN: HB: 9781787380349, Hurst Publishers, January 2025
320 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
For sale in CIS only! This book traces the long history of Iran's wars, and the evolution of the Islamic Republic's military trajectory since 1979. Ahmed Hashim draws on Farsi, Arabic and European sources to explore Iran's efforts to create modern a...
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30.00 GBP
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Small Wars Too Big to Ignore
ISBN: HB: 9781849040822, Hurst Publishers, January 2025
320 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
For sale in CIS only! 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 fo...
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25.00 GBP
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Future Perfect / Present Tense Migrant Workers, Expats, and Sponsors in Abu Dhabi
ISBN: HB: 9781849048224, Hurst Publishers, January 2025
256 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
For sale in CIS only! "Future Perfect/Present Tense" examines the relations between migrants and the Emirati individuals and institutions that sponsor them. Divided by culture, language, and status, the two groups harbour opposing visions of a perfe...
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30.00 GBP
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Peacekeeper, Humanitarian, Abuser Children at Risk Worldwide
ISBN: PB: 9781787381131, Hurst Publishers, January 2025
224 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Thousands of organisations around the world are doing all they can to protect children, but many more are putting them at risk – and there is no single international legal framework or justice system to hold them to account. U...
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14.99 GBP
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Divination, Oracles & Omens
ISBN: HB: 9781851246335, Bodleian Library Publishing, December 2024
192 pp., 21,0x16,1 cm, 80 colour illus.
The past, present and future are full of tantalizing mysteries: questions about our own and other people's lives that we long to answer. Across history, human cultures have devised a wide range of methods to discover what might lie ahead or to unders...
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25.00 GBP
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Ancient Roman Villas The Essential Sourcebook
ISBN: PB: 9781606069370, Getty Publications, December 2024
424 pp., 25,4x17,8 cm, 30 colour illus.
While the term villa is generic today, its meaning extended across the entirety of ancient Roman life: villas supplied food, oil, and wine to towns and cities and produced raw materials for craft industries and building construction. Villas were also...
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50.00 GBP
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Christianity as a Way of Life A Systematic Theology
ISBN: HB: 9780300244090, Yale University Press, November 2024
328 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm
Focusing on Christianity's core practices, a leading theologian imagines Christianity as a way of life oriented toward wisdom. In this book, Kevin W. Hector argues that we can understand Christianity as a set of practices designed to transform one'...
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Collected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781800173330, Carcanet, November 2024
244 pp., 21,6x13,5 cm
This "Collected Poems" spans Mimi Khalvati's nine collections and includes previously uncollected poems.
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18.99 GBP
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