Books by Publisher: American Institute of Buddhist Studies

    The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass

    By Jamie Goode

    Hardback £31.62

    Praise for the First Edition "Winemaking these days is a complicated process that cannot always be understood intuitively. Fortunately Jamie Goode's The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass explains some of the terms that critics toss around. . . . Mr. Goode manages to make then lively and provocative."--Eric...

    Iranian Expanse

    By Matthew P. Canepa

    Hardback £46.86

    The Iranian Expanse explores how kings in the ancient Iranian world utilized the built and natural environment-everything from royal cities and paradise gardens, to hunting enclosures and fire temples-to form and contest Iranian cultural memory, royal identity, and sacred cosmologies over a thousand years of history. Although scholars have often...

    Experimental Politics: Work, Welfare, and Creativity in the Neoliberal Age

    By Maurizio Lazzarato

    Hardback £16.86

    A celebrated theorist examines the conditions of work, employment, and unemployment in neoliberalism's flexible and precarious labor market.

    Trans

    By Jack Halberstam

    Paperback £11.45

    In the last decade, public discussions of transgender issues have increased exponentially. This book explores the recent shifts in the meaning of the gendered body and representation, and explores the possibilities of a non-gendered, gender optional, or gender-hacked future.

    Economics for the Common Good

    By Jean Tirole

    Hardback £16.86

    Translation of: Economie du bien commun.

    Ultimate Questions

    By Bryan Magee

    Paperback £8.45

    We human beings had no say in existing--we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand who we are and the world we live in. Reason takes us a long way, but mystery remains. When our minds and senses are baffled, faith can...

    Success and Luck

    By Robert H. Frank

    Paperback £10.85

    From New York Times bestselling author and economics columnist Robert Frank, a compelling book that explains why the rich underestimate the importance of luck in their success, why that hurts everyone, and what we can do about it How important is luck in economic success? No question more reliably divides...

    Mushroom at the End of the World

    By Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Paperback £11.45

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world--and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices. In all...

    Enclosure

    By Gary Fields

    Paperback Save £7.14 = £16.86

    Today Israel's Separation Wall swallows land, separating Palestinian farmers from their fields, and Israeli settlements grow in the Occupied Territories. Revealing the Israel-Palestine landscape primarily as one of enclosure, this title sheds light on Israel's actions.

    History of Cookbooks

    By Henry Notaker

    Hardback £20.46

    A History of Cookbooks provides a sweeping literary and historical overview of the cookbook genre, exploring its development as a part of food culture beginning in the Late Middle Ages. Studying cookbooks from various Western cultures and languages, Henry Notaker traces the transformation of recipes from brief notes with ingredients...

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