From c 2000 -

    Red Dragons and Evil Spirits

    Hardback £44.06

    Souls of China

    By Ian Johnson

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    'Masterfully opens up a little explored realm: how the quest for religion and spirituality drives hundreds of millions of Chinese' Pankaj Mishra'A fascinating odyssey ... a nuanced group portrait of Chinese citizens striving for non-material answers in an era of frenetic materialism' Julia Lovell, Guardian 'The reappearance and flourishing of...

    Book Smugglers of Timbuktu

    By Charlie English

    Hardback £14.46

    Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to save its ancient manuscripts from destruction at the hands of al Qaeda, added another layer to the legend.


    By Erik J. Zurcher

    Paperback Save £1.79 = £15.20

    This revised edition builds upon the twin themes of Turkey's continuing incorporation into the capitalist world and the modernization of state and society.

    A Rage for Order: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to Isis

    By Robert F. Worth

    Paperback £8.45

    In 2011, a wave of revolution spread through the Middle East as protesters demanded an end to tyranny, corruption and economic decay. From Egypt to Yemen, a generation of young Arabs insisted on a new ethos of common citizenship. Their bravery and idealism stirred observers around the world and led...

    Way to the Spring

    By Ben Ehrenreich

    Paperback £8.45

    Over the past three years, American writer Ben Ehrenreich has been travelling to and living in the West Bank, staying with Palestinian families in its largest cities and its smallest villages. He has witnessed the extremes to which they are pushed, the daily deprivation and oppression that they face, and...

    State and Society in Iraq

    Hardback Save £14.54 = £70.46

    Explores past and contemporary issues affecting state-society relations in Iraq

    When Crime Pays

    By Milan Vaishnav

    Hardback Save £1.29 = £23.71

    The first thorough study of the co-existence of crime and democratic processes in Indian politics

    Sincerity after Communism

    By Ellen Rutten

    Hardback £27.96

    A compelling study of "new sincerity" as a powerful cultural practice, born in perestroika-era Russia, and how it interconnects with global social and media flows

    From Independence to Revolution

    Paperback Save £3.79 = £21.21

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