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    Captain Gill's Walking Stick

    By Saul Kelly

    Hardback £18.46

    New exploration of classic story of Victorian espionage and murder

    Networks of Power in Palestine

    By Harel Chorev-Halewa

    Hardback £70.46

    This is the first monograph dedicated to the subject of informal networks in Palestine.

    Aesthetic Life

    By Miya Elise Mizuta Lippit

    Hardback £43.67

    Aesthetic Life is a study of modern Japan, engaging the fields of art history, literature, and cultural studies, seeking to understand how the beautiful woman bijin emerged as a symbol of Japanese culture during the Meiji period 1868 1912.

    Singapore: A Modern History

    By Michael D. Barr

    Hardback £22.46

    Comprehensive modern history of Singapore, from C16 to present

    Viceroys

    By Christopher Lee

    Hardback £20.46

    Viceroys tells the important story of the British aristocracy sent to govern India during the reigns of five British monarchs and the role it played in the shaping of the modern British identity.

    Gallipoli

    Hardback £29.46

    Generally conceded to be doomed from the outset by the most recent historiography, the Gallipoli campaign still arouses heated controversy. In a new compendium of original research by an impressive array of established and up-and-coming scholars, Gallipoli: The Mediterranean Expeditionary Force 1915-16 explores a wide variety of aspects of the...

    Portraiture in South Asia since the Mughals

    By Crispin Branfoot

    Hardback £62.46

    One of the most remarkable artistic achievements of the Mughal Empire was the emergence in the early seventeenth century of portraits of identifiable individuals, unprecedented in both South Asia and the Islamic world.

    Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Middle East and Asia

    By George Nathaniel Curzon

    Hardback £67.95

    Later viceroy of India, George Curzon 1859-1925 published this highly regarded two-volume work on Persia in 1892, following his travels in the country. Convinced of the political importance of this region as a buffer against Russian influence, Curzon gives an overview of Persian history, society, geography and politics.

    Persia and the Persian Question 2 Volume Set Persia and the

    By George Nathaniel Curzon

    Paperback £36.98

    Later viceroy of India, George Curzon 1859-1925 published this highly regarded two-volume work on Persia in 1892, following his travels in the country. Convinced of the political importance of this region as a buffer against Russian influence, Curzon gives an overview of Persian history, society, geography and politics.

    Yemen and the Search for Stability

    Hardback £62.46

    The first book to look at the new political and social movements in Yemen after the fall of President Saleh

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