Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict

    Myanmar's Enemy Within

    By Francis Wade

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    As the darkness of military rule recedes, deep and violent fissures have opened between Myanmar's religious communities.

    Myanmar\'s Enemy Within: Buddhist Violence and the Making of a Muslim \'Other\'

    By Francis Wade

    Hardback Save £8.04 = £61.96

    As the darkness of military rule recedes, deep and violent fissures have opened between Myanmar's religious communities.

    Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism

    By Chris Gilligan

    Paperback Save £0.09 = £16.90

    Racism and sectarianism makes a sustained critique of official anti-racism, using the case of Northern Ireland to do so. Many of the prominent themes in the UK today have been central to discussions in Northern Ireland for decades. The book sketches out some elements of an emancipatory anti-racism as an...

    Fighting Isis

    By Tim Locks

    Paperback £7.85

    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...

    Raqqa Diaries

    By Mohammed

    Hardback £8.45

    Since ISIS occupied Raqqa in eastern Syria, it has become one of the most isolated and fear-ridden cities on earth. BBC was able to make contact with a small activist group, Al-Sharqiya 24, and one of their members agreed to write a personal diary about his experiences. This book tells...

    Catholics

    By Roy Hattersley

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Throughout the three hundred years that followed the Act of Supremacy - which, by making Henry VIII head of the Church, confirmed in law the breach with Rome - English Catholics were prosecuted, persecuted and penalised for the public expression of their faith. This book tells the story of the...

    Axe and the Tree

    By Stephen Griffiths

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The slaughter of thirteen innocent people at a Mission school in Zimbabwe shocked the world.

    Sacred Fury

    By Charles Selengut

    Paperback Save £1.28 = £23.67

    Updated throughout, the third edition of the acclaimed Sacred Fury explores violence in world religion. Featuring new material on violence in Buddhism and Hinduism, the rise of ISIS, "lone wolf terrorists," and more, this is an essential text for understanding the connections between religion and violence both historically and today.

    Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics

    By Wayne P. Te Brake

    Paperback Save £1.10 = £21.89

    This work surveys Europe's infamous religious wars in order to offer a new understanding of the nature of religious peace - how it came into being and what it actually looked like. It will find a ready audience in advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on European history of the early...

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7