Enemy on the Euphrates

Ian Rutledge

May 2014 | £20.00 | 504pp

Between July 1920 and February 1921, in the territory known as Mesopotamia – now the modern state of Iraq – an Arab uprising came perilously close to inflicting a shattering defeat upon the British Empire. A huge peasant […]

Zealot

Reza Aslan

March 2014 | £9.99 | 352pp

Sifting through centuries of mythmaking, Reza Aslan sheds new light on one of history’s most influential and enigmatic figures by examining Jesus within the context of the times in which he lived: the age of zealotry, an era […]

Asian Britain

Susheila Nasta

with Florian Stadtler

October 2013 | £20.00 | 300pp

South Asians have lived in Britain for centuries. From the first trade conducted between the two nations along the Silk Route to the adoption of Chicken Tikka Masala as a national dish, the ongoing mutual exchange of cultures […]

Sex and Punishment

Eric Berkowitz

March 2013 | £10.99 | 476pp

Sex and Punishment tells the story of the struggle throughout millennia to regulate the most powerful engine of human behaviour: sex. From the savage impalement of an Ancient Mesopotamian adulteress to the imprisonment of Oscar Wilde for ‘gross […]

Suleiman the Magnificent

André Clot

February 2012 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 416pp

Suleiman the Magnificent, most glorious of the Ottoman sultans, kept Europe atremble for nearly half a century. In a few years he led his army as far as the gates of Vienna, made himself master of the Mediterranean […]

The Road to Tahrir Square

Lloyd C. Gardner

October 2011 | £12.99 | 230pp

When protesters in Egypt began to fill Cairo’s Tahrir Square on January 25, 2011—and refused to leave until their demand that Hosni Mubarak step down was met—the politics of the region changed overnight. And the United States’ long […]

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