Black Britain

Paul Gilroy

September 2007 | £19.99 | $35.00 | 320pp

Black people have inhabited the British Isles for centuries. Eminent professor Paul Gilroy, renowned for his work exploring the social and cultural dimensions of British blackness and black Britishness, has assembled a living visual history of their social […]

The History of Bosnia

Marko Attila Hoare

August 2007 | £35.00 | $45.00 | 514pp

Bosnia-Hercegovina dominated news coverage in the 1990s, yet the country remains the most misunderstood in Europe, frequently stereotyped as a land of perennial ethnic violence or occasionally admired as a former haven of multinational coexistence. In this first […]

The Origins of the Druze People and Religion

Philip K. Hitti

July 2007 | £9.99 | $12.95 | 128pp

The Druze, who can be traced back to eleventh-century Levant, have long intrigued scholars of the Middle East. Their obscure origins and blending of beliefs from Ismaili Shi‘ism, animism, Greek philosophy, Jewish and Christian mysticism, Iranian Gnosticism and […]

My Cousin, My Husband

Germaine Tillion

July 2007 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 208pp

In this classic work, legendary French anthropologist Germaine Tillion argues that the phenomenon of men killing their daughters, sisters and wives over matters of sexual honour is not an aberration specific to Islam. Rather, it is part of […]

Oman’s Insurgencies

J. E. Peterson

June 2007 | £55.00 | $85.00 | 530pp

Oman today is a rapidly modernizing and peaceful country on the fringes of a region in turmoil. It does, however, have a long history of internal strife. In the twentieth century, this strife took the form of two […]

A Glance into Ottoman Bosnia

Matija Mažuranić

April 2007 | £12.99 | $24.95 | 136pp

In 1839, at the age of twenty-two, Matija Mažuranić crossed the River Sava into Ottoman Bosnia on a secret political mission on behalf of the Illyrian national movement in his native Croatia, then part of the Habsburg Monarchy. […]

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