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  • Art of Self Inventionby Joanna Finkelstein

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    Both an exploration of the ways in which we fashion our public identity and a manual of modern sociability, this lively and readable book explores the techniques we use to present ourselves to the world: body language, tone of voice, manners, demeanour, ‘personality’ and personal style. Drawing on historical commentators from Castiglione to Machiavelli,... more...

  • From Policy to Implementation in the European Unionby Simona Milio

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Is the EU multi-level governance system weakening the implementation of policies at a state level? It does appear that a clear gap exists between European Union level policy-making and Member State implementation. All too often, EU public policy content and planning are little more than statements of intent without successful adoption. Policy implementation... more...

  • Victims Return, Theby Stephen F. Cohen

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 13.00

    Stalin’s Reign of terror in the Soviet Union has been called ‘the other Holocaust’. During the Stalin years, it is thought that more innocent men, women and children perished than in Hitler’s destruction of the European Jews. Many millions died in Stalin’s Gulag of torture prisons and forced-labour camps, yet others survived and were freed after his... more...

  • Dalai Lamaby Mayank Chhaya

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95

    If Tibet is the stubborn weak link in China's drive for recognition and respect as a world superpower, then the Dalai Lama holds the key to China's ambitions. For this extraordinary individual, who for almost his entire life has been the spiritual leader of his people, holds his country's destiny - and with it China's prestige - in his hands. But who... more...

  • Clouded Leopardby Wade Davis

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    ‘It is a violent overture, like the opening notes of an opera about war, a war between humans and the land.’For many years and through many of the world’s most remote regions Wade Davis has travelled in search of the rare places where cultural diversity survives, untainted by the influences of globalisation and modernisation. The Clouded Leopard brings... more...

  • Opening Doorsby Richard Sorabji

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Clever, attractive and ambitious, intellectually daring and physically courageous, Cornelia Sorabji was a truly remarkable woman. As India’s first female lawyer, she was original and often outspoken in her views - for example, in her criticism of Gandhi and her surprising friendship with Katherine Mayo. Cornelia Sorabji resists easy classification,... more...

  • Witness to Aidsby Edwin Cameron; Kate Sherratt

    I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 14.95

    When Edwin Cameron announced to a stunned local and international media that he – one of South Africa’s most prominent citizens - was himself living with the HIV/AIDS virus cutting swathes through the population of the continent, the impact was immediate.In Witness to AIDS, Edwin Cameron’s compelling memoir, he grapples with the meaning of HIV/AIDS:... more...

  • Projecting Empireby James Chapman; Nicholas J. Cull

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95

    Projecting Empire, James Chapman and Nicholas J. Cull have written the first major study of imperialism and cinema for over thirty years. This welcome text maps the history of empire cinema in both Hollywood and Britain through a series of case studies of popular films, including adventures, biopics, literary adaptations, melodramas, comedies and documentaries.... more...

  • Birth of a Nationby Gerard Lougrhan

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Launched in Nairobi in 1960, three years before the birth of independent Kenya, the Nation group of newspapers grew up sharing the struggles of an infant nation, suffering the pain of its failures and rejoicing in its successes. Marking its 50th anniversary in 2010, the Nation looks back on its performance as the standard-bearer for journalistic integrity... more...

  • Breaking the Disciplinesby Marsha Meskimmon; Martin L. Davies

    I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 14.95

    What constitutes ‘knowledge’? How is it produced? Whose purposes does it serve? With the social uses of knowledge and increasing commodification of the education system matters of public debate, this is a timely and original book. Noted international scholars from philosophy, literature, art theory & practice and anthropology explore what it means... more...