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Frank Dikotter's Mao's Great Famine

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
Dikotter's 2010 masterpiece catalogues the tragedy and the cover-up of the hideous famine caused by the Great Leap Forward-Mao Zedong's disastrous attempt to jumpstart industrialization in China in the late 1950s.

Is God an Economist?: An Institutional Economic Reconstruction of the Old Testament

Hardback, 30/01/2009, £109.99
This book offers a radical new way of approaching the Old Testament. Sigmund Wagner-Tsukamoto argues that rational, institutional and constitutional economic lessons can be derived from the Old Testament, with applications to social conflict and resolution. The book suggests that this religious text also anticipated many modern economic advances.

Ring of the Nibelung

Hardback, 27/03/2018, £25.00

Amritsar 1919: An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre

Paperback, 06/08/2019, £11.99
A powerful reassessment of a seminal moment in the history of India and the British Empire--the Amritsar Massacre--to mark its 100th anniversary

Poisonwood Bible a reader's guide

Paperback, 01/10/2001, £12.99
This work is part of the "Continuum Contemporaries" series giving readers accessible and informative introductions to 30 of the most popular, most acclaimed and most influential contemporary novels. It contains a biography of the novelist and a full-length study of the novel.

Introducing Wagner: A Graphic Guide

Paperback, 07/03/2013, £7.99
A fascinating graphic novel-style introduction to the classical composer everyone has heard of - and few truly understand

First Light: Celebration of Alan Garner

Hardback, 05/05/2016, £20.00
For more than 50 years, Alan Garner has enraptured generations of readers with works like The Weirdstone of Brisingamen, The Owl Service, Red Shift, and The Stone Book Quartet. With a tribute to his remarkable impact, this is a story about the Alan Garner.

Judge Dredd: v. 1: Complete Case Files

Paperback, 10/12/2005, £14.99
Contains all of future lawman Judge Dredd's adventures in chronological order - complete and uncut from Prog 2 -60!

Thomas Coram, Gent

Hardback, 31/08/2004, £45.00
Thomas Coram is forever identified with the foundling hospital he established in 1739. The author looks at the scarce but intriguing evidence for his earlier career. As a young man, Coram went to Massachusetts, where he stayed for ten years building ships in Boston and Taunton, working to further the spread of Anglicanism.

Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need-and What We Can Do About it

Paperback, 27/03/2014, £13.99
Situates school problems in the larger context of the demands of the global knowledge economy. With insights gained from interviews with business leaders, and classroom observations in some of the country's leading suburban schools, the author analyzes performance by considering the skills future workers will need in order to get a good job.

New Essays on: The Sun Also Rises

Paperback, 26/06/1987, £24.99
These essays by prominent scholars examine major aspects of Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises.

Theorizing Modernity

Paperback, 22/01/2001, £40.99
Argues that sociology has lost its ability to provide critical diagnoses of the human condition because sociology has stopped considering the philosophical requirements of social enquiry. This book attempts to restore that ability by retrieving some of the key questions that sociologists tend to gloss over, inescapability and attainability.