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IB TAURIS PUBLISHERS

I. B. TAURIS PUBLISHERS is an independent publishing house that has pioneered a distinctive approach to the publication of both general non-fiction and new scholarly writing in the humanities and social sciences. Founded in London in 1983, they now publish 300 new books internationally every year. I.B. Tauris has long been recognized as one of the leading publishers on the Middle East and the Islamic World and has a major presence in Classics and Ancient History, History, Geography, and Social Sciences, Politics and International Relations, Philosophy, Religion, Film and Visual Culture, and Fine Art.


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Hunting the Dark Knight

Twenty-First Century Batman

Publishing on the eve of the world premiere of the third of Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies, The Dark Knight Rises in July 2012, Will Brooker’s new book...

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The Strongman

Vladimir Putin and the Struggle for Russia

Russia under Vladimir Putin has proved a prickly partner for the West, a far cry from the democratic ally many hoped for when the Soviet Union collapsed....

Angus Roxburgh Angus Roxburgh

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China's Holy Mountain

An Illustrated Journey into the Heart of Buddhism

Rising from Shanxi Province like a three-dimensional mandala, the soaring peaks of Wutai Shan ("Five-terrace Mountain") have inspired pilgrims and travelers...

Christoph Baumer

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Albert

A Life

Albert, prince consort to Queen Victoria and social and cultural visionary in his own right, defined the culture and direction of nineteenth century Britain—a...

Jules Stewart Jules Stewart

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The Wartime Journals

As a British Intelligence Officer during World War II, Hugh Trevor-Roper was expressly forbidden from keeping a diary due to the sensitive and confidential...

"...As a British Intelligence Officer during World War II, Hugh Trevor-Roper was expressly forbidden from keeping a diary due to the sensitive and confidential.... As a British Intelligence Officer during World War II, Hugh Trevor-Roper was expressly forbidden from keeping a diary due to the sensitive and confidential nature of his work. However, he confided a record of his thoughts in a series of slender notebooks inscribed OHMS (On His Majesty's Service). The Wartime Journals reveal the voice and..."

By Hugh Trevor-Roper and Richard Davenport-Hines

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Painting Canada

Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven

Tom Thomson developed an artistic language that captured the unique qualities of the Canadian landscape - dazzling in color and in tune with the subtle...

By Ian A.C. Dejardin, Anna Hudson, Katerina Atanassova, Nils Ohlsen and Mariëtta Jansen

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The definitive collection of traditional dishes from the Anatolian heartlands and sophisticated recipes from the kitchens of the Ottoman sultans. Recipes...

By Ghillie Basan and Jonathan Basan

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The French Revolution was a huge, brutal yet inspiring phenomenon that changed global political thinking and action, and its echoes resound even in the...

Richard Ballard

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On The Button

The Significance of an Ordinary Item

What do you use every day that is small and large, worthless and beyond price? It's easily found in the gutter, yet you may never be able to replace it. You...

"...What do you use every day that is small and large, worthless and beyond price? It's easily found in the gutter, yet you may never be able to replace it. You.... What do you use every day that is small and large, worthless and beyond price? It's easily found in the gutter, yet you may never be able to replace it. You are always losing it, but it faithfully protects you; sexy and uptight, it is knitted in to your affections or it may give you nightmares. It has led to conflict, fostered and repre..."

Nina Edwards

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The Amritsar Massacre

The Untold Story of One Fateful Day

On April 13, 1919, a fateful event took place which was to define the last decades of the British Raj in India. At 5:10 pm on that day, Brigadier-General "Rex"...

Nick Lloyd

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Alexander Sokurov's Russian Ark is generally acclaimed as a milestone in cinematography. In this film, Sokurov reversed the idea of montage, creating instead...

By Birgit Beumers and Nancy Condee

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In Introduction to The Qur'an, the distinguished Islamic scholar M.A. Draz, one of the Muslim world’s most erudite authorities of this century, sets out the...

M. A. Draz

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