This week sees the return of our Short Histories series, with introductions to Ancient Greece and the New Testament.
Chronicling the full collaborative history of filmmaking for the first time.
With unrivalled access, Sami Moubayed’s Inside the New Jihad provides a unique and more complete picture of the ISIS movement.
Who are Iraq’s Kurds? Mahir Aziz’s The Kurds of Iraq goes deep inside Iraqi Kurdistan to meet the people now on the front line in the war against the Islamic State.
On 3 October, the 75th anniversary reissue of Marcel Carné’s classic Le Jour se lève hits cinemas in the UK and Ireland.
‘Waspish, quick-witted, and eloquent’, our new Hugh Trevor-Roper book receives advanced praise.
After broadsheet attention in the UK, now it’s time for the US to take notice of Kerry Brown’s study of power in China.
How a 1977 massacre still shapes Angola today.
Paul Rogers, openDemocracy’s international-security editor, has called The Fog of Peace a ‘remarkable book by two specialists in the field.’
Ezzat El Kamwari’s ‘absorbing and kaleidoscopic retelling of Egyptian history.’
With thousands of Yezidi refugees currently besieged by forces from the Islamic State (Isis) in Iraq, we have decided to bring forward the publication of Birgül Açikyildiz’s The Yezidis.
David Patrikarakos has written for the New Statesman on how the MH17 disaster turned a conflict global.
Kerry Brown has provided opinion on Xi Jinpings’s move to investigate Zhou Yongkang for corruption in the Guardian, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.