New Books

In the Name of the People

On 27 May 1977 a demo against the ruling party of Angola led to the death of 1000s of people. Little known today, Lara Pawson tracks down the story of what really happened on that fateful day.

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Putin and the Oligarch

Mikhail Khodorkovsky's arrest was a turning point in modern Russian history. Here Richard Sakwa examines how and why one of the world's most powerful men became Putin's prisoner.

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A Travel Guide to Homer

On the trail of Odysseus through Turkey and the Mediterranean, John Freely has created a captivating traveller's guide to Homer's lost world and epics.

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The Hero of Budapest

The story of Raoul Wallenberg is one of the most remarkable of World War II. Yet the complete account of his life and fate can only be told now - and for the first time in this book.

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Touching and Imagining

Never before published in English, Touching and Imagining is Jan Svankmajer's remarkable book on tactile art, written in 1983 after being censorsed by the Czechoslovakian government.

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The Jacobean Grand Tour

Edward Chaney and Timothy Wilks provide a fascinating narrative of the travels of Jacobean noblemen in search of continental adventure.

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Out This Month

New This Month

See a complete list of all our exciting new titles being published later this month.

A Spy in the Archives

Sheila Fitzpatrick

A Spy in the Archives has been shortlisted for the Pushkin House Book Prize. More...

Critics' Choice

The Life and Death of the Spanish Republic

Lost but now found, a must read eyewitness account of the Spanish Civil War. More...

Royal Navy

A History of the Royal Navy

A new series in association with the National Museum for the Royal Navy. More...

Kraszna-Krausz

Philippa Brewster Wins Prestigious Publishing Award

Visual Culture editor Philippa Brewster wins prestigious publishing award. More...

Inventing Peace

Inventing Peace

Wim Wenders has made two films to accompany the release of Inventing Peace. More...

Short Histories

Short Histories

Introductions with an edge, from the world's leading experts. More...

Thinkers Reframed

Contemporary Thinkers Reframed

Dazed by Deleuze? Confused by Kristeva? These guides provide the perfect introduction. More...

Catalogues

Catalogues

All I.B.Tauris subject catalogues for 2014 are available to read online and to download. More...