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Contents THE NEW EMPERORS……………………………………………………………………………1 Power and the Party in China KERRY BROWN GENTLEMAN SPY…………………………………………………………………………………..2 The Extraordinary Story of SOE Agent Robert de la Rochefoucauld CAROLYN GOSSAGE IN THE NAME OF THE PEOPLE………………………………………………………………3 Angola’s Forgotten Massacre LARA PAWSON THE DRAGON THRONE………………………………………………………………………….4 China’s Emperors from Qin to Manchu JONATHAN FENBY LEWIS CARROLL……………………………………………………………………………………5 The Man and his Circle EDWARD WAKELING THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JEAN MOULIN………………………………………………..6 French Resistance and Betrayal PATRICK MARNHAM THE OTTOMAN QUEEN…………………………………………………………………………7 Kösem, the Power behind the Ottoman Throne JOHN FREELY EGYPT…………………………………………………………………………………………….…….8 A Modern History STEPHANIE BOYLE ALBANIA'S MOUNTAIN QUEEN………………………………………………….….……….9 Edith Durham and the Balkans MARCUS TANNER THE VISION OF RUMI……………………………………………………………….…………..10 Revealing the Masnavi, Persia’s Great Masterpiece ALAN WILLIAMS WASTESCAPES…………………………………………………………………………………….11 Materiality, Photography and Society MICHAEL A. CRANG BRUSHED WITH FAME………………………………………………………………………..12 The Hidden Hands Behind the World’s Greatest the World’s Greatest Artists ROSE AIDIN


NEW YORK, NEW WAVE……………………………………………………………..……….…..13 The Legacy of Feminist Artists in Emerging Practices KATHY BATTISTA COMMON GESTURES, CLASS ACTS……………………………………………..………...…..14 Young British Artists in Retrospect ALISON ROWLEY LIGHT AND PHOTOMEDIA…………………………………………………………………….….15 A New History and Future of the Photographic JAI MCKENZIE THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME………………………………………………………………..16 The Migrant Child in World Cinema STEPHANIE H. DONALD OTHER FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS……………………………………………………..17 (PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED) INDEX


THE NEW EMPERORS

Power and the Party in China

KERRY BROWN Key Selling Points 

Must-have book for understanding the new China, including those dealing with China for business

Author is one of the few western academics who has met and worked with the leadership in China - he speaks and reads fluent Mandarin

Relevant for politico’s, journalists, historians, analysts and all those interested in the rising superpower

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Kerry Brown is the Director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney and former head of the Asia Programme at Chatham House. He writes regularly for the Times Literary Supplement and the Guardian amongst others, as well as for many international and Chinese media outlets. He is the author of Contemporary China (2012), Friends and Enemies: The Past, Present and Future of the Communist Party of China (with Will Hutton, 2009) and Struggling Giant: China in the 21st Century (with Jonathan Fenby, 2007).

China has become the powerhouse of the world economy and home to 1 in 5 of the world’s population, yet we know almost nothing of the people who lead it. How does one become the leader of the world’s newest superpower? And who holds the real power in the Chinese system? In The New Dragons, the noted China expert Kerry Brown journeys deep into the heart of the secretive Communist Party. China’s system might have its roots in peasant rebellion but it is now firmly under the control of a power-conscious Beijing elite, almost half of whose members are related directly to former senior Party leaders. Brown reveals the intrigue, scandal and murder surrounding the internal battle raging between two China’s: one founded by Mao on Communist principles, and a modern China in which ‘to get rich is glorious’. At the centre of it all sits the latest Party Secretary, Xi Jinping - the son of a revolutionary, with links both to big business and to the People’s Liberation Army. His rise to power is symbolic of the new dragons leading the world’s next superpower.

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GENTLEMAN SPY The Extraordinary Story of SOE Agent Robert de la Rochefoucauld

CAROLYN GOSSAGE Key Selling Points  Fascinating tale – the full story of which has not appeared in English previously  Includes first-hand interviews and previously unpublished photographs  Essential reading for military history buffs and fans of World War II intelligence Description

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HISTORY / WORLD WAR II Author

Carolyn Gossage is an historian and author of numerous publications, including The Accidental Captives: The Story of Seven Women Alone in Nazi Germany (I.B.Tauris); Greatcoats & Glamour Boots: Canadian Women in Uniform 1939-45 and Forgotten Graces: Travel Sketchbooks of a Victorian Gentlewoman.

Captured twice by the Nazis and successfully escaping from his own execution, Count Robert de la Rochefoucauld was one of the most remarkable SOE agents of World War II. The stories of his exploits read like the most imaginative works of spy fiction. After receiving sabotage and commando training in Britain, Rochefoucauld was twice parachuted into occupied France. On one trip, he killed a German guard, stole the guard’s uniform in order to pose as a Nazi and made his escape – shooting two more Germans in the process. Ever resourceful, he made use of a bizarre collection of objects in the service of sabotage and escape, including loaves of bread, a stolen Nazi limousine, the leg of a table, a bicycle and a nun's habit, not to mention the more established accoutrements of espionage such as parachutes, explosives and a submarine. The remarkable stories of Rochefoucauld’s wartime exploits make for fascinating reading – proving that fact is often stranger than fiction.

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IN THE NAME OF THE PEOPLE Angola’s Forgotten Massacre

LARA PAWSON Key Selling Points   

Unique account of forgotten atrocity of recent Angolan history Vividly written in an accessible, journalistic style, perfectly pitched for general readers Features first-hand interviews with victims, eyewitnesses and protagonists

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On 27th May 1977, a small demonstration against the MPLA, the ruling party of Angola – led to the slaughter of many hundreds, if not thousands, of people. These dreadful reprisals are little talked of in Angola today – and virtually unknown outside the country. In this book journalist, Lara Pawson, tracks down the story of what really happened in the aftermath of that fateful day. In a series of vivid encounters, she talks to eyewitnesses, victims and even perpetrators of the violent and confusing events of this fateful day and the following weeks and months. From London to Lisbon to Luanda, she meets those who continue to live in the shadow of the appalling events of 40 years ago and who – in most cases – have been too afraid to speak about them before. As well as shedding light on the events of 1977, this book contributes to a deeper understanding of modern Angola – its people and its politics; past, present and future.

Lara Pawson was a BBC World Service Correspondent in Africa from 1997-2007 covering events internationally. From 19982000 she was stationed in Angola, reporting on the ongoing Angolan Civil War and she has returned there multiple times since. She currently works as a freelance journalist and lives in London.

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THE DRAGON THRONE China’s Emperors from Qin to Manchu

JONATHAN FENBY Key Selling Points 

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Jonathan Fenby - superstar author. One of the UK's leading experts on all aspects of China and Chinese affairs Wrote the acclaimed Tiger Head, Snake Tails: China Today, a bestselling guide to the country First worldwide paperback edition in a non-coffee table, illustrated format

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NOVEMBER 2014 PAPERBACK £12.99 256 PAGES 32 BW INTEGARTED, 16 COLOUR IN 8PP BW PLATES Author Jonathan Fenby has been Paris Bureau Chief of Reuters, Home Editor of the Independent, Deputy Editor of The Guardian, Editor of the Observer and, during the handover of Hong Kong, editor of the South China Morning Post. Fenby was named a CBE in 2000 and a Chevalier of the French Order of Merit in 1991. He is the author of Tiger Head, Snake Tails, The Penguin History of Modern China, The History of Modern China and Generalissimo, among many others.

From 221 BC - when Shi Huangdi, First Emperor and founding father of Chinese imperial history, unified a large part of the Han Chinese homeland - until 1911, when imperial China collapsed in revolutionary chaos, China was ruled by a succession of powerful imperial dynasties. The Dragon Throne tells their rich, complex and often turbulent story, from the inception of the Qin dynasty to the fall of the Manchu in the early 20th century. China's imperial dynasties display a recurring pattern of birth, growth, prosperity and collapse due to external pressures. A number of powerful emperors left a particularly strong imprint on this troubled history, whether as conquerors, consolidators, tyrants, reformers or reactionaries. At the heart of The Dragon Throne are vivid profiles of such emperors as Shi Huangdi, who began the construction of the Great Wall; Han Wudi, the Han emperor who developed China as a centralized Confucian state; Kublai Khan, the first emperor of the Mongol Yuan dynasty, and Hongwu, the founder of the Ming dynasty. Praise for Jonathan Fenby 'Most readable and sensible judgments' on Generalissimo, MAX HASTINGS, SUNDAY TIMES 'For an accessible, authoritative, fair and comprehensive and well written account, this would be hard to better' on The Penguin History of Modern China, BBC HISTORY I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd., 6 Salem Road, London, W2 4BU United Kingdom T: +44 (0) 20 7243 1225 F: +44 (0) 20 7243 1225 E: rights@ibtauris.com W: www.ibtauris.com

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LEWIS CARROLL The Man and his Circle

EDWARD WAKELING Key Selling Points   

Draws on the author’s database of nearly 6,000 mostly unpublished Carroll letters Biography of Lewis Carroll by the leading authority on Lewis Carroll Resolves some of the myths surrounding Carroll – his drug-taking, friendships with children

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This new biography of Carroll by leading international authority, Edward Wakeling, presents a fresh appraisal based upon his social circle. Contrary to the claims of many previous authors, Carroll’s circle was not child centred: his correspondence was enormous, numbering almost 100,000 items at the time of his death, and included royalty and many of the leading artists, illustrators, publishers, academics, musicians and composers of the Victorian era.

MARCH 2014 HARDBACK £35 480 PAGES 20 BW INTEGRATED IMAGES Author Edward Wakeling is an internationally recognized authority on Lewis Carroll. A former chairman of the Lewis Carroll Society, he edited the ten volumes of Lewis Carroll’s Diaries and regularly acts as a consultant to auctioneers, television programmes and exhibitions worldwide. His books include Lewis Carroll Photographer (with Roger Taylor, Princeton University Press, 2002) and Lewis Carroll and his Illustrators (with Morton N. Cohen, Cornell University Press, 2003).

Edward Wakeling draws upon his personal database of nearly 6,000 letters, mostly never before published, to fill the gaps left by earlier biographies and resolve some of the key myths that surround Lewis Carroll, such as his friendships with children and his drug-taking. Essential reading for scholars and admirers of one of the key authors of the Victorian age. Praise for Edward Wakeling "Morton Cohen and Edward Wakeling's handsome, generously edited edition [Lewis Carroll and his Illustrators] is a welcome addition to the field of Carrolliana, and vastly profitable reading for anyone with a love of Victorian illustration and painting."—JAMES WILLIAMS, TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE "Highly Recommended” —J. R CHRISTOPHER, TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY, CHOICE I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd., 6 Salem Road, London, W2 4BU United Kingdom T: +44 (0) 20 7243 1225 F: +44 (0) 20 7243 1225 E: rights@ibtauris.com W: www.ibtauris.com

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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JEAN MOULIN French Resistance and Betrayal

PATRICK MARNHAM Key Selling Points   

Marnham is an award-winning author and prominent journalist, whose work has been widely praised The first and only full account of the extraordinary life of this Resistance hero Gripping narrative style

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Patrick Marnham is a journalist and author, whose books include So Far from God (winner of the Thomas Cook Prize), The Man who Wasn't Maigret (winner of the Marsh Prize for Biography and an Edgar Allen Poe finalist), Dreaming with his Eyes Open: A Life of Diego Rivera and Road to Katmandu (Tauris Parke Paperbacks). He has been Paris correspondent for The Independent, a reporter for Private Eye and Literary Editor of The Spectator. He lives in Paris.

Not long after 2:00 p.m. on June 21, 1943, eight men met in secret at a doctor’s house in Lyon. They represented the warring factions of the French Resistance and had been summoned by General de Gaulle’s new envoy, a man most of them knew simply as “Max.” Minutes after the last man entered the house, the Gestapo broke in, led by Klaus Barbie, the infamous “Butcher of Lyon.” The fate awaiting Barbie’s prisoners was torture, deportation, and death. “Max” was tortured sadistically but never broke: he took his many secrets to his grave. In that moment, the legend of Jean Moulin was born. Who was this enigmatic hero, a man as skilled in deception as he was in acts of heroism? Resistance and Betrayal tells for the first time in English the epic story of France’s greatest war hero, a Schindler-like character of ambiguous motivation. Told with the drama and suspense of the best espionage fiction, Resistance and Betrayal brings to life the dark and duplicitous world of the French Resistance and offers a startling conclusion to one of the great unsolved mysteries of the Second World War. Praise for Patrick Marnham “Enthralling and intelligent, a masterly exploration of the sinister labyrinth that was wartime France. . . It is a remarkable book, utterly fascinating.” - ALLAN MASSIE “His book is as gripping as a detective story.” – ANTONY BEEVOR “An exhiliarating Swiftian excursion into human folly – a brilliant book” – DORIS LESSING I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd., 6 Salem Road, London, W2 4BU United Kingdom T: +44 (0) 20 7243 1225 F: +44 (0) 20 7243 1225 E: rights@ibtauris.com W: www.ibtauris.com

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THE OTTOMAN QUEEN

Kösem, the Power behind the Ottoman Throne

JOHN FREELY

Key Selling Points   

John Freely: an expert and bestselling author on Ottoman history Never-before-told story Full of human interest, colour and adventure

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Kösem was a Greek girl from the Cyclades islands, who was captured by the Turks and sold in the Istanbul slave market to the Topkapi as a concubine. She became the favourite of Sultan Ahmet I (1603-17), and was, intriguingly, the power behind the throne during his reign and those of her two mad sons, Murat IV (1623-40) and Ibrahim (1640-8), as well as in the early years of that of her grandson Mehmet IV - The Grand Turk - (1648-87), before she was finally murdered by Mehmet’s mother Turhan Hadice.

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John Freely is one of the most widely respected writers of travel books, histories and guides about Greece and Turkey. He is the author of The Grand Turk, Storm on Horseback, Children of Achilles, The Cyclades, The Ionian Islands, The Western Shores of Turkey, Strolling through Athens, Strolling through Venice and the bestselling Strolling through Istanbul (all I.B.Tauris). He lives in Istanbul.

Here, for the first time, is the story of a girl who became one of the most powerful queens in history, illuminating the fifty years of her rule, which was one of the most colourful of the Ottoman period in Istanbul. Praise for John Freely "Whenever I'm asked to recommend a book about Turkey, I reply, 'Anything by John Freely'". - STEPHEN KINZER, former New York Times correspondent ‘Freely abounds in colourful details…’ - PHILIP MANSEL, The Independent "[The Western Shores of Turkey is an] enchanting guide…a work of genuine scholarship, lightly worn and charmingly conveyed. I fell in love with the book and stayed enamoured until the final page.’ PAUL BAILEY, The Sunday Times "…a classic. The best travel guide to Istanbul" THE TIMES "Freely reveals a superb eye for the telling detail." THE INDEPENDENT

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EGYPT A Modern History

STEPHANIE BOYLE Key Selling Points   

Comprehensive history of modern Egypt from the Battle of the Nile to the Arab Spring Features key figures such as Napoleon, Nasser and Mubarak First book to consider Arab Spring in the context of Egypt’s recent history

DECEMBER 2014 HARDCOVER £29.50 304 PAGES 16 BW INTEGRATED IMAGES

Author Stephanie Boyle is Assistant Professor of History at Albright College. She holds a PhD from Northeastern University.

Description In January 2011, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Cairo to end the longest-running dictatorship in Egypt’s modern and ancient history. The history of modern Egypt is marked by such uprisings. Periodically, beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, Egyptians have gathered together in protest to assert their dissatisfaction with their economic and social position, as they watched western Europeans reap the rewards of their hard earned labour, the Suez Canal. This culture of protest would mark Egypt’s modern history. In this book, Stephanie Boyle traces the political, social and cultural relationship between Egypt’s people and its government and shows that Egypt’s position as a leading player in the Arab world resulted from an uneven power relationship with Europe, local political corruption and an indigenous response rooted in class conflict. In doing so, she provides a clear and comprehensive history of modern Egypt – from Napoleon to the Arab Spring, via the British Occupation, Nasser, Mubarak – to reveal what became of the ‘land of the pharaohs’ in the modern world.

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ALBANIA'S MOUNTAIN QUEEN Edith Durham and the Balkans

MARCUS TANNER Key Selling Points  First book to look in detail at Edith Durham’s relationship with the Balkans  Fascinating story of a woman ahead of her time  Unique insight into Balkan independence movements

Description Young ladies in the Victorian and Edwardian eras were not expected to travel unaccompanied, and certainly not to the remote corners of Southeast Europe, then part of the crumbling Ottoman Empire. But Edith Durham was no ordinary lady.

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HISTORY / BALKANS /EUROPEAN HISTORY Author

Marcus Tanner is an author and journalist, specialising in Central and Eastern Europe. He was The Independent’s Balkan correspondent from 1988 to 1994 and was subsequently Assistant Foreign Editor. He is the author of Croatia: A Nation Forged in War; The Raven King: Matthias Corvinus and the Fate of His Lost Library; The Last of the Celts and Ireland's Holy Wars: The Struggle for a Nation's Soul 1500-2000 (all Yale University Press)

In 1900, at the age of 37, Durham set sail for the Balkans for the first time, a trip which changed the course of her life. Her experiences kindled a profound love of the region which saw her return frequently in the following decades. She became a confidante of the King of Montenegro, ran a hospital in Macedonia and, following the outbreak of the First Balkan War in 1912, became one of the world’s first female war correspondents. Her popularity in the region earned her the affectionate title ‘Queen of the Mountains’ and she is fondly remembered in Albania until this day. Marcus Tanner here tells the fascinating story of Durham’s relationship with the Balkans, painting a vivid portrait of a remarkable, if sometimes formidable, woman. Praise for Marcus Tanner "Croatia: A Nation Forged in War is a much-needed introduction to this southern Slavic country . . . fascinating and well-documented. . . . Written with vigor, full of absorbing stories and important insights, [the book] deserves to be read."—Aleska Djilas, THE NEW YORK TIMES, Croatia: A Nation Forged in War I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd., 6 Salem Road, London, W2 4BU United Kingdom T: +44 (0) 20 7243 1225 F: +44 (0) 20 7243 1225 E: rights@ibtauris.com W: www.ibtauris.com

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THE VISION OF RUMI Revealing the Masnavi, Persia’s Great Masterpiece

ALAN WILLIAMS Key Selling Points  Rumi is a phenomenon, and sells to all kinds of readerships  Alan Williams is a titan in Rumi studies as well as Persian history and literature more broadly  Bold, daring, controversial new approach to understanding Rumi’s greatest poetic work Description

The Masnavi is the six-volume masterpiece created by one of the world’s greatest poetic geniuses, Jalaluddin Rumi (12071273). It is perhaps the single most influential piece of mystical writing ever conceived. Though the Persian poet Rumi is now hugely popular in the West, his most famous oeuvre still remains enigmatic.

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£25 224 PAGES RELIGION/ MIDDLE EAST STUDIES/ HISTORY/ LITERARY STUDIES Author

Alan Williams is Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Religion at the University of Manchester. His previous publications include The Zoroastrian Myth of Migration from Iran and Settlement in the Indian Diaspora (Brill, 2009, joint winner of the 2010 Ehsan Yarshater Book Award in Ancient Iranian Studies), Parsis in India and the Diaspora (Routledge, co-written with John Hinnells, 2008) and Jalaluddin Rumi: Spiritual Verses (Penguin, 2006).

Alan Williams here offers a novel approach to reading and understanding this great jewel of world literature. Recognizing that all medieval and modern attempts to ‘explain’ the Masnavi have been based on an examination of its teachings, Williams shows that those who have tried to find the key to its message in its separate themes have had little success. He argues that the work can only be fully comprehended if the ‘meaning’ of the text is understood to lie in the poetry itself, in the language. The closely woven tapestry cannot be unwoven into prosaic explanation without losing the whole. The visionary poetic metaphors and devices are not the container for the teachings: they are the teachings. This revelatory unlocking enables Rumi’s voice and purpose to become fully transparent.

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WASTESCAPES Materiality, Photography and Society

MICHAEL A. CRANG Key Selling Points 

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Michael A. Crang is Professor of Geography, University of Durham. A leading cultural geographer he is the author of the highly successful books,Thinking Space (2000) and Cultural Geography (1998). He has a particular interest in the visual in cultural geography and has given public and keynote talks at leading institutions around the world. His books have been translated into German, Spanish, Korean, Chinese and Arabic.

First book to address the ways in which photography as an aesthetic form speaks to the social issues around waste Major author Richly illustrated in colour and black and white with examples of different photographers work, both historical and contemporary

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Since van Gogh declared of a garbage can, ‘For an artist, it’s a paradise’, waste has been an object of fascination for a range of artistic fields. Photography - the documentary medium par excellence - in particular shares a commonality with waste, photography questioning the relation of transience to permanence, whilst waste reveals the temporalities of what was, what is no more, what remains, what we wish to forget and what cannot be forgotten. This exciting volume by a leading cultural geographer explores the tradition of photography in addressing the detritus of modern life. How does waste inform photographic aesthetics and how does photography bring waste into imaginative focus? How do photographs and photographers, contemporary and historic, refract changing social definitions of waste? What do photographs tell us about waste and modernity? What do the wastescapes of society reveal about us? Richly illustrated with both historical and contemporary photographic images, Wastescapes is an engaging and original work on a key aspect of modern life.

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BRUSHED WITH FAME The Hidden Hands Behind the World’s Greatest Artists

ROSE AIDIN Key Selling Points  Global in scope; encompasses the principal periods of art-making in Europe, America and the Far East  Includes material from original interviews with big name contemporary artists like Damien Hirst and Takashi Murakami  Author is a prominent journalist who is well connected and promotable MAY 2014 PAPERBACK £20 192 PAGES 30 INTEGRATED BW

ART / ART HISTORY/ VISUAL CULTURE Author Rose Aidin is a freelance art writer who has contributed to publications including: The Guardian and Observer, Daily Telegraph, Financial Times Harpers & Queen, Tatler and Vogue magazines. Contributor to television and radio programmes including BBC News, Faking It, Blast, Nightwaves and the World Service. Rose has also worked as an Associate Producer for the BBC's Arts Development Programme.

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Despite generations of art historians reading dark despair into the brushwork of Rothko’s mural series or eulogizing sublime terribilità in Michaelangelo’s artistry in the Sistine Chapel, Brushed With Fame reveals that significant amounts of the work were, in fact, undertaken by the artists’ assistants. From Rembrandt and Rubens to Hirst and Koons, Rose Aidin throws light on the practices of some of our foremost cultural icons. Much more than entertaining anecdote, each example aims to deepen understanding of the artist and his or her output, raising important issues about the meaning of art and authenticity. The book also charts art's relationship to consumerism and the current art-world obsession with branding, endorsement and celebrity. Rose Aidin's style is journalistic and readable and the book is a fascinating study for the art student and general gallery goer alike.

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NEW YORK, NEW WAVE The Legacy of Feminist Artists in Emerging Practices

KATHY BATTISTA Key Selling Points 

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First book to discuss prominent contemporary New York-based female artists such as Auriel Schmidt, E.V.Day, Marina Abramovic and Carolee Schneemann Student appeal - overview of feminist art/art theory from 1970s onwards Experienced writer who is incredibly well-connected (Hans Ulrich Obrist is one of her referees) and has cemented her reputation both in the UK and US

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Kathy Battista is Director of the Contemporary Art Program at Sotheby's Institute of Art, New York

New York is a centre of creative production for an exciting, emerging generation of women artists. Their work investigates themes such as the body as medium and subject matter; the deconstruction of the existing patriarchal order of the art world; the appropriation of earlier art historical references; and the use of so-called abject and everyday materials. New York, New Wave investigates the relevance of earlier feminist practice for this ‘new’ generation, asking: Does gender difference still play a role in today’s practice? How can younger women artists embrace a radical political ideology and yet remain market friendly? How far have these artists diverged from the established feminist ‘tradition’? Artists discussed include: Firelei Baez, EV Day, Ruby LaToya Fraser, Diana Al-Hadid, K8 Hardy, Valerie Hegarty, Cindy Hinant, Dawn Kasper, Anya Kielar, Liz Magic Laser, Narcissister, Alix Pearlstein, Aurel Schmidt, AL Steiner and W.A.G.E.

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COMMON GESTURES, CLASS ACTS Young British Artists in Retrospect

ALISON ROWLEY

Key Selling Points  First historical-critical analysis of the YBAs as a movement  Relationship between art, class and ideology newly relevant  Key text for students

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The ‘Young British Artists’ have often been written off as sensationalists, devotees of the cult of celebrity, charlatans and ‘con’ artists wanting to shock and scam the public. Twenty years after its emergence in the 1990s, sustained critical and historical analysis of the art of the ‘YBA’ group has been rare.

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CONTEMPORARY ART ART HISTORY ART THEORY Author

Common Gestures, Class Acts aims to redress this, revealing how the practices and productions of the YBAs were rooted in working-class practices and discourses too uncomfortable for established critical discourse on contemporary art. Alison Rowley looks closely at artworks by Sarah Lucas, Richard Billingham and Tracey Emin and proposes that neglected histories of British life since World War II reemerge within them. In this book, ‘Thatcher’s Artists’ and their position at the intersection of class, art and history are shown to be newly relevant in the light of the present government’s rhetoric of the ‘big society’ and recently heightened class tensions.

Alison Rowley is Reader in Art and Design at the University of Huddersfield.

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LIGHT AND PHOTOMEDIA A New History and Future of the Photographic Image JAI M CKENZIE

Key Selling Points  New history of light, space & time in photography  Appeal is to art & photography students and practitioners  Illustrated with superb photographs from Bresson & Muybridge to modern greats

FEBRUARY 2014 HARDBACK £56

PAPERBACK £16.99 224 PAGES 24 INTEGRATED BW IMAGES PHOTOGRAPHY/ ART HISTORY+THEORY/ CULTURAL STUDIES

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Jai McKenzie is an artist and academic based between Berlin and Sydney.

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Light and Photomedia proposes that, regardless of technological change, the history and future of photomedia are essentially connected to light: it is a fundamental property of photomedia, binding with space and time to form and inform new, explicitly light-based structures and experiences Jai McKenzie identifies light-space-time structures throughout the history of photomedia, from the early image machines through analogue and digital image machines to the present day. She proposes that they will continue to develop in the future, and takes us to future image machines of the year 2039. With the use of the theories of Paul Virilio, Jean Baudrillard and Vilém Flusser, featuring artists including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Nam June Paik, Yves Klein, Eadweard Muybridge, Martha Rosler, Cindy Sherman and Michael Snow, as well as photographic images, Light and Photomedia places the reader in a new history and future which, although mostly overlooked by the canon of photomedia theory, is an essential line of enquiry for contemporary thinking and dialogue in photography. I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd., 6 Salem Road, London, W2 4BU United Kingdom T: +44 (0) 20 7243 1225 F: +44 (0) 20 7243 1225 E: rights@ibtauris.com W: www.ibtauris.com

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THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME The Migrant Child in World Cinema

STEPHANIE H. DONALD Key Selling Points 

JULY 2014 HARDBACK £59.50 PAPERBACK £17.99

Original book offers a fresh approach to world cinema, investigating the captivating subject of the child migrant through cinema Stephanie Hemelryk Donald is a distinguished, world renowned film scholar; she writes clearly and accessibly and thinks differently – she publishes across academic and trade markets Illuminates film, politics of migration & issues of mobility, the geography of migration, childhood and cosmopolitanism; it is relevant across disciplines

272 PAGES 30 INTEGRATED BW Author Stephanie Hemelryk Donald is currently Future Fellow and Professor of Comparative Film Studies at the University of New South Wales (Australia). where Stephanie Hemelryk Donald is the author of Media Theories & Approaches: A Global Perspective (2009), The State of China Atlas (1999), Youth, Society and Social Media in Asia (2010), Little Friends: Children’s Film & Media Culture in New China (2005) and Media in China (2002).

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The eponymous heroine of this book is Dorothy, from Kansas, USA. Not in her capacity as a retrospective star vehicle for Judy Garland, but as a child who finds herself on a long journey both towards and away from a place called home, and as a protagonist who has provided an archetypal touchstone in the cinematic imaginary for the migrant child. Taking its cue from Salman Rushdie’s comments on Dorothy and home: ‘the homes we make, or the homes that are made for us, in Oz; which is anywhere and everywhere’, this book makes the case for the child as a guide to the new ontologies of cinema. In this groundbreaking work, distinguished film scholar Stephanie Hemelryk Donald offers a fresh approach, not only to world cinema, but also to thinking about migration and diasporas - through the figure of the migrant child. Hemelryk Donald travels across the countries of world cinema, from Oz to England, with this Dorothy-like child as protagonist, exploring childhood in the cinematic imagination, illuminating the politics and geography of migration, issues of mobility, and cosmopolitanism.

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Other forthcoming publications Life Unseen: The Story of Blindness by Selina Mills / January 2015 Amazons: The Legendary Warrior Women of Antiquity by David Braund / September 2014 The Devil: A New Biography by Philip C. Almond / April 2014 The Winchester: An American Icon by Laura Trevelyan / October 2014 Arctic Futures: The New Geopolitics of Energy by Richard Powell / June 2014 The Pack: Russia’s Secret Rulers by Mark Galeotti and Brian Whitmore / May 2015 Exploring the Qur’an: Context and Impact by Muhammad Abdel Haleem / June 2014 Deng Xiaoping: A Political Biography by Michael Dillon / September 2014 Frantz Fanon: The Militant Philosopher of Third World Revolution by Leo Zeilig / June 2014 Embracing the Darkness: A Cultural History of Witchcraft by John Callow / December 2014 In Search of the Argonauts: The Remarkable History of Jason and the Golden Fleece by Helen Lovatt / June 2014 Unbelievable: Why We Believe and Why We Don't by Graham Ward / August 2014 Radical Prophet: Revolution and Revelation on the Road to Apocalypse by Christopher Rowland / December 2014 Ethics, History and Global Politics: The Role of Religious and Moral Values in the Modern World by Robin W. Lovin / December 2014 Medieval Heresy: An Introduction by Andrea Janelle Dickens / June 2014 In Search of Kings and Conquerers: Gertrude Bell and the Archaeology of the Middle East by Lisa Cooper / June 2014 Photography after Postmodernism: Barthes, Stieglitz and the Art of Memory by David Bate / October 2014 Digital Art: A History by Nicholas Lambert / June 2014 Hollywood Riots: Progressive Politics and Mob Violence in 1950s Cinema by Doug Dibbern / June 2014 On Cinema by Glauber Rocha edited by Ismail Xavier and Translated from Portuguese by Stepanie Dennison & Charlotte Smith / June 2014

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Title Index ALBANIA'S MOUNTAIN QUEEN………………………………………………….…………….9 BRUSHED WITH FAME…………………………………………………………………………..12 COMMON GESTURES, CLASS ACTS…………………………………………….……….......14 DRAGON THRONE, The…………………………………………………………………………....4 EGYPT………………………………………………………………………………………….….………8 GENTLEMAN SPY………………………………………………………………………….…………2 IN THE NAME OF THE PEOPLE……………………………………………………….…….….3 LEWIS CARROLL…………………………………………………………………………….….….…5 LIFE AND DEATH OF JEAN MOULIN, The…………………………………………….……6 LIGHT AND PHOTOMEDIA………………………………………………………………….….15 NEW EMPERORS, The…………………………………………………………………….…….….1 NEW YORK, NEW WAVE……………………………………………………………….………..13 OTTOMAN QUEEN, The…………………………………………………………………..….....…7 THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME……………………………………………………………..16 VISION OF RUMI, The……………………………………………………………….………..…..10 WASTESCAPES…………………………………………………………………………………..….11


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