NEW BOOK> Longchenpa's Finding Rest in Meditation

Dear Friends,

I am pleased to announce the publication of a new translation of Longchenpa's Finding Rest in Meditation (bSam gtan ngal gso), the second volume the Trilogy of Rest (Ngal gso skor gsum). 

The translation was done by Helena Blankleder and Wulstan Fletcher of the Padmakara Translation Group and includes their introduction, which provides their characteristic clarity and insight.

New Book: Eurasia's Maritime Rise and Global Security: From the Indian Ocean to Pacific Asia and the Arctic

https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783319718057

Eurasia’s Maritime Rise and Global Security

From the Indian Ocean to Pacific Asia and the Arctic

Editor: Gresh, Geoffrey F. (Ed.)

 

My book out in paperback: Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo

Dear colleagues

I'd like to announce the publication of the paperback version of my book, Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo, from Edinburgh University Press, priced at an affordable £19.99 / $29.95, with a 30% discount using these codes:

In Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania: use code NEW30 at edinburghuniversitypress.com

New book announcement: Go Tell the Crocodiles / Vai dizer aos crocodilos

I wanted to share a bit about my book, Go Tell the Crocodiles: Chasing Prosperity in Mozambique, published by the New Press in February. The book explores the efforts of ordinary people to provide for themselves where foreign aid, the formal economy, and the government have fallen short during a period when Mozambique has been lauded for its transition to democracy and high economic growth.

New Book--Translating the Counterculture: The Reception of the Beats in Turkey

I am pleased to announce the release of my new book, Translating the Counterculture: The Reception of the Beats in Turkey by Southern Illinois UP.  As its title suggests, the book examines how the Beat legacy of dissent is being appropriated in contemporary Turkey.  

Erik Mortenson 

 

Book Announcement: Race and the Yugoslav Region: Postsocialist, Post-Conflict, Postcolonial?

With apologies for cross-posting, list members may be interested to know that my new book on the global politics of 'race' in the Yugoslav region has just been published by Manchester University Press:

Race and the Yugoslav Region: Postsocialist, Post-Conflict, Postcolonial?
Catherine Baker
Manchester University Press, 2018
ISBN 978-1-5261-2662-7 (Paperback)

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