Holiday Sale Full List (ENDED)

The holidays draw near, and the Hurst Winter Sale — with everything at least 40% off — is here for one month only. If you’re so far from London that it’s not even winter, you’ll need to order ASAP to ensure books are delivered before Christmas. Free postage and packaging worldwide!

Browse through our titles, divided by subject area:
Africa, Asia, Europethe Middle East and Islamic Studies, Intelligence and Security, General Interest, ReligionWar Studies, and World Politics.





Who Killed Hammarskjöld?: The UN, The Cold War and White Supremacy in Africa                                                                                                                                                                                                                   — (NEW EDITION)
Susan Williams — £14.99  NOW £8.99

Africa’s Long Road Since Independence: The Many Histories of a Continent
Keith Somerville — £25.00  NOW £14.99

Burundi: The Biography of a Small African Country
Nigel Watt — £15.99  NOW £9.49

Bridge Over Blood River: The Rise and Fall of the Afrikaners                                     — (NEW RELEASE)
Kajsa Norman — £17.99  NOW £10.49

‘Eat the Heart of the Infidel’: The Harrowing of Nigeria and the Rise of Boko Haram
Andrew Walker — £14.99  NOW £8.99

Guinea: Masks, Music and Minerals                                                                                      — (NEW RELEASE)
Bram Posthumus — £25.00  NOW £14.99

Understanding Eritrea: Inside Africa’s Most Repressive State                                     — (NEW RELEASE)
Martin Plaut — £14.99  NOW £8.99

The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of Somalia
Andrew Harding — £20.00  NOW £11.99

Why Comrades Go To War: Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa’s Deadliest Conflict
Philip Roessler and Harry Verhoeven — £35.00  NOW £19.99

Understanding Zimbabwe: From Liberation to Authoritarianism
Sara Rich Dorman — £17.99  NOW £12.99


The Pakistan Paradox: Instability and Resilience – A Foreign Affairs Book of the Year 2016
Christophe Jaffrelot — £20.00  NOW £11.99

Defeat is an Orphan: How Pakistan Lost the Great South Asian War                      — (NEW RELEASE)
Myra MacDonald — £25.00  NOW £14.99

The Division of Heaven and Earth: On Tibet’s Peaceful Revolution                         — (NEW RELEASE)
Shokdung and Matthew Akester — £14.99  NOW £8.99

A State Built on Sand: How Opium Undermined Afghanistan
David Mansfield — £25.00  NOW £14.99

Caretaking Democratization: The Military and Political Change in Myanmar    — (NEW RELEASE)
Renaud Egreteau — £35.00  NOW £19.99

The Pearl of Khorasan: A History of Herat                                                                         — (NEW RELEASE)
C.P.W. Gammell — £30.00  NOW £17.99

Tamils and the Nation: India and Sri Lanka Compared
Madurika Rasaratnam — £22.00  NOW £12.99

The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide
Azeem Ibrahim — £12.99  NOW £7.99

Visions of Development: Films Division of India and the Imagination of Progress, 1948-75
Peter Sutoris — £25.00  NOW £14.99

A Long Watch: War, Captivity and Return in Sri Lanka
Sunila Galappatti — £20.00  NOW £11.99

Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes
Nile Green (ed) — £40.00  NOW £23.99


The Paradox of German Power
Hans Kundnani — £12.99  NOW £7.99

The ‘Russian’ Civil Wars, 1916-1926: Ten Years That Shook the World
Jonathan D. Smele — £16.99  NOW £9.99

Fortress Europe: Inside the War Against Immigration
Matthew Carr — £9.99  NOW £5.99


A Revolution Undone: Egypt’s Road Beyond Revolt                                                        — (NEW RELEASE)
H.A. Hellyer — £20.00  NOW £11.99

Salafi-Jihadism: The History of an Idea
Shiraz Maher — £25.00  NOW £14.99

The Circassian: A Life of Eşref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent — (NEW RELEASE)
Benjamin C. Fortna — £25.00  NOW £14.99

The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency
Charles R. Lister — £15.99  NOW £9.49

The New Turkey and its Discontents                                                                                    — (NEW RELEASE)
Simon A. Waldman and Emre Caliskan — £14.99  NOW £8.99

Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings
Edited by Mohamed Zayani and Suzi Mirgani — £25.00  NOW £14.99

Jihadism Transformed: Al-Qaeda and Islamic State’s Global Battle of Ideas          — (NEW RELEASE)
Edited by Simon Staffell and Akil Awan — £30.00  NOW £17.99

Fragile Politics: Weak States in the Greater Middle East
Edited by Mehran Kamrava — £25.00  NOW £14.99

Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Persian Gulf                                                   — (NEW RELEASE)
Edited by Mehran Kamrava — £25.00  NOW £14.99

Inside the Islamic Republic: Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran                             — (NEW RELEASE)
Edited by Mahmood Monshipouri — £25.00  NOW £14.99

Gaza as Metaphor
Edited by Helga Tawil-Souri and Dina Matar — £16.99  NOW £10.49

Saudi Arabia: A Kingdom in Peril
Paul Aarts and Carolien Roelants — £14.99  NOW £8.99

The Poisoned Well: Empire and Its Legacy in the Middle East
Roger Hardy — £20.00  NOW £11.99

Year of the Sword: The Assyrian Christian Genocide, A History                                  — (NEW RELEASE)
Joseph Yacoub — £25.00  NOW £14.99

The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer
James M. Dorsey — £15.99  NOW £9.49


Faith, Unity, Discipline: The Inter-Service-Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan
Hein Kiessling — £30.00  NOW £17.99

Identify and Sort: How Digital Power Changed World Politics
Josef Teboho Ansorge — £25.00  NOW £14.99

Spies in the Congo: The Race for the Ore that Built the Atomic Bomb
Susan Williams — £25.00  NOW £14.99

Saving Lives and Staying Alive: Humanitarian Security in the Age of Risk Management
Edited by Michaël Neuman and Fabrice Weissman — £16.99  NOW £9.99

Cyber War Will Not Take Place — (OUT OF STOCK)
Thomas Rid — £15.99  NOW £9.49


Crossing the Congo: Over Land and Water in a Hard Place
Mike Martin, Chloe Baker, Charlie Hatch-Barnwell — £20.00  NOW £11.99

Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture
Gaiutra Bahadur — £12.99  NOW £7.49

Humanitarian Economics: War, Disaster and the Global Aid Market
Gilles Carbonnier — £25.00  NOW £14.99

Ivory: Power and Poaching in Africa                                                                                                    — (NEW RELEASE)
Keith Somerville — £20.00  NOW £11.99

Selling Hitler: Propaganda and the Nazi Brand
Nicholas O’Shaughnessy — £25.00  NOW £14.99

Six Authors in Search of Justice: Engaging With Political Transitions
Michael Newman — £20.00  NOW £11.99

Ugly Food: Overlooked and Undercooked                                                                                           — (NEW RELEASE)
Tim Wharton, Richard Horsey and Tanya Ghosh — £25.00  NOW £14.99


Critical Muslim | 20: PostWest  
Edited by Ziauddin Sardar — £14.99  NOW £8.99

Faithonomics: Religion and the Free Market
Torkel Brekke — £20.00  NOW £11.99

God Is No Thing: Coherent Christianity
Rupert Shortt — £9.99  NOW £5.99

Saving the People: How Populists Hijack Religion                                                                              — (NEW RELEASE)
Edited by Nadia Marzouki, Duncan McDonnell and Olivier Roy — £25.00  NOW £14.99


Sudden Justice: America’s Secret Drone Wars
Chris Woods — £20.00  NOW £11.99

Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla
David Kilcullen — £9.99  NOW £5.99

Shooting Up: A History of Drugs in Warfare
Lukasz Kamienski — £25.00  NOW £14.99


Blood Year: Islamic State and the Failures of War on Terror
David Kilcullen — £9.99  NOW £5.99

Hidden Power: The Strategic Logic of Organised Crime
James Cockayne — £20.00  NOW £11.99

Hizb-ut-Tahrir: The Untold Story of the Liberation Party
Reza Pankhurst — £25.00  NOW £14.99

Migrant, Refugee, Smuggler, Saviour                                                                                                         — (NEW RELEASE)
Peter Tinti and Tuesday Reitano — £20.00  NOW £11.99

Missionaries of Modernity: Advisory Missions and the Struggle for Hegemony in Afghanistan and Beyond
Antonio Guistozzi and Artemy Kalinovski — £50.00  NOW £29.99

Selling the Future: The Perils of Predicting Global Politics
Ariel Colonomos — £25.00  NOW £14.99

The Despot’s Accomplice: How the West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy — (NEW RELEASE)
Brian Klaas — £20.00  NOW £11.99

The Song of the Shirt: The High Price of Cheap Garments, From Blackburn to Bangladesh
Jeremy Seabrook — £14.95  NOW £8.99

What is a Refugee? — (NEW RELEASE)
William Maley — £12.99  NOW £7.99

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