At Edinburgh University Press, part of our mission is to make innovative and rigorous scholarship available to the widest possible readership. To achieve this, we now also publish every hardback monograph as a more-affordable paperback within a year and a half.

This month, we've published 61 paperbacks under this initiative.

February's 61 new paperbacks

Abbas Kiarostami and Film-Philosophy by Mathew Abbott

American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11 edited by Terence McSweeney

An Apocalyptic History of the Early Fatimid Empire by Jamel Velji

Arabian Drugs in Early Medieval Mediterranean Medicine by Zohar Amar and Efraim Lev

Beckett Matters: Essays on Beckett's Late Modernism by S.E. Gontarski

Beckett's Thing: Painting and Theatre by David Lloyd

Bilingualism as Interactional Practices by Joseph Gafaranga

Cicero's Law: Rethinking Roman Law of the Late Republic edited by Paul J. du Plessis

Cold War Legacies: Systems, Theory, Aesthetics edited by John Beck and Ryan Bishop

Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model by W. Elliot Bulmer

Contact: The Interaction of Closely Related Linguistic Varieties and the History of English by Robert McColl Millar

Contemporary Spanish Gothic by Ann Davies

Democratisation in the Maghreb by J. N. C. Hill

Doris Lessing and the Forming of History edited by Kevin Brazil, David Sergeant and Tom Sperlinger

Drivetime: Literary Excursions in Automotive Consciousness by Lynne Pearce

Espionage and Exile: Fascism and Anti-Fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film by Phyllis Lassner

Gaston Bachelard: A Philosophy of the Surreal by Zbigniew Kotowicz

Gilles Deleuze's Transcendental Empiricism: From Tradition to Difference by Marc Rölli and translated by Peter Hertz-Ohmes

Hobbes and Modern Political Thought by Yves Charles Zarka and translated by James Griffith

Hollywood and the Great Depression: American Film, Politics and Society in the 1930s edited by Iwan Morgan, Philip John Davies

Hong Kong Neo-Noir edited by Esther Yau and Tony Williams

Impossible Puzzle Films: A Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema by Miklós Kiss and Steven Willemsen

International Development and Human Aid: Principles, Norms and Institutions for the Global Sphere edited by Paulo Barcelos and Gabriele De Angelis

Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo by James E. Baldwin

Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa by Roman Loimeier

Jimmy Carter and the Anglo-American 'Special Relationship' by Thomas K. Robb

Just Enough: Sufficiency as a Demand of Justice by Liam Shields

Kathy Acker: Writing the Impossible by Georgina Colby

Lacan and Deleuze: A Disjunctive Synthesis edited by Boštjan Nedoh, Andreja Zevnik

Levinas, Ethics and Law by Matthew Stone

Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, 1817–1858 by Megan Coyer

Lyric Cousins: Poetry and Musical Form by Fiona Sampson

Masculinities on Clydeside: Men in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War by Alison Chand

May Sinclair: Re-Thinking Bodies and Minds edited by Rebecca Bowler and Claire Drewery

Metadrama and the Informer in Shakespeare and Jonson by Bill Angus

Modern Print Artefacts: Textual Materiality and Literary Value in British Print Culture, 1890–1930s by Patrick Collier

Narrative and Becoming by Ridvan Askin

Nasser in the Egyptian Imaginary by Omar Khalifah

Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace edited by Tommy Gustafsson and Pietari Kääpä

Off to the Pictures: Cinemagoing, Women’s Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain by Lisa Stead

Radical Romantics: Prophets, Pirates, and the Space Beyond Nation by Talissa Ford

Reclaiming Islamic Tradition: Modern Interpretations of the Classical Heritage edited by Elisabeth Kendall, Ahmad Khan

Recognition in the Arabic Narrative Tradition: Discovery, Deliverance and Delusion by Philip F. Kennedy

Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily by Jan P. Stronk

Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century by J. Michelle Coghlan

Shakespeare and Judgment edited by Kevin Curran

Shakespeare's Fugitive Politics by Thomas P. Anderson

Social Transformations and Revolutions: Reflections and Analyses edited by Johann P. Arnason, Marek Hrubec

STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen edited by Antony Augoustakis and Monica S. Cyrino

Swedish Military Intelligence: Producing Knowledge by Gunilla Erikkson

The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia: Between Pain and Pleasure edited by Ewa Mazierska, Matilda Mroz and Elzbieta Ostrowska

The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia edited by Ian Aitken and Camille Deprez

The Deleuze–Lucretius Encounter by Ryan J. Johnson

The Invention of Palestinian Citizenship, 1918–1947 by Lauren Banko

The Life of William Robertson: Minister, Historian, and Principal by Jeffrey R. Smitten

The Lyric Poem and Aestheticism: Forms of Modernity by Marion Thain

The Many Voices of Lydia Davis: Translation, Rewriting, Intertextuality by Jonathan Evans

The Political Theology of Schelling by Saitya Brata Das

The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School by Guillaume Collett

The Shakespearean Inside: A Study of the Complete Soliloquies and Solo Asides by Marcus Nordlund

Undead Apocalypse: Vampires and Zombies in the 21st Century by Stacey Abbott