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OnBeat, Volume 9
ISBN: HB: 9784434251405, Nippan IPS, June 2019
208 pp., 25.7x18.1 cm, 330 colour and black&white illus., language: English / Japanese
The 9th issue of ONBEAT presents the latest trends in Japanese art and cultures, such as music, fashion, ecological activities, in English and Japanese throughout.
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£22,00
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Seeing Trees A History of Street Trees in New York City and Berlin
ISBN: HB: 9780300225785, Yale University Press, February 2019
328 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 20 colour illus., 120 black&white illus.
Today, cities around the globe are planting street trees to mitigate the effects of climate change. However, as landscape historian Sonja Dumpelmann explains, this is not a new phenomenon. In her eye-opening work, Dumpelmann shows how New York City a...
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£35,00
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Chicago From Vision to Metropolis
ISBN: HB: 9781789140002, Reaktion Books, February 2019
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 60 in colour
Chicago has been called the "most American of cities" and the "great American city". Not the biggest or the most powerful; neither the richest, prettiest nor best – but the most American. How did it become that? And what does it even mean? At its h...
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£14,00
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Social Life of Books Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home
ISBN: PB: 9780300240252, ISBN: HB: 9780300208290, Yale University Press, January 2019
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 57 black&white illus.
A vivid exploration of the evolution of reading as an essential social and domestic activity during the eighteenth century. Two centuries before the advent of radio, television, and motion pictures, books were a cherished form of popular entertainme...
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£16,00
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£30,00
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Ganges The Many Pasts of an Indian River
ISBN: HB: 9780300119169, Yale University Press, January 2019
456 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 66 black&white illus.
Originating in the Himalayas and flowing into the Bay of Bengal, the Ganges is India's most important and sacred river. In this unprecedented work, historian Sudipta Sen tells the story of the Ganges, from the communities that arose on its banks to t...
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£20,00
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Prague Crossroads of Europe
ISBN: HB: 9781789140095, Reaktion Books, December 2018
280 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 70 in colour
Thirty years ago Prague was a closed book to most Westerners. Today it is Europe's fifth most-visited city, surpassed only by London, Paris, Istanbul and Rome. With a stunning natural location on the Vltava river and a spectacular potpourri of Romane...
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£14,00
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Dialogical Imaginations Aisthesis as Social Perception and New Ideas of Humanism
ISBN: PB: 9783037349397, Diaphanes, December 2018
736 pp., 24.1x16.1 cm, 85 halftones, 30 colour plates
We tend to think of imagination as private, originating from our innermost selves – and language as something that is created in communication. Turning this idea on its head, the contributors to "Dialogical Imaginations" start from the provocative pr...
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£49,00
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Coffee A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781789140026, Reaktion Books, December 2018
176 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 60 illus., 50 in colour
Coffee is a global beverage: it is grown commercially on four continents and consumed enthusiastically in all seven. There is even an Italian espresso machine on the International Space Station. Coffee's journey has taken it from the forests of Ethio...
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£10,00
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Treatise on Dharma Murty Classical Library of India 20
ISBN: HB: 9780674277069, Harvard University Press, December 2018
432 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"A Treatise on Dharma", written in the fourth or fifth century, is the finest example of the genre of dharmasastra – texts on religious, civil, and criminal law and the duties of rulers – that informed Indian life for a thousand years. It illuminates...
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£21,00
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