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Anime Boom in the United States Lessons for Global Creative Industries
ISBN: PB: 9780674241190, ISBN: HB: 9780674976993, Harvard University Press, December 2019
238 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 colour illus., 4 photos
"The Anime Boom in the United States" provides a comprehensive and empirically-grounded study of the various stages of anime marketing and commercial expansion into the United States. It also examines the supporting organizational and cultural proces...
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£20,95
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£31,95
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Star Stories Constellations and People
ISBN: HB: 9780300241280, Yale University Press, November 2019
208 pp., 21x14 cm, 34 black&white illus.
We can see love, betrayal, and friendship in the heavens, if we know where to look. A world expert on cultural understandings of cosmology, Anthony Aveni provides an unconventional atlas of the night sky, introducing readers to tales beloved for gene...
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£20,00
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What We Did in Bed A Horizontal History
ISBN: HB: 9780300223880, Yale University Press, November 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Louis XIV ruled France from his bedchamber. Winston Churchill governed Britain from his during World War II. Travelers routinely used to bed down with complete strangers, and whole families shared beds in many preindustrial households. Beds were expe...
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£20,00
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Diaspora of the Middle East and North Africa
ISBN: PB: 9783037785447, Lars Muller Publishers, November 2019
320 pp., 23.5x17.1 cm, illus.
Through a series of essays, photographs, and archival content, this book highlights the diverse young and old diaspora communities of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) around the world. Drawing on topics from the ten-year archive of Brownbook m...
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£30,00
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Polar Bear
ISBN: PB: 9781789141467, Reaktion Books, November 2019
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 105 illus., 95 in colour
Polar bears are truly majestic animals: the largest land-dwelling carnivore on earth, they can measure up to 3 metres in length, and weigh up to 700 kilograms. They are also iconic in other ways – a symbol of the climate change debate, with their sur...
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£12,95
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Ethics of Space Homelessness and Squatting in Urban England
ISBN: PB: 9781912808281, University of Chicago Press, HAU, November 2019
290 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Across the Western world, full membership of society is established through entitlements to space and formalized in the institutions of property and citizenship. Those without such entitlements are deemed less than fully human as they struggle to fin...
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£27,00
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Going All City Struggle and Survival in LA's Graffiti Subculture
ISBN: PB: 9780226493589, ISBN: HB: 9780226493442, University of Chicago Press, November 2019
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 19 halftones
"We could have been called a lot of things: brazen vandals, scared kids, threats to social order, self-obsessed egomaniacs, marginalized youth, outsider artists, trend setters, and thrill seekers. But, to me, we were just regular kids growing up hard...
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£15,00
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£53,00
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Necroperformance Cultural Reconstructions of the War Body
ISBN: PB: 9783035801910, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, November 2019
448 pp., 24.1x15.2 cm, 30 halftones
In "Necroperformance", Dorata Sajewska proposes an innovative perspective for looking back at the formative process of Polish modernity, delving into repressed areas of experience connected with World War I and the ensuing emancipatory movements. Und...
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£38,00
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Cigarette A Political History
ISBN: HB: 9780674241213, Harvard University Press, October 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 21 photos
Tobacco is the quintessential American product. From Jamestown to the Marlboro Man, the plant occupied the heart of the nation's economy and expressed its enduring myths. But today smoking rates have declined and smokers are exiled from many public s...
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£28,95
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Fan Phenomena Harry Potter
ISBN: PB: 9781789380705, Intellect, October 2019
236 pp., 24.1x17.5 cm, illustrated in colour throughout
Nineteen years later... Even as a new generation embraces the "Harry Potter" novels for the first time, J. K. Rowling's wizarding world continues to expand. Rowling herself has created a five-film spinoff, a two-part stage play, and an immersive onli...
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£23,00
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