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Dark Matter of the Mind The Culturally Articulated Unconscious
ISBN: PB: 9780226526782, ISBN: HB: 9780226070766, University of Chicago Press, November 2017
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 6 halftones, 18 line drawings, 2 tables
Is it in our nature to be altruistic, or evil, to make art, use tools, or create language? Is it in our nature to think in any particular way? For Daniel L. Everett, the answer is a resounding no: it isn't in our nature to do any of these things beca...
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£24,00
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Day at Home in Early Modern England Material Culture and Domestic Life, 1500-1700
ISBN: HB: 9780300195019, Yale University Press, October 2017
304 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 280 colour illus.
This fascinating book offers the first sustained investigation of the complex relationship between the middling sort and their domestic space in the tumultuous, rapidly changing culture of early modern England. Presented in an innovative and engaging...
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Dream Trippers Global Daoism and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality
ISBN: PB: 9780226484846, ISBN: HB: 9780226481760, University of Chicago Press, October 2017
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 11 halftones, 1 table
Over the past few decades, Daoism has become a recognizable part of Western "alternative" spiritual life. Now, that Westernized version of Daoism is going full circle, traveling back from America and Europe to influence Daoism in China. "Dream Trip...
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£64,00
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Dynamics of News and Indigenous Policy in Australia
ISBN: PB: 9781783208128, Intellect, August 2017
328 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm, 10 graphs, 6 tables, 1 map
This book offers rich insights into the news media's role in the development of policy in Australia, and explores the complex and interactive relationship between news media and Australian Indigenous affairs. Kerry McCallum and Lisa Waller critically...
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£36,00
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Death From Dust to Destiny
ISBN: HB: 9781780237251, Reaktion Books, June 2017
224 pp., 23.4x16.8 cm, 20 colour illus., 130 black&white illus.
The terms "birth" and "death" have long denoted the apparent boundaries of our biological lives, situating in time the moments of coming to be and passing away. Yet the specific trajectory of a life can surpass its temporal boundaries. Long after the...
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Doing Style Youth and Mass Mediation in South India
ISBN: PB: 9780226327853, ISBN: HB: 9780226327716, University of Chicago Press, March 2017
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 27 halftones, 1 table
In "Doing Style", Constantine V. Nakassis explores the world of youth and mass media in South India, where what Tamil youth call "style" anchors their day-to-day lives and media worlds. Through intimate ethnographic descriptions of college life in Ta...
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£63,00
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Dictionary of Indo-European Concepts and Society
ISBN: PB: 9780986132599, HAU, February 2017
512 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
Since its publication in 1969, Emile Benveniste's Vocabulaire – here in a new translation as the "Dictionary of Indo-European Concepts and Society" – has been the classic reference for tracing the institutional and conceptual genealogy of the sociocu...
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Dreaming and Historical Consciousness in Island Greece
ISBN: PB: 9780226425245, University of Chicago Press, February 2017
288 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 32 halftones
On publication in 2012, "Dreaming and Historical Consciousness in Island Greece" quickly met wide acclaim as a gripping work that, according to the Times Literary Supplement, "offers a wholly new way of thinking about dreams in their social contexts"...
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Design by the Book Chinese Ritual Objects and the Sanli Tu
ISBN: PB: 9781941792100, Bard Graduate Center, January 2017
128 pp., 22.2x17.8 cm, 14 colour plates, 80 halftones
Today, China's classical antiquity is often studied through recovered artifacts, but before this practice became widespread, scholars instead reconstructed the distant past through classical texts and transmitted illustrations. Among the most importa...
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Derivatives and the Wealth of Societies
ISBN: PB: 9780226392837, ISBN: HB: 9780226392660, University of Chicago Press, November 2016
312 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 19 halftones, 6 line drawings
Derivatives were responsible for one of the worst financial meltdowns we have ever seen, one from which we have not yet fully recovered. However, they are likewise capable of generating some of the most incredible wealth we have ever seen. This book...
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£67,00
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