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Disraeli The Novel Politician
ISBN: HB: 9780300137514, Yale University Press, April 2019
288 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Lauded as a "great Jew", excoriated by antisemites, and one of Britain's most renowned prime ministers, Benjamin Disraeli has been widely celebrated for his role in Jewish history. But is the perception of him as a Jewish hero accurate? In what ways...
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£16,00
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Biographic: Einstein Great Lives in Graphic Form
ISBN: HB: 9781781453339, Ammonite Press, October 2018
96 pp., 27.6x21.6 cm, colour illus.
The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey all o...
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£9,00
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Pierre Loti
ISBN: PB: 9781780239958, Reaktion Books, September 2018
224 pp., 20x13 cm, 35 illus.
Few authors have led lives as interesting as the French novelist and travel writer Pierre Loti (1850-1923) – nor have they worked harder to make it appear even more romantic than it already was. As a career officer in the French navy, Loti participat...
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Death and Resurrection of Elvis Presley
ISBN: PB: 9781780239903, ISBN: HB: 9781780236377, Reaktion Books, September 2018
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 22 illus.
Elvis Aaron Presley is more popular today than ever, yet he died nearly forty years ago. His music is constantly remixed and re-released to a new generation of fans, and his image thrives in popular art and culture. Elvis's Graceland home and Tupelo...
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£12,00
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£16,00
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William Faulkner
ISBN: PB: 9781780239989, Reaktion Books, September 2018
224 pp., 20x13 cm, 20 illus.
At various stages of his life, the celebrated American writer William Faulkner (1897-1962) presented himself as a literary dandy, a shabby bohemian, a wounded war veteran, a humble farmer, a courtly lover, and a genteel but aloof Southerner. In priva...
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Anatomy of Riches Sir Robert Paston's Treasure
ISBN: HB: 9781780239798, Reaktion Books, August 2018
280 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 26 illus., 17 in colour
"The Anatomy of Riches" tells the story of one family's long rise from rags to riches, and their rapid reversal of fortune. It focuses on the life of Sir Robert Paston, who experienced the family's fall from grace at a time of momentous change, the b...
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£20,00
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Arthur Rimbaud
ISBN: PB: 9781780239804, Reaktion Books, August 2018
192 pp., 20x13 cm, 35 illus.
Before he had turned 21, Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891) upended the house of French poetry and left it in shambles. What makes Rimbaud's poetry important, argues Seth Whidden, is part of what makes his life so compelling: rebellion, audacity, creativity...
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Mark Twain
ISBN: PB: 9781780239743, Reaktion Books, July 2018
200 pp., 20x13 cm, 37 illus.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, born on 30 November 1835 in Monroe County, Missouri, was never one to let the facts get in the way of a good story. A natural-born storyteller, Mark Twain freely adapted the incidents of his life and the stories he heard as...
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Sophie Taeuber-Arp and the Avant-Garde A Biography
ISBN: HB: 9780226311210, University of Chicago Press, July 2018
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 15 colour plates, 38 halftones
Sophie Taeuber-Arp was a quiet innovator whose fame has too often been yoked to that of her husband, Jean Arp. Over time, however, she has slowly come to be seen as one of the foremost abstract artists and designers of the twentieth century. The Swis...
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£41,00
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Biographic: Kahlo Great Lives in Graphic Form
ISBN: HB: 9781781453414, Ammonite Press, June 2018
96 pp., 27.6x21.6 cm, colour illus.
The Biographics series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey all...
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