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Titian's Touch Art, Magic and Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9781789140828, Reaktion Books, April 2019
288 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 77 illus., 70 in colour
At the end of his long, prolific life, Titian was rumoured to paint directly on the canvas with his bare hands. He would slide his fingers across bright ridges of oil paint, loosening the colours, blending, blurring, and then bringing them together a...
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Primrose
ISBN: HB: 9781789140774, Reaktion Books, March 2019
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 115 colour illus.
For centuries the common primrose has spread breathtaking carpets of pale lemon yellow across the globe. They are flowers of the field, hedgerow and meadow, and one of the most important garden flowers. Abundant, edible and beneficial for many ailmen...
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Thomas Mann
ISBN: PB: 9781789140811, Reaktion Books, March 2019
208 pp., 20x13 cm, 20 illus.
Novelist, short-story writer, essayist, social critic and philanthropist, Thomas Mann (1875-1955) became Germany's most highly acclaimed writer. This critical biography sheds new light on his work, looking closely at how Mann's brother Heinrich and h...
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Corridors Passages of Modernity
ISBN: HB: 9781789140538, Reaktion Books, March 2019
240 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 40 illus.
We spend our lives moving through passages, hallways, corridors and gangways, yet they do not feature in architectural histories, monographs or guidebooks. They are overlooked, undervalued and unregarded; seen as unlovely parts of a building's infras...
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Birch
ISBN: HB: 9781789140118, Reaktion Books, November 2018
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 80 in colour
Elegant and beautiful, rich in history and supremely useful, birches have played an extraordinary yet largely unrecognized part in shaping both our natural environment and the material culture and beliefs of millions of people around the world. For...
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Afghanistan A History from 1260 to the Present Day
ISBN: HB: 9781789140101, Reaktion Books, November 2018
784 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 105 illus.
Located at the intersection of Asia and the Middle East, Afghanistan has been strategically important for thousands of years. Its ancient trade routes and strategic position between India, Inner Asia, China, Persia and beyond has meant the region has...
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Sex in the World of Myth
ISBN: HB: 9781780239774, Reaktion Books, July 2018
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 50 in colour
In "Sex in the World of Myth", David Leeming argues that sex is as important in myths as it is in our lives. Myths are our cultural dreams, and sex is pervasive in all mythologies because it has obsessed and confused us like nothing else – what's mor...
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Bat
ISBN: PB: 9781780238944, Reaktion Books, May 2018
208 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 100 illus., 70 in colour
Bats have been misunderstood and maligned in the West for centuries. Unfair associations with demons have seen their leathery wings adorn numerous evil characters, from the Devil to Bram Stoker's "Dracula". But these amazing animals are ecological su...
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Moon
ISBN: HB: 9781780239149, Reaktion Books, April 2018
184 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 95 illus., 20 in colour
Our nearest celestial neighbour, the Moon, has always been the most conspicuous feature in our night sky. It has compelled observers since the dawn of humankind, and all have tried to make sense in their own ways of the puzzles it poses and the quest...
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Listening to Design A Guide to the Creative Process
ISBN: HB: 9781780239125, Reaktion Books, March 2018
208 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm
"Listening to Design" leads readers into the unique world of the creative process. Drawing on his experience as a teacher, psychotherapist and architect, Andrew Levitt breaks down the creative process, from the moment an idea appears through to the f...
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