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Mars
ISBN: HB: 9781789142204, Reaktion Books, June 2020
232 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 100 colour illus.
Mars is a small world with a big reputation. This mysterious planet – with volcanoes that dwarf Mount Everest, a canyon system that would stretch fully across the USA and curious landscapes that may support life – has fascinated us for centuries. In...
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£25,00
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Photography and War
ISBN: PB: 9781789141450, Reaktion Books, September 2019
216 pp., 22x19 cm, 120 illus., 100 in colour
There are countless books on war photography, most of these focusing on dramatic images made by photojournalists in combat zones. "Photography and War" instead proposes a radically expanded notion of war photography, one that encompasses a far broade...
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£22,50
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Cosmos The Art and Science of the Universe
ISBN: HB: 9781789140545, Reaktion Books, May 2019
320 pp., 28x22 cm, 280 illus., 260 in colour
Since time immemorial, the nocturnal skies have mesmerized people, and heavenly bodies have inspired the imaginations of artists, poets, and scientists. This book showcases the superstars of the firmament and universe in sumptuous illustrations featu...
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£35,00
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Photography and Sport
ISBN: PB: 9781780239941, Reaktion Books, September 2018
176 pp., 22x19 cm, 100 illus., 50 in colour
The rise of modern sport in the mid-nineteenth century coincided with the emergence of photography as a new image-making medium, and both practices developed in parallel. Although early technological limitations restricted the possibilities for captu...
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£22,50
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Corn A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781780238166, Reaktion Books, October 2017
208 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 50 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
Indigenous people in the New World referred to maize as "Our Mother", "Our Life", and "She Who Sustains Us". Originating in Mesoamerica 9,000 years ago, corn or maize now grows in 160 countries. The United States is the leading producer and about 3,5...
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£11,99
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Seaweed A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781780237534, Reaktion Books, May 2017
176 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 40 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
Seaweed is both the world's oldest and newest superfood. As a food, seaweeds are now more associated with the East than with the West, yet they have long been eaten in many parts of the world, including Europe and the Americas. Mistakenly thought of...
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£11,99
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Appetites for Thought Philosophers and Food
ISBN: PB: 9781780234458, Reaktion Books, March 2015
128 pp., 20x12 cm
"Appetites for Thought" offers up a formidable intellectual challenge: can we better understand the concepts of philosophers from their culinary choices? Tracing the food obsessions of philosophers from Diogenes to Sartre, Michel Onfray – a philosoph...
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£14,95
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Pineapple A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781780231792, Reaktion Books, September 2013
128 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 20 black&white illus., 40 colour illus.
Poet Charles Lamb described the pineapple as "too ravishing for moral taste. . . like lovers' kisses she bites – she is a pleasure bordering on pain, from fierceness and insanity of her relish". From the moment Christopher Columbus discovered it on a...
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£11,99
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Trout
ISBN: PB: 9781861898777, Reaktion Books, March 2012
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 40 black&white illus., 60 colour illus.
Leaping effortlessly from the bright stream into the human mind, the trout captivates like no other fish. An ancient fascination than can be traced back to Stone Age cave dwellers, the trout surfaces in our diet, religion, folklore, history, science,...
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£12,95
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London After a Fashion
ISBN: PB: 9781861893154, Reaktion Books, March 2007
240 pp., 20x15 cm, 99 illus.
London Fashion Week has maintained the capital's position as one of the most important cities on the international fashion calendar for over twenty-five years. The roots of London's pre-eminence as an international epicentre of haute couture and pr?t...
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£16,95
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