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No Home for You Here A Memoir of Class and Culture
ISBN: HB: 9781789142006, Reaktion Books, March 2020
184 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
"No Home for You Here" is a memoir of a life lived in the shadow of Ronald Reagan. Raised in rural Ohio, Adam Theron-Lee Rensch tells a story of a millennial trying, and failing, to leave behind the shame of growing up poor in the middle of nowhere....
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£14,95
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Feast for the Eyes Edible Art from Apple to Zucchini
ISBN: HB: 9781789140637, Reaktion Books, June 2019
144 pp., 22x16 cm, 100 colour illus.
Savour a taste of the edible alphabet, from A to Z. Throughout history, visual and performance artists have rendered their visions within the whimsical medium of food. In Carolyn Tillie's Savour a taste of the edible alphabet, from A to Z. Throughout...
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Carnivorous Plants
ISBN: HB: 9781789140521, Reaktion Books, March 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 110 illus., 100 in colour
Carnivorous plants are a unique group, possessing modified leaves to trap, kill and consume small creatures. As a result they are often depicted as killers in films and literature, yet others regard them as exotic and beautiful specimens to collect a...
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Oyster A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781780238173, Reaktion Books, September 2017
208 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 40 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
Since the dawn of time oysters have inhabited the earth. Naturally high in essential vitamins and minerals, they are one of the oldest known foods consumed by humans. Varying in size from as small as a grape to as large as a dinner plate, the oyster...
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£11,99
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Cactus
ISBN: HB: 9781780237220, Reaktion Books, April 2017
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 101 colour illus., 16 black&white illus.
Cacti are full of contradictions. Although they can be found in some of the harshest, driest and most barren environments on earth, some are delicate tropical plants that grow high among the branches of the rainforest canopy. Many examples bristle wi...
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£16,00
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Caravaggio and the Creation of Modernity
ISBN: HB: 9781780236766, Reaktion Books, October 2016
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 60 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
?Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was among the great artists of the Baroque period of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Considered one of the founders of modern painting, he is famous for creating a radically new kind of realistic art. He pa...
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£15,95
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Return of Curiosity What Museums are Good For in the Twenty-first Century
ISBN: PB: 9781780236568, Reaktion Books, July 2016
144 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 35 illus.
?Over the last twenty years museums have proliferated, attracting new audiences and assuming new prominence in public life. "The Return of Curiosity" offers a fresh perspective on museums and what they may now be good for. Nicholas Thomas argues that...
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Swallow
ISBN: PB: 9781780234915, Reaktion Books, November 2015
208 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 66 colour illus., 34 black&white illus.
Known as heralds of spring and beautiful, elegant flyers, swallows are among the most beloved of familiar birds. Because they return with the spring, swallows have long been associated with the renewal of life, love, fidelity and fertility, while the...
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Eggs A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781780232645, Reaktion Books, March 2014
128 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 40 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? In Hindu scripture, the world began as an egg. Laid by a swan floating on the waters of chaos, after a year the egg split into silver and gold halves, with the silver becoming the earth and the gold transform...
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Another Darkness, Another Dawn A History of Gypsies, Roma and Travellers
ISBN: HB: 9781780232577, Reaktion Books, January 2014
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 5 maps
Gypsies, Roma and Travellers are some of the most marginalized and vilified people in society. They are rarely seen as having a place in a country, either geographically or socially, no matter where they live or what they do. "Another Darkness, Anoth...
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