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Wild Boar
ISBN: PB: 9781780237619, Reaktion Books, May 2017
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 40 black&white illus., 60 colour illus.
Tough, resourceful and omnivorous, wild boar are the ancestors of domestic pigs. From earliest times, wild boar have presented humans with both opportunity and threat: they are a valuable food source, but also a formidable foe carrying tusks that can...
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£12,95
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Street Art World
ISBN: PB: 9781780236704, Reaktion Books, October 2016
256 pp., 25x19 cm, 70 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
?Street art and graffiti are a familiar sight in cities around the world. Neighbourhoods painted with murals are popular with tourists and tagged walls become backdrops for fashion shoots and music videos. Banksy is a global celebrity whose work sell...
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£25,00
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Lamb A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781780234991, Reaktion Books, September 2015
128 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 46 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
For as long as humans have been raising animals, they have been eating lamb. This engaging history tells the story of how we've raised, cooked and eaten lamb over the centuries and the place it has in a wide range of cuisines and cultures worldwide....
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Guinea Pig
ISBN: PB: 9781780234267, Reaktion Books, June 2015
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 60 colour plates, 40 halftones
Guinea pigs are a popular pet, 'cute but dim' friends for those looking for an alternative to cats and dogs. They are increasingly bred for looks, shaped by humans in search of an ideal appearance. But it was guinea pigs that influenced humans from a...
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£12,95
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Game A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781780231709, Reaktion Books, September 2013
128 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 20 black&white illus., 40 colour illus.
Antelope and porcupines in Africa. Feral cats and wild goats in Australia. Deer, pheasants, and rabbits in the United States and Europe. These are just a few of the world's game animals, or creatures hunted for food. Game has been central to the deve...
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£10,99
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Oak
ISBN: HB: 9781780230375, Reaktion Books, September 2012
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 50 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
The reputation of the oak is based not on superlatives but on personality. In human terms, it is not a celebrity, but a reliable citizen. Its enduring legacy is evident in place- and surnames, in landmarks and buildings and as a sturdy staple of engi...
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£16,00
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Simone Weil
ISBN: PB: 9781861897985, Reaktion Books, February 2011
192 pp., 20x13 cm, 22 illus.
Simone Weil, legendary French philosopher, mystic and political activist who died in England in 1943 at the age of thirty-four, belongs to a select group of thinkers: as with St Augustine, Pascal and Nietzsche, so with Weil a single phrase can perman...
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£11,99
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Swan
ISBN: PB: 9781861893499, Reaktion Books, January 2008
200 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 43 black&white illus., 51 colour illus.
Of more than 8,000 bird species, the swan is surely one of the most easily recognised. Airborne, the swan is a majestic sight: with its long, slender neck outstretched, it glides gracefully with slow, strong wing-beats. Its large webbed feet and shor...
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£12,95
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Tortoise
ISBN: PB: 9781861891914, Reaktion Books, October 2003
208 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 67 black&white illus., 36 colour illus.
"Tortoise" is the first cultural history of these long-lived and intriguing creatures, which have existed for more than 200 million years. The book covers tortoises worldwide, in evolution, myth and reality, ranging across palaeontology, natural hist...
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£12,95
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