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Leo Tolstoy
ISBN: PB: 9781789141993, Reaktion Books, February 2020
224 pp., 20x13 cm, 40 illus.
When he arrived in Moscow in 1851, a young Leo Tolstoy set himself three immediate aims: to gamble, to marry and to obtain a post. At that time he managed only the first. The writer's momentous life would be full of forced breaks and abrupt departure...
Photography and Germany
ISBN: PB: 9781780237480, Reaktion Books, May 2017
224 pp., 22x19 cm, 55 colour illus., 60 black&white illus.
The meeting of photography and Germany evokes pioneering modernist pictures from the Weimar era and colossal digital prints that define the medium's art practice today. It also recalls horrifying documents of wartime atrocity and the relentless surve...
Gold Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780235776, Reaktion Books, April 2016
224 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 100 illus., 70 in colour
For millennia, across the globe, this gleaming and incorruptible element has beguiled humankind, attracting treasure seekers, artistically adorning the dead and the living, and symbolically representing power, wealth, divinity and eternity. "Gold" em...