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Lesser Dragons Minority Peoples of China
ISBN: HB: 9781780239118, Reaktion Books, April 2018
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
"Lesser Dragons" is a timely introduction to the fascinating and complex world of China's 'national minorities'. Based on detailed research, including the author's first-hand fieldwork in several minority areas, it introduces the major non-Han people...
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Hinterland America's New Landscape of Class and Conflict
ISBN: HB: 9781780239026, Reaktion Books, March 2018
192 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
Over the last forty years, the landscape of the United States has been fundamentally transformed. It is partially visible in the ascendance of glittering, coastal hubs for finance, infotech and the so-called "creative class". But this is only the tip...
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Slums The History of a Global Injustice
ISBN: HB: 9781780238098, Reaktion Books, July 2017
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
More than half of the world now lives in urban areas, but a billion of these people reside in neighbourhoods characterized by entrenched disadvantage. These neighbourhoods, known as "slums", are often seen as a debilitating and even subversive presen...
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Berlin Bodies Anatomizing the Streets of the City
ISBN: PB: 9781780237206, Reaktion Books, April 2017
280 pp., 24.6x17.1 cm, 35 illus.
The capital of Germany and home to 3.5 million people, Berlin has a rich, colourful and fascinating history. It rapidly developed into a major urban centre at the end of the nineteenth century, and today is a site where the scars of history sit along...
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£20,00
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Road to Independence? Scotland in the Balance (Revised and Expanded Second Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9781780232874, Reaktion Books, January 2014
232 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
Is the United Kingdom really as united as its name might suggest? For many people in the UK, increasing nationalism in Scotland raises serious questions about what the UK is, and where its future lies. In "The Road to Independence?", now available in...
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£14,95
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Drugs and the World
ISBN: PB: 9781861893819, Reaktion Books, June 2008
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
The use and misuse of psychoactive substances is one of the most widely discussed and yet least understood social processes. It is easy to condemn the use of illicit drugs, as well as alcohol and tobacco, as problems that require the services of prof...
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£15,95
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Brit-Myth Who Do the British Think They Are?
ISBN: PB: 9781861893369, Reaktion Books, August 2007
224 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 6 illus.
Is Britain really perceived as a nation of poorly dressed, roast-beef-eating, snaggle-toothed xenophobes? Or do the British perhaps all live in stately homes, and lead supercilious, emotionally repressed, tea-drinking lives? In "Brit-Myth", well-know...
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£16,95
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First Peoples Indigenous Cultures and Their Futures
ISBN: PB: 9781861892416, Reaktion Books, February 2005
176 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 6 illus.
"First Peoples" argues, controversially, that far from disappearing in the face of global capitalism, indigenous cultures today are as diverse as they ever were. Rather than being absorbed into a uniform modernity, indigenous peoples are anticipating...
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£19,95
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Celebrity
ISBN: PB: 9781861891044, Reaktion Books, September 2001
208 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 6 illus.
In contemporary society, the cult of celebrity is inescapable. Anyone can be turned into a celebrity, and anything can be made into a celebrity event. Celebrity has become a part of everyday life, a common reference point. But how have people like El...
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£19,95
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Animal Rights Political and Social Change in Britain since 1800
ISBN: PB: 9781861890610, Reaktion Books, February 2000
272 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 40 illus.
In the early twenty-first century animals are news. Parliamentary debates, protests against fox hunting and television programmes like "Animal Hospital" all focus on the way in which we treat animals and on what that says about our own humanity. As v...
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