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Eyewitnessing The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence
ISBN: PB: 9781789140613, Reaktion Books, June 2019
304 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm, 82 illus.
"Eyewitnessing" evaluates the place of images among other kinds of historical evidence. By reviewing the many varieties of images by region, period and medium, and looking at the pragmatic uses of images (e.g. the Bayeux Tapestry, an engraving of a p...
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£12,99
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Europe Illusion Britain, France, Germany and the Long History of European Integration
ISBN: HB: 9781789140606, Reaktion Books, March 2019
368 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
In "The Europe Illusion", Stuart Sweeney considers Britain's relationships with France and Prussia-Germany since the map of Europe was redrawn at Westphalia in 1648. A timely and far-sighted study, it argues that integration in Europe has evolved thr...
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£25,00
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Arthur God and Hero in Avalon
ISBN: HB: 9781780239996, Reaktion Books, February 2019
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 50 illus., 10 in colour
For fifteen centuries, legends of King Arthur have inspired generations. In the misty past of a Britain under siege, half-remembered events became shrouded in ancient myth and folklore. The resulting tales were told and retold, until over time Arthur...
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£16,00
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Edge of Empires A History of Georgia
ISBN: PB: 9781789140590, ISBN: HB: 9781780230306, Reaktion Books, February 2019
528 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 40 illus.
Georgia is the most Western-looking state in today's Near or Middle East and, despite having one of the longest, most turbulent histories in the Christian or Near Eastern world, no proper history of the country has been written for decades. Donald Ra...
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£14,99
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£35,00
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Ukraine A Nation on the Borderland
ISBN: HB: 9781780239781, Reaktion Books, July 2018
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 29 illus.
The Euromaidan uprising in Kiev, followed by radical regime change, the annexation of the Crimea and the war in Eastern Ukraine, have shattered European security. The Western response to Russian aggression has been uncertain and hesitant in handling...
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£25,00
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Burned Alive Bruno, Galileo and the Inquisition
ISBN: HB: 9781780238968, Reaktion Books, June 2018
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 21 illus.
In 1600 the Catholic Inquisition condemned the philosopher Giordano Bruno for his heretical beliefs. He was then burned alive in a public place in Rome. Historians, scientists and teachers usually deny that Bruno was condemned for his beliefs about t...
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£25,00
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Goths Lost Civilizations
ISBN: HB: 9781780238456, Reaktion Books, November 2017
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 48 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
The Goths are truly a "lost civilization". Sweeping down from the north, ancient Gothic tribes sacked the imperial city of Rome and set in motion the decline and fall of the western Roman empire. Ostrogothic and Visigothic kings ruled over Italy and...
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£15,00
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Etruscans Lost Civilizations
ISBN: HB: 9781780238326, Reaktion Books, October 2017
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 40 colour illus., 17 black&white illus.
The Etruscan people were a powerful and influential civilization in ancient Italy. Despite their prominence, however, they are often misrepresented as mysterious: a strange unknowable people whose language and culture have largely vanished. Lucy Ship...
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£15,00
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Arc of Utopia The Beautiful Story of the Russian Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9781780238524, Reaktion Books, October 2017
256 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
The French Revolution of 1789 had grand humanitarian aims, which would one day inspire the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia in 1917. Lenin and his followers never called themselves Utopians, because they believed in a science of revolution, and Utopian...
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£20,00
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Leon Trotsky
ISBN: PB: 9781780234304, Reaktion Books, April 2015
224 pp., 20x13 cm, 35 halftones
There are few more divisive names in modern history than that of the diehard revolutionary Leon Trotsky. To some he was a hypocritical totalitarian, while to many others he was a revolutionary liberator, an idealist determined to crush an outdated, o...
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£11,99
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