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Patterns of Russia History, Culture, Spaces
ISBN: HB: 9781789142259, Reaktion Books, June 2020
272 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 107 illus., 45 in colour
"Patterns of Russia" shows how the public face of Russia developed and evolved through its distinct architecture, its astonishing art and its varied spaces. What emerges is a clear picture of how Russians fashioned their identity and the national mon...
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Scenes and Traces of the English Civil War
ISBN: HB: 9781789142280, Reaktion Books, May 2020
296 pp., 24.6x18.9 cm, 111 illus., 48 in colour
The English Civil War has become a frequent point of reference in contemporary political debate. A bitter and bloody series of conflicts, it shook the very foundations of seventeenth-century Britain. This is the first attempt to portray the visual le...
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Braganzas The Rise and Fall of the Ruling Dynasties of Portugal and Brazil, 1640-1910
ISBN: HB: 9781789141252, Reaktion Books, October 2019
352 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 110 illus., 40 in colour
For 270 years, the House of Braganza provided the kings and queens of Portugal. During a period of momentous change, from 1640 to 1910, this influential family helped to establish Portugal's independence from Spain and saved the country and its monar...
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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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£9,99
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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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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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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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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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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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