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Glacier Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781789141344, Reaktion Books, October 2019
224 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 100 illus., 80 in colour
As major actors in the unfolding drama of climate change, glaciers feature prominently in Earth's past and its future. Wherever on the planet we live, glaciers affect each of us directly. They control the atmospheric and ocean circulations that drive...
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North Pole Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781789140088, Reaktion Books, December 2018
208 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 100 illus., 50 in colour
In "North Pole", Michael Bravo explains how visions of the North Pole have been supremely important to the world's cultures and political leaders, from Alexander the Great to neo- Hindu nationalists. Tracing poles and polarity back to sacred ancient...
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Ice Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780239057, Reaktion Books, June 2018
232 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 95 illus., 64 in colour
Ice has played a prominent role in the history of the earth and its living communities for millennia. We have had fun with and on ice, battled over ice, imagined ice, struggled with ice and made money out of ice. It has transformed our relationship w...
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Swamp Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780238449, Reaktion Books, November 2017
248 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 80 colour plates, 20 halftones
Throughout history, swamps have been idealized and demonized, purged and protected. They are considered places of evil, pestilence and death, but also diverse ecosystems teeming with life. They can be obstacles to development, and remnants of fading...
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Clouds Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780237237, Reaktion Books, May 2017
240 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 80 colour plates, 20 halftones
Clouds have been objects of delight and fascination throughout human history; their fleeting magnificence and endless variety have inspired scientists and daydreamers alike. Clouds and the ever-changing patterns they create have long symbolized the r...
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Storm Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780236612, Reaktion Books, September 2016
192 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 86 colour illus., 12 black&white illus.
?Storms affect our lives in many remarkable and powerful ways. Gales, hurricanes, cyclones, blizzards, tornados, hail and sand and dust storms regularly demonstrate the awesome power of nature that all of us experience in some form. But what causes t...
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Mountain Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780236476, Reaktion Books, September 2016
264 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 99 colour illus., 38 black&white illus.
?Majestic and awe-inspiring, there is nothing like the sight of a mountain looming on the horizon. Throughout all of human history mountains have been linked to the eternal, attracting us to their dizzying heights, stunning us with their natural beau...
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South Pole Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780235967, Reaktion Books, April 2016
224 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 132 illus., 96 in colour
The Geographic South Pole is a place of paradox. It is a point around which the earth quite literally pivots; yet it has a habit of falling off the edge of our maps. An invisible spot on a high, featureless ice plateau, the Pole has no obvious materi...
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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...
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Lightning Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780234960, Reaktion Books, October 2015
240 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 97 colour illus., 22 black&white illus.
There exist few phenomena more awe-inspiring than lightning. Streaking across the sky, it daunts us with its power and amazes us with its beauty. As thunder strikes and lightning flashes, we cower from it in fear and marvel at it in astonishment. "L...
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