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Radio Making Waves in Sound
ISBN: HB: 9781789140781, Reaktion Books, May 2019
208 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 80 illus., 50 in colour
Radio is a medium of seemingly endless contradictions. Now in its third century of existence, the technology still seems startling modern; despite frequent predictions of its demise, radio continues to evolve and flourish in the age of the internet a...
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£18,00
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Refrigerator The Story of Cool in the Kitchen
ISBN: HB: 9781780237510, Reaktion Books, May 2017
208 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 50 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
Humans have been preserving food for millennia, but the refrigerator is a relatively new addition to our homes. Just before the Second World War, only 3 per cent of British households had one. In the interim years the fridge has become accepted as a...
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Silver Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780237565, Reaktion Books, May 2017
240 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 60 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
From silver spoons to silver bullets, silver permeates our everyday culture and language. For millennia we've used it to buy what we need, adorn our bodies and trumpet our social status. Silver vanquishes our insecurities, as well as vampires, werewo...
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£14,95
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Dam
ISBN: PB: 9781861893284, Reaktion Books, June 2008
256 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 86 black&white illus., 32 colour illus.
As well as much-needed electricity, dams generate extremes of emotion. Traditionally, dams have facilitated hydraulic civilizations such as those in the Nile Valley, China and Mesopotamia, and, in the twentieth century, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Yet...
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£25,00
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Mining in World History
ISBN: PB: 9781861891730, Reaktion Books, June 2003
352 pp., 22.8x13.3 cm, 11 illus.
"Mining in World History" deals with the history of mining and smelting from the Renaissance to the present day, drawing out, in an engaging and fast-paced fashion, the interplay of personalities, politics and technology which have together shaped th...
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£24,95
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