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In Praise of the Bicycle
ISBN: HB: 9781789141382, Reaktion Books, July 2019
96 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 8 illus.
This is the French anthropologist as we've never heard him before: Marc Auge coined the term "non-place" to describe uniquitous, global airports, hotels and motorways filled with anonymous individuals. In this new book, he casts his anthropologist's...
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£9,99
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Boxing A Cultural History (New Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9781789140514, Reaktion Books, June 2019
576 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 152 illus.
Throughout history potters, sculptors, painters, poets, novelists, cartoonists, song-writers, photographers and film-makers have recorded and made sense of boxing. In her encyclopaedic investigation of the shifting social, political and cultural reso...
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£12,99
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Photography and Sport
ISBN: PB: 9781780239941, Reaktion Books, September 2018
176 pp., 22x19 cm, 100 illus., 50 in colour
The rise of modern sport in the mid-nineteenth century coincided with the emergence of photography as a new image-making medium, and both practices developed in parallel. Although early technological limitations restricted the possibilities for captu...
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£22,50
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Strokes of Genius A History of Swimming
ISBN: HB: 9781780238197, Reaktion Books, July 2017
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 75 illus.
Pleasure beckons at the water's edge. With these words, Eric Chaline celebrates the physicality and sensuality of swimming – attributes that might have contributed to the evolution of the human species. Chaline's comprehensive account surveys swimmin...
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£15,00
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Running A Global History
ISBN: PB: 9781861899132, Reaktion Books, February 2012
320 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 15 illus.
It is probably not surprising to learn that the modern craze for running is not new: our species has been running since we were able to stand upright. What may be surprising, however, are the many ways and reasons we have performed this painful, exha...
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£20,00
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Philosophy of Sport
ISBN: PB: 9781861898692, Reaktion Books, August 2011
256 pp., 20x12 cm
While previous writing on the philosophy of sport has tended to see sport as a kind of testing ground for philosophical theories devised to deal with other kinds of problems – of ethics, aesthetics or logical categorization – here Steven Connor offer...
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£20,00
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Boxing A Cultural History
ISBN: PB: 9781861894113, Reaktion Books, September 2009
480 pp., 23.4x16.8 cm, 105 black&white illus., 47 colour illus.
Boxing is one of the oldest and most exciting of sports: its bruising and bloody confrontations have permeated Western culture since 3000 B. C. During that period, there has hardly been a time in which young men, and sometimes women, did not raise th...
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