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Imprint and Trace Handwriting in the Age of Technology
ISBN: HB: 9781861896537, Reaktion Books, December 2010
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 80 illus.
In today's world, written communication is a highly technical business. Most writing is composed on computer, while correspondence is largely transmitted by means of email or text message. We type our shopping orders online, blogs are our diaries and...
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Leon Golub Echoes of the Real (Second Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9781861897657, ISBN: HB: 9781861897831, Reaktion Books, December 2010
272 pp., 21x27.5 cm, 35 black&white illus., 173 colour illus.
"I'm trying to invite you into scenes where you might not want to be invited in" – Leon Golub Leon Golub (1922-2004) was a leading exponent of history painting – painting as a narrative, symbolic expression of global, social and political relations...
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Pakistan Terrorism Ground Zero
ISBN: HB: 9781861897688, Reaktion Books, December 2010
352 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 15 illus.
After the US-led coalition targeted terrorist groups operating in Afghanistan, al Qaeda, the Taliban and two dozen other such organizations relocated to the Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) of Pakistan. This remote, inhospitable region has b...
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Wine A Cultural History
ISBN: PB: 9781861897909, Reaktion Books, November 2010
280 pp., 25x19 cm, 17 black&white illus., 88 colour illus.
Wine has been made by almost every civilization throughout history, in every part of the world. It has played a part in religious ceremonies, from Dionysus and Bacchus in Ancient Greece and Rome to the Catholic Eucharist and the Jewish Kiddush; it ha...
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Photography and Africa
ISBN: PB: 9781861893826, Reaktion Books, October 2010
200 pp., 22x19 cm, 26 black&white illus., 76 colour illus.
A continent of vast geography and comprising more than 50 nation states, Africa has long been an essential crossroads for photographers. Since the advent of the medium in the first half of the 19th century, a myriad of photographers – indigenous and...
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Geopolitics and Globalization in the Twentieth Century Second revised and expanded edition
ISBN: PB: 9781861897824, Reaktion Books, October 2010
208 pp., 22.8x13.3 cm, 12 illus.
This book looks at the struggle between the processes of globalization and geopolitical forces over the last 150 years. The twentieth century witnessed a struggle between geopolitical states who wanted to close off and control earth space, resources...
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History of the Internet and the Digital Future
ISBN: PB: 9781780231129, Reaktion Books, September 2010
248 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
A great adjustment in human affairs is underway. Political, commercial and cultural life is changing from the centralized, hierarchical and standardized structures of the industrial age to something radically different: the economy of the emerging di...
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£15,00
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Sandwich A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781861897718, Reaktion Books, September 2010
152 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 12 black&white illus., 40 colour illus.
We may talk of grand feasts and fancy dinners, but most of the time, if we are honest, most of us are eating sandwiches. We snatch them at work and linger over them at picnics, buffets or tea parties. The sandwich is quick, simple and open to infinit...
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Sensuous Surfaces The Decorative Object in Early Modern China
ISBN: HB: 9781861894083, Reaktion Books, September 2010
440 pp., 25x19 cm, 6 black&white illus., 223 colour illus.
"Sensuous Surfaces" is a richly illustrated and in-depth introduction to the decorative arts in Ming and Qing dynasty China. Jonathan Hay explores materials and techniques, as well as issues of patronage and taste, which together formed a loose syste...
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Soup A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781861897749, Reaktion Books, September 2010
152 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 23 black&white illus., 37 colour illus.
From the restorative powers of chicken soup on a sick day to the warmth of a bowl of chowder on a wintry night, there is no food quite as comforting and emblematic of home as soup. "Soup", as Janet Clarkson tells us, is the first true culinary creati...
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