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Yves Klein
ISBN: PB: 9781780232935, Reaktion Books, November 2014
224 pp., 20x13 cm, 30 illus.
Among his many captivating exploits, the French artist Yves Klein (1928-1962) invented his own brand of colour: the inimitable International Klein Blue. Denounced as a charlatan and feted as a mystic, Klein scandalized the art world with his enthusia...
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Mouse
ISBN: PB: 9781780233390, Reaktion Books, November 2014
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 60 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
Despite its minuscule size, the mouse has a large presence in the animal kingdom and the human imagination. Maligned for millennia, it has been considered one of the human race's greatest adversaries, responsible for problems ranging from disease and...
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Feasts and Fasts A History of Indian Food
ISBN: HB: 9781780233529, Reaktion Books, November 2014
336 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 50 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
The second most populous country in the world after China and the seventh largest in area, India is unique among nations in its diversity of climates, languages, religions, tribes, customs and, of course, cuisines. Yet what is it that makes Indian fo...
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Heroes David Bowie and Berlin
ISBN: PB: 9781780233772, Reaktion Books, October 2014
184 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 17 illus.
In 1976 David Bowie left Los Angeles and the success of his celebrated albums Young Americans and "Station to Station" and settled in Berlin, where he would work on his "Berlin Triptych", the albums "Low", "Heroes", and "Lodger", which are now consid...
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Cannabis
ISBN: HB: 9781780233413, Reaktion Books, October 2014
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 70 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
Cannabis, one of humanity's first domesticated plants, has been utilized for spiritual, therapeutic, recreational and even punitive reasons for thousands of years. Humans have excellent practical knowledge of the uses of cannabis, yet limited underst...
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Staging the Archive Art and Photography in the Age of New Media
ISBN: PB: 9781780233727, Reaktion Books, October 2014
224 pp., 20x15 cm, 80 illus.
Dedicated to art practices that mobilize the model of the archive, this book demonstrates the ways in which such a€کarchival artworks' probe the possibilities of what art is and what it can do. Through a variety of media, methodologies and perspectiv...
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Apple
ISBN: HB: 9781780233406, Reaktion Books, October 2014
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 70 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
Apples have sustained, delighted and intoxicated people throughout history. This ubiquitous fruit has always been more than something to eat or drink; it is planted deep within the myths, religion and art of almost every culture. Icon of beauty, desi...
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Greatest Shows on Earth A History of the Circus
ISBN: HB: 9781780233581, Reaktion Books, October 2014
288 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 70 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
Dazzling, clamorous and exotic, the circus is a theatre of the improbable and impossible. From the days of travelling troupes of acrobats and jugglers to the grand spectacle of the Cirque du Soleil, the circus has exerted an indelible fascination. Of...
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Brandy A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781780233482, Reaktion Books, September 2014
152 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 54 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
An aromatic spirit made from distilled wine and produced around the globe, brandy is a spirit loved by many. Long associated with refined taste and sophisticated consumption, today it has taken on a new life in the world of mixology. Cognac – an illu...
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Islands Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780233468, Reaktion Books, September 2014
224 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 30 black&white illus., 70 colour illus.
Islands are contradictory places: they can be remote, mysterious spots, or lively centres of holiday revelry. They are associated alternately with escape, imprisonment, holiday and exile, and their exotic, otherworldly beauty has inspired artists and...
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