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Robert Altman In the American Grain
ISBN: PB: 9781780235226, Reaktion Books, November 2015
320 pp., 20x15 cm, 75 illus.
"Iconoclast" and "maverick" are perhaps the two epithets most commonly attached to Robert Altman, a director who constantly resisted boundaries and genres. Throughout his career Altman tested the limits of what can and should be done in film, from re...
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£18,00
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Seal
ISBN: PB: 9781780234892, Reaktion Books, November 2015
224 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 70 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
From swimming alongside our kayaks, canoes, coracles and boats to lurking alone in the shadowy waters of remote seas, seals have long interacted with humans and played a part in our history. Seal by Victoria Dickenson explores the natural and cultura...
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£12,95
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Skunk
ISBN: PB: 9781780234908, Reaktion Books, November 2015
200 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 68 colour illus., 26 black&white illus.
Although the skunk generally waddles through life in a peaceful and solitary way, the animal is feared by humans due to the pungent odor it emits when threatened, and has been both demonized and venerated throughout history. "Skunk" provides the firs...
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Making of Place Modern and Contemporary Gardens
ISBN: HB: 9781780235202, Reaktion Books, November 2015
288 pp., 25x19 cm, 70 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
While some gardens are built with a respect towards tradition, others forge new, innovative ways to carve out a space for respite in nature. They can reflect the priorities of modern society, bring new ideas and materials into the world, or seek the...
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£25,00
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Swallow
ISBN: PB: 9781780234915, Reaktion Books, November 2015
208 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 66 colour illus., 34 black&white illus.
Known as heralds of spring and beautiful, elegant flyers, swallows are among the most beloved of familiar birds. Because they return with the spring, swallows have long been associated with the renewal of life, love, fidelity and fertility, while the...
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From the Shadows The Architecture and Afterlife of Nicholas Hawksmoor
ISBN: HB: 9781780235158, Reaktion Books, November 2015
304 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 10 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
Nicholas Hawksmoor (1662-1736) is considered one of Britain's greatest architects. He was involved in the grandest architectural projects of his age and today is best known for his London churches – six idiosyncratic edifices of white Portland stone...
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£25,00
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Yosemite
ISBN: HB: 9781780235271, Reaktion Books, October 2015
208 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 70 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
In 1851 a small militia trekked through California's Sierra Nevada Mountains and discovered a site so spectacular that, over the succeeding century and a half, many millions followed in order to experience the splendour of Yosemite. October 2015 will...
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£20,00
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House Numbers Pictures of a Forgotten History
ISBN: HB: 9781780235189, Reaktion Books, October 2015
128 pp., 20x12 cm, 128 colour illus.
House numbers are small things that appear quietly on the walls, gates and porches of our homes and places of work. They seem to have come from nowhere and are now taken for granted in everyday life. But house numbers have their own history – one tha...
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Indus Lost Civilizations
ISBN: HB: 9781780235028, Reaktion Books, October 2015
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 50 illus.
When the Greek army of Alexander the Great invaded the valley of the Indus river in the fourth century BC, it was wholly unaware that this region of northwest India had once been the centre of a civilization worthy of comparison with those of ancient...
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£15,00
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Roland Barthes
ISBN: PB: 9781780234953, Reaktion Books, October 2015
192 pp., 20x13 cm, 15 illus.
Roland Barthes (1915-1980) is one of France's most important writers and theorists of the second half of the twentieth century. His volumes of essays have been translated into many languages. His work is hugely influential in the fields of semiotics,...
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