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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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Inventing American Tradition From the Mayflower to Cinco de Mayo
ISBN: HB: 9781780239866, Reaktion Books, August 2018
352 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 48 illus.
What really happened on the first Thanksgiving? How did a British drinking song become the national anthem of the United States? And what makes Superman so darned American? Every tradition, even the noblest and most cherished, has a history, nowhere...
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£30,00
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Ice Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780239057, Reaktion Books, June 2018
232 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 95 illus., 64 in colour
Ice has played a prominent role in the history of the earth and its living communities for millennia. We have had fun with and on ice, battled over ice, imagined ice, struggled with ice and made money out of ice. It has transformed our relationship w...
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Isaac Newton and Natural Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9781780239064, Reaktion Books, February 2018
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 43 illus., 12 in colour
Isaac Newton is regarded as one of the greatest scientists in history, yet the spectrum of his interests was much broader than that of a contemporary scientist. He was deeply involved in alchemical, religious and biblical studies, and in the later pa...
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£15,95
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Immunization How Vaccines Became Controversial
ISBN: HB: 9781780238371, Reaktion Books, July 2017
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Vaccines have helped mankind to tackle the dire threat of infectious disease for more than a hundred years. They have become key tools of public health and scientists are charged with developing them as quickly as possible to combat the emergence of...
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£25,00
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Idea of North New Edition
ISBN: PB: 9781780235981, Reaktion Books, March 2016
272 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm, 22 illus.
As with the compass needle, so people have always been most powerfully attracted northwards; everyone carries within them their own concept of north. "The Idea of North" is a study, ranging widely in time and place, of some of the ways in which these...
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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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Igor Stravinsky
ISBN: PB: 9781780234946, Reaktion Books, September 2015
208 pp., 20x13 cm, 30 illus.
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) was perhaps the twentieth century's most feted composer, a leading light of modernism and a restlessly creative artist. This book traces the story of Stravinsky's life and work, setting him in the context of the turbulent...
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£11,99
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India Modern Architectures in History
ISBN: PB: 9781780234373, Reaktion Books, June 2015
304 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 200 halftones
"India" is a word that invokes a host of cliches: a timeless civilization of living traditions, great spiritual wisdom and artistic riches; a subcontinent of astonishingly diverse yet harmonious regional, religious and linguistic differences; a cruci...
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£25,00
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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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