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North Pole Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781789140088, Reaktion Books, December 2018
208 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 100 illus., 50 in colour
In "North Pole", Michael Bravo explains how visions of the North Pole have been supremely important to the world's cultures and political leaders, from Alexander the Great to neo- Hindu nationalists. Tracing poles and polarity back to sacred ancient...
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£14,95
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Nights in the Big City Paris, Berlin, London 1840-1930
ISBN: HB: 9781780235868, Reaktion Books, March 2016
352 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 69 illus.
This elegantly written book describes the changes in the perception and experience of the night in three great European cities: Paris, Berlin and London. The lighting up of the European city by gas and electricity in the nineteenth and early twentiet...
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£16,95
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Neil Young American Traveller
ISBN: PB: 9781780235318, Reaktion Books, September 2015
216 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 28 illus.
When Neil Young left his native Canada in 1966 to move to California, his journey sparked a leap in musical artistry that would come to resonate throughout North America. His fascination with American locations – from the Santa Monica Mountains to th...
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Nuts A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781780232829, Reaktion Books, March 2014
128 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 40 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
From almonds and pecans to pistachios, cashews and macadamias, nuts are as basic as food gets – just pop them out of the shell and into your mouth. The original health food, the vitamin-packed nut is now used industrially in confectionery and in all...
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£10,99
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Nick Drake Dreaming Englishness
ISBN: PB: 9781780231761, Reaktion Books, September 2013
224 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 30 black&white illus.
Since his death in 1974 at the age of twenty-six, singer-songwriter Nick Drake has gained a huge international audience and come to be thought of as the epitome of English romanticism. But while his small body of work has evoked poetic comparisons wi...
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Nordic Model Scandinavia since 1945
ISBN: PB: 9781861893666, Reaktion Books, May 2008
236 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For a sparsely populated region on the edge of Europe, Scandinavia has attracted an unusual degree of interest during the twentieth century. The successes and failures of the famous "Scandinavian" or "Nordic" model in politics and policy continue to...
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£20,00
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New Philosophy of History
ISBN: PB: 9780948462771, Reaktion Books, October 1995
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
"What is history?" From Thucydides to Toynbee, historians and non-historians alike have wondered how to answer this question. "A New Philosophy of History" reflects on developments over the last two decades in historical writing, not least the renewe...
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£17,95
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Nicolas Poussin Dialectics of Painting
ISBN: PB: 9780948462436, Reaktion Books, September 1994
166 pp., 28x21 cm, 89 black&white illus., 28 colour illus.
In this highly original and innovative study of Nicolas Poussin, one of seventeenth-century Europe's greatest artists, Oskar Batschmann presents a series of connected studies that offer new ways of interpreting the work and ideas of this brilliant an...
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£24,00
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New Museology
ISBN: PB: 9780948462030, Reaktion Books, September 1989
238 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 33 illus.
Traditionally, museums have concerned themselves with foremost with conservation and classification. But what is conserved, and why? How is it classified? And who does this benefit? Are exhibitions really designed with the visitor in mind? And what q...
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£19,95
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