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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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Nazi, the Painter and the Forgotten Story of the SS Road
ISBN: HB: 9781861899095, Reaktion Books, April 2012
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 25 illus.
In 2005 an old canister of film was discovered in a Devon church. How it got there was a mystery and its contents were tantalizing. The grainy black-and-white footage appeared to have been shot in Ukraine and Crimea in 1943, and showed the German SS...
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£20,00
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Nature Over Again The Garden Art of Ian Hamilton Finlay
ISBN: HB: 9781861893932, Reaktion Books, December 2008
200 pp., 25x19 cm, 12 black&white illus., 144 colour illus.
Though Ian Hamilton Finlay's (1925-2006) work Little Sparta is, according to Sir Roy Strong, "the most important garden made in Britain since 1945", his influence – and work – is found worldwide. "Nature Over Again" reveals the story behind the major...
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£35,00
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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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Noam Chomsky
ISBN: PB: 9781861892690, Reaktion Books, February 2006
174 pp., 20x13 cm, 25 illus.
Noam Chomsky has become the acknowledged supreme anti-authoritarian figure of our age. A prolific writer, researcher and critical thinker, he has shaped contemporary linguistics, philosophy and liberal thought like no other. Volumes on Chomsky abound...
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£11,99
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Navies in Modern World History
ISBN: HB: 9781861892027, Reaktion Books, March 2004
336 pp., 22.8x13.3 cm, 30 illus.
"Navies in Modern World History" traces the role of navies in history from the early nineteenth century, through both World Wars, to the dawn of the twenty-first century and beyond. In a series of case studies Lawrence Sondhaus examines the nationa...
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£25,00
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