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Utamaro and the Spectacle of Beauty Revised and Expanded Second Edition
ISBN: PB: 9781789142358, Reaktion Books, June 2020
312 pp., 25x19 cm, 114 illus., 66 in colour
Japanese artist Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) was one of the most influential artists working in the genre of ukiyo-e, "pictures of the floating world", in late eighteenth-century Japan, and was widely appreciated for his prints of beautiful women. In...
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£25,00
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Understanding Animals Philosophy for Dog and Cat Lovers
ISBN: HB: 9781789141597, Reaktion Books, August 2019
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 1 illus.
How do animals perceive the world? What does it really feel like to be a cat, or a dog? In "Understanding Animals", Lars Svendsen investigates how humans can attempt to understand the lives of other animals. The book delves into animal communication,...
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£14,99
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Ukraine A Nation on the Borderland
ISBN: HB: 9781780239781, Reaktion Books, July 2018
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 29 illus.
The Euromaidan uprising in Kiev, followed by radical regime change, the annexation of the Crimea and the war in Eastern Ukraine, have shattered European security. The Western response to Russian aggression has been uncertain and hesitant in handling...
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Ugliness A Cultural History
ISBN: PB: 9781780239316, Reaktion Books, May 2018
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 67 illus.
"Ugly as sin", "ugly duckling", "rear its ugly head". The word "ugly" is used freely, yet it is a loaded term: from the simply plain and unsightly to the repulsive and even offensive, definitions slide all over the place. Hovering around "feared and...
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£10,99
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