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Zebra
ISBN: PB: 9781780239354, Reaktion Books, May 2018
216 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 99 illus., 64 in colour
Common and exotic, glamorous and ferocious, sociable and sullen: zebras mean many things to many people. The extraordinary beauty of their striped coats makes them one of the world's most recognizable animals. They have been immortalized in paint by...
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£12,95
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Zombies A Cultural History
ISBN: PB: 9781780236698, Reaktion Books, September 2016
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 54 illus.
The zombie has shuffled with dead-eyed, remorseless menace from its beginnings in obscure folklore and primitive superstition to become the dominant image of the undead today. In contemporary visions of global apocalypse, such as the films "28 Days L...
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£9,99
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Zooming In Histories of Photography in China
ISBN: HB: 9781780235998, Reaktion Books, August 2016
336 pp., 25x19 cm, 220 illus., 90 in colour
From the ?rst sets of photographic records made by Western travellers to the emergence of "Chinese photography" imbued with national anxiety and individual desire, and from doctored portraits of Chairman Mao to 'experimental' representations of urban...
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£35,00
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Zen Landscapes Perspectives on Japanese Gardens and Ceramics
ISBN: HB: 9781780231907, Reaktion Books, September 2013
256 pp., 25x19 cm, 2 black&white illus., 106 colour illus.
The essential elements of a dry Japanese garden are few: rocks, gravel, moss. Simultaneously a sensual matrix, a symbolic form, and a memory theater, these gardens exhibit beautiful miniaturization and precise craftsmanship. But their apparent minima...
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£35,00
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Zoo A History of Zoological Gardens in the West
ISBN: PB: 9781861892089, Reaktion Books, January 2004
400 pp., 25x21 cm, 254 black&white illus., 133 colour illus.
Wild animals have fascinated human observers since time immemorial. The story of our interest in collecting, classifying and dominating Nature looms large; thus it is surprising that the history of menageries, zoological gardens and zoos as we know t...
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£30,00
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Zen in the Fifties Interaction in Art between East and West
ISBN: PB: 9789040098925, Reaktion Books, March 1997
256 pp., 24x17 cm, 100 illus.
Throughout Western history, interest in the Far East has moved in waves, in ever-changing patterns. "Zen in the Fifties" looks at the influence of the East, and of Zen Buddhism in particular, on a number of recent Western artists. Interest in Zen g...
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£19,95
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