Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
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Aurelia Art and Literature Through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale
ISBN: HB: 9781780237176, Reaktion Books, June 2017
256 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm, 140 illus.
?In the eighteenth century the members of London's Society of Aurelians were butterfly collectors. The term "Aurelian" relates to the chrysalis, and the golden colour it can display before the butterfly emerges. As a twenty-first-century Aurelian, Ca...
HB: £25,00
Barbarians Lost Civilizations
ISBN: HB: 9781780237183, Reaktion Books, June 2017
224 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm, 50 illus.
The civilizations of Greece and Rome that flourished in Mediterranean Europe did not develop in isolation. To their north, non-literate peoples inhabited river valleys, mountains, plains and coasts from the Atlantic to the Urals. Their story, known a...
HB: £15,00
Death From Dust to Destiny
ISBN: HB: 9781780237251, Reaktion Books, June 2017
224 pp., 16.8x23.4 cm, 20 colour illus., 130 black&white illus.
The terms "birth" and "death" have long denoted the apparent boundaries of our biological lives, situating in time the moments of coming to be and passing away. Yet the specific trajectory of a life can surpass its temporal boundaries. Long after the...
HB: £20,00
Eileen Agar Dreaming Oneself Awake
ISBN: HB: 9781780237275, Reaktion Books, June 2017
224 pp., 19x25 cm, 130 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
Born in Buenos Aires in 1899, and reborn in Paris in 1928, Eileen Agar was an artist whose work throughout her long career synthesized elements of the two main art movements of the twentieth century: Cubism and Surrealism. This monograph, the first f...
HB: £30,00
ISBN: PB: 9781780237329, Reaktion Books, June 2017
224 pp., 13.5x19 cm, 60 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
Hippos are well-loved, cumbersome, rotund mammals famous for lounging around semi-submerged in muddy pools. Gregarious herbivores, they emerge after dusk from the water into the cool night air to graze on grass and plants before returning to the wate...
PB: £12,95
Korean Art from the 19th Century to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9781780237367, Reaktion Books, June 2017
256 pp., 19x25 cm, 130 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
Korean artists are a permanent fixture on today's international art scene, as interest in modern and contemporary art from South as well as North Korea has grown in strength. Museums and individual collectors eager to tap into this rising market are...
HB: £40,00
Mushrooms A Natural and Cultural History
ISBN: HB: 9781780237435, Reaktion Books, June 2017
224 pp., 13.8x23.4 cm, 90 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
Mushrooms are loved, despised, feared and misunderstood. They have been a familiar part of nature throughout human history and occupy a special place in our consciousness. Nicholas P. Money introduces the mythology and science of the spectacular arra...
HB: £20,00
ISBN: HB: 9781780237572, Reaktion Books, June 2017
224 pp., 15.6x20.8 cm, 100 colour illus.
Essential for life on earth and a major influence on our environment, the Sun is also the most fascinating object in the daytime sky. Every day we feel the effect of its coming and going – literally the difference between day and night. But figuring...
HB: £25,00
Attention Beyond Mindfulness
ISBN: HB: 9781780237459, Reaktion Books, May 2017
224 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
?Attention is central to everything we do and think; yet it is usually invisible, transparent, lost behind our fixation with content. We pay attention to this and that moment or we let our attention wander, but we rarely give attention to the process...
HB: £14,99
Clouds Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780237237, Reaktion Books, May 2017
240 pp., 14.8x21 cm, 80 colour plates, 20 halftones
Clouds have been objects of delight and fascination throughout human history; their fleeting magnificence and endless variety have inspired scientists and daydreamers alike. Clouds and the ever-changing patterns they create have long symbolized the r...
PB: £14,95