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Academic and non-fiction books
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Shape of Craft
ISBN: HB: 9781780238227, Reaktion Books, January 2018
272 pp., 15.6x20.8 cm, 70 illus.
Today, the word Craft is linked to a vast array of items from handmade objects to microbreweries and all matters artisanal. It is so overused that it can grate our ears as pretentious and strain our credulity. But this also reveals how compelling the...
HB: £20,00
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Shoes The Meaning of Style
ISBN: HB: 9781780238340, Reaktion Books, December 2017
320 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm, 150 colour illus., 25 black&white illus.
We all make choices every day about which shoes to wear, but why do we choose the shoes we do? Today, buying shoes, wearing shoes, and collecting shoes is for many of us a habit that borders on fetish. Even those of us who consider shoes to be trivia...
HB: £25,00
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Shrimp A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781780238494, Reaktion Books, December 2017
208 pp., 12x19.7 cm, 30 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
The small-but-mighty shrimp has lured diners to the table for centuries. Whether as the featured protein in the main meal, or the savoury flavour in snack foods, shrimp are the world's most popular seafood. These primordial-looking creatures spend th...
HB: £10,99
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Goths Lost Civilizations
ISBN: HB: 9781780238456, Reaktion Books, November 2017
208 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm, 48 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
The Goths are truly a "lost civilization". Sweeping down from the north, ancient Gothic tribes sacked the imperial city of Rome and set in motion the decline and fall of the western Roman empire. Ostrogothic and Visigothic kings ruled over Italy and...
HB: £15,00
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Rembrandt's Holland
ISBN: HB: 9781780238470, Reaktion Books, November 2017
224 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm, 65 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
Rembrandt van Rijn and the Netherlands grew up together. The artist, born in Leiden in 1606, lived during the tumultuous period of the Dutch Revolt and the establishment of the independent Dutch Republic. He moved to Amsterdam, a cosmopolitan centre...
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War and Art A Visual History of Modern Conflict
ISBN: HB: 9781780238463, Reaktion Books, November 2017
400 pp., 21x28 cm, 430 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
This sumptuously illustrated volume, edited by eminent war historian Joanna Bourke, offers a comprehensive visual, cultural and historical account of the ways in which armed conflict has been represented in art. Covering the last two centuries, from...
HB: £40,00
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Gifts of the Gods A History of Food in Greece
ISBN: HB: 9781780238548, Reaktion Books, November 2017
384 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm, 100 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
What do we think about when we think of Greek food? For many, it is the meze and traditional plates of a typical Greek island taverna from summer vacations or from Greek restaurants at home. In this book, Andrew and Rachel Dalby take us into and beyo...
HB: £25,00
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Star Theatre The Story of the Planetarium
ISBN: HB: 9781780238357, Reaktion Books, November 2017
256 pp., 15.6x20.8 cm, 70 illus., 30 in colour
Most of us can recall a childhood visit to a planetarium: the sense of anticipation, the room darkening, the stars coming up, the movement of the lights, the voice of the astronomer. In the planetarium, where lights flash, sounds buzz, and the audien...
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Swamp Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780238449, Reaktion Books, November 2017
248 pp., 14.8x21 cm, 80 colour plates, 20 halftones
Throughout history, swamps have been idealized and demonized, purged and protected. They are considered places of evil, pestilence and death, but also diverse ecosystems teeming with life. They can be obstacles to development, and remnants of fading...
PB: £14,95
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Arc of Utopia The Beautiful Story of the Russian Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9781780238524, Reaktion Books, October 2017
256 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm
The French Revolution of 1789 had grand humanitarian aims, which would one day inspire the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia in 1917. Lenin and his followers never called themselves Utopians, because they believed in a science of revolution, and Utopian...
HB: £20,00
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