Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
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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
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
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...
HB: £14,95
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
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
Cuba A Cultural History
ISBN: HB: 9781780238395, Reaktion Books, October 2017
288 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
Cuba is a rare and fascinating place. In a world where revolutionary socialism seems an almost quaint reminder of the Cold War thirty years ago, the island remains one of the few nations on the planet guided by a Communist party, still committed to f...
HB: £18,00
Etruscans Lost Civilizations
ISBN: HB: 9781780238326, Reaktion Books, October 2017
208 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm, 40 colour illus., 17 black&white illus.
The Etruscan people were a powerful and influential civilization in ancient Italy. Despite their prominence, however, they are often misrepresented as mysterious: a strange unknowable people whose language and culture have largely vanished. Lucy Ship...
HB: £15,00
Cats in Art
ISBN: HB: 9781780238333, Reaktion Books, September 2017
224 pp., 19x25 cm, 135 colour illus., 2 black&white illus.
The cat has been a favourite subject of artists across cultures, from prehistory until the present day. A spectacular 7,000-year-old rock engraving in Libya shows the oldest catfight in feline art; Babylonians believed that the souls of priests were...
HB: £25,00
Gustave Flaubert
ISBN: PB: 9781780238203, Reaktion Books, September 2017
208 pp., 13x20 cm, 34 illus.
Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) is widely regarded as one of the world's greatest novelists, whose work continues to influence and inspire writers, artists and musicians to this day. Determined from a young age to become a writer, Flaubert found sudden...
PB: £11,99
Gypsy Music The Balkans and Beyond
ISBN: PB: 9781780238234, Reaktion Books, September 2017
248 pp., 14.8x21 cm, 40 illus.
The figure of the gypsy is simultaneously vilified and romanticized. Gypsies have for centuries been associated with criminality and dirt, but also with colour, magic and music. Gypsy music is popular around the world and often performed with gusto a...
PB: £9,95