Divination, Oracles & Omens
ISBN: HB: 9781851246335, Bodleian Library Publishing, December 2024
192 pp., 21,0x16,1 cm, 80 colour illus.
The past, present and future are full of tantalizing mysteries: questions about our own and other people's lives that we long to answer. Across history, human cultures have devised a wide range of methods to discover what might lie ahead or to unders...
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25.00 GBP
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Democracy and Urban Form
ISBN: PB: 9781915609472, Idea Books, August 2024
200 pp., 11,0x18,0 cm, language: English
If discourse is the foundation of democracy, how can the design of our cities empower and enable discourse? "Never have the potential political consequences of architecture been greater, and never has the political sensibility of architecture been le...
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Staci Bu Shea Dying Livingly
ISBN: PB: 9781915609403, Idea Books, August 2024
96 pp., 12,0x18,0 cm, language: English
A series of propositions and encounters in service to an aesthetic and poetic experience of living life led by death. Part studious, part visceral, "Dying Livingly" is a collection of short essays and lyrical prose written in the first few years of...
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Multicultural Britain A People's History
ISBN: HB: 9781911723516, Hurst Publishers, August 2024
428 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm, 20 illus.
For sale in CIS only! A new history of personal and community relationships across post-imperial Britain, from 1940s Cardiff to the millennial Midlands. Between the end of the Second World War and the early twenty-first century, Britain became mult...
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Spycraft Tricks and Tools of the Dangerous Trade from Elizabeth I to the Restoration
ISBN: HB: 9780300267549, Yale University Press, June 2024
400 pp., 23,4x15,2 cm, 60 colour illus., 1 map
A fascinating exploration of the devious tricks and ingenious tools used by early modern spies – from ciphers to counterfeiting, invisible inks to assassination. Early modern Europe was a hotbed of espionage, where spies, spy-catchers, and conspira...
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Unsuitable A History of Lesbian Fashion
ISBN: HB: 9781805260967, Hurst Publishers, June 2024
344 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 36 illus.
For sale in CIS only! From Sappho and Suffragettes to t-shirts and TikTok, a fascinating journey through the history and politics of lesbian clothing. The way we dress can show or hide who we are; make us fit in, make us stand out, or make our own...
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Diaspora of the Middle East and North Africa
ISBN: PB: 9783037785447, Lars Muller Publishers, May 2024
320 pp., 23,5x17,1 cm, 250 colour illus.
Through a series of essays, photographs, and archival content, this book highlights the diverse young and old diaspora communities of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) around the world. Drawing on topics from the ten-year archive of Brownbook m...
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30.00 GBP
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Shopping All the Way to the Woods How the Outdoor Industry Sold Nature to America
ISBN: HB: 9780300270082, Yale University Press, May 2024
304 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 26 black&white illus.
A fascinating history of the profitable paradox of the American outdoor experience: visiting nature first requires shopping. No escape to nature is complete without a trip to an outdoor recreational store or a browse through online offerings. This...
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Ignorance A Global History
ISBN: PB: 9780300276503, ISBN: HB: 9780300265958, Yale University Press, April 2024
256 pp., 23,4x15,3 cm, 20 black&white illus.
A rich, wide-ranging history of ignorance in all its forms, from antiquity to the present day. Throughout history, every age has thought of itself as more knowledgeable than the last. Renaissance humanists viewed the Middle Ages as an era of darkne...
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Archipelagic Affects
ISBN: PB: 9789083079363, Idea Books, April 2024
152 pp., 10,0x15,0 cm, colour and black&white illus., language: Spanish/English
"Archipelagic Affects" explores how art residencies nurture effective spaces to study the tangible and intangible cultural, historical, and geopolitical connections between different island countries. Conceived by Yornel J. Martinez Elias, researcher...
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