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  • The Witch
    The Witch (English, Hardback) Ronald Hutton

    Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history

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  • Black Tudors
    Black Tudors (English, Hardback) Miranda Kaufmann

    A transformative history - in Tudor times there were Africans living and working in Britain, and they were free

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  • Kill All Normies
    Kill All Normies (English, Paperback) Angela Nagle

    How internet subcultures are conquering the mainstream, from from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the alt-right.

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  • How Forests Think
    How Forests Think (English, Paperback) Eduardo Kohn

    Avoiding reductionistic solutions, and without losing sight of how our lives and those of others are caught up in the moral webs we humans spin, this book skillfully fashions new kinds of conceptual tools from the strange and unexpected properties of the living world itself.

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  • Affluence Without Abundance
    Affluence Without Abundance (English, Hardback) James Suzman

    A vibrant portrait of the ?original affluent society?--the Bushmen of southern Africa--by the anthropologist who has spent much of the last twenty-five years documenting their encounter with modernity.

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  • Out on the Land
    Out on the Land (English, Hardback) Ray Mears, Lars Falt

    A celebration of the history and culture of the northern wilderness--the largest forest on the planet--from two acknowledged experts on bushcraft and survival skills.

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  • Guns, Germs And Steel
    Guns, Germs And Steel (English, Paperback) Jared Diamond

    'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of SapiensWITH A NEW AFTERWORD FROM THE AUTHOR Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe? An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns, Germs and Steel remains a ground-breaking and humane work of popular science.

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  • The Master and His Emissary
    The Master and His Emissary (English, Paperback) Iain McGilchrist

    Now available in a larger format, this title offers a fascinating exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture.

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  • Watching the English: The International Bestseller Revised and Updated
    Watching the English: The International Bestseller Revised and Updated (English, Paperback) Kate Fox

    The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour

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  • The Long, Long Life of Trees
    The Long, Long Life of Trees (English, Paperback) Fiona Stafford

    A lyrical tribute to the diversity of trees, their physical beauty, their special characteristics and uses, and their ever-evolving meanings...

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  • Raising Children
    Raising Children (English, Paperback) David F. Lancy

    An intriguing, sometimes shocking, journey across the world to show how children are raised in different cultures.

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  • Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes
    Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes (English, Paperback) Robert M. Emerson, Rachel I. Fretz

    Presents a series of guidelines, suggestions, and practical advice for creating useful fieldnotes in a variety of settings. This title discusses different organizational and descriptive strategies and shows how transforming direct observations into descriptions results not simply from good memory but from learning to envision scenes as written.

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  • Severed
    Severed (English, Paperback) Frances Larson

    Our history is littered with heads. Over the centuries, they have decorated our churches, festooned our city walls and filled our museums; they have been props for artists and specimens for laboratory scientists, trophies for soldiers and items of barter. Today, as videos of decapitations circulate online and cryonicists promise that our heads may one day live on without our bodies, the severed...

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  • Myanmar's Enemy Within
    Myanmar's Enemy Within (English, Paperback) Francis Wade

    As the darkness of military rule recedes, deep and violent fissures have opened between Myanmar's religious communities.

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  • Revolution in Rojava
    Revolution in Rojava (English, Paperback) Michael Knapp, Anja Flach

    The first full-length book of the unique and extraordinary political situation in Rojava, Syria

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  • The System of Objects
    The System of Objects (Multiple languages, Paperback) Jean Baudrillard

    A cultural critique of the commodity in consumer society, The System of Objects is a tour de force a theoretical letter-in-a-bottle tossed into the ocean in 1968, which brilliantly communicates to us all the live ideas of the day.

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  • The Land of Open Graves
    The Land of Open Graves (English, Paperback) Jason De Leon, Michael Wells

    Sheds light on one of the most pressing political issues of our time-the human consequences of US immigration policy. This book reveals the suffering and deaths that occur daily in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona as thousands of undocumented migrants attempt to cross the border from Mexico into the United States.

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  • England's Hidden Reverse
    England's Hidden Reverse (English, Paperback) David Keenan

    David Keenan's book miraculously weaves the history of all three bands into one fascinating narrative.

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  • Thinking Through Craft
    Thinking Through Craft (English, Paperback) Glenn Adamson

    Provides an introduction to the way that artists working in various media think about craft. This book also includes historical case studies analysing craft's role in a variety of disciplines, including architecture, design, contemporary art, and the crafts themselves.

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  • Catching Fire
    Catching Fire (English, Paperback) Richard Wrangham

    Argues that it was cooking that caused the transformation of our ancestors from apelike beings to Homo erectus. This title focuses on the idea: the habit of eating cooked rather than raw food permitted the digestive tract to shrink and the human brain to grow, helped structure human society, and created the male-female division of labour.

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