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  • Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
    Sapiens (English, Paperback) Yuval Noah Harari

    **Over 1 million copies sold** **The Sunday Times #1 bestseller** FIRE gave us power FARMING made us hungry for more MONEY gave us purpose SCIENCE made us deadly This is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history - from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

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

    The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour

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  • Underground by Will Hunt
    Underground (English, Hardback) Will Hunt

    For fans of quirky, obsessive narrative histories, such as Confederates in the Attic and How Things Work, Underground explores the history, science, architecture, and mythology of the subterranean landscape and in the process reengineers our relationship with the worlds beneath our feet.

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  • Decolonizing Methodologies by Linda Tuhiwai Smith
    Decolonizing Methodologies (English, Paperback) Linda Tuhiwai Smith

    An essential text that critically examines the basis of Western research, and the positioning of the indigenous as 'Other.'

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  • The Oxford Illustrated History of the World by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
    The Oxford Illustrated History of the World (English, Hardback) Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

    The Oxford Illustrated History of the World is the story of humanity itself, from earliest times to the present day, and the changes-good and bad-which have shaped our world.

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  • The Mushroom at the End of the World by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
    The Mushroom at the End of the World (English, Paperback) Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world?and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices. In all its contradictions, matsutake offers insights into areas far beyond just...

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  • The Great Transformation by Karl Polanyi
    The Great Transformation (English, Paperback) Karl Polanyi

    A distinguished economic historian discusses the causes of the collapse of nineteenth-century civilization

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  • The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin
    The Songlines (English, Paperback) Bruce Chatwin

    The songlines are the invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, ancient tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries. In this magical account Chatwin recalls his travels across the length and breadth of Australia seeking to find the truth about the songs and unravel the mysteries of their stories.

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  • Kill All Normies by Angela Nagle
    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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  • Revolt Against the Modern World by Julius Evola
    Revolt Against the Modern World (English, Paperback) Julius Evola

    In what many consider to be his masterwork, Evola contrasts the characteristics of the modern world with those of traditional societies, from politics and institutions to views on life and death.

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  • How Forests Think by Eduardo Kohn
    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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  • Invisible Britain by Paul Sng
    Invisible Britain (English, Paperback) Paul Sng

    A photographic ethnography book that features the stories and portraits of individuals across the UK who have been impacted by social issues such as austerity, Brexit, deindustrialisation, nationalism and cuts to public services.

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  • Friction by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
    Friction (English, Paperback) Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Challenging the view that globalization signifies a 'clash' of cultures, this book here develops friction in its place as a metaphor for the conflicting social interactions that make up our contemporary world. It shows how creative cultural differences are in the grip of worldly encounter, and how it is overlooked in theories of the global.

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  • Fashion History by Linda Welters
    Fashion History (English, Paperback) Linda Welters, Abby Lillethun

    Fashion History: A Global View proposes a new perspective on fashion history. Arguing that fashion has occurred in cultures beyond the West throughout history, this groundbreaking book explores the geographic places and historical spaces that have been largely neglected by contemporary fashion studies, bringing them together for the first time....

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  • The Body Multiple by Annemarie Mol
    The Body Multiple (English, Paperback) Annemarie Mol

    Drawing on fieldwork in a Dutch university hospital, this title looks at the day-to-day diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerosis. It focuses on medical anthropology, sociology, feminist theory, philosophy, and science and technology studies to reframe such issues as the disease-illness distinction, subject-object relations, and boundaries.

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  • Designs for the Pluriverse by Arturo Escobar
    Designs for the Pluriverse (English, Paperback) Arturo Escobar

    Arturo Escobar presents a new vision of design theory by arguing for the creation of what he calls "autonomous design"-a design practice aimed at channeling design's world-making capacity toward ways of being and doing that are deeply attuned to justice and the Earth.

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  • Evolution by Dr Alice Roberts
    Evolution (English, Hardback) Dr Alice Roberts

    This unrivalled illustrated guide to human evolution brings you face to face with your ancient ancestors. Travelling back in time almost eight million years, the book charts the development of our species, Homo sapiens, from tree-dwelling primates to modern humans. ...

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  • The Nordic Theory of Everything by Anu Partanen
    The Nordic Theory of Everything (English, Paperback) Anu Partanen

    From childcare to healthcare, provision for the elderly and tackling issues of homelessness, the Nordic countries are world leaders in organising society - no wonder Finland has been ranked among the happiest places in the world....

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  • Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms by Claire Breay
    Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms (English, Paperback) Claire Breay

    This richly illustrated new book - which accompanies a landmark British Library exhibition - presents Anglo-Saxon England as the home of a highly sophisticated artistic and political culture, deeply connected with its continental neighbours.

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  • The Innocent Anthropologist by Nigel Barley
    The Innocent Anthropologist (English, Paperback) Nigel Barley

    Offers an introduction to the life of a social anthropologist.

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