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  • The Idea of North
    The Idea of North (English, Paperback) Peter Davidson

    Now available in b-format paperback, this is an acclaimed exploration of the conception of 'north' as represented in art, literature and myth.

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  • Snowdrop
    Snowdrop (English, Hardback) Gail Harland

    Explores the botanical and cultural history of the popular snowdrop.

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  • Aurelia
    Aurelia (English, Hardback) Carol Mavor

    In Aurelia, Carol Mavor reads the world of literature and art through the lens of the fairy tale.

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  • Octopus
    Octopus (English, Paperback) Richard Schweid

    Octopus documents the long and multi-faceted relationship between human and cephalopod. The book relates both what is known and unknown about the mind of an octopus, as well as detailing the animal's remarkable natural and cultural history.

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  • Nick Drake
    Nick Drake (English, Paperback) Nathan Wiseman-Trowse

    Since his death in 1974 at the age of twenty-six, singer-songwriter Nick Drake has gained a huge international audience and come to be thought of as the epitome of English romanticism. But while his small body of work has evoked poetic comparisons with Blake and Keats, closer inspection of Drake's music reveals many global and cosmopolitan influences that confound his status as an archetypal...

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  • Cats in Art
    Cats in Art (English, Hardback) Desmond Morris

    In this eye-catching, beautifully illustrated book, bestselling author Desmond Morris tells the compelling story of cats in art, from prehistory until the present day.

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  • Remixology
    Remixology (English, Paperback) Paul Sullivan

    In Remixology: Tracing the Dub Diaspora Paul Sullivan explores the evolution of Dub; the avant-garde verso of Reggae.

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  • The Etruscans
    The Etruscans (English, Hardback) Lucy Shipley

    This is a new history of the Etruscans, a powerful and influential civilization in ancient Italy who are often thought of as mysterious and unknowable. Covering colonialism and conquest, misogyny and mystique, Etruscan history is woven with the very latest archaeological evidence to provide a unique perspective on this enigmatic people.

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  • War and Art
    War and Art (English, Hardback) Jon Bird, Monica Bohm-Duchen

    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.

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  • Sheep
    Sheep (English, Paperback) Philip Armstrong

    A unique exploration of the biology and history of sheep, as well as their place in literature and the other creative arts.

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  • Live Wires
    Live Wires (English, Hardback)

    Live Wires: The History of Electronic Music explores how the five key electronic technologies - the tape recorder, circuit, computer, microphone and turntable - revolutionized music.

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  • A Rich and Fertile Land
    A Rich and Fertile Land (English, Hardback) Bruce Kraig

    A Rich and Fertile Land investigates the history of food in America, describing where it comes from and how it has changed over time. Bruce Kraig also shows how food has shaped the North American continent and climate through crops, harvesting, and animals.

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  • The Indus
    The Indus (English, Hardback) Andrew Robinson

    'The Indus' is a fascinating look at the vital legacy of the Indus within modern India and an accessible introduction to this tantalizing 'lost' civilization.

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  • Mountain
    Mountain (English, Paperback) Veronica Della Dora

    In this compelling journey through peaks both real and imaginary, Veronica della Dora explores how the history of mountains is deeply interlaced with cultural values and aesthetic tastes, with religious beliefs and scientific practices.

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  • Gin
    Gin (English, Hardback) Lesley Jacobs Solmonson

    Gin: A Global History features many enticing recipes and images from the past and present of gin. The book will entice both cocktail aficionados and students of socio-political change, as it chronicles gin's evolution from humble berry to modern alcoholic marvel.

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  • Psyche on the Skin
    Psyche on the Skin (English, Hardback) Sarah Chaney

    Psyche on the Skin charts the secret history of self-harm. This book describes its many forms, from sexual self-mutilation and hysterical malingering in the late Victorian period, to self-castrating religious sects, to self-mutilation and self-destruction in art, music and popular culture.

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  • Red
    Red (English, Hardback) Spike Bucklow

    Part material history, part cultural inquiry, Red traces the origins, applications and influences of the colour red.

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  • Llama
    Llama (English, Paperback) Helen Cowie

    'Llama' charts the history of llamas and their close relatives alpacas, guanacos and vicunas. The book recounts the animal's rich natural history as well as its presence in art, literature and film.

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  • Rembrandt's Holland
    Rembrandt's Holland (English, Hardback) Larry Silver

    Rembrandt's Holland considers the life and work of the celebrated Renaissance painter Rembrandt van Rijn. Larry Silver charts his career alongside the visual culture of urban Amsterdam and the new Dutch Republic.

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  • Trolls
    Trolls (English, Paperback) John Lindow

    Trolls are everywhere. They lurk on the internet; they fill the pages of popular fantasy literature; they are hunted in Norwegian film. From the Vikings to the Moomins, the Brothers Grimm and the Three Billy Goats Gruff, this book explores the panoply of trolls and their history and their continuing presence today.

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