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Activism! : Direct Action, Hacktivism and the Future of Society

Activism! : Direct Action, Hacktivism and the Future of Society

  • by Tim Jordan
  • ISBN: 1861891229
  • ISBN-13: 9781861891228
From Europe to the USA, from Australia to South America, from the hard left to the extreme right, Tim Jordan introduces us to the partisan citizens who want to change the world.

Uncertain Identity: International Migration Since 1945

Uncertain Identity: International Migration Since 1945

  • by W. M. Spellman
  • ISBN: 1861893647
  • ISBN-13: 9781861893642
This book surveys patterns of international migration and the impact of voluntary and forced relocation on both migrants an host countries."

Building Jaipur: The Making of an Indian City

Building Jaipur: The Making of an Indian City

  • by Vibhuti Tillotson, Giles Sachdev, Giles Tillotson
  • ISBN: 1861891377
  • ISBN-13: 9781861891372
An architectural biography of Jaipur, and a concise history of Indian architectural theory over the last 300 years.

Global Interests: Renaissance Art Between East and West

Global Interests: Renaissance Art Between East and West

  • by Lisa Jardine, Jerry Brotton
  • ISBN: 1861891660
  • ISBN-13: 9781861891662
In this re-assessment of Renaissance art, Lisa Jardine and Jerry Brotton examine the ways in which European civilization defined itself between 1450 and 1550.

Britain Since the Seventies: Politics and Society in the Consumer Age

Britain Since the Seventies: Politics and Society in the Consumer Age

  • by Jeremy Black
  • ISBN: 1861892012
  • ISBN-13: 9781861892010
Jeremy Black presents a comprehensive political, social, cultural and economic history of Great Britain from the 1970s to the present day.

Grand Hotels: Reality and Illusion

Grand Hotels: Reality and Illusion

  • by Elaine Denby
  • ISBN: 1861890109
  • ISBN-13: 9781861890108

Political Landscape: The Art History of Nature

Political Landscape: The Art History of Nature

  • by Martin Warnke
  • ISBN: 0948462639
  • ISBN-13: 9780948462634
This is how Martin Warnke, one of Germany's leading art historians, looks at landscape in this book, which leads to a new way of seeing nature as we have appropriated, represented, and transformed it over time.

The Empire of the Great Mughals: History, Art and Culture

The Empire of the Great Mughals: History, Art and Culture

  • by Annemarie Schimmel, Burzine K. Waghmar (Editor), Corinne Attwood (Translator)
  • ISBN: 1861892519
  • ISBN-13: 9781861892515
Translated by Corinne Attwood The Mughal empire (1526–1857) has long been viewed as a wonderland of unimaginable treasure; it was in fact the mightiest Islamic empire in the history of India.

On Garbage

On Garbage

  • by John Scanlan
  • ISBN: 1861892225
  • ISBN-13: 9781861892225
On Garbage is the first book to examine the detritus of Western culture in full range—not only material waste and ruin, but also residual or "broken" knowledge and the lingering remainders of cultural thought systems.

Philosophy of Fear

Philosophy of Fear

  • by Lars Svendsen
  • ISBN: 186189404X
  • ISBN-13: 9781861894045
The book then turns to the political and social realms, investigating the role of fear in the philosophies of Machiavelli and Hobbes, the rise of the modern “risk society,” and how fear has eroded social trust.

 

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