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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.

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.

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

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

  • by Annemarie Schimmel, Corinne Attwood (Translator), Burzine K. Waghmar (Editor), Francis Robinson
  • ISBN: 1861891857
  • ISBN-13: 9781861891853
Annemarie Schimmel has written extensively on India, Islam and poetry. In this comprehensive study she presents an overview of the cultural, economic, militaristic and artistic attributes of the great Mughal Empire from 1526 to 1857.

Eyewitnessing: The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence

Eyewitnessing: The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence

  • by Peter Burke
  • ISBN: 1861892659
  • ISBN-13: 9781861892652
Eyewitnessing evaluates the place of images among other kinds of historical evidence.

Romania

Romania

  • by Lucian Boia, James Christian Brown (Translator), James Christian Brown (Translator)
  • ISBN: 1861891032
  • ISBN-13: 9781861891037
In this book the preeminent Romanian historian Lucian Boia examines his native land's development from the Middle Ages to modern times, delineating its culture, history, language, politics and ethnic identity.

Soul of the North

Soul of the North

  • by Neil Kent
  • ISBN: 1861890672
  • ISBN-13: 9781861890672
At the same time, Neil Kent also provides an architectural and artistic history of the region.

Fashion: A Philosophy

Fashion: A Philosophy

  • by Lars Svendsen, John Irons (Translator)
  • ISBN: 1861892918
  • ISBN-13: 9781861892911
Lars Svendsen draws upon the writings of thinkers from Adam Smith to Roland Barthes to analyze fashion as both a historical phenomenon and a philosophy of aesthetics.

The Modern Interior

The Modern Interior

  • by Penny Sparke
  • ISBN: 1861893728
  • ISBN-13: 9781861893727
Sparke examines the work of such designers as Marcel Breuer, Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles and Ray Eames, and Mies van der Rohe, and draws upon design examples from the United States and Europe to reveal that, unlike the designed exteriors of ...

 

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