Books by Publisher: REAKTION BOOKS

    Strokes of Genius

    By Eric Chaline

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £11.46

    In this first comprehensive history of human swimming, Eric Chaline surveys swimming in all its variety and richness, from prehistory to the present day.

    Empires and Anarchies

    By Michael Quentin Morton

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Empires and Anarchies: A History of Oil in the Middle East looks not only at the great discoveries but the transformation of peoples and societies, the empires and the anarchies it has engendered.

    Herman Melville

    By Kevin J. Hayes

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £9.65

    This fast-paced new biography surveys all Herman Melville's major works and tells the compelling story of his unpredictable professional and personal life.

    The Sun

    By Leon Golub

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    The Sun offers an engaging and informative account of what scientists know about the sun, and the history of these discoveries. Illustrated with a wide variety of beautiful solar images. This informative book will appeal to both scientists and a more general readership interested in the star at the centre...

    Egypt: Lost Civilizations

    By Christina Riggs

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £11.46

    Christina Riggs introduces the history, art, and religion of ancient Egypt - as well as the influence they have had through the centuries.

    Clouds: Nature and Culture

    By Richard Hamblyn

    Paperback £11.43

    Clouds examines clouds in their cultural, historical and scientific contexts, exploring their notable presence in literature and the arts including music and sculpture while outlining their growing scientific significance in the context of climate change.


    By Joseph Pearson

    Paperback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    Berlin is a comprehensive short history and portrait of the German capital today.

    Jean-Francois Lyotard

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £9.65

    Kiff Bamford traces the circuitous journey of Jean-Francois Lyotard life and work, unravelling the thrust of Lyotard's main philosophical arguments, his struggle with thinking and his confrontation with the task of writing and thinking philosophy differently.

    Silver: Nature and Culture

    By Lindsay Shen

    Paperback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    This book features many glistening illustrations of silver in nature and art, jewellery, film, advertising and popular culture, this is a superb overview of a metal both precious and useful, with a rich and eventful history.

    Exist Otherwise: The Life and Works of Claude Cahun

    By Jennifer L. Shaw

    Hardback Save £2.04 = £27.96

    This is the first work in English to tell the full story of Claude Cahun's art and life. It both recounts her life and analyzes her complex writings and images, making them available to a wide audience.

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