Books by Publisher: REAKTION BOOKS

    Photography and Germany

    By Andres Mario Zervigon

    Paperback Save £0.53 = £19.42

    Richly illustrated with many previously unpublished images, Photography and Germany is the first single-authored history of German photography, and deepens our understanding of how photography cultivates notions of a nation and its inhabitants.

    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.

    Gilles Deleuze

    By Frida Beckmann

    Paperback £9.65

    Joseph Beuys

    By Claudia Mesch

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £9.65

    A new critical biography of Joseph Beuys, arguably the most important and controversial German artist of the late twentieth century.

    Berlin Bodies

    By Stephen Barber

    Paperback £19.46

    Stephen Barber explores previously neglected material from the city's audio and visual archives to examine how people interacted with the streets, buildings, squares and spaces of Berlin.

    What\'s the Matter with Meat?

    By Katy Keiffer

    Paperback Save £1.52 = £8.43

    A salutary, hard-hitting critique of the meat-producing industry and its harmful effects, What's the Matter with Meat? exhorts consumers to resist the lure of cheap meat, governments to encourage alternative production systems, and the industry itself to amend its practices.

    Cactus

    By Dan Torre

    Hardback Save £3.94 = £12.06

    Dan Torre uniquely explores the natural, cultural and social history of cacti - with particular emphasis on how these remarkable plants have been represented in art, literature, cinema, animation and popular culture around the world.

    Moonshine: A Global History

    By Kevin R. Kosar

    Hardback £9.05

    Kevin R. Kosar tells the colourful history of moonshine, with characters that range from crusading lawmen, earnest farmers and clever tinkerers looking for a thrill.

    Tulip

    Hardback £12.06

    In Tulip, Celia Fisher traces the story of this important and highly popular plant, from its mountain beginnings to its cultivation in the gardens of Mughul, Persian and Ottoman potentates, and its migration from East to West along the silk trading routes.

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