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    Painting the Stage

    By Denise Wendel-Poray

    Hardback £35.46

    Burton Holmes. Travelogues. The Greatest Traveler of His Tim

    By Unknown

    Hardback £11.46

    In a time before air travel or radio, Burton Holmes set out across the globe. The "world's greatest traveler" visited nearly every country on the planet, bringing home more than 30,000 photographs, 500,000 feet of film, and unbelievable travel stories that first exposed America to some of these far-flung, mysterious...

    Why You Like This Photo: The science of perception

    By Brian Dilg

    Hardback £10.25

    Combining science and photography, Brian Dilg explores the reasons behind Why You Like This Photo.

    Abbas Akhavan

    By Omar Kholeif

    Paperback £12.63

    Nu Metal Resurgence

    By Matthew Karpe

    Hardback £17.99

    Nu Metal: Resurgence documents the groundbreaking movement from its original inception, right up to the present day. Featuring fully detailed band biographies that includes major players such as Korn, Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park, Papa Roach, Rammstein and Slipknot, a guide to ‘The Nu Breed’ of bands coming up like...

    Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup 2

    Paperback £12.65

    The acclaimed follow-up to one of the most widely heralded special effects makeup tutorial books ever published. A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup Volume 2 incorporates a variety of supernatural and sci-fi character and creature designs, from zombies to dark fantasy.

    Leonard Cohen

    By Mike Evans

    Paperback £11.45

    Television Comedy and Femininity

    By Rosie White

    Hardback £63.66

    Until recently - with the likes of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler achieving dazzling success with 30 Rock and Parks and Recreation - popular entertainment has rarely featured women comedians in leading roles. Can comedy on television harbour elements of gender transgression or subversion? And if a man is permitted...

    Death of the Artist

    By Nicola McCartney

    Paperback £15.59

    How does contemporary art subvert the role of the artist/author?

    Iranian Expanse

    By Matthew P. Canepa

    Hardback £46.86

    The Iranian Expanse explores how kings in the ancient Iranian world utilized the built and natural environment-everything from royal cities and paradise gardens, to hunting enclosures and fire temples-to form and contest Iranian cultural memory, royal identity, and sacred cosmologies over a thousand years of history. Although scholars have often...

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