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MediaMaking
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In 'MediaMaking', media theory and cultural studies are brought together to present the interrelations among various media, the overall development of a media culture and the broader social context in which media is located.
The secret life of the store cupboard
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Ever wondered why a carrot is orange? Or whether orange is even a carrot's natural colour? Can you tell your friends why Marmite tastes bitter? Or wh...

Mirrored Worlds
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Explores the remarkable history of the cultural interaction between Japan and the West from the late medieval era to the present day. Each chapter tak...
Film genres and African cinema
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The role of film genre in African films from the 1960s to the present day is an important aspect of this cinema. Rachael Langford explores the ways in...

A half baked idea
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'An utterly beautiful, moving, bittersweet book on love and loss. I loved it' Dolly AldertonAt the moment her mother died, Olivia Potts was baking a c...
The geography of thought
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'The most influential thinker, in my life, has been the psychologist Richard Nisbett. He basically gave me my view of the world.'-Malcolm Gladwell One...

The bad boy of Athens
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'Mendelsohn takes the classical costumes off figures like Virgil and Sappho, Homer and Horace . He writes about things so clearly they come to feel li...
Edge of chaos
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Why our democracies need urgent reform, before it's too lateA generation after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the world is once again on the edge of cha...

Dao companion to Japanese Buddhist philosophy
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The volume introduces the central themes in and the main figures of Japanese Buddhist philosophy. It will have two sections, one that discusses genera...
Chroma
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A poetic, passionate and intensely personal exploration of colour written during the final year of Derek Jarman's life -- with a new introduction by A...

The fate of food
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Is the future of food looking bleak - or better than ever? At a time when every day brings news of drought and famine, Amanda Little investigates wha...
Signs & symbols
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Discover the fascinating origins and meanings of over 2,000 signs and symbols from mythology and religion to astrology and ancient tribes in this comp...

Queer intentions
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'Eloquent, empathetic and passionate, this book will not just resonate with a new generation of queer people, but with all those who seek to be their ...
Mother Country
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***LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 JHALAK PRIZE***A leading new exploration of the Windrush generation featuring David Lammy, Lenny Henry, Corinne Bailey Rae,...

Grime kids
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For fans of Wiley, Dizzee Rascal and Stormzy, Grime Kids is the definitive inside story of Grime.'An essential read for anyone with the slightest inte...
Stories from a fractured city
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London today is embattled as rarely before. In a city of enormous wealth, poverty is rampant. The burnt-out hulk of Grenfell Tower stands as an appall...

Don't touch my hair
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'Groundbreaking' GuardianStraightened. Stigmatised. 'Tamed'. Celebrated. Erased. Managed. Appropriated. Forever misunderstood. Black hair is never 'j...
The guilty feminist
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*Now with new interviews with Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Nanette's Hannah Gadsby*'This really is the everything yo...

The death of the gods
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**Winner of the Transmission Prize 2019**THE OLD GODS ARE DYING.Giant corporations collapse overnight. Newspapers are being swallowed. Stock prices pl...
Common people
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Working-class stories are not always tales of the underprivileged and dispossessed.Common People is a collection of essays, poems and memoir written i...

Arts and the uprising in Egypt
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The January 2011 Egyptian uprising had dramatic, far-reaching effects on cultural production in Egypt. It sparked new developments and transformations...
Rebel footprints
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The radical response to conservative heritage tours and banal day-tripper guides, Rebel Footprints brings to life the history of social movements in t...

The human swarm
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A specialist on social insects writes about the origins and implications of our own vast social organisation, and the ways in which our ethnic and nat...
The Classical Tradition
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The Classical Tradition

Chinese thought
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'A terrific book, rich and endlessly thought provoking. . . If you are looking for one book to understand the core ideas of Chinese civilisation, rea...
Dead precedents
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In Dead Precedents, Roy Christopher traces the story of how hip-hop invented the twenty-first century. Emerging alongside cyberpunk in the 1980s, the ...

Pill
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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. You are what you eat. Never is this tru...
High heel
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Best Fifteen Books of March 2019, Refinery29 Top Ten books of March 2019, Paste Magazine Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed bo...

How to read Donald Duck
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First published in 1971, How to Read Donald Duck shocked readers by revealing how capitalist ideology operates in our most beloved cartoons. Having su...
Civilization
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American civilization's dominance over Europe-and what to do about itIn 1900, an American of taste was a European in exile; in 2000, a trendy European...

The missing ingredient
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'Brilliant and original ... From slow feasts to fast food, Linford shows that, no matter what we are cooking, time is of the essence' - Bee Wilson, ...
Cultural dementia
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In this blistering book, David Andress shows how the West has abandoned its history and lost its memory. The former great powers of the historic 'West...

Film noir
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Film noir, one of the most intriguing yet difficult to define terms in cinema history, is usually associated with a series of darkly seductive Hollywo...
Critical practice
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What is the relationship between theory and practice in the creative arts today? In Critical Practice, Martin McQuillan offers a critical interrogatio...

Skateboarding and the city
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Skateboarding is both a sport and a way of life. Creative, physical, graphic, urban and controversial, it is full of contradictions - a billion-dollar...
How sugar corrupted the world
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An 'entertaining, informative and utterly depressing global history of an important commodity . . . By alerting readers to the ways that modernity's v...

Communication
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Communication studies is a fragmented field. As a result of its roots in various disciplinary traditions, it is built on fluid intellectual boundaries. Should we worry about this state of dispersion? Waisbord argues that it is impossible to transcend fragmentation, but communication studies is better served by accepting and stimulating differences
In miniature
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A delightful, entertaining and illuminating investigation into our peculiar fascination with making things small, and what small things tell us about ...

Big meets small
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As children, the world is our playground, our parents are both almighty heroes and merciless adversaries, and our homes are the territories where big ...
The book of Christmas
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Christmas. The biggest party in the world. The most widely celebrated festival on Earth. But why do we celebrate it the way we do? Over the years grea...

The infidel within
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Muslims constitute Britain's second largest religious grouping, and writing about their experiences has found a new audience in recent years--though n...
The guilty feminist
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'This really is the everything you have always wanted to know about feminism but were afraid to ask manual. Essential rea...

Aleppo
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A poignant testament to the city shattered by Syria's civil war. Aleppo lies in ruins, a casualty of Syria's brutal civil war. Its streets are cloaked...
The death of the gods
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'Magisterial... a tour de force.' Anthony Giddens'Essential reading.' Jamie Bartlett'Prepare to be terrified, exhilarated and occasionally inspired.' ...

Porto
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Discover the culinary heart of Northern Portugal through the stories, food, and history of Bolhão. Bolhão Market's century-old walls are crumbling as...
The Phoenix Mosque and the Persians of medieval Hangzhou
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In the early 1250s, Möngke Khan, grandson and successor of the mighty Mongol emperor, Genghis Khan, sent out his younger brothers Qubilai and Hulegu ...

Lion and lamb
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The great British dilemma is this: Britain is a country forever wrestling with two moral sides-whether to be viewed as a lion that roars and conquers,...
Jewish Libya
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In June 2017, the Jews of Libya commemorated the jubilee of their complete exodus from this North African land in 1967, which began with a mass migrat...

Power without responsibility
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This book attacks the conventional history of the press as a story of progress; offers a critical defence and history of public service broadcasting; ...
The halberd at Red Cliff
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The turn of the third century CE-known as the Jian'an era or Three Kingdoms period-holds double significance for the Chinese cultural tradition. Its w...