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Notes on 'camp'
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'The ultimate Camp statement: it's good because it's awful.'These two classic essays were the first works of criticism to break down the boundaries be...
A history of the world in 100 objects
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Neil MacGregor's A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a bold, original approach to human history, exploring past civilizations through the obje...

Scotland to the world
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To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the National Museum of Scotland, this book showcases over 100 of its treasures.
Possessed
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'Beautifully written and brilliantly argued, Possessed is one of the few things you really need to own' Daniel GilbertHow ownership came to own us - a...

James Rosenquist - painting as immersion
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With a background in painting billboards, James Rosenquist had a unique perspective on the dual effects of imagery and scale on the viewing experience...
They were found wanting
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Balint Abady is forced to part from the beautiful and unhappily married Adrienne Uzdy. Laszlo Gyeroffy is rapidly heading for self-destruction through...

The severed head
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Informed by a provocative exhibition at the Louvre curated by the author, The Severed Head unpacks artistic representations of severed heads from the ...
The lives of the objects
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In this intriguing insight into the work and history of a museum, V&A director and historian Dr Tristram Hunt brings together ten renowned V&A...

A life less throwaway
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Now more than ever, we live in a society where we covet new and shiny things. Not only has consumption risen dramatically over the last 60 years, but ...
They were counted
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Shooting parties in great country houses, turbulent scenes in parliament and the luxury life in Budapest provide the backdrop for this gripping, presc...

The RAF in 100 objects
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It was in the closing year of the First World War, on 1 April 1918, that the Royal Air Force was born from the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps ...
A history of the Tudors in 100 objects
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THIS seminal period of British history is a far-off world in which poverty, violence and superstition went hand-in-hand with opulence, religious virtu...

The children of ash and elm
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'As brilliant a history of the Vikings as one could possibly hope to read' Tom Holland The 'Viking Age' is traditionally held to begin in June 793 w...
Shakespeare's restless world
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The Elizabethan age was a tumultuous time, when long-cherished certainties were crumbling and life was exhilaratingly uncertain. Shakespeare's Restl...

Carnal knowledge
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Carnal Knowledge is an outcome of the renewed energy and interest in moving beyond the discursive construction of reality to understand the relationsh...
The pulse glass
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A personal and global history in objects, Gillian Tindall traces the memories and meanings that accrue to the artefacts of human lives through time. B...

Brick
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Bricks - such small and seemingly uninteresting things - have helped to build the way we live as society has evolved, from the feudal system of early ...
Personal stereo
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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. When the Sony Walkman debuted in 1979, pe...

Matter transmission
Our Price: £100.00
Arguing for a paleocybernetic approach to current media studies debates, Nicolas Salazar Sutil develops an original framework for a new media ecology ...
The cinema of things
Our Price: £95.00
This book explores the border zones between life and non-life as represented in cinema from the end of the nineteenth century, when France led the gl...

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