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Cultural studies: customs & traditions

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Financial collapses-whether of the junk bond market, the Internet bubble, or the highly leveraged housing market-are often explained as the inevitable...
Ghosts of the tsunami
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**WINNER OF THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE**'The definitive book on the quake which killed more than 15,000 people.' Mail Online'You will not read a finer ...

My father's wake
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Death is a whisper in the Anglo-Saxon world. But on a remote island, off the coast of County Mayo, death has a louder voice. Along with reports of inc...
Fall seven times, get up eight
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Japan's image in the world, and self-image, is tied up in a tumultuous history, from turbulent medieval ages, to the stable Tokugawa era, to catastrop...

Guide for the modern gentleman
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Debrett's first book defining all aspects of life for the modern man. Includes behavioural and etiquette advice, along with style guides and interesti...
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These forms are responsible for creating the unique traits and talents which distinguishes the Japanese people. Virtually all interactions in Japan ar...

Ghosts of the tsunami
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'A remarkable and deeply moving book' Henry Marsh, bestselling author of Do No Harm 'A breathtaking, extraordinary work of non-fiction' Times Literary...
Smoke gets in your eyes and other lessons from the crematorium
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Unforgettable . . . a hilarious, poignant and impassioned plea to revolutionise our attitudes to death' Gavin Francis, G...

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Style inspiration for everyone, no matter your size.Be inspired by 100 of the very best plus-size street style images from around the world.Plus-size ...
First bite
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Fortnum & Mason Food Book of the Year 2016We are not born knowing what to eat; we each have to figure it out for ourselves. From childhood onwards...

Merry midwinter
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'Lots of ideas for making gifts and decorations but not spending tons of money buying them' Jenni MurrayCelebrating midwinter is not about what you bu...
The graphic art of tattoo lettering
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The Graphic Art of Tattoo Lettering is a visually led, comprehensive guide to designing and realizing hand-drawn letterforms in the most widely used c...

Vogue - the gown
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Illustrated with fabulous images from Vogue's archive, Vogue: The Gown is the ultimate book for fashion lovers.In Vogue: The Gown, Jo Ellison has gath...
Danish cookbooks
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Cookbooks tell stories. They open up the worlds in which the people who wrote and read them once lived. In the hands of a good historian, cookbooks can be shown to contain the markings of political, social, and ideological changes that we conventionally locate outside the kitchen. Over time, cookbooks allow us to trace the course of empires, of soc

From here to eternity
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As a practising mortician, Caitlin Doughty has long been fascinated by our pervasive terror of dead bodies. In From Here to Eternity she sets out in s...
The strange order of things
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The Strange Order of Things is a pathbreaking investigation into homeostasis, the condition of regulating life within the range that makes possible no...

Agape, justice, and law
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In a provocative essay, philosopher Jeffrie G. Murphy asks: 'what would law be like if we organized it around the value of Christian love, and if we t...
The button box
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A wooden box holds the buttons of three generations of women in Lynn Knight's family - each one with its own tale to tell...Tracing the story of women...

Practice of Everyday Life
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To remain unconsumed by consumer society—this was the goal, pursued through a world of subtle and practical means, that beckoned throughout the firs...
The hidden pleasures of life
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By the bestselling author of Conversation and An Intimate History of HumanityA guide to new ambitions in work, relationships and learningTable of Cont...