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              Fashion: A Philosophy
               

              Fashion: A Philosophy (Paperback)

              By Svendsen, Lars

              • RRP: $37.99
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              Providing an analysis of fashion as a historical phenomenon and as a philosophy of taste, this book examines the slippery meaning of fashion, placing fashion in clothing at centre stage. It highlights the importance of transient fashions in the arts, politics, and philosophy and ...the interrelationships between fashion, modernity and human identity.
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              ISBN 9781861892911
              Released AU 1 Oct 2006
              Publisher Reaktion Books
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Wolf
               

              Wolf (Paperback)

              By Marvin, Gary

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $32.99
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              Feared, reviled and revered, the wolf has always evoked powerful emotions in humans. It has been admired as a powerful hunter. This title explores the ways in which indigenous hunting societies respected the wolf as a fellow hunter and how, with the domestication of animals, the ...wolf became regarded as an enemy because of attacks on livestock.
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              ISBN 9781861898791
              Released AU 1 Dec 2011
              Publisher Reaktion Books
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Animal Series
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              Sparrow
                

              Sparrow (Paperback)

              By Todd, Kim

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $32.99
              • Internationally sourced

              Innocent. Invader. Lover. Thief. Sparrows are everywhere, in many guises. They are cherished pets, subject of elegies by Catullus and John Skelton, listed as 'pretty things' in Sei Shonagon's Pillow Book . This title explores the complex history, biology and literary tradition of... this bird that embodies the word 'common'.
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              ISBN 9781861898753
              Released AU 1 Dec 2011
              Publisher Reaktion Books
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Animal Series
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              Chicken
                 

              Chicken (Paperback)

              By Potts, Annie

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              Introduces us to the surprisingly complex world of the chicken, tracing the evolution of jungle fowl and the domestication of chickens by humans. This title describes the ways in which chickens experience the world, form families and friendships, communicate with each other, and ...play, bond and grieve.
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              ISBN 9781861898586
              Released AU 1 Jan 2012
              Publisher Reaktion Books
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Animal Series
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              Fairies: A Dangerous History

              Fairies: A Dangerous History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Sugg, Richard

              • RRP: $24.99
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              Ranging widely through history, myth, literature and art, this new account of the fairy shows the terror lurking behind Tinkerbell.

              ISBN 9781789141207
              Released AU 8 Oct 2019
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              Company Curiosities: Nature, Culture and the East India Company, 1600-1874

              Company Curiosities: Nature, Culture and the East India Company, 1600-1874 (Hardback)

              By MacGregor, Arthur

              • RRP: $79.99
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              Company Curiosities offers the first-ever overview of the remarkable role of the East India Company and its servants in collecting and showcasing a treasure-house of natural specimens and man-made objects.

              ISBN 9781789140033
              Released AU 1 Jan 2019
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              Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween

              Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween (Paperback)

              By Morton, Lisa

              • RRP: $24.99
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              • Delayed Release

              The first history of the misunderstood festival Halloween, and its current global popularity.

              ISBN 9781789141580
              Released AU 10 Sep 2019
              Publisher Reaktion Books
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              Vast Expanses: A History of the Oceans

              Vast Expanses: A History of the Oceans (Hardback)

              By Rozwadowski, Helen M.

              • RRP: $39.99
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              Vast Expanses is a cultural, environmental and geopolitical history that examines the relationship between humans and oceans, reaching back across geological and evolutionary time and exploring different cultures around the globe.

              ISBN 9781780239972
              Released AU 1 Dec 2018
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              Road to Independence?: Scotland Since the Sixties

              Road to Independence?: Scotland Since the Sixties (Paperback)

              By Pittock, Murray

              • RRP: $47.99
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              • Temporarily out of stock

              An economic, social and cultural history of Scotland since 1960, this book describes a wide range of issues, from contemporary art to political structures to the impact of multiculturalism, as well as the rise of Scottish nationalism. It is intended for students of politics, hist...ory, law and social science.
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              ISBN 9781861893659
              Released AU 1 Mar 2008
              Publisher Reaktion Books
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary Worlds
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              Interpreting Contemporary Art Hb

              Interpreting Contemporary Art Hb (Paperback)

              By Allen, William; Bann, Stephen

              • RRP: $32.99
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              ISBN 9780948462146
              Released AU 1 Aug 1996
              Publisher Reaktion Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Critical Views
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