January 2018

The titles below are included in our January 2018 printed catalogue. 

Picture of Love Illuminated: Exploring Life's Most Mystifying Subject (With the Help of 50,000 Strangers).

Love Illuminated: Exploring Life's Most Mystifying Subject (With the Help of 50,000 Strangers).

Jones, Daniel.

At the New York Times, Jones edits a personal-essay column called Modern Love, in which st...

$36.99 $12.95

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Picture of Performing Qualitative Cross-Cultural Research.

Performing Qualitative Cross-Cultural Research.

Liamputtong, Pranee.

This text provides an in-depth discussion on how to perform qualitative research in cross-...

$65.95 $7.95

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Picture of We All Need to Go.

We All Need to Go.

McIvor, Jane.

A tale of one person's travels across different nations and the toilets she encountered on...

$16.95 $3.95

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Picture of Knowing Southeast Asian Subjects.

Knowing Southeast Asian Subjects.

Sears, Laurie J (ed.).

These essays address such concerns as anthropology’s examination of its own engagement wit...

$59.95 $14.95

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Picture of Very Recent History: An Entirely Factual Account of a Year (c. AD 2009) in a Large City.

Very Recent History: An Entirely Factual Account of a Year (c. AD 2009) in a Large City.

Sicha, Choire.

An hilarious satire which portrays gay life in a realistic and insightful manner. It follo...

$24.99 $9.95

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Picture of A Brief History of the Smile.

A Brief History of the Smile.

Trumble, Angus.

An overview of what smiling has meant through various ages, with digressions into the musc...

$52.00 $14.95

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Picture of A Manual of Historic Ornament.

A Manual of Historic Ornament.

Glazier, Richard.

An unabridged republication of the 1948 edition of the 1899 original, it remains a treasur...

$9.95

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Picture of Paul Delaroche 1797-1856: Paintings in the Wallace Collection.

Paul Delaroche 1797-1856: Paintings in the Wallace Collection.

Duffy, Stephen.

The Wallace Collection is an art collection in London open to the public, housed at Hertfo...

$80.00 $12.95

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Picture of From Ornament to Object: Genealogies of Architectural Modernism.

From Ornament to Object: Genealogies of Architectural Modernism.

Payne, Alina.

She addresses the shift in the 19th century from a preference for highly ornamented archit...

$109.00 $29.95

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Picture of Sultans, Shamans, and Saints: Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia.

Sultans, Shamans, and Saints: Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia.

Federspiel, Howard M.

Explains the historical development of Southeast Asia’s accommodation of Islam and the cre...

$123.95 $24.95

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Picture of Chinese Theatre.

Chinese Theatre.

Fu, Jin.

Although Chinese opera with its rich, 800 year old history and enchanting style has kept i...

$44.95 $7.95

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Picture of Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life.

Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life.

Bate, Jonathan.

Bate has produced a scholarly yet intimate portrait of the tormented world of Ted Hughes a...

$75.00 $19.95

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Picture of Religion and Conflict in Modern South Asia.

Religion and Conflict in Modern South Asia.

Gould, William.

This is a comparison of different South Asian states around the theme of religious conflic...

$54.95 $7.95

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Picture of Chinese Bronze Ware.

Chinese Bronze Ware.

Li, Song.

China was not the first country to enter the Bronze Age, but over time it produced some of...

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Picture of Chinese Wine.

Chinese Wine.

Li, Zhengping.

Such an interesting history, I couldn’t put it down. The history of wine (usually rice win...

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Picture of Against the Consensus: Reflections on the Great Recession.

Against the Consensus: Reflections on the Great Recession.

Lin, Justin Yifu.

The author was chief economist at the World Bank from 2008 until 2012. Here he reflects on...

$59.95 $3.95

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Picture of Chinese Food.

Chinese Food.

Liu, Junru.

An illustrated gastronomic tour describing the origins of food and drink culture and tradi...

$44.95 $14.95

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Picture of The Feng Shui Dictionary.

The Feng Shui Dictionary.

Too, Lillian.

The practice of Feng Shui blends ancient wisdom with cultural superstition and lays down g...

$24.95 $9.95

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Picture of Chinese Sculpture.

Chinese Sculpture.

Zhao, Wenbing.

Takes the reader through the sculptural art of China and its unique aesthetic features. Th...

$44.95 $7.95

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Picture of The Best Hated Man in Australia: The Life and Death of Percy Brookfield 1875-1921.

The Best Hated Man in Australia: The Life and Death of Percy Brookfield 1875-1921.

Adams, Paul Robert.

Adams analyses the brief but turbulent career of Percy Brookfield in trade unionism and ra...

$34.95 $7.95

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Picture of Report from the Interior.

Report from the Interior.

Auster, Paul.

Moves from Auster's baby's-eye view of the man in the moon to his childhood worship of the...

$49.99 $7.95

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Picture of Updike.

Updike.

Begley, Adam.

Jphn Updike was the author of numerous works, including the Rabbit tetralogy and the Witch...

$42.99 $14.95

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Picture of A Fine Romance.

A Fine Romance.

Bergen, Candice.

Candice’s memoir charts the story of the three loves in her life, from her unconventional ...

$39.99 $12.95

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Picture of Le Corbusier, Homme De Lettres.

Le Corbusier, Homme De Lettres.

Boyer, M.Christine.

On his French Identity Card, Le Corbusier listed his profession as ‘Homme de Lettres.’ He ...

$89.50 $19.95

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