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By Durrell, Lawrence
Book. English.
Published London: Faber and Faber, 1957

By Hobsbawm, Eric J
Book. English.
Published Michael Joseph, 1994
As the historian Eric Hobsbawm says, "We are now in a position to rethink much of our past history, including that of the 20th century, as well as our...

By Wilcox, Claire
Paperback. English.
Published London: V&A, 1991
A reissue of one of the V&A's most glamorous backlist titles, Modern Fashion in Detail celebrates the art and craft of designer clothes, seen here in...

By De Waal, Edmund
Paperback. English.
Published London: Thames & Hudson, 2003
Ceramics have kept pace with - or even led - new movements in art. This book covers Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, the USA and Japan, and appraises the...

By Ferriter, Diarmaid, 1972-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Profile, 2005
In 1900 Ireland was a restless, impoverished, neglected corner of the British Empire. By 2000 it had become the 'Celtic Tiger'. How did this happen? Diarmaid...

Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005
This companion celebrates the extraordinary riches of the twentieth-century operatic repertoire in a collection of specially commissioned essays written...

By Phillips, Richard T
Paperback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1996
From 1911 to the present day the Chinese have experienced a series of transformations: from the collapse of the Chinese Empire to the 'warlord' era and...

Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003
Many developments in Buddhist history, such as lay movements and the assimilation of warrior practices, reflect the impact of widespread social changes...

Paperback. English.
Published London: Routledge, 2010
Featuring 22 chapters written by leading international scholars, this publication covers all the key figures and movements from Frege to Derrida and philosophy...

By Ahmed, Akbar S. (Akbar Salahudin), 1943-
Paperback. English.
Published London: I. B. Tauris, 1999
Although there are over one billion Muslims in the world, most discussion of Islam is based on cliches or outright prejudice. This book sets out to bridge...
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