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On Art and Life

9780141018959
Ruskin J
John Ruskins insights into the need for individual artistic freedom, and his disdain for the mass-production art of the Victorian era, radically altered society's perception of creative design and remain powerfully relevant to our ideas of beauty today.
$8.86
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Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation

9780141022109
Sennett, R
Living with people who differ - racially, ethnically, religiously or economically - is one of the most urgent challenges facing civil society. This book argues that co-operation needs more than good will: it is a craft that requires skill. It explores the nature of co-operation, why it has become weak and how it can be strengthened.
$13.93
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The Craftsman

9780141022093
Sennett, Richard
Most of us have to work. But is work just a means to an end? In trying to make a living, have we lost touch with the idea of making things well? This book offers an exploration of craftsmanship - the desire to do a job well for its own sake - as a template for living.
$13.93
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Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

9780141022116
Sennett, Richard
$19.01
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The Poetics of Space

9780143107521
Bachelard G
Beloved and contemplated by philosophers, architects, writers, and literary theorists alike, this book examines the places in which we place our conscious and unconscious thoughts and guides us through a stream of cerebral meditations on poetry, art, and the blooming of consciousness itself.
$16.47
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Big Capital: Who Is London For?

9780141984995
Minton A
$13.93
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The Language of Things

9780141031170
Sudjic, Deyan
Decodes the things around us: their hidden meanings, our relationship with them, how they shape our lives and why we desire them. This book makes us part with our money. It defines who we think we are.
$16.47
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Ways of Seeing

9780141035796
Berger, John
Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak. But, there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world. The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. This is a book on art in various languages.
$12.67
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The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

9780141036199
Benjamin, Walter
Explores how the age of mass media means audiences can listen to or see a work of art repeatedly - and what the troubling social and political implications of this are.
$10.13
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