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The Art of War

9780140455526
Tzu, Sun
States that throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. This book presents works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.
$13.23
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The Art of Travel

9780241970065
de Botton, Alain
Provides an insight into everything from holiday romance to hotel mini-bars, airports to sight-seeing. This book suggests how we might be happier on our journeys.
$20.80
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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.
$11.33
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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.
$18.90
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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.
$18.90
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Big Capital: Who Is London For?

9780141984995
Minton A
$17.01
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Ground Control: Fear and happiness in the twenty-first-century city

9780241960905
Minton A
Have these gleaming business districts, mega malls and gated developments led to 'regeneration', or have they intensified social divisions and made us more fearful of each other? This book reveals the untested - and unwanted - urban planning that is changing not only our cities, but the nature of public space, of citizenship and of trust.
$18.90
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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.
$18.90
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