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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.
$18.84
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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.
$18.84
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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.
$18.84
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The Architect's Apprentice

9780241970942
Shafak E
Sixteenth century Istanbul: a stowaway arrives in the city bearing an extraordinary gift for the Sultan. The boy is utterly alone in a foreign land, with no worldly possessions to his name except Chota, a rare white elephant destined for the palace menagerie.
$16.96
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Species of Spaces and Other Pieces

9780141442242
Perec, Georges
Presents a selection of Georges Perec's non-fictional work.
$20.73
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Structures: Or Why Things Don't Fall Down

9780140136289
Gordon, J.E.
Presents the secrets of materials science. This book explains the importance and properties of different structures.
$24.50
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Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World

9780241955185
Miodownik, ark
An exploration of human creativity. From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, it reveals the inner workings of the man-made world, the miracles of craft, design, engineering and ingenuity that surround us every day.
$18.84
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Home in the World: A Memoir

9781846144868
Sen, Amartya, FBA
$47.15
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An Economic History of the English Garden

9780141981703
Floud, Roderick
$20.73
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