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Nature Remade Engineering Life, Envisioning Worlds
ISBN: PB: 9780226783437, ISBN: HB: 9780226783260, University of Chicago Press, July 2021
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones, 2 tables
"Engineering" has firmly taken root in the entangled bank of biology even as proposals to remake the living world have sent tendrils in every direction, and at every scale. Nature Remade explores these complex prospects from a resolutely historical a...
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£36,00
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£108,00
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Antarctic Resolution
ISBN: HB: 9783037786406, Lars Muller Publishers, May 2021
1020 pp., 26.4x20 cm, 1000 illus.
In the era of the Anthropocene, it's urgent to shift our collective attention southward. Antarctica, a continent that accounts for 10% of Planet Earth and 70% of the world's fresh water, represents at once the repository of planetary data essential t...
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£40,00
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What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be?
ISBN: PB: 9780226777436, ISBN: HB: 9780226777269, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 halftones
As we face an ever-more-fragmented world, What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be? demands a return to the force of lineage – to spiritual, social, and ecological connections across time. It sparks a myriad of ageless-yet-urgent questions: How will I...
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£22,00
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£76,00
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Climate of History in a Planetary Age
ISBN: PB: 9780226732862, ISBN: HB: 9780226100500, University of Chicago Press, March 2021
296 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 halftones
For the past decade, historian Dipesh Chakrabarty has been one of the most influential scholars addressing the meaning of climate change. Climate change, he argues, upends long-standing ideas of history, modernity, and globalization. The burden of Th...
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£20,00
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£76,00
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Unnatural Selection A Memoir of Adoption and Wilderness
ISBN: PB: 9781933880839, University of Chicago Press, CavanKerry Press, March 2021
296 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Adopted at birth, Andrea Ross grew up inhabiting two ecosystems: one was her tangible, adoptive family, the other her birth family, whose mysterious landscape was hidden from her. In this coming-of-age memoir, Ross narrates how in her early twenties,...
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£17,00
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Picture Ecology Art and Ecocriticism in Planetary Perspective
ISBN: PB: 9780300254266, Yale University Press, February 2021
256 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 170 colour illus.
Seeking a broad reexamination of visual culture through the lenses of ecocriticism, environmental justice, and animal studies, this compendium offers a diverse range of art-historical criticism formulated within an ecological context. "Picture Ecolog...
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£35,00
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We Alone How Humans Have Conquered the Planet and Can Also Save It
ISBN: HB: 9780300251166, Yale University Press, January 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 black&white illus.
This personal and thoughtful book by renowned Kenya conservationist David Western traces our global conquest from Maasai herders battling droughts in Africa to the technological frontiers of California. Western draws on a half century of research...
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£25,00
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Take the City Voices of Radical Municipalism
ISBN: PB: 9781551647272, ISBN: HB: 9781551647296, University of Chicago Press, Black Rose Books, January 2021
180 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
With rapid increases in urban populations, there is an urgent need to transform our world's cities in keeping with ecological imperatives and democratic principles. A growing worldwide citizen movement is attempting to challenge bureaucratic administ...
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£16,99
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£45,99
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Diet for a Large Planet Industrial Britain, Food Systems, and World Ecology
ISBN: HB: 9780226697109, University of Chicago Press, January 2021
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 65 halftones
We are facing a world food crisis of unparalleled proportions. Our reliance on unsustainable dietary choices and agricultural systems is causing problems both for human health and the health of our planet. Solutions from lab-grown food to vegan diets...
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£40,00
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Worst Cases Terror and Catastrophe in the Popular Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780226790107, University of Chicago Press, January 2021
326 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Al Qaeda detonates a nuclear weapon in Times Square during rush hour, wiping out half of Manhattan and killing 500,000 people. A virulent strain of bird flu jumps to humans in Thailand, sweeps across Asia, and claims more than fifty million lives. A...
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£15,00
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