Sheri Khan Tarakai and Early Village Life in the Borderlands
Of North-west Pakistan
This is the first volume of reports on excavations carried out as part of the Bannu Archaeological Project in the province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. Analysing an extensive range of data and finds from the prehistoric village at Sheri Khan Tarakai, the authors set the site within its intra- and inter-regional contexts and discuss evidence for the inhabitants’ craft activities and subsistence strategies.
The Great Horror and Fantasy Collection
From Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to HP Lovecraft’s The Call of Cthulhu, the mysterious characters, gothic towers and challenges to rational thought in these eight classic titles continue to unnerve modern readers. The set also includes The Woman in White, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Dracula, The Turn of the Screw, Metamorphosis, and a collection of short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, as well as a journal with illustrations and quotes to inspire your own tale.
Peter Bagge's Other Stuff
Demonstrating Bagge’s talent for character-based comedy and social commentary, and featuring some adult content, this volume contains the complete ‘Lovey’ stories and ‘Shut-ins’ series, now in colour. Also included are many of his shorter stories and one-off pages from the 1990s Hate comics, and work created in collaboration with Daniel Clowes, Los Bros Hernandez and Dana Gould and the artists Johnny Ryan, R. Crumb and Adrian Tomine.
At the forefront of the British Pop Art movement in the 1960s, Allen Jones’s fifty-year career has been influential across fashion, graphic design, film and music. This retrospective, which accompanied an exhibition at the Royal Academy, reproduces 83 of his works. Revealing his versatility as a painter and sculptor, it demonstrates his subversive humour, exuberant use of colour and preoccupation with the human form, epitomized in his controversial ‘women as furniture’ pieces.
A 21st Century Garden
Drowning in Flowers : My Garden
The Austrian conservationist Georg Grabherr aims to inspire amateur horticulturalists to convert their outside space into a 'Noah's Ark' of threatened trees, plants and flowers. Featuring numerous images of his own garden through the seasons by the award-winning photographer Lois Lammerhuber, he explains how, over time, he has created an ecological haven in his back garden. Text in German and English.
Remembering 1914–18, Great War Britain
The King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment was the destination for many of Lancaster’s young men in 1914. This study of the city’s experience of the war draws on regimental records as well as first-hand accounts and contemporary documents and photographs.
The Unmonumental Picture
The curators of the New Museum, New York, have brought together a group of eleven artists whose work exemplifies the changing role and new directions of contemporary collage. The book includes three short essays and statements by the artists accompanying reproductions of their work.