A History of Social and Political Protest Graphics
This highly illustrated study examines the part played by persuasive and subversive graphic art in protest movements. Tracing the genre's roots in the satirical sketches of previous centuries, example posters, cartoons and logos demonstrate notable designs, from the political agitation of the 1920s to the counter culture movements of the 1960s and more recent climate protests and social activism.
I Know an Artist
The Inspiring Connection Between the World's Greatest Artists
From Monet to Eva Hesse, two centuries of personal and professional relationships that link 84 artists are explored in these concise biographies. Together they reveal the reach of creative ideas across different generations and countries, with connections ranging from the marriage of Ben Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth, to membership of the same artistic movement, and inspiration derived from teachers such as Paul Klee.
At West Dean
The Creation of an Exemplary Garden
Aimed at garden enthusiasts, planters and landscapers, this volume, illustrated with more than 450 annotated photographs, traces Jim Buckland and Sarah Wain's restoration of the once-neglected grounds at West Dean in Sussex. Now one of Britain's most impressive examples of practical horticulture, the plot boasts thirteen working Victorian glasshouses, an Edwardian pergola, a walled kitchen garden and a 50-acre arboretum.
The Periodic Table
A Visual Guide to the Elements
Tom Jackson describes the periodic table as ‘the ultimate infographic’ presenting the fabric of the Universe as 118 chemical elements, each one with a unique collection of subatomic particles whose arrangement dictates its characteristics. This book provides an overview of the structure of the periodic table and highly visual accounts of how atoms work and basic chemistry, followed by a detailed directory of the elements, arranged by atomic weight, from Hydrogen to Fermium. Age 12+
Selling the Movie
The Art of the Film Poster
The first Hollywood posters focused on the theme and tone of the movie but when star actors became the principal draw in the 1920s, the promotional artwork followed suit. This history of film marketing through the poster shows the development of different approaches and graphic styles and is illustrated with hundreds of poster designs from many countries and all eras of film-making.
Our Interconnected World Revealed in 50 Maps
This atlas reveals the way globalization is transforming the world. Each double-page statistical map is followed by a spread of text and graphics explaining the global patterns and forces at work. The book charts international debt, humanitarian aid, peacekeeping forces, and trade goods such as food, clothing, and raw materials. Slightly off-mint.
A Modern Glossary of City Trees
The 'greening' of urban spaces is a concept that has taken off in recent years, and programmes of planting are underway across the planet. This volume, with original artwork showing their leaves, fruits and flowers, explores the history and characteristics of trees that flourish in cities across the world.
The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World
A History of Pork, Honey, Salt, Chilli, Rice, Cacao and Tomato
Each of the ‘seven culinary wonders’ is a food with a long history and each one has travelled the world and become essential to one or more national cuisines. Pork, honey, salt, chilli, rice, cacao and tomato are all ingredients that are often taken for granted: Jenny Linford turns the spotlight on them, tracing their cultural and culinary histories and providing recipes such as Scandinavian Gravlax (salt), Kashmiri Potato Curry (chilli) or Aztec Hot Chocolate (cacao) that illustrate their versatility.
The Perfect Blend
100 Blender Recipes to Energize and Revitalize
Rather than focusing exclusively on smoothies and purees, the food blogger Tess Masters offers recipes for everyday dishes that incorporate a blended component, organized by specific health goals such as weight loss and boosting immunity.
Salvador Dalí at Home
From his family homes in Cadaqués and Figueres in the Catalan Alt-Empordà region, to Madrid and Paris, ‘camping out’ in America, and back to his beloved Catalonia, this book follows Salvador Dalí through the various lifestyles and landscapes that shaped his life and informed his work. With over 130 illustrations, both reproductions of paintings and photographs of the artist, the book offers an insight into the influence of people and surroundings on the great Surrealist.
Memories and Mementoes from a Life Lived at Full Speed
Few sportsmen have generated the devoted following of racing driver Ayrton Senna and this celebration of his life and career features interviews with friends, family and colleagues from the racing fraternity. Included among the photographs and memorabilia, many presented as removable facsimile documents, are reproductions of his birth certificate, his 1981 British competition licence and personal calendar pages showing his busy schedule in 1988.
Must I Repeat Myself...?
Unpublished Letters to The Daily Telegraph
In this tenth annual edition of Telegraph readers’ letters, Alexa and gender-neutral lavatories join the perennial concerns with good English, cricket and the march of time. Hollingshead, as the departing editor, pays tribute to the letter-writers’ ‘wit, erudition and occasional downright lunacy’ and adds a best of the last decade chapter, including the priceless ‘Sir, It has all been a terrible mistake. We thought we were voting to leave Eurovision’. Slightly off-mint.
The Lady in the Cellar
Murder, Scandal and Insanity in Victorian Bloomsbury
On 9 May 1879 an upmarket lodging house, 4 Euston Square, was being prepared for the arrival of a new tenant when the body of a well-dressed, middle-aged lady was discovered in the coal cellar. It was obviously a case of murder, and the ensuing police investigation exposed, behind the respectable façade of Euston Square, a sinister web of sexual intrigue involving the housemaid, Hannah Dobbs, and the landlord, Severin Bastendorff. Slightly off-mint.