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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 91 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Protest: Britain on the March by Mirrorpix
    Protest: Britain on the March - by Mirrorpix

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780750990721 | ISBN 10: 0750990724

    "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."(Margaret Mead) Britain was built on protest. From Magna Carta to the suffragettes, the Peasants’ Revolt to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cicada by Shaun Tan
    Cicada - by Shaun Tan

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781444946208 | ISBN 10: 144494620x

    Cicada work in tall building. Data entry clerk. Seventeen year. No sick day. No mistake. Tok Tok Tok!   Cicada works in an office, dutifully working day after day for unappreciative bosses and being bullied by his co-workers. But one day, somet ... more

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  • Cover image of book Keith Haring by Darren Pih
    Keith Haring - by Darren Pih

    £19.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781849766272 | ISBN 10: 1849766274

    An energetic and accessible introduction to iconic American artist Keith Haring, this exhibition catalogue accompanies Haring's first UK institutional exhibition.   Featuring around fifty works supported by rarely seen photography, film and ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love and Resistance: Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era by Jason Baumann (Editor)
    Love and Resistance: Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era - by Jason Baumann (Editor)

    £17.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781324002062 | ISBN 10: 1324002069

    These indelible images are among the hundreds housed in the New York Public Library’s archive of photographs of LGBT history from photojournalists Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies.  This powerful collection — which captures the energy, hu ... more

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  • Cover image of book PRIDE: Fifty Years of Parades and Protests from the Photo Archives of the New York Times by New York Times
    PRIDE: Fifty Years of Parades and Protests from the Photo Archives of the New York Times - by New York Times

    £17.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781419737923 | ISBN 10: 1419737929

    It began in New York City on June 28, 1969.   When police raided the Stonewall Inn — a bar in the Greenwich Village neighborhood, known as a safe haven for gay men — violent demonstrations and protests broke out in response. The Stonewall ... more

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  • Cover image of book Protest Stencil Toolkit (Revised edition) by Patrick Thomas
    Protest Stencil Toolkit (Revised edition) - by Patrick Thomas

    £19.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786273710 | ISBN 10: 1786273713

    With this book anyone can create protest graphics. The 46 die-cut stencils, plus a bespoke typeface, can be combined to create both slogans and powerful visual messages, and are robust enough to be re-used any number of times.   There are cla ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminist Cross-Stitch: 40 Bold and Fierce Patterns by Stephanie Rohr
    Feminist Cross-Stitch: 40 Bold and Fierce Patterns - by Stephanie Rohr

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781454710806 | ISBN 10: 1454710802

    Make a statement—and smash the patriarchy, one stitch at a time—with these 40 feminist-themed cross-stitching patterns!   Crafty activists will love this snarky book with its 40 irreverent, vintage-inspired cross-stitch patterns. Whether you ... more

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  • Cover image of book Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience by Paul Sng (Editor)
    Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience - by Paul Sng (Editor)

    £20.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781447344117 | ISBN 10: 1447344111

    Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience reveals untold stories from people who have been left out of the media narrative and left behind by government policy.   Featuring the work of accomplished documentary photographers, the book ... more

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  • Cover image of book Art Therapy for Social Justice: Radical Intersections by Savneet K. Talwar (Editor)
    Art Therapy for Social Justice: Radical Intersections - by Savneet K. Talwar (Editor)

    £29.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781138909069 | ISBN 10: 1138909068

    Art Therapy for Social Justice seeks to open a conversation about the cultural turn in art therapy to explore the critical intersection of social change and social justice.  By moving the practice of art therapy beyond standard individualized tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book XXXXX by Jamie Reid
    XXXXX - by Jamie Reid

    £35.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781908067210 | ISBN 10: 1908067217

    XXXXX is a fifty year-long survey of collages, paintings, & sketches by British artist, iconoclast, anarchist, punk, hippie, shit-stirring rebel & romantic Jamie Reid. This visual diary assembles Reid’s earliest graphic ventures out of art school, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Landscapes: John Berger on Art by John Berger
    Landscapes: John Berger on Art - by John Berger

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784785857 | ISBN 10: 1784785857

    "John Berger teaches us how to think, how to feel how to stare at things until we see what we thought wasn’t there. But above all, he teaches us how to love in the face of adversity. He is a master."(Arundhati Roy, author of The God of Small Things ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stick it to the Man by Stickerbomb
    Stick it to the Man - by Stickerbomb

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786273383 | ISBN 10: 1786273381

    This timely sticker book brings together around 200 of the best protest stickers created by artists and activists around the world. Funny, irreverent, bold and poignant, the stickers tackle the range of key issues of acute concern today, including fe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly - Art, Human Rights, and the Power of Writing a Letter by David Spalding (Editor)
    Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly - Art, Human Rights, and the Power of Writing a Letter - by David Spalding (Editor)

    £18.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781452159294 | ISBN 10: 1452159297

    Contributions by Ai Weiwei, Cheryl Haines, David Spalding, and Jasmine Heiss. Edited by David Spalding   Renowned artist Ai Weiwei engaged nearly 900,000 visitors in a conversation about human rights with his art installation @Large: Ai Weiwei on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leeds Postcards by Christine Hankinson & Craig Oldham
    Leeds Postcards - by Christine Hankinson & Craig Oldham

    £12.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781909829114 | ISBN 10: 1909829110

    For the past four decades, independent postcard press Leeds Postcards has been making oppositional, inspiring images; activism by design. The cards are not of Leeds; the name represents a defiant rejection of the hegemony of London. The images cover ... more

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  • Cover image of book Culture as Weapon: The Art of Influence in Everyday Life by Nato Thompson
    Culture as Weapon: The Art of Influence in Everyday Life - by Nato Thompson

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781612196800 | ISBN 10: 1612196802

    "Culture As Weapon is a brilliant and scathing take no prisoners critique of contemporary culture. Spanning military occupation, capitalism masquerading as charity, and personal computing, Nato Thompson shows us the dark side of how culture is deploy ... more

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  • Cover image of book Posters for Change: Tear, Paste, Protest: 50 Removable Posters by Various artists
    Posters for Change: Tear, Paste, Protest: 50 Removable Posters - by Various artists

    £21.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781616896928 | ISBN 10: 1616896922

    The US presidential election in 2016 brought to a head myriad political activism around the world, around the rights of minorities, women, the LGBTQ community, and the environment. In the midst of this turmoil, nearly 300 designers from around the wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book OUT: LGBTQ Poland by Maciek Nabrdalik
    OUT: LGBTQ Poland - by Maciek Nabrdalik

    £18.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781620973691 | ISBN 10: 1620973693

    From an award-winning documentary photographer, the first book of its kind to portray the LGBTQ community in contemporary Poland.   Few in the Polish LGBTQ community could have foreseen how quickly this deeply conservative and Catholic country ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red Star Over Russia: Revolution in Visual Culture, 1905-55 by Natalia Sidlina and Matthew Gale
    Red Star Over Russia: Revolution in Visual Culture, 1905-55 - by Natalia Sidlina and Matthew Gale

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781849765237 | ISBN 10: 1849765235

    In exploring the intersection of art, politics and society, few collections in the world can compare with the David King collection. Published to accompany the Red Star Over Russia exhibition at Tate Modern, this accessible and highly illustrated cat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Notes From Underground: Zines and the Politics of Alternative Culture by Stephen Duncombe
    Notes From Underground: Zines and the Politics of Alternative Culture - by Stephen Duncombe

    £17.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781621064848 | ISBN 10: 1621064840

    "Zines and underground culture offer up an alternative, a way of understanding and acting in the world that operates with different rules and upon different values than those of consumer capitalism. It is an alternative fraught with contradictions an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Naked Blogger of Cairo: Creative Insurgency in the Arab World by Marwan M. Kraidy
    The Naked Blogger of Cairo: Creative Insurgency in the Arab World - by Marwan M. Kraidy

    £15.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780674980051 | ISBN 10: 0674980050

    Uprisings spread like wildfire across the Arab world from 2010 to 2012, fueled by a desire for popular sovereignty. In Tunisia, Egypt, and Syria, protesters flooded the streets and the media, voicing dissent through slogans, graffiti, puppetry, video ... more

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  • Cover image of book Draw Your Weapons by Sarah Sentilles
    Draw Your Weapons - by Sarah Sentilles

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911231141 | ISBN 10: 1911231146

    ‘How to live in the face of so much suffering? What difference can one person make in this beautiful, imperfect, and imperilled world?’   In Draw Your Weapons, Sarah Sentilles offers an impassioned defence of life lived by peace and princi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aurelia: Art and Literature Through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale by Carol Mavor
    Aurelia: Art and Literature Through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale - by Carol Mavor

    £25.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780237176 | ISBN 10: 1780237170

    In the eighteenth century the members of London’s Society of Aurelians were butterfly collectors. The term ‘Aurelian’ relates to the chrysalis, and the golden colour it can display before the butterfly emerges. As a twenty-first-century Aurelia ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See: Photographs from the Refugee Crisis by Giles Duley
    I Can Only Tell You What My Eyes See: Photographs from the Refugee Crisis - by Giles Duley

    £25.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780863561795 | ISBN 10: 0863561799

    With texts by Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees and Robert Del Naja, Massive Attack   In October 2015, Giles Duley was commissioned by the UNHCR to document the refugee crisis. Over the next seven months, he was to criss-c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why I March: Images from the Women
    Why I March: Images from the Women's March Around the World - by Various photographers

    £11.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781419728853 | ISBN 10: 1419728857

    New York Times Bestseller Indiebound Bestseller The Washington Post Bestseller San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller   On January 21, 2017, five million people in 82 countries and on all seven continents stood up with one voice. The Women’s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shout It Loud, Shout It Clear by John Comino-James
    Shout It Loud, Shout It Clear - by John Comino-James

    £25.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911306092 | ISBN 10: 191130609x

    Over the last two years John Comino-James has been been photographing demonstrations across many parts of the UK, from those associated with the 2015 General Election right through to the 2016 EU Referendum.   In his new book, Shout It Loud, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Delirium and Resistance: Activist Art and the Crisis of Capitalism by Gregory Sholette
    Delirium and Resistance: Activist Art and the Crisis of Capitalism - by Gregory Sholette

    £18.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780745336848 | ISBN 10: 0745336841

    In the aftermath of the 2016 US elections, Brexit, and a global upsurge of nationalist populism, it is evident that the delirium and the crisis of neoliberal capitalism is now the delirium and crisis of liberal democracy and its culture. And though c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer British Art 1861-1967 by Clare Barlow
    Queer British Art 1861-1967 - by Clare Barlow

    £19.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781849764520 | ISBN 10: 1849764522

    The first publication on queer art to focus on a dramatic century of social and artistic change in Britain.   In 1861, the death penalty was abolished for sodomy in Britain, in 1967, homosexuality was finally decriminalised. Between these lega ... more

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  • Cover image of book See Red - Women
    See Red - Women's Workshop - Feminist Posters 1974-1990 - by See Red members, with a foreword by Sheila Rowbotham

    £19.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781909829077 | ISBN 10: 1909829072

    Founded in 1974, See Red Women’s Workshop grew out of a shared desire to combat sexist images of women and to create positive and challenging alternatives. Women from different backgrounds came together to make posters and calendars that tackled is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Activestills: Photography as Protest in Palestine/Israel by Vered Maimon and Shiraz Grinbaum
    Activestills: Photography as Protest in Palestine/Israel - by Vered Maimon and Shiraz Grinbaum

    £20.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780745336695 | ISBN 10: 0745336698

    In 2005, a group of photographers took a stand alongside the people of the small town of Bil’in, and documented their fight to stop the Israeli government building the infamous West Bank Barrier. Inspired by what they had seen in Bil’in, the grou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy by Bonnie Burton
    Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy - by Bonnie Burton

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781594749278 | ISBN 10: 1594749272

    This is what a feminist crafter looks like!   Wear your ideology on your sleeve by creating feminist merit badges (like “started an all-girl band” or “rocked roller derby”). Prove that the political is personal with DIY power panties ... more

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  • Cover image of book Photos That Changed the World by Various artists
    Photos That Changed the World - by Various artists

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9783791382371 | ISBN 10: 3791382373

    In lavish two-page spreads, this book presents nearly one hundred of history’s most memorable photographs — from the Wright Brothers’ first flight to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, from Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech to Nelson ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ai Weiwei Speaks: With Hans Ulrich Obrist by Ai Weiwei and Hans Ulrich Obrist
    Ai Weiwei Speaks: With Hans Ulrich Obrist - by Ai Weiwei and Hans Ulrich Obrist

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141983912 | ISBN 10: 0141983914

    A new edition of conversations between the artist Ai Wei Wei and curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, coming up to the present day.   Ai Weiwei - artist, architect, curator, publisher, poet and urbanist - extended the notion of art and is one of the wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strike Art! Contemporary Art and the Post-Occupy Condition by Yates McKee
    Strike Art! Contemporary Art and the Post-Occupy Condition - by Yates McKee

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784781880 | ISBN 10: 1784781886

    The collision of activism and contemporary art, from the Seattle protests to Occupy and beyond.  What is the relation of art to the practice of radical politics today? Strike Art explores this question through the historical lens of Occupy, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Book Is an Action: Feminist Print Culture and Activist Aesthetics by Jaime Harker and Cecilia Konchar Farr (Editors)
    This Book Is an Action: Feminist Print Culture and Activist Aesthetics - by Jaime Harker and Cecilia Konchar Farr (Editors)

    £19.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780252081347 | ISBN 10: 025208134x

    The Women's Liberation Movement held a foundational belief in the written word's power to incite social change. In this new collection, Jaime Harker and Cecilia Konchar Farr curate essays that reveal how second-wave feminists embraced this potential ... more

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  • Cover image of book Occupation Culture: Art & Squatting in the City from Below by Alan W. Moore
    Occupation Culture: Art & Squatting in the City from Below - by Alan W. Moore

    £17.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781570273032 | ISBN 10: 1570273030

    Occupation Culture is the story of a journey through the world of recent political squatting in Europe, told by a veteran of the 1970s and 80s New York punk art scene. It is also a kind of scholar adventure story. Alan W. Moore sees with the trained ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moments: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographs by Hal Buell
    Moments: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographs - by Hal Buell

    £20.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781631910081 | ISBN 10: 1631910086

    The bestselling, complete collection of more than 600 Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs, from the first awards in 1942 through the 2015 honors.   This revision of a Black Dog classic is the only book to include every Pulitzer Prize-winning p ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Defend the Revolution is to Defend Culture: The Cultural Policy of the Cuban Revolution by Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt
    To Defend the Revolution is to Defend Culture: The Cultural Policy of the Cuban Revolution - by Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt

    £17.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629631042 | ISBN 10: 1629631043

    Grounded in painstaking research, To Defend the Revolution Is to Defend Culture revisits the circumstances which led to the arts being embraced at the heart of the Cuban Revolution. Introducing the main protagonists to the debate, this previously unt ... more

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  • Cover image of book Graffiti Murals: Exploring the Impacts of Street Art by Patrick Verel
    Graffiti Murals: Exploring the Impacts of Street Art - by Patrick Verel

    £24.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780764348990 | ISBN 10: 076434899x

    Six case studies conducted in New York City, Trenton, and Jersey City, explore how graffiti murals are created and what role they play in a city where buffing illegal graffiti is a lucrative business. The author interviewed people affected on a daily ... more

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  • Cover image of book Visual Impact: Creative Dissent in the 21st Century by Liz McQuiston
    Visual Impact: Creative Dissent in the 21st Century - by Liz McQuiston

    £24.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780714869704 | ISBN 10: 0714869708

    An accessible and richly illustrated exploration of how art and design have driven major social and political change in the 21st century.   Features the work of over 200 artists, from the famous such as Ai Weiwei and Shepard Fairey, to the an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Photography and Social Movements by Antigoni Memou
    Photography and Social Movements - by Antigoni Memou

    £18.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780719099991 | ISBN 10: 0719099994

    Now available for the first time in paperback, Photography and Social Movements is the first thorough study of photographys interrelationship with social movements. Focusing on photographic production and dissemination during the student and wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Between States by Simon Faulkner and David Reeb
    Between States - by Simon Faulkner and David Reeb

    £19.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908966384 | ISBN 10: 1908966386

    Between States addresses relationships between aesthetics and politics through the exploration of different locations and political conditions. The book focuses on the complex geography of Israel / Palestine, where borders and the nature of political ... more

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  • Cover image of book Che and Fidel: Images from History by Aleida March
    Che and Fidel: Images from History - by Aleida March

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781925019414 | ISBN 10: 1925019411

    A photographic testimony to the extraordinary bond that existed between two extraordinary individuals, Fidel Castro and Che Guevara.   Introduced and selected by Che Guevaras widow, Aleida March, this book offers a photographic testimony to t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Total State Machine by Test Dept
    Total State Machine - by Test Dept

    £40.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993242113 | ISBN 10: 0993242111

    Total State Machine is published by PC-Press and is a unique historical document and visual representation of Test Dept, one of the UKs truly investigative agitators, authentic industrialists, utilisers and recyclers of society's debris.   Pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dissensus: On Politics and Aesthetics by Jacques Rancire
    Dissensus: On Politics and Aesthetics - by Jacques Rancire

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472583550 | ISBN 10: 1472583558

    Dissensus: On Politics and Aesthetics brings together some of Jacques Rancire's most recent writings on art and politics to show the critical potential of two of his most important concepts: the aesthetics of politics and the politics of aesthetics. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Speakers
    Speakers' Corner: Debate, Democracy and Disturbing the Peace - by Philip Wolmuth

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780750961066 | ISBN 10: 0750961066

    Speakers Corner is a unique look at the people who come to argue, discuss and preach at Speakers Corner in Londons Hyde Park, regarded worldwide as the home of free speech. Many of the photographs, taken on Sunday afternoons stretching back almost ... more

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  • Cover image of book Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts by Mel Evans
    Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts - by Mel Evans

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745335889 | ISBN 10: 0745335888

    Published on the fifth anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, Artwash is an intervention into the unsavoury role of the Big Oil company's sponsorship of the arts in Britain. Based on a high profile campaign, Mel Evans targets Chevron, Exxo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Behind the Curtain by Danusia Schejbal and Andrzej Klimowski
    Behind the Curtain - by Danusia Schejbal and Andrzej Klimowski

    £15.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781906838966 | ISBN 10: 1906838968

    "A portrait of life as an artist behind the Iron Curtain."(Danusia Schejbal and Andrzej Klimowski) During the 1970s, many East European citizens dreamed of going West. Behind the Curtain is an autobiographical account of two young art students ... more

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  • Cover image of book Russian Revolutionary Posters by David King
    Russian Revolutionary Posters - by David King

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849763479 | ISBN 10: 184976347x

    This book features over 165 beautifully reproduced posters by both famous and unknown designers and is written by a leading expert and best-selling author on Soviet art. It reveals the process behind the commissioning and art direction of Soviet post ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bento
    Bento's Sketchbook - by John Berger

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781688199 | ISBN 10: 1781688192

    A meditation, in words and images, on the practice of drawing, by the author of Ways of Seeing. The seventeenth-century philosopher Baruch Spinoza also known as Benedict or Bento de Spinoza spent the most intense years of his short life w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Images of the Past: The Miners
    Images of the Past: The Miners' Strike - by Mark Harvey, Martin Jenkinson and Mark Metcalf

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781783463664 | ISBN 10: 178346366x

    In addition to being the most bitter industrial dispute the coalminers' strike of 1984/5 was the longest national strike in British history. For a year over 100,000 members of the National Union of Mineworkers, their families and supporters, in hundr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Disobedient Objects by Catherine Flood and Gavin Grindon
    Disobedient Objects - by Catherine Flood and Gavin Grindon

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781851777976 | ISBN 10: 1851777970

    Disobedient Objects is about out-designing authority. It explores the material culture of radical change and protest - from objects familiar to many, such as banners or posters, to the more militant, cunning or technologically cutting-edge, including ... more

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  • Cover image of book Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline by Malu Halasa, Zaher Omareen and Nawara Mahfoud (Editors)
    Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline - by Malu Halasa, Zaher Omareen and Nawara Mahfoud (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780863567872 | ISBN 10: 0863567878

    In Syria, culture has become a critical line of defence against tyranny.   Syria Speaks is a celebration of a people determined to reclaim their dignity, freedom and self-expression. It showcases the work of over fifty artists and writers who ... more

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  • Cover image of book Art and Politics: A Small History of Art for Social Change Since 1945 by Claudia Mesch
    Art and Politics: A Small History of Art for Social Change Since 1945 - by Claudia Mesch

    £16.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781848851108 | ISBN 10: 1848851103

    Contemporary art is increasingly concerned with swaying the opinions of its viewier. To do so, the art employs various strategies to convey a political message. This book provides readers with the tools to decode and appreciate political art, a cruci ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fight the Power! A Visual History of Protest Amongst the English Speaking Peoples by New Internationalist
    Fight the Power! A Visual History of Protest Amongst the English Speaking Peoples - by New Internationalist

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780261225 | ISBN 10: 1780261225

    A unique, historical graphic novel that captures key moments in the fight against oppression through the centuries. Features a range of styles and contributors, including cult artist Hunt Emerson.  In his famous history series A History of th ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Black and White: Prints and Posters from Africa and the Diaspora by Gill Saunders, and Zoe Whitley
    In Black and White: Prints and Posters from Africa and the Diaspora - by Gill Saunders, and Zoe Whitley

    £19.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781851777549 | ISBN 10: 1851777547

    Print has always been an art form for everyone relatively cheap to produce and easy to distribute, and intended to be accessible to all. It links to painting, and creative autographic expression, as well as to a tradition of satire and protest, bot ... more

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  • Cover image of book It
    It's the Political Economy, Stupid: The Global Financial Crisis in Art and Theory - by Gregory Sholette and Oliver Ressler (Editors)

    £26.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780745333694 | ISBN 10: 0745333699

    Its the Political Economy, Stupid brings together internationally acclaimed artists and thinkers, including Slavoj iek, David Graeber, Judith Butler and Brian Holmes, to focus on the current economic crisis in a sustained and critical manner. &nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hanging Man: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei by Barnaby Martin
    Hanging Man: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei - by Barnaby Martin

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571280469 | ISBN 10: 0571280463

    "You must write down this story as a record because very soon I will forget. And I realize it can be a very important record because it shows the general condition of this state, of this judicial system, of this kind of mentality and behaviour."(Ai W ... more

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  • Cover image of book Autonomy: The Cover Designs of Anarchy 1961-1970 by Daniel Poyner (Editor)
    Autonomy: The Cover Designs of Anarchy 1961-1970 - by Daniel Poyner (Editor)

    £12.50   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780907259466 | ISBN 10: 0907259464

    Anarchy was a journal of ideas published in London in the 1960s. Although its contributors were many and diverse, Anarchy was essentially the creation of one person, Colin Ward (19242010).  With this journal, and throughout his work as a writ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Glad Tidings of Struggle and Strife: A History of Protest Christmas Cards by Llew and Pam Smith, with a foreword by Ken Livingstone
    Glad Tidings of Struggle and Strife: A History of Protest Christmas Cards - by Llew and Pam Smith, with a foreword by Ken Livingstone

    £14.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781781551851 | ISBN 10: 1781551855

    Protest Christmas Cards, highlighting political, industrial and social turmoil, have been produced since the mid nineteenth century. This book contains images from the collection of Llew and Pam Smith. They researched and collected such cards over a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Anti-Capitalist Resistance Comic Book: From the WTO to the G20 by Gord Hill
    The Anti-Capitalist Resistance Comic Book: From the WTO to the G20 - by Gord Hill

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781551524443 | ISBN 10: 1551524449

    In recent years the world has borne witness to numerous confrontations, many of them violent, between protesters and authorities at pivotal gatherings of the world's political and economic leaders. While police and the media are quick to paint partic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tahrir Square: The Heart of the Egyptian Revolution by Mia Grndahl (photographer), Foreword by Ayman Mohyeldin
    Tahrir Square: The Heart of the Egyptian Revolution - by Mia Grndahl (photographer), Foreword by Ayman Mohyeldin

    £18.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9789774165115 | ISBN 10: 977416511x

    A visual celebration of the spirit of Tahrir.   When Egyptians began demonstrating against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak on 25 January 2011, few could anticipate that the demonstrations would grow into a revolution to aston ... more

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  • Cover image of book From Palestine to Israel: A Photographic Record of Destruction and State Formation, 1947-1950 by Ariella Azoulay
    From Palestine to Israel: A Photographic Record of Destruction and State Formation, 1947-1950 - by Ariella Azoulay

    £22.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745331690 | ISBN 10: 0745331696

    In this carefully curated and beautifully presented photobook, Ariella Azoulay offers a new perspective on four crucial years in the history of Palestine/Israel.   The book reconstructs the processes by which the Palestinian majority in ... more

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  • Cover image of book @earth by Peter Kennard, assisted by Tarek Salhany
    @earth - by Peter Kennard, assisted by Tarek Salhany

    £9.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781854379849 | ISBN 10: 1854379844

    @earth is as revolutionary in form as it is in content. It is a story without words told in the universal language of photomontage, long the favoured medium of radical artists. For the past four decades Peter Kennard has consistently challenged powe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ai Weiwei
    Ai Weiwei's Blog: Writings, Interviews, and Digital Rants, 2006-2009 - by Ai Weiwei, translated by Lee Ambrozy

    £30.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780262015219 | ISBN 10: 0262015218

    In 2006, even though he could barely type, China's most famous artist started blogging. For more than three years, Ai Weiwei turned out a steady stream of scathing social commentary, criticism of government policy, thoughts on art and architecture, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Celebrate People
    Celebrate People's History: The Poster Book of Resistance and Revolution - by Josh MacPhee

    £21.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781558616776 | ISBN 10: 1558616772

    The best way to learn history is to visualize it! Since 1998, Josh MacPhee has commissioned and produced over one hundred posters by over eighty artists that pay tribute to revolution, racial justice, womens rights, queer liberation, labor struggles ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blood Upon the Rose - Easter 1916: The Rebellion That Set Ireland Free by Gerry Hunt
    Blood Upon the Rose - Easter 1916: The Rebellion That Set Ireland Free - by Gerry Hunt

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847172174 | ISBN 10: 1847172172

    The rebellion that set Ireland free, told as a graphic novel. The 1916 Easter Rising was an attempt by a small group of militant Irish republicans to win independence from Britain. It was the most significant rebellion in Ireland. Though a military f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Estate by Various artists, text by Paul Hallam, Cristina Cerulli and Victor Buchli
    Estate - by Various artists, text by Paul Hallam, Cristina Cerulli and Victor Buchli

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780956353924 | ISBN 10: 0956353924

    The pursuit of public housing provision was one of the 20th century's redeeming contributions. Yet, in the first decade of the 21st century, public housing as an ideal is contradictory territory resulting from the policies that value entrepreneurial ... more

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  • Cover image of book Art, Theatre and Women
    Art, Theatre and Women's Suffrage - by Irene Cockroft and Susan Croft

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906582081 | ISBN 10: 1906582084

    An exploration of the creative explosion that occurred when the campaign for the vote brought together the talents of so many female writers and artists at the start of the 20th century.   An overview of the artists, designers, writers ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolutionary Women: A Book of Stencils by Queen of the Neighbourhood Collective
    Revolutionary Women: A Book of Stencils - by Queen of the Neighbourhood Collective

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781604862003 | ISBN 10: 1604862009

    A radical feminist history and street art resource for inspired readers! This book combines short biographies with striking and usable stencil images of thirty women activists, anarchists, feminists, freedom-fighters and visionaries.  It of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture by Gregory Sholette
    Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture - by Gregory Sholette

    £21.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745327525 | ISBN 10: 0745327524

    Art is big business, with some artists able to command huge sums of money for their works, while the vast majority are ignored or dismissed by critics. This book shows that these marginalised artists, the 'dark matter' of the art world, are essential ... more

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  • Cover image of book Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat
    Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work - by Edwidge Danticat

    £14.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780691140186 | ISBN 10: 0691140189

    "Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. This is what I've always thought it meant to be a writer. Writing, knowing in part that no matter how trivial your words may seem, someday, somewhere, someone may risk his or her life to read them ... more

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  • Cover image of book Signal: 01 - A Journal of International Political Graphics by Alec Dunn and Josh MacPhee (Editors)
    Signal: 01 - A Journal of International Political Graphics - by Alec Dunn and Josh MacPhee (Editors)

    £13.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781604860917 | ISBN 10: 160486091x

    Signal is an ongoing book series dedicated to documenting and sharing compelling graphics, art projects, and cultural movements of international resistance and liberation struggles. Artists and cultural workers have been at the center of upheavals an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker
    The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine - by Rozsika Parker

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848852839 | ISBN 10: 1848852835

    Rozsika Parker's re-evaluation of the reciprocal relationship between women and embroidery has brought stitchery out from the private world of female domesticity into the fine arts, created a major breakthrough in art history and criticism, and foste ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red Star Over Russia: A Visual History of the Soviet Union from 1917 to the Death of Stalin by David King
    Red Star Over Russia: A Visual History of the Soviet Union from 1917 to the Death of Stalin - by David King

    £24.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781854379351 | ISBN 10: 1854379356

    Red Star Over Russia is a breathtaking visual history of the Soviet Union, from 1917 to the death of Stalin. Its urgent, cinema-verit style plunges the reader into the centre of the shattering events that brought hope, chaos, heroism and horror to t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today by Josh Macphee
    Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today - by Josh Macphee

    £21.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781604860900 | ISBN 10: 1604860901

    Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today is a major collection of contemporary politically and socially engaged printmaking. This full color book showcases print art that uses themes of social justice and global equity to engage community m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Give Peace a Chance: John and Yoko
    Give Peace a Chance: John and Yoko's Bed-In for Peace - by Joan Athey

    £16.99   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780470160442 | ISBN 10: 0470160446

    Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the birth of the anthem Give Peace A Chance. Go behind the scenes with powerful images, many never seen before, of the Montreal Bed-In For Peace, May 26 to June 1, 1969. The only photographer to be prese ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Child in Palestine: The Cartoons of Naji Al-Ali by Naji Al-Ali
    A Child in Palestine: The Cartoons of Naji Al-Ali - by Naji Al-Ali

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781844673650 | ISBN 10: 1844673650

    First collection by leading Palestinian political cartoonist, introduced by the author of Palestine. With an introduction by Joe Sacco.  Naji al-Ali grew up in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh in the south Lebanese city of Sidon, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Art and Theory After Socialism by Mel Jordan & Malcolm Miles (editors)
    Art and Theory After Socialism - by Mel Jordan & Malcolm Miles (editors)

    £26.50   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781841502113 | ISBN 10: 1841502111

    Contemporary visual culture, art, theory and criticism shifted after the end of the Cold War, so that cultural production in both the East and the West underwent radical new challenges. Art and Theory After Socialism considers the new critical insigh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Postcards from Checkpoint Charlie: Images of the Berlin Wall by Introduced by Andrew Roberts
    Postcards from Checkpoint Charlie: Images of the Berlin Wall - by Introduced by Andrew Roberts

    £8.99   hardback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781851243228 | ISBN 10: 1851243224

    Between 1945 and 1961, an estimated 2.5 million people fled East Germany in search of the political and economic freedom offered by West Germany. To thwart this tide of defections, on the morning of 13th August 1961, hundreds of East German troops be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bomb the Suburbs: Graffiti, Race, Freight-hopping and the Search for Hip Hop
    Bomb the Suburbs: Graffiti, Race, Freight-hopping and the Search for Hip Hop's Moral Center - by William Upski Wimsatt

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781933368559 | ISBN 10: 1933368551

    A seminal foray into the world of hip-hop, rap, art, transience and the culture and politics that surround it.  A mix of storytelling, journalism, and original research on a broad range of topics like suburban sprawl, hip-hop culture, wiggers, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Street Art and the War on Terror: How the world
    Street Art and the War on Terror: How the world's best graffiti artists said no to the Iraq war - by Xavier A. Tapies

    £24.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780955339882 | ISBN 10: 095533988x

    When Bush and Blair ignored opposition from their electorates, and the UN, and launched the War on Iraq, they wrapped it up as a "War on Terror" in an attempt to conflate the attacks on the World Trade Centre in NYC and Saddam Hussein's non-existent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Palestinian Art by Gannit Ankori
    Palestinian Art - by Gannit Ankori

    £25.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781861892591 | ISBN 10: 1861892594

    Turmoil and violence have defined the lives of Palestinian people over the last few decades, yet in the midst of the chaos artists live and thrive, creating little-seen work that is a powerful response to their situation. Gannit Ankori's Palestinian ... more

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  • Cover image of book Banksy: Wall and Piece by Banksy
    Banksy: Wall and Piece - by Banksy

    £14.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781844137879 | ISBN 10: 1844137872

    An artistic genius, political activist, painter and decorator, mythic legend or notorious graffiti artist? The work of Bansky is unmistakable, except maybe when it's squatting in the Tate or New York's Metropolitan Museum. Bansky is responsible for ... more

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  • Cover image of book Freedom: A Photographic History of the African American Struggle by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, picture-editing by Sophie Spencer-Wood
    Freedom: A Photographic History of the African American Struggle - by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, picture-editing by Sophie Spencer-Wood

    £29.95   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780714845173 | ISBN 10: 0714845175

    This momentous volume chronicles a photographic history of the African American struggle for freedom, combining a unique assimilation of rare images with thought-provoking scholarly analysis. Although the civil rights movement in America is conventio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Art Therapy and Political Violence:  With Art Without Illusion by Debra Kalmanowitz & Bobby Lloyd (editors)
    Art Therapy and Political Violence: With Art Without Illusion - by Debra Kalmanowitz & Bobby Lloyd (editors)

    £28.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781583919569 | ISBN 10: 1583919562

    Why art in war? The impact of political violence on individuals, families and communities can be extensive. Art therapy can provide an effective means of expressing, making meaning of, and at times transforming the resulting experiences of fear, los ... more

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  • Cover image of book Guernica: Biography of a Twentieth Century Icon by Gijs van Hensbergen
    Guernica: Biography of a Twentieth Century Icon - by Gijs van Hensbergen

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747568735 | ISBN 10: 0747568731

    Of all the great paintings in the world, Picasso's Guernica has had a more direct impact on our consciousness than perhaps any other. This absorbing and revealing book tells the story of this masterpiece, from its origin in the destruction of the Ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book Belong: A TV Journalist by Jennifer Morton
    Belong: A TV Journalist - by Jennifer Morton

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781894663786 | ISBN 10: 1894663780

    Belong is a search for urban culture: knocking on doors, walking the streets and taking risks along the way. From the sophisticated corridors of artsy Stockholm to the dirt roads of Bamako to the people-littered streets of Mumbai, this is a collectio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Images of Defiance: South African Resistance Posters of the 1980s by The Posterbook Collective
    Images of Defiance: South African Resistance Posters of the 1980s - by The Posterbook Collective

    £26.50   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781919855387 | ISBN 10: 1919855386

    Images of Defiance is a visual record of grassroots mobilisation and resistance, of the struggle to shatter the silence imposed by massive state repression.This book of posters celebrates the Congress movement and the principles it has fought so lon ... more

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  • Cover image of book Banners and Dragons: The Complete Guide to Creative Campaigning by Dan Jones
    Banners and Dragons: The Complete Guide to Creative Campaigning - by Dan Jones

    £12.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781873328590 | ISBN 10: 1873328591

    Do you want some publicity? Banners and Dragons: The Complete Guide to Creative Campaigning is for anyone trying to attract attention for a good cause.This practical workbook shows you how to campaign effectively, whatever your resources. Full of si ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shape of a Pocket by John Berger
    The Shape of a Pocket - by John Berger

    £9.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780747558101 | ISBN 10: 0747558108

    John Berger writes: 'The pocket in question is a small pocket of resistance. A pocket is formed when two or more people come together in agreement. The resistance is against the inhumanity of the new world economic order. The people coming together a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reporting the World: John Pilger
    Reporting the World: John Pilger's Great Eyewitness Photographs - by John Pilger

    £12.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781901785098 | ISBN 10: 1901785092

    Reporting the World brings together some of the best photo-journalism from the 1960s to the present day. In this personal selection, Pilger has chosen works from troublespots and political events from around the world and supported them with an in-de ... more

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