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Intellect is exhibiting at the AAA 2021 virtual conference

AAA (American Anthropological Association) 2021 is occurring 17-21st of November 2021 and more information about the conference can be found here.

To obtain 30% off selected books, please use the code AAA30 at the checkout when purchasing books online. Books will be eligible for a 30% discount between 17th of November and 17th of December 2021. Click here for the full list of discounted books.

You can also see our related journals Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture, Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies, European Journal of American Culture, Journal of Urban Cultural Studies, Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture, Journal of Curatorial Studies, Journal of Class & Culture, Journal of Science & Popular Culture and many others.

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Writing Belonging at the Millennium

By Emily Potter

Brings together two pressing and interrelated matters: the global environmental impacts of post-industrial economies and the politics of place in settler-colonial societies. 

Discounted price: £21.00


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Shiny Things

Reflective Surfaces and Their Mixed Meanings

By Leonard Diepeveen and Timothy van Laar

Discusses meanings of shininess in art and in culture generally. Shininess is physically and metaphorically present in the construction of concepts such as utopia, the sublime, and camp.

Discounted price: £15.40


Epidemic Urbanism

How Contagious Diseases have Shaped Global Cities

By Mohammad Gharipour and Caitlin DeClercq

Interdisciplinary case studies from across the globe explore what insights from the outbreak, experience, and response to previous epidemics might inform our understanding of the current world.

Discounted price: £21.00


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Radioactive Documentary

Filming the Nuclear Environment after the Cold War

By Helen Hughes

Presents analysis of ten documentary films about nuclear issues made since the end of the Cold War.

Discounted price: £56.00


The Otherness of the Everyday

Twelve Conversations from Chinese Art World During the Pandemic

By Jiang Jiehong

Individuals from a range of disciplines including anthropology, architecture, art, curating, fashion, film, literature, music and photography reflect on experiences during the COVID-19.

Discounted price: £17.50


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Language of Tomorrow

Towards a Transcultural Visual Communication System in a Posthuman Condition

By Haytham Nawar

A comprehensive guide to the history, evolution and current forms of pictographic communication, from Mesopotamian writing systems to emojis.

Discounted price: £49.00


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Cross-Cultural Design for Healthy Ageing

By Lisa Scharoun, Danny Hills, Carlos Montana-Hoyos, Fanke Peng and Vivien Sung

Promotes an understanding of 'design for healthy ageing' from a multi-faceted perspective of design and health practitioners. Provides tools and methods for approaching the complex issues associated with ageing through cross-cultural interactions and perspectives.

Discounted price: £23.80


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Iconoclastic Controversies

By Nico Carpentier

This book combines photography and written text to analyse the role of memorials and commemoration sites in the construction of antagonistic nationalism.

Discounted price: £21.00


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Modern Melbourne

By Rod Giblett

An analysis of the city of Melbourne using a wide range of historical, literary and artistic sources, including writers on modernity and the modern city.

Discounted price: £21.00


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Keepin' It Real

Essays on Race in Contemporary America

By Elwood David Watson

A vibrant and eclectic collection of essays written during the most racially turbulent period of the modern era – the end of the Obama Administration and the start of the Trump Administration.

Discounted price: £12.60