Pirates have long been stock figures in popular culture, from Treasure Island to the more recent antics of Jack Sparrow. Villains of all Nations rediscovers their radical democratic challenge to the established powers of the day.
The complete catalogue of design collective Hipgnosis, showcasing groundbreaking cover art created for iconic rock 'n' roll giants, including the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd
Argues that the physical violence we see is often generated by the systemic violence that sustains our political and economic systems. With the help of eminent philosophers and frequent references to popular culture, this title examines the causes of violent outbreaks like those seen in Israel and Palestine and in terrorist acts around the world.
A biography of Virginia Woolf which moves freely between a detailed life-story and attempts to understand significant questions. She is presented as occupying a distinct and even uneasy position within the Bloomsbury Set, and also as a radically sceptical, subversive, courageous feminist.
Focuses on Virginia Woolf, one of the towering figures of literary modernism. Following the chronology of Woolf's life, this title considers each of the novels in context, gives due prominence to her dazzlingly inventive essays, traces the contentious course of her afterlife, and shows why Virginia Woolf continues to haunt and inspire us.