Coming Soon (383)

Cleansing The Colony

ISBN: 9781988531069

Author: Kristyn Harman    Publisher: Otago University Press

Everyone knows Australia was once a penal colony, but few realise that New Zealander prisoners were sent there. During the mid-nineteenth century at least 110 p...


Everyone knows Australia was once a penal colony, but few realise that New Zealander prisoners were sent there. During the mid-nineteenth century at least 110 people were transported from New Zealand to serve time as convict labourers in the penal colony of Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania). Even more were sentenced by colonial judges to the harsh punishment of transportation, but somehow managed to avoid being sent across the Tasman Sea. In examining the remarkable experiences of unremarkable people, this fascinating book provides insights into the lives of people like William Phelps Pickering, a self-made entrepreneur turned criminal; Margaret Reardon, a potential accomplice to murder and convicted perjurer; and Te Kumete, a Māori warrior transported as a rebel. Their stories, and others like them, reveal a complex society overseen by a governing class intent on cleansing the colony of what was considered to be a burgeoning criminal underclass. This lively book also offers insights into penal servitude in Van Diemen’s Land as revealed through the lived experiences of the men and sole woman transported from New Zealand. Whether Māori men serving time for political infractions, white-collar criminals, labourers, vagrants or the soldiers sent to fight the empire’s wars, each convict’s experiences reveal something about the way in which the British Empire sought to discipline, punish and reform those who trespassed against it.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 284


Dimensions: 150 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 10-11-2017


Tags: Coming Soon   History   New Zealand
$35.00
DUE > 17th Nov 2017
Phoney Wars : New Zealand Society in the Second World War

ISBN: 9780947522230

Authors: Stevan Eldred-Grigg, Hugh Eldred-Grigg    Publisher: Otago University Press

Phoney Wars looks at the lives of New Zealanders during the greatest armed struggle the world has ever seen: the Second World War. It is not a political, econom...


Phoney Wars looks at the lives of New Zealanders during the greatest armed struggle the world has ever seen: the Second World War. It is not a political, economic or military history; rather it explores what life was like during the war years for ordinary people living under the New Zealand flag. It questions the war as a story of ‘good’ against ‘bad’. All readers know that the Axis powers behaved ruthlessly, but how many are aware of the brutality of the Allied powers in bombing and starving ‘enemy’ towns and cities? New Zealand colluded in and even carried out such brutal aggressions. Were we, in going to war, really on the side of the angels? Contrary to the propaganda of the time – and subsequent memory – going to war did not unite New Zealanders: it divided them, often bitterly. People disagreed over whether or not we should fight, what we were fighting for and why, who was fighting, who was paying, and who was dying. In this provocative and moving book, Stevan and Hugh Eldred-Grigg explore New Zealanders’ hopes and fears, beliefs and superstitions, shortages and affluence, rationing and greed, hysteria and humour, violence and kindness, malevolence and generosity, to argue that New Zealand need not have involved itself in the war at all.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 424


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 13-10-2017


Tags: Coming Soon   History   New Zealand
$49.95
DUE > 20th Oct 2017
50 Years of Marc O'Polo

ISBN: 9783961710256

Author: teNeues    Publisher: TeNeues

A wonderful journey through five decades of corporate history of one of the world’s leading modern casual brands. A book that makes fashion fun—a treasure...


A wonderful journey through five decades of corporate history of one of the world’s leading modern casual brands. A book that makes fashion fun—a treasure trove of ideas and inspiration for designers and fans of modern casual fashion. An exclusive coffee table book of the highest quality!   The Marc O’Polo success story started in 1967 with two Swedes, an American, a strawberry on an advertising poster, and an O’. When Rolf Lind, Göte Huss, and Jerry O. Sheets started Marc O’Polo 50 years ago, they wanted to conquer the fashion world with natural fabrics and products that came from Asia to Europe. While the fashion industry was still very big on synthetic fabrics in the 1960s, the three co-founders laid the foundation for an emphasis on the natural materials that shape the brand to this day, not letting anything derail their philosophy. And success proved them right, especially under the leadership of today’s owner Werner Böck—their friend, business partner, and loyal companion from the very first days on. In 50 Years of Marc O’Polo – The Book, witness the exciting milestones of Marc O’Polo’s 50-year history–the fashion, creativity, and lifestyle–and discover how the brand became one of the most successful and recognized fashion houses in Germany. The company’s unique history is shown using never-before-seen fashion photographs, smart products, and courageous advertising campaigns. Inspiring quotes and charming anecdotes from those who put their blood, sweat, and tears into establishing and strengthening a label that is the epitome of casual fashion, as well as the committed founders, employees, and competitors, give this account an emotional and personal side. It’s a story about what makes a brand great, marked by an unconditional love for materials, fabrics, and details. 50 Years of Marc O’Polo – The Book is a remarkable history of one of the world’s leading brands. Discover 50 years of O’.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 01-07-2017


$115.00
Veggie Hotels

ISBN: 9783961710454

Author: teNeues    Publisher: TeNeues

Even with the loveliest hotel room and a beckoning pool, the perfect vacation can be spoiled when the restaurant forces you to make a meal out of side dishes. F...


Even with the loveliest hotel room and a beckoning pool, the perfect vacation can be spoiled when the restaurant forces you to make a meal out of side dishes. For vegetarians and vegans, a hotel vacation suiting their culinary lifestyle can still be quite a challenge. But there are outstanding alternatives out there, you just have to find them! Travel journalists, Thomas and Karen Klein, had the same thought, so, in 2011, they joined forces with Peter Haunert to launch the hotel partner and website, VeggieHotels, a portal featuring 100% vegetarian hotels and inns. In addition to purely vegetarian-vegan hotels, more establishments are offering guests outstanding vegan cuisine alongside more conventional dishes, so the founders of VeggieHotels responded to this trend in 2015 by expanding their selection of vegan-friendly accommodations with another new website called, VeganWelcome. They shine a spotlight on wonderful places run with great love and enthusiasm that are paving the way for a kind of tourism based on ethical principles and sustainability. And their success shows just how right they were: today, more than 300 hotels and inns in over 60 countries are VeggieHotels and VeganWelcome members. Guests at these establishments can savor new and creative vegetarian and vegan cuisine that will satisfy even the most jaded palate. This volume introduces the best hotels from the VeggieHotels and VeganWelcome websites with gorgeous photos and detailed information on each property’s special features—from cooking classes to yoga retreats. The locations include everything from trendy downtown hotels in vegan hotspots Berlin and London to a holistic health resort on Bali. Top chefs reveal their secret recipes as well, so your culinary get-away can continue long after you’ve returned home.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 01-09-2017


$115.00
Elements of Iceland

ISBN: 9783961710287

Author: Jürgen Wettke    Publisher: TeNeues

In Halldór Laxness’ novel Under the Glacier, the protagonist travels from Reykjavík to the mythical volcano at the Snæfellsjökull glacier,a place in whose...


In Halldór Laxness’ novel Under the Glacier, the protagonist travels from Reykjavík to the mythical volcano at the Snæfellsjökull glacier,a place in whose shadow “words cease to have even the slightest meaning.” This could be a leitmotif for Jürgen Wettke’s Iceland images. Whereas language can hardly convey the majesty and beauty of a landscape, the photographs in Elements of Iceland speak volumes in their eloquence. Wettke’s photographic journey across the volcanic island is guided by nature’s elemental forces: he shows us the diverse forms of fire, water, air, light, and earth. Whether the structures of lava flows, sculptural ice formations, or nature’s artworks, aurora borealis, lighting up the sky—Jürgen Wettke’s photography brings us closer to these wonders of nature. We discover Iceland in an entirely new and breathtaking way!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 340 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 01-10-2017


$160.00
Sex & Cigarettes

ISBN: 9783961710539

Author: Daniella Midenge    Publisher: TeNeues

Strong women, accentuated by their beauty and sensuality, are the hallmark of fashion photographer Daniella Midenge. Her pictures evoke intimacy and passion, be...


Strong women, accentuated by their beauty and sensuality, are the hallmark of fashion photographer Daniella Midenge. Her pictures evoke intimacy and passion, beyond the outer shell. Black-and-white or color, her photos have an incredible power of expression that draws the eye of men and women alike. Her unique style still shows the influence of photography greats like Peter Lindbergh and Herb Ritts. But, as a woman and a model herself, Daniella Midenge is at home both behind and in front of the camera, informing her art direction, staging, and hair and makeup—all of which she does herself. It’s no wonder she is reluctant to let others handle the processing of her photographs. A creative family, her love of high-concept fashion photos in old glossy magazines, and her work as a makeup artist all contributed to the many twists and turns on Midenge’s path to photography. But after her first contact with a camera, she never looked back. For the first time, Daniella Midenge’s best work is collected in a single volume: one that will leave you wanting to see more.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 275 x 340 mm


Publication Date: 01-09-2017


$135.00
Tribute: Frank De Mulder

ISBN: 9783961710386

Author: Frank De Mulder    Publisher: TeNeues

Elegant and edgy, sophisticated and seductive, alluring and artistic, Belgian fine-art photographer Frank De Mulder’s images are all of this—and so much mor...


Elegant and edgy, sophisticated and seductive, alluring and artistic, Belgian fine-art photographer Frank De Mulder’s images are all of this—and so much more. A revered contemporary master of erotic photography whose images have been published in Playboy, Maxim, GQ as well as in four previous books, De Mulder has cemented his status as a leader in the field with original images that are flawlessly executed with painterly clarity while being sensually compelling. This newest book—aptly titled Tribute—is a visual salute to his illustrious career. Presenting some of his most celebrated photographs as well as several never-before-published shots, it brims with an erotic, daring, and intimate spirit. Known for his gorgeous models, exotic locations, and intriguing narratives, De Mulder’s images have garnered countless fans from across the world. Spanning provocative scenes captured in mysterious hotel rooms to elegant shots in some of nature’s most splendid landscapes, Tribute transports readers to a world of beguiling female beauty—while always being respectful of the subjects. After flipping through the pages of this book, viewers will come away with a unique impression of all the complexities of female sensuality: fragile, emotional, flamboyant, erotic. Whether you’re a longtime follower of De Mulder’s work or a newcomer to the enthralling world of erotic photography, this seminal book is a must-have addition to any collection of photography volumes.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 290 x 370 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2017


$180.00
77 Dates with Your Dog

ISBN: 9783961710591

Author: Katharina von der Leyen    Publisher: TeNeues

Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 160 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 01-09-2017


$55.00
The Family Album of Wild Africa (Small Format Edition)

ISBN: 9783961710492

Author: Laurent Baheux    Publisher: TeNeues

Now available in small edition!


Now available in small edition!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 220 x 311 mm


Publication Date: 01-07-2017


$89.99
Elephants in Heaven

ISBN: 9783961710478

Author: Joachim Schmeisser    Publisher: TeNeues

Because elephants are pachyderms, a combination of two Greek roots meaning “thick skin,” one might think that nothing bothers them and that they lead quiet...


Because elephants are pachyderms, a combination of two Greek roots meaning “thick skin,” one might think that nothing bothers them and that they lead quiet, safe lives. Nothing could be further from the truth: elephants have been hunted and killed for their ivory tusks since antiquity. And people often ignore the calves left behind, who must now live out their lives as traumatized and fearful orphans. Wildlife photographer Joachim Schmeisser made it his mission to document the story of these abandoned baby elephants. Through his sponsorship of elephants, he came into contact with the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the world’s largest and most successful rescue and rehabilitation operation for orphaned elephants, headquartered in Nairobi. Professional veterinary technicians bottle feed the elephant calves until they are old enough to locate their own food. By living together with older elephant calves, they also learn the social rules governing elephant herds. After this phase is complete, the elephants are taken to one of the Trust’s rehabilitation stockades before they are released back into the wild. Joachim Schmeisser followed numerous elephants through the entire process and captured fascinating pictures from their arrival at the nursery all the way to their release back into the wild. Elephants in Heaven provides a visual record of how these traumatized elephants are raised in a place that is truly heavenly for them, offering a compelling behind-the-scenes look inside an elephant nursery. The touching animal portraits also convey the devastating consequences of poaching, because for Joachim Schmeisser, it’s about “beauty, fragility, transience, mindfulness, and about dignity and the equal standing of each individual.”


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 275 x 34 mm


Publication Date: 01-09-2017


$135.00
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