The constant battle against the tiny foe and its deadly disease, and its cultural impact through history
An everyday item (in many countries) with iconic status and strange cultural symbolism.
The ultimate 'rocks': desired, possessed, traded, stolen, smuggled and - literally for many - to die for.
A wide-ranging and sensitive exploration of local versus global, underlining the economic roots of cultural identity.
The world food system is put under the microscope in this updated edition of The No-Nonsense Guide to World Food.
This No-Nonsense Guide looks deeper into the idea of economic growth – to trace its history and understand why it has become so unchallengeable and powerful.
A unique historical graphic novel that captures key moments in the fight against oppression through the centuries.
The definitive reference book on the way we live now, The State of the World Atlas is a magnificent visual survey of current events and global trends.
Short Story Day Africa's next anthology of innovative short fiction is set in the rooms, the passages, the bars and the lobbies of hotels across the continent, and seeks metafiction exploring Africa as a hotel herself. If these walls could talk, what story would they tell?