Slavery - Mars and Venus - Stencil art - Kahlo to colour in
The Slave Ship
by Marcus Rediker
(John Murray £9.99)
US historian Rediker's brilliant study places the slave trade as a key part of the development of capitalism and reveals the evidence of resistance even under the most oppressive conditions.
The Myth of Mars and Venus
by Deborah Cameron
A brilliant attack on popular prejudice masquerading as science about gender and language.
by Russell Howze
(Manic D Press £13.99)
Subtitled Graffiti, Community and Art, this beautiful collection of art from city streets around the world includes a chronology which points to the first stencilling on cave walls in 30,000 BC.
Frida Kahlo Colouring Book
by Doris Kutschbach
Part of a series using artists who challenged established ideas - young readers can colour in some of Kahlo's work and read the story of her life which accompanies them. (5+)