This is the Popular Reference edition of the fully-illustrated eBook, ISBN: 9781848585164.A highly readable account of one of the great eras of history, a time that witnessed the Great Fire of London and the plague, as well as the age of Shakespeare, Bacon and Raleigh, the Reformation, exploration, and victory over the Spanish Armada.
2) The Tudors
The Tudor dynasty presided over one of the most dynamic periods in English history, an era that witnessed courtly conspiracies and public executions, religious reformation and exploration. Its fearsome monarchs transformed England from a minor medieval kingdom into a major player on the world stage. The Tudors reveals the complex personalities behind this powerful family, and the passions and jealousies that spurred them on. From the penny-pinching...
3) Paul Cézanne
In the words of Matisse and Picasso, Paul Cézanne was the 'father of us all', his approach to color and perspective paving the way for later modernist art movements such as Cubism and Expressionism, as he moved beyond the figurative tradition and towards abstraction. This book charts Cézanne's journey as an artist, his involvement with the Impressionist movement and his importance as a leading Post-Impressionist. It explores the places where he...
Who were the flappers? What were "talkies?" What was the Harlem Renaissance? Covers the effect of prohibition and the newfound freedom of women on the popular culture of the era. The effects of the Great Depression, as well as the rise of communism and fascism is also discussed in terms of their impact on popular culture.
Why has the recent War in Iraq been so contentious, whereas the First Gulf War was supported by a broad coalition of nations? Why are they of such global significance? And how did the wars affect people on both sides of the conflict? This book seeks to relate the overall events and chronology of the wars and shows their impact on everyday lives.
Vampires and Werewolves are certainly popular these days. Actually, there have been popular stories about these monsters for centuries. Are the stories based on any reality? Some people think so. Using the scientific method and other information, this book aims to find out whether or not these monsters could exist!
Oliver La Farge - Children's Juvenile 1 available
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Learn all about the food and cooking culture of Italy.
Describes the voyages of the eighteenth-century British explorer and navigator and his exploration of Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, Antarctica, and the Hawaiian Islands.
16) The Aztec empire
A description of life in the Aztec empire written in the form of a travel guide.
17) Illusion art
Introduces the principles of illusion art, explaining how artists use perceptions of depth and distance, foreshortening, super-realism, tromp l'oeil, anamorphs, and changing points-of-view to create their unique form of art.
This fully illustrated bilingual dictionary make learning a second language fun. Defines over 1000 words in ten different categories that cover people, food, animals, entertainment, and more. Each word is presented in Spanish and English, and includes a full-color picture, lively scene, or labeled diagram that makes its definition clear. A way for young language students to expand their vocabulary and broaden knowledge.