This reference tool, which is a humble attempt to place before the English-speaking Muslim children a number of basic Islamic teachings and concepts, is primarily aimed at children of age ten years and over and presents topics in an easy-to-use alphabetical format. It also covers a wide range of top..
An Uncommon Atlas is a stunning collection of fifty maps visualizing our changing world as never before. From charting energy networks to revealing new and emerging land masses, measuring human migration to assessing the planet's ant populations - and including the phenomena we have little control o..
Exactly what did Roman architects do for us? Can you identify a voussoir or a vault? What is "architecture of the veil?" Are you able to expound on Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles? And who was the father of the skyscraper? This set of 50 explanations of the innovations, theories, styles, and develop..
Comprehensive coverage of all the words you need.Clear layout and in-depth treatment of difficult words.Practical tips on spoken and written French, including spelling pitfalls, make this the ideal dictionary for intermediate and advanced learners.An encyclopedia-style supplement with facts on famou..
The 50 key modes, garments, and designers, each explained in half a minute! Even if you’ re not a regular follower of Suzy Bubble, Le Happy, or The Sartorialist, you probably have some feeling for fashion. Most people have a vague idea of what’ s in, what’ s out, and what they might consider putting..
Fully updated and featuring more than 55,000 entries, this is the classic German-English English-German Dictionary from Langenscheidt, the premier source for foreign language reference tools. Students, teachers, travelers, and professionals can confidently rely on this invaluable 2-in-1 volume that ..
Great Thinkers of the Western World is a concise and authoritative guide to the principal theoretical ideas of the outstanding thinkers in Western History. From Parmenides to Albert Camus, these men and women have profoundly influenced the development of Western civilization through their theories a..
Fifty successful applicants to Harvard University share their tips and tactics for succeeding in the college admissions process. The students profiled in this book were not all class valedictorians, star athletes, or Harvard "legacies." In fact, many were simply strong all-around applicants who beat..
An almanac like you've never seen before, this arresting volume features key information on science, nature, history, and geography, spiked with cutting-edge ideas and spectacular visuals. Discover features that only National Geographic can deliver, including exquisite photography, explanatory infog..
Kids can have fun keeping up with our quickly changing world with the New York Times best-selling almanac, packed with incredible photos, tons of fun facts, adventures with National Geographic Explorers, crafts, activities, and fascinating features about animals, science, nature, technology, conserv..
Why was the first human ever captured on film caught by pure luck? Where is the human blind spot, and why don’t you realise you have one? What does authenticity mean in an art where originals can be reproduced infinitely and manipulated flawlessly? Packed with world-renowned photographs, from the da..
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