200 books (10 pages) in this category
Stuff You Forgot From School
by Caroline Taggart
<DIV>Dust off those cerebral filing cabinets and remind yourself of all those facts you really should know! From pi and Pythagoras to presidents and popes, prime ministers to prime numbers, literature to litmus texts, there is so much ...
Its History and Role in Modern Society
by James Sneddon
This important book, the first of its kind, is a historical, social, cultural and linguistic study of Indonesian. Indonesia is the fourth most populous nation in the world, and one of the most linguistically complex. Its ethnic groups speak more
The Curious Thought Experiments of History's Great Thinkers
by Joel Levy
<DIV><P>A clear, concise and fascinating guide to philosophical thought experiments and how they've shaped our understanding of the world. From Plato's Cave to Descartes' Demon, and from Zeno's paradoxes to Hibert's Hotel, ...
Everything Interior Designers Need to Know Every Day
by Chris Grimley
<i>The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book</i> collects the information essential to planning and executing interior projects of all shapes and sizes, and distills it in a format that is as easy to use as it is to carry. ...
Wit, Wisdom and Timeless Advice
by Media Lab Books,the Official John Wayne Magazine, Editors of
John Wayne was more than a movie star. He was a symbol for everything good and decent about America, inspiring everyday people to reach just a little bit more and try a little bit harder. During his 72 years and more than 150 movies, John ...
by Carley Roney
It's impossible to deny the romance of an outdoor wedding. Whether it's a rustic romantic affair in a vineyard, a dramatic ceremony overlooking the ocean, or an intimate backyard gathering, <i>The Knot Book of Outdoor Weddings</i> curates ...
Writings on Art by John Ruskin
by Joan Evans
An introduction to Indigenous Australia
<p>Originally published in 1994, <i>The Little Red Yellow Black Book</i> has established itself as the perfect starting point for those who want to learn about the rich cultures and histories of Australia’s First Peoples. Written from an ...
by Maggie Black
<div>An exploration of all aspects of "development" that shows it should be more social than political.</div> ...
A Chronological Journey from Alchemy to Wicca
by John Michael Greer
<p><b>Explore the occult from ancient times to the modern day with one of its most respected scholars and practitioners. </b></p><p>Take an enlightening journey through occult history, exploring 100 dramatic incidents, arcane knowledge, and
by Catherine Donnelly
by Daniel Hahn
by Jancis Robinson
by Simon Blackburn
A Book-Lovers' Journey Through Curiosities of History
by Oliver Tearle
<DIV>An alternative history of Western civilization told through its most emblematic invention, the book. As well as taking in the well-known titles that have helped shape the world in which we live, <I>The Secret Library </I>brings to
An A-Z of Books to Keep Kids Happy, Healthy and Wise
by Susan Elderkin
A literary first aid kit of book recommendations for children of all ages from the authors of <i>The Novel Cure</i>. ...
by Sarah Bartlett
by Willi-hans Steeb
Philosophical Quotes and What They Mean
by Alain Stephen
<DIV><P>An informative and accessible guide to all of the great philosophers’ best-known theories, explained through their most famous quotes.</P><P>We may have heard of Socrates, Plato, Descartes and Nietzsche, but what did they believe? ...
by Reychler Luc
For building sustainable peace and security, the time is always now. Violence in our world extends beyond armed conflicts- it exists in our social and economic structures, not to mention in our destruction of the environment. How can we ...