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              World War II Visual Encyclopedia

              World War II Visual Encyclopedia (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $30.00
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              World War II: Visual Encyclopedia profiles the soldiers who served, as well as key events and the technology of war. Find the facts about the most cunning strategists, the longest battles, the fastest fighter planes, and much more in this spectacular visual dictionary. Key inform...ation is available at a glance, with data boxes, facts and stats to dip into alongside cutting-edge CGI technology that bring these infamous events to life. Packed with profiles of the people, places and events, from Winston Churchill to Pearl Harbor, World War II: Visual Encyclopedia explores this historic event that shaped our world.
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              ISBN 9780241206997
              Released NZ 27 May 2015
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              How Psychology Works: The Facts Visually Explained
               

              How Psychology Works: The Facts Visually Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Read by Bouvard, Laurence; Consultant editor Hemmings, Jo

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              Explore the human mind and understand the science behind how you and other people in your life think and act in a wide range of everyday situations with this brand new visual guide to applied psychology.Using straightforward definitions and clear, striking visuals, The Psychology... Handbook makes the workings of the brain easy to understand and shows what happens when things go wrong, with information on disorders such as anxiety and paranoia, as well as explanations of the different therapies that are used to treat them, from CBT to psychoanalysis, group therapy to art therapy. Clear and easy to understand for both students and readers with a general interest, this book explores and explains the various approaches that psychologists use to study how people think and behave, such as behaviourism, cognitive psychology, and humanism. It also shows how these approaches can be applied to real-world situations, with examples from the workplace to the sports field, the courtroom to the classroom. Learn why psychology plays a huge role in all of our lives and develop a greater understanding of what influences our behaviour, thoughts and feelings, and those of others, in a variety of environments and scenarios.
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              ISBN 9780241317693
              Released NZ 28 May 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
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              More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife. The latest title in the bestselling Big Ideas series, The Mythology Book explores the compelling worlds and characters depicted in m...yths and legends. Delve into each myth and discover the meanings behind these stories, getting to the heart of their significance to different cultures worldwide. More than just stories, myths are testament to the amazing creativity of humans striving to explain and make sense of the world around them. Revisit your favourite myths and discover brand new ones- discover Zeus, god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods, Loki, the cunning trickster with a knack for causing havoc, Thor with his mighty hammer, and Hades, ruler of the underworld. Beyond the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greek, Roman, and Norse myths this book delves into the stories woven by the Australian aborigines, the Cherokee, and Aztecs, each brimming with amazing characters and insights into human existence.
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              ISBN 9780241301913
              Released NZ 30 Apr 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Ecology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Ecology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Juniper, Tony

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              Explore ecology in this accessible introduction to how the natural world works and how we have started to understand the environment, ecosystems, and climate change. Using a bold, graphic-led approach, The Ecology Book explores and explains over 85 of the key ideas, movements, an...d acts that have defined ecology and ecological thought. The book has a simple chronological structure, with early chapters ranging from the ideas of classical thinkers through to attempts by Enlightenment thinkers to systematically order the natural world. Later chapters trace the evolution of modern thinking, from the ideas of Thomas Malthus, Henry Thoreau, and others, right the way through to the political and scientific developments of the modern era, including the birth of the environmental movement and the Paris Agreement. The ideal introduction to one of the most important subjects of our time.
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              ISBN 9780241350386
              Released NZ 24 Jul 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              How Philosophy Works: The concepts visually explained

              How Philosophy Works: The concepts visually explained (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Demystifying the key ideas of the world's greatest philosophers, and exploring all of the most important branches of thought including philosophy of science, philosophy of religion and feminist philosophy in a uniquely visual way, this book is the perfect introduction to the hist...ory of philosophy. A clear and accessible guide to philosophy, How Philosophy Works combines bold infographics and jargon-free text to demystify fundamental concepts. Covering everything from ethics to epistemology and phenomenology, the book presents the ideas and theories of key philosophical traditions and philosophers - from Plato and Socrates to Nietzsche and Wittgenstein via Kant - in a novel, easy-to-understand way. Its infographics will help you to understand the elements of philosophy on a conceptual level and, by tackling life's big questions , it will help you to look at the world in an entirely new way. With its unique graphic approach and clear, authoritative text, How Philosophy Works is the perfect introduction to philosophy, and the ideal companion to DK's The Philosophy Book in the Big Ideas series.
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              ISBN 9780241363188
              Released NZ 2 Jul 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide
               

              Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide (Hardback, 3rd Revised edition)

              By DK

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              A million copy best-selling exploration of the animal kingdom, featuring facts and beautiful photos of over 2,000 wild animals from all habitats on planet Earth. Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide brings together the expertise of over 70 natural history specialists and the beaut...iful images of wildlife photographers from around the globe to illustrate, describe, and explain the incredible range of creatures in the animal kingdom. This fully up-to-date edition covers fascinating animals from across the globe including the newly discovered Skywalker Hoolock Gibbon, Jumping Spider, and Piglet Squid. From the smallest invertebrates to the mighty blue whale, Animal is a truly unrivalled look at life on planet Earth. Previous edition ISBN 9781405362337
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              ISBN 9780241298848
              Released NZ 30 Oct 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $45.00
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              Embark on a tour of the world's greatest artistic movements and works, from prehistoric cave paintings to performance art with The Art Book, the latest in the stunning Big Ideas series. The Art Book explores the most celebrated artworks by history's most influential painters, scu...lptors, and artists with stunning visuals and insightful quotes. Discover profiles of the most important artists from across the globe, stretching from the prehistoric Altamira cave paintings and Chinese jade carvings to movements including impressionism, symbolism, and cubism. Understand the ideas which inspired masterpieces by Botticelli, Rembrandt, Klimt, Matisse, Picasso, and dozens more, with The Art Book's fascinating coverage of painting, drawing, printing, sculpture, conceptual art, and performance art, from ancient history to the modern day.
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              ISBN 9780241239018
              Released NZ 27 Feb 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Chronicling more than 100 of the best movies ever made and bringing cinema to life, this title covers early visionaries of the 1900's and the golden age of black and white films, to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi.

              ISBN 9780241188026
              Released NZ 21 Oct 2015
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              Marvel Year by Year A Visual Chronicle

              Marvel Year by Year A Visual Chronicle (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $70.00
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              Helps you learn all about the birth of key Marvel Super Heroes from Wolverine and the X-Men, to Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk and the rest of the Avengers, as well as Spider-Man, Daredevil and Silver Surfer. This book includes their comic book debuts, the geniuses that invented t...hem, and the crucial events behind their creation.
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              ISBN 9781409378884
              Released NZ 21 Aug 2013
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Retirement The Psychology of Reinvention: A Practical Guide to Planning and Enjoying the Retirement You've Earned
               

              Retirement The Psychology of Reinvention: A Practical Guide to Planning and Enjoying the Retirement You've Earned (Hardback)

              By DK; Consultant editor Shultz, Kenneth S.

              • RRP: $48.50
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              • Internationally sourced

              Approaching retirement and daunted by the change? Packed with practical advice that's grounded in psychological research, this book answers all the questions you're likely to ask yourself at every stage of retirement, from planning and approaching, to transitioning and the long-t...erm, providing a roadmap for managing change in the best way for you.
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              ISBN 9780241229545
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2016
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Psychology of...
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