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              The Maths Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Maths Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Parker, Matt

              • RRP: $48.00
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              Discover more than 85 of the most important mathematical ideas, theorems, and proofs ever devised, and the great minds behind them, with this original, graphic-led book. Applying the Big Ideas series' trademark combination of authoritative, accessible text and bold graphics to ch...art the development of maths through history, the book explores and explains subjects that range from ancient mathematical ideas and inventions, such as prehistoric tally bones and Sumerian multiplication tables, through to the developments in mathematics during medieval and Renaissance Europe, to the rise of game and group theory more recently Tracing maths through the scientific revolution to its 21st-century use in computers, the internet, and AI, The Maths Book uses an innovative graphic-led approach to make the subject accessible to everyone.
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              ISBN 9780241350362
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Maths Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
                

              The Maths Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (EPUB ebook)

              A vibrant exploration of the world's most famous and important mathematical ideas, theorems, and movements, and the great minds behind them.Take a journey through the intriguing story of numbers, patterns, and shapes in order to better understand the complex world we live in. Cha...rting the development of maths around the world from Babylon to Bletchley Park, The Maths Book explores and explains more than 85 of the most complex and fascinating mathematical subjects. This diverse and inclusive account of mathematics will have something for everybody. It examines the maths behind world economies, secret spies, and modern technology such as computers, the internet, and AI. But it also traces the history of maths, from the mathematical ideas and inventions of the ancient world such as the first number systems, magic squares, and the Chinese abacus, through the discovery of zero and Fermat's last theorem, to the rise of group theory in the 19th century. Continuing the "Big Ideas" series' trademark combination of authoritative, clear text and bold graphics, The Maths Book uses an innovative visual approach to make the subject accessible to everyone, casual readers and students alike.
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              ISBN 9780241425893
              Available in EPUB
              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Released NZ 5 Sep 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Sherlock Holmes Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Sherlock Holmes Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $42.50
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              Discover the key ideas, themes, and plotlines behind every case investigated by Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the famous and celebrated stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with this original, graphics-led book.

              ISBN 9781465485748
              Released NZ 12 Nov 2019
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Big Ideas
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              Big Ideas: Drawing Faces
               

              Big Ideas: Drawing Faces (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Illustrated edition)

              By Scrace, Carolyn

              • RRP: $21.50
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              Big ideas for aspiring artists!Get inspiration and creative know-how for drawing lifelike portraits. For artists, there's no greater achievement, or more popular subject, than drawing realistic pictures of people. Starting with the simplest shapes, this wonderfully accessible art... guide shows you how to capture every aspect of the human face--eyes, hair, hands, and mouths; portray people of different ages; and depict different expressions, posture, and motions. Stunning, highly detailed drawings with plenty of step-by-step instructions take you from initial sketch to final fabulous image, and explore a variety of materials and techniques.
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              ISBN 9781912904440
              Released NZ 31 Oct 2019
              Publisher Salariya Book Company Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Sociology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Sociology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Tomley, Sarah; Hobbs, Mitchell

              • RRP: $42.50
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              Part of the award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, The Sociology Book takes on some of humankind's biggest questions: What is society? What makes it tick? Why do we interact in the way that we do with our friends, coworkers, and rivals?

              ISBN 9781465478542
              Released NZ 12 Nov 2019
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Big Ideas
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              Libro de la Ecologia (the Ecology Book), El
               

              Libro de la Ecologia (the Ecology Book), El (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $53.00
              • $42.40
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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 more than 85 of the key ideas, movement...s, and 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 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 up 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 9781465486790
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Big Ideas
              Language (Spanish)
              Availability
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              Libro de la Musica Clasica (the Classical Music Book), El
               

              Libro de la Musica Clasica (the Classical Music Book), El (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $53.00
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              Translation of: The classical music book.

              ISBN 9781465486745
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Big Ideas
              Language (Spanish)
              Availability
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              The Math Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Math Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $53.00
              • $42.40
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              Discover more than 85 of the most important mathematical ideas, theorems, and proofs ever devised, and the great minds behind them, with this original, graphics-led book.

              ISBN 9781465480248
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2019
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Big Ideas
              Availability
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