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              Beginner's Step-by-Step Guitar: The Complete Guide

              Beginner's Step-by-Step Guitar: The Complete Guide (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
              • $36.00
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              From Jimi Hendrix to Ed Sheeran, every guitar hero started somewhere - so stop dreaming and start playing! Covering acoustic and electric, this book includes everything you need to know, from choosing your instrument and reading guitar tab, to using amplifiers and effects. Easy-t...o-follow lessons take you through all the steps to becoming a great guitar player: from tuning and strumming for beginners, to advanced techniques for experienced players, such as fingerpicking and two-handed tapping. Pick up guitar theory along the way including rhythm, chords, and scales - and even how to fine-tune your playing for blues, pop, rock, and more. How to Play Guitar Step-by-Step also helps you take your music to the next level, with practical tips on forming a band, recording, and playing gigs. Whether you want to play along with your favourite songs at home or rock out onstage, this is the ultimate step-by-step guide to guitar greatness. With superb photography, easy-to-understand tips and tricks, and free downloadable tutorial videos accompanying each session, you will learn how to play the guitar like a pro and hit all the right notes.
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              ISBN 9780241389522
              Released NZ 4 Aug 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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              Politics Is...

              Politics Is... (Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $24.00
              • $18.00
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              What is populism? Is communism the same in China and Cuba? What makes a democracy? If you're not sure, this is the book for you! Look inside to find out why politics matters, and how ideas shape our world. How do ideas make the world go round? What are the political left and righ...t? What's the difference between capitalism and communism, or democracy and dictatorship? Who really holds the power? Can activism stop climate change, and can pacifism prevent wars? Can everyone have freedom of speech? And what does all this mean for you? Find out the answers in this book, which unpacks the complicated language and often messy world of politics. Politics is... looks at the beliefs of political thinkers, leaders, and activists from around the world, covers the key branches of government, and examines authority. While focusing on contemporary issues, the book also traces the history of politics. It explains the ideas and -isms that shape our world as well as investigating the role of external factors, such as protest and the media, in political decision-making. Whether you're studying politics or fed up with fake news, if you're not sure whether politics matters or why your vote counts, get your hands on this thought-provoking book - it defines the big ideas you need to know and provides inspiration for analysing, interrogating, and changing your world.
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              ISBN 9780241412855
              Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              A Short History of World War II

              A Short History of World War II (Hardback)

              By DK; Consultant editor Holmes, Richard

              • RRP: $48.00
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              This is the definitive narrative history of the people, politics, and events of the Second World War - the epic conflict that shaped the modern world From the build-up to the fighting, through to the reverberations still felt in the aftermath, this is a compelling, accessible, an...d immediate history of the war, perhaps the most complex, frightening, and destructive event in world history. Discover how deep-seated local fears and hatreds escalated into one vast global conflict that was fought out to the bitter end - from the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party to Pearl Harbor, the D-Day landings, and Hiroshima. And find out how key battles, political and economic forces, individual leaders, and technological advances influenced the course of the war. Packed with images, including rarely seen images and unforgettable first-person accounts, A Short History of World War II is a uniquely accessible account of history's most devastating conflict.
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              ISBN 9780241426463
              Released NZ 4 Aug 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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              The Crochet Book: Over 130 techniques and stitches
               

              The Crochet Book: Over 130 techniques and stitches (Hardback)

              By DK; Consultant editor Montgomerie, Claire

              • RRP: $55.00
              • $41.25
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              • Pub Date
                18 Aug 20

              Learn more than 130 fully illustrated techniques and stitches and put them into practice as you go, creating 80 imaginative projects for home and to wear. Packed with step-by-step photography and clear instructions, The Crochet Book has everything you need to crochet a gorgeous a...rray of clothing, soft furnishings, and toys. Get to grips with your first crochet hook, work a range of classic granny squares, and discover how to craft delicate lace and openwork pieces. Practise your newly learned skills on simple projects as you move through the book, or dive straight into the dedicated projects chapter, which includes amigurumi and toy designs, blankets and cushions, and individual clothing for children and adults. Newly updated with a fresh design and six new projects, The Crochet Book is both a perfect guide for beginners and an invaluable resource for more practised crocheters.
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              ISBN 9780241435847
              Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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              World History: From the Ancient World to the Information Age
               

              World History: From the Ancient World to the Information Age (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
              • $36.00
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              • Pub Date
                18 Aug 20

              An essential gift for every history buff, this boldly illustrated book maps out the events that have shaped our world - from the dawn of human civilization to the present day. A comprehensive and accessible guide to the history of human civilisation, World History profiles everyt...hing from the emergence of Homo Sapiens to the Greek and Roman empires, through Chinese dynasties, the rise of the Vikings, and the Renaissance, to the Industrial Revolution and World War I and II. Offering a concise and insightful overview of key historical milestones that have occurred over the course of the last century, the book also covers more recent events such as the rise of ISIS, the Arab Spring, and Brexit and populism in the Western world.
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              ISBN 9780241457856
              Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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              How Management Works: The Concepts Visually Explained

              How Management Works: The Concepts Visually Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $40.00
              • $30.00
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              Discover everything you need to know to improve your management skills, and understand key management and business theories with this uniquely visual guide. Combining clear, jargon-free language and bold, eye-catching graphics, How Management Works is a definitive and user-friend...ly guide to every aspect of organizational management - from effective communication and negotiation to improving leadership, and getting the best from your staff. Packed with graphics and diagrams that demystify complex management concepts like Kaizen or lean production , alongside clear and simple strategies for improving innovation, optimizing operations, and getting and staying ahead of competitors, this book is essential reading if you are an established or aspiring manager, or are studying a course in business or management. Much more than a standard business-management or self-help book, How Management Works shows you what other titles only tell you, combining solid reference with no-nonsense advice. It is the perfect primer for anyone looking to start their own business, become a more effective leader, or simply learn more about the world of business and management.
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              ISBN 9780241407783
              Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              A History of Magic, Witchcraft and the Occult

              A History of Magic, Witchcraft and the Occult (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Lipscomb, Suzannah

              • RRP: $48.00
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              Discover the beguiling history of witchcraft, magic, and superstition through the centuries and across the world in this stunningly illustrated title. A History of Magic, Witchcraft and the Occult charts the extraordinary narrative of one of the most interesting and often controv...ersial subjects in the world - from ancient animal worship and shamanism, through alchemy and divination to modern Wicca and the resurgence of the occult in 21st-century literature, cinema, and television. Providing readers with a comprehensive, balanced, and unbiased account of everything from Japanese folklore and Indian witchcraft to the differences between black and white magic, and dispelling myths such as those surrounding the voodoo doll and Ouija, the book explores the common human fear of, and fascination with spells, superstition, and the supernatural. The perfect introduction to magic and the occult, it explores forms of divination from astrology and palmistry to the Tarot and runestones, mystical plants and potions such as mandrake, the presence of witchcraft in literature from Shakespeare's Macbeth to the Harry Potter series, and the ways in which magic has interacted with religion. The most comprehensive illustrated history of witchcraft available, A History of Magic, Witchcraft and the Occult will enthrall and fascinate you with its lavish illustrated, accessible entries, whether you are a believer or sceptic.
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              ISBN 9780241386118
              Released NZ 4 Aug 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The Complete Bike Owner's Manual: Repair and Maintenance in Simple Steps

              The Complete Bike Owner's Manual: Repair and Maintenance in Simple Steps (Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $30.00
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              This is the complete reference guide to bike servicing and repair, and an essential bible for every cyclist's bookshelf. Incredible CGI illustrations show you every aspect of bike repair and maintenance more clearly than ever before, whether you're a mountain biker, cycling commu...ter, or road racer. All major types of bicycle from the leading brands are covered - including road, racing, hybrid, mountain, and utility bikes - with detailed, practical advice to take you from symptom to solution. The Complete Bike Owner's Manual takes away the need for expensive expert advice, showing you how to service and maintain every aspect of your bicycle. Learn how to replace or repair a chain, correct sagging suspension, fit brake cables, adjust electronic shifters, and much more, with incredible up-close detail helping you to get your wheels turning again.
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              ISBN 9780241456026
              Released NZ 21 Jul 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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              The Little Book of Economics

              The Little Book of Economics (Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $21.00
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              Packed with infographics and flowcharts that explain complex concepts clearly and simply, this book examines the economic forces that shape all our lives. From the earliest forms of currency to the Industrial Revolution, and from the birth of the stock market to free-market capit...alism and globalized trade, The Little Book of Economics brings economic theory and the work of key economists to life. Journeying through centuries of economic thought, it is the perfect pocket-sized introduction to the subject. One of a series of new, compact sister titles to DK's Big Ideas series, The Little Book of Economics offers you the same combination of clear text and hard-working infographics in a portable format that is perfect for reading on the go.
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              ISBN 9780241426449
              Released NZ 21 Jul 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Little Book of Politics

              The Little Book of Politics (Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $21.00
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              Packed with infographics and flowcharts that explain complex concepts in a simple but exciting way, this book is the perfect pocket-sized introduction to politics and political thought. From the origins of democracy to Machiavelli's cunning statecraft, Rousseau's social contract ...to the American Declaration of Independence, Marxist communism, the dawn of populism, and identity politics, The Little Book of Politics examines the philosophies behind the different political beliefs and methods of government used around the world over the course of human history. One of a series of new, compact sister titles to DK's Big Ideas series, The Little Book of Politics offers you the same combination of clear text and hard-working infographics in a portable format that is perfect for reading on the go.
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              ISBN 9780241426432
              Released NZ 21 Jul 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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