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              The Psychology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Psychology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $50.00
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              How does the brain remember faces? What makes us choose one decision over another? Where does language come from? With the use of images, quotations from all the major thinkers, and explanations that are easily understandable, this book demystifies hard-to-grasp concepts and show...s how these have shaped our knowledge of the human mind.
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              ISBN 9781405391245
              Released NZ 25 Jan 2012
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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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 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 Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
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              Explore the world of astronomy with key quotes and bold graphics to illustrate over 100 of the universe's biggest ideas. The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Venture from ancient speculations about the nature of the universe, to the mind-boggl...ing theories of recent science, including those of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Learn about the incredible histories of Halley's comet, Hubble's telescope, and NASA's modern-day trailblazing, as well as the discoveries of famous figures including Ptolemy, Isaac Newton, Walter Adams, Carl Sagan, and Alan Stern. The Astronomy Book, part of DK's bestselling Big Ideas series, is is the perfect introduction to our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos.
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              ISBN 9780241225936
              Released NZ 28 Aug 2017
              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 (EPUB ebook)

              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 ebook 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 9780241403037
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              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Released NZ 4 Apr 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Bible Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
                

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

              Learn more about the ideas and beliefs key to the teachings of the most widely printed religious book of all time, in this perfect introduction to The Bible. The Bible Book features breakdowns of some of the most well-known passages ever written from The Bible. Looking at more th...an 100 of the most important Old and New Testament stories through beautiful and easy-to-follow spreads, The Bible Book profiles key figures, from Adam and Eve to Peter and Paul, locations, such as Jerusalem and Rome and essential theological theories, like the Trinity, to help create a clear insight into Christianity. Packed with biblical quotes, flowcharts and infographics explaining significant concepts clearly and simply, The Bible Book is perfect for anyone with an interest in religion.
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              ISBN 9780241350744
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              Language en
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              Loan Credits 36
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              The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
                

              The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (EPUB ebook)

              From Mozart to Mendelssohn, this comprehensive guide to classical music history and classical music biography is the perfect latest addition to the bestselling Big Ideas series.Easy to understand and clear to follow, this history of classical music explores and explains music the...ory and the impact of seminal pieces, while also providing fascinating stories about the lives of crucial composers and performers. Including an insightful foreword by Katie Derham, The Classical Music Book analyses over 90 works by famous composers. From Thomas Tallis in the early period to baroque masters like Bach and Handel, to the classical genius of Beethoven and Wagner and beyond to the modern day, The Classical Music Book explores the key ideas underpinning the world's greatest classical compositions and musical traditions, and defines their importance to the musical canon, placing them into their wider social, cultural, and historical context.The unique approach to the subject makes this book the perfect classical music guide for everyone. Regardless of whether you are relatively new to the subject and want to learn or if you are a classical music aficionado, there is plenty to discover in The Classical Music Book.
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              ISBN 9780241373217
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              Language en
              Released NZ 4 Dec 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
              Ebook Terms Dorling Kindersley titles are sold with a 1 year time limit or 36 loans. view?
              Loan Credits 36
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              The Sociology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Sociology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Part of the popular Big Ideas series, this book introduces you to the subject that tells you all about what society is and what makes it tick. It includes over 80 ideas from the world's renowned sociologists, covering topics as diverse as issues of equality, diversity, identity a...nd human rights; the effects of globalization; and more.
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              ISBN 9780241182291
              Released NZ 24 Jun 2015
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Bible Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Bible Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Consultant editor Philips, Benjamin; Schneider, Tammi J.

              • RRP: $48.00
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              Learn more about the ideas and beliefs key to the teachings of the most widely printed religious book of all time, in this perfect introduction to The Bible. The Bible Book features breakdowns of some of the most well-known passages ever written from The Bible. Looking at more th...an 100 of the most important Old and New Testament stories through beautiful and easy-to-follow spreads, The Bible Book profiles key figures, from Adam and Eve to Peter and Paul, locations, such as Jerusalem and Rome and essential theological theories, like the Trinity, to help create a clear insight into Christianity. Packed with biblical quotes, flowcharts and infographics explaining significant concepts clearly and simply, The Bible Book is perfect for anyone with an interest in religion.
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              ISBN 9780241301906
              Released NZ 12 Feb 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Philosophy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Philosophy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

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              A guide to more than 2,000 years of thought. It covers the topics ranging from moral ethics to philosophies of religion.

              ISBN 9781405353298
              Released NZ 31 Jan 2011
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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