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              The Sherlock Holmes Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Sherlock Holmes Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Editor-in-chief Davies, David Stuart; Forshaw, Barry

              • RRP: $61.50
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              Chronicles every case of the world's greatest detective and his assistant Dr Watson. This book explores every facet of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most memorable creation. It offers all you want to know about the sleuth and his stories.

              ISBN 9780241205914
              Released NZ 23 Sep 2015
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Literature Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Literature Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
              • $36.00
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              Documenting over 100 best-selling books, plays and poetry from all over the world, including Latin American and African fiction, this book encompasses celebrated masterpieces from the most renowned authors to have ever lived. It also offers a deeper look into the famed fiction of... Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde and more.
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              ISBN 9780241015469
              Released NZ 29 Feb 2016
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Business Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Business Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $50.00
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              Offers a guide to business, management and commerce. This book includes simple explanations and stylish infographics that open up the business world to even the complete novice. It covers inspirational business ideas, business strategy and alternative business models.

              ISBN 9781409341260
              Released NZ 16 Jan 2014
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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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 Medicine Book: Big Ideas Simple Explained
                

              The Medicine Book: Big Ideas Simple Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $61.50
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              • Pub Date
                4 Mar 21

              Immerse yourself in the history of medicine - a colourful story of skill and determination, trial and error, genius and luck. Charting the development of everything from Palaeolithic plant-based remedies to 21st-century breakthroughs such as gene manipulation, immunotherapy, and ...robotic surgery, The Medicine Book explores and explains more than 90 of the biggest milestones in medical history. Entries are packed with short, pithy explanations that cut through the jargon, step-by-step diagrams that untangle knotty scientific theories, memorable quotes, and witty illustrations. Learn about early, bloody, anaesthetic-free operations, marvel at the first crude surgical instruments, follow the painstaking detective work that led to the decoding of the human genome, and understand the role that therapies and drugs have played in the human quest to tame and conquer disease, injury, and even death. An engrossing illustrated history and tale of drama and discovery The Medicine Book celebrates the milestones of medical history across generations and cultures the world over.
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              ISBN 9780241471258
              Released NZ 4 Mar 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              Violence

              Violence (Paperback, Main)

              By Zizek, Slavoj

              • RRP: $28.99
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              Argues that the physical violence we see is often generated by the systemic violence that sustains our political and economic systems. With the help of eminent philosophers and frequent references to popular culture, this title examines the causes of violent outbreaks like those ...seen in Israel and Palestine and in terrorist acts around the world.
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              ISBN 9781846680274
              Released NZ 11 Feb 2009
              Publisher Profile Books Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Big Ideas
              Language (English)
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              Big Ideas: Drawing Animals

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

              By Scrace, Carolyn

              • RRP: $29.99
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              Starting with the simplest shapes, create an illustrated menagerie of animals, from the humble rooster to the king of the jungle--the lion--along with his cubs. See how to add layers of paint, develop texture and shadow, and achieve an expressive feel to the paint that really cap...tures these beautiful creatures' feathers and fur.
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              ISBN 9781912904433
              Released NZ 31 Oct 2019
              Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Islam Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Islam Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Omaar, Rageh

              • RRP: $53.00
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              This guide to Islam covers every aspect of the Muslim faith and its history--from the life of the Prophet Muhammad and the teachings of the Koran to Islam in the 21st century. Celebrating the scientific, literary, and artistic achievements of the Islamic Golden Age and the ideas ...of philosophers and theologians across the centuries, it opens a window on the Islamic world.
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              ISBN 9781465491480
              Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Science Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

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

              By DK

              • RRP: $38.99
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              An inventive visual take on astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics [with] eye-catching artwork, step-by-step diagrams, and illustrations that break down complicated ideas into manageable concepts --Provided by publisher.

              ISBN 9781465481221
              Released NZ 12 Feb 2019
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The History Book
                

              The History Book (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $42.50
              • $36.84
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              • Pub Date
                10 Nov 20

              From the dawn of civilization to the lightning-paced culture of today, take a fascinating journey through the most significant events in history and the big ideas behind each one. Bring history to life as you explore the Law Code of Hammurabi, the Renaissance, the American Revolu...tion, World War II, and much more. As part of DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, The History Book uses infographics and images to explain key ideas and themes. Biographies of key leaders, thinkers, and warriors, from Julius Caesar to Barack Obama, offer insight into their lives and further historical insight into these world-changing episodes. Perfect for an avid student or armchair historian, the clear explanations of ideologies behind events that have shaped our world into what it is today. The History Book makes the past 4,000 years of history accessible and provides enlightenment on the forces that shaped the world as we know it today, for students and history buffs alike. Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over 7 million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.
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              ISBN 9781465491398
              Released NZ 10 Nov 2020
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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