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James Morier A journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia minor, to Constantinople, in the years 1808 and 1809 James Morier A journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia minor, to Constantinople, in the years 1808 and 1809 Новинка

James Morier A journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia minor, to Constantinople, in the years 1808 and 1809

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Полный вариант заголовка: «A journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia minor, to Constantinople, in the years 1808 and 1809 : in which is included, some account of the proceedings of His Majesty's mission, under Sir Harford Jones, to the court of the King of Persia : with 25 engravings from the designs of the author, a plate of inscriptions / by James Morier ; and 3 maps, from the observations of captain James Sutherland, and 2 drawn by Mr. Morier, and major Rennell».
James Morier A second journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia minor, to Constantinople, in the years 1810 and 1816 James Morier A second journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia minor, to Constantinople, in the years 1810 and 1816 Новинка

James Morier A second journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia minor, to Constantinople, in the years 1810 and 1816

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Полный вариант заголовка: «A second journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia minor, to Constantinople, in the years 1810 and 1816 : with a journal of the voyage by the Brazils and Bombay to the Persian Gulf : together with an account of the proceedings of His Majesty's embassy under His Excellency Sir Gore Ouseley : with 2 maps, and engravings from the designs of the author / by James Morier».
Barbara Bond Great Escapes: The story of MI9’s Second World War escape and evasion maps Barbara Bond Great Escapes: The story of MI9’s Second World War escape and evasion maps Новинка

Barbara Bond Great Escapes: The story of MI9’s Second World War escape and evasion maps

1391.85 руб.
The definitive history of MI9's emergency escape and evasion mapping programme and the contribution the maps made to victory in 1945. Fascinating stories of secret maps used by prisoners of World War II.The creation of MI9 in December 1939, the rationale for the new military intelligence branch and the context of the history of military mapping on silk is outlined. The map production programme is described, together with its progress and the challenges faced. The various groups of maps are identified and described, together with the source maps on which they were based.The ingenious methods of smuggling the maps into the camps, with other escape aids, in apparently innocuous leisure items are described. The maps were then copied and reproduced to support the escapes. Coded correspondence with the camps is discussed, and a successful deciphering of some of that correspondence is provided. The implications for the escape and evasion programme were considerable, but so too were the implications of the passage of intelligence from the camps to aid the war effort, a factor apparently largely overlooked.• Historical Background and the Creation of MI9• The map production programme and the compilation of a carto-bibliography• Escape Aids and Communication with the Camps• Coded Correspondence• Airey Neave and the Schaffhausen Salient• the Baltic ports and maps produced in the camps
Henry Ellis Journal of the proceedings of the late embassy to China Henry Ellis Journal of the proceedings of the late embassy to China Новинка

Henry Ellis Journal of the proceedings of the late embassy to China

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Полный вариант заголовка: «Journal of the proceedings of the late embassy to China : comprising a correct narrative of the public transactions of the embassy, of the voyage to and from China, and of the journey from the mouth of the Pei-Ho to the return to Canton. Interspersed wih observations upon the face of the country, the polity, moral character, and manners of the Chinese nation. The whole illustrated by maps and drawings / by Henry Ellis».
Miller John F. A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid Miller John F. A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid Новинка

Miller John F. A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid

15505.49 руб.
A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid presents more than 30 original essays written by leading scholars revealing the rich diversity of critical engagement with Ovid’s poetry that spans the Western tradition from antiquity to the present day. Offers innovative perspectives on Ovid’s poetry and its reception from antiquity to the present day Features contributions from more than 30 leading scholars in the Humanities. Introduces familiar and unfamiliar figures in the history of Ovidian reception. Demonstrates the enduring and transformative power of Ovid’s poetry into modern times.
Betine van Zyl Smit A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Drama Betine van Zyl Smit A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Drama Новинка

Betine van Zyl Smit A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Drama

4020.75 руб.
A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Drama offers a series of original essays that represent a comprehensive overview of the global reception of ancient Greek tragedies and comedies from antiquity to the present day. Represents the first volume to offer a complete overview of the reception of ancient drama from antiquity to the present Covers the translation, transmission, performance, production, and adaptation of Greek tragedy from the time the plays were first created in ancient Athens through the 21st century Features overviews of the history of the reception of Greek drama in most countries of the world Includes chapters covering the reception of Greek drama in modern opera and film
Mary Holderness Journey from Riga to the Crimea Mary Holderness Journey from Riga to the Crimea Новинка

Mary Holderness Journey from Riga to the Crimea

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Полный вариант заголовка: «Journey from Riga to the Crimea : by way of Kiev : with some account of the colonization, and the manners and customs of the colonists of New Russia : to which are added, Notes relating to the Crim Tatars / by Mary Holderness».
John Dundas Cochrane Narrative of a pedestrian journey through Russia and Siberian Tartary, from the frontiers of China to the Frozen sea and Kamchatka. Vol. 1 John Dundas Cochrane Narrative of a pedestrian journey through Russia and Siberian Tartary, from the frontiers of China to the Frozen sea and Kamchatka. Vol. 1 Новинка

John Dundas Cochrane Narrative of a pedestrian journey through Russia and Siberian Tartary, from the frontiers of China to the Frozen sea and Kamchatka. Vol. 1

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Полный вариант заголовка: «Narrative of a pedestrian journey through Russia and Siberian Tartary, from the frontiers of China to the Frozen sea and Kamchatka. Vol. 1 / by capt. John Dundas Cochrane».
John Dundas Cochrane Narrative of a pedestrian journey through Russia and Siberian Tartary, from the frontiers of China to the Frozen sea and Kamchatka. Vol. 2 John Dundas Cochrane Narrative of a pedestrian journey through Russia and Siberian Tartary, from the frontiers of China to the Frozen sea and Kamchatka. Vol. 2 Новинка

John Dundas Cochrane Narrative of a pedestrian journey through Russia and Siberian Tartary, from the frontiers of China to the Frozen sea and Kamchatka. Vol. 2

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Полный вариант заголовка: «Narrative of a pedestrian journey through Russia and Siberian Tartary, from the frontiers of China to the Frozen sea and Kamtchatka. Vol. 2 / by capt. John Dundas Cochrane».
M. A. R. Habib Literary Criticism from Plato to the Present. An Introduction M. A. R. Habib Literary Criticism from Plato to the Present. An Introduction Новинка

M. A. R. Habib Literary Criticism from Plato to the Present. An Introduction

2156.65 руб.
Literary Criticism from Plato to the Present provides a concise and authoritative overview of the development of Western literary criticism and theory from the Classical period to the present day An indispensable and intellectually stimulating introduction to the history of literary criticism and theory Introduces the major movements, figures, and texts of literary criticism Provides historical context and shows the interconnections between various theories An ideal text for all students of literature and criticism
M. A. R. Habib Literary Criticism from Plato to the Present. An Introduction M. A. R. Habib Literary Criticism from Plato to the Present. An Introduction Новинка

M. A. R. Habib Literary Criticism from Plato to the Present. An Introduction

8048.45 руб.
Literary Criticism from Plato to the Present provides a concise and authoritative overview of the development of Western literary criticism and theory from the Classical period to the present day An indispensable and intellectually stimulating introduction to the history of literary criticism and theory Introduces the major movements, figures, and texts of literary criticism Provides historical context and shows the interconnections between various theories An ideal text for all students of literature and criticism
Peter Ginn Full Steam Ahead: How the Railways Made Britain Peter Ginn Full Steam Ahead: How the Railways Made Britain Новинка

Peter Ginn Full Steam Ahead: How the Railways Made Britain

1156.77 руб.
The Age of Railways was an era of extraordinary change which utterly transformed every aspect of British life – from trade and transportation to health and recreation.Full Steam Ahead reveals how the world we live in today is entirely shaped by the rail network, charting the glorious evolution of rail transportation and how it left its mark on every aspect of life, landscape and culture. Peter Ginn and Ruth Goodman brilliantly bring this revolution to life in their trademark style which engages and captivates. They explore the everyday lives and the intangible ephemeral history that make up the stories of the people who built, worked and were affected by the railways. From the very first steam train to the infrastructure that is still used in part today, they look at the men, women and children who lived and sometimes died constructing Britain's railway heritage.As they trace the emergence of the Industrial Revolution across the country, the authors discover a hidden layer of social history, using rail transportation as a backdrop to reveal Britain’s radical change in social attitudes and culture across the 19th and early 20th centuries, including the rise of the working class, women’s rights, industrial growth, economic decline, warfare and the birth of the great British holiday. They tell the stories of the historic characters whose lives were changed by this radical mode of transport.Beautifully illustrated with photographs and artwork throughout, Full Steam Ahead is a passionate, charming and insightful look at Britain through the lens of one of its most momentous eras.
Colson Whitehead John Henry Days Colson Whitehead John Henry Days Новинка

Colson Whitehead John Henry Days

578.96 руб.
From the author of ‘The Underground Railroad’, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and Longlisted for the 2017 Man Booker Prize.‘John Henry Days’ is a novel of extraordinary scope and mythic power. It established Colson Whitehead as a pre-eminent American writer of our time.Building the railways that made America, John Henry died with a hammer in his hand moments after competing against a steam drill in a battle of endurance. The story of his death made him a legend.Over a century later, J. Sutter, a freelance journalist and accomplished expense account abuser, is sent to West Virginia to cover the launch of a new postage stamp at the first 'John Henry Days' festival.John Henry Days is a work of extraordinary scope, revealing how a nation creates its present through the stories it tells of its past.
Usborne Children`s Picture Atlas Usborne Children`s Picture Atlas Новинка

Usborne Children`s Picture Atlas

1939 руб.
This picture atlas takes young readers on a visual journey around the world, from the hot plains of Africa, to the frozen tundra of the Artic. Detailed pictorial maps reveal the richness and diversity of human and animal life around the world. .
Philip Wilkinson The British Monarchy For Dummies Philip Wilkinson The British Monarchy For Dummies Новинка

Philip Wilkinson The British Monarchy For Dummies

1285.37 руб.
Includes insights into the lives of the current royal family Britain's heritage told through the colourful lives of its kings and queens The monarchy is at the heart of British life. If you're going to understand Britain and its history, you need to understand the story of its royal family. This lively guide walks you through the history of the British monarchy from the earliest times to the present day and covers the colourful characters, extraordinary events, power struggles, and politics that have shaped one of the most famous institutions in the world. Discover The origins of the British monarchy How the monarchy works The relationship between the royal family and the general public How the role of the monarch has changed over time What the monarch and the rest of the royal family do all day
Jean-Christophe Plantin Participatory Mapping. New Data, New Cartography Jean-Christophe Plantin Participatory Mapping. New Data, New Cartography Новинка

Jean-Christophe Plantin Participatory Mapping. New Data, New Cartography

6805.15 руб.
This book is intended for applications of online digital mapping, called mashups (or composite application), and to analyze the mapping practices in online socio-technical controversies. The hypothesis put forward is that the ability to create an online map accompanies the formation of online audience and provides support for a position in a debate on the Web. The first part provides a study of the map: – a combination of map and statistical reason – crosses between map theories and CIS theories – recent developments in scanning the map, from Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Web map. The second part is based on a corpus of twenty «mashup» maps, and offers a techno-semiotic analysis highlighting the «thickness of the mediation» they are in a process of communication on the Web. Map as a device to «make do» is thus replaced through these stages of creation, ranging from digital data in their viewing, before describing the construction of the map as a tool for visual evidence in public debates, and ending with an analysis of the delegation action against Internet users. The third section provides an analysis of these mapping practices in the case study of the controversy over nuclear radiation following the accident at the Fukushima plant on March 11, 2011. Techno-semiotic method applied to this corpus of radiation map is supplemented by an analysis of web graphs, derived from «digital methods» and graph theory, accompanying the analysis of the previous steps maps (creating Geiger data or retrieving files online), but also their movement, once maps are made.
John Bell Travels from St. Petersburg in Russia to diverse parts of Asia. Vol. 2 John Bell Travels from St. Petersburg in Russia to diverse parts of Asia. Vol. 2 Новинка

John Bell Travels from St. Petersburg in Russia to diverse parts of Asia. Vol. 2

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Полный вариант заголовка: «Travels from St. Petersburg, in Russia, to diverse parts of Asia : Vol. 2 : The continuation of the journey between Mosco and Pekin. To which is added (with special t.p.) a translation of the Journal of Mr. de Lange, resident of Russia at the court of Pekin, in the years 1721 & 1722. A journey from Mosco to Derbent in Persia, in the year 1722. A journey from St. Petersburg to Constantinople in the years 1737 and 1738. : in 2 vol.».
Malcolm Swanston How to Draw a Map Malcolm Swanston How to Draw a Map Новинка

Malcolm Swanston How to Draw a Map

928.13 руб.
How to Draw a Map is a fascinating meditation on the centuries-old art of map-making, from the first astronomical maps to the sophisticated GPS guides of today.Maps have influenced humanity in many unexpected ways: life, death, sexual reproduction, espionage, war and peace. How to Draw a Map traces the story of mapmaking – cartography – from the first scratchings on the cave wall to the detailed high-tech ‘navigator’. This is the story of human conceptions, often misconceptions, of our world. It is also a very personal story about a mapmaker’s journey through life – the exciting new perspectives and the occasional misadventures.Over the last 5,000 years societies and empires have risen and fallen; most, if not all, attempt to record their own visions of our world. In the 15th century, Europeans developed a global reach with their oceanic ships, exploring outward into the world, revealing new possibilities, peoples and opportunities. Mapmakers recorded this journey, revealing to us a window into past triumphs and disasters. The story continues into our own day when diplomats carve up our globe, presenting what we now see as the ‘modern’ world.In How to Draw a Map, father and son cartographers Alexander and Malcolm Swanston demonstrate the skill, creativity and care involved in the timeless art of creating maps – and what these artefacts reveal about the legion of mapmakers who went before us.
100 Years of London (In Pictures) 100 Years of London (In Pictures) Новинка

100 Years of London (In Pictures)

1346 руб.
100 Years of London presents a visual record of London at its best and worst, from the armistice at the end of World War I through to the modern day. The story is told through 300 photographs from the Press Association's vast archives. Hand-picked by their own archivists, many of these pictures remained archived and unseen for years after they were first published in the newspapers and magazines of their day. Collected here in a new edition, they present an evocative and visual journey through the modern history that has made London the city it is today.
Jonas Hanway An historical account of the British trade over the Caspian Sea. Vol. 1 Jonas Hanway An historical account of the British trade over the Caspian Sea. Vol. 1 Новинка

Jonas Hanway An historical account of the British trade over the Caspian Sea. Vol. 1

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Полный вариант заголовка: «An historical account of the British trade over the Caspian Sea : Vol. 1 : with the author's journal of travels from England through Russia into Persia : and back through Russia, Germany and Holland : to which are added, the revolutions of Persia during the present century, with the particular history of the great usurper Nadir Kouli : illuftrated with maps and copper-plates : in 2 volumes / by Jonas Hanway».
Jean-Louis Boulanger Formal Methods Applied to Industrial Complex Systems Jean-Louis Boulanger Formal Methods Applied to Industrial Complex Systems Новинка

Jean-Louis Boulanger Formal Methods Applied to Industrial Complex Systems

13974.76 руб.
A presentation of real examples of industrial uses for formal methods such as SCADE, the B-Method, ControlBuild, Matelo, etc. in various fields, such as railways, aeronautics, and the automotive industry, the purpose of this book is to present a summary of experience on the use of these “formal methods” (such as proof and model-checking) in industrial examples of complex systems. It is based on the experience of people who are currently involved in the creation and evaluation of safety critical system software. The involvement of people from within the industry allows us to avoid the usual problems of confidentiality which could arise and thus enables us to supply new useful information (photos, architecture plans, real examples, etc.).
William Francklin Inquiry concerning the site of ancient Palibothra. P. 3 William Francklin Inquiry concerning the site of ancient Palibothra. P. 3 Новинка

William Francklin Inquiry concerning the site of ancient Palibothra. P. 3

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Полный вариант заголовка: «Inquiry concerning the site of ancient Palibothra : Part 3 : containing a continuation of the journey from Deo Ghur to the passes on the Ramghur frontier and from Thence to Sooruj Ghurra on the Ganges through the Kurruckpore hills / by William Francklin».
Kern Kevin F. Ohio. A History of the Buckeye State Kern Kevin F. Ohio. A History of the Buckeye State Новинка

Kern Kevin F. Ohio. A History of the Buckeye State

10335.71 руб.
Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State explores the breadth of Ohio’s past, tracing the course of history from its earliest geological periods to the present day in an accessible, single-volume format. Features the most up-to-date research on Ohio, drawing on material in the disciplines of history, archaeology, and political science Includes thematic chapters focusing on major social, economic, and political trends Amply illustrated with maps, drawings, and photographs Receipient of the Ohio Geneological Society's Henry Howe Award in 2014
Platt Richard Through Time: London Platt Richard Through Time: London Новинка

Platt Richard Through Time: London

1078 руб.
Through Time: London follows the story of the historic capital from its Celtic origins right up to the present - including the settlement of the Romans, the Anglo-Saxon era, the Viking invasion, and the growth of medieval London in Norman times. The book explores major events in London's history, such as the plague, the Blitz and preparations for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Martin Dodge Classics in Cartography. Reflections on influential articles from Cartographica Martin Dodge Classics in Cartography. Reflections on influential articles from Cartographica Новинка

Martin Dodge Classics in Cartography. Reflections on influential articles from Cartographica

10459.38 руб.
Classics in Cartography provides an intellectually-driven reinterpretation of a selection of ten touchstone articles in the development of mapping scholarship over the last four decades. The ‘classics’ are drawn exclusively from the international peer-review journal Cartographica and are reprinted in full here. They are accompanied by newly commissioned reflective essays by the original article authors, and other eminent scholars, to provide fresh interpretation of the meaning of the ideas presented and their wider, lasting impact on cartographic research. The book provides an equal balance of influential articles from the past and current commentaries which highlight their impact and current context. Read in combination the original ‘classic’ articles and these new reflective essays demonstrate how cartography works as a powerful representational form and explores how various different aspects of mapping practice have been conceptualized by an influential set of academic researchers. Collates ‘classic’ articles from four decades of the journal Cartographica Brings key articles up-to-date with contemporary interpretative essays by the leading scholars in mapping research Themes covered are the epistemological of mapping practice, the ontological underpinnings of cartographic representation, and the contested societal implications of maps Evaluates the progression of the field of cartographic research and demonstrates how new theoretical ideas originate, develop and circulate Provides a signpost for students and new researchers on the key articles in cartography to read and reflect upon
Martin Dodge Classics in Cartography. Reflections on influential articles from Cartographica Martin Dodge Classics in Cartography. Reflections on influential articles from Cartographica Новинка

Martin Dodge Classics in Cartography. Reflections on influential articles from Cartographica

11030.16 руб.
Classics in Cartography provides an intellectually-driven reinterpretation of a selection of ten touchstone articles in the development of mapping scholarship over the last four decades. The ‘classics’ are drawn exclusively from the international peer-review journal Cartographica and are reprinted in full here. They are accompanied by newly commissioned reflective essays by the original article authors, and other eminent scholars, to provide fresh interpretation of the meaning of the ideas presented and their wider, lasting impact on cartographic research. The book provides an equal balance of influential articles from the past and current commentaries which highlight their impact and current context. Read in combination the original ‘classic’ articles and these new reflective essays demonstrate how cartography works as a powerful representational form and explores how various different aspects of mapping practice have been conceptualized by an influential set of academic researchers. Collates ‘classic’ articles from four decades of the journal Cartographica Brings key articles up-to-date with contemporary interpretative essays by the leading scholars in mapping research Themes covered are the epistemological of mapping practice, the ontological underpinnings of cartographic representation, and the contested societal implications of maps Evaluates the progression of the field of cartographic research and demonstrates how new theoretical ideas originate, develop and circulate Provides a signpost for students and new researchers on the key articles in cartography to read and reflect upon
Ward Andrew, Williams John Football Nation Ward Andrew, Williams John Football Nation Новинка

Ward Andrew, Williams John Football Nation

600 руб.
Football is at the heart of British national identity. Through more than forty fascinating stories, Football Nation reveals the hidden and not-so-hidden history of the game since 1945. From the mass audiences of austerity Britain when footballers were amateurs, through the arrival of the Premiership after the Hillsborough disaster, to the present day when top-flight players command a higher weekly wage than the average spectator earns in a year, Football Nation offers an entirely fresh perspective on the history of the beautiful game in Britain.
Alan McPherson A Short History of U.S. Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean Alan McPherson A Short History of U.S. Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean Новинка

Alan McPherson A Short History of U.S. Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean

2191.56 руб.
A Short History of U.S. Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean presents a concise account of the full sweep of U.S. military invasions and interventions in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean from 1800 up to the present day. Engages in debates about the economic, military, political, and cultural motives that shaped U.S. interventions in Cuba, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Panama, Guatemala, Mexico, and elsewhere Deals with incidents that range from the taking of Florida to the Mexican War, the War of 1898, the Veracruz incident of 1914, the Bay of Pigs, and the 1989 invasion of Panama Features also the responses of Latin American countries to U.S. involvement Features unique coverage of 19th century interventions as well as 20th century incidents, and includes a series of helpful maps and illustrations
Michael Portillo Great British Railway Journeys Michael Portillo Great British Railway Journeys Новинка

Michael Portillo Great British Railway Journeys

811.51 руб.
The Sunday Times BestsellerA glorious insight into Britain over the last 150 years – its history, landscape and people – from the window of Britain’s many and magnificent railway journeys.Inspired by George Bradshaw, a 19th-century cartographer who mapped Britain’s railways as they sprung up around him, Charlie Bunce and Michael Portillo take a journey along nine classic British railway routes and surround themselves with the history, the charm and the people at the heart of the railways.More than just a practical mode of transport, Britain’s railways are richly representative and evocative of British society and how it has developed over the last 150 years. Symbols of progress and change, they tell of remarkable breakthroughs in technology, industry and travel. Iconic in their design they have both made a distinctive impact on Britain’s landscape and opened it up to millions of people who, through train journeys alone, became acquainted with wonderful new places and sights. And as fond staples of childhood experiences they evoke deep, memorable feelings of nostalgia, of holidays and home.Great British Train Journeys is a passionate, charming and insightful look at Britain from a window seat: a compelling read for all who look forward to travelling by train.
Medicine: The Definitive Illustrated History Medicine: The Definitive Illustrated History Новинка

Medicine: The Definitive Illustrated History

1503 руб.
Medicine tells the fascinating history of medicine through the ages to the present day. Follow the greatest stories of medicine and its breakthroughs, with incredible coverage of disease, drugs, treatment, and cures.Medicine covers the gory pitfalls and miraculous breakthroughs of medical history from trepanning, bloodletting, and body snatching to brand new developments in IVF and gene therapy with compelling stories and stunning illustrations. Clear diagrams explain major diseases such as cancer, and trace the progression of medical treatment through the centuries, from ancient healers and herbalists to scurvy and smallpox, and the World Wars to modern psychiatry.Perfect for adults and students alike, and anyone interested in the fascinating medical history of the world, Medicine is the definitive visual history of our health.
Анна Радклиф A journey, made in the summer of 1794 through Holland and the Western frontier of Germany Анна Радклиф A journey, made in the summer of 1794 through Holland and the Western frontier of Germany Новинка

Анна Радклиф A journey, made in the summer of 1794 through Holland and the Western frontier of Germany

0 руб.
Полный вариант заголовка: «A journey made in the summer of 1794, through Holland and the western frontier of Germany with a return down the Rhine: to which are added Observations during a tour to the lakes of Lancashire, Westmoreland, and Cumberland / By Ann Radcliffe».
Charles Colville Frankland Travels to and from Constantinople in 1827 and 1828. Vol. 2 Charles Colville Frankland Travels to and from Constantinople in 1827 and 1828. Vol. 2 Новинка

Charles Colville Frankland Travels to and from Constantinople in 1827 and 1828. Vol. 2

0 руб.
Полный вариант заголовка: «Travels to and from Constantinople in 1827 and 1828, or Personal narrative of a journey from Vienna, through Hungary, Transylvania, Wallaghia, Bulgaria, and Roumelia, to Constantinople, and from that city to the capital of Austria, by the Dardanelles, Tenedos, the Plains of Troy, Smyrna, Napoli di Romania, Athens, Cyprus, Syria, Alexandria, etc. Vol. 2».
Hegarty Patricia Bee: Nature's Tiny Miracle (PB) Hegarty Patricia Bee: Nature's Tiny Miracle (PB) Новинка

Hegarty Patricia Bee: Nature's Tiny Miracle (PB)

942 руб.
A wonder of nature is about to unfold... Turn the pages to follow the miraculous little bee and it's journey from flower to flower in this delightful peep-through picture book. Brought to life by the lyrical text and stunning artwork from the award-winning Britta Teckentrup, the miracle of pollination will amaze and entertain.
Harry Potter. A Journey Through History of Magic Harry Potter. A Journey Through History of Magic Новинка

Harry Potter. A Journey Through History of Magic

1982 руб.
An irresistible romp through the history of magic, from alchemy to unicorns, ancient witchcraft to Harry's Hogwarts - packed with unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, magical illustrations from Jim Kay and weird, wonderful and inspiring artefacts that have been magically released from the archives at the British Library. This spellbinding book takes readers on a journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, including Herbology, Defence Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, Divination and more. Discover the truth behind making the Philosopher's Stone, create your very own potion and uncover the secret of invisible ink. Learn all about the history of mandrake roots and dragons, discover what witches really used their brooms for, pore over incredible images of actual mermaids and read about real-life potions, astronomers and alchemists.
Charles Colville Frankland Travels to and from Constantinople in 1827 and 1828. Vol. 1 Charles Colville Frankland Travels to and from Constantinople in 1827 and 1828. Vol. 1 Новинка

Charles Colville Frankland Travels to and from Constantinople in 1827 and 1828. Vol. 1

0 руб.
Полный вариант заголовка: «Travels to and from Constantinople in 1827 and 1828, or Personal narrative of a journey from Vienna, through Hungary, Transylvania, Wallaghia, Bulgaria, and Roumelia, to Constantinople, and from that city to the capital of Austria, by the Dardanelles, Tenedos, the Plains of Troy, Smyrna, Napoli di Romania, Athens, Cyprus, Syria, Alexandria, etc. Vol. 1».
Coelho P. Aleph Coelho P. Aleph Новинка

Coelho P. Aleph

624 руб.
The new novel by the author of The Alchemist. Aleph marks a return to Paulo Coelho's beginnings. In a frank and surprising personal story, one of the world's most beloved authors embarks on a remarkable and transformative journey of self-discovery. Facing a grave crisis of faith, and seeking a path of spiritual renewal and growth, Paulo decides to start over: to travel, to experiment, to reconnect with people and the world. On this journey through Europe, Africa, and Asia, he will again meet Hilal - the woman he loved 500 years before - an encounter that will initiate a mystical voyage through time and space, through past and present, in search of himself. Aleph is an encounter with our fears and our sins; a search for love and forgiveness, and the courage to confront the inevitable challenges of life.
Jenkins Martin Life: The First Four Billion Years Jenkins Martin Life: The First Four Billion Years Новинка

Jenkins Martin Life: The First Four Billion Years

2270 руб.
Discover the greatest story ever told: the story of life on our planet, from the big bang to the dinosaurs and beyond. Before humans took their first steps, there were billions of years of vibrant and varied life on earth. Discover the fascinating story of our planet, from the formation of the universe to the first mammals, and all the incredible life that flourished in-between. Covering ice ages and fossils, life in the teeming primeval seas and the first life on land, the time of the dinosaurs and the rise of the mammals, Martin Jenkins navigates through millions of years of prehistory in enthralling and accessible style. With gorgeous art from the Kate Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator Grahame Baker Smith, this is a captivating journey through the life of our planet before we called it ours.
Coelho Paulo Aleph Coelho Paulo Aleph Новинка

Coelho Paulo Aleph

886 руб.
The new novel by the author of The Alchemist. Aleph marks a return to Paulo Coelhos beginnings. In a frank and surprising personal story, one of the worlds most beloved authors embarks on a remarkable and transformative journey of self- discovery. Facing a grave crisis of faith, and seeking a path of spiritual renewal and growth, Paulo decides to start over: to travel, to experiment, to reconnect with people and the world. On this journey through Europe, Africa, and Asia, he will again meet Hilal-the woman he loved 500 years before-an encounter that will initiate a mystical voyage through time and space, through past and present, in search of himself. Aleph is an encounter with our fears and our sins; a search for love and forgiveness, and the courage to confront the inevitable challenges of life.
Michael Szonyi A Companion to Chinese History Michael Szonyi A Companion to Chinese History Новинка

Michael Szonyi A Companion to Chinese History

14268.4 руб.
A Companion to Chinese History presents a collection of essays offering a comprehensive overview of the latest intellectual developments in the study of China’s history from the ancient past up until the present day. Covers the major trends in the study of Chinese history from antiquity to the present day Considers the latest scholarship of historians working in China and around the world Explores a variety of long-range questions and themes which serves to bridge the conventional divide between China’s traditional and modern eras Addresses China’s connections with other nations and regions and enables non-specialists to make comparisons with their own fields Features discussion of traditional topics and chronological approaches as well as newer themes such as Chinese history in relation to sexuality, national identity, and the environment
James Silk Buckingham Travels among the Arab tribes James Silk Buckingham Travels among the Arab tribes Новинка

James Silk Buckingham Travels among the Arab tribes

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Полный вариант заголовка: «Travels among the Arab tribes inhabiting the countries east of Syria and Palestine, including a journey from Nazareth to the mountains beyond the Dead Sea, and from thence through the plains of the Hauran to Bozra, Damascus, Tripoly, Lebanon, Baalbeck, and by the valley of the Orontes to Seleucia, Antioch, and Aleppo : With an appendix containing a refutation of certain unfounded calumnies industriously circulated against the author of this work, by Mr. Lewis Burckhardt, Mr. William John Bankes, and the Quarterly review».
Michael Portillo Great British Railway Journeys Text Only Michael Portillo Great British Railway Journeys Text Only Новинка

Michael Portillo Great British Railway Journeys Text Only

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TEXT ONLY EBThe Sunday Times BestsellerA glorious insight into Britain over the last 150 years – its history, landscape and people – from the window of Britain’s many and magnificent railway journeys.Inspired by George Bradshaw, a 19th-century cartographer who mapped Britain’s railways as they sprung up around him, Charlie Bunce and Michael Portillo take a journey along nine classic British railway routes and surround themselves with the history, the charm and the people at the heart of the railways.More than just a practical mode of transport, Britain’s railways are richly representative and evocative of British society and how it has developed over the last 150 years. Symbols of progress and change, they tell of remarkable breakthroughs in technology, industry and travel. Iconic in their design they have both made a distinctive impact on Britain’s landscape and opened it up to millions of people who, through train journeys alone, became acquainted with wonderful new places and sights. And as fond staples of childhood experiences they evoke deep, memorable feelings of nostalgia, of holidays and home.Great British Train Journeys is a passionate, charming and insightful look at Britain from a window seat: a compelling read for all who look forward to travelling by train.
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828 руб.
A funny, festive picture book about Paddington, the beloved, classic bear from darkest Peru. When the Browns take Paddington to the Christmas grotto at the local department store, their journey through the Winter Wonderland is full of unexpected surprises. But the best surprise is a present from Santa. After all, who else would find the perfect present for a bear like Paddington? Join Paddington on his festive adventure as he discovers why Santa Claus makes everyone's Christmas so special.
Randi Storch Working Hard for the American Dream. Workers and Their Unions, World War I to the Present Randi Storch Working Hard for the American Dream. Workers and Their Unions, World War I to the Present Новинка

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Working Hard for the American Dream examines the various economic, social, and political developments that shaped labor history in the United States from World War I until the present day. Presents an overview of labor history that also considers women workers, ethnic America, and post-World War II workers Incorporates the most recent scholarship in labor history Takes the story of labor up to the present day in a readable and accessible manner
Bond Michael Paddington and the Christmas Surprise Bond Michael Paddington and the Christmas Surprise Новинка

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828 руб.
A funny, festive picture book about Paddington, the beloved, classic bear from darkest Peru. When the Browns take Paddington to the Christmas grotto at the local department store, their journey through the Winter Wonderland is full of unexpected surprises. But the best surprise is a present from Santa. After all, who else would find the perfect present for a bear like Paddington? Join Paddington on his festive adventure as he discovers why Santa Claus makes everyone's Christmas so special.
Dennis Thompson Developmental Psychology in Historical Perspective Dennis Thompson Developmental Psychology in Historical Perspective Новинка

Dennis Thompson Developmental Psychology in Historical Perspective

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This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the history of developmental psychology, from the pre-scientific era to the present day. Covers the first research published in Germany, America, and France during the late 19th century Examines the work and influence of key international scholars in the area Incorporates the contributions of psychologists from diverse backgrounds Pays attention to the historical research on development in adulthood and old age Highlights the relationship between the growth of developmental psychology and renewed interest in child-rearing practices
Leger Grindon The Hollywood Romantic Comedy. Conventions, History and Controversies Leger Grindon The Hollywood Romantic Comedy. Conventions, History and Controversies Новинка

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The most up-to-date study of the Hollywood romantic comedy film, from the development of sound to the twenty-first century, this book examines the history and conventions of the genre and surveys the controversies arising from the critical responses to these films. Provides a detailed interpretation of important romantic comedy films from as early as 1932 to movies made in the twenty-first century Presents a full analysis of the range of romantic comedy conventions, including dramatic conflicts, characters, plots, settings, and the function of humor Develops a survey of romantic comedy movies and builds a canon of key films from Hollywood's classical era right up to the present day Chapters work as discrete studies as well as within the larger context of the book
Timothy Henderson J. Beyond Borders. A History of Mexican Migration to the United States Timothy Henderson J. Beyond Borders. A History of Mexican Migration to the United States Новинка

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Beyond Borders: A History of Mexican Migration to the United States details the origins and evolution of the movement of people from Mexico into the United States from the first significant flow across the border at the turn of the twentieth century up to the present day. Considers the issues from the perspectives of both the United States and Mexico Offers a reasoned assessment of the factors that drive Mexican immigration, explains why so many of the policies enacted in Washington have only worsened the problem, and suggests what policy options might prove more effective Argues that the problem of Mexican immigration can only be solved if Mexico and the United States work together to reduce the disequilibrium that propels Mexican immigrants to the United States
Barbara Hambly Mother of Winter Barbara Hambly Mother of Winter Новинка

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A RETURN TO THE REALM OF DARWATH…Five years after the departure of the Dark from Darwath strange occurrences begin to develop in the Vale of Renwath. There are geological upheavals and an increasing amount of 'slunch' – a heavy, inedible, juiceless fungus. Cave bears, woolly mammoths and sabretooths seem to be flocking to the area. Even stranger are the sightings of 'thaght’n' – creatures who possess a kind of magic which even magician Rudy Solis cannot defeat or deceive. Thus as Gil, who crossed the void from present day California, and her lover, the wizard Ingold, return to the Keep from the flooded delta city of Penambra, they realise that something is desperately wrong …Something, somewhere, is attempting to terraform the world by the use of magic: to accelerate the rate of chilling until the temperature reaches the point that it – whatever 'it' is – finds comfortable …
Helen Griffiths Coeliac Disease. Nursing Care and Management Helen Griffiths Coeliac Disease. Nursing Care and Management Новинка

Helen Griffiths Coeliac Disease. Nursing Care and Management

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Coeliac Disease: Nursing Care and Management provides nurses with the knowledge and evidence base to understand the impact of the diagnosis of Coeliac disease, and examine the long term treatment and management of the condition. The authors take the reader through an investigative journey from the history of the disease through its pathology, characteristics, diagnosis, treatment and management. Clinical case studies bring to life both the physical and psychosocial aspects of care of patients making this an ideal text for clinical nurse specialists, Gastroenterology nurses and Endoscopy nurses.
Далай-лама XIV Awakening the Mind, Lightening the Heart Далай-лама XIV Awakening the Mind, Lightening the Heart Новинка

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The Library of Tibet.The second volume in the prestigious Library of Tibet series.Building on, but independent from the first volume in the series (The Way to Freedom) Awakening the Mind, Lightening the Heart is a practical Buddhist instruction book to develop compassion in our daily lives through simple meditations that directly relate to past and present relationships.
Roy Grundmann American Film History. Selected Readings, 1960 to the Present Roy Grundmann American Film History. Selected Readings, 1960 to the Present Новинка

Roy Grundmann American Film History. Selected Readings, 1960 to the Present

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From the American underground film to the blockbuster superhero, this authoritative collection of introductory and specialized readings explores the core issues and developments in American cinematic history during the second half of the twentieth-century through the present day. Considers essential subjects that have shaped the American film industry—from the impact of television and CGI to the rise of independent and underground film; from the impact of the civil rights, feminist and LGBT movements to that of 9/11. Features a student-friendly structure dividing coverage into the periods 1960-1975, 1976-1990, and 1991 to the present day, each of which opens with an historical overview Brings together a rich and varied selection of contributions by established film scholars, combining broad historical, social, and political contexts with detailed analysis of individual films, including Midnight Cowboy, Nashville, Cat Ballou, Chicago, Back to the Future, Killer of Sheep, Daughters of the Dust, Nothing But a Man, Ali, Easy Rider, The Conversation, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Longtime Companion, The Matrix, The War Tapes, the Batman films, and selected avant-garde and documentary films, among many others. Additional online resources, such as sample syllabi, which include suggested readings and filmographies, for both general and specialized courses, will be available online. May be used alongside American Film History: Selected Readings, Origins to 1960 to provide an authoritative study of American cinema from its earliest days through the new millennium
Helen Griffiths Coeliac Disease. Nursing Care and Management Helen Griffiths Coeliac Disease. Nursing Care and Management Новинка

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4974.57 руб.
Coeliac Disease: Nursing Care and Management provides nurses with the knowledge and evidence base to understand the impact of the diagnosis of Coeliac disease, and examine the long term treatment and management of the condition. The authors take the reader through an investigative journey from the history of the disease through its pathology, characteristics, diagnosis, treatment and management. Clinical case studies bring to life both the physical and psychosocial aspects of care of patients making this an ideal text for clinical nurse specialists, Gastroenterology nurses and Endoscopy nurses.
Prasenjit Duara A Companion to Global Historical Thought Prasenjit Duara A Companion to Global Historical Thought Новинка

Prasenjit Duara A Companion to Global Historical Thought

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A Companion to Global Historical Thought provides an in-depth overview of the development of historical thinking from the earliest times to the present, across the world, directly addressing the issues of historical thought in a globalized context. Provides an overview of the development of historical thinking from the earliest times to the present, across the world, through essays written by a team of leading international scholars Complements the Companion to Western Historical Thought, placing non-Western perspectives on historiography at the center of the discussion Explores the different historical traditions that have shaped the discipline, and the challenges posed by modernity and globalization
Golden Reuel London. Portrait of a City Golden Reuel London. Portrait of a City Новинка

Golden Reuel London. Portrait of a City

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Samuel Johnson famously said that: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." London's remarkable history, architecture, landmarks, streets, style, cool, swagger, and stalwart residents are pictured in hundreds of compelling photographs sourced from a wide array of archives around the world. London is a vast sprawling metropolis, constantly evolving and growing, yet throughout its complex past and shifting present, the humor, unique character, and bulldog spirit of the people have stayed constant. This book salutes all those Londoners, their city, and its history. In addition to the wealth of images included in this book, many previously unpublished, London's history is told through hundreds of quotations, lively essays, and references from key movies, books, and records. From Victorian London to the Swinging 60s; from the Battle of Britain to Punk; from the Festival of Britain to the 2012 Olympics; from the foggy cobbled streets to the architectural masterpieces of the millennium; from rough pubs to private drinking clubs; from Royal Weddings to raves, from the charm of the East End to the wonders of the Westminster; from Chelsea girls to Hoxton hipsters; from the power to glory: in page after page of stunning photographs, reproduced big and bold like the city itself, London at last gets the photographic tribute it deserves.
The Ideas That Made America: A Brief History The Ideas That Made America: A Brief History Новинка

The Ideas That Made America: A Brief History

1960 руб.
Examines the history of American thought from the pre-contact period to the present day. Written by one of the most distinguished intellectual historians of her generation....
Dickens Charles The Uncommercial Traveller Dickens Charles The Uncommercial Traveller Новинка

Dickens Charles The Uncommercial Traveller

1138 руб.
Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. At the height of his career he wrote a series of sketches, mostly set in London, which he collected as The Uncommercial Traveller. Sometimes autobiographical, as childhood experiences are interwoven with adult memories, the sketches include visits to the Paris Morgue, the Liverpool docks, a workhouse, a school for poor children, and the theater. They also describe the perils of travel, including seasickness, shipwreck, the coming of the railways, and the wretchedness of dining in English hotels and restaurants.
Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Colour Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Colour Новинка

Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Colour

5830 руб.
A beautifully illustrated exploration of the significance of the colour pink in fashion, art and culture from the 18th century to the present day.
Roob Alexander Alchemy & Mysticism Roob Alexander Alchemy & Mysticism Новинка

Roob Alexander Alchemy & Mysticism

571 руб.
Издание на английском языке A fantastic journey through the history of esoteric lore The Hermetic Museum takes its readers on a magical mystery tour spanning an arc from the mediaeval cosmogram and images of Christian mysticism, through the fascinating world of alchemy to the art of the Romantic era. The enigmatic hieroglyphs of cabbalists, Rosicrucians and freemasons are shown to be closely linked with the early scientific illustrations in the fields of medicine, chemistry, optics, and color theory.

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Classics in Cartography provides an intellectually-driven reinterpretation of a selection of ten touchstone articles in the development of mapping scholarship over the last four decades. The ‘classics’ are drawn exclusively from the international peer-review journal Cartographica and are reprinted in full here. They are accompanied by newly commissioned reflective essays by the original article authors, and other eminent scholars, to provide fresh interpretation of the meaning of the ideas presented and their wider, lasting impact on cartographic research. The book provides an equal balance of influential articles from the past and current commentaries which highlight their impact and current context. Read in combination the original ‘classic’ articles and these new reflective essays demonstrate how cartography works as a powerful representational form and explores how various different aspects of mapping practice have been conceptualized by an influential set of academic researchers. Collates ‘classic’ articles from four decades of the journal Cartographica Brings key articles up-to-date with contemporary interpretative essays by the leading scholars in mapping research Themes covered are the epistemological of mapping practice, the ontological underpinnings of cartographic representation, and the contested societal implications of maps Evaluates the progression of the field of cartographic research and demonstrates how new theoretical ideas originate, develop and circulate Provides a signpost for students and new researchers on the key articles in cartography to read and reflect upon
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