The Complete Idiot S Guide To U S History Graphic Illustrated

Author: Kenneth Hite
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110106028X
Size: 78.20 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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History comes alive! Presented in a high-impact, graphic novel format, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to U.S. History, Graphic Illustrated is a visually exciting and easy-to- understand alternative to boring textbooks. Innovative design and lively illustrations transport readers back in time to witness these events and more: *The changing lives of the Native Americans *The abolishment of slavery *The achievement of suffrage *The scandals, wars, and assassinations of the twentieth century *America's famous and infamous historical figures

The Complete Idiot S Guide To American History

Author: Alan Axelrod
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592578696
Size: 67.64 MB
Format: PDF
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Discusses American history from prehistory through 2006, including brief biographical sketches of historical figures and events from popular culture.


Author: Marv Wolfman
Publisher: Nachshon Press, LLC
ISBN: 9780977150717
Size: 36.21 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In graphic novel format, presents four thousand years of Jewish history culminating in the modern state of Israel.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Yoga

Author: Joan Budilovsky
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780028644677
Size: 63.51 MB
Format: PDF
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Yoga, Third Edition walks readers through the basics of stretching, breathing, and meditation. This third edition is completely reformatted to include twice as many illustrations (300+)! A must-have for anyone interested in giving yoga a try-non-intimidating and easy-to-follow exercise

The Complete Idiot S Guide To The Middle Ages

Author: Timothy Charles Hall
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592578313
Size: 68.70 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Middle Ages - the period of time in European history that began in the year 550 and ended in 1500 with the Renaissance - has also been called the Medieval or Feudal era. Some consider it the Age of Religion - but to many it's the Dark Ages, a term first coined by Petrarch. The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Middle Agesgives readers the beginning, middle, and end of the era, starting with the fall of the Roman Empire and ending with the light at the end of the tunnel, the Renaissance. In between, readers learn about: As the Romans fall, the Barbarians rise, but a small light remains in the Byzantine and Islamic worlds Charlemagne, Pippin, and the last of the long-haired kings Serfing through the storms-Arabs, Magyars, Vikings, and Anglo-Saxon invaders A day in the life of ... a king, a knight, a lord, a townsman, a serf, and a woman Politics and the Church The Reconquista in Spain, the Crusades, and Joan of Arc at the stake When it was Dark it was dark-hunger, plague, war, and financial collapse Ancients versus moderns and the dawn of a new age A timeline, a who's who, and even more light-further reading and the Middle Ages in film

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Creating A Graphic Novel 2nd Edition

Author: Nat Gertler
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101155213
Size: 44.84 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Graphic novel guidance from two experts in the field. Here is a clear, beginning-to-end guide to creating a graphic novel, from developing a concept to getting it to readers. Heavily illustrated, this book explains the tools used, demonstrates techniques, and offers tricks of the trade. Writers and illustrators alike will find it the best overall introduction to the world of graphic novels. ?New edition features a larger format with expanded illustrations. ?Publishers Weekly reports graphic novel sales in the U.S. and Canada at $375 million in 2007, quintuple sales from 2001, while in 2008, United Press International reports, graphic novel business is booming. ?Well-known author in the graphic novel community, both Eisner Award nominees

The Complete Idiot S Guide To String Theory

Author: George Musser
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101029358
Size: 29.59 MB
Format: PDF
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Everything is connected... We''re living in the midst of a scientific revolution that''s captured the general public''s attention and imagination. The aim of this new revolution is to develop a "theory of everything"- -- a set of laws of physics that will explain all that can be explained, ranging from the tiniest subatomic particle to the universe as a whole. Here, readers will learn the ideas behind the theories, and their effects upon our world, our civilization, and ourselves.


Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465407804
Size: 64.72 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Tracing the evolution of fashion-from the early draped fabrics of ancient times to the catwalk couture of today, Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style is a stunningly illustrated guide to more than three thousand years of shifting trends and innovative developments in the world of clothing. With a wealth of breathtaking spreads-from ancient Egyptian dress to Space Age Fashion and Grunge-and information on icons like Marie Antoinette, Clara Bow, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Alexander McQueen, Fashion will captivate anyone interested in style-whether it's the fashion-mad teen in Tokyo, the wannabe designer in college, or the fashionista intrigued by the violent origins of the stiletto and the birth of bling.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To World History 2nd Edition

Author: Timothy C. Hall, M.A.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101556188
Size: 55.28 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Puts world events in a context that is relevant for today's students and casual readers Updated to include the significant events from the past several years