Tento praktický atlas ponúka možnosti na široké využitie. Je spracovaný na základe najnovších počítačových údajov. Okrem máp a podrobného registra zemepisných názvov v ňom nájdete mnoho údajov o planéte Zemi, o podnebiach a počasí aj o obyvateľstve sveta. Výstižné texty dopĺňajú zemepisné údaje z hľadiska histórie krajiny a jej obyvateľov. Navyše publikácia obsahuje CD ROM (MAC aj PC) s vyše 40 mapami, ktoré si môžete vytlačiť a pracovať s nimi.
Bohato ilustrovaná kniha o Titanicu vyrozpráva čitateľom kompletný príbeh tejto legendárnej lode – od jej stavby, spustenia na vodu, plavby až po tragické potopenie. Dozviete sa nielen veľa staviteľkých a technických detailov z fungovania lode a mnoho informácií o iných lodiach z toho obdobia, ale tiež o osudoch ľudí, ktorí sa plavili na palube Titanicu. Kniha vychádza špeciálne k stému výročiu spustenia na vodu a potopenia lode RMS Titanic v apríli 1912.
This is a stunning visual guide to the world's best designs. Great Designs is a fascinating overview of the dynamic history of design from the 1860s onwards, tracing the development of modern designs, from sketches and prototypes to the final product. Which technological advancements have pioneered ground-breaking design? How did political struggle in 1930's Germany inspire modern graphic design? Over 100 of the best modern design ideas are explored and explained, from Bauhaus posters and bubble chairs to the Citroen DS and the iPad. Each iconic design is analysed visually with close up details, and the story behind each piece of work is also revealed. Profiles of influential designers like Ferdinand Porsche and Earl Tupper, workshops and design movements as well as highlights of the characteristic elements of key design styles make this a fantastic visual reference guide. Examining product and industrial design as well as furniture, graphics, and textiles, Great Designs is a magnificent gallery of iconic designs.
Iconic buildings re-imagined in Lego[registered] bricks. Lego[registered] Architecture: The Visual Guide is a stunning guide to the Lego Architecture series and to the iconic buildings that inspired it. These amazing Lego Architecture sets showcase incredible buildings from around the world. From the Empire State Building and the Guggenheim, to Farnsworth House, Lego[registered] Architecture: The Visual Guide reveals amazing exploded images of the Lego Architecture models, showing every Lego brick involved in the build. You'll explore the profiles of the Lego artists and builders who created the Lego Architecture sets in new amazing levels of detail, getting to know everything about their creative processes and their designing and building techniques. You'll also be taken on an in-depth exploration of the real buildings from around the world on which the Lego Architecture series is based and learn why the Lego team chose each inspiring building and how they recreated it in Lego bricks. Lego[registered] Architecture: The Visual Guide is perfect for architects, designers and architecture enthusiasts of all ages.
Discover the world's greatest myths and legends - from Greek mythology to Norse mythology - in this comprehensive guide. What did Japanese mythology say about the beginning of the Universe? How did Oedipus become the classic tragic hero in Greek mythology? Who brought about the origin of death in Maori mythology? Combining vivid retellings of famous legends with over 1,000 illustrations of characters, famous artworks, and artefacts, Myths and Legends makes it easier than ever before to understand the stories that are central to every culture. Delve into the well-known tales of the ancient Greeks, which hold the key to such phrases as "Achilles' heel", as well as the lesser-known but richly colourful myths of Africa and the Americas. Explore global ideas such as fate and fortune, and the Underworld, and find out about the key characters - heroes, tricksters, and gods - that make up each myth system. Filled with the cultural and religious meanings behind each legend, and the influence they have had both in their own time and in today's world, this book is a must-have for all mythology enthusiasts.
Prvá kniha novej pútavej edície Bez hraníc prináša pohľad do jednej z najväčších ríš v histórii ľudstva, do Ríma. Vráť sa v čase do obdobia, keď táto slávna ríša vznikla. Pridaj sa k rozvášnenému davu, ktorý v Koloseu sleduje, ako gladiátori zápasia na život a na smrť. Prečítaj si autentické príbehy o živote ľudí v antickom Ríme. Zisti, prečo sa rímska armáda stala nemilosrdným nástrojom na zabíjanie. Pozri sa, čo sa stalo v Pompejach, keď vybuchla sopka Vezuv. Po prečítaní tejto knihy oveľa lepšie pochopíš, za čo všetko vďačí dnešný svet ľuďom zo starovekého Ríma.
We know all about history through the eyes of adults, but what about children? Journey through the lives of 30 everyday children from the Ice Age to modern times. A history book that helps kids today understand the lives of someone their age in the past - what they wore, the food they ate and the games they played. You will meet and discover the lives of the Aztecs, Romans and Vikings in their ancient empires and medieval castles, and many more! This educational book explores the often-overlooked lives of children in the past. This history of children book is filled with fun facts and includes specially commissioned illustrations of the children and maps of the places they lived. This educational book also explores the historic moments that children witnessed. A Child Through Time also includes visually stunning maps, timelines, and illustrations. Collections of archaeological objects have been thoroughly researched to make this book as historically accurate as possible. This history book for kids will provide an immersive reading experience and shape their perspective on the often-ignored topic of family life through the ages. A Child Through Time covers key curriculum topics in a new light. This visually stunning learning tool is perfect for children ages 7 and up. History Through the Eyes of Children Have you ever wondered how children lived in the past? A Child Through Time takes you on a historical journey through the eyes of children. Stunning Illustrations by Steve Moon bring each child to life. The book is packed full of maps, timelines and photographs which reveal fascinating facts about kids that lived in the past.