What can maths tell us about art and design? Professor John D. Barrow has all the answers. In 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Maths and the Arts, he shows us that mathematic..
An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and..
Over the past few decades, the long tradition of street photography has been wholly transformed by the proliferation of digital cameras, the Internet, and smartphones. A new generation of photographer..
A fascinating insight into Britain's built heritage and the diverse housing styles of the twentieth and twenty-first century. This book showcases 100 houses - one from each year from 1914 - that repre..
The development of mindfulness in the classroom arms children with life-long skills that support their current and future mental health and well-being. However, with an ever-growing curriculum, planni..
This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped film since its inception. Entertaining and intelligent, it provides a concise history as well as being a fascinating resource..
This compelling book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped photography from the invention of the daguerreotype in the early 19th century up to the digital revolution and beyond. Enter..
Mangificent: From Astro Boy to Akira, the superstars of the manga sceneSince the original TASCHEN edition of Manga Design, Japan's comic phenomenon has produced yet more captivating characters and a w..
The National Galleries of Scotland comprises threegalleries: the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Scottish National Gallery ofModern Art and the Scottish National Gallery. Together these galleries..
100 fascinating and brilliantly written stories about history's bravest, baddest but little known 'nasty' women from across the world.In the final debate of the 2016 US presidential election, Donald T..
Painting is enjoying a remarkable creative renaissance in the 21st century. 100 Painters of Tomorrow aims to identify and nurture a wellspring of new artistic talent, creating the definitive global gu..
Bring the beauty of National Trust gardens to your own little patch. Some 80% of people who visit NT properties do so 'to look at the garden'. And one of the glories of NT gardens are their incredible..
From cars made of carrot to tea-smuggling spies; Popeye's spinach to the hallucinogenic effects of lettuce, renowned garden expert Chris Beardshaw takes us on a journey though history's most fascinati..
EMPOWER YOURSELF! Whether you're a newly diagnosed myeloma patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The only text to provide the doctor's and patient's views, 10..
EMPOWER YOURSELF! It is estimated that between 10 and 20 percent of American women of childbearing age have endometriosis. About 5.5 million women in the U.S. and Canada are diagnosed with the disease..
What do major artists consider their best kept secret? What is regarded as confidential knowledge among the key players of the global art market? In 100 Secrets of the Art World the most powerful inte..
Most people think there is little or nothing you can do to avoid Alzheimer's but scientists know this is no longer true. In fact, prominent researchers now say that our best and perhaps only hope of d..
WINNER OF THE 2016 NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATUREA new collection of Bob Dylan's most essential lyrics - one hundred songs that represent the Nobel Laureate's incredible musical range through the entirety..
YOUR GUIDE TO CREATING A SUCCESSFUL LIFEThis is your guide to realizing your dreams, from the large and audacious to the small and mundane.'Inspiring and practical' Marshall Goldsmith, bestselling aut..
A handy field guide for the best stargazing experience whether in your own back yard, camping, or travelling-including information showing you which planets, constellations, stars, and manmade objects..
Just as Picasso's Guernica or Gericault's Raft of the Medusa survive as powerful cultural documents of their time, there will be works from our own era that will endure for generations to come. But wh..
A visual feast of 400 dazzling images, this is a comprehensive survey of the genre over the last century. The book also offers an overview of the development of fashion, as seen through the eyes of th..
The founder of the blog A Daily Dose of Architecture, John Hill, is obsessed with his subject and determined to expose his fellow citizens to the glorious structures that shape our environment. In thi..
More than half of children born in developed countries today have a life expectancy greater than 100 years. While we hear about the looming pension crisis and issues with caring for the aged, this is ..
What will your 100-year life look like? Does the thought of working for 60 or 70 years fill you with dread? Or can you see the potential for a more stimulating future as a result of having so much ext..
This superbly illustrated volume is the fan's most comprehensive insight into 1,000 football clubs (a.k.a., soccer teams), both professional and collegiate, from every continent, illustrating each clu..
Not just a look at the art of record cover design Record covers are a sign of our life and times. Like the music on the discs, they address such issues as love, life, death, fashion, and rebellion. F..
This definitive compilation is an encyclopedic celebration of the most popular, style-setting T-shirts from the 1950s to the present. Included in this collection are every type of T-shirt, from counte..
Practice makes perfect-and helps deepen your understanding of algebra 1001 Algebra I Practice Problems For Dummies takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in Algebra I For Dummies, givi..
Since the first recorded armed conflicts in Sumeria in 2500 BCE, battles have been fought for geographical and political gain. Early combats were small in scale, involving only a few thousand infantry..
Never before have so many bicycles been profiled within one beautifully illustrated volume. 1001 Bikes to Dream of Riding Before You Die explores in detail the greatest bikes of all time and from acro..
This is the best and most authoritative guide to classic and contemporary children's literature today. It is the latest in the best-selling 1001 series, and its informative reviews are the key to diff..
1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die answers the need for more accessible information about the greats of classical music: it is the definitive insider's guide to the best recordings..
What makes a golf hole special, or indeed memorable? For some it is the thrill of a tricky shot over a deep ravine, or the beautiful scenery of an ocean-side tee-off. For others it is the history of f..
Ellen Notbohm is a household name in the autism community. Her book "Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew" (9781932565300) has been a top-selling title in the field for almost four years..
From heritage sites that preserve wonders of the ancient world, such as the Great Wall of China, to memorials that commemorate significant moments in the twentieth century, and from the Sterkfontein C..
Have you ever wondered who came up with a staircase that moved, leading eventually to the creation of the escalator? The genius of some inventions is their simplicity: the paperclip, rivets, boomerang..
Now revised and updated in collaboration with UNESCO, 1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die is the definitive guide to awesome nature, celebrating hundreds of millions of years of the Earth..
With more than 300,000 copies sold worldwide in 15 languages, this newly revised and updated edition of 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die brings you right up to date with an incisive look at ..
Is photography art, documentary, or both? Should images simply reveal the world we live in, or provoke us to think, act, and react?A visually arresting reference, 1001 Photographs You Must See Before ..
There are more than 40 million miles of highway, dirt track, ice road,tunnels and bridges wrapped around the globe and waiting to be discovered. 1001 Road Trips You Must Take Before You Die strives to..
This is the ultimate book for the Netflix and boxset generation, featuring all the greatest drama series ever broadcast as well as the weirdest game shows, controversial reality TV experiments and bre..
1001 Walks You Must Experience Before You Die features wide-ranging, carefully chosen routes varying from the rugged delights of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path to the wilderness of Jamaica, and the Ha..
Drawing on a wide spectrum of topics-including politics, cosmology, the arts, philosophy and religious beliefs, 1001 Ideas That Changed the Way We Think traces the exponential growth of human knowledg..
With a fresh new design, 500 original movie posters and a completely revised and updated list of titles, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is the essential guide for any movie lover. The book su..