Encyclopaedia Britannica® 10-Minute Guide:
This book explores the history of the Bible, from the book of Genesis to the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls and beyond.Explore major books of the Bible - their dates, authorship, and themes, as well as significant Bible events and people.You'll also learn about the Bible's major versions, translations, and reforms.
- ASIN: 1680228781
The Britannica Guide to the Ideas that Made the Modern
The Ideas that made the Modern World is part of the Britannica Guide Series that offers a look into the people, philosophy, and history of the enlightenment. The Britannica Guides series offers an essential introduction to many of the key issues of our time. Clear, accurate, and meticulously researched, the series gives both background and analysis for when you need to know for sure what is really happening in the world, whether you are an expert, student, or traveler.
- ASIN: B002MAPD58
The Age of Exploration: From Christopher Columbus to Ferdinand Magellan (Britannica Guide to Explorers and
The Age of Exploration, which spanned roughly from 1400 to 1550, was the first time in history that European powerseyeing new trade routes to the East or seeking to establish empiresbegan actively looking far past their own borders to gain a better understanding of the world and its many resources. The individuals who set out on behalf of the countries they represented came from a variety of backgrounds, and included master navigators such as Christopher Columbus and Ferdinand Magellanthe latter of whom was the first to circle the globeas well as the often ruthless conquistadors of the New World such as Francisco Pizarro and Hernan Cortes. The exciting and sometimes tragic lives and journeys of these and many others as well as the battles for empire that arose are chronicled in this engaging volume.
- ASIN: 1622750195
The Britannica Guide to the History of Mathematics (Math
Traces the origins and development of arithmetic, geometry, trigonometry, analytic geometry, and calculus from the ancient civilizations to the present.
- Brand: Brand: Rosen Education Service
- ASIN: 1615301275
The Britannica Guide to Geometry (Math
Examines the history, discoverers, and applications of geometry, including how and why it works.
- ASIN: 161530102X
The Britannica Guide to Matter (Physics
The study of matter is the study of all material things, as well as their ability to transform from one state to another. All matter assumes one of several basic states—solid, liquid, gas, and plasma being the most common. Under varying conditions, each state can be altered to form new substances or adopt new characteristics. This insightful book covers the various structures and elements of different types of matter, while examining the physical and chemical properties that allow for permutation and change.
- ASIN: 1615303235
The Britannica Guide to Electricity and Magnetism (Physics
Introduces electricity and magnetism and profiles leading figures in electromagnetic science.
- ASIN: 1615303057
BRITANNICA MATHEMATICS IN CONTEXT REVISITING NUMBERS TEACHER'S
- ASIN: 1593399693
The Britannica Guide to the Brain (Britannica Guide
The human brain has been studied for millennia, but in the past decades huge advances have occurred in neurology that have allowed scientists to reassess what we really know about the least understood part of the human body. We can now observe the activity of the brain as it performs different functions. We can also use scanning technology to chart the neural pathways and devise maps. The explorations have revealed surprising results. The Britannica Guide to the Brain is a valuable resource of the most up-to-date ideas of our times.
- Brand: Brand: Running Press
- ASIN: 0762433698
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