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DK reference books bring a vast array of topics to life through DK's award-winning photographs, illustrations, and design accompanied by comprehensive and often eye-opening facts. Including atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias and manuals; DK’s general reference contain everything you could want to see, learn and know about on captivating subjects from transportation to ideas and beliefs. Keep facts at your fingertips for daily perusal, research or to feed your thirst for knowledge by filling your shelves with DK’s general reference books today.

DK reference books bring a vast array of topics to life through DK's award-winning photographs, illustrations, and design accompanied by comprehensive and often eye-opening facts. Including atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias and manuals; DK’s general reference contain everything you could want to see, learn and know about on captivating subjects from transportation to ideas and beliefs. Keep facts at your fingertips for daily perusal, research or to feed your thirst for knowledge by filling your shelves with DK’s general reference books today.

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  • Weapon

    Format:Hardback  

    A spectacular visual guide to the epic 4,000-year history of weaponry, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor tells this epic story of the entire spectrum of weaponry through stunning photography and Read More

    Also available in Paperback, eBook
    $40.00
  • Concise World Atlas

    Format:Hardback  

    From the defining boundaries of the Balkan states to the icy terrain of Antarctica, the Concise World Atlas shares more than 400 maps created with the latest digital mapping techniques to bring you Earth in more detail than ever before.

    Also available in eBook
    $35.00
  • The Literature Book

    Format:Hardback  

    A global look at the greatest works of Eastern and Western literature and the themes that unite them, for students and lovers of literature and reading. The Literature Book is a fascinating journey through the greatest works of world literature, from the Iliad to Don Read More

    $25.00
  • Portuguese-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

    Format:Paperback  

    With over 1,600 photographs and illustrations, the Portuguese-English Visual Bilingual Dictionary is a quick and intuitive way to learn and recall everyday vocabulary in European Portuguese. Whether it's for business or pleasure, pick up 6,000 key Portuguese words and Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $14.95
  • Happy Retirement: The Psychology of Reinvention

    Format:Paperback  

    A practical, fully illustrated guide to planning and enjoying retirement, grounded in psychological research. Retirement can bring immense fulfillment but also can be a source of stress, especially today. Retirement: The Psychology of Reinvention uses psychological Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $19.95
  • The Sherlock Holmes Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Sherlock Holmes Book, the latest in DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, tackles the most "elementary" of subjects — the world of Sherlock Holmes, as told by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Sherlock Holmes Book is packed with witty illustrations, clear Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • Wildlife of the World

    Format:Hardback  

    Wildlife of the World takes you on a journey through some of the most scenic and rich animal habitats - from the Amazon rain forests to the Himalayas, the Sahara to the South Pole - meeting the most important animals in each ecosystem along the way. In Wildlife of the Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $50.00
  • El Papa Francisco

    Format:Hardback  

    Written in Latin-American Spanish, El Papa Francisco: Semblanza Fotográfica del Papa del Pueblo is a beautiful celebration of the first Jesuit and Latin American pope and offers a rare look at life behind the scenes with His Holiness Pope Francis.

    $25.00
  • History

    Format:Hardback  

    Homo sapiens have remained the same species, largely unchanged in genetic makeup and anatomy since the Cro-Magnon era. By contrast, the cultural, social, and technological changes since then have been nothing less than extraordinary. At the core of this development is Read More

    Also available in Paperback
    $50.00
  • Pope Francis

    Format:Hardback  

    With more than 250 previously unpublished photographs, Pope Francis: A Photographic Portrait of the People's Pope follows the pontiff through a year in his life, from daily prayers to international pastoral visits, offering a rare look at life behind the scenes with Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • The Sociology Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Sociology Book from DK is an introduction to the subject that tells you all about what society is and what makes it tick. With more than 100 ideas from the world's most renowned sociologists, covering topics as diverse as the effects of Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • Spanish-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

    Format:Paperback  

    Newly revised and updated, the Spanish-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is a quick and intuitive way to learn and recall everyday words in Spanish. The Spanish-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary introduces a range of useful current vocabulary in thematic order, Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $14.95
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