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  • Engineers

    Format:Paperback  

    From the earliest engineers such as Archimedes and Hero of Alexandria, heroes of the Industrial Revolution like Eli Whitney and Alessandro Volta, and pioneers of the Modern Age with Henry Ford and Wernher von Braun, Engineers looks at more than eighty of the world's Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $24.95
  • Eye Wonder: Castles and Knights

    Format:Hardback  

    From epic sieges to thrilling jousts and lavish banquets, take a look at the exciting world in medieval times. Discover different kinds of castles and the people who inhabited them in Eye Wonder: Castles and Knights. A precursor to DK's award-winning Eyewitness series, Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $10.99
  • Commanders

    Format:Hardback  

    Commanders focuses on the greatest leaders in naval, field, and aerial warfare. From Alexander the Great's conquest of the known world to the generals leading today's campaigns in Afghanistan, the book casts new light on the leaders who have forged history on the Read More

    Also available in Paperback
    $40.00
  • DK Eyewitness Books: Presidents

    Format:Hardback  

    Eyewitness Presidents is an updated edition of DK's classic look at America's presidents in addition to the CD, wall chart, and extra 8 pages, the book has been updated to include information about the winner of the 2008 election, Barack Obama.

    $16.99
  • DK Biography: George Washington

    Format:Paperback  

    George Washington is often called the father of our country. He beat the odds to lead the Continental Army to victory in the Revolutionary War, served as first president of the United States, and then retired from public life to farm Virginia's largest plantation. In Read More

    $0.00
  • Critical Lives: Muhammad

    Format:eBook  

    Muhammad was a religious visionary and political leader. Raised in the harsh Arabian Peninsula and orphaned while still a child, this unlikely leader and military genius received a calling to transform his society from a collection of raiding tribes into one of the Read More

    $10.99
  • Critical Lives: Che Guevara

    Format:eBook  

    The Critical Lives series takes a biographical look at pivotal, fascinating people and a critical look at the work and accomplishments that, rightly or wrongly, made them unique, influential, and enduring. Discover the events that shaped their lives and how they came Read More

    $9.99
  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding...

    Format:eBook  

    You're no idiot of course. You know that Albert Einstein came up with the famous "E=mc" equation and that his hair looked like it had survived a nuclear test blast. But when it comes to understanding his theories and how they changed the world--well, youre no Einstein. Read More

    $10.99
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