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  • Engineers

    Format:Paperback  

    Now in paperback, Engineers tells the story of the brilliant minds that have constructed our man-made world, from ancient pyramids to modern spaceflight. Discover the mathematical genius of Archimedes, the elegance of Leonardo da Vinci, and modern pioneers such as Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $26.95
  • 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
    $11.99
  • 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

    $7.99
  • 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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