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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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  • The Bible Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The stories, events, and teachings contained in the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelations explained with accessible text and bold graphics.The Bible Book explores the ideas and beliefs key to the teachings of the most widely Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • The Economics Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Economics Book clearly and simply explains more than one hundred groundbreaking ideas in economics, from the earliest experiences of trade to global economic crises.Using easy-to-follow graphics and artworks, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text, The Read More

    Also available in Paperback, eBook
    $25.00
  • El Libro de las Religiones

    Format:Hardback  

    A survey of the world's religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, with succinct yet thought-provoking insight into the philosophy and practices of each.The Religions Book is ideal for anyone seeking to gain a better understanding of the world's religions.With Read More

    $25.00
  • The Crime Book

    Format:Hardback  

    From Jack the Ripper to the modern day drug cartels, discover the most notorious crimes and criminals in history.With a foreword by bestselling crime author Peter James, The Crime Book explores over 100 crimes and examines the science, psychology and sociology of Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • 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

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • The Movie Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Movie Book, the latest in DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world. From classic 1930s film noir and Hollywood romance to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi, The Movie Book Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • 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, Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • The Sociology Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Sociology Book takes on some of humankind's biggest questions: What is society? What makes it tick? Why do we interact in the way that we do with our friends, coworkers, and rivals? The Sociology Book profiles the world's most renowned sociologists and more than Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • The Shakespeare Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Shakespeare Book brings the work of William Shakespeare to life with full-color photography, images, idea webs, timelines, and quotes that help you understand the context of Shakespeare's plays and poems. From Shakespeare's most-famous plays, such as Romeo and Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • The Philosophy Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Philosophy Book explains more than one hundred of the greatest ideas in philosophy through clear, succinct text and easy-to-follow graphics.Using straightforward graphics and artworks, as well as thoroughly accessible text that elucidates more than two thousand Read More

    Also available in Paperback, eBook
    $25.00
  • The Science Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Science Book explores how scientists have sought to explain our world and the universe, and how scientific discoveries have been made.A new title in DK's successful "Big Ideas, Simply Explained" series, this book on science and the history of science looks at Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • The Business Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Business Book clearly and simply explains all of the key theories that have shaped the world of business, management, and commerce.Using easy-to-follow graphics and artworks, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text, The Business Book introduces the Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00

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