Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare
Ever since Egyptian war chariots swept across the plains of Megiddo during the first recorded battle in history, the race for superior technology has always played a crucial role in determining an army's chances of victory or defeat.
Military History is organized chronologically and divided into seven chapters, each covering a specific period characterized by a key military technology. The bulk of the book cdonsists of catalogs of weapons, armor, and equipment, organized by era and type. It also includes features on iconic weapons, famous battles, and narrative overviews that chronicle the impact of changes in military technology.
A Room of One's Own - Virginia Woolf (fully annotated) A Room of One’s Own, is one of Virginia Woolf’s most influential works and is widely recognized for its extraordinary contribution to the women’s movement. This timely and important new edition adopts the complete text of the first British edition published in 1929. Features a comprehensive introduction detailing the process and composition of Woolf’s original essay and the evolution of its subsequent publication history Incorporates extensive explanatory notes which reveal the essay’s broader political, historical, social, and literary contexts
The New Scientist - Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?
This is the latest compilation of readers' answers to the questions in the 'Last Word' column of New Scientist, the world's best-selling science weekly. Following the phenomenal success of DOES ANYTHING EAT WASPS? - the Christmas 2005 surprise bestseller - this new collection includes recent answers never before published in book form, and also old favourites from the column's early days. Yet again, many seemingly simple questions turn out to have complex answers. And some that seem difficult ...
Persuasive Writing: How to harness the power of words
Persuasive Writing reveals the most efficient and effective ways to make your words work, time after time. Discover how to: Transform any document into something truly compelling and persuasive Understand what your reader really wants to hear and use this to get what you want Combine logic and emotion to convince even the most sceptical reader Whether you're writing for business or for pleasure, the longest document or the shortest email, with these and many more proven techniques, Persuasive Writing will ensure every word works for you.
David Matsumoto and new co-author Linda Juang show students the importance of culture in explaining and understanding human behavior in this new edition of the market-leading text, CULTURE AND PSYCHOLOGY. Using a cross-cultural framework to evaluate psychology, and reflecting the most current research, the authors engage students by inviting them to understand and raise questions about traditional knowledge and theories, and about the relationship of culture and psychology.