With fun, easy-to-understand explanations and wonderful artwork to amaze the eye, How It Works Illustrated is everything you love about learning in one monthly, travel-sized magazine. Each issue is dedicated to explaining all you need to know about one fascinating topic, from ancient Rome to space exploration and beyond. This innovative new magazine is packed with interesting and engaging stories about the world around us along with mind blowing puzzles, challenges and quizzes to stimulate minds and bring learning to life.
A Handbook of Latin Literature (reprint of the 1954 edition) is a concise, yet comprehensive survey of Latin literature that provides brief biographical information about ancient authors from the earliest to the Christian and pagan writers, analyses of the most prominent works, and the historical and cultural context. It also places the works alongside their contemporaries, rates their relative importance in their own times and later periods, and explores their influence on subsequent literatures and Western Civilization.
Shakespeare’s works occupy a prismatic and complex position in world culture: they straddle both the high and the low, the national and the foreign, literature and theatre. The Second World War presents a fascinating case study of this phenomenon: most, if not all, of its combatants have laid claim to Shakespeare and have called upon his work to convey their society’s self-image.
This book opens with a chronology and a lengthy introduction to Lucy Maud Montgomery's life and works. Annotations accompany the text of the novel explaining references to people, places, literary works, quotations, events, flora, fauna, etc. within the narrative. The volume is filled with illustrations from different editions of Anne and photos of Montgomery, her handwritten manuscript, her childhood home, her school, her parents and family, Prince Edward Island, plants, pictures of the times, and more. ..
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How It Works: Book of Amazing Technology, volume 2
The How It Works Book of Amazing Technology is packed with incredible facts about the technology that drives our world. Find out the inner workings behind the domestic gadgets we take for granted, and read all about the greatest and grandest man-made innovations of all time.
How It Works, the magazine that explains everything you never knew you wanted to know about the world we live in. Loaded with fully illustrated guides and expert knowledge, and with sections dedicated to science, technology, transportation, space, history and the environment, no subject is too big or small for How It Works to explain.
How It Works Illustrated is everything you love about learning. Packed with fascinating stories about the world around us, each 132 page issue is dedicated to explaining everything readers want to know about one mind blowing topic. As well as amazing stories and features, How It Works Illustrated also offers brain-busting puzzles, challenges and quizzes to stimulate your mind and truly bring learning to life.