Trace the epic history of World War 2 across the globe with more than 100 detailed maps. In this stunning visual history book, custom maps tell the story of the Second World War from the rise of the Axis powers to the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Each map is rich with detail and graphics, helping you to chart the progress of key events of World War II on land, sea, and air, such as the Dunkirk evacuation, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the D-Day landings, and the siege of Stalingrad. Historical maps from both Allied and Axis countries also offer unique insights into the events. There are timelines to help you follow the story as it unfolds, while narrative overviews explain the social, economic, political, and technical developments at the time. Fascinating, large-scale pictures introduce topics such as the Holocaust, blitzkrieg, kamikaze warfare, and code-breaking. Written by a team of historians in consultation with Richard Overy, World War II Map by Map examines how the deadliest conflict in history changed the face of our world. It is perfect for students, general readers, and military history enthusiasts.

Author DK
Isbn 0744021006
Genre History
Year 2019-09-03
Pages 288
Language English
File format PDF

Great Maps takes a close look at the history of maps, from ancient maps such as medieval mappa mundi to Google Earth. The latest in a lavishly illustrated DK series about masterpieces, this fascinating book tells the stories behind great maps and reveals how they have helped people to make sense of their world.

Author Jerry Brotton
Isbn 1465435611
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2014-09-01
Pages 256
Language English
File format PDF

A lavishly illustrated, fact-filled, oversized atlas that allows children to discover the world without leaving their home. Covering every continent, country, even outer space, Maps of the World is a vibrant and comprehensive atlas that children of all ages will love to explore. The dozens of colorful, detailed maps are filled with charming, educational icons representing the aboriginal people in Australia, giant tortoises in the Galapagos, the Gold Rush in California, traditional dress in Mali, and even James Bond in England. Flip the next page in the book, and the corresponding icon key explains hundreds of these cultural, environmental, and societal illustrations. Organized by continent, the atlas also includes details on populations, language, agricultural, politics, and other bite-size facts. Each map includes a link allowing kids to download a version of them on computers and tablets to explore even further. Captivating and comprehensive, Maps of the World will entice even the most reluctant young explorer.

Author Enrico Lavagno
Isbn 0316417696
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2018-09-18
Pages 136
Language English
File format PDF

This brand new edition of Wolf’s acclaimed work provides a self-contained, short course in essential library skills for patrons of college, high school and public libraries. The intent is to provide a quick and easy way to learn to do library research. The exercises contained herein give students hands-on experience by applying rules stated in the text to situations that approach real “research problems.” Subjects addressed include a brief tour of the library; card catalogs and cataloging systems; filing rules; online public access catalogs; subject searching; bibliographies; book reviews and parts of a book; dictionaries; encyclopedias; handbooks; atlases; gazetteers; periodicals; newspapers; online database searching and reference sources; literature and criticism; e-books; government information and government documents; biographies; business, career and consumer information; non-print materials and special services; online computer use in libraries and schools; and hints for writing term papers. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

Author Carolyn Wolf
Isbn 0786451610
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2010-03-22
Pages 216
Language English
File format PDF

Contains 130 pages with text, each facing 130 pages of illustrations. Each page is a separate subject. This guide emphasises on flowering plants, which dominate the earth. It discusses: why leaves "turn" color in autumn; how certain plants devour insects; how a flower develops into a fruit with seeds; how flowers are pollinated; and more.

Author Janice Glimn-Lacy,Peter B. Kaufman
Isbn 0387288759
Genre Science
Year 2006-10-14
Pages 278
Language English
File format PDF

The atlas presents the current state of knowledge of the past and present distribution of the non-flying terrestrial mammals of the Ionian and Aegean islands. It provides a distribution map for each species with extensive references and a description of all the mammalian taxa. The book also focuses on the important role of human beings in the redefinition of the insular ecological equilibrium, as well as on the environmental impact of biological invasions. The study of this fauna can provide an opportunity for testing a range of different evolutionary theories.

Author Marco Masseti
Isbn 3110254581
Genre Science
Year 2012-10-30
Pages 318
Language English
File format PDF

This easy-to-read biblical reference highlights times before, during, and after God’s revelations became written words. Judith Marie Judy draws readers in by sharing her own recollections as she relates to biblical times and events of long ago. Her personal thoughts, at the beginning of each chapter and elsewhere in the book, are in italicized print. Key topics include ancient civilizations, the Hebrew Bible, Jewish revolts against Rome, the Roman world of Jesus, the New Testament, and related interests beyond the Bible. The book concludes with a brief review of current countries linked to the Holy Land. A glossary defines key terms and timelines present dates in a precise format. Maps provide readers a physical location of key places referenced in the Bible. Lastly, an index helps in locating specific subjects. The intent of the book is not to prove or persuade others of any religious or spiritual matters but to unravel the somewhat bewildering and overwhelming information of the Bible.

Author Judith Marie Judy
Isbn 1664201866
Genre Religion
Year 2021-02-12
Pages 318
Language English
File format PDF

This new edition of Ocean has been updated with fresh graphics, images, and type styling throughout, and includes new coverage of major events such as Hurricane Sandy and the Japan tsunami. DK's Ocean is a highly illustrated encyclopedia of the marine environment. It not only covers marine life and physical oceanography, from the geology of the seafloor to the chemistry of seawater, but also includes an atlas of the world's oceans and seas compiled using satellite data. Visual catalogs throughout the book contain profiles of living organisms and key locations. With comprehensively updated text, artwork, and images, the second edition of DK's exhaustive guide to the underwater world is the most definitive visual guide to the world's oceans on the market.

Author DK
Isbn 1465436200
Genre Science
Year 2014-09-01
Pages 512
Language English
File format PDF

Current Affairs September 2015 eBook brought to you by Jagranjosh.com covers all the international and national current affairs that will help the candidates while preparing for different competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and others. Current Affairs September 2015 eBook It provides the comprehensive coverage of the current affairs that happened in September 2015. It covers the current affairs of September 2015 with ample background and provides a detailed analysis of all the national and international events. The presentation of the current affairs is provided in very simple and easy-to-understand language. The September 2015 eBook will be of immense help for the candidates preparing for forthcoming exams. The eBook will be handy for the forthcoming exams like IBPS CWE PO/MT –V (Main) Exam, IBPS CWE RRB - IV, Combined Defence Services Exam (II) 2015, NDA & NA Exam (II) 2015, Indian Economic Services/Indian Statistical Services Exam 2015, Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologists Exam 2015, Engineering Services Exam 2015, Combined Medical Services Exam 2015, Civil Services (Mains) Exam 2015, Central Armed Police Forces (AC) Exam 2015 and others. The September 2015 eBook is the result of effort of experts in competitive exams and covers the current affairs from the field of national, international, economy, corporate, sports, science & technology, environment & ecology, awards/honours, books/authors, committees/commissions, reports/surveys, and other important current affairs.

Author Jagran Josh
Isbn
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Year
Pages 445
Language English
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