The Art Book

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Publisher: DK
ISBN: 9781465453372
Size: 16.48 MB
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Explores the ideas behind one hundred iconic works of art while examining their historical context.

The Movie Book

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241248728
Size: 23.61 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Movie Book makes you an offer you can't refuse, chronicling more than 100 of the best movies ever made and bringing cinema to life.

The Crime Book

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241307368
Size: 19.91 MB
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The Crime Book is the perfect introduction to law enforcement and criminology across history's most infamous crimes.

The Literature Book

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241270170
Size: 41.20 MB
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Big Ideas Simply Explained DK ... Images (tl). 70 Alamy Images: Pictorial Press
Ltd. (bl). 71 Corbis: (tr). 73 Corbis: Michael Nicholson (tr). 78 Corbis: (bl). 81
Dreamstime.com: Typhoonski (bl). 84 Corbis: (bl). 85 Corbis: Steven Vidler/
Eurasia Press (tr). 87 Corbis: Lebrecht Authors/Lebrecht Music & Arts (tl). Alamy
Images: Lebrecht Music and Arts Photo Library (br). 88 Corbis: John Springer
Collection (br). 89 Alamy Images: AF archive (tl). 97 Corbis: The Art Archive (tr).
99 Corbis: (bl).

The Shakespeare Book

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241202434
Size: 69.11 MB
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Big Ideas Simply Explained DK. Art. or. nature? Few critics today would argue
that Prospero is a direct portrayal of Shakespeare, or that The Tempest is
autobiographical. Nonetheless, there are parallels between Prospero's role and
the work of a dramatist. The key word is “art”. Just as it is Prospero's “art” to
control Ariel and Caliban through magic and bring his abusers to the island, so it
is the dramatist's “art” to create an enchanted island on a simple wooden stage.
The play asks ...

The Politics Book

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241209366
Size: 46.11 MB
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Big Ideas Simply Explained DK. army of the King of Wu. The opening passage
reads: “The art of war is of vital importance to the state. It is a matter of life and
death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can
on no account be neglected.” This marked a distinct break from the political
philosophy of the time, and Sun Tzu's work was perhaps the first explicit
statement that war and military intelligence are critical elements of the business
of the state. The Art of ...

The Movie Book

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Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9781465437990
Size: 54.88 MB
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"From classic 1930s film noir and Hollywood romance to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi, [this book] brings the world's most influential films to life with its illustrative design.