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"Anthropology : A Beginner's Guide"

Автор(и): Joy Hendry
ISBN: 9781851689309

In this illuminating tour of humanity, Joy Hendry and Simon Underdown reveal the origins of our species, and the fabric of human society, through the discipline of anthropology. Via fascinating case studies anddiscoveries, they unravel our understanding of human behaviours and beliefs, including how witchcraft has been used to justify misfortune, and debunk old-fashioned ideas about "race" based upon the latest genetic research. They even share what our bathroom tells us about our concept of the body - and ourselves.

500.00

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"Genetics : A Beginner's Guide"

Автор(и): Burton S. Guttman
ISBN: 9781851683048

With genetics and genetic engineering receiving almost daily coverage inthe media, this book is an introduction for general readers who wish to know more about a science that is changing our world. Starting with thehistory of genetics, from primitive breeding programmes to Mendel's Law, and moving on to a full explanation of genetics and its role in our future, this is a comprehensive survey of genetics past, present and future.

500.00

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"Humanism : A Beginner's Guide"

Автор(и): Peter Cave
ISBN: 9781851685899

Why should we believe in God without any evidence? How can there be meaning in life when death is final? With historical adherents includingsuch thinkers as Einstein, Freud, Philip Pullman, and Frank Zappa, Humanism's central quest is to make sense of such questions, explaining the ethical and metaphysical by appealing to shared human values, rationality, and tolerance. Essential reading for atheists, agnostics, ignostics, freethinkers, rationalists, skeptics, and believers too, this Beginner's Guide will explain all aspects of the Humanist philosophy whilst providing an alternative and valuable conception of life without religion.

500.00

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"Jazz : A Beginner's Guide"

Автор(и): Stuart Nicholson
ISBN: 9781780749983

This definitive guide includes a unique chapter-by-chapter playlist for the reader.
Jazz: A Beginner's Guide is a lively and highly accessible introduction to a global musical phenomenon. Award-winning music journalist and author Stuart Nicholson takes the reader on an entertaining journey from jazz's early stirrings in America's south through to the present day, when almost every country in the world has its own vibrant jazz scene.
En route we meet a host of jazz heroes past and present, from Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman and Miles Davis, to Keith Jarrett and Kamasi Washington. Each chapter is accompanied by a playlist designed to provide a stimulating and enjoyable entry point to what has been described as the most exciting art form of all.

500.00

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"Quantum Physics : A Beginner's Guide"

Автор(и): Alistair I. M. Rae
ISBN: 9781851683697

From quarks to computing, this fascinating introduction covers every element of the quantum world in clear and accessible language. Drawing on a wealth of expertise to explain just what a fascinating field quantum physics is, Rae points out that it is not simply a maze of technical jargon and philosophical ideas, but a reality which affects our daily lives.

500.00

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"Renaissance Art : A Beginner's Guide"

Автор(и): Tom Nichols
ISBN: 9781851687244

The fifteenth century saw the evolution of a distinct and powerfully influential European artistic culture. But what does the familiar phrase Renaissance Art actually refer to? Through engaging discussion of timeless works by artists such as Jan van Eyck, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo, and supported by illustrations including colour plates, Tom Nichols offers a masterpiece of his own as he explores the truly original and diverse character of the art of the Renaissance.

500.00

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