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Ancient Civilizations : CHECK IT OUT : NEW E BOOK!
DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Civilizations
Publication Date: 2013-07-01
Introduces young readers to some of the most fascinating ancient civilizations in the world's history and the legacies they left behind, from the intriguing world of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt, to the arts of Greece and Rome, to the amazing culture of the Mayans.
Pompeii : NEW E book! Take a Look here.
Publication Date: 2014-09-01
This title examines the exploration and study of Pompeii. The book explores the lives of the city's builders and the city's destruction, traces its discovery and scientific investigation, and discusses future study and conservation efforts.
Knives and Swords : A Visual History NEW!
Knives and Swords : A Visual History
Publication Date: 2010-03-15
Covers more than 300 swords, knives, and daggers from over 3,000 years of history. Places the weapons in their historical context as well as providing in-depth analysis of the most historically significant bladed weapons.
The Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
Publication Date: 2004-09-22
A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras.
Arts & Humanities Through the Eras
Arts and Humanities Through the Eras
Publication Date: 2004-10-15
Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.