Children’s Illustrated World Atlas
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Atlas of Slavery by James Walvin
Requirements: .PDF reader, 8 Mb
Overview: Slavery transformed Africa, Europe and the Americas and hugely-enhanced the well-being of the West but the subject of slavery can be hard to understand because of its huge geographic and chronological span. This book uses a unique atlas format to present the story of slavery, explaining its historical importance and making this complex story and its geographical setting easy to understand.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History
Atlas of Global Development, Second Edition: A Visual Guide to the World’s Greatest Challenges
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Atlas of Improbable Places: A Journey to the World’s Most Unusual Corners by Travis Elborough
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 27.9 MB
Overview: It is perhaps the eighth wonder of our world that despite modern mapping and satellite photography our planet continues to surprise us. Hidden lairs beneath layers of rock, forgotten cities rising out of deserted lands and even mankind’s own feats of engineering eccentricity lie in the most unusual of destinations.
Travis Elborough goes in search of the obscure and bizarre, the beautiful and estranged. Taking in the defiant relics of ancient cities such as Ani, a once thriving metropolis lost to conquered lands, and the church tower of San Juan Parangaricuto, that miraculously stands as the sole survivor of a town sunk by lava. Through the labyrinths of Berlin and Beijing â€” underground realms dug for refuge, espionage and even, as Canada’s Moose Jaw, used as the playground for gangsters trading liquor and money over cards. Never forgetting the freaks and wonders of nature’s own unusual masterpieces: the magical underground river shaped like a dragon’s mouth in the Philippines and the floating world of Palmerston.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
Atlas of Handheld Ultrasound
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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations by Olivier Le Carrer
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 86.9 MB
Overview: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world’s most dangerous and frightful places, complete with vintage maps and period illustrations in a handsome volume.
This alluring read includes 40 locations that are rife with disaster, chaos, paranormal activity, and death. The locations gathered here include the dangerous Strait of Messina, home of the mythical sea monsters Scylla and Charybdis; the coal town of Jharia, where the ground burns constantly with fire; Kasanka National Park in Zambia, where 8 million migrating bats darken the skies; the Nevada Triangle in the Sierra Nevada mountains, where hundreds of aircraft have disappeared; and Aokigahara Forest near Mount Fuji in Japan, the world’s second most popular suicide location following the Golden Gate Bridge.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
Atlas of Classical History by Richard J. A. Talbert
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 25.2MB
Overview: From the Bronze Age to the reign of Constantine, the Atlas of Classical History provides a comprehensive series of maps, diagrams, and commentary designed to meet the needs of classical scholars, as well as general readers. Over 135 maps of the Greek and Roman worlds clearly mark the political affiliations of the cities and states, major military events, trade routes, artistic, cultural and industrial centers, and colonization and exploration.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History
Philip’s Atlas of the Universe by Patrick Moore
Requirements: .PDF reader, 55,2 MB
Overview: This edition contains many new features, from explanations of dark matter and neutrinos to techniques of digital observing and photography. As well as giving an informative portrait of each element of the cosmos, the book provides superb star maps and sound advice on practical observing, making it an ideal choice for newcomers to astronomy. Sir Patrick’s narrative is supremely clear, absorbing and entertaining, as he recounts the history of space exploration, describes the Solar System, stars and galaxies, and explains the latest theories on the origins of the Universe.This book is illustrated with hundreds of maps and diagrams, plus Sir Patrick’s own selection of the best photographs from ground-based telescopes and the Hubble Space Telescope, along with spectacular images from nearly four decades of robotic exploration of the planets. Highlights of this new edition include an explanation of the extraordinary concepts that have shaken our picture of the Universe – dark matter and dark energy, as well as new strands of science that have emerged in recent years such as astrobiology and neutrino astronomy. An expanded practical section reflects the new era in amateur astronomy – affordable high-quality cameras and telescopes, computer control and image-processing have made astronomy accessible to millions of new enthusiasts.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational
Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders
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