Mathematical Circus by Martin Gardner
Requirements: .PDF reader, 14,6 MB
Overview: The twenty chapters of this book are nicely balanced between all sorts of stimulating ideas, suggested by down-to-earth objects like match sticks and dollar bills as well as by faraway objects like planets and infinite random walks. We learn about ancient devices for arithmetic and about modern explanations of artificial intelligence. There are feasts here for the eyes and hands as well as for the brain.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational
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Gardner’s Art Through the Ages: A Global History, 16th Edition by Fred S. Kleiner
Requirements: .PDF reader, 346,8 MB
Overview: Experience the wonders of human creativity in GARDNER’S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, 16th Edition! A grand tour of the world’s most celebrated works from the Stone Age to the modern era, this introductory text has been a classroom favorite for 85 years. Every chapter includes rich and compelling discussions of pivotal art works, periods and geographies in art history, as well as new artists and art forms. Of course, the bold illustrations on the pages look almost as good as the real thing, especially when you use the unique Scale feature to imagine a work’s stature from the artist’s point of view. And to keep your course success in focus, the text offers Quick Review Captions and Big Picture Overviews, as well as an optional ebook that enables you to zoom in on fine details of paintings, sculptures, and priceless art forms of all kinds.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
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Stone Building: How to Make New England Style Walls and Other Structures the Old Way by Kevin Gardner
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 100,3 MB
Overview: Nothing matches the look and feel of stone structures in and around your home. Yet most people are intimidated by the very thought of masonry, despite the obvious rewards. In Stone Building, Kevin Gardner distills his decades of experience building and maintaining iconic New England-style stone walls into this concise, informative guide. Gardner offers step-by-step instructions for building everything from flagstone walkways to classic patios and ornate fire pits. He also offers time-tested tips to help care for your stone, as well as repair and restoration advice for existing structures.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
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Gardner’s Art in the course of the Ages: The Western Perspective (with Art Study & Timeline Printed Access Card)
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Gardner’s Art through the Ages: A Global History, Enhanced Edition, Volume I (with ArtStudy Online Printed Access Card and Timeline)
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