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The Resource Remarkable Books

Remarkable Books

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Remarkable Books
Title
Remarkable Books
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Summary
Imagine a world without Principia Mathematica, Rights of Man, the Bible, Shakespeare, or the Mahabharata. Remarkable Books features 75 of the world's most momentous titles - from The Art of War to Anne Frank's Diary - and reveals their far-ranging impact.Books are the medium through which scientists, storytellers, and philosophers introduce their ideas. Discover seminal religious and political titles, cornerstones of science such as On the Origin of Species, and ancient texts such as the I Ching, which is still used today to answer fundamental questions about human existence.Get up close to see fascinating details, such as Vesalius' exquisite anatomical illustrations in Epitome, Leonardo da Vinci's annotated notebooks, or the hand-decorated pages in the Gutenberg Bible. Discover why Euclid's Elements of Geometry was the most influential maths title ever published, and marvel at rare treasures such as the Aubin Codex, which tells the history of the Aztecs and the early Spanish colonial period in Mexico. Remarkable Books gathers stories, diaries, scientific treatises, plays, dictionaries, and religious texts into a stunning celebration of the power of books
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DK
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Art
  • Nonfiction
  • History
Label
Remarkable Books
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:de613380-2b00-445e-8519-e5adc5c2eddc
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781465470881
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Remarkable Books
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:de613380-2b00-445e-8519-e5adc5c2eddc
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781465470881
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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