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Big History: Examines Our Past, Explains Our Present, Imagines Our Future

David Christian · Dk Publishing
Pages: 440
Format: Print book

Featuring a foreword by the father of Big History, David Christian, and produced in association with the Big History Institute, Big History provides a comprehensive understanding of the major events that have changed the nature and course of life on the planet we call home. This first fully...
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The Story of Design: From the Paleolithic to the Present

Charlotte Fiell · The Monacelli Press
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

Encompassing the fields of architecture, graphics, industrial design, and interior design, this definitive account surveys design from the prehistoric era and the ancient world, through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution and Modern Movement, to our own digital...
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Writing Historical Fiction: A Writers' and Artists' Companion

Celia Brayfield · Bloomsbury Academic
Format: Paperback

Writing Historical Fiction: A Writers' & Artists' Companion is an invaluable companion for a writer working in this challenging and popular literary genre, whether your period is Ancient Rome or World War II. PART 1 includes reflections on the genre and provides a short history...
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Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy

Cynthia Kuhn · W. W. Norton & Company; Fully Revised and Updated Fourth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

The fourth edition of the essential, accessible source for understanding how drugs work and their effects on body and behavior. A bestseller in its three previous editions, Buzzed is now revised and updated with the most recent discoveries about drugs. It includes new information about...
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The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing : Everything You Need to Know to Create & Sell Your Work.

Writer's Digest Editors · Writer'S Digest
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

1 online resource (599 p.)
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How to Become a Famous Writer Before You're Dead: Your Words in Print and Your Name in Lights

Ariel Gore · Three Rivers Press
Pages: 265
Format: Paperback

This may come as a shock, but brilliant writing and clever wordplay do not a published author make. True, you'll actually have to write if you want to be a writer, but ultimately literary success is about much more than putting pen to paper (or fingers to keys) . Before you snap your...
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The Gardener's Year

Kate Johnsen · Dorling Kindersley
Pages: 317
Format: Paperback

Learn how to plan a garden that is colorful and productive throughout the entire year.The Gardener's Year is packed with timely gardening tips for a wide variety of garden projects, covering flowers and plants, fruits, vegetables and herbs, and trees and shrubs. Its vibrant galleries...
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The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy

Blaine T Bettinger · Family Tree Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Unlock the secrets in your DNA! Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most-cutting edge tool available. This plain-English guide is a one-stop resource for how to use DNA testing for genealogy. Inside, you'll find guidance on what DNA tests are available, plus...
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The St. Martin's Guide to Writing with 2016 MLA Update

Rise B Axelrod · Bedford/St. Martin's
Pages: 944
Format: Paperback

THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. Whether...
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MLA Handbook / Edition 8

The Modern Language Association of America · The Modern Language Association of America
Pages: 146
Format: Print book

The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Works are published today in a dizzying range of formats. A book, for example, may be read in print, online, or as an e-book -- or perhaps...
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