The Resource Books that changed history, contributors, Father Michael Collins, with Alexandra Black, Thomas Cussans, John Farndon and Philip Parker

Books that changed history, contributors, Father Michael Collins, with Alexandra Black, Thomas Cussans, John Farndon and Philip Parker

Label
Books that changed history
Title
Books that changed history
Statement of responsibility
contributors, Father Michael Collins, with Alexandra Black, Thomas Cussans, John Farndon and Philip Parker
Title variation
from The Art of War to Anne Frank's Diary
Contributor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained in this stunning treasury ... spanning the history of the written word, from 3000 BCE to the modern day. Chronological chapters show the evolution of human knowledge and the changing ways in which books are made. Discover incredible coverage of history's most influential books including the Mahabharata, Shakespeare's First Folio, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Penguin's first ever paperbacks. From Darwin's groundbreaking On the Origin of Species to Louis Braille's conception of the Braille system that we still use today, these are world famous books that have had the biggest impact on history. Every book is presented with breathtaking photography and fascinating biographies of those who created them. Books That Changed History gathers dictionaries, diaries, plays, poems, treaties, and religious texts into one stunning celebration of the undisputed power of books"--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
NZWHB
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Books that changed history, contributors, Father Michael Collins, with Alexandra Black, Thomas Cussans, John Farndon and Philip Parker
Label
Books that changed history, contributors, Father Michael Collins, with Alexandra Black, Thomas Cussans, John Farndon and Philip Parker
Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: From The art of war to Anne Frank's diary
  • Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
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Dimensions
31 cm
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Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780241289334
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
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Other physical details
illustrations (colour, black and white)

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