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DK Eyewitness Books Medieval Life

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The Middle Ages ran from the end of the Dark Ages to the Renaissance in the 15th century. Eyewitness Medieval Life gives the reader an in-depth look at life during that era, in both the town and the country, and for the peasants as well as the aristocracy. Discover the hardships of life on the land, and the magnificent tournaments of the royal court. Learn how food was prepared and served at a great banquet. See the illuminated chronicles kept by scholarly monks and how master craftworkers used their skills to decorate the great cathedrals. Featuring artifacts, costumes, furniture, and historical illustrations, Medieval Life is a unique and compelling introduction to the people and culture of the Middle Ages

Medieval Life

Author : DK
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DK Eyewitness Medieval Life is a unique and compelling introduction to the people and culture of the Middle Ages. Superb colour photographs of artefacts, costumes, furniture, and buildings, bring daily life in Medieval Europe vividly to life. Help your child discover the magnificent tournaments of the royal court, the bustling streets of a developing town, how the feudal system worked and much more. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about Medieval Life. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.dk.com/clipart.

DK Eyewitness Books Knight

Author : Christopher Gravett
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Be an eyewitness to the adventurous - and dangerous -life of a knight with DK Eyewitness Books: Knight. Did you know caltrops - nasty spiked objects - were scattered over the ground before battle to injure animals or men who trod on them? Take a look at a knight's life, from young squires learning the trade to weaponry, armour and battle with Eyewitness: Knight.

Medieval Life

Author : Andrew Langley
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An illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, royalty, and more.

Castle

Author : Christopher Gravett
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Looks behind fortress walls to explore how they were built to house hundreds of people and animals, how a boy rose from page to knight, and what castle life was like.

Medieval Life

Author : Susan Nicholson
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This workbook helps kids take their knowledge of the Middle Ages to the next level, from the daily life of a peasant to the building of a cathedral. Includes fill-in activities, a "turn-and-learn" info wheel in the folding back cover, fast facts at your fingertips, quiz pages, 2 leaves of stickers, parent notes, and curriculum-based content. Includes activity and quiz answers.

The Middle Ages

Author : Enzo George
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The time period from the Fall of Rome to the middle of the fifteenth century is explained in the artwork created and the words spoken by people in various cultures. Read about the roles played by the Vikings, the Ottomans, the Chinese, Islam, Christianity, and even the Black Death in this tumultuous period.

DK Eyewitness Great Britain

Author : DK Eyewitness
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Salty-fresh sea breeze and chips on the beach, sun soaked pub gardens in sleepy little villages, romantic medieval ruins and prehistoric wonders - discover Great Britain's unique charms. Whether you want to go wild swimming in the Fairy Pools of Skye, take a windswept walk along the Jurassic Coast or scale the heights of Snowdonia, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Great Britain has to offer. From the jagged peaks of the Scottish Highlands and dramatic moors of the Peak District, to the sweeping sands of Norfolk and Northumberland, Great Britain boasts miles of spectacular landscape to hike, bike and explore. Our recently updated guide brings Great Britain to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the island's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You'll discover: - our pick of Great Britain's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems - the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay - detailed maps and walks which make navigating the island easy - easy-to-follow itineraries - expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe - colour-coded chapters to every part of Great Britain, from London to Edinburgh, the Cotswolds to Cornwall Want the best of Great Britain in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 guides to Scotland, the Lake District, Cornwall and Devon and London.

DK Eyewitness Austria

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Coffee, cake and culture - welcome to Austria. Whether you want to hike in the alps, visit remarkably well-preserved medieval towns or simply indulge in Vienna's decadent café culture, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Austria has to offer. The rhapsodic beauty of Alpine peaks, idyllic valleys and sparkling lakes has long-enchanted visitors to Austria and engendered a rich cultural output. This is evident on the evocative cobblestoned streets and grand boulevards of Austria's cities, where the sounds of Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven fill the air, and magnificent palaces stand shoulder-to-shoulder with modern architectural-masterpieces. Our recently updated guide brings Austria to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You'll discover: -our pick of Austria's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems -the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay -detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe -colour-coded chapters to every part of Austria, from Vienna to Styria, Tyrol to Burgenland Want the best of Vienna in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Vienna.

DK Eyewitness Krakow

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A regal city frozen in time. Whether you want to enjoy a coffee in Kraków's iconic market square, explore the cavernous Wieliczka salt mine or simply indulge on moreish Pierogi, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Kraków has to offer. Winding medieval streets, monumental palaces, soaring gothic spires and an imposing castle overlooking the city - Kraków is a historic gem. This stunning array of medieval architecture belies the city's cosmopolitan vibrancy; Kraków abounds with atmospheric pubs, trendy wine bars and an excellent assortment of eateries serving up delectable Polish delicacies. Our newly updated guide brings Kraków to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography and our trademark illustrations. You'll discover: -our pick of Kraków's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems -the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay -detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe -colour-coded chapters to every part of the Krakóv, from the Old Town to Kazimierz, Wawel Hill to Piasek Touring the country? Try our DK Eyewitness Poland.

DK Eyewitness Prague

Author : DK Eyewitness
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Planning your trip to Prague? Look no further. Whether you want to bask in the medieval splendour of the Old Town Square, discover a wealth of artistic treasures, or simply taste the world-class beer, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Prague has to offer. One of Europe's most engaging cities, Prague is bursting with culture. Rich classical music spills out onto medieval streets, where bewitching spires tower over characterful old pubs and teeming market squares. Our recently updated guide brings Prague to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the city's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You'll discover: -our pick of Prague's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems -the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay -detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe -colour-coded chapters to every part of Prague, from Prague castle to Malá Strana, Staré Mesto to Nové Mesto -our new lightweight format, so you can take your guide with you wherever you go Want the best of Prague in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Prague for top 10 lists to all things Prague.

DK Eyewitness Budapest

Author : DK Eyewitness
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Discover two cities for the price of one. Whether you want to take a dip in mineral-rich thermal baths, step back in time on the cobbled streets of Castle Hill or enjoy cheap drinks in the city's ruin pubs, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Budapest has to offer. Gazing at each other across the Danube, the city's two halves have their own distinct characters. While Buda is famous for its incredible medieval architecture, Pest is bursting at the seams with historic cafes and vibrant neighbourhoods. Our recently updated guide brings Budapest to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the city's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You'll discover: - our pick of Budapest's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems - the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay - detailed maps and walks which make navigating the city easy - easy-to-follow itineraries - expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe - colour-coded chapters to every part of Budapest, from Gellért Hill and Tabán to Southern Pest, Belváros to Víziváros Want the best of Budapest in your pocket? Try out DK Eyewitness Top 10 Budapest.

DK Eyewitness Sardinia

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An atmospheric island bursting with history, culture and natural beauty. Whether you want to hike across rugged mountains, spot flamingoes near Cagliari or simply sip a glass of Cannonau overlooking the sparkling turquoise waters of the mediterranean, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Sardinia has to offer. Beyond the soft sands and warm seas which frame Sardinia lies a beguilingly wild interior of precipitous mountains, dense forests and craggy canyons where herds of wild horses roam free. Equally atmospheric are the island's captivating culture, characterful medieval cities and ancient sites which lie scattered across this enthralling landscape, testament to Sardinia's turbulent history. Our recently updated guide brings Sardinia to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the island's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You'll discover: -our pick of Sardinia's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems -the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay -detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe -colour-coded chapters to every part of Sardinia, from Cagliari to Barbagia, the Costa Smeralda to the Eastern Coast Planning a grand tour of Italy? Try our DK Eyewitness Italy.

Eyewitness Baseball

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Text and detailed photographs present the history, techniques, and interesting facts of baseball.

DK Eyewitness Croatia

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Planning your trip to Croatia? Look no further. Whether you want to walk the medieval walls of scene-stealing Dubrovnik, sail from one idyllic island to another, or café-hop around artsy Zagreb, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all Croatia has to offer. Croatia is a country of rich heritage and spectacular surroundings - think tranquil coastline and breathtaking national parks, historic sites and modern art museums. Our newly updated guide brings all of this - and more - to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our trademark illustrations. Our recently updated guide brings Croatia to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You'll discover: - our pick of Croatia's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems - the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay - more than 600 photographs and illustrations - detailed maps and walks, which make navigating the country easy - easy-to-follow itineraries - more than 10 detailed maps - expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe - colour-coded chapters to every part of Croatia, from Dubrovnik to Split, Pula to Zagreb - new lightweight format so you can take it with you wherever you go Have less time or on a city break? Try our pocket-friendly Top 10 guide to Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast for a detailed breakdown of Croatia's charming city.

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DK Eyewitness Germany

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Germany promises an array of famous sights and hidden gems. Whether you want to visit Bavaria's captivating castles, walk the medieval streets of Rothenburg ob der Tauber or enjoy sublime classical music in concert, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Germany has to offer. Boasting some of Europe's finest lakes and no fewer than 16 national parks, this country is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. But Germany is also synonymous with art and culture, which can be experienced at its world-class galleries and museums. Our recently updated guide brings Germany to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You'll discover: - our pick of Germany's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems - the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay - detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy - easy-to-follow itineraries - expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe - colour-coded chapters to every part of Germany, from Berlin to Munich, Saxony to Hesse - our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go Want the best of Germany in your pocket? Try our top 10 guides to Berlin and Munich.

Media Communication

Author : Clive Gifford
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Text and illustrations introduce the many kinds of communications and media, and how they have developed, from drums and smoke signals through the invention of printing, to the Internet and virtual reality.

Titanic

Author : Simon Adams
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Detailed descriptions of the Titanic, including its accommodations, and a retelling of its sinking in the North Atlantic in April, 1912.

DK Eyewitness Books Arms and Armor

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DK Eyewitness Arms and Armor is an original and exciting look at the history of weapons and armor through the ages. Stunning real-life photographs reveal the design, construction, and workings of armor, offering a unique "eyewitness" view of how methods of warfare have changed. Show your child the very first weapons ever made, the armor worn by medieval knights, the battledress of a Japanese samurai, and the guns used by the frontiersmen and outlaws of the Wild West. They'll also discover the weapons that were carried by the first police officers, how sword and pistol duels were fought and much more!