Crocodile: Evolution's Greatest Survivor
Few animals inspire the sort of awe and fear that the crocodilians do. Those who share their habitats tread warily at the water’s edge, and their mythology abounds with stories and legends of these giant predators. The more dangerous the species, the more fearsome the tales of its exploits, but these tales have arisen from...
Jewels on Queen
Ancient Roman engraved rings, eye miniatures, love tokens, an Art Deco aquamarine, and diamond brooch: all of these collectibles appear in an exclusive Sydney shop in Queen Street, Woollahra. Anne Schofield, Australia’s best-known antique jewelery expert, unlocks the cabinets in her shop and reveals the favorite pieces of jewelery she has... Keywords in Subversive Film / Media Aesthetics
Keywords offers a conversational journey through the overlying terrains of politically engaged art and artistically engaged politics, combining a major statement on subversive aesthetics, a survey of radical film strategies, and a lexicon of over a thousand terms and concepts.
No other book combines an ambitious...
The Routledge Dictionary of Gods, Goddesses, Devils and Demons This dictionary covers, in one volume, over 1800 of the most important deities and demons from around the world. From classical Greek and Roman mythology to the gods of Eastern Europe and Mesopotamia, from Nordic giants to Islamic jinns and Egyptian monsters, it is packed with descriptions of the figures most worshipped and feared around the world... The Stairway to Heaven (Book II) (2nd Book of Earth Chronicles) Since earliest times, humanity has pondered the incomprehensible mysteries of the universe, life...and the afterlife. Was there somewhere on Earth where, after death, mortal man could join the immortal Gods? Where was this place? By whom was it established? And does it still exist today? After years of painstaking research--combining recent... A to Z of Physicists (Notable Scientists)
Another important survey in the Notable Scientists series, A to Z of Physicists focuses not only on the lives and personalities of those profiled, but also on their research and contributions to the field. A fascinating and important element of this volume is the attention paid to the obstacles that women and minority physicists have overcome...
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