The legend of the Vikings is one that is shrouded in mystery. In this book, we
uncover the truth about the Vikings, from their origins in Scandinavia to their expeditions across the seas. Known to be ruthless raiders and fearless fighters, discover how the Vikings expanded their empire and conquered new lands. Featuring:
Origins of the Vikings - Find out how the Vikings came to be, and where they set up home
Raiding & Trading - See how the Vikings made a name for themselves as fearless warrirors
End of the Viking age - Read about the Viking legacy, and what caused the Vikings to die out
Exhibits - A collection of rare artefacts, detailing the history of the Vikings
Rotman Management Leader’s Digest is a compilation of best-selling articles on a timely management topic. Available in digital format only, the first volume in the series is all about ‘Thriving’. A thriving workforce is one in which employees and their leaders are not just satisfied and productive: they are engaged in creating the future - both the organization's and their own. This special digital compilation issue from Rotman Management gives you timeless ideas from our archives that will enable you, your employees, and your organization to thrive. Articles include "Thriving at Work: Why It's Important and How to Enable More of It" by Gretchen Spreitzer, Christine Porath, and Cristina Gibson; "Coaching High Performance: Lessons from Veterans in Two Arenas" by Roger Martin, Bob Brett, and Jennifer Riel; "Thriving in Ambiguity: Lessons from Exploratory Organizations" by Lauren Pollak and Katherine Wakid; "Give Me a Break: The Role of Work Breaks in the Quest for Optimal Productivity" by John Trougakos,"Team Alchemy: What Happens in the Spaces Between People" by Chelsea Vandiver; "Developing Leaders for a World of Uncertainty" by Andrew Day and Kevin Power; and more.
The All About History Book Of The First World War explores the battles, spotlights the soldiers, and considers significant figures as well as the people back home, examining what relationships were like between all involved. The words and imagery are accompanied by historical artefacts that, combined, truly paint a picture of what life was like during the First World War. Featuring:
The First Battle of Ypres - Learn about the battles and offensives on all fronts, at land and at sea.
The Role of Women in War - Discover what life was life back home in terms of people and literary influences.
Trench Life - Find out what life was like for the soldiers of the First World War.
The Exhibits - Read letters, diary entries, official repots and more.
More than a directory, Best of Singapore 2013 is a handy compendium of the best products and services available in Singapore. Need a tailor, a caterer for a special gathering, or expert advice on holidays, living well and looking great? The Best of Singapore 2013 contains choice listings of over 90 product and service categories, complemented by informative feature stories and personal recommendations from those in the know. For the discerning consumer, who demands the best quality and value, Best of Singapore 2013 is a single-volume guide to the best that money can buy.
Let the great felines of the world surprise you with their amazing versatility and strength, from the iconic Siberian tiger to the shy and rarely seen Bornean Bay Cat. Discover how these predators stay at the top of their food chain in Northern America, Asia, African plains and Spanish forests. If that isn't enough, we go in to meet the lion's neighbours in the African Wildlife section, getting closer to rhinos, zebras, gazelles and hyenas. Featuring:
Iconic Big Cats - Meet the most famous big cats of the world, from the famous tiger and iconic lion, and discover the beauty of some of the most beloved wild animals
Rare big cats - Go deep into jungles and high up into mountains to find some of the rarest and most endangered cats known to man - including the Bornean Bay Cat, of which only 12 cats have ever been found
African Wildlife - The legendary continent with some of the greatest fauna on the planet is unearthed in this section
Amazing imagery - See the photography that took tremendous courage to capture - from up close portraits of ferocious hyenas to stalker shots of the shy Iberian lynx
With dozens of amazing science experiments that can be easily tried at home, the How It Works Book of Science Experiments is the perfect companion for every young scientist in the making. The book is packed with explosive activities and incredible projects – from making mega bubbles to building a matchbox microphone – and features a foreword by the brilliant Robert Winston. Featuring:
The Material World - An investigation into the world of chemistry, and the exciting study of matter
Electricity and Magnetism - Discover the electrifying science behind lightning, magnetism and more
The Natural World - Investigate the incredible world around us with a range of awesome experiments focused on nature
Home Experiments - Put your scientific know-how to the test with these fantastic experiments from the How It Works team.
Big picture leadership, fine-tuned. A cross-discipline approach to the art and science of leadership, with research, opinion and practical advice from the world’s foremost business thinkers and practitioners.
Featuring the latest in thought leadership from industry professionals and top academics, Rotman Management is a 'kick in the cortex'. The magazine, published by the Rotman School of Management, offers new ways to think about complex problems and enables readers to shape their organizations-and the world-for the better.
Sky at Night Magazine brings you The Apollo Story – your complete guide to the greatest journey in human history. The story begins with the disastrous fire that killed the crew of Apollo 1, continues through Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon, and ends as the cost of space exploration halted the programme at Apollo 17. Packed with all the facts, figures and stories from each and every Apollo mission, as well as rare photographs, this special edition tells the full story of this giant leap.
Studio Classroom is the second most popular English-teaching magazine in Taiwan. The magazine and accompanying radio and TV programs have won numerous awards over the years, including Taiwan's famous Golden Bell and Golden Tripod Awards. Studio Classroom is distributed and broadcast in Mainland China, the U.S. Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
Space has fascinated mankind from the earliest days of civilisation, and as we keep scratching the surface of the vast universe in which we live, our sense of awe and wonder continues to grow unabated. Now, with the technological advancements being made by the world's space agencies, we understand more than ever about the things that are happening beyond our own planet. This new revised edition of the How It Works Book of Space has been updated with more of the latest astronomical advancements, stunning space photography from the most advanced telescopes on the planet, and tantalising glimpses of what the future of space exploration holds.
- Journey from the surface of the Sun, past planets, moons, asteroids and more, towards the edge of our Solar System
- Be inspired by over half a century of space exploration, and take a look at the exciting possibilities the future holds
- Explore the furthest reaches of our amazing universe, from the secrets of the Big Bang to the mystery of dark matter
- How do telescopes work? What's the weather like in space? Discover the answers to these questions and more
Amazing facts and stunning illustrations help you discover the human anatomy, how our bodies work and uncovers all of the answers to your curious questions. From how you hear, to how your digestions works, through how your bones repair fractures and on to how we express emotions, this updated edition explores the body like never before.
50 amazing body facts - Explaining what makes our bodies so fascinating
Human anatomy - Guides to all your essential organs, from brain and heart to liver and lungs
The body at work - An in-depth look at what makes our bodies tick
Curious questions - Answers to the mysteries surrounding your body, including what powers our cells and how eye drops work
The history of Britain is a rich and colourful one, taking in plagues, fires, triumph, deceit, murder, glory, exploration and discovery.
BBC History Magazine brings the story of Britain to life. From the first humans, through the mysteries of Stonehenge, invasion by the Vikings, 1066 and the Normans to Tudor Kings & Queens, the Industrial Revolution, the World at War and so much more! This special edition is an insightful and educational look at 5,000 years of British history.
「大家說英語」、「空中英語教室」 以及「彭蒙惠英語」 是由空中英語教室文摘雜誌社所發行的三本英語教學雜誌。 「彭蒙惠英語」則是本系列雜誌中最新、難度也最高的一本，主要是提供給大學生與企業人士等，做為英語進深加強之用。課程內容十分廣泛，內容取材自國際媒體，提供讀者一扇「通往世界之窗」。2004年，「彭蒙惠英語」也獲得最佳語言學習類雜誌金鼎獎的榮譽。
Studio Classroom publishes three monthly magazines: Let's Talk in English, Studio Classroom and Advanced. Advanced contains material at the highest English level of the three magazines. It is most suitable for university students and business professionals. Advanced articles cover a wide range of topics. Most are reprinted from international magazines providing Advanced readers with a ""Window on the World."" In 2004 Advanced won Taiwan's Golden Tripod Award for excellence in the language learning magazine category.
ThinkSales magazine caters exclusively to the needs of sales management leaders. The editorial objective of ThinkSales magazine is to empower, motivate and inspire sales leaders with strategic knowledge, tactical skills, management insights and exposure to international sales and management thought-leadership and best practice necessary to lead sales organisations to achieve higher and sustainable sales results.
How It Works is the science and technology magazine that feeds eager minds and inspires a sense of awe and wonder in the world around us. The first copies of the How it Works Annual sold out in record time, but we have now reprinted this popular bookazine so it is available to buy once again. Find the solution to hundreds of life’s little mysteries with the How It Works Annual, a beautiful compilation of the finest articles from your favourite new science magazine. Packed with a combination of in-depth features and bite-sized articles, volume one of the Annual brings you the highlights from a year of How It Works, including articles from the highly sought-after early editions.
Discover the rise of the Roman Empire from its mythical beginning and mighty battles, the victorious conquests and ruthless rulers, including Julius Caesar and Emperor Augustus, to the empire's inevitable decline and fall. Find out about what life was like in Rome for the rich and poor, the various crimes and punishments, and the vital role of slavery in Rome's economy. The legacy of this vast empire remains with us today, reinforcing the glory of the rule of ancient Rome. Featuring:
An emerging empire - From its mythical beginning, find out how Rome rose to Kingdom, Republic and then Empire.
Life in ancient Rome - From the Senate to the streets, from luxurious baths to exploited slaves, discover what life was like for the rich and poor.
Rulers of Rome - Learn about the many rulers and important players of Rome: merciless Caesar, Mark Antony, Pompey the Great and divine Augustus.
The mighty battles - The power and legacy of Rome's army remains today, from Egypt to England.
The story of Prince William and Catherine Middleton is one that has captured the imagination of the world. In New Royal Family, we examine not just the immediate family that are paving the way for George’s eventual reign, but also the history of royal births and how tradition still plays a large part in the lives of the royal family. We chart the relationship between Catherine and William, from meeting at university to their marriage, watched by millions. We also take a look at the first year of Prince George’s life, from his christening steeped in tradition, to his first public engagements, and the new addition to the family, expected in April 2015. This is the story of a monarchy for the 21st Century, at the same time both incredibly historic, and excitingly modern. Featuring:
A Low Key Courtship - Discover the story of Catherine and William's first years as a couple.
Careers - How did the future Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spend their years before marriage?
The Wedding - Take a look behind the scenes of the most high-profile wedding of the 21st Century.
The Future of the Family - From George's first year, to another pregnancy, find out what the future holds for the Cambridge family.
Once upon a time, a man named Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the Moon claiming it to be “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Join us as we take you further than ever imagined across our Solar System and into deep space. Featuring:
Explore the Galaxies - Learn about what it takes to get up into space
Discover the Solar System - Journey from the Sun at the centre to the very edges of our Solar System
Sights of the Universe - Space Junk, mega storms, stars and so much more to see on your tour
Into Deep Space - Watch galaxies collide, stars turn supernova and much more in the deepest depths of the galaxy
Explore the wonders of the Solar System through magnificent photographs captured by space probes and the world’s most powerful telescopes. From the Sun right out to the Kuiper Belt, the planets, moons and asteroids that surround us have never looked so striking.
This special edition from the makers of BBC Sky at Night Magazine is the ultimate guide for seasoned astronomers and curious novices, taking you on a high-definition journey like no other.