Currently in the grip of an oppressive military junta whose crimes against the people of the country have been condemned across the world, Burma has been much in the news on account of the recent people uprising in protest at the ruling regime (2007) and the devastating cyclone (2008). Despite this, much of what goes on remai... read more
Stunning photos of a world made of ice and snow!
Following the success of Scotland's Coast, acclaimed landscape photographer Joe Cornish has trained his lens on another outstanding feature of the country for which he holds so much affection - its mountains. He sets out to capture the unique character of each range, from the soaring peaks of the Southern Highlands in the sou... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for British Book Awards: TV & Film Book of the Year 2007.|
A lavish, breathtaking look at the Earth as never seen before, from the producer and author of the phenomenal "Blue Planet". Prepare yourself for a spectacular tour of the world's many habitats, each possessing its own unique mood. From the claustrophobic darkness of the Deep Ocean to the big skies of the Op... read more
Antarctica covers ten percent of the world's surface, an area equal to the USA and Mexico combined. Its harsh environment locks 70 percent of the world's fresh water into ice sheets, in places over four kilometres deep; yet a unique ecosystem supports one of the richest concentrations of wildlife in the world. This book provi... read more
Lavishly illustrated throughout with photographs, maps, and specially-commissioned artworksClearly structured and wide-ranging in content, to inform and engage both lay-readers and academicsLooks into the future, to assess mankind's impact on the oceans, and the damage caused by marine pollutionAn invaluable reference work wh... read more
This work shows how the once stable continent of Africa has been fragmented and how this process has catalyzed the evolution of some remarkable animals and plants. The book covers the jungle, the mountains, the savannah, the rivers and lakes, the coasts, and the deserts. Hardback
The "Ganges" (Gang Ma or Great Mother) is the holiest river in the world. Rising from the pure glacial meltwaters of the Himalayas, it flows down onto India's northern plain and heads eastward into the swamplands of Bangladesh, finally discharging a vast, 500km (310-mile) tongue of silt into the Bay of Bengal. As well as fill... read more
No animal has captured the human imagination quite like the horse, depicted in cave drawings thousands of years ago through countless renderings in paint, clay, ink, even film. In his first book, award-winning photographer Tim Flach's quest to document the horse has resulted in EQUUS, an intensely moving look at an animal - a... read more
Searching for a piece of paradise in Australia?
Sleeping Beauties will turn your escapist dreams into reality.
Equally at home on your coffee table or in your overnight bag, Sleeping Beauties is an expertly compiled and sumptuously photographed selected of Australia's most exquisite accommodation. Ranging f... read more
During seven years of travel to seven continents and thirty countries, Chris Rainier photographed the traditions od tattooing, scarifications, piercing and other forms of body-altering art, origins of which date to the dawn of mankind. Here in Ancient Marks: the Sacred Origins of Tattoos and Body Marking, Rainier presents mor... read more
'A photographic collection exploring what the world eats featuring portraits of thirty families from twenty-four countries surrounded by a week's worth of food' - provided by publisher
|Author:||N E Thing|
Provides a new collection of computer-generated three-dimensional images.
|Author:||Martine & Caroline Laffon|
Humans perch homes in trees and float them in lakes; they build them to last for centuries and make them portable enough to carry on their backs; they look for design inspiration in the landscape, in the human body, and in flora and fauna.
A Home in the World offers a deep perspective on home design by revealing how di... read more