"Socialism" has particular appeal to intellectuals - the teachers, journalists and other commentators who pass comment on public policy without any special expertise on economic matters. This work explains the enduring appeal of socialist ideas.
No other bird is quite so ever-present and familiar, so embedded in our culture, as the robin. But how much do we really know about this bird? In this book, the author records a year of observing the robin both close to home and in the field to shed light on the hidden life of this apparently familiar bird.
This version of Robin Hood has Robin and his merry men when the King's deer manage to evade their arrows, dining out at McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken and eating jam sandwiches, Nevertheless, they are still more than willing to do battle with Robin's arch enemy Sir Guy de Custard Gisborne.
Robotics is a key technology in the modern world. Yet, despite these successes, robots have failed to live up to the predictions of the 1950s and 60s. In this Very Short Introduction, Alan Winfield considers how robotics can be both a success story and a disappointment, and how robots can be both ordinary and quite remarkable.
With stunning visual inspiration and refreshingly honest advice, this book from the bridal magazine and blog with the cult following, is here to help alternative brides pull off the wildest wedding of their dreams.
An eye-opening, enchanting journey into the miniature worlds of rock pools with a new author who will change the way you view even the most ordinary creatures - from crabs to barnacles, blennies to anemones - forever.
Helps you learn how to identify more than 450 rock and mineral specimens through stunning photographs and detailed characteristics. This guide to rocks, minerals, crystals and gemstones presents fascinating stories behind the world's natural treasures; from the Hope diamond to the Great Mogul emerald.