Anthropology, Human Geography, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology
Amin belongs to the Taca-Taca nomadic tribe in the land of Akida. Accidentally separated from his tribe, he decides to look for a new name and a new land to belong to. Along the way, however, he realises that he already has a name and a land. The story is based on Principle 3 of the Rights of the Child, ...Show more
The king and queen of Togramia have one son, who will one day inherit the kingdom. Unfortunately, the wisest men pronounce that his health is very delicate and must be protected from everything. The king and queen order the palace doors to be closed and all the surfaces to be covered with wool and cotto ...Show more
This title takes an in-depth look at Topshop and the business behind one of the most well-known and exciting clothing brands today. Beginning with a single shop, Topshop is now finding global success with thousands visiting its flagship store every day. We cover how Topshop came into being, the successe ...Show more
Can you imagine what our lives would be like after an outbreak of super-plague? How would people respond to the danger and how would medical professionals cope? What would be the threats to public order and to the things we take for granted, such as the supply of food and energy? This book traces the po ...Show more
How do people survive in Australia's outback? "Australia the People" takes children on a journey through the country's Aboriginal heritage, European colonisation and modern life. Spectacular colour photographs introduce children to the lifestyles of Australia's multicultural society. Topics include: the ...Show more
Shelter is essential for all living beings, and forms of dwellings have changed over time depending on needs and available materials. Read about the evolution of homes through the centuries from simple caves to energy efficient and environmentally friendly eco-pods.
Category: Social Sciences
Introduce children to the concept of politics and find out who's in charge across the world from presidents, prime ministers and dictators, to kings and queens. This book will look at different systems of leadership that exist globally, looking in particular at how democracies work and what voting and ...Show more
VIEWPOINTS is a challenging social issues series that inspires debate on the questions raised by today's world. Thought-provoking quotations give opposing viewpoints whilst a clear text keeps an objective stance but does not shy away from unpopular opinions.
Category: Social Sciences
A companion to the internationally acclaimed bestseller Material World: A Global Family Portrait, this remarkable volume portrays a multicultural odyssey in words and images that illuminates the hopes, dreams, joys, and sorrows of women the world over. A testament to the indomitable power of the human s ...Show more
Three children from different villages compete to reach the Temple of the Oracle each hoping to be chosen to receive all the knowledge of the wisest man ever known. Each village hopes that its little hero has the skills and qualities to outdo the other two. Along the way, the three children learn their ...Show more