Cartoon History of the United States

Cartoon History of the United States Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 9780062730985
Release 1991-08-14
Pages 400
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What? You don't know what a Burgess is? -- You can't outline the Monroe Doctrine? -- Recall the 14th Amendment? -- Explain the difference between a sputnik and a beatnik? Then you need The Cartoon History of the United Statesto fill those gaps. From the first English colonies to the Gulf War and the S&L debacle, Larry Gonick spells it all out from his unique cartoon perspective.



The Cartoon Guide to Physics

The Cartoon Guide to Physics Author
ISBN-10 1888313528
Release 1997
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"Hands-on workshops teach you about inertia, collisions, acceleration and more. A timeline of history's great scientists show how our understanding of physics unfolded. A-Z or topical glossary-hopping explains unfamiliar terms"--Cover of user guide.



The Cartoon Guide to U S History 1585 1865

The Cartoon Guide to U S  History  1585 1865 Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 0064604209
Release 1987-01-01
Pages 192
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Cartoons review the history of America from the end of the Civil War up to now, and looks at important issues, events, and individuals



The Cartoon Guide to Algebra

The Cartoon Guide to Algebra Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 0062202707
Release 2015-01-15
Pages 256
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In this latest edition to the successful Cartoon Guide series, master cartoonist and former Harvard instructor Larry Gonick offers a complete and up-to-date illustrated course to help students understand and learn this core mathematical course taught in American schools. Using engaging graphics and lively humor, Gonick covers all of the algebra essentials, including linear equations, polynomials, quadratic equations, and graphing techniques. He also offers a concise overview of algebra’s history and its many practical applications in modern life. Combining Gonick’s unique ability to make difficult topics fun, interesting, and easy-to-understand—while still relaying the essential information in a clear, organized and accurate format—The Cartoon Guide to Algebra is an essential supplement for students of all levels, in high school, college, and beyond.



The Cartoon History of the Modern World Part 1

The Cartoon History of the Modern World Part 1 Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 9780060760045
Release 2006-12-26
Pages 272
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The Cartoon History of the Modern World is a wickedly funny take on modern history. It is essentially a complete and up–to–date course in college level Modern World History, but presented as a graphic novel. In an engaging and humorous graphic style, Larry Gonick covers the history, personalities and big topics that have shaped our universe over the past five centuries, including the Industrial Revolution, the American Revolution, the Russian Revolution, the evolution of political, social, economic, and scientific thought, Communism, Fascism, Nazism, the Cold War, Globalization––and much more. Volume I of the Cartoon History of the Modern World picks up from Gonick's award winning Cartoon History of the Universe Series. That series began with the Big Bang and ended with Christopher Columbus sailing for the New World. This book starts off with peoples that Columbus "discovered" and ends with the U.S. Revolution.



Cartoon Guide to the Environment

Cartoon Guide to the Environment Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 0062732749
Release 1996-03-15
Pages 240
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Do you think that the Ozone Hole is a grunge rock club? Or that the Food Web is an on-line restaurant guide? Or that the Green Revolution happened in Greenland? Then you need The Cartoon Guide to the Environment to put you on the road to environmental literacy. The Cartoon Guide to the Environment covers the main topics of environmental science: chemical cycles, life communities, food webs, agriculture, human population growth, sources of energy and raw materials, waste disposal and recycling, cities, pollution, deforestation, ozone depletion, and global warming—and puts them in the context of ecology, with discussions of population dynamics, thermodynamics, and the behavior of complex systems.



Cartoon History of the Universe

Cartoon History of the Universe Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 0399248536
Release 1994-06-01
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CAN TWO CD-ROM DISCS THAT HOLD THE HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSE BE BRILLIANT, HIP AND HILARIOUS AT THE SAME TIME? SURE! ENTER INTO A TIME MACHINE AND BE PREPARED TO EXPERIENCE ALL THE WEIRD AND WONDERFUL HISTORY THEY NEVER TAUGHT YOU IN SCHOOL. THIS CD-ROM SET IS OVERFLOWING WITH COLORFUL ANIMATIONS, AN ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK, VIVID 3D RENDERINGS, 17 INTERACTIVE GAMES AND DAYS OF LEARNING THROUGH EXPLORATION. TRAVEL THROUGH 13 BILLION YEARS VIA 7 VOLUMES OF HISTORY. REGARDLESS OF AGE - 10 TO 100, THIS CD-ROM TITLE WILL ENTERTAIN AND EDUCATE YOUR WHOLE FAMILY. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: IBM PC OR COMPATIBLE WITH 386SX/25MHZ PROCESSOR OR BETTER; 4MB RAM; HARD DRIVE; SOUND CARD; CD-ROM DRIVE; SUPER VGA ADAPTOR AND MONITOR; MOUSE; MS-DOS 3.1 OR HIGHER; WINDOWS 3.1; HEADPHONES OR SPEAKERS.



Cartoon Guide to Statistics

Cartoon Guide to Statistics Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 9780062731029
Release 1993-07-14
Pages 240
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If you have ever looked for P-values by shopping at P mart, tried to watch the Bernoulli Trails on "People's Court," or think that the standard deviation is a criminal offense in six states, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Statistics to put you on the road to statistical literacy. The Cartoon Guide to Statistics covers all the central ideas of modern statistics: the summary and display of data, probability in gambling and medicine, random variables, Bernoulli Trails, the Central Limit Theorem, hypothesis testing, confidence interval estimation, and much more—all explained in simple, clear, and yes, funny illustrations. Never again will you order the Poisson Distribution in a French restaurant!



The Cartoon History of the Universe Volumes 8 13 from the springtime of China to the fall of Rome

The Cartoon History of the Universe  Volumes 8 13   from the springtime of China to the fall of Rome Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 UOM:39015061090752
Release 2001
Pages 320
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The first Cartoon History of the Universe won raves from book critics and general readers alike and became a smash bestseller. Now Larry Gonick's back, with six more hilarious volumes in one tremendous package. Hip, multicultural, and funny, it has something for absolutely everyone.



The Cartoon Guide to Calculus

The Cartoon Guide to Calculus Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 0061689092
Release 2011-12-27
Pages 256
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A complete—and completely enjoyable—new illustrated guide to calculus Master cartoonist Larry Gonick has already given readers the history of the world in cartoon form. Now, Gonick, a Harvard-trained mathematician, offers a comprehensive and up-to-date illustrated course in first-year calculus that demystifies the world of functions, limits, derivatives, and integrals. Using clear and helpful graphics—and delightful humor to lighten what is frequently a tough subject—he teaches all of the essentials, with numerous examples and problem sets. For the curious and confused alike, The Cartoon Guide to Calculus is the perfect combination of entertainment and education—a valuable supplement for any student, teacher, parent, or professional.



The Cartoon Guide to Genetics

The Cartoon Guide to Genetics Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 1435245458
Release 2005
Pages 215
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Provides a humorous introduction to the fundamental principles of genetics, including inheritance, mutation, DNA, and gene splicing



The Cartoon History of the Modern World Part 2

The Cartoon History of the Modern World Part 2 Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 9780060760083
Release 2009-10-06
Pages 272
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From celebrated artist Lary Gonick, here is the extraordinary story of the modern world, from the French Revolution to today. More than thirty years ago, master cartoonist and historian Larry Gonick began the epic task of creating a smart, accurate, and entertaining illustrated history of the world. In this, the fifth and final book of this beloved and critically acclaimed series, Gonick finally brings us up to the modern day. The Cartoon History of the Modern World, Part II picks up at the Enlightenment; continues through two and a half centuries of revolution, social and economic innovation, nationalism, colonialism, scientific progress, and the abolition of slavery; and concludes in the early twenty-first century with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Essentially a college-level course in modern world history, with equal attention given to every area of the globe, Gonick's witty and engaging pages bring the past to life and put a brilliant new spin on our world. Whether you are a longtime fan or a first-time reader, this thrilling conclusion of our civilization's monumental story is not to be missed!



Cartoon History of Texas

Cartoon History of Texas Author Evault Boswell
ISBN-10 9781461625520
Release 2000-05-01
Pages 275
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Based on a 1912 publication about Texans who fought for the South in the Civil War, Texas Boys in Gray presents a collection of fascinating remembrances of those who were there. Sometimes humorous and sometimes heartbreaking, the experiences of these men are documented as a tribute to Texas war veterans. Texas Boys in Gray captures, in their own words, the patriotism, the fear, the confusion, the bravery, the terrible wounds, the desperate hunger, the camaraderie, the horrible prison conditions, and the joyful reunions that were all part of that historical time.



The Cartoon Introduction to Philosophy

The Cartoon Introduction to Philosophy Author Michael F. Patton
ISBN-10 9781429945226
Release 2015-06-02
Pages 176
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Philosophy like you've never seen it before The latest in the celebrated Cartoon Introduction series, The Cartoon Introduction to Philosophy is an authoritative and engaging guide to the fundamental questions about our existence. In this indispensable primer, Kevin Cannon—one of the talented illustrators behind Evolution and The Stuff of Life—and the philosopher Michael F. Patton introduce the wisecracking Greek Heraclitus, who hops in a canoe with us as we navigate the great debates of Western thought. As we make our way down the winding river of philosophy, we meet the pre-Socratics, who first questioned mythology and wondered about the world around them; encounter the disciplines of logic, perception, and epistemology; face the central problem of free will; and witness historic arguments over the existence of God. Along the way, famous thinkers like René Descartes and Immanuel Kant spell out their work in clear, lighthearted conversations that will put readers at ease. Patton's prose, combined with Cannon's rich artistry, puts the fun back into the quest for fundamental truths, imparting the love of wisdom to anyone willing to grab a paddle and join the ride. A rich combination of education and entertainment, The Cartoon Introduction to Philosophy is a must-have book for students and professors alike.



The Cartoon History of the Universe

The Cartoon History of the Universe Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 9781101902554
Release 2014-10-28
Pages 368
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An entertaining and informative illustrated guide that makes world history accessible, appealing, and funny.



Graphic Novels A Guide to Comic Books Manga and More 2nd Edition

Graphic Novels  A Guide to Comic Books  Manga  and More  2nd Edition Author Michael Pawuk
ISBN-10 9781440851360
Release 2017-05-30
Pages 719
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Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections



The Cartoon History of the Universe II

The Cartoon History of the Universe II Author Larry Gonick
ISBN-10 1435242858
Release 2008-11-13
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Here's a new installment of the phenomenal bestseller that Publishers Weekly selected as one of the twelve graphic books of all time. Spanning ages and continents from Ancient India to Rome and China in A.D. 600, Volume II is hip, funny, and full of info. B & W illustrations.