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Are you a visual learner? Or maybe you’ve been looking for an easy way to understand the basics of politics, economics, and technology? Do you have a desire to know more about how the human body and mind functions? Then DK, a multinational publishing company that specializes in publishing illustrated reference books for adults and kids, is here to help. Below are 10 illustrated reference books that will undoubtedly make learning any new subject easy.

The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Politics Book clearly and simply explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the history of political thought. This book is an essential reference for anyone wondering how politics works.

 

How Technology Works (How Things Work)

Devices are grouped by application–such as the home, transportation, and computing, then similar devices are placed side by side. How Technology Works is perfect for anyone who didn’t have training in tech subjects at school or is simply curious about how the technology world works.

 

The Economics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The book’s brilliance lies in its packaging of economic theory into easily digestible essays. Overall, this book will make economics not only accessible but potentially even fascinating to a wide range of readers

 

How Money Works: The Facts Visually Explained

How Money Works looks at how governments control money, how companies make money, how financial markets work, how individuals can maximize income through investments, and much more. Readers can follow the history of currencies, from bartering to Bitcoin, and see how money makes the world go ’round.

 

The History Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

From the dawn of civilization to the lightning-paced culture of today, take a fascinating journey through the most significant events in history and the big ideas behind each one. Perfect for an avid student or armchair historian, the clear explanations of ideologies behind events that have shaped our world into what it is today.

 

How the Body Works: The Facts Simply Explained

A bold, accessible, illustrated guide that delivers real scientific information on how the body works with a healthy side of fun facts and trivia. Learn about the senses, how we read faces and body language, nutrition and immunity, the brain, sleep, memory, dreams, and much more.

 

How Psychology Works: The Facts Visually Explained

This book makes the workings of the brain easy to understand and shows what happens when things go wrong, with information on disorders such as anxiety and paranoia, as well as explanations of the different therapies that are used to treat them, from psychoanalysis to art therapy.

 

The Ecology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The book has a simple chronological structure, with early chapters ranging from the ideas of classical thinkers to attempts by Enlightenment thinkers to systematically order the natural world. Later chapters trace the evolution of modern thinking all the way through to the political and scientific developments of the modern era, including the birth of the environmental movement and the Paris Agreement.

 

The Sociology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Sociology Book takes on some of humankind’s biggest questions: What is society? What makes it tick? Why do we interact in the way that we do with our friends, coworkers, and rivals? This book profiles the world’s most renowned sociologists and more than 100 of their biggest ideas, including issues of equality, diversity, identity, and human rights; the effects of globalization; the role of institutions; and the rise of urban living in modern society.

 

The Bible Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

This book highlights more than 100 of the most important Biblical passages and explains their theological significance and key concepts. Infographics illuminate the most significant concepts clearly and simply. The Bible Book is perfect for anyone with an interest in religion and the foundational text of Christianity and Judaism.

 

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