The Timeline Atlas
World History + Maps & Flags of Today's World
Beginning with a summary of our knowledge about the universe, the solar system and the physical geography of Earth, this reference book covers both space and time, its ‘timeline’ spanning millennia, from early humans to the conflicts of 2014.
Dent's Modern Tribes
The Secret Languages of Britain
Hobbies and professions all have their unique and colourful jargon, which is often completely baffling to outsiders. But now Countdown’s resident word expert has decoded these mysterious idioms by interviewing hundreds of members of Britain’s ‘tribes’, from twitchers to spies. Here she presents the idiosyncratic vocabulary that she has learned, so that you too can discover why bin collectors love a ‘Tiffany’, what a publisher means by ‘deckle’ and how ticket inspectors discreetly request back-up.