Release on 2012-10-02 | by Jason Fry,Paul R. Urquhart
Author: Jason Fry,Paul R. Urquhart
Pubpsher: Del Rey
THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE ULTIMATE INTERGALACTIC BATTLEFIELD Like many a great epic, Star Wars is rooted in a rich history of armed conflict. Now, for the first time, the facts, figures, and fascinating backstories of major clashes and combatants in the vast Star Wars universe have been documented in one fully illustrated volume. Extensively researched and inventively written, Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare combines action-filled narrative with encyclopedic knowledge that: • explores notable military units and groups • traces the development of significant armaments and technologies • profiles key warship classes, ground units, and manufacturers • provides capsule biographies of great military leaders • presents eyewitness troopers’ accounts of combat • plus—enough additional profiles, intel, history, and lore to span the cosmos! Encompassing all of the Star Wars media, including the legendary films, the hit TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the bestselling books, comics, and videogames, and packed with original artwork, Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare is a conquering achievement.
Mapping the entire Star Wars universe, an illustrated reference encompasses material from the films, comics, books, video games, and other sources to describe a host of planets, star systems, trade routes, political divisions, settlements, and galactic trouble spots, accompanied by essays and illustrations describing the characters and their travels. Original. 50,000 first printing.
This seventh edition of Time Out London for Children gives the lowdown on how to navigate the city with children, tot to teenager, in tow. Whether a native or a visitor, all the information needed is contained within these pages, including in-depth reviews of the best sightseeing, hotels, caf�s, restaurants, and shops, and comprehensive listings with opening hours, prices, and credit cards accepted.
Since publication of the first edition in 1998, Chinese History: A Manual has become an indispensable guide to researching the civilization and history of China. Updated through January 2000, the second edition discusses some 4,300 primary, secondary, and reference works, an increase of 1,500 titles over the first edition. The temporal coverage has been expanded to include the Republican period; sections on nonverbal salutations, weights and measures, money, and furniture have been added; the chapters on language, etymology, people, geography, chronology, warfare, leishu, food, and the Chinese world order have been thoroughly revised; and the subject index has been enlarged to include 2,500 technical terms.