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Mitchell Beazley Ltd

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Works: 133 works in 205 publications in 1 language and 13,708 library holdings
Genres: Maps  World atlases  Guidebooks  History  Aerial views  Atlases  Directories  Pictorial works 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Other
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Most widely held works about Mitchell Beazley Ltd
 
Most widely held works by Mitchell Beazley Ltd
Wetlands in danger : a world conservation atlas( )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We meet the people who have come to depend on the resources of the wetlands for their livelihood: the fisher-people of the Sudd, who live on mounds that have been built up from natural detritus over the years; the Imraguen fishermen who, using long poles to beat on the water of Africa's Banc d'Arguin, attract dolphin that drive mullet inshore and into their nets; and the Ma'dan (Marsh Arabs) of Iraq, who have lived in the marshes for over 5000 years, isolated from the rest of Iraq by the extensive wetlands. (Using the expansive reed beds of the area, the Ma'dan have constructed artificial island houses that float on the lakes.) Wetlands also takes a look at the impact of wetlands loss on the people of these regions. By carefully monitoring threatened wetland regions, the IUCN (World Conservation Union) has revealed how the short-term gains of intensive agriculture, hydroelectricity, or other development projects may lead to the permanent loss of wetlands and their resources, and may destroy the livelihood of those people who depend on wetlands for pasture during dry season, and for their local fisheries. A multitude of up-to-date, full-color maps cover the wetlands region by region, providing information on the various types of wetland systems, wildlife, and vegetation in each area, and charting the course of conversion and degradation. Written in conjunction with the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Wetlands is not only a breathtaking view of the treasures of these plentiful areas, but a compelling call to reevaluate how our actions can affect the delicate ecological balance in these important regions
Mastering composition and light( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the elements of a good picture, and stresses viewpoint, main point of interest, boldness of shape, line and texture, exposure, and the use of light, space, and depth
Make color work for you( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographing the drama of daily life( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also covers photojournalism and special events photography
Take better travel photos( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover title: Taking better travel photos. Moves from planning a trip to photographing it and organizing a travelogue
Creating special effects( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning from the experts by Time-Life Books( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magic of black-and-white by Richard Platt( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses why some photographers use black-and-white film only and shows how it can be used by amateurs to create interesting effects in photos
Set up your home studio by Time-Life Books( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers home photograhy studios, with data on studio lighting, backgrounds, sets, and portrait photography and still-life photography there
Mastering color by John Farndon( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A warrior I have been. Now, it is all over. A hard time I have had." With these words, Sitting Bull surrendered to the U.S. government on July 20, 1881. Sitting Bull spent most of his life trying to protect his people. A proud father and brave warrior, Sitting Bull wanted the Lakota Sioux to continue hunting buffalo and roaming the Plains. Although he lost this battle, Sitting Bull is remembered for his brave actions and notable accomplishments. In this new biography of Sitting Bull, kids will marvel at the man who lived a life full of adventure and who was noted for his courage
Dealing with difficult situations( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also covers aerial photography, underground photography, stage photography, night sky photography, photography while sailing, still life photography, etc
The Random House atlas of the oceans( )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas of the oceans showing the environmental status of all the world's oceans, resources, topographical features, threatened species, and more
The facts of love : living, loving, and growing up by Alex Comfort( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents factual sex instruction and the author's advice for conduct based on concern for others
The earth and man; a Rand McNally world atlas by Rand McNally and Company( )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art and craft of papier mâché by Juliet Bawden( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides ideas for dozens of papier mache objects along with instructions, photos, and diagrams
The great geographical atlas by Rand McNally and Company( )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete oil painting course( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seafood : a connoisseur's guide and cookbook by Alan Davidson( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The World atlas of golf by The World Atlas of Golf( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at golf through some of the greatest courses. 170 great courses -- the best of 43 countries--The mysteries of the finest holes in golf
The Rand McNally concise atlas of the earth by Rand McNally and Company( )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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