Alejandro Navarro brings us a funny work full of curiosities about the history of chemistry. We will check how throughout history we have used chemistry for good and for evil; to make war, to enrich ourselves at the expense of other people or to poison them, but also to cure ourselves or feed a popu..
Video games have become one of the greatest cultural, artistic, and social phenomena. This book takes a trip through the history of the first consoles, tells interesting anecdotes, talks about the moral reactions which these caused, and explains the positive and negative effects. / ¿Conocías que la..
Increasingly, women raise their voices to maintain themselves in a society that oppresses them, expels them from public space and dictates a series of tastes and behaviors. The psychologist and writer María Fornet proposes to unite feminism and psychology to help women find their place in the world...
Have you ever been called a freak or a geek? Have you ever felt like one? Luke Jackson is 13 years old and has Asperger's. Luke has learned to laugh at such names but there are other aspects of life which are more difficult. Drawing from his own experiences, he wrote this enlightening, honest and wi..
Throughout this book we have tried to objectively and concisely address the topic of drugs in today's society, focusing on their most characteristic aspects to try and give consistent news coverage with a preventive context, in order to be useful for professionals and scholars of addictions. / A lo..
Genius. A Mosaic of A Hundred Exemplary Creative M
What is genius? This is the question that structures this monumental study of a hundred creative minds in the history of literature, carried out by today’s most important North American critic. From the Bible to Socrates, stopping at the transcendental works of Shakespeare and Dante, and arriving at..
In Goodbye, Things, Sasaki modestly shares his personal minimalist experience, offering specific tips on the minimizing process and revealing how the new minimalist movement can not only transform your space but truly enrich your life. Sasaki’s humble vision of true happiness will open your eyes. / ..
In this book Ramiro Calle takes a tour of the different school of oriental thought and philosophy: an extremely rich and varied universe which nevertheless turns out to be a complete enigma for the western citizen. / En este libro Ramiro Calle realiza un recorrido por las diferentes corrientes de p..
Character analysis through writing is used in psychology to allow one to learn a person's prominent personality traits quickly and easily. In this book you will find: the scientific basis of graphology, the keys to handwriting analysis and the importance of the signature, among other lessons to lear..
This is an extraordinary tour on the development of television fiction. From the experimental fictions in the 20s and 30s to live productions in the 40s; the comedy boom in the 80s, to the HBO Revolution and the acclaimed authorship of The Sopranos, The Wire and Breaking Bad. / Este es un libro que..
The professor of biology José Ramón Alonso offers an excellent compilation about the history of the brain in order to explain the evolution of the knowledge, the importance of the brain in our body, its conception, its functions, its role, diseases, psychiatry, surgery, neuroscience and much, much m..
Essential History of Spanish and Latin American Literature
Spanish Literature is, without a doubt, one of the most valuable contributions to Universal Culture. This Essential History summarizes the most interesting works. It traces the joint evolution of all the nations that have Spanish as a privileged instrument of artistic expression. / En este completo..