15 Results
15 Results
Land : how the hunger for ownership shaped the modern world —Winchester, Simon, author.
Book
2021
4 available of 12 items

Explores the concept of land ownership and how it has shaped history, examining how people fight over, steward, and occasionally share land, and what humanity's proprietary relationship with land means for the future.

When the sky breaks : hurricanes, tornadoes, and the worst weather in the world —Winchester, Simon, author.
Book
2017
11 available of 12 items

"Hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones, tornadoes: when these giant storms hit, they are natural disasters with huge impact!"-- Provided by publisher.

Pacific silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers —Winchester, Simon, author, narrator.
Book On CD
2015
1 available of 2 items

An exploration of the Pacific Ocean assesses its relationship with humans and indelible role in the modern world.

The men who united the States : America's explorers, inventors, eccentrics, and mavericks, and the creation of one nation, indivisible —Winchester, Simon, author.
Book
2013
11 available of 12 items

The author follows in the footsteps of America's most essential explorers, thinkers, and innovators to offer a new perspective on how the most powerful nation on Earth came together.

Land : how the hunger for ownership shaped the modern world —Winchester, Simon, author, narrator.
Book On CD
2021
1 available of 2 items

Land--whether meadow or mountainside, desert or peat bog, parkland or pasture, suburb or city--is central to our existence. Simon Winchester examines what we human beings are doing, and have done, with the billions of ac...

Land : how the hunger for ownership shaped the modern world —Winchester, Simon, author.
Large Print
2021
2 available of 5 items

Explores the concept of land ownership and how it has shaped history, examining how people fight over, steward, and occasionally share land, and what humanity's proprietary relationship with land means for the future.

Pacific silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers —Winchester, Simon, author.
Large Print
2015
2 available of 2 items

An exploration of the Pacific Ocean assesses its relationship with humans and indelible role in the modern world.

The perfectionists : how precision engineers created the modern world —Winchester, Simon, author.
Large Print
2018
2 available of 3 items

The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement - precision - in a superb history that ...

1