Integrating words and pictures, this is a family reference book on the human body structured so that the individual themes of each spread make up a complete visual story and a self-contained module. On every spread there is a specially shot colour photograph of objects shown in real-life close-up d
Since ancient times people have sought to understand the structure and function of the human body. This stunning volume traces the ongoing quest by scientists and physicians to understand the complex intricate nature of our living form. From early studies of anatomy to the era of microbiology to modern hi-tech imaging techniques the body's mysteries continue to be explored. Discover how our skeleton muscles and joints give us support and movement and see the efficient systems that control our respiration circulation and digestion. Learn how the nervous system is the body's communication network and why genes determine our development. Find out how our senses operate and why the brain is our most unique feature. Illustrated with revealing anatomical models and original artworks Human Body is a fresh exciting introduction to the intriguing forms and functions of the human body.
Customer Reviews - DK Eyewitness Guides: Human Body
Steve Parker is a writer, editor, and consultant specializing in general science and life sciences. He graduated with BSc Honours First Class and is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. Steve has written more than 250 books, including The Human Body, Eyewitness Medicine, Eyewitness Human Body and Medicine. He has been shortlisted for prizes ranging from BBC Blue Peter Book of the Year to Times Educational Supplement Information Book of the Year and the Rhone-Poulenc Prize, and won the 2014 BMA Board of Science Award for the Public Understanding of Science, and as of 2018 is a two-time winner of the School Library Information Book award.
DK Eyewitness Guides: Human Body by Steve Parker
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