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National Geographic Society (U.S.). Special Publications Division

Overview
Works: 357 works in 713 publications in 3 languages and 158,021 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Biography  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries 
Roles: Publisher, Editor
Classifications: CB311, 970.00497
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Most widely held works about National Geographic Society (U.S.).
 
Most widely held works by National Geographic Society (U.S.).
The mysterious Maya by George E Stuart( Book )
10 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 2,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History of the Indian civilization that existed in Central America from A.D. 250 to 900
The Civil War by Robert Paul Jordan( Book )
8 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and held by 2,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Personalized portrait and pictorial chronicle of the men and events, campaigns and battlefields of the American Civil War
The Revolutionary War : America's fight for freedom by Bart McDowell( Book )
9 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in English and held by 2,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Our country's Presidents by Frank Freidel( Book )
16 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in English and held by 2,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents biographical sketches of each American President and his contribution to history. The social reforms, diplomatic and domestic achievements, and the characteristics of each Presidential family are detailed in a six- to ten-page profile
In the footsteps of Lewis and Clark by Gerald S Snyder( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having himself retraced the journey of Lewis and Clark, the author tells the story of their adventurous expedition from St. Louis to the Pacific Coast, emphasizing the scientific and geopolitical importance of the expedition
The mighty Aztecs by Gene S Stuart( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in Spanish and English and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the Aztecs: how their empire was destroyed by the Spanish conqueror, Cortes; how treasures of their art and elements of their culture survive today
Trails West by National Geographic Society( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and held by 2,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes chapters on the Santa Fe Trail, the Oregon Trail, the Mormon Trail, the California Trail, the Gila Trail, and the Boseman Trail
Mysteries of the ancient world by Christine K Eckstrom( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and Chinese and held by 1,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Gypsies : wanderers of the world by Bart McDowell( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A quicksilver people, Gypsies resist scrutiny, sliding away from the spotlight of attention, remaining always an enigma. For a thousand years Gypsies have roamed the earth, living mainly by their wits, often just a step ahead of their nemeses, the authorities
Splendors of the past : lost cities of the ancient world by National Geographics Society( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... The 19th century marked the real beginning of modern archaeology. Even so, those in the vanguard were more often romantic adventurers or heedless plunderers than trained scientists. Properly interpreting an unfolding series of discoveries has taken decades of exhausting, meticulous digging and sifting through the humble remains of houses, drains, and garbage pits ... Silent artifacts and ruined buildings can tell us an amazing amount. Fortified city gates and walls unearthed in the Holy Land enrich our knowledge of the days of King Solomon. Far up the Nile in the Sudan, clusters of pyramids and baffling stone structures hint at the grandeur of the mysteries of the Kingdom of Kush ... In its special, large format, enhanced by more than 250 color photographs and 17 specially commissioned paintings, 'Splendors of the Past' brings to life the fascinating world of our ancestors"--Front flap of cover
The American cowboy in life and legend by Bart McDowell( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of the cattle industry from its beginning in Mexico to the present
Railroads : the great American adventure by Charlton Ogburn( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical account of the growth of the railroad and it's influence on American history
The wild shores : America's beginnings by T. Loftin Snell( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 1,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the origins of America's early settlers and the successes and failures of the early French, English, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Swedish, German, and Russian settlements in the New World
National Geographic book of mammals by National Geographic Society /( Book )
12 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A picture encyclopedia presenting a general introduction to the world's mammals and the vital statistics and behavior for each of the entries from aardvark to zorilla
Those inventive Americans by Robert L Breeden( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of biographical sketches of inventors including the famous and the not so famous
Discovering man's past in the Americas by George E Stuart( Book )
4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mighty Mississippi by Bern Keating( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Over 2,000 miles of the Mississippi River from its source just south of the Canadian border to the Gulf of Mexico described in touristic manner ... its ports, ships & people
The Vikings by Howard La Fay( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A recounting "of the Northmen as determined by archeologists" and a study of the world of the Norse gods and the Viking leaders: Exic Bloodax, Leif the Lucky, Olef the Stour, and Harold Handraada
Builders of the ancient world : marvels of engineering ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the architectural and engineering feats which have been discovered and studied in Greece and Rome, in Mesoamerica, in South America, in India, in China, and at other sites
The Appalachian Trail by Ron Fisher( Book )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gives a description of the Appalachian Trail through photographs and text
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division

National Geographic Society División de Publicaciones Especiales
National Geographic Society Special Publications and School Services Division
National Geographic Society (Spojené státy americké). Special Publications and School Services Division
National Geographic Society (U.S.). Special Publications and School Services Division
National Geographic Society (U.S.). Special Publications Division.
National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C. Special Publications Division
Special Publications Division, National Geographic Society.
Languages
English (99)
Spanish (6)
Chinese (1)
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