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Smithsonian Institution

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Works: 9,674 works in 16,003 publications in 5 languages and 534,222 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Biography  Chronologies  Conference papers and proceedings  Military history  Catalogs  Periodicals  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Editor, prn, Other, Researcher, Publisher
Classifications: Q11.S8, 973.099
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Presidents by James Barber( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 2,834 libraries worldwide
A guide to the great leaders who have shaped American history
American Revolution by Stuart Murray( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,390 libraries worldwide
A visual guide, accompanied by text, to the people, battles, and events of America's war for independence
Smithsonian timelines of the ancient world by Christopher Scarre( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and French and held by 1,961 libraries worldwide
Illustrated timecharts trace the unfolding of human history around the world from prehistory to the Renaissance
The Smithsonian collection of newspaper comics by Smithsonian Institution( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and held by 1,867 libraries worldwide
Examples from the Yellow Kid of 1896 to Peanuts, B.C., and Doonesbury
First ladies by Amy Pastan( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,856 libraries worldwide
A look at the forty-four First Ladies of the United States and their extraordinary lives
Thread of life : the Smithsonian looks at evolution by Roger Lewin( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,805 libraries worldwide
Charts the course of evolution and traces advances that have been made in the field
The Smithsonian book of invention by Smithsonian Institution( Book )
8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,764 libraries worldwide
Traces the history and development of invention and technology from prehistoric times to the present and examines the impact of technology and industry on civilization
In the age of mankind : a Smithsonian book of human evolution by Roger Lewin( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,740 libraries worldwide
Describes what is currently known about human evolution, loks at the work of anthropologists, and discusses the human traits of consciousness and language
Biodiversity by Edward O Wilson( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 1,625 libraries worldwide
Presents information about the animal life featured in the Smithsonian's Ocean Planet exhibition in Washington, D.C. Provides information about the 32 organisms that are highlighted in the panels around the sculpture base in the exhibit. Includes pictures and additional resources
Space, time, infinity : the Smithsonian views the universe by James Trefil( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of astronomy, looks at what we have learned about the Sun, Moon, stars and planets, and identifies key questions which face astronomers of the future
The Civil War : a visual history ( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,419 libraries worldwide
Produced with the Smithsonian Institution and released in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the start of the war, "The Civil War" is a definitive visual history of one of the most defining moments in our country's history. Includes comprehensive timelines, first-person accounts by soldiers, civilians, and key political and military leaders, as well as examinations of broader topics such as transportation, the economy, and the treatment of wounded soldiers
Indians; the great photographs that reveal North American Indian life, 1847-1929, from the unique collection of the Smithsonian Institution by Joanna Cohan Scherer( Book )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and held by 1,413 libraries worldwide
Fire of life : the Smithsonian book of the Sun ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,274 libraries worldwide
Explores man's perception of and relation to the sun from earliest times to the present, discussing the sun's origin, solar energy, and facts and theories that implicate the sun in near-disasters and including hundreds of photographs and illustrations
Natural history : the ultimate visual guide to everything on Earth ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
Overseen and authenticated by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, Natural History presents an unrivaled visual survey of Earth's natural history. Giving a clear overview of the classification of our natural world-over 6,000 species-Natural History looks at every kingdom of life, from bacteria, minerals, and rocks to fossils to plants and animals. --from publisher description
The story of the West : a history of the American West and its people by Robert M Utley( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
Recounts the history of the West from the emergence of pre-Columbian civilizations more than 12,000 years ago to the urban West of today
Fashion : the definitive history of costume and style ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
"From simple to sophisticated, elegant to excessive, what we wear says who we are. "Fashion" is the ultimate visual guide to everything ever worn. From the extravagance of Ancient Egypt, through the legendary fashion houses of Chanel and Dior, to the latest cutting-edge labels, this gorgeous collection of costume and dress shows how fashion reflects people and places, and captures the times in which they lived"--Page 4 of cover
Snack time, Tyrannosaurus rex! by Gerry Bailey( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 980 libraries worldwide
This book tells the story of Ankylosaurus. This armored beast looked like a walking tank. It lived during the Cretaceous period between 100 and 65 million years ago and fed on plant material. At the end of its tail grew a bony club that it used to protect itself
Smithsonian meteorological tables by Smithsonian Institution( Book )
32 editions published between 1949 and 1994 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Rapid development of the science of meteorology during the past two decades has made necessary a complete revision of both the scope and contents of the Smithsonian Meteorological Tables
Resources for teaching middle school science by National Science Resources Center (U.S.)( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Treasures of the Smithsonian by Edwards Park( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Features the masterpieces of art, history, invention, and nature selected from the Smithsonian exhibition
 
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Alternative Names
Muʼassasat Smīthsūniyān
Smitsonovskiĭ institut
Washington (D.C.). Smithsonian Institution
Смитсоновский институт
Languages
English (282)
Spanish (1)
Portuguese (1)
French (1)
Hebrew (1)
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