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Smithsonian Institution

Works: 10,628 works in 17,393 publications in 4 languages and 537,539 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Biography  Reference works  Conference papers and proceedings  Military history  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs 
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Classifications: AS30, 505
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Presidents by James Barber( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 2,811 libraries worldwide
A guide to the great leaders who have shaped American history
American Revolution by Stuart Murray( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,428 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 )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 1,944 libraries worldwide
Illustrated timecharts trace the unfolding of human history around the world from prehistory to the Renaissance
First ladies by Amy Pastan( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,849 libraries worldwide
A look at the forty-four First Ladies of the United States and their extraordinary lives
The Smithsonian collection of newspaper comics by Smithsonian Institution( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and held by 1,845 libraries worldwide
Examples from the Yellow Kid of 1896 to Peanuts, B.C., and Doonesbury
Thread of life : the Smithsonian looks at evolution by Roger Lewin( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,791 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 1,741 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 )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,719 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 )
13 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 1,630 libraries worldwide
This important book for scientists and nonscientists alike calls attention to a most urgent global problem: the rapidly accelerating loss of plant and animal species to increasing human population pressure and the demands of economic development. Based on a major conference sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences and the Smithsonian Institution, Biodiversity creates a systematic framework for analyzing the problem and searching for possible solutions
Space, time, infinity : the Smithsonian views the universe by James Trefil( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,493 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 1,432 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 )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,414 libraries worldwide
"A Ridge Press book"
Fire of life : the Smithsonian book of the Sun ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,247 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 1,191 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 1,179 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
Handbook of North American Indians by Smithsonian Institution( Book )
67 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
Encyclopedic summary of prehistory, history, cultures and political and social aspects of native peoples
Smithsonian meteorological tables by Smithsonian Institution( Book )
71 editions published between 1896 and 1994 in English and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
In preparing this volume, every effort has been made to obtain the latest and most authoritative data available, and to follow as far as possible the most recent recommendations in the International Meteorological Organization
Fashion : the definitive history of costume and style ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,030 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
Smithsonian physical tables by Smithsonian Institution( Book )
40 editions published between 1897 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Comprising 901 tables concentrating on a broad scope of common physical and chemical data, the information provided is of general interest to scientists and engineers and of particular interest to those involved with physics in its larger sense. On knovel, the Smithsonian physical tables are now easy to navigate and are full-text searchable as are all references on knovel. All entries in the index are hyperlinked to their page numbers
Resources for teaching middle school science by National Science Resources Center (U.S.)( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
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