National Geographic Society (U.S.). Special Publications Division
Most widely held works by National Geographic Society (U.S.).
The incredible Incas and their timeless land by Loren McIntyre ( Book )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and held by 2,694 libraries worldwide
A history of the Inca Empire and its expansion duringthe 15th and 16th centuries until its conquest by theSpanish under Francisco Pizarro.
The mysterious Maya by George E Stuart ( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 2,660 libraries worldwide
History of the Indian civilization that existed in Central America from A.D. 250 to 900.
The Revolutionary War : America's fight for freedom by Bart McDowell ( Book )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 2,630 libraries worldwide
The Civil War by Robert Paul Jordan ( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1983 in English and held by 2,523 libraries worldwide
Personalized portrait and pictorial chronicle of the men and events, campaigns and battlefields of the American Civil War.
In the footsteps of Lewis and Clark by Gerald S Snyder ( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 2,292 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 English and Spanish and held by 2,224 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.
Our country's Presidents by Frank Burt Freidel ( Book )
15 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in English and held by 2,151 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.
Mysteries of the ancient world ( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 2,096 libraries worldwide
Trails West ( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 2,081 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.
Gypsies, wanderers of the world by Bart McDowell ( Book )
3 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in Spanish and English and held by 2,055 libraries worldwide
Railroads : the great American adventure by Charlton Ogburn ( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 1,996 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 )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 1,971 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.
Those inventive Americans ( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,958 libraries worldwide
A collection of biographical sketches of inventors including the famous and the not so famous.
Splendors of the past : lost cities of the ancient world ( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 1,944 libraries worldwide
Foreword -- An introduction : cities lost and found / by John Carswell -- The Sumerians of Mesopotamia ; The royal cities of Solomon / by Seymour L. Fishbein -- Pompeii : city sealed in time / by Thomas O'Neill ; photographed by David Hiser -- The mysterious kingdom of Kush / by Cynthia Russ Ramsey ; photographed by Michael S. Yamashita -- Angkor and the ancient Khmer / by Louis de la Haba -- The Hittites of Asia Minor / by Louis de la Haba ; photographed by Mehmet Biber -- Land of the Sinhalese Kings / by Cynthia Russ Ramsey ; photographed by David Hiser.
The American cowboy in life and legend by Bart McDowell ( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,934 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of the cattle industry from its beginning in Mexico to the present.
The mighty Mississippi by Bern Keating ( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,897 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.
Discovering man's past in the Americas by George E Stuart ( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,884 libraries worldwide
The Vikings by Howard La Fay ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1,883 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.
American mountain people ( Book )
4 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and held by 1,858 libraries worldwide
Pictorial survey of the life, occupations and culture of the people who live in the Southern Appalachians, the Ozarks, the Rockies and Mountains of the Far West.
Great American deserts by Rowe Findley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,827 libraries worldwide
Describes the deserts in the Southwest United States including the Mojove, Sonoran, Chihuahuan and Great Basin. Also includes information on the desert cultures in the Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Baja California, Casa Grandes, Pueble Bonito, San Ignacio and information on some of the groups and individuals who survived the desert.
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