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

Overview
Works: 320 works in 608 publications in 3 languages and 157,872 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Biography  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries 
Roles: Publisher, Other
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 )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 2,710 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 )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and held by 2,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personalized portrait and pictorial chronicle of the men and events, campaigns and battlefields of the American Civil War
The incredible Incas and their timeless land by Loren McIntyre( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 2,599 WorldCat member 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 Revolutionary War : America's fight for freedom by Bart McDowell( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in English and held by 2,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Our country's Presidents by Frank Freidel( Book )

19 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in English and held by 2,483 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 )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 2,228 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 )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 2,194 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 )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 2,007 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 )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and Chinese and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Splendors of the past : lost cities of the ancient world by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Book )

6 editions published between 1918 and 1986 in English and held by 1,919 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
Gypsies : wanderers of the world by Bart McDowell( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,903 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
Railroads : the great American adventure by Charlton Ogburn( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical account of the growth of the railroad and it's influence on American history
The American cowboy in life and legend by Bart McDowell( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the cattle industry from its beginning in Mexico to the present
The wild shores : America's beginnings by T. Loftin Snell( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 1,830 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 (U.S.)( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 1,804 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 National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,792 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 )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vikings by Howard La Fay( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1,757 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
The mighty Mississippi by Bern Keating( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,751 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 Appalachian Trail by Ron Fisher( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives a description of the Appalachian Trail through photographs and text
 
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National Geographic book of mammals
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controlled identityNational 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

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National Geographic book of mammals