Most widely held works about Smithsonian Institution
Most widely held works by Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian timelines of the ancient world ( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 1,987 libraries worldwide
Tracks the advance of history from human origins to the Renaissance in all parts of the world simultaneously, through specially designed time charts featuring full-color photographs of fascinating artifacts from a diversity of cultures.
Thread of life : the Smithsonian looks at evolution by Roger Lewin ( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,969 libraries worldwide
Charts the course of evolution and traces advances that have been made in the field.
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 1,904 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.
The Smithsonian book of invention ( Book )
5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,892 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.
The Smithsonian collection of newspaper comics by Smithsonian Institution ( Book )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,870 libraries worldwide
Examples from the Yellow Kid of 1896 to Peanuts, B.C., and Doonesbury.
Biodiversity by National Forum on BioDiversity ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,839 libraries worldwide
Presidents by James Barber ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,790 libraries worldwide
A guide to the great leaders who have shaped American history.
Space, time, infinity : the Smithsonian views the universe by James S Trefil ( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,724 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.
American Revolution by Stuart Murray ( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,589 libraries worldwide
A visual guide, accompanied by text, to the people, battles, and events of America's war for independence.
The Smithsonian experience : science, history, the arts ... the treasures of the nation by Smithsonian Institution ( Book )
13 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 1,508 libraries worldwide
Fire of life : the Smithsonian book of the Sun ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,436 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.
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 )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,379 libraries worldwide
First ladies by Amy Pastan ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,372 libraries worldwide
A look at the forty-four First Ladies of the United States and their extraordinary lives.
Resources for teaching middle school science by National Science Resources Center (U.S.) ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
The story of the West : a history of the American West and its people ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,174 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.
A Smithsonian book of comic-book comics ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
Every four years ( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
Presents information on how presidential campaigns work including the primary election, party conventions, presidential debates, and polling, as well as the role of independent candidates.
The Fitness of man's environment ( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 1,106 libraries worldwide
Human ( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,004 libraries worldwide
A highly comprehensive and illustrated account of what makes us what we are: how we evolved, how our bodies work and develop, and how we think and behave, this unbelievable reference examines the qualities all humans share but also highlights the diversity of human society and culture. Profiling more than 250 peoples who inhabit the world and examining fascinating facts - from environmental and health issues to beliefs and customs - Human is the definitive illustrated guide to our species. In the tradition of "Animal" and "Earth" comes a new definitive visual guide that takes a unique look at what it means to be a human being. From evolution and biology to society, culture, and the future aspects of human life, this book examines the qualities that all humans share and profiles more than 250 peoples who inhabit the world.
Smithsonian physical tables by Smithsonian Institution ( Book )
60 editions published between 1896 and 1969 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
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