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Smithsonian Institution

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Works: 10,668 works in 17,578 publications in 4 languages and 539,843 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Biography  Reference works  Chronologies  Conference papers and proceedings  Military history  Catalogs 
Roles: Producer, Editor, prn, Other, Author, Publisher, 475, Researcher, Donor, Former owner
Classifications: AS30, 505
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Presidents by James Barber( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 2,978 WorldCat member 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 2,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual guide, accompanied by text, to the people, battles, and events of America's war for independence
First ladies by Amy Pastan( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the forty-four First Ladies of the United States and their extraordinary lives
Smithsonian timelines of the ancient world by Christopher Scarre( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 1,941 WorldCat member 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
The Smithsonian collection of newspaper comics by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and held by 1,846 WorldCat member 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 1,786 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,740 WorldCat member 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 1,715 WorldCat member 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 1996 in English and held by 1,612 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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 )

73 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedic summary of prehistory, history, cultures and political and social aspects of native peoples
Smithsonian meteorological tables by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

72 editions published between 1896 and 1994 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member 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
Fashion : the definitive history of costume and style( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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
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 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Smithsonian timelines of the ancient world
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Institusi Smithsonian

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Walcott Collection

Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution

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スミソニアン博物館

スミソニアン研究所

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史密森尼学会

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American RevolutionFirst ladiesSmithsonian timelines of the ancient worldIn the age of mankind : a Smithsonian book of human evolutionBiodiversityThe Civil War : a visual historyNatural history : the ultimate visual guide to everything on EarthThe story of the West : a history of the American West and its people