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American Museum of Natural History

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Works: 4,764 works in 7,417 publications in 5 languages and 182,717 library holdings
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Natural history( )

in English and held by 5,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition by Caroline Alexander( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 2,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an account of the Shackleton expedition of 1914, during which explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven set out to cross the Antarctic continent on foot, only to have their ship, Endurance, break up eighty-five miles short of their destination, leaving them stranded for close to two years. Includes a photographic record of the adventure
Culture and commitment : a study of the generation gap by Margaret Mead( Book )

18 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 2,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genomic revolution : unveiling the unity of life by American Museum of Natural History( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 2,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation
Design with nature by Ian L McHarg( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 1,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Size Books
Birds of North America( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographic reference covers more than 650 species--all birds that breed or are regularly seen in North America--and includes information on behavior, nesting, and habitat
Faces( )

in English and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The identity of man by Jacob Bronowski( Book )

19 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays defending the human claim to have a mind
Indians of the northwest coast by Philip Drucker( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invitation to archaeology by James Deetz( Book )

10 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James Deetz explores the principles, methods, and problems of the present-day archaeologist from the viewpoint of how he works, the nature of his evidence and how it is analyzed, and where archaeology fits into the broader scheme of anthropological study. Excavation, radiocarbon dating, form analysis, space-time slope patterns, as well as the context, function, and structure of uncovered artifacts and sites are all carefully considered; and their role in piecing together cultures of the past is discussed."--Jacket
Law and warfare : studies in the anthropology of conflict by Paul Bohannan( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World wide survey of conflict; p.11-12; Social equilibrium restored among Aborigines by means of regulated combat, nearest weapons to hand used by Gringal tribe, fixed number of spears thrown, offender to protect himself with shield, Kurnai ritual combat after death due to magic; accompanied by special songs, tribal elders as enforcement agency; p.19-20; Little formal procedure in Australia, power in hands of older men, council rather than court; p.23; Life taken not always that of slayer, any member of slayers group may be taken
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History( )

in English and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprises articles on geology, paleontology, mammalogy, ornithology, entomology and anthropology
Gods and rituals : readings in religious beliefs and practices by John Middleton( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains Chapter 7 The nature of Australian totenism by A.P. Elkin, listed separately
War : the anthropology of armed conflict and aggression by American Anthropological Association( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the expanded text of prepared papers and comments delivered at a symposium held on Nov. 30, 1967, in Washington, D.C., during the Sixty-sixth Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association
The human odyssey : four million years of human evolution by Ian Tattersall( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three and a half million years ago, two upright figures walked together across the Laetoli desert in Tanzania, their footsteps captured forever in volcanic ash. Based on the new Hall of Human Biology and Evolution at the American Museum of Natural History, the most extensive exhibition of the subject ever designed, The Human Odyssey examines how both significant fossil finds and startling new theories have been used by scientists to trace the path of human evolution. Drawing from the latest research in both the laboratory and the field, some of the most provocative questions scientists have ever asked are answered: Where did we come from, and how did we become what we are today
Welcome to the genome : a user's guide to the genetic past, present, and future by Rob DeSalle( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Welcome to the Genome takes you right into the thick of today's most cutting-edge science and its far-reaching implications. Authors Rob DeSalle and Michael Yudell have written a book which clearly explains the ongoing saga of our attempts to understand the mystery of biology's Rosetta Stone and use its code to better our lives." "This book employs an understandable style and full-color illustrations to provide insights into the complex science involved. It delves into the past discoveries that led to the sequencing of the human genome; it presents the challenges facing today's scientists and society and culture in general; and it considers the future possibilities of the developing genome era. Social issues, particularly questions of ethics, receive special attention, covering an important area too often overshadowed by science and technology."--Jacket
Epidemic by Brian R Ward( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what an epidemic is, how it evolves, various causes and carriers, and efforts to prevent epidemics
Animal life by Charlotte Uhlenbroek( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring and explaining every aspect of animal behavior in stunning, awe-inspiring action sequences and fascinating, in-depth prose, this resource offers the inside story on what makes animals tick
North American Indian by David Hamilton Murdoch( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a full-color illustrated examination of the customs and traditions of many North American Indians including those of the Great Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes region, far North, and more
Environment and cultural behavior : ecological studies in cultural anthropology by Andrew Peter Vayda( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This anthology deals with human ecology-- the relationship between man and his environment. In it the editor brings together the most exciting new studies by anthropologists to have been written in the past few years, some of which appear here for the first time. From second-millennium agriculture to twentieth-century air pollution, this volume includes a unique variety of studies of man and the world around him."--Back cover
 
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The Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition
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The genomic revolution : unveiling the unity of lifeBirds of North AmericaThe human odyssey : four million years of human evolutionWelcome to the genome : a user's guide to the genetic past, present, and futureEpidemicAnimal lifeNorth American Indian
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American Museum

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American Museum of Natural History New York

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AMNH (American Museum of Natural History)

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