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Smithsonian Institution

Overview
Works: 11,441 works in 16,366 publications in 3 languages and 491,542 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Biography  Conference proceedings  Catalogs  Chronology  Exhibition catalogs  Military history 
Roles: Producer, Editor, Publisher, Other, Contributor
Classifications: AS30, 505
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Most widely held works by Smithsonian Institution
Presidents by James Barber( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 2,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide to the great leaders who have shaped American history
Biodiversity by Edward O Wilson( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 2,784 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
American Revolution by Stuart Murray( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A visual guide, accompanied by text, to the people, battles, and events of America's war for independence
Resources for teaching middle school science by National Science Resources Center (U.S.)( )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smithsonian timelines of the ancient world by Christopher Scarre( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 2,002 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 )
13 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,917 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 )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,861 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 )
7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,855 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
First ladies by Amy Pastan( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the forty-four First Ladies of the United States and their extraordinary lives
In the age of mankind : a Smithsonian book of human evolution by Roger Lewin( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,801 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
Space, time, infinity : the Smithsonian views the universe by James Trefil( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,594 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
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 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fire of life : the Smithsonian book of the Sun ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,328 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
Smithsonian physical tables by Smithsonian Institution( Book )
53 editions published between 1897 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,322 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. On knovel, the Smithsonian physical tables are now easy to navigate and are full-text searchable as are all references on knovel. All entries in the index are hyperlinked to their page numbers
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 1,211 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
The Civil War : a visual history ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a pictorial history of the Civil War that includes artifacts, maps, personal narratives, and historical timelines for each year of the war
Fashion : the definitive history of costume and style ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,166 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."--p.[4] of cover
Natural history : the ultimate visual guide to everything on Earth by Becky Alexander( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,163 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
A Smithsonian book of comic-book comics ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reproductions from their first comic-book printings for such characters as Superman, Batman, Scribbly, Plastic Man, Captain Marvel, Little Lulu, Donald Duck, Pogo, and The Spirit
Privateers in Charleston, 1793-1796 : an account of a French palatinate in South Carolina by Melvin H Jackson( Book )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Institut Smithsonian
Muʼassasat Smīthsūniyān
Smithsonian
Smithsonian institution
Smithsonian Institution in Washington
Smitsona institūcija
Smitsona institūts
Smitsonovskiĭ institut
Smitsonovskij institut
Walcott Collection
Washington (D.C.)
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution
Смитсоновский институт
Languages
English (314)
Spanish (1)
Portuguese (1)
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