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Biodiversity by D.C.) National Forum on Biodiversity (1986 : Washington( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 2,899 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 )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual guide, accompanied by text, to the people, battles, and events of America's war for independence
The Smithsonian collection of newspaper comics by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Included in this Smithsonian Collection are some of the most accomplished and critically notable strips from the Yellow Kid of 1896 - the first to attain definitive form - to such admired contemporary works as Peanuts, B. C., and Doonesbury. Along the way we come across old favorites : Katzenjammer Kids, Mutt and Jeff, The Gumps, Gasoline Alley, Moon Mullins, Bringing Up Father, Mickey Mouse, Little Orphan Annie, Dick Tracy, Li'l Abner, Barnaby, Pogo, and ever so many more. Most of the works chosen for this volume have intrinsic excellence and were popular with the readers of their time. The editors have looked for comics that are important, interesting, artistic, funny, representational, curious - some or all of these - take your pick. These newspaper comic strips are an important part of our cultural history. They are also fun to read - and are meant to be enjoyed."--Rabat de la jaquette
Thread of life : the Smithsonian looks at evolution by Roger Lewin( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,666 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,600 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
The Smithsonian book of invention by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,567 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
Maker lab : 28 super cool projects : build, invent, create, discover by Jack Challoner( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about science in your own home kitchen using everyday materials. Put together a school project or simply make something incredible to share with your friends! --
Space, time, infinity : the Smithsonian views the universe by James Trefil( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,393 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
Fashion : the definitive history of costume and style( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,382 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
Presidents by James Barber( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the great leaders who have shaped American history
Natural history : the ultimate visual guide to everything on Earth by Kathryn Hennessy( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,175 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 1,131 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
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 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Smithsonian book of comic-book comics( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1,072 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
The changing conversation in America : lectures from the Smithsonian by William F Eadie( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a series of public lecturers sponsored by the Smithsonian Associates and the National Communication Association, this book provides insight into concerns that conversation is changing in negative ways in the United States, both on an interpersonal level and on a national level
Eighteenth-century ceramics from Fort Michilimackinac : a study in historical archeology by J. Jefferson Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judaica at the Smithsonian : cultural politics as cultural model by Grace Cohen Grossman( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Air & space Smithsonian by Smithsonian Institution( )

in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports and feature articles on pilots, astronauts and aerospace scientists, re-created epic flights of famed air and space craft of every type and every era; the official publication of the Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum
Wheels and wheeling : the Smithsonian cycle collection by Smith Hempstone Oliver( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Constellation question by Howard Irving Chapelle( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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In the age of mankind : a Smithsonian book of human evolution
American RevolutionIn the age of mankind : a Smithsonian book of human evolutionPresidentsNatural history : the ultimate visual guide to everything on EarthThe story of the West : a history of the American West and its peopleFunding Smithsonian scientific researchThe Smithsonian Institution : a novel
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