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Houston Museum of Natural Science

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Works: 110 works in 181 publications in 3 languages and 3,427 library holdings
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Alaska by Fraser Clarke Heston( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few places on earth impose greater survival challenges and the conflict between climate and life than Alaska. Despite harsh conditions, life in Alaska always finds a way to endure. Voyage into the last great frontier where nature enchants the eye with magnificient spectacles. Witness the spirit of the wild in the thundering stampede of the caribou, the beauty of the polar bear, the stealthful, deadly hunt of the wolf pack and the majesty and resiliency of life itself in wild Alaska
Egypt's golden age, the art of living in the New Kingdom, 1558-1085 B.C. : catalogue of the exhibition by Boston Museum of Fine Arts( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia : Land beyond time by David Flatman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia is the world's largest island and smallest continent. It is an exotic and intriguing land shaped by it's isolation from all other lands. With thousands of miles of red desert sand dunes that characterize its famous Outback and lush coastal rainforests rich in unique wildlife, Australia is a place of extremes. Go on a breathtaking journey back in time to witness the birth and evolution of a mysterious land that harbors remnants of Earth's earliest life and many of its strangest creatures that exist nowhere else on the planet
Kremlin gold : 1,000 years of Russian gems and jewels by Joel A Bartsch( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genghis Khan and the Mongol empire( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mongolia : heartland of Asia / James Bosson -- Mongolia : ancient hearth of Central Asia / Steven B. Young -- Tree rings, climate history, and Genghis Khan / Gordon C. Jacoby -- Masters of the steppe : peoples of Mongolia / David Sneath -- Mongolian shamanism : the mosaic of performed memory / Manduhai Buyandelger -- Sounds from nature : music of the Mongols / Peter K. Marsh -- Precursor to empire : early cultures and prehistoric peoples / William Honeychurch, William W. Fitzhugh, and Chunag Amartuvshin -- Empire building before the Mongols : legacies of the Turks and Uyghurs / Jonathan K. Skaff and William Honeychurch -- Genghis Khan emerges : power and polity on the steppe / Isenbike Togan -- Genghis Khan / Morris Rossabi -- Mongol women / Morris Rossabi -- "All the Khan's horses " / Morris Rossabi -- Introduction to "The secret history of the Mongols" / Paul Kahn -- Rule by divine right / Shagdaryn Bira -- Ancient cities of the steppe / J. Daniel Rogers -- Searching for Genghis : excavations of the ruins at Avraga / Noriyuki Shiraishi -- The crossroads in Khara Khorum : excavations at the center of the Mongol empire / Ulambayar Erdenebat and Ernst Pohl -- The search for Khara Khorum and the palace of the Great Khan / Hans-Georg Hüttel -- John of Plano Carpini and William of Rubruck / David Morgan -- Xi Xia : the first Mongol conquest / Ruth W. Dunnell -- The Mongolian western empire / David Morgan -- Rashid al-Din / David Morgan -- The Golden Horde and Russia / Daniel C. Waugh -- Conquerors and craftsmen : archaeology of the Golden Horde / Mark G. Kramarovsky -- The Mongols at war / Timothy May -- The vision in the dream : Kublai Khan and the conquest of China / Morris Rossabi -- Emissaries, East and West : Rabban Sauma and Marco Polo / Morris Rossabi -- Ibn Battuta / Ross E. Dunn -- The Yuan synthesis : Chinese influence on the Mongol culture (1271-1368) / François Louis -- Chinese influence on Iranian art in the Mongol empire / Willem J. Vogelsang -- A marriage of convenience : Goryeo-Mongol relations in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries / George L. Kallander -- The lost fleet of Kublai Khan : Mongol invasions of Japan / James P. Delgado, Randall J. Sasaki and Kenzo Hayashida -- Forensics in the Gobi : the mummies of Hets Mountain Cave / Bruno Frohlich [und weitere] -- Cave burials of Mongolia / Ulambayar Erdenebat -- Mongolia from empire to republic, 1400 to 1921 / Pamela K. Crossley -- Buddhism in Mongolia / Shagdaryn Bira -- Genetic legacy of Genghis Khan / Theodore G. Schurr -- I conquer like a barbarian! : Genghis Khan in the western popular imagination / Peter K. Marsh and Myagmar Saruul-Erdene -- Today's Genghis Khan : from hero to outcast to hero again / Nomin Lkhagvasuren
Saint Peter and the Vatican : the legacy of the popes by Allen Duston( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt's golden age : the art of living in the New Kingdom, 1558-1085 B.C. by Rita E Freed( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents a comprehensive view of what life was like in Egypt between 1558 and 1085 B.C. It includes some of the most beautiful and fanciful objects, probably reserved for the wealthy, as well as basic utilitarian items used by all."--Preface
Genghis Khan and the Mongol empire by William W Fitzhugh( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a heavily illustrated, beautifully produced and accessible scholarly treatment of Mongol history for the wider public, offering a comprehensive view from pre-historic times to the modern age. The book is a concise, rich text, with contributions from archaeology to biological anthropology. Presented in five parts - Before Genghis, lands and peoples of Mongolia; Genghis Times; Mongolian Western Empire; Kublai Khan and Yuan China; concluding with Genghis' Legacy, the decline of the Yuan dynasty to the present day. Findings from excavations and extensive evidence of handicraft production and metalwork illustrate the book. The clear prose, beautiful design, and wide-ranging illustrations will fascinate general readers as well as scholars. The book has contributions from forty leading scholars and is published in collaboration with The Smithsonian Institution and the Mongolian Preservation Foundation
Africa : the Serengeti by George V Casey( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An IMAX film showing a close up view of the East African Serengeti plain, with spectacular vistas and a look at Africa's predators, lions, crocodiles, cheetahs, etc
San Pedro y el Vaticano : la herencia de los Papas by Allen Duston( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qing dai yu diao zhi mei = Jade, Chʻing dynasty treasures( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Chinese and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost worlds : life in the balance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lost Worlds ... ", discover the Wondrous relationships of living things, explore humanity's interconnectedness with nature, and gain insight into the puzzle of human survival itself
Fabergé : the McFerrin Collection : the opulence continues ... by Dorothy McFerrin( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the second volume about [the McFerrin] collection and reveals Feberge pieces acquired over the past three years, many of which have never been published before, in addition to a selection of important Imperial Russian pieces that appeared in the first book, "From a Snowflake to an Iceberg: the McFerrin Collection" (2013), and a few of their personal favorites" -- jacket flap
Terra cotta warriors : guardians of China's first emperor : an exhibition of discoveries from the tomb complex of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, Xi'an, China by Albert E Dien( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanishing worlds : art and ritual in Amazonia( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warriors, tombs and temples : China's enduring legacy by Suzanne Elizabeth Cahill( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The imperial tombs and temples of China's ancient capital, Xi'an, have yielded incredible secrets. Massive terra cotta arvies guarded the Qin and Han emperors into the afterlife and by the Tang Dynasty, unbelieveable riches were pouring in from the silk road, China's connection to the West
Horizons plus science stories( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alaska : spirit of the wild by George Casey( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlton Heston narrates on a stirring documentary examining the beautiful landscape and varied wildlife of the U.S.'s northern most state, Alaska. The film covers everything that inhabits these glacial shores, from polar bears to icebergs
Kilimanjaro : to the roof of Africa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow five trekkers and their Chagga Mountain guide up the largest freestanding mountain in the world. Along their journey of courage and endurance, they encounter strange landscapes and endure harsh conditions as they travel through five climate zones
 
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