• Official Guide to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

    This fully illustrated guide to the Smithsonian's newest museum takes visitors on a journey through the richness and diversity of African American culture and the history of a people whose struggles, aspirations, and achievements have shaped the nation. Opened in September 2016, the National Museum of African American History and Culture welcomes all visitors who seek to understand, remember, and celebrate this history. The guidebook provides a comprehensive tour of the museum, including its magnificent building and grounds and eleven permanent exhibition galleries dedicated to themes of histo... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1588345939
    • ASIN: 1588345939
    • ISBN: 1588345939
    • Manufacturer: Smithsonian Books

  • National Museum of African American History and Culture: A Souvenir Book

    This souvenir book showcases some of the most influential and important treasures of the National Museum of African American History and Culture's collections. These include a hymn book owned by Harriet Tubman; ankle shackles used to restrain enslaved people on ships during the Middle Passage; a dress that Rosa Parks was making shortly before she was arrested; a vintage, open-cockpit Tuskegee Airmen trainer plane; Muhammad Ali's headgear; an 1835 Bill of Sale enslaving a young girl named Polly; and Chuck Berry's Cadillac. These objects tell us the full story of African American history, of tri... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 158834570X
    • ASIN: 158834570X
    • ISBN: 158834570X
    • Brand: Smithsonian Books
    • Manufacturer: Smithsonian Books

  • American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America

    Updated to reflect all the latest taxonomic data, American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America is the complete photographic guide to the 657 species of birds found in the United States and Canada.Ideal for the armchair bird enthusiast or dedicated bird watcher, this book includes stunning full-color photographs revealing 657 individual species with unrivaled clarity. The 550 most commonly seen birds are pictured with plumage variations, and images of subspecies and information on similar birds are provided to make differentiation easy, from game birds and waterfowl to shorebirds a... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1465443991
    • ASIN: 1465443991
    • ISBN: 1465443991
    • Brand: DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
    • Manufacturer: DK

  • American Museum of Natural History: 125 Years of Expedition and Discovery

    Featuring more than 240 photographs capturing the excitement and danger of exploration, a chronicle of the history of New York's famous museum recounts the expeditions and discoveries of its great anthropologists and geologists. BOMC Div. Natural Science Main.

    • ASIN: 0810919656
    • ASIN: 0810919656
    • ISBN: 0810919656
    • Brand: Brand: Harry N. Abrams
    • Manufacturer: Harry N. Abrams

  • The Great Believers

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD A NEW YORK TIMES Selection for BEST 10 BOOKS OF THE YEARA WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK A PICK FOR THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY'S 2018 BEST BOOKSTHE PERFECT HOLIDAY GIFT FOR READERS“A page turner...An absorbing and emotionally riveting story about what it’s like to live during times of crisis. "—The New York Times Book Review   A dazzling new novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris, by the acclaimed author Rebecca MakkaiIn 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an a... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B076GPPLPP
    • ASIN: B076GPPLPP
    • Manufacturer: Penguin Books

  • Sweet Home Café Cookbook: A Celebration of African American Cooking

    A celebration of African American cooking with 109 recipes from the National Museum of African American History and Culture's Sweet Home Café. Named a 2019 James Beard Foundation Book Award nominee for best American cookbook; a Food & Wine best cookbook of fall 2018; a Booklist top 10 food book of 2018; an Essence Oct 2018 pick, and more.Since the 2016 opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, its Sweet Home Café has become a destination in its own right. Showcasing African American contributions to American cuisine, the café offers favorite dishes made with lo... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1588346404
    • ASIN: 1588346404
    • ISBN: 1588346404
    • Manufacturer: Smithsonian Books

  • Our Solar System (Science for Toddlers)

    The youngest astronomers can go forth and journey into outer space in this fun, basic introduction to the solar system. The unique format presents our sun and each planet in order with graduated flaps—turn each flap to reveal fascinating facts on each celestial body, and even the Milky Way!

    • ASIN: 1454914181
    • ASIN: 1454914181
    • ISBN: 1454914181
    • Manufacturer: Sterling Children's Books

  • Exploring the American Museum of Natural History: A Children's Guide with Pictures to Color (Dover Nature Coloring Book)

    Founded in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History in New York City has played an important role in promoting an understanding of world cultures and a comprehension of the natural sciences. Among its most important achievements has been the accumulation of artifacts — from reconstructed dinosaur skeletons and stuffed birds to tribal costumes and primitive sculptures. This coloring book takes young fans of natural history on an exciting tour that covers 23 amazing subjects in the Museum's permanent collection, as well as the Rose Center of Earth and Space.Included are depictions of an el... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0486437140
    • ASIN: 0486437140
    • ISBN: 0486437140
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

  • Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

    For the first time, Natural Histories allows readers a privileged glimpse of seldom-seen, fully illustrated scientific tomes from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection. Forty essays from the museum's top experts in a variety of natural science disciplines, from anthropology to zoology, enhance and discuss each rare work's unique qualities and scientific contribution. Packaged with 40 extraordinary prints suitable for framing, this deluxe edition will fascinate both natural science and art lovers alike.

    • ASIN: 1402791496
    • ASIN: 1402791496
    • ISBN: 1402791496
    • Manufacturer: Sterling Signature

  • Children's Encyclopedia of American History

    Prepare your child to understand American history, write great history reports, and have an easy, clear way to learn more about U.S. history with the Children's Encyclopedia of American History, an essential resource for understanding American history and the events that have shaped the creation of the United States. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, the Children's Encyclopedia of American History has accurate historical information illustrated by more than 750 photographs and art pieces, plus extensive maps, charts, and state-specific information. Whether you're looki... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1465428437
    • UPC: 790778028435
    • ASIN: 1465428437
    • ISBN: 1465428437
    • Brand: DK CHILDREN
    • Manufacturer: DK Children

  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

    Over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and more than a million copies sold.The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in tasty chapters consumable anytime and any... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B01MAWT2MO
    • ASIN: B01MAWT2MO
    • Brand: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company

  • The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARA NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALISTA major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyesOver the last half-billion years, there have been Five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastatin... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1250062187
    • ASIN: 1250062187
    • ISBN: 1250062187
    • Brand: Kolbert Elizabeth
    • Manufacturer: Picador

  • History: From the Dawn of Civilization to the Present Day

    Explore the fascinating story of the human race and more than 6 million years of global history in this dynamic visual encyclopedia of world events.Using a compelling narrative format, DK's History untangles the common threads and forces that have shaped the past and informed the present to show that ours is a history including genes and viruses - not just battles and treaties. This updated and expanded third edition includes coverage of contemporary issues, such as climate change, economic developments, the rise of social media, and more.Richly illustrated and concisely explained, each hist... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1465437975
    • ASIN: 1465437975
    • ISBN: 1465437975
    • Manufacturer: DK

  • A Field Guide to American Houses (Revised): The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture

    Now in paperback: the fully expanded, updated, and freshly designed second edition of the most comprehensive and widely acclaimed guide to domestic architecture: in print since its original publication in 1984, and acknowledged everywhere as the unmatched, essential guide to American houses.This revised edition includes a section on neighborhoods; expanded and completely new categories of house styles with photos and descriptions of each; an appendix on "Approaches to Construction in the 20th and 21st Centuries"; an expanded bibliography; and 600 new photographs and line drawings.

    • ASIN: 0375710825
    • ASIN: 0375710825
    • ISBN: 0375710825
    • Brand: Alfred a Knopf Inc
    • Manufacturer: Knopf

  • Windows on Nature: The Great Habitat Dioramas of the American Museum of Natural History

    New York City's American Museum of Natural History is a national treasure, attracting four million visitors annually. Its dioramas-a dazzling mixture of nature, science, and art-have inspired young and old alike, and are world-renowned examples of the unique diorama craft: art in the service of science. Now, in the only book of its kind, readers get an insider's view of these "windows on nature," witnessing their creation step by meticulous step.More than forty of the museum's finest dioramas are featured here, depicting the fauna and flora of myriad ecological environments. Stephen Quinn, a d... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0810959402
    • ASIN: 0810959402
    • ISBN: 0810959402
    • Brand: Brand: American Museum of Natural History/Harry N. Abrams
    • Manufacturer: American Museum of Natural History/Harry N. Abrams

  • National Museum of African American History and Culture : A Souvenir Book

    This souvenir book showcases some of the most influential and important treasures of the National Museum of African American History and Culture's collections. These include a hymn book owned by Harriet Tubman; ankle shackles used

    • UPC: 51331794

  • Long Road to Hard Truth : The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture

    In Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Robert L. Wilkins tells the story of how his curiosity about why there wasn't

    • UPC: 54784901
    • Rating: 5.0

  • The King's Best Highway : The Lost History of the Boston Post Road, the Route That Made America


    • UPC: 23835424
    • Rating: 4.0

  • The Best American History Book in the World : All the Information You Need to Know Without All the Stuff That Will Put You to Sleep

    If you only have enough money to buy one book about American history, this better be that book. Whether you're a confused student, a stressed teacher or just a regular yahoo wanting to finally understand

    • UPC: 53338013

  • A Dog's History of America : How Our Best Friend Explored, Conquered, and Settled a Continent

    Describes the interaction between dogs and humans in the United States from the earliest settlement of the continent, explores how the uses of dogs have reflected changes in American society, and mentions such famous dogs

    • UPC: 23563838

  • Guide to the Nature Treasures of New York City; American Museum of Natural History, New York Aquarium, New York Zoologicl Park and Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Museum, Botanic Garden and Children's Museum

    Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits,

    • UPC: 53548393

  • The National Museum of African American History & Culture 2020 Wall Calendar


    • UPC: 400358615

  • The National Museum of African American History & Culture 2020 Engagement Calendar


    • UPC: 651996780

  • The General History of the Vast Continent and Islands of America, Commonly Call'd, the West-Indies : From the First Discovery Thereof, with the Best Accounts the People Could Give of Their Antiquities: Collected from the Original... Volume 1 of 6

    Title: The general history of the vast continent and islands of America, commonly call'd, the West-Indies: from the first discovery thereof, with the best accounts the people could give of their antiquities: collected from the

    • UPC: 336853636

  • Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History

    Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural

    • UPC: 899507058

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