National Geographic Concise History of Science & Invention: An Illustrated Time Line
Publication Date: 2009-10-27
This concise, organized look at humankind's key scientific and innovative achievements spans all human history, presenting 10 distinct eras from the first glimmers of intelligence to the cutting-edge technologies of the modern world. 350 photographs.
Great Empires: An Illustrated Atlas
Publication Date: 2012-11-20
Experience what life was like when pharaohs erected the majestic pyramids; when Hannibal commanded Carthage's 40,000 troops; when Charlemagne was crowned Holy Roman Emperor; and when the drive to conquer defined the destiny of leaders and the lives of ordinary people. Much of human history is destined to be forgotten--but thousands of years have not erased the epic stories of the great empires of the world.
National Geographic Magazine
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- Beneath New York. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine dept., 2006 May
- California's Parched Oasis. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine, 1976 Jan.
- California's Pipe Dream. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine, 2010 Apr.
- Carrying Water Through a Desert: The Story of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine, 1910 July
- New York--The Metropolis of Mankind. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine, 1918 July
- Staircase Farms of the Ancients: Astounding Farming Skill of Ancient Peruvians, Who Were Among the Most Industrious and Highly Organized People in History. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine, 1916 May
- The Chaos of Supply. California: Desert in Disguise. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine, 1993 Nov. Water Issue
- The Colorado: A River Drained Dry. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine, 1991 June
- The Troubled Waters of Mono Lake. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine, 1981 Oct.
- The Washington Aqueduct and Cabin John Bridge. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine, 1897 Dec.
- Wells Done Well. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine dept. regional edition, 2011 Feb.