National Geographic Almanac of World History

Author: Patricia Daniels
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426213915
Release Date: 2014
Genre: History

Presents a reference guide that provides authoritative maps, charts, and chronologies complemented by informative essays covering all the major periods of human history between the time of the Neanderthals and the nuclear age.

National Geographic Almanac of World History

Author: Patricia Daniels
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426208904
Release Date: 2011
Genre: History

Presents a reference guide that provides authoritative maps, charts, and chronologies complemented by informative essays covering all the major periods of human history between the time of the Neanderthals and the nuclear age.

National Geographic Almanac of World History

Author: Patricia S. Daniels
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 0792259114
Release Date: 2006
Genre: History

An accessible reference provides authoritative maps, charts, and chronologies complemented by informative essays that cover all the major periods between the time of the Neanderthals and the nuclear age.

National Geographic Concise History of the World

Author: Neil Kagan
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426211782
Release Date: 2013
Genre: History

A chronology of world history ranges from the dawn of humankind to the present day, examining important events, milestones, ideas, and personalities that occurred simultaneously in different regions of the world.

National Geographic Almanac of American History

Author: James Miller
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426200994
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: History

Presents an in-depth resource on United States history with images, maps, and essays containing historic facts and concise analysis.

National Geographic Answer Book

Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426215902
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Civilization

This far-reaching reference is designed with many entry points and a visually engaging format to satisfy the curious browser, the student researcher, and the earnest knowledge seeker alike.

National Geographic the Old West

Author: Stephen G. Hyslop
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426215551
Release Date: 2015
Genre: History

"From the first wagon trains to the building of the railroads, the story of the American West is epic in scope, full of amazing stories of grit, tragedy, and triumph. Lavishly illustrated with photographs and maps, this is the definitive history of a time and place that forever lives in legend. Travel with fur traders and trappers through the Pacific northwest; read accounts of brave pioneers heading west along the Oregon Trail; see 19th-century technology progress as the golden spike connects the east and west coasts; and learn the stories of unforgettable characters who made the American West. The history starts with the early explorers who laid claim to the West, altering forever the lives and lands of the Native Americans. Illustrations and archival imagery illuminate the conquest by the Spanish and other Europeans, exploration by Americans, the land rushes by settlers, the Indian Wars, the gold rushes, cowboy culture, loggers, railroad builders, and more. Sidebars showcase fascinating figures and topics of the Old West, including- Annie Oakley, gunslinger and performer; the rise of the copper kings; "Western" motion pictures; feuds between cowboys, ranchers, and sheep herder

Answer Book

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426203454
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Reference

Covers everything from earth sciences to astronomy; from climate and habitats to human arts and cultures; from ancient history to cutting-edge technology; and descriptions, flags, and statistics of all the countries in the world.

National Geographic almanac of geography

Author: Roger M. Downs
Publisher: National Geographic Society
ISBN: UOM:39015063281268
Release Date: 2005-08
Genre: Reference

A geographical almanac, discussing historical, physical and human geography.

Spanish Made Simple

Author: Judith Nemethy
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0307434591
Release Date: 2010-04-28
Genre: Foreign Language Study

With more than 2.5 million copies in print, Spanish Made Simple is the bestselling title in the Made Simple series. For years, this trusted guide has led students, tourists, and business travelers step-by-step through the basic vocabulary and grammar of this most-studied foreign language. Thoroughly revised and updated for our increasingly bilingual world, this new edition features verb conjugation and pronunciation charts, modern vocabulary including new idioms, review chapters, reading exercises, a complete answer section, and English-Spanish and Spanish-English dictionaries—tools that make mastering the language fun. With Spanish Made Simple, learning a language is as easy as uno, dos, tres.

The Secret History of World War II

Author: Neil Kagan
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426217012
Release Date: 2016
Genre: HISTORY

From spy missions to code breaking, this richly illustrated account of the covert operations of World War II takes readers behind the battle lines and deep into the undercover war effort that changed the course of history. a From the authors who createdaEyewitness to World War IIaand numerous other best-selling illustrated reference books, this is the shocking story behind the covert activity that shaped the outcome of one of the world's greatest conflicts-and the destiny of millions of people. National Geographic's landmark book illuminates World War II as never before by taking you inside the secret lives of spies and spy masters; secret agents and secret armies; Enigma machines and code breakers; psychological warfare and black propaganda; secret weapons and secret battle strategies. Seven heavily illustrated narrative chapters reveal the truth behind the lies and deception that shaped the osecret war;o eight essays showcase hundreds of rare photos and artifacts (many never before seen); more than 50 specially created sidebars tell the stories of spies and secret operations. Renowned historian and top-selling author Stephen Hyslop reveals this little-known side of the war in captivating detail, weaving in extraordinary eyewitness accounts and information only recently declassified. Rare photographs, artifacts, and illuminating graphics enrich this absorbing reference book.

National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World

Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426215438
Release Date: 2015-09-29
Genre: Reference

Provides physical and thematic maps of the Earth, covering such aspects as population, food, minerals, climate, politics, and energy, as well as maps of the surface of the Moon, Mars, inner and outer solar system, and universe.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Learning Latin

Author: Natalie Harwood
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 159257534X
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Whether you're interested in learning the Latin language or just seeking a deeper understanding of English, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Latin, Third Edition, provides comprehensive information for beginners. A fun alternative to the standard, dusty tomes usually associated with Latin, this book covers basic vocabulary, grammar, and instruction in an easy-to-read, amusing, and approachable format. Included in this revised edition are updated vocabulary lists relevant to today's world, expanded pronunciation guides, and Latin-to-English and English-to-Latin translations. Author Natalie Harwood also presents a workbook chock full of exercises, reading passages, and tools for greater comprehension of the language. Coupled with illustrations and an irreverent writing style, this book is designed to increase the reader's understanding of Latin while maintaining the enjoyment of a language that is more integrated into today's society than most of us realize.

Atlas of World War II

Author: Stephen G. Hyslop
Publisher: National Geographic
ISBN: 9781426219719
Release Date: 2018-10-18
Genre: History

This definitive, lavishly illustrated book from National Geographic features an astonishing array of vintage and newly created maps, rare photographs, covert documents, and eyewitness accounts that illuminate the world's greatest conflict. This magnificent atlas delves into the cartographic history of WWII: naval, land, and aerial attacks from the invasion of Poland to Pearl Harbor and the Battle of the Bulge. Rare maps include a detailed Germany & Approaches map used by Allied forces in the final stages of the war, full large-scale wartime maps of the world used by President Roosevelt, and crucial Pacific theater maps used by B-17 pilots. Satellite data renders terrain as never before seen, highlighting countries and continents in stunning detail to include the towns, cities, provinces and transportation roads for a pinpoint-accurate depiction of army movements and alliances. Gripping wartime stories from these hallowed fields of battle, along with photographs, sketches, confidential documents, and artifacts color the rest of this timeless and informative book.