Limited Offer: Get the Best of National Geographic Channel 6-DVD Set for only $20 when you spend $100 or more.    VIEW DETAILS >>
  1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content

National Geographic Essential Visual History of World Mythology

$15.95

Price: $15.95

Item#:6200373

Qty: Available, ready to ship.





You May Also Like

Myths and creation stories from around the globe are presented here in a palm-size overview of culture-defining tales, from ancient Egyptian deities to the Vedic gods of India.


This is a must-have resource for anyone who wants to know more about the stories that have shaped societies for millennia.


The innovative format—with timelines, sidebars, and self-contained interactive spreads—gives readers a variety of entry points depending on their interest level.


  • Hardcover
  • 512 pages, 1,000 color photographs and illustrations
  • 5 x 6 1/2"
  • © 2008

Ellen Stofan, a planetary geologist, has conducted research on the geology of volcanic and tectonic features on Venus, Mars, Titan, and Earth. She is currently a Senior Research Scientist of Proxemy Research and an Honorary Professor of Earth Sciences at University College London.


Tom Jones is a scientist, author, pilot, and former NASA astronaut. He led three space walks to install the centerpiece of the International Space Station. He is the author of Sky Walking: An Astronaut's Memoir and The Complete Idiots Guide to NASA, and is a contributing writer to Smithsonian Air and Space magazine.


Other Products Related to National Geographic Essential Visual History of World Mythology

National Geographic Greatest Parks of the World Special Issue
National Geographic Greatest Parks of the World Special Issue
(Got it? Rate it.)
Category: Magazines/National Geographic Magazine

Originally an American concept, national parks have now been set aside throughout the world, protecting the true splendor of our planet. Greatest Parks showcases Earth’s most remarkable parks on six continents—from the dense rain forests of Manu National Park in Peru to the rich wildlife of South Africa’s Kruger to the desert beauty in Jordan’s Petra. Breathtaking images take you through each of these parks on a journey to amazing corners of the globe that you’ll never forget.


$13.99
National Geographic Angry Birds Explore the World Special Issue
National Geographic Angry Birds Explore the World Special Issue
(Got it? Rate it.)
Category: Magazines/National Geographic Kids

The Angry Birds explore all seven continents, uncovering amazing facts and unique animals. Filled with games and sidebars, the issue will educate and entertain both young and old.


$6.99
National Geographic Student Atlas of the World, 3rd Edition - Hardcover
National Geographic Student Atlas of the World, 3rd Edition - Hardcover
(Got it? Rate it.)
Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

The third edition of this award-winning atlas has everything today's globally-minded student might want: new photos and graphics of our changing planet, maps that reflect modern borders, and fully updated information and statistics.


$19.95
National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World, Third Edition
National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World, Third Edition
(Got it? Rate it.)
Category: Books/Atlases and Reference

The complex political, cultural, and environmental issues that we face daily, make it increasingly important for us to have a clear vision of the world in which we live. With more than 300 updated, authoritative maps, charts, graphs, tables, and country flags, the Concise Atlas of the World, Third Edition offers a succinct, easy-to-use, and yet comprehensive view of our world, today.


$26.95
National Geographic Compact Atlas of the World
National Geographic Compact Atlas of the World
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Books/Atlases and Reference

National Geographic's maps and atlases are critically acclaimed and world-renowned for their accuracy, originality, innovative and authoritative content, and clear, smart design. Now, for the first time, National Geographic offers its trusted map content in a new, compact format. Sized at 4 x 6 inches, with a pliable, resilient soft cover, the Compact Atlas of the World is designed to be thumbed through, easily referenced, and then conveniently stored in a pocket, backpack, or desk.


$14.95
National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World
National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World
(Got it? Rate it.)
Category: Books/Atlases and Reference

With more than 300 maps, charts, graphs, flags, and illustrations, National Geographic has captured a complete portrait of the world in one compact, highly accessible, and value-priced volume. Pulling from its vast resources, National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World provides up-to-date, thoroughly indexed, political and physical continental maps, as well as new world thematic maps covering the structure of earth, tectonics, climate, oceans, population, religion, energy, and economy. Informative, intriguing, and incredibly easy to use, this volume is the ultimate geographic reference for every home and office.


$24.00
National Geographic Collegiate Atlas of the World, 2nd Edition
National Geographic Collegiate Atlas of the World, 2nd Edition
(Got it? Rate it.)
Category: Books/Atlases and Reference

This updated version of our Collegiate Atlas uses powerful cartographic tools to create a compact reference that doesn't sacrifice clarity for size. Two opening spreads help readers to better interpret images and new data. "Remote World" introduces readers to data collection via remote sensing and GPS technology. "Understanding Our World Spatially" follows, covering data processing and analysis as it relates to mapping and using GIS technology (Geographic Information Systems). These explanatory introductory pieces provide the foundation for students to gain insight into modern-day map making, which is reflected in the content of the colorful, engaging, fact-filled spreads that lie ahead.


$40.00
National Geographic ''Light Your Way'' Customizable World Map (Classic)
National Geographic ''Light Your Way'' Customizable World Map (Classic)
(Got it? Rate it.)
Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Plaque-mounted Maps

Our Genographic Project traces the origins and migrations of the human race, and now this ingenious light-up map lets you trace your own migrations, aspirations, family history, and more. Behind this foam-mounted map are two fluorescent lights. When a translucent peg is inserted into the map, the result is an illuminated point of light—similar to the light-up pegboard toys many of us grew up with.

  • A couple could identify where their families live or have emigrated from—one color for him, one color for her.
  • A family could plot their dream vacations, and swap out the color of the pin for every trip that becomes a reality.
  • A world traveler could pinpoint all the far-flung places he’s been.
  • A student could mark everywhere her friends have moved after graduation.
  • A business owner could mark all of her company’s locations.

Each framed map includes a puncher tool and 60 pegs (ten each of six colors). The ways in which you can envision your world are endless with this infinitely customizable map. The map features fact boxes listing things like the world’s largest and most populated countries and the world’s largest citites.


$239.00
National Geographic ''Light Your Way'' Customizable World Map (Earth-toned)
National Geographic ''Light Your Way'' Customizable World Map (Earth-toned)
(Got it? Rate it.)
Category: Maps/Wall Maps/Plaque-mounted Maps

Our Genographic Project traces the origins and migrations of the human race, and now this ingenious light-up map lets you trace your own migrations, aspirations, family history, and more. Behind this foam-mounted map are two fluorescent lights. When a translucent peg is inserted into the map, the result is an illuminated point of light—similar to the light-up pegboard toys many of us grew up with.

  • A couple could identify where their families live or have emigrated from—one color for him, one color for her.
  • A family could plot their dream vacations, and swap out the color of the pin for every trip that becomes a reality.
  • A world traveler could pinpoint all the far-flung places he’s been.
  • A student could mark everywhere her friends have moved after graduation.
  • A business owner could mark all of her company’s locations.

Each framed map includes a puncher tool and 60 pegs (ten each of six colors). The ways in which you can envision your world are endless with this infinitely customizable map. The map features fact boxes listing things like the world’s largest and most populated countries and the world’s largest citites.


$239.00
National Geographic Student Atlas of the World, 3rd Edition - Softcover
National Geographic Student Atlas of the World, 3rd Edition - Softcover
(Got it? Rate it.)
Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

The third edition of this award-winning atlas has everything today's globally-minded student might want: new photos and graphics of our changing planet, maps that reflect modern borders, and fully updated information and statistics.


$12.95
National Geographic 100 Greatest Mysteries Revealed Special Issue
National Geographic 100 Greatest Mysteries Revealed Special Issue
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Magazines/National Geographic Magazine

Who made Stonehenge and how? What lies beneath the lost city of Petra? What brought an end to Mayan civilization? How did Utah's celebrated arches form? This revealing special issue from National Geographic demystifies science, physics, and engineering and examines the cultural forces that created the most mysterious natural and manmade wonders of the world. Filled with vivid illustrations and intriguing anecdotes, 100 Great World Mysteries Solved peels back the layers of time to illuminate some of the most coveted secrets of all time.


$12.99
National Geographic Magazine Digital Access (U.S.)
National Geographic Magazine Digital Access (U.S.)
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Magazines/National Geographic Magazine

Roam the world through the pages of National Geographic magazine, now available in an enhanced digital edition. Explore the diversity of our planet's lands and inhabitants in compelling stories covering topics such as animals, nature, science, technology, culture, history, travel, adventure, exploration, and geography.


$15.00