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1862: Fredericksburg
1862: Fredericksburg
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/History

Through National Geographic’s heart-stopping you-are-there reenactment photography and in-depth research and reporting, readers will be transported back to this key episode in our nation’s history. Considered Lee’s “most one-sided victory of the war,” Fredericksburg was a significant turning point in the Civil War. 1862 takes a new look at the battle and provides readers with a unique perspective on what the war meant to non combatants and particularly to blacks on the cusp of freedom. This extraordinary coverage is made possible by newly discovered primary sources, including a never-before-known slave diary. From death, injury, and despair to victory and the trials of post-war life, the 1862 battle of Fredericksburg changed a town and a nation forever.


$17.95
$11.99
In Focus - Collector's Series Edition
In Focus - Collector's Series Edition
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Category: Books/Photography

The Collectors Series edition of In Focus is reproduces the popular title in a new, smaller format. This magnificent collection of 280 photographs by many of the world's greatest photographers tells the tale of portrait photography over time in page after page of arresting images. Each photograph stands proudly on its own, yet taken together, they tell a much more complex and subtle story of the ever-evolving art form in constant creative response to new ideas, new eras, and new technologies.


$16.95
National Geographic: The Image Collection
National Geographic: The Image Collection
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Category: Books/Photography

Behind National Geographic's worldwide reputation as a powerhouse of photography lies one of the finest, most extensive, and most unique graphic resources on Earth: the National Geographic Image Collection.


$50.00
$29.99
Through the Lens - Collector's Series Edition
Through the Lens - Collector's Series Edition
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Category: Books/Photography

For more than 100 years, National Geographic has set the standard for nature, culture, and wildlife photography. In Through the Lens, 250 spectacular images—some famous, others rarely seen—are gathered in one lavish volume.


$16.95
Inside The Vatican - Expanded Edition
Inside The Vatican - Expanded Edition
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/Culture and Religion

Veteran National Geographic photographer Jim Stanfield has captured nearly every corner of the Vatican, the world's smallest country and the center of the Roman Catholic Church.


$19.95
Life In Color
Life In Color
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/Culture and Religion

Life in Color is arranged by color in a rainbow of beauty. Each chapter, devoted to a color, begins with a short, inspiring essay that explores the qualities, meaning, and symbolism of that color, written in the same warm and lovely voice that guided the reader through Visions of Earth. Color chapters include photographs that are predominantly blue, orange, green, yellow, purple, and red. Smaller sections present images in silver, brown, black, gold, white, and "unseen color"—not seen with the naked eye, such as laser, the universe, and microscopic images. Throughout, interesting quotes and surprising short insights in the captions give the reader an entirely new look at the color in the world around us.


$40.00
Daily Calm
Daily Calm
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/Culture and Religion

National Geographic's new inspirational book combines meaningful, calming quotations and affirmations with powerful photography—the perfect source for relaxation and meditation. Each page of this elegant guide soothes as it inspires with quotations and images centered on monthly themes: a graceful pathway to a more mindful, beautiful life.


$19.95
National Geographic: The Photographs
National Geographic: The Photographs
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Category: Books/Photography

From the famous Afghan girl whose haunting green eyes stare out from the book's cover, and her poignant story that captured the world's interest, to award-winning photography culled from the Society's vast archives, The Photographs offers readers an inside look at National Geographic and a sharp-eyed view of the world.


$16.95
Photographs Then And Now
Photographs Then And Now
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Category: Books/Photography

Take a photographic journey across time and the continents! For more than a hundred years, National Geographic writers and photographers have created a unique record of our changing world. This dazzling volume chronicles people and places as they were and as they are today, pairing carefully selected photographs—one vintage, the other contemporary—from our vast archives. Essays and magazine excerpts tell the stories behind the pictures. Organized by continent.


$50.00
$39.99