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History's Great Untold Stories
History's Great Untold Stories
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/History

This eye-catching volume combines vivid first-hand accounts of pivotal events in history with authoritative commentary. Revealing startling links among events and people separated by centuries and continents, the epic struggles and bombastic personalities have been carefully chosen for their power to challenge some of the fiercest debates of our time.


$24.00
National Geographic History Book
National Geographic History Book
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/History

You won't find dusty topics and long-dead heroes and villains in the National Geographic History Book. Turn the pages and you'll find documents, letters, journals, telegrams, posters, and artworks that you can literally pull out and examine. See for yourself, with the primary source materials that history buffs love, what really happened and who really did it.


$40.00
An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy
An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/Culture and Religion

With engaging and artfully presented text, including sidebars on media mavens throughout history, social gaffes, and archaic manners, this book is as entertaining as it is informative. Readers delve into cultural similarities and differences through lively passages, colorful photography, and sidebars on unique history. Topics include Courtesies and Greetings, Communication and Correspondence, Dining and Entertaining, Hierarchies and Protocol, Hospitality and Occasions, Amusements and Institutions, Boundaries and Cultural Differences, New Technology and Old Manners. Whether you are planning a trip abroad or just want a fascinating, browsable read, find out what is universal and what is merely a product of one's culture.


$40.00
National Geographic Exploring History: 13 Notorious Villains Special Issue
National Geographic Exploring History: 13 Notorious Villains Special Issue
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Category: Magazines/National Geographic Magazine

This issue introduces readers to some of history’s greatest villains, from Herod the Great, Biblical despot who built a powerful kingdom but murdered his wife, children and rivals, to Blackbeard, 18th-century pirate whose ruthless actions terrorized the American coastline. Lighter figures are also featured, including George Parker, who repeatedly sold the Brooklyn Bridge, Butch Cassidy, who robbed trains and banks with few casualties, and Elmry de Hory, perhaps the most successful art forger ever to have lived. The final section of the issue reviews the latest history books, apps, and exhibitions on tour.


$6.99
National Geographic Exploring History: Great Women Special Issue
National Geographic Exploring History: Great Women Special Issue
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Category: Magazines/National Geographic Magazine

Throughout history, women have been disruptors. Covering the worlds of art, science, exploration, sports and entertainment this latest issue of Exploring History showcases many of these great women. Follow the lives of Cleopatra, the Last pharaoh of ancient Egypt, Queen Elizabeth I, who defined an era, Catherine the Great, who oversaw a golden age of modernization in Russia, Sacagawea, interpreter and guide to Lewis and Clark, and Harriet Tubman, who helped rescue more than 300 slaves through the Underground Railroad. Full of maps, illustrations, and graphics each page is a treasure of information on the well-known and not so well-known great women of history.


$12.99
Hitler's Secret Attack on America DVD-R
Hitler's Secret Attack on America DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/U.S. History

For the first time in history, National Geographic and a group of scientists search the ocean floor for a series of shipwrecks many Americans never heard about. Everyone knows that on December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. But what most don’t know is just days later, Hitler sent his own force to devastate the East Coast. On December 19, the German Naval War Staff sent three U-boats to American waters. It was an assault so deadly, it was covered up by the U.S. government.


$19.95
National Geographic Readers: Titanic
National Geographic Readers: Titanic
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/History

Get kids reading with cool information about the subjects that interest them the most. National Geographic Readers are high-interest, exciting, and easy to read. The latest in the series, Titanic is no exception. Just in time for the 100th anniversary of the Olympic-class passenger liner's ill-fated journey, this title is replete with brilliant photographs and exclusive in-depth coverage including Bob Ballard's 1985 discovery. Brought to you only as National Geographic can, the industrial feat of the powerful ship, the tragedy of the wreckage, and the fascinating stories of survival bring the historical significance of the Titanic to a new audience in this level 3 reader.


$3.99
The Gospel of Judas DVD
The Gospel of Judas DVD
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Religion

He's one of the most hated men in history: Judas Iscariot, the apostle who betrayed Jesus. For centuries, his name has meant treachery and deceit. Hidden for nearly two thousand years, an ancient Gospel emerges from the sands of Egypt that tells a very different version of the last days of Jesus and questions the portrait of Judas Iscariot as the evil apostle.


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Created Equal: Womens' Right to Vote, 1830-1865
Created Equal: Womens' Right to Vote, 1830-1865
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/History

Through period photos, drawings, and gripping narrative, this book chronicles the tumultuous 80-year history of the women's suffrage movement in America.


$12.95
Atlas of the Indian Nations
Atlas of the Indian Nations
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/Culture and Religion

Atlas of Indian Nations is a comprehensive resource for those interested in Native American history and culture. Told through maps, photos, art, and archival cartography, this is the story of American Indians that only National Geographic can tell. This illustrated atlas is perfect for fans of S. C. Gwynne's captivating book Empire of the Summer Moon, Hampton Side's Blood and Thunder, and National Geographic atlases, as well as those fascinated with the Old West. Organized by region, this encyclopedic reference details Indian tribes' beliefs, sustenance, shelter, alliances and animosities, key historical events, and more. See the linguistic groupings and understand the constantly shifting, overlapping boundaries of the tribes. Follow the movement, growth, decline, and continuity of Indian nations and their lifestyles.


$40.00
Heroin Crisis DVD Exclusive
Heroin Crisis DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/World Cultures

Heroin is one of the most addictive drugs on earth. Stronger, purer, and easier to get than ever before, heroin is attracting a whole new breed of addict. Dangerously pure, the newest forms of heroin can be snorted or smoked, rather than injected, attracting millions of new mainstream users. National Geographic investigates how the war in Afghanistan has inadvertently unleashed a deluge of heroin, enticing users from Kabul to Europe to America's heartland.


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Daughters Left Behind DVD Exclusive
Daughters Left Behind DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/World Cultures

Women are being incarcerated in record numbers—and the majority of women in prison are mothers. Since mothers are often the primary or sole caregivers to their children, their incarceration can destroy a family. Lisa Ling sets out to understand what life is like for the daughters of women behind bars and how new programs are attempting to help break the cycle of imprisonment from mother to daughter.


$19.95
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The Letter and the Scroll
The Letter and the Scroll
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/Culture and Religion

For more than 2,000 years, the Bible has been a touchstone of religious belief, literary accomplishment, morality, and history unlike any other. Biblical interpretations have changed over the millennia, but the past 100 years have witnessed some of the most important transformations in our perspective, and no recent influence has been greater than archaeology.


$40.00
National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West
National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/History

The Wild West is perhaps the most enduring of American myths, but the reality is even more compelling. It's a magical place of extraordinary people, exciting events, and stunning scenery—big sky, wide-open spaces, epic grandeur, and pristine wilderness. National Geographic brings together award-winning photographers to capture this outsized land of majestic dimensions and emotive power. Unparalleled images—some iconic, some rarely or never-before seen—speak to the powerful forces of nature and culture at work in the West and showcase the region as never before.


$30.00
The Aviators
The Aviators
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/History

From Winston Groom, the best-selling author of Forrest Gump, Shiloh 1862, and Vicksburg 1863, comes the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great age of flight. These cleverly interwoven tales of their heart-stopping adventures take us from the feats of World War I through the heroism of World War II and beyond, including daring military raids and survival-at-sea, and will appeal to fans of Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken, Tom Brokaw's The Greatest Generation, and James Bradley's Flyboys.


$30.00
Amreeka DVD
Amreeka DVD
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/World Cultures

Amreeka chronicles the adventures of Muna, a single mother who leaves the West Bank with Fadi, her teenage son, with dreams of an exciting future in the promised land of small town Illinois. In America, as her son navigates high school hallways the way he used to move through military checkpoints, the indomitable Muna scrambles together a new life cooking up falafel burgers as well as hamburgers at the local White Castle.


$24.95
$2.99
The Complete National Geographic on 7 DVD-ROMs
The Complete National Geographic on 7 DVD-ROMs
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Browse 123 years of National Geographic magazine—more than 1,400 issues, 8,000 articles, 200,000 photographs, and hundreds of maps exactly as they appeared in print. Our definitive collection of every issue of National Geographic magazine through 2011 is digitally reproduced in high resolution. Use the visual interface to explore a topic, find photographs, browse the globe, or wander on your own expedition. Includes bonus DVD featuring the history of the National Geographic Society. Requires Windows® 7/Vista/XP/2000 or Mac® OS X v10.4 or later. Internet access required for some features.


$79.95
$13.99
The Dinosaur Museum
The Dinosaur Museum
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Young, eager paleontologists wanted. Apply within. We need your expertise, so step inside The Dinosaur Museum, the book where kids get to act like paleontologists. Kids get a behind-the-scenes, interactive peek at a natural history museum in a room-by-room tour of the most fun-packed museum you can imagine.


$19.95
$7.99