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National Geographic 9th Edition Atlas of the World - Softcover
National Geographic 9th Edition Atlas of the World - Softcover
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Category: Books/Atlases and Reference

Now, in its stunning Ninth Edition, the critically acclaimed National Geographic Atlas of the World reports and examines up-to-the-minute geopolitical and environmental changes through detailed, accurate maps and beautiful, engaging design that are its hallmark. This cartographic masterwork brings to light the most important and relevant topics that grip our planet today. New maps cover regions of volatile civil strife, such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq. World thematic spreads reveal freshwater scarcity, global warming, world economies, energy resources and consumption, and other critical trends. Dramatic ocean floor maps show more features and detail than any other atlas. Dynamic graphics and compelling visual stories cover the vital developments of our world in the reliable, authoritative, and innovative style that has made National Geographic a leader in the category.


$109.00
$59.00
National Geographic 9th Edition Atlas of the World - Hardcover with Slipcase
National Geographic 9th Edition Atlas of the World - Hardcover with Slipcase
(Based on 43 reviews)
Category: Books/Atlases and Reference

Now, in its stunning Ninth Edition, the critically acclaimed National Geographic Atlas of the World reports and examines up-to-the-minute geopolitical and environmental changes through detailed, accurate maps and beautiful, engaging design that are its hallmark. This cartographic masterwork brings to light the most important and relevant topics that grip our planet today. New maps cover regions of volatile civil strife, such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq. World thematic spreads reveal freshwater scarcity, global warming, world economies, energy resources and consumption, and other critical trends. Dramatic ocean floor maps show more features and detail than any other atlas. Dynamic graphics and compelling visual stories cover the vital developments of our world in the reliable, authoritative, and innovative style that has made National Geographic a leader in the category.


$175.00
$160.00
Barcelona, 3rd Edition
Barcelona, 3rd Edition
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Europe

Barcelona is unique in its architecture and art, from Gothic to Gaudi and Picasso to Miro. Don't miss flamenco classes!


$22.95
National Geographic Kids Almanac 2014 - Hardcover
National Geographic Kids Almanac 2014 - Hardcover
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

The world's best-selling almanac for kids is packed with amazing animals, cool inventions, dinosaurs, robots, maps, games, activities, and more all in one "fun-tastic" volume. In true National Geographic style, this book excites young people about their world and everything in it, so it's no surprise that the 2012 edition landed at #3 on the New York Times best seller list! The 2014 almanac features fun information, browsable features, and helpful reference on subjects including technology, countries, presidents, animals, weather, funny roadside attractions, outer space, green tips, and natural disasters, just for starters. Chapters include Amazing Animals, Going Green, Geography Rocks, Super Science, Wonders of Nature, Awesome Adventure, Culture Connection, History Happens, and an interactive Fun and Games chapter. Exciting changes for 2014 include:

  • Forty percent NEW content, including photos and articles
  • Mobile media features in every chapter that readers can download to an iPod Touch® or smartphone, including National Geographic animal videos, photo galleries, and interactive games
  • A brand new special section on cute animals
  • A fully revamped continents of the world section
  • A special Fun and Games chapter featuring all-new jokes, games, and comics, featuring funny animal photos and colorful illustrations
  • A fully updated "Your World" section, which opens the Almanac, will include all-new, up-to-the-moment content
  • All-new fun facts, activities, games, and crafts
  • More than 500 photographs, including incredible gorgeous new photo spreads featuring animals, adventure, nature, and more
  • Eight Homework Help sections


$21.95
National Geographic Kids Almanac 2014 - Softcover
National Geographic Kids Almanac 2014 - Softcover
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

The world's best-selling almanac for kids is packed with amazing animals, cool inventions, dinosaurs, robots, maps, games, activities, and more all in one "fun-tastic" volume. In true National Geographic style, this book excites young people about their world and everything in it, so it's no surprise that the 2012 edition landed at #3 on the New York Times best seller list! The 2014 almanac features fun information, browsable features, and helpful reference on subjects including technology, countries, presidents, animals, weather, funny roadside attractions, outer space, green tips, and natural disasters, just for starters. Chapters include Amazing Animals, Going Green, Geography Rocks, Super Science, Wonders of Nature, Awesome Adventure, Culture Connection, History Happens, and an interactive Fun and Games chapter. Exciting changes for 2014 include:

  • Forty percent NEW content, including photos and articles
  • Mobile media features in every chapter that readers can download to an iPod Touch® or smartphone, including National Geographic animal videos, photo galleries, and interactive games
  • A brand new special section on cute animals
  • A fully revamped continents of the world section
  • A special Fun and Games chapter featuring all-new jokes, games, and comics, featuring funny animal photos and colorful illustrations
  • A fully updated "Your World" section, which opens the Almanac, will include all-new, up-to-the-moment content
  • All-new fun facts, activities, games, and crafts
  • More than 500 photographs, including incredible gorgeous new photo spreads featuring animals, adventure, nature, and more
  • Eight Homework Help sections


$14.99
Berlin, 2nd Edition
Berlin, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Europe

Germany's premier city, Berlin, is one of the fastest growing and most intriguing in Europe. This guidebook, written by experienced travel writer Damien Simonis, expertly guides you through the varied land- and cityscapes that are today's Berlin. Illustrated with more than 120 vivid, up-to-date photographs and nearly 20 detailed, full-color maps, this second edition gives you every tool you need to plan a trip to the center of the new Europe, from the historic and massive Reichstag building in the town center to the complex of museums and gardens at the former royal palace in the west at Charlottenburg.


$22.95
4th Edition, Greece Guidebook
4th Edition, Greece Guidebook
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Europe

Explore the best sites in Greece—from the Acropolis and ancient Delphi to Athens' newest neighborhoods and Santorini sunsets—with this gorgeous guide, replete with updated information and travel tips, cut-away illustrations of some of the country's famous structures, an array of detailed maps, and sumptuous photographs. Broken into chapters by cities and areas (including Athens, the Peloponnese, Macedonia and the North, and both the popular and lesser-known islands), it also features a fascinating introduction to Greek history and culture. Special in-depth sidebars discuss Greek drama, the Olympic Games, and the Battle of Crete. Learn where to take a Greek language course, learn to cook Greek food on Crete, volunteer with the Hellenic Ornithological Society, meet winemakers, participate in a marble sculpture workshop on Tinos, make a tapestry weaving, collect mushrooms in the Pindos Mountains, and much more. Guided tours include a walk in Rhodes' Old Town, a boat trip around Mount Athos, and a drive in northern Evvoia. An extensive travel planner details practicalities, including where to find the best tavernas and the finest gold jewelry.


$27.95
Argentina, 2nd Edition
Argentina, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Latin America

Aimed at active travelers who want authentic, enriching, cultural experiences and expert advice from a trustworthy source, National Geographic Travelers provide ways for people to experience a place rather than just visit, and give the true feel of each destination not easily found online.


$27.95
France, 4th Edition
France, 4th Edition
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Beginning in Paris and delving into the farthest reaches of the provinces, the completely revised and updated National Geographic Traveler: France guides you through the country's best sights, and lesser known ones as well. Veteran travel writer Rosemary Bailey provides the ins and outs of old-time favorites, including the Loire Valley and Normandy's battlefields, but also makes sure you won't miss picturesque Saint-Cirq-Lapopie tucked away in the Dordogne Valley or tiny Mirepoix in the Pyrenees. Among the guide's many special features are mapped walking and driving tours—including a walk in Paris's Latin Quarter and a drive along the enchanting Indre River—and special two-page entries on topics such as café life, monasteries, and Breton customs.


$27.95
Windows of the Soul
Windows of the Soul
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/Culture and Religion

Recounted in gripping words and unforgettable images, Alexandra Avakian's remarkable experiences traveling and working in the Muslim world will draw readers in, introducing them to friends and terrorists, leaders and thieves and everyday people.


$40.00
$9.99
Germany, 3rd Edition
Germany, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Europe

National Geographic Traveler: Germany, 3rd Edition, presents today's Germany region by region, from Munich's famous beer halls and fairy-tale Bavarian castles to the vibrant hub that is 21st-century Berlin, the Rhine Valley's medieval towns, and picturesque vineyards along the Romantic Road. Exciting experiences include touring underground Berlin, windsurfing off the northern Baltic coast, learning how to brew beer in Bavaria, and exploring a breathtaking corner of the Black Forest.


$27.95
Australia, 4th Edition
Australia, 4th Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Australia and Oceania

The popular National Geographic Traveler: Australia, in its 4th edition, provides the enticement and tools for an amazing travel experience in one of the sparkling jewels of the Southern Hemisphere. Australia offers visitors an extraordinary blend of gorgeous beaches, dramatic Outback vistas, unique animal and plant life, and glittering cosmopolitan cities. Readers roam throughout this sun-drenched land, including cosmopolitan Sydney, the gold-mining towns in the far west, the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef, and the remote rivers of Tasmania. Embark on a kangaroo (photo) safari, swim with minke whales, and go wine-tasting at some of the world's most famous wineries.


$27.95
Vietnam, 2nd Edition
Vietnam, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Asia

National Geographic Traveler: Vietnam, 2nd Edition covers all the major sights, from the lovely parks and lakes of Hanoi to the magnificent Ha Long Bay and hill-tribe villages tucked away in jungle-covered mountains. The guide visits all major sites, and lesser known ones as well, including the DMZ, Nguyen tombs, the ancient village of Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, and Cat Tien, where Jayan rhinoceros, Siamese crocodiles, and many different types of monkeys reside. Go to a water puppet show, take a cooking class in Hoi An, and learn about Hue's fabulous garden homes.


$22.95
Cambodia
Cambodia
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National Geographic Traveler: Cambodia is another new great bargain Traveler destination. The book explores each of the country's regions, including the scenic and remote eastern province of Mondulkiri, and the white-sand beaches fronting the Gulf of Thailand around Sihanoukville. Journey through the rejuvenated colonial streets of Phnom Penh and the glorious temple ruins at Angkor Wat. Read about the famous freshwater Irrawady dolphins and the floating villages of Chong Kneas. Ride a tuk-tuk, learn Khmer karaoke, or go elephant trekking.


$25.95
Argentina
Argentina
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Latin America

The all-new National Geographic Traveler: Argentina begins in the exciting and affordable capital of Buenos Aires and travels to every province, from the Inca-influenced realm of the northwest to the ice-chilled tip of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego in the south. Drives include the amazing landscapes of the Cafayete-Cachi Loop in Salta Province and the spectacular Sierras del Cordoba. The book is peppered with ideas for getting behind the scenes, including studying Spanish, celebrating the tango, and wine-tasting in some of the world's most beautiful wineries.


$27.95
Piedmont and Northwest Italy, with Turin and the Alps
Piedmont and Northwest Italy, with Turin and the Alps
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Europe

From the beautiful baroque city of Turin to the lush Piedmont region to the fabled Valle d'Aosta, this book will guide you through the history and sights of one of Italy's most lovely areas.


$21.95
$11.99
Thailand, 3rd Edition
Thailand, 3rd Edition
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Thailand offers exotic escapes—a princess's house on stilts, parks alive with monkeys and elephants, and Buddhist monks meditating in temples.


$27.95
Madrid, 2nd Edition
Madrid, 2nd Edition
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Madrid is a classy and lively city. Learn how to make the best paella, dance Flamenco, or relax in a Moorish steam bath. Pack your bags and be sure to take this essential Madrid guide with you!


$22.95
$11.99
Rome, 3rd Edition
Rome, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Europe

Rome is captivating. This guide will lead you through its history and into its exciting present, with information ranging from emperors and archaeological digs to culinary classes and street cafés.


$22.95
2014 National Geographic Australia Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic Australia Wall Calendar
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Category: Books/Calendars and Stationery

The wonders of the world's largest island inspire daydreams and travel plans in this 12-month calendar of Australian vistas—from Sydney's iconic opera house to the Whitsunday Islands to Mount Hobart.


$14.95
$5.99
Dominican Republic, 2nd edition
Dominican Republic, 2nd edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Latin America

Splendid resorts, aqua waters, sandy beaches, and evenings filled with merengue and dark rum: The Dominican Republic boasts all the ingredients for a relaxing vacation. But there is much to discover as well, with tropical rain forests, mangrove swamps, vast desert expanses, and a mountainous interior. An amazing array of opportunities for ecotourism and adventure travel are available throughout this beautiful natural realm. From the bustling, historic capital city of Santo Domingo to the wildlife-rich Lago Enriquillo, from the underdeveloped Semana Peninsula famous for whale-watching to the remote beaches and sugar plantations in the southeast, the guide provides everything you need to make the most of your trip.


$21.95
$14.99
Taiwan, 3rd edition
Taiwan, 3rd edition
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Arranged in regional chapters, this comprehensive guide covers Taiwan in fascinating detail—from Taipei, where traditional night markets and Taoist temples contrast a 21st-century skyline (the world's tallest building is here), to stunning Taroko Gorge, a marble canyon etched with hiking trails, to gorgeous beaches lapped by turquoise waters, and aboard the alpine railway to the top of 10,000-foot Alishan, a mystical realm above the clouds offering fabulous scenery and sublime relaxation.


$22.95
$15.99
Prague and the Czech Republic, 2nd Edition
Prague and the Czech Republic, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Europe

This guide to beautiful Prague and the Czech Republic is chock full of attractive new features to make your trip uniquely memorable: Insider tips from National Geographic and local experts reveal favorite little-known sites and events. Capturing Prague's enchantment —its lavish palaces and baroque churches, street musicians and Old World cafés —and the beauty of the Czech Republic's countryside, the National Geographic Traveler: Prague & the Czech Republic is the perfect travel companion.


$26.95
$12.99
Shanghai
Shanghai
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Asia

National Geographic brings a century of incomparable travel expertise to this extraordinary series of world tours. These information-packed guides offer savvy advice and the in-depth information that sophisticated travelers demand. Each guide features detailed background and site descriptions, mapped walking and driving tours, and full-service sidebars with fascinating vignettes on history, culture, and contemporary life. There's also a 60-page directory of visitor information, including notable hotels and restaurants, entertainment, and shopping. And foldout end flaps, printed with maps and quick reference information, serve as handy bookmarks.


$22.95
$11.99
Australia, 5th Edition
Australia, 5th Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Australia and Oceania

From famous Bondi beach in Sydney to massive Ayers Rock in the remote desert outback, from rough-and-tumble gold-mining towns in Australia's Far West to the incredible underwater vistas of the Great Barrier Reef, Oz expert Roff Smith guides you through the incredibly varied land- and cityscapes that are modern Australia. Illustrated with 175 vivid photographs and nearly 30 detailed, full-color maps, this guide gives you every tool you need to plan a trip to the unique land on the other side of the world.


$27.95
Amsterdam, 2nd Edition
Amsterdam, 2nd Edition
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Amsterdam's profusion of cultural and natural treasures—Vincent van Gogh and the Rembrandthuis museums, Artis Royal Zoo, Albert Cuyp flea market, floating flower market, antiquarian bookstores, brown cafes, tasting houses, and more—are all covered in this indispensable guide. Special tours, such as a walk in the heart of the city and a drive in the neighboring tulip-dotted countryside, are included as well as three-dimensional floor plans of famous museums and detailed architectural drawings (one of the Koninklijk Paleis). In-depth sidebars reveal the heart and soul of Amsterdam, exploring such diverse topics as houseboat living, native-son Rembrandt, and sex and drugs. The guide begins in the central part of town, with the Nieuwe Zijde; and moves outward to the Oude Zijde; Jodenburt, Plantage, and the eastern docks; the northern canals; the southern canals; and finally the Museum District and the New South. A chapter on excursions takes you to such picturesque places as Marken, Edam, Haarlem, and Delft. Other chapters detail the city's rich history and culture (with much emphasis on the arts), along with invaluable practical information and travel tips, including an extensive listing of hotels and restaurants.


$22.95
Vienna
Vienna
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From Vienna's old town to the outer districts, from the city's charming, eclectic neighborhoods to Danube Island, National Geographic Traveler: Vienna guides you to the better- and lesser-known sights of one of Europe's most popular cities. In between, you'll discover the cultural and natural treasures Vienna has to offer—including its palaces and architectural gems, local markets and events, and the beautiful parks and gardens throughout the city.


$22.95
$15.99
Japan, 4th Edition
Japan, 4th Edition
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Nicholas Bornoff describes the best ways to tackle Tokyo and other must-see sites in Japan such as Mount Fuji, imperial Kyoto, historical Nagasaki, Hokkaido and its national parks, and dozens of other major and lesser-known places. In-depth features discuss the fascinating contrasts between Japan's modern, cutting-edge technological facade and its ancient core. The guide highlights traditions such as Kodo drumming, the exquisite beauty of garden design, and the spirits and demons that animate Noh and kabuki theater. Numerous city walking tours, a hike through feudal Hagi, and a stunning array of photos and artwork complement this exciting insider's guide.


$27.95
South Africa, 2nd Edition
South Africa, 2nd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Africa

From vibrant, beautiful Cape Town to the flower-bedecked Namaqualand plains, from history-filled Johannesburg to the wildlife-dotted lands of Kruger National Park, this guide covers all the best-known sights of South Africa, and lesser-known ones as well. South Africa's rich cultural, historical, and contemporary highlights are featured prominently, such as treasure wrecks off its wave-thrashed shores, glorious seafood, and the "big five" animals that every safari-goer hopes to see. Experiential sidebars abound, such as how to consult a sangoma (a practitioner of traditional medicine) or help build houses in Namaqualand. The book guides visitors on interesting excursions including a drive through winelands, a "history walk to freedom" in Cape Town, and a walk in the Bush.


$25.95
Costa Rica, 4th Edition
Costa Rica, 4th Edition
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Award-winning author and Costa Rica expert Christopher Baker guides you through this incredibly varied and alluring country, one of Central America's premier ecotourist destinations. Illustrated with 120 vivid photographs and 20 full-color maps, the book starts with a detailed introduction to the country's history and culture, including a section on its unique flora and fauna. You are then guided through each of the country's regions: the capital city of San Jose, the lush Central Highlands, Guanacaste and its volcanoes, sea-fringed Nicoya, the Central Pacific, Zona Sur, the South Central and its cloud forests, the Northern Lowlands, and the Caribbean.


$22.95