Smithsonian Fall 2015

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    With Schwarzkopf Life Lessons of The Bear Hardcover Gus Lee 9781588345295 $35.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 13, 2015
    With Schwarzkopf is Gus Lee's remembrance of his mentor and friend H. Norman Schwarzkopf, and his firsthand account of how Schwarzkopf shaped his life. In 1966, Lee, a junior-year cadet at West Point, was bright, athletic, and popular. He was also on the verge of getting kicked out. Nearing the bottom of his class due to his penchant for playing poker and reading recreationally instead of studying engineering, he was assigned a new professor: then-Major Norman Schwarzkopf. Schwarzkopf's deeply principled nature and fierce personality took hold ... + Read More
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    Art of the Airport Tower Hardcover Carolyn Russo 9781588345080 $58.00 PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 03, 2015
    Art of the Airport Tower is a photographic journey to airports in the U.S. and around the world. This book, the companion volume to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum exhibition of the same name, explores 85 historic and contemporary airport towers through more than 100 fine art photographs by Carolyn Russo. Russo's photography makes these ordinary structures extraordinary: more than mere aviation artifacts, they are monumental abstractions, symbols of cultural expression, and testimonies of technological change. The first impression... + Read More
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    Kay WalkingStick An American Artist Hardcover Kathleen Ash-Milby 9781588345103 $64.00 SOCIAL SCIENCE Nov 03, 2015
    Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee) is one of the best-known living Native American artists. In her 45-year career in the visual arts, WalkingStick has created iconic paintings featured in numerous exhibitions and publications. In 1995, she became the first Native American and the first Native American woman artist to be included in H. R. Janson's History of Art, an essential art history survey text. Her acclaimed and accomplished career is now being celebrated with the National Museum of the American Indian book and exhibition Kay WalkingStick: An Ame... + Read More
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    Portrait of a Nation, Second Edition Men and Women Who Have Shaped America Paperback National Portrait Gallery 9781588344946 $25.95 ART Nov 03, 2015
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    Sotatsu Hardcover James T. Ulak 9781588345073 $64.00 ART Nov 03, 2015
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    The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of Northern Eurasia Hardcover Harri Luukkanen 9781588344755 $64.00 SOCIAL SCIENCE May 22, 2018
    The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of Northern Eurasia is a history and description of bark and skin boat traditions of the native peoples of Scandinavia and northern Russia. The history of northern peoples and cultures is inextricably linked to the technology of water transport. This is particularly true in northern Eurasia, where lakes and rivers can connect when overland summer travel is restricted by thick forests or bogs. For thousands of years, native peoples used a variety of bark and skin boats for fishing, hunting,  trading, making war, an... + Read More
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    Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainability in the Americas Impacts and Adaptations Paperback Francisco Dallmeier 9781935623724 $39.95 SCIENCE Sep 08, 2015
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    Series: Artefacts: Studies in the History of Science and Technology Illuminating Instruments Paperback Peter Morris 9781935623755 $46.00 SCIENCE Sep 08, 2015
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    Lox, Stocks, and Backstage Broadway Iconic Trades of New York City Paperback Nancy Groce 9781935623762 $27.95 HISTORY Sep 08, 2015
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    The Value of Money Hardcover Ellen R. Feingold 9781935623809 $37.95 ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Oct 13, 2015

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