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The National Geographic Society : 100 years of adventure and discovery

Author: C D B Bryan
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The entire history of the Geographic, focusing on the guiding personalities behind it--from Gardiner Greene Hubbard and Alexander Graham Bell to three generations of the Grosvenor family.
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Bryan, C.D.B. (Courtlandt Dixon Barnes).
National Geographic Society.
New York : H.N. Abrams, 1987
(OCoLC)568761984
Online version:
Bryan, C.D.B. (Courtlandt Dixon Barnes).
National Geographic Society.
New York : H.N. Abrams, 1987
(OCoLC)609048647
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C D B Bryan
ISBN: 0810913763 9780810913769
OCLC Number: 15317056
Description: 484 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1888-1900 --
North and South Poles Conquered --
1900-1905 --
Natural Disasters --
1905-1920 --
Archeology --
1920-1930 --
Glorious Expeditions --
1930-1940 --
The Depths --
1940-1950 --
War and Conflict --
1950-1957 --
The Heights --
1957-1967 --
Space --
1967-1977 --
Conservation --
1977-1988 --
Inner Space --
Acknowledgements --
Bibliography --
Index --
Credits.
Responsibility: C.D.B. Bryan.

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In 1887 in Washington, DC, 33 gentlemen met to consider "the advisability of organizing a society for the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge". In this volume, celebrating the centennial  Read more...

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