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The Resource On assignment with National Geographic : the inside story of legendary explorers, photographers, and adventurers, written by Mark Collins Jenkins

On assignment with National Geographic : the inside story of legendary explorers, photographers, and adventurers, written by Mark Collins Jenkins

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On assignment with National Geographic : the inside story of legendary explorers, photographers, and adventurers
Title
On assignment with National Geographic
Title remainder
the inside story of legendary explorers, photographers, and adventurers
Statement of responsibility
written by Mark Collins Jenkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Captures the heart of the National Geographic Society's fascinating history, from its beginnings as a scientific club in 1888 to its latest achievements- from Jacques Cousteau's pioneering underwater expeditions to James Cameron's record-breaking descent to the floor of the Mariana Trench. Meet the stars- Louis Leakey, Jane Goodall, Bob Ballard, Sylvia Earle, Spencer Wells, and others whose work has shaped enduring stories and unforgettable imagery. Mark Collins Jenkins presents the epic moments, rippling with the spirit of curiosity that has driven the Society beyond the horizon for 125 years."--p.[4] of cover
Summary
"Captures the heart of the National Geographic Society's fascinating history, from its beginnings as a scientific club in 1888 to its latest achievements- from Jacques Cousteau's pioneering underwater expeditions to James Cameron's record-breaking descent to the floor of the Mariana Trench. Meet the stars- Louis Leakey, Jane Goodall, Bob Ballard, Sylvia Earle, Spencer Wells, and others whose work has shaped enduring stories and unforgettable imagery. Mark Collins Jenkins presents the epic moments, rippling with the spirit of curiosity that has driven the Society beyond the horizon for 125 years."--p.[4] of cover
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10153752
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jenkins, Mark Collins
Dewey number
910
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National Geographic Society (U.S.)
  • Wildlife photography
  • Outdoor photography
  • Explorers
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Travel journalism
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the inside story of legendary explorers, photographers, and adventurers
Label
On assignment with National Geographic : the inside story of legendary explorers, photographers, and adventurers, written by Mark Collins Jenkins
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Edition statement from cover
  • Edition statement refers to the 125th anniversary of the National Geographic Society not the anniversary of the work's publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- An invitation to explore -- The world and all that is in it -- Bringing color to the world -- Did you watch the geographic last night? -- Living with the planet -- The heart of adventure
Control code
19931087
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
125th anniversary ed.
Extent
134 pages
Isbn
9781426210136
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations(some color), map
Label
On assignment with National Geographic : the inside story of legendary explorers, photographers, and adventurers, written by Mark Collins Jenkins
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Edition statement from cover
  • Edition statement refers to the 125th anniversary of the National Geographic Society not the anniversary of the work's publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- An invitation to explore -- The world and all that is in it -- Bringing color to the world -- Did you watch the geographic last night? -- Living with the planet -- The heart of adventure
Control code
19931087
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
125th anniversary ed.
Extent
134 pages
Isbn
9781426210136
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations(some color), map

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