Search Results for: civil war

National Geographic April 2005

By Eric

Hallowed Ground { Saving Civil War Battlefields; Civil War Battlefields: Saving the Landscapes of America’s Deadliest War}
Hallowed Ground u. s. Civil War battlefields see new conflict. BY ADAM GOODHEART PHOTOGRAPHS BY MICHAEL MELFORD MAP SUPPLEMENT: BATTLES OF THE CIVIL WAR
Egypt’s First Pharaohs { Abydos: Life and Death at the Dawn of Egyptian Civilization}
Egypt’s First Pharaohs New evidence shows that human sacrifice helped populate the royal city of the dead. BY JOHN GALVIN PHOTOGRAPHS BY KENNETH GARRETT
Killer Whales { Orcas Unmasked; Investigating a Killer}
Orcas Unmasked Killer whales aren’t ruthless killers- or whales. BY DOUGLAS H. CHADWICK PHOTOGRAPHS BY FLIP NICKLIN
Dmanisi Find { The Pathfinders; Prehistoric Pathfinders; Family Ties: Dmanisi Find}
The Pathfinders Our ancestors had already ventured out of Africa 1. 8 million years ago- and settled in the republic of Georgia. BY JOSH FISCHMAN PHOTOS BY KENNETH GARRETT ART BY JOHN GURCHE
Flying High { Record Rocket Flight; Rocket for the Rest of Us}
Flying High Winning the ten- million- dollar Ansari X Prize for suborbital flight proves that the sky’s no limit. BY BURT RUTAN PHOTOGRAPHS BY JIM SUGAR
Sea Gypsies { Sea Gypsies of Myanmar}
Sea Gypsies The world is closing in on the Moken way of life. BY JACQUES IVANOFF PHOTOGRAPHS BY NICOLAS REYNARD
ZipUSA: 09560 { ZipUSA: No- Man’s- Land; ZipUSA: Guantanamo Bay, Cuba}
ZipUSA: 09360 Serving time at Guantanamo Bay. BY JEANNIE RALSTON PHOTOGRAPHS BY ROBB KENDRICK
Paradise Flycatchers { Birds of a Different Color: Madagascar’s Paradise Flycatchers}
Paradise Flycatchers For this bird, one plumage isn’t enough. BY ] OHN L. ELIOT PHOTOGRAPHS BY CYRIL RUOSO
Flores Find { Lost World of the Little People; World of the Little People; The People Time Forgot: Flores Find}
World of the Little People Diminutive hominins make a big evolutionary point: Humans aren’t exempt from natural selection. BY MIKE MORWOOD, THOMAS SUTIKNA, RICHARD ROBERTS PHOTOGRAPHS BY KENNETH GARRETT ART BY LARS GRANT- WEST

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A NATION TRANSFORMED BY CIVIL WAR(20 1/4 x 31 inches)
Included: Photos of combatants, weapons, and ammunition; the role of African- Americans; the wounded; life on the home front; inset map showing the percentage of the 1860 population ( by county) that were slaves. ; Also included: Freed slaves in Beaufort
BATTLES OF THE CIVIL WAR(20 1/4 x 31 inches)
Included: Map showing battles of the Civil War with notes on principal campaigns, war in the west, raids, role of the telegraph, filling the ranks, prisoners of war, coastal blockade. ; Also included: Inset maps show free and slave states, battles on the

National Geographic September 2005

By Eric

Oil Boon { African Oil: Whose Bonanza? }
Oil Boon In a continent where natural resources are often plun- dered to the detriment of ordinary people, impoverished Chad- the new oil frontier- could become a model of fairness. BY NICK KOTCH PHOTOGRAPHS BY PASCAL MAITRE AND ED KASHI
Living with AIDS
Living With AIDS For one group of HIV- positive South Africans, potent drugs and changing attitudes offer new hope. TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY GIDEON MENDEL
Inventing Nairobi { Nairobi; Inventing a City: Nairobi}
Inventing Nairobi The nearly three million residents of Kenya’s burgeoning capital are reshaping a uniquely African city. BY BINYAVANGA WAINAINA PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVID ALAN HARVEY
Ituri Pygmies { Ituri Pygmies: Who Rules the Forest? }
Who Rules the Forest? The Mbuti Pygmies of Congo’s Ituri forest have survived a brutal civil war and chaotic aftermath. But peace- with its inevitable land rush- poses an even greater threat. BY PAUL SALOPEK PHOTOGRAPHS BY RANDY OLSON
African Wildlife { Spirit of the Wild}
Spirit of the Wild The fate of Africa’s great animals remains uncertain- and entirely in human hands. BY DAVID QUAMMEN
The Human Footprint { Views of the Continent; Tracing the Human Footprint}
Views of the Continent Armed with two small planes and infinite determination, explorer and conservationist J. Michael Fay set out to create an unprecedented record of human impact on the land. BY DAVID QUAMMEN PHOTOGRAPHS BY GEORGE STEINMETZ MAP SUPPLEM
Return to Zambia { Zambia; Return to Zambia: We Just Want Enough }
Return to Zambia On a visit home, an African writer travels from remote valley to village to city, contemplating the relationship between people and wildlife. BY ALEXANDRA FULLER PHOTOGRAPHS BY LYNN JOHNSON

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AFRICA: THE HUMAN FOOTPRINT(24 1/4 x 22 1/4 inches)
Included: Human Footprint map of Africa reflecting human impact on the continent; measures of human impact are population density; road, rail and waterway networks; land use; and electric power grids. ; Also included: Inset Human Footprint map of the wor
AFRICA: A STORIED LANDSCAPE(24 1/4 x 22 1/4 inches)
Included: Map of Africa based on satellite images revealing landscapes formed by a mosaic of ecosystems; inset outline map showing Africa’ s most distant offshore nations- -Cape Verde, Mauritius, and Seychelles; an inset vertical map strip of the contine

National Geographic February 2000

By Eric

The Rise of Life on Earth { The Rise of Life on Earth- -Messel: Window on an Ancient World}
Forty- nine million years ago dinosaurs were long extinct and mammals on the ascent. Species of that time have been remarkably preserved in a mine pit at Messel, Germany.
Albanians: A People Undone
Scattered from the Balkans to the Bronx, Albanians hold fast to what they have left – an impoverished Eastern European homeland and deep ethnic pride.
Ancient Greece II { Ascent to Glory: Ancient Greece, Part II}
Elegant proportions and riotous color, tragedy and comedy, democracy and slavery: The roots and realities of the Classical Age belie our assumptions in the second of a three- part series.
Black Dragon River: On the Edge of Empires
A narrow ribbon of water separates two worlds that could hardly be more different: an impoverished corner of Russia and China’s economically energized Heilongjiang Province.
Eyewitness Kosovo
During the grim months before NATO intervened in Kosovo, a French photographer witnessed the anguish and upheaval of the Balkans’ recurring bloodbath.
Selma to Montgomery: The Road to Equality
A 1965 protest march from a small Alabama city to the state capital sparked Congress to ensure protection of black Americans’ right to vote.
Orphan Gorillas: Fighting to Survive in the Wild { Central Africa’s Orphan Gorillas: Will They Survive in the Wild? }
In Congo and Gabon dedicated workers evaded civil war to nurture, socialize, and ultimately release western lowland gorillas back into the wild.

National Geographic September 1995

By Eric

Huautla Cave Quest { Cave Quest: Trial and Tragedy a Mile Beneath Mexico}
A daring bid to establish a Mexican cave as earth’s deepest, breaks new ground.
Hawaii’s Vanishing Species { On the Brink: Hawaii’s Vanishing Species}
Evolving in isolation over thousands of years, the unique birds, plants, and insects of Hawaii are threatened by introduced species.
Essence of Provence
Warm, soft fragrances, and rich cuisine grace this seductive corner of southern France.
The Giant Cuttlefish: Chameleon of the Reef
Off southern Australia, great cephalopods dazzle with iridescent color changes and amazing intelligence.
El Salvador Learns To Live With Peace
A 12- year civil war has ended, and Salvadorans struggle to pull their country into a new era of peace.
The Dawn of Humans: The Farthest Horizon
Exploring in East Africa reveals apelike creatures that walked upright four million years ago.

National Geographic August 1990

By Eric

Missouri’s Garden of Consequence { The Plant Hunters: A Portrait of the Missouri Botanical Garden}
This leading center for tropical botanical research has expanded its mission to educating the world about the effects of rain forest destruction. Boyd Gibbons and photographer James P. Blair report.
Voyage of the Century
Their mission to explore the outer solar system accomplished, the twin spacecraft Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 have headed for the stars. With newly enhanced images, team member Bradford A. Smith chronicles their adventure.
Neptune: Voyager’s Last Picture Show
The wonders of the eighth planet from the sun thrilled even seasoned scientists and made Voyager 2’s final close encounter one of its most amazing. Rick Gore recounts the excitement as experts at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory interpret images of Neptune
An African American Celebration of Life { A Celebration of African- American Life; Philadelphia’s African Americans: A Celebration of Life; Mother Africa’s Children }
Old traditions find joyous expression in Philadelphia’s inner city. Photographer Roland L. Freeman shares his long commitment to recording preservation and change in an urban culture.
Yugoslavia: A House Much Divided
The nation that has pursued a separate destiny outside the Soviet sphere fights economic depression and strives to forestall a civil war rooted in ancient hatreds. Kenneth C. Danforth and photographer Steve McCurry explore a troubled country.
Northwest Passage { Changing Images of the Northwest Passage}
Over six summers, ethnographer John Bockstoce traversed a 3, 500- mile Arctic route between Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in a 60- foot research vessel. He reports that mining, oil and gas exploration, and military operations are profoundly affecting the n

National Geographic July 1988

By Eric

What’s Killing the Palm Trees?
A disease called lethal yellowing is destroying the coconut palms of the Western Hemisphere, says plant pathologist Randolph E. McCoy. With photographs by Guillermo Aldana E.
Acts of Faith in Chile { Chile: Acts of Faith}
Chileans will soon decide in a plebiscite whether to continue a swing to the political right led by Augusto Pinochet. Allen A. Boraiko and photographer David Alan Harvey descirbe a nation weighing its choices.
Catastrophe at Kourion { The Day the World Ended at Kourion: Reconstructing an Ancient Earthquake}
On July 21 in A. D. 365 an earthquake brought death and destruction to a city on Cyprus. Archeologist David Soren and his team, using computer graphics, dramatically re- create the scene of personal tragedy. Photographs by Martha Cooper.
Atlanta on the Rise { Atlanta: Energy and Optimism in the New South}
Host to this month’s Democratic Convention, the capital of Georgia has evolved from Civil War casualty to premier city of the Southeast, an exciting business and cultural center. Erla Zwingle and photographer Jim Richardson report on a modern- day resur
When the Moors Ruled Spain
Their 800- year dominance ended in 1492 with expulsion by Columbus’s benefactors, Ferdinand and Isabella. The heritage left behind still enriches the country, Thomas J. Abercrombie and photographer Bruno Barbey discover.