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Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian) [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Feb. 24, 2016
Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian)  [Repost]

Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian) by Jerry Brotton
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1465424636 | 256 pages | PDF | 100 MB

Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Aug. 22, 2014
Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian)

Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian) by Jerry Brotton
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1465424636 | 256 pages | PDF | 99,5 MB

The world's finest maps explored and explained.
From Ptolemy's world map to the Hereford's Mappa Mundi, through Mercator's map of the world to the latest maps of the Moon and Google Earth, Great Maps provides a fascinating overview of cartography through the ages.

Smithsonian Channel - WWII's Most Daring Raids: Series 1 (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 16, 2017
Smithsonian Channel - WWII's Most Daring Raids: Series 1 (2016)

Smithsonian Channel - WWII's Most Daring Raids: Series 1 (2016)
HDTV | 1278 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3338 Kbps | 6x~43mn | English AAC 161 Kbps, 2 channels | 7.04 GB
Genre: Documentary, History, War

They were U.S. paratroopers, Norwegian operatives, and British Commandos, Allied teams leading high-risk operations throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia to fight Hitler and turn the tide of the war. WWII's Most Daring Raids puts you in the heart of the action, giving you a minute-by-minute account of the most astonishing surprise attacks against the Third Reich. We forensically examine how exactly these assaults played out, through expert analysis and testimonies from the brave men who carried them out.
TTC Video - Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History [Repost]

TTC Video - Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History
Course No. 8576 | .M4V, AVC, 2000 kbps, 640x360 | English, AAC, 128 kbps, 2 Ch | 24x30 mins | + PDF Guidebook | 8.14 GB
Lecturer: Richard Kurin, Ph.D.
Lucinda Williams - Ramblin' (1978) {Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings CD SF 40042 rel 1991}

Lucinda Williams - Ramblin' (1978) {Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings CD SF 40042 rel 1991}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 252 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 105 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 8 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1978, 1991 Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings | CD SF 40042
Blues / Country Music / Folk Songs - United States / Folksong Revival / Rock Music

The first recordings from an artist with a gift for interpreting original blues from Robert Johnson to Memphis Minnie to The Carter Family. Williams’s unmistakable sound is powerfully direct and filled with melancholy and passion. 43 minutes. "The quintessential recording of Lucinda Williams…. An unbelievably soulful…vocalist."–Montana State University Exponent.

Smithsonian Channel - Secrets of the Taj Mahal (2014)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 8, 2016
Smithsonian Channel - Secrets of the Taj Mahal (2014)

Smithsonian Channel - Secrets of the Taj Mahal (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3000 Kbps | 46mins | English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.01 GB
Genre: Documentary, History

It is considered a wonder of the world, and one of the most popular tourist attractions on Earth, but few realize that the Taj Mahal was built as a monument to eternal love. This is the story of Shah Jahan, ruler of India's mighty Mogul Empire, and his queen, Mumtaz Mahal, and of a love too perfect to survive. The Queen's tragic death moved Jahan to construct a shrine worthy of her name, but with this iconic structure, he would ultimately pay a terrible price to complete his life's work.

Smithsonian Channel - Fall of Japan: In Color (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 2, 2016
Smithsonian Channel - Fall of Japan: In Color (2015)

Smithsonian Channel - Fall of Japan: In Color (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3299 Kbps | 46mn 1s | 1.11 GB
Audio: English AAC 144 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, War

When American troops joined the epic battle against the Japanese in World War II, a British journalist followed along, equipped with a movie camera, some rolls of color film, and a powerful friendship with General Douglas MacArthur. Follow the travels of war correspondent William Courtenay and his unrivaled reporting on the Pacific campaign and its great commander. Then witness his remarkable archival recordings, from multiple island attacks to the aftermath of the bombings of Nagasaki and Hiroshima.

Smithsonian Channel - Sacred Sites: Egypt (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Oct. 4, 2016
Smithsonian Channel - Sacred Sites: Egypt (2016)

Smithsonian Channel - Sacred Sites: Egypt (2016)
HDTV | 1276 x 716 | .MP4/AVC @ 2483 Kbps | 46mins | English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | 871 MB
Genre: Documentary

Of all the ancient civilizations, Egypt has left the greatest legacy. Its monuments all evoke one indisputable truth: Early Egyptians were obsessed with death and the afterlife. On papyrus rolls and tomb walls, they recorded spells to help the deceased pass all the tests and creatures they would encounter in the underworld. These recordings were known as the Book of the Dead. But what if this book is hiding something deeper about these ancient Egyptian beliefs? The answers could lie within one unique artifact.

Smithsonian Channel - Sacred Sites: Ireland (2014) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Sept. 29, 2016
Smithsonian Channel - Sacred Sites: Ireland (2014) [Repost]

Smithsonian Channel - Sacred Sites: Ireland (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3000 Kbps | 46mins | English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.01 GB
Genre: Documentary

Ireland's history is steeped in religion and mystery. Why did its people stop worshipping the earth 5,000 years ago? Did St. Patrick really act alone in converting the Irish to Christianity in the 5th century? Historians, astronomers, and other scientists believe answers to these and other questions lie in the stars. Discover the role that celestial occurrences have played in Irish religious beliefs and practices as we explore ancient hallowed sites and even the heavens above.

Smithsonian Channel - Sacred Sites: Oracles (2016)  Video

Posted by Polik88 at Sept. 27, 2016
Smithsonian Channel - Sacred Sites: Oracles (2016)

Smithsonian Channel - Sacred Sites: Oracles (2016)
HDTV | English | MP4 | 1276x716 | AVC ~2950 Kbps 25.000 fps | AAC 161 Kbps 48.0 khz | 58mn | 1 GB
Genre: Documentary

Earthquake lights. Hallucinogenic gases. Magnetic fields. New scientific research has revealed that these and other tectonic phenomena happened at virtually every site in ancient Greece where oracles delivered their prophecies to pilgrims and nobles.