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Bibliography: National Geographic Resources on Afghanistan, Terrorist Attacks, More

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Compiled by the National Geographic Society Indexing Division; last updated February 12, 2002

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Maps

Afghanistan and Pakistan

"Afghanistan: Land in Crisis/Afghanistan and Pakistan" National Geographic magazine map supplement. December 2001.
"Plight of the Refugees." National Geographic magazine map supplement. February 2000.
Asia: Political. National Geographic wall map, 1999
"Caspian Sea/Caspian Region: Promise & Peril." National Geographic magazine map supplement. May 1999.
"India/Southeast Asia with Afghanistan and Myanmar." National Geographic magazine map supplement. May 1997.
"Peoples of South Asia." National Geographic magazine map supplement. December 1984.

Middle East

"Plight of the Refugees." National Geographic magazine map supplement. February 2000.
"Jerusalem/Jerusalem: The Old City." National Geographic magazine map supplement. April 1996.
"Middle East/The Middle East: States in Turmoil." National Geographic magazine map supplement. February 1991.
"Holy Land." National Geographic magazine map supplement. December 1989.
"The Historic Mediterranean, 800 B.C. to 1500 A.D./Mediterranean Seafloor." National Geographic magazine map supplement. September 1980.
"Middle East/Early Civilizations in the Middle East." National Geographic magazine map supplement. September 1978.
"The Peoples of the Middle East." National Geographic magazine map supplement. July 1972.

New York City

New York City. National Geographic Destination Map, 2000.
"New York City/Manhattan." National Geographic magazine map supplement. September 1990.

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. National Geographic Destination Map, 2000.
"Megalopolis: Boston to Washington." National Geographic magazine map supplement. July 1994.

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New York City     (including World Trade Center)

"Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island." TRAVELER magazine. Pages 154-155, October 2001.
"ZipUSA: Harlem, New York." National Geographic magazine. Pages 120-124, April 2001.
New York City. National Geographic Destination Map, 2000.
"Manhattan: The New York That New Yorkers Love." TRAVELER magazine. Pages 72-94, November/December 2000.
The National Geographic Traveler: New York. National Geographic book, 1999.
"Tale of Three Cities: Alexandria, Córdoba, and New York." National Geographic magazine. Pages 34-61, August 1999.
"New York's Chinatown." National Geographic magazine. Pages 58-77, August 1998.
"Greening of the Great White Way." National Geographic magazine. Earth Almanac, February 1998.
New York Underground. Nationalgeographic.com interactive feature. 1997.
"Under New York." National Geographic magazine. Pages 110-131, February 1997.
"East Side, West Side, All Around the Town: New York Neighborhoods." TRAVELER magazine. Pages 84-101, January/February 1997.
"A Taste of the Big Apple." WORLD magazine. Pages 2-6, March 1995.
"Broadway, Street of Dreams." National Geographic magazine. Pages 54-87, September 1990.
"Immigration Today." National Geographic magazine. Pages 102-105, September 1990.
"New York City/Manhattan." National Geographic magazine map supplement. September 1990.
"Skyscrapers: Giants of the City." WORLD magazine. Pages 16-20, April 1990.
"New York Underground." WORLD magazine. Pages 20-21, April 1989.
"Skyscrapers." National Geographic magazine. Pages 140-173, February 1989.
"New York Harbor—The Golden Door." National Geographic magazine. Pages 20-43, July 1986.
"A Century Old, the Wonderful Brooklyn Bridge." National Geographic magazine. Pages 564-579, May 1983.
"Manhattan—Images of the City." National Geographic magazine. Pages 314-343, September 1981.

World Trade Center (WTC):

"Further Explorations of Piotr Chmielinski." ADVENTURE magazine. Pages 41-42, 44, 46, 48-49, January/February 2002.
Into the Forbidden Zone and Geography of Crisis. National Geographic Channel TV special and video (2 hours). 2001. (To order, call 800 627 5162 [U.S. and Canada only]).
"The Power of Light." National Geographic magazine. October 2001.
-view from top of the Empire State Building, pages 30-31
"Inferno Heat, Not Impact, Brought Down Towers, Experts Say." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. September 17, 2001.
"Search-and-Rescue Robots Tested at New York Disaster Site." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. September 14, 2001.
"After the Attacks: Regrouping, Recovering, Rebuilding." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. September 13, 2001.
"Why Symbols Become Targets." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. September 13, 2001.
New York City. National Geographic Destination Map, 2000.
"Skyscrapers: Giants of the City." WORLD magazine. Pages 16-20, April 1990.
"Skyscrapers." National Geographic magazine. Pages 140-173, February 1989.

Some Specific World Trade Center References (boldface page numbers indicate illustrations/photos)

"Swamps of New Jersey: The Meadowlands." National Geographic magazine. February 2001.
     - distant view from marsh, page 81
"Manhattan: The New York That New Yorkers Love." TRAVELER magazine. November/December 2000, pages 75, 77.
     - Top of the World Trade Center observatories, p 77
National Geographic Eyewitness to the 20th Century. National Geographic Books. 1998.
     - terrorist bombing (1993), pages 370, 370
"East Side, West Side, All Around Town: New York Neighborhoods." TRAVELER magazine, January/February 1997, page 84.
National Geographic's Driving Guides to America: New York and Pennsylvania and New Jersey. National Geographic Books. 1997, page 15
"Under New York." National Geographic magazine. February 1997.
     - telephone lines, p 115
     - view from manhole, p 115

"Lightning, Nature's High-Voltage Spectacle." National Geographic magazine. July 1993, page 87.
The Builders: Marvels of Engineering. National Geographic Books. 1992. pages 1, 127, 129, 129, 134, 139
"Once and Future Landfills." National Geographic magazine. May 1991.
     - in background of picture of Fresh Kills Landfill, pages 116-117
"Skyscrapers." National Geographic magazine. February 1989, pages 141, 157, 164
     - Goodwin, Dan "Spider Dan"— climb (1983), p 169
     - heights, pages 157, 166, 169
     - occupancy, page 173
     - population, page 169

Inventors and Discoverers: Changing Our World. National Geographic Books. 1998.
     - aluminum panels, page 142
"New York Harbor—The Golden Door." National Geographic magazine. July 1986, pages 20, 28, 38
"Japanese Americans: Home at Last." National Geographic magazine. April 1986.
     - architect, pages 536-537
"Conservation: Can We Live Better on Less?" National Geographic magazine (Energy Issue). February 1981.
     - energy consumption, page 57
"Manhattan—Images of the City." National Geographic magazine. September 1981, page 336.
"Gateway—Elbow Room for the Millions." National Geographic magazine. July 1979, page 86.
"Will Success Spoil Our Parks?" National Geographic magazine. July 1979, page 58.
"Aluminum, the Magic Metal." National Geographic magazine. August 1978, page 206.
"Chicago!" National Geographic magazine. April 1978, page 469.
"The Hudson: 'That River's Alive.'" National Geographic magazine. January 1978, page 89 .

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Washington, D.C.     (including the Pentagon and White House)

"After Terrorist Attack, Afghans in U.S. Challenge Cultural Stereotype." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. September 25, 2001.
"Commentary: Historically, D.C. No Stranger to Attacks." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. September 20, 2001.
Washington, D.C. National Geographic Destination Map, 2000.
"The District Reborn." Smart Traveler. TRAVELER magazine. Pages 18, 20, November/December 2000.
"Geographic at National (Airport)." News & Tips. TRAVELER magazine. Page 19, January/February 1998.
"Megalopolis: Boston to Washington." National Geographic magazine map supplement. July 1994.
"L'Enfant's Washington." National Geographic magazine. Pages 122-134, August 1991.

The Pentagon (Arlington, Virginia):

"Three Months On, Tension Lingers Near the Pentagon." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. December 11, 2001.
"After the Attacks: Regrouping, Recovering, Rebuilding." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. September 13, 2001.
"Why Symbols Become Targets." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. September 13, 2001.
"Team from National Geographic Killed in Pentagon Crash." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. September 12, 2001.

Some Specific Pentagon References (boldface page numbers indicate illustrations/photos)

United States Atlas for Young Explorers. National Geographic Books. 1999, page 80.
"Ballard Surfacing." ADVENTURE magazine. Spring 1999.
     - Advanced Research Projects Agency, page 132
     - Titanic, R.M.S., discovery data shipped to Pentagon, page 164
Satellite Atlas of the World. National Geographic Books. 1998, page 14.
National Geographic's Driving Guides to America: Washington, D.C. and Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. National Geographic Books. 1996, page 50.
"Across the Potomac from Washington." National Geographic magazine. January 1953, pages 12-13
     - café, open air, page 14
     - concourse , page 15
     - eating facilities, page 14
     - Joint Chiefs of Staff, page 2
     - parking spaces, page 12-13
"A Map Maker Looks at the United States." National Geographic magazine. June 1951, page 705.
     - aerial view, pages 706-707
"Skyway Below the Clouds." National Geographic magazine. July 1949, page 91.
     - aerial view, page 92
"Washington: Home of the Nation's Great." National Geographic magazine. June 1947.
     - aerial view, page 706
"Winning the War of Supply." National Geographic magazine. December 1945, page 709.
"Wartime Washington." National Geographic magazine. September 1943, pages 257, 258, 260-261, 263, 264, 273.
"Sicily Again in the Path of War." National Geographic magazine. September 1943.
     - soldiers studying map of Pentagon Building, page 308
"Your Society Aids War Effort." National Geographic magazine. February 1943, page 277.

The White House

"Commentary: Historically, D.C. No Stranger to Attacks." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. September 20, 2001.
Our Country's Presidents. National Geographic Books. 2001, page 175.
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: The White House. Educational film/video. 1997.
Inside the White House. Nationalgeographic.com interactive feature. 1996.
Inside the White House. National Geographic TV special and video. 1996.
The Living White House. National Geographic Book. 1996.
"A White House Christmas." TRAVELER magazine. November/December 1995, pages 70-74.
"Blueprints for Victory." National Geographic magazine. May 1995, pages 54-71.
"Wild Times At The White House." WORLD magazine. October 1992, pages 22-23.
"White House Birthday." Bulletin. TRAVELER magazine. September/October 1992, page 12.
The President's House: A History. National Geographic Books. 1986.

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Afghanistan     [Country Facts]

"Central Asia Unveiled." National Geographic magazine. February 2002, pages 108-125.
"A Kid's Life: Afghanistan." WORLD magazine. January/February 2002, pages 26-27.
"Friends in High Places." National Geographic Flashback. January 2002.
The World of Islam. National Geographic, 2001.
"Eyewitness Afghanistan." National Geographic magazine. December 2001, pages 130-137.
"U.S. Buys Up Afghanistan Images From Top Satellite." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. October 25, 2001
"Geographic's Race to Make New Map of Afghanistan." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. October 19, 2001.
"Revolutionary Satellites Aid U.S. Military." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. October 17, 2001.
"Afghanistan: Land in Crisis/Afghanistan and Pakistan" National Geographic magazine map supplement. December 2001.
"Afghanistan's 'Hidden Caves' a Myth, Experts Say." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. October 16, 2001.
"Afghanistan: Profile and Photo Gallery." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. October 9, 2001.
Into the Forbidden Zone and Geography of Crisis. National Geographic Channel TV special and video (2 hours). 2001. (To order, call 800 627 5162 [in U.S. and Canada only]).
"Attack on America: An Islamic Scholar's Perspective." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com, September 28, 2001.
"After Terrorist Attack, Afghans in U.S. Challenge Cultural Stereotype." National Geographic News at Nationalgeographic.com. September 25, 2001.
Photo Gallery: Afghanistan/Rise of the Taliban. Nationalgeographic.com feature. 2001.
"The Adventures of Marco Polo, Part I." National Geographic magazine. Pages 2-31, May 2001.
"Barred, For Life." National Geographic magazine. Flashback, May 2001.
"Blown Away in Afghanistan." National Geographic magazine. Geographica, August 2001.
"From the Editor." ADVENTURE magazine. Page 20, March/April 2001.
"The Lion in Winter." ADVENTURE magazine. Pages 76-86, 88, 90, 135-139, March/April 2001.
"Plight of the Refugees." National Geographic magazine map supplement. February 2000.
Asia: Political. National Geographic wall map. 1999.
"Caspian Sea/Caspian Region: Promise and Peril." National Geographic magazine map supplement. May 1999.
"Cultural Crossroads. Millennium Moments." National Geographic magazine. October 1998.
"India/Southeast Asia with Afghanistan and Myanmar." National Geographic magazine map supplement. May 1997.
"A Glorious Monument Survives." National Geographic magazine. Geographica, October 1996.
"Afghanistan's Uneasy Peace." National Geographic magazine. Pages 58-89, October 1993.
"Along Afghanistan's War-torn Frontier." National Geographic magazine. Pages 772-797, June 1985.
"Kabul, Afghanistan's Troubled Capital." National Geographic magazine. Pages 494-505, April 1985
"Peoples of South Asia." National Geographic magazine map supplement. December 1984.
"Islam's Heartland, Up in Arms." National Geographic magazine. Pages 334-345, September 1980.

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Pakistan     [Country Facts]

"Central Asia Unveiled." National Geographic magazine. February 2002, pages 108-125.
"Then & There." ADVENTURE magazine. January/February 2002, pages 20-21.
Ancient China and India Geokit. 2002.
The World of Islam. National Geographic. 2001.
"Afghanistan: Land in Crisis/Afghanistan and Pakistan" National Geographic magazine map supplement. December 2001.
"Kashmir: Trapped in Conflict." National Geographic magazine. Pages 2-29, September 1999.
"The Promise of Pakistan." National Geographic magazine. Pages 48-73, October 1997.
"Along Afghanistan's War-torn Frontier." National Geographic magazine. Pages 772-797, June 1985.
"Pakistan's Kalash: People of Fire and Fervor." National Geographic magazine. Pages 458-473, October 1981.
"Pakistan Under Pressure." National Geographic magazine. Pages 668-701, May 1981.
"An Eye for an Eye: Pakistan's Wild Frontier." National Geographic magazine. Pages 110-139, January 1977.

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Middle East

"Open Sesame." TRAVELER magazine. Page 26, October 2000.
Asia: Political. National Geographic wall map. 1999.
Asia: Political/Physical. National Geographic desk map. 1999.
"Breaking Barriers in Europe and the Middle East." ADVENTURE magazine. Pages 87-89. Fall 1999.
"Lawrence of Arabia: A Hero's Journey." National Geographic magazine. Pages 38-61, January 1999.
"Satellite Revelations: New Views of the Holy Land." National Geographic magazine. Pages 88-105, June 1995.
"Water—The Middle East's Critical Resource." National Geographic magazine. Pages 38-71, May 1993.
"Who Are the Palestinians?" National Geographic magazine. Pages 84-113, June 1992.
"Persian Gulf Pollution: Assessing the Damage One Year Later." National Geographic magazine. Pages 122-134, February 1992.
"Middle East/The Middle East: States in Turmoil." National Geographic magazine map supplement. February 1991.
"Holy Land." National Geographic magazine map supplement. December 1989.
"The Persian Gulf—Living in Harm's Way." National Geographic magazine. Pages 648-671, May 1988.
"The Historic Mediterranean, 800 B.C. to 1500 A.D./Mediterranean Seafloor." National Geographic magazine map supplement. December 1982.
"Islam's Heartland, Up in Arms." National Geographic magazine. Pages 334-345, September 1980.
"Mideast in Turmoil/Two Centuries of Conflict in the Middle East." National Geographic magazine map supplement. September 1980.
"Middle East/Early Civilizations in the Middle East." National Geographic magazine map supplement. September 1978.
"The Peoples of the Middle East." National Geographic magazine map supplement. July 1972.

Gaza Strip (Israeli-occupied Egypt)

Gaza. Nationalgeographic.com Interactive Feature, 1996
"Gaza: Where Peace Walks a Tightrope." National Geographic magazine. Pages 28-53, September 1996.

Iran     [country facts]

Iran: Behind the Veil. Educational film/video. 1999.
"Iran: Testing the Waters of Reform." National Geographic magazine. Pages 2-33, July 1999.
"Iran Under the Ayatollah." National Geographic magazine. Pages 108-135, July 1985.

Iraq     [country facts]     (see also People: Saddam Hussein)

"Eyewitness Iraq." National Geographic magazine. Pages 2-27, November 1999.
"Iraq Imperils Marshes, a Way of Life." National Geographic magazine. Geographica, April 1994.
"Struggle of the Kurds." National Geographic magazine. Pages 32-61, August 1992.
"After the Storm." National Geographic magazine. Pages 2-33, August 1991.
"The New Face of Baghdad: Iraq at War." National Geographic magazine. Pages 80-109, January 1985.

Israel     [country facts]

"Jerusalem." TRAVELER magazine. Pages 47-50, October 1999.
"Odd Hotel Amenity." TRAVELER magazine. Page 36, April 1999.
"Jerusalem/Jerusalem: The Old City." National Geographic magazine supplement map. April 1996.
"The Three Faces of Jerusalem." National Geographic magazine. Pages 2-31, April 1996.
"Israel's Galilee: Living in the Shadow of Peace." National Geographic magazine. Pages 62-87, June 1995.
Israel. Educational film/video. 1987.
Jerusalem: Within These Walls. Special and video. 1986.
"Israel: Searching for the Center." National Geographic magazine. Pages 2-39, July 1985.
"This Year in Jerusalem." National Geographic magazine. Pages 478-515, April 1983.

Jordan     [country facts]

"Petra." TRAVELER magazine. Pages 228-230, October 1999.
"Petra, Ancient City of Stone." National Geographic magazine. Pages 116-133, December 1998.
"Lost in Time: The Hidden City of Petra." WORLD magazine. Pages 31-35, January 1997.
Jordan: Kingdom in the Middle. National Geographic magazine. Pages 236-268, February 1984.

Kuwait     [country facts]

"Oil Fires and Environmental Damage." WORLD magazine. Page 16, May 1992.
"Persian Gulf Pollution: Assessing the Damage One Year Later." National Geographic magazine. Pages 122-134, February 1992.
"After the Storm." National Geographic magazine. Pages 2-33, August 1991.
"In the Eye of Desert Storm." National Geographic magazine. Pages 34-35, August 1991.
"Kuwait: An Economic Oasis Watered by Oil." National Geographic magazine. Geographica, November 1990.

Lebanon     [country facts]

"Beirut Rising." National Geographic magazine. Pages 100-123, September 1997.
"Beirut—Up From the Rubble." National Geographic magazine. Pages 262-286, February 1983.

Oman     [country facts]

"Oman." National Geographic magazine. Pages 112-138, May 1995.
"Oman: Guardian of the Gulf." National Geographic magazine. Pages 344-377, September 1981.

Saudi Arabia     [country facts]

"Ibn Battuta, Prince of Travelers." National Geographic magazine. Pages 2-49, December 1991.
"Bahrain: Hub of the Persian Gulf." National Geographic magazine. Pages 300-329, September 1979.

Syria     [country facts]

"Syria—Behind the Mask." National Geographic magazine. Pages 106-131, July 1996.

Yemen     [country facts]

"North Yemen." National Geographic magazine. Pages 244-269, August 1979.

 

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