History Of The World In Maps

Author: Times Atlases
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780008147792
Size: 33.41 MB
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In this time, cartography has not only kept pace with these changes, but has often driven them. In this beautiful book, over 70 maps give a visual representation of the history of the world.

History Of The World In Maps

Author: Times Atlases
Publisher: Times Books
ISBN: 9780007588244
Size: 73.24 MB
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In this time, cartography has not only kept pace with these changes, but has often driven them. In this beautiful book, over 70 maps give a visual representation of the history of the world.

The World Through Maps

Author: John R. Short
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781552978115
Size: 74.52 MB
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The author explores the colorful history of mapmaking, taking readers on a fascinating tour of the ideas and idealism that influenced cartography, from the Greeks who used information gleaned from Alexander the Great's conquests to improve ...

Atlas Of World History

Author: Patrick O'Brien
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199746538
Size: 62.21 MB
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Traces history from hunting in Africa in 10,000 BC and the decline of the Byzantine Empire to the growth of Atlantic economies in the eighteenth century and the standards of living since 1945.

Maps And The 20th Century

Author: Tom Harper
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780712356619
Size: 22.97 MB
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Accompanies a major exhibition at the British Library, opening on 4 November. This book will tell a global story of the most turbulent century in history through its most powerful and important object: the map.

The Silk Roads

Author: Peter Frankopan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408839962
Size: 60.34 MB
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A major reassessment of world history, The Silk Roads is a dazzling exploration of the forces that have driven the rise and fall of empires, determined the flow of ideas and goods and are now heralding a new dawn in international affairs.

Maps Of War

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1844864634
Size: 60.91 MB
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Using contemporary maps, this sumptuous new volume covers the history of the mapping of war on land and shows the way in which maps provide a guide to the history of war.

The New Atlas Of World History

Author: John Haywood
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780691152691
Size: 10.28 MB
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Text, maps, and illustrations present the history of the world from six million years ago to the present day.

The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

Author: Paul Kennedy
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307773566
Size: 78.15 MB
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Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new monarchies" in W. Europe. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Genghis Khan And The Making Of The Modern World

Author: Jack Weatherford
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0307237818
Size: 15.76 MB
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This dazzling work of revisionist history doesn’t just paint an unprecedented portrait of a great leader and his legacy, but challenges us to reconsider how the modern world was made. From the Hardcover edition.