The Historical Atlas of the World At War

Author: Brenda Lewis
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 0785827455
Release Date: 2011-01-05
Genre: History

The Historical Atlas series explores pivotal events and areas of cultural interest in great detail. Most books in this series are available both in hardcover, and in paperback with flaps, and the interior pages are illustrated throughout with full-color maps, diagrams, photographs, and charts. The series offers readers a clear, easy-to-follow narrative of the subjects that have shaped human history ranging from wars to religions, and from ancient cultures to transportation. The Historical Atlas of the World at War details the history of war, from the tribal origins of war to the major world wars of the twentieth century. War has shadowed the whole of human history, featuring its greatest triumphs and greatest tragedies, and underlying all of it, the paramount need of all living things to survive. With thoroughly researched text and illuminating illustrations, this volume the complete spectrum of war, accompanied by highly detailed maps, beautifully designed, charting the key events of the various wars that have shaped the world as we know it today. Over the centuries the methods of war have changed beyond all recognition, but the reasons for war remain the same—desire for territory and resources, ideology and strategic disputes. The Historical Atlas of the Wrold at War analyzes military development from Ancient times to the present. There is emphasis throughout on the weaponry, and the fighters who used them, as well as detailed analysis of military strategy, with accurate charts showing the tactics deployed in the most significant battles and maps charting the movements of troops and armies in major campaigns stretching across continents.

Historical Atlas of the World

Author: Parragon
ISBN: 1407583328
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Genre: History

This book intends to be a reference work of the history of humanity, presented in over 1200 maps, explanatory chronologies and appendices. The work starts off with a brief overview of the entire world, with important dates and milestones of the epochs and events. Further sections are devoted to specific continents and countries and delve into greater detail, showing regional cultures, religions, forms of government, economies, wars and conflicts, politics and more.

Historical Atlas of the Ancient World

Author: Anne-Maria Wittke
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
ISBN: 9004171568
Release Date: 2010
Genre: History

Covering the 3rd millennium BC until the 15th century AD, this new atlas of the ancient world illustrates the political, economic, social and cultural developments in the ancient Near East, the Mediterranean world, the Byzantine Empire, the Islamic world and the Holy Roman Empire. The atlas has 170 large color maps that document the main historical developments. Each map is accompanied by a text that outlines the main historical developments. These texts include bibliographies and 65 additional maps, tables and stemmata that provide further elucidation.

The Historical Atlas of World War I

Author: Anthony Livesey
Publisher: Henry Holt
ISBN: 0805026517
Release Date: 1994
Genre: World War, 1914-1918

Double-page maps with annotated overlays, along with insert maps, photographs, detailed narrative, and eyewitness accounts from personal records explain the Great War battle by battle, and illuminate the global politics behind it. 10,000 first printing.

Historical Atlas of the World

ISBN: 1407583336
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Historical geography

Detailed chronologies and special spreads explaining milestone events. An indispensable addition to any reference library.

Atlas of World History

Author: Patrick Karl O'Brien
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195219210
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Reference

Maps follow the march of human history from prehistory to the present, covering the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and China; the Roman empire; the Medieval and Early Modern world; and the twentieth century.

A Historical Atlas of Uzbekistan

Author: Aisha Khan
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 0823938689
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Maps and text chronicle the history of the Central Asian country that became independent of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Hammond Historical Atlas of the World

Author: Hammond Incorporated
Publisher: Hammond World Atlas Corporation
ISBN: 0843774614
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Reference

Covers eras from primitive humans to the breakup of the Soviet Union

Historical Atlas of Hasidism

Author: Marcin Wodziński
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400889563
Release Date: 2018-06-26
Genre: Religion

The first cartographic reference book on one of today’s most important religious movements Historical Atlas of Hasidism is the very first cartographic reference book on one of the modern era's most vibrant and important mystical movements. Featuring sixty-one large-format maps and a wealth of illustrations, charts, and tables, this one-of-a-kind atlas charts Hasidism's emergence and expansion; its dynasties, courts, and prayer houses; its spread to the New World; the crisis of the two world wars and the Holocaust; and Hasidism's remarkable postwar rebirth. Historical Atlas of Hasidism demonstrates how geography has influenced not only the social organization of Hasidism but also its spiritual life, types of religious leadership, and cultural articulation. It focuses not only on Hasidic leaders but also on their thousands of followers living far from Hasidic centers. It examines Hasidism in its historical entirety, from its beginnings in the eighteenth century until today, and draws on extensive GIS-processed databases of historical and contemporary records to present the most complete picture yet of this thriving and diverse religious movement. Historical Atlas of Hasidism is visually stunning and easy to use, a magnificent resource for anyone seeking to understand Hasidism's spatial and spiritual dimensions, or indeed anybody interested in geographies of religious movements past and present. Provides the first cartographic interpretation of Hasidism Features sixty-one maps and numerous illustrations Covers Hasidism in its historical entirety, from its eighteenth-century origins to today Charts Hasidism's emergence and expansion, courts and prayer houses, modern resurgence, and much more Offers the first in-depth analysis of Hasidism's egalitarian--not elitist—dimensions Draws on extensive GIS-processed databases of historical and contemporary records

A Historical Atlas of India

Author: Aisha Khan
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 0823939774
Release Date: 2003-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Maps and text chronicle the history of India, from the Harappan civilization to the 21st century.

Collins Atlas of World History

ISBN: 0007166400
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Civilization

Covering a range of topics such as the Roman Empire, the Reformation and the fall of communism, this historical atlas also explores the challenges facing the world in the 21st century.