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 the World

Author: Parragon
Publisher:
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.

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:
Publisher:
ISBN: 1407583336
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Historical geography

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

Concise Historical Atlas of World War Two

Author: Ronald Story
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195182197
Release Date: 2006
Genre: History

World War Two was a war of rapid and far-reaching conquest and movement, and a good sense of world geography is essential to grasping its magnitude and sweep. The Concise Historical Atlas of World War Two: The Geography of Conflict consists of 50 full-color maps that vividly convey not onlythe key military battles and campaigns but also the cultural and political geography of the war. Each map covers a significant phase of World War Two and is accompanied by an adjacent page of explanatory text that clarifies the shifting frontiers and populations of the region represented. Thesedescriptions explain features of the conflict in question, describe changes in circumstances and the movements of battles, contextualize the events, and suggest longer-term consequences of campaigns. Offering a vivid summary of the war over space and time, this unique, full-color atlas covers alltheatres of the war. It is ideal for courses on World War Two, American and European history in the twentieth century, U.S. political and military history, and world history. It is also a fascinating resource for anyone interested in the sprawling landscape of the Second World War.

Historical Atlas of the United States

Author: Mark C. Carnes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136600234
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Genre: History

Designed for all libraries, this large-format, full-color atlas is an authoritative guide to the history of the United States. From the formation of the continent up through current events and information based on the most recent census, this work uses the geography of the United States to portray the history of the land and its people. The 300-plus maps tell the engaging story of America with detailed, clear information; accompanying text highlights key information presented in each map. An indispensable tool for students and educators alike, the Historical Atlas of the United States is destined to become a classic in the field.

A Historical Atlas of Azerbaijan

Author: Sherri Liberman
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 0823944972
Release Date: 2003-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Maps, text, and a timeline chronicle the history of the former Soviet republic from prehistory until 2003.

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.

Historical Atlas of the World

Author: Rand McNally
Publisher: Rand McNally
ISBN: 0528004913
Release Date: 2012-08-28
Genre: History

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