The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Medieval World

Author: Andrew Jotischky
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780141014494
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Full-color maps, photographs, and illustrations enhance a detailed study of the peoples, cultures, social institutions, and religious faiths of the medieval world, ranging from the fourth-century barbarian invasions to the early voyages of discovery to the New World in the sixteenth, chronicling such key events as the fall of Rome, the birth of Islam, the spread of Christianity, and more. Original.

The Penguin Atlas of North American History

Author: Colin McEvedy
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780140511284
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Traces the history of North America from the first appearance of man to 1870, with maps showing the development of native civilization, the arrival of European settlers, and the formative years of the U.S.

Atlas of Medieval Europe

Author: David Ditchburn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134806922
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Covering the period from the fall of the Roman Empire through to the beginnings of the Renaissance, this is an indispensable volume which brings the complex and colourful history of the Middle Ages to life. Key features: * geographical coverage extends to the broadest definition of Europe from the Atlantic coast to the Russian steppes * each map approaches a separate issue or series of events in Medieval history, whilst a commentary locates it in its broader context * as a body, the maps provide a vivid representation of the development of nations, peoples and social structures. With over 140 maps, expert commentaries and an extensive bibliography, this is the essential reference for those who are striving to understand the fundamental issues of this period.

Atlas of Medieval Europe

Author: Angus Konstam
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780816044696
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Maps chronicle the years between AD 800 and 1492, the period in Europe between the Crusades and the War of the Roses.

Cities of the Classical World

Author: Colin McEvedy
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141967633
Format: PDF, Kindle
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From Alexandria to York, this unique illustrated guide allows us to see the great centres of classical civilization afresh. The key feature of Cities of the Classical World is 120 specially drawn maps tracing each city's thoroughfares and defences, monuments and places of worship. Every map is to the same scale, allowing readers for the first time to appreciate visually the relative sizes of Babylon and Paris, London and Constantinople. There is also a clear, incisive commentary on each city's development, strategic importance, rulers and ordinary inhabitants. This compelling and elegant atlas opens a new window on to the ancient world, and will transform the way we see it.

The Mapmakers

Author: John Noble Wilford
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375708502
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Examines the technology and significant figures of cartography, including the accuracy of ancient Chinese maps, contributions by such navigators as Ferdinand Magellan and James Cook, and the development of a current Global Positioning System.

The New Penguin Atlas of Ancient History

Author: Colin McEvedy
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780140513486
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Traces the migrations and evolution of the races as well as the development of civilizations from prehistoric times to the fourth century A.D.