Traces the migrations and evolution of the races as well as the development of civilizations from prehistoric times to the fourth century A.D.
This is a revised edition of The Penguin Atlas of Medieval History.
The first of two volumes offers a unique combination of over 270 color maps and illustrations with a detailed chronological summary The accompanying text gives full details of the main cultural, scientific, religious, and political events of the centuries from the Old Stone Age to the eve of the
Viking marauders in their longships burst through the defences of ninth century Europe, striking terror into the hearts of peasants and rulers alike for two centuries But the Vikings were than just marine warriors and this atlas shows their development as traders and craftsmen, explorers,
This second volume covers key events from the French Revolution to the American Bicentennial It chronicles the discoveries, battles, inventions, political movements, treaties, elections, births, assassinations, coups coronations that have shaped the modern world.
A rare and beautifully illustrated journey to fifty faraway worlds There are still places on earth that are unknown Visually stunning and uniquely designed, this wondrous book captures fifty islands that are far away in every sense from the mainland, from people, from airports, and from holiday
Combining state of the art cartographic technology and information with dynamic and diverse physiographic and cultural content, the Eight Edition is National Geographic s most accurate and interesting record of the world yet The opening section, Ninety Years of Mapping at National Geographic,
Travel the world without leaving your living room.Much than an ordinary atlas, this book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages, with lavishly drawn illustrations from the incomparable Mizielinskis It features not only borders, cities, rivers, and peaks, but also places of
240 pp with 329 illus 233 in color 56 maps, 4to.
This new and completely updated edition of the highly successful Penguin Atlas of Recent History is the ideal introduction to major events and developments in Europe from 1815 to 2000 With over fifty colour maps, complemented by an accessible text, and entirely new sections taking the reader from
This new historical atlas richly illustrated with photographs, artwork recreations and full colour maps explores the world s earliest civilisations from the first farming settlements of Mesopotamia, via Egypt, Greece and Rome, to the civilisations of the Far East, Europe and America.
Covering recent historical developments, this updated atlas is an accessible visual timeline of history Full color.
This unique and best selling resource offers the most comprehensive coverage available in a single volume History, culture, languages, and lifeways of Native American groups across the United States and Canada, and the early civilizations of Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico are covered.
More than fifteen centuries after its fall, the Roman Empire remains one of the most formative influences on the history of Europe Its physical remains dot the landscape from Scotland to Syria Its cities are still the great metropolises of the continent Its law and institutions have shaped modern