History Of The World In Maps

Author: Times Atlases
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780008147792
Size: 21.33 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: 30.37 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.

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 22.54 MB
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In Great Maps, author and historian Jerry Brotton tells the hidden story behind more than 60 of the most significant maps from around the world, picking out key features, stories, and techniques in rich visual detail to reveal the inner ...

The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

Author: Paul Kennedy
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307773566
Size: 13.83 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.

Maps Of War

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1844864634
Size: 63.78 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.

Vanished Kingdoms

Author: Norman Davies
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780670022731
Size: 71.85 MB
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Chronicles the history of fourteen lost European kingdoms and what their stories can teach the modern world, providing narrative accounts of the rise and fall of nations ranging from Tolosa to the Soviet Union.

Empires Of The Word

Author: Nicholas Ostler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062047353
Size: 16.37 MB
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Nicholas Ostler's Empires of the Word is the first history of the world's great tongues, gloriously celebrating the wonder of words that binds communities together and makes possible both the living of a common history and the telling of it ...

The Silk Roads

Author: Peter Frankopan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408839962
Size: 65.49 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 And The 20th Century

Author: Tom Harper
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780712356619
Size: 73.62 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.

Maps That Changed The World

Author: John O. E. Clark
Publisher: Batsford
ISBN: 9781849942973
Size: 32.87 MB
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The book includes details of how the Lewis and Clark Expedition helped map the American West, and how the British mapped India and Australia.