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Synthesizing exceptional cartography and impeccable scholarship, the Atlas of World History traces 12,000 years of history with 450 full-color maps and over 200,000 words of text. Its outstanding features include:

* More than 200 illustrations and tables

* Longer essays on worldwide trends, political developments, and military conflicts, highlighting the most significant socioeconomic, cultural, and religious themes for five pivotal historical periods

* Devotion to the rich past of Africa, Asia, and the Americas

* Cross-references and an 8,000-entry index with alternative name forms permitting movement through regions and time periods with the utmost of ease

The Atlas of World History is sure to appeal to a wide audience of history and geography buffs and scholars, as well as students.

Book News Annotation:

This reference presents the story of humanity as it evolved in its physical setting. From the first homo sapiens to the present, it presents the latest research into Asian, African, South and North American and European history. Each section deals with a particular era (the ancient, medieval, and early modern worlds; the age of revolutions; and the 20th century) and begins an introduction pointing out the main themes of the period, followed by coverage of the specific regions and events with maps, text, illustrations, and captions. Contains cross-references, and about 600 illustrations (color maps, photographs, and diagrams). Oversize: 9x11.5<">.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Synthesizing exceptional cartography and impeccable scholarship, the Atlas of World History traces 12,000 years of history with 450 full-color maps and over 200,000 words of text. Its outstanding features include:

* More than 200 illustrations and tables

* Longer essays on worldwide trends, political developments, and military conflicts, highlighting the most significant socioeconomic, cultural, and religious themes for five pivotal historical periods

* Devotion to the rich past of Africa, Asia, and the Americas

* Cross-references and an 8,000-entry index with alternative name forms permitting movement through regions and time periods with the utmost of ease

The Atlas of World History is sure to appeal to a wide audience of history and geography buffs and scholars, as well as students.

Synopsis:

A major new history atlas, uniquely international in approach, incorporating the latest research on Asian, African, and South American history. 220-page time chart. 450 color maps.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195219210
Editor:
O'Brien, Patrick K.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Editor:
O'Brien, Patrick K.
Author:
Oxford University Press
Author:
O'Brien, Patrick
Author:
null, Patrick
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Atlases - Historical
Subject:
Atlases
Subject:
Historical geography
Subject:
World history
Subject:
Reference - Atlases
Subject:
World - General
Edition Number:
Concise ed.
Edition Description:
Concise
Series Volume:
10194
Publication Date:
20021107
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full color maps, art
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9 x 11.7 x 1.25 in 3.688 lb

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Product details 312 pages Oxford University Press - English 9780195219210 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Synthesizing exceptional cartography and impeccable scholarship, the Atlas of World History traces 12,000 years of history with 450 full-color maps and over 200,000 words of text. Its outstanding features include:

* More than 200 illustrations and tables

* Longer essays on worldwide trends, political developments, and military conflicts, highlighting the most significant socioeconomic, cultural, and religious themes for five pivotal historical periods

* Devotion to the rich past of Africa, Asia, and the Americas

* Cross-references and an 8,000-entry index with alternative name forms permitting movement through regions and time periods with the utmost of ease

The Atlas of World History is sure to appeal to a wide audience of history and geography buffs and scholars, as well as students.

"Synopsis" by , A major new history atlas, uniquely international in approach, incorporating the latest research on Asian, African, and South American history. 220-page time chart. 450 color maps.

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