[A] mesmerizing and beautifully illustrated book.” The Telegraph (London) Maps are objects of endless fascination, and the urge to map is a basic human instinct. In this masterful study, historian and cartography expert Jerry Brotton reveals how mapsfar from being objective documentsare intimately tied to the views and agendas of particular times and places. Beginning with Ptolemy’s Geography and ending with the satellite-powered behemoth of Google Earth, Brotton examines a dozen world maps from around
This book contains 35 maps with and background information about the locations for the teacher and activity worksheets for the student. Ideas for teaching world history with maps are also included. The thirty-five chapters cover most of the globe including Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia. Time wise they run from the earliest civilizations about five thousand years ago to the last decade of the twentieth century.
A fascinating look at twelve maps-from Ancient Greece to Google Earth-and how they changed our world In this masterful study, historian and cartography expert Jerry Brotton explores a dozen of history's most influential maps, from stone tablet to vibrant computer screen. Starting with Ptolemy, "father of modern geography," and ending with satellite cartography, "A History of the World in 12 Maps" brings maps from classical Greece, Renaissance Europe, and the Islamic and Buddhist worlds to life and reveals
Buy Adam's Synchronological Chart or Map of History [With Key] by Sebastian Adams in Hardcover for the low price of 33.42. Find this product in History > World - General.
Each volume of Mapping Patterns of World History includes approximately 50 full-color maps (each accompanied by a headnote), as well as Concept Map exercises. FREE in a bundle, contact your Oxford University Press representative for details, or call 800 -280 -0280 .< /strong > ;
When did humans first inhabit different parts of the world? What was happening in China when Alexander the Great conquered the Persian Empire? What was the global reach of the great religions at the time of the Reformation in Europe? "The New Atlas of World History" is the first historical atlas to present global history in a series of uniform world maps, allowing at-a-glance comparison between different periods and regions. This stunningly illustrated atlas features 55 specially commissioned full-color
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World War I: History & Uniforms: Two Expert Guides to the Great War, Containing Over 1200 Photographs, Maps, Battle Plans and Illustrations
The geography and people of the world are constantly changing. In our global era, geographic perspective is more vital than ever. Understanding the world of the past and the present requires a basic understanding of the physical components of the earth. The exercises in this workbook explain the relationships between human activity and the physical and topographic features of the earth. The workbook is designed to explain the correlations between historical events and geography through assignments that
PENGUIN GROUP USA Blank Spots on the Map: The Dark Geography of the Pentagon's Secret World" Book by Trevor Paglen includes 352 number of pages. Paperback book provides in-depth analysis about the history in interesting way..Age group and grade: Ages 8+ years and grades 2th.Language: English.Title: "Blank Spots on the Map: The Dark Geography of the Pentagon's Secret World".Format: Paperback .Author /editor : Trevor Paglen.Number of pages: 352.Publisher: NAL.Publication date: 3/2/20 0.Size: 8.9" x 5.9" x
A single-volume reference to answer all your questions about history's most complex century. The 20th century was a time of massive political upheaval and rapid transition that included the Age of Imperialism, Lenin, the First World War, the rise of Hitler, the Second World War, decolonization, the founding of the United Nations, the collapse of Communism, and the Gulf Wars. The "Collins Atlas of 20th Century History" provides a new approach to understanding the century's major developments, from the height
Winner of the 2014 National Jewish Book Award, Anthologies and Collections The year 1929 represents a major turning point in interwar Jewish society, proving to be a year when Jews, regardless of where they lived, saw themselves affected by developments that took place around the world, as the crises endured by other Jews became part of the transnational Jewish consciousness. In the United States, the stock market crash brought lasting economic, social, and ideological changes to the Jewish community and
Beginning with the stock market crash of 1929 and ending with America's entry into the Second World War, the long Depression decade was a period of immense social, economic and political turmoil. In response, writers as various as John Dos Passos, William Faulkner, Eugene O Neill, Langston Hughes, Pearl S. Buck and others looked to the past to make sense of the present. In this important new study of the 1930s, the distinguished cultural historian Peter Conn traces the extensive and complex engagement with
Gripping firsthand accounts Then-and-now photos of the veterans Maps and sidebars highlighting battles, units, and equipment Thirty veterans of World War II from Pennsylvania recall their time of service in France, Italy, Burma, Guadalcanal, the Philippines, and the Pacific in this new volume based on Pennsylvania Cable Network's award-winning series World War II--In Their Own Words. The very personal and deeply human accounts are presented in the veterans' own words, giving a perspective of the war through
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This text presents a comprehensive, balanced history of the world in the twentieth century. In addition to providing a chronicle of the key events in this revolutionary century, it takes a global approach to examining the underlying issues that have shaped the times. At the same time, it does justice to the distinctive character of individual civilizations and regions. Political, economic, social, and cultural history are integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis that is presented through a
Winner of the 2013 National Jewish Book Award, Anthologies and Collections The year 1929 represents a major turning point in interwar Jewish society, proving to be a year when Jews, regardless of where they lived, saw themselves affected by developments that took place around the world, as the crises endured by other Jews became part of the transnational Jewish consciousness. In the United States, the stock market crash brought lasting economic, social, and ideological changes to the Jewish community and
Patterns of World History offers a distinct framework for understanding the global past through the study of origins, interactions, and adaptations. Authors Peter von Sivers, Charles A. Desnoyers, and George Stow-each specialists in their respective fields-examine the full range of human ingenuity over time and space in a comprehensive, even-handed, and critical fashion. The book helps students to see and understand patterns through: ORIGINS - INTERACTIONS - ADAPTATIONS These key features show the O-I-A
The HISTORY OF TRAVEL collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. This collection contains personal narratives, travel guides and documentary accounts by Victorian travelers, male and female. Also included are pamphlets, travel guides, and personal narratives of trips to and around the Americas, the Indies, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as
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The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts
Maps from virtually every culture and period—from Babylonian world maps to Saul Steinberg’s famous New Yorker cover illustration, “View of the World from 9th Avenue” — convey our tendency to see our communities as the center of the world (if not the universe) and, by implication, as superior to anything beyond these immediate boundaries. Mapping has long been a tool by which ruling bodies could claim their entitlement to lands and peoples. It is this aspect of cartography that James R. Akerman and a group
A comprehensive, standards-based world history program, this program covers the beginning of human society to contemporary times. With an easy-to-follow format, students are encouraged to read and gain more understanding about the world in which they live. World History provides engaging features such as a History in Your Life and Then and Now, which make history relevant. Biographies, Spotlight Stories, Map Skills and Map Studies, and Document-Based Readings provide multiple perspectives from which to view
FIREFLY BOOKS LTD The Golden Age of Maritime Maps: When Europe Discovered the World" Book by Catherine Hofmann includes 256 number of pages. Hardcover book provides in-depth analysis about the history in interesting way..Age group and grade: Ages 5+ years.Language: English.Title: "The Golden Age of Maritime Maps: When Europe Discovered the World".Format: Hardcover .Author /editor : Catherine Hofmann, Helene Richard, Emmanuelle Vagnon.Number of pages: 256.Publisher: Firefly Books.Publication date: 9/ 2/20
Atlas and Outline Maps of World History Historical maps with the purpose of teaching geography alongside history. Contains teacher answer maps and unlabeled student maps. Complete historical atlas for the teacher plus reproducible student unlabeled maps on CD-ROM Accurate full-color maps that show the world then and now Maps in high resolution yet inexpensive to print Attractive maps suitable for display Lesson plans to make it easy to use. No advanced preparation necessary
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Germany, 1989. After the end of World War II, Germany was split into East and West Germany. A wall was built separating the two sections, families, and a country. Witness the fall of this wall on November 9, 1989, in this impressive graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Publishing Group. Grades 3-6.