The Routledge Atlas of American History

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Routledge, 2006 - History - 156 pages
This new edition of The Routledge Atlas of American History presents a series of 157 clear and detailed maps, accompanied by informative captions, facts and figures. Updated with additional maps and text and including significant recent events, the complete history of America is unravelled through vivid representations of all the significant landmarks, including:

* Politics - from the annexation of Texas to the battle for black voting rights and the results of the 2004 Presidential election
* military events - from the War of Independence and America's standing in two world wars to the conflicts in Korea, Vietnam and the Gulf, includes new maps covering the war in Iraq, the American campaign in Afghanistan and the War on Terror
* social history - from the abolition of slavery to the growth of female emancipation
* transport - from nineteenth-century railroads and canals to recent ventures into space
* economics - from early farming and industry to the state of America today.

The history of North America from early settlement to the present day is presented to students and enthusiasts of the subject in this fundamental reference book.

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Sir Martin Gilbert is one of the leading historians of his generation. An Honorary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, he is the official biographer of Churchill as well as the author of Churchill - A Life and The Righteous: The Unsung Heroes of the Holocaust. For more information please visit http: //

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