The Times Atlas of World History

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Geoffrey Barraclough
Times Books, 1997 - Atlases - 184 pages
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Originally published in 1982, this atlas of world history - like its parent volume, 'The Times' Atlas of World History - combines original maps with text, and offers a comprehensive view of the story of humanity. From the emergence of the first hominids five million years ago to the collapse of the Soviet Union, the full sweep of human history is covered. This atlas makes a companion for anyone who seeks to understand the past, and is useful as a reference for all who study and enjoy history.

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Abundant map-illustrations of demographic data, migrations, cultures, attacks, and borders. For example, the line drawn between the Arabs who revolted against the Ottoman occupation and the Ottoman ... Read full review

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wonder synopsis of where we've been... it is a door that opens to so many ideas, cultures and even personal reflection! Read full review

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