Atlas of World History

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Oxford University Press, 2002 - Reference - 312 pages
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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.
  

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Review: Philip's Atlas of World History: Concise Edition

User Review  - Brian Dunkel - Goodreads

This book is primarily interesting because it provides a British perspective on history. Accordingly, it gave the impression of a sore loser in its review of revolutionary America, and a surprisingly ... Read full review

Review: Philip's Atlas of World History: Concise Edition

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One of my favorite books, insofar as it quickly conveys in broad brushstrokes general information about much of recorded history. It has shortcomings, of course--but a historical atlas of all world ... Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD
10
1 THE ANCIENT WORLD
12
2 THE MEDIEVAL WORLD
58
3 THE EARLY MODERN WORLD
112
4 THE AGE OF REVOLUTIONS
160
5 THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
212
INDEX
284
BIBLIOGRAPHY
308
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
312
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Patrick O'Brien, Director of the Institute of Historial Research, University of London.

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