The Penguin Historical Atlas Of Ancient Civilizations


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An broad-based survey of the world's earliest human cultures ranges from the ancient farming settlements of Mesopotamia to the founding of Rome, utilizing photographs, artwork, reproductions, and full-color maps to highlight a look at such topics as the origins of the Egyptian pharaohs, China's dynasties, and the great cities of the Inca and Aztec. Original.

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Author by John Haywood
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number UOM:39015062902435

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of Ancient Rome


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Uses maps, text, and illustrations to present the history of the Roman Empire, from its beginning as a modest village to its transformation into a Christian theocracy

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Author by Christopher Scarre
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 0140513299

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of Ancient Greece


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Provides maps and information on Ancient Greece, including the histories of the Minoan civilization, the Persian Wars, and Alexander the Great

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Author by Robert Morkot
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 0140513353

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of Ancient Egypt


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Provides maps and information on Ancient Egypt, including the history of Tutankhamun, the age of Greek domination, and the ultimate collapse of the empire

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Author by Bill Manley
Genre eBook Reference
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ISBN Number 0140513310

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of The Medieval World


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Full-color maps, photographs, and illustrations enhance a detailed study of the peoples, cultures, social institutions, and religious faiths of the medieval world, ranging from the fourth-century barbarian invasions to the early voyages of discovery to the New World in the sixteenth, chronicling such key events as the fall of Rome, the birth of Islam, the spread of Christianity, and more. Original.

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Author by Andrew Jotischky
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 0141014490

Historical Atlas Of Ancient Mesopotamia


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Uses maps, text, and illustrations to present the history of the area known as the Fertile Crescent, the Ancient Near East, and Mesopotamia, from its earliest period in the fifth millennium B.C.E. through the Sassanian Empire.

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Author by Norman Bancroft-Hunt
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 0816057303

Cities Of The Classical World


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From Alexandria to York, this unique illustrated guide allows us to see the great centres of classical civilization afresh. The key feature of Cities of the Classical World is 120 specially drawn maps tracing each city's thoroughfares and defences, monuments and places of worship. Every map is to the same scale, allowing readers for the first time to appreciate visually the relative sizes of Babylon and Paris, London and Constantinople. There is also a clear, incisive commentary on each city's development, strategic importance, rulers and ordinary inhabitants. This compelling and elegant atlas opens a new window on to the ancient world, and will transform the way we see it.

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Author by Colin McEvedy
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 9780141967639

Historical Atlas Of The Ancient World 4 000 000 500 Bc


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The Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, planned with both the expert and amateur historian in mind, offers a fascinating and detailed guide to the history of humanity -- from the time of our earliest ancestors to the thriving civilizations of the fifth century B.C. Combining detailed maps of the shifting patterns of human settlement with a wealth of supporting narrative and insightful depictions of the past, the atlas presents an overview of the sprawling themes of history, from agricultural innovations to biblical kingdoms to the rise and fall of empires and states. With snapshot surveys and regional maps looking closely at the great events of each era, illuminating insights into less familiar and often overlooked cultures, and hard facts and expert interpretation of the past, the Historical Atlas of the Ancient World is an invaluable guide to anyone searching for the remains of the past. -- Thirty full-color maps trace the history of all parts of the world between 4,000,000 and 500 B.C., including civilizations and nomadic routes -- Contains detailed coverage of major political, military, social, and cultural developments, all fully cross-referenced and indexed -- Combines the functions of an historical atlas with those of an historical encyclopedia, allowing for quick and easy reference and sustained reading

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Author by John Haywood
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 1586632388

The Kingfisher Atlas Of The Ancient World


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THE KINGFISHER ATLAS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD features 17 beautiful, hand-illustrated maps and packed with fascinating information to feed children's interest in the ancient world. Clear, accessible text introduces the civilisation and its history before going on to describe interesting details about that culture's people and the objects and buildings they have left behind. Full-colour photographs add to each spread's appeal. In addition to the main spreads, a small number of feature spreads throughout the book focus more closely on a well-known civilisation, allowing readers to build on their interest and find out more about ever-popular topics such as the ancient Egyptians and imperial Rome.

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Author by Simon Adams
Genre eBook Civilization, Ancient
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ISBN Number 0753416646

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of The Vikings


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Illustrates the history of the Viking age in map form and details the Vikings' activities as traders, craftsmen, explorers, settlers, terrorists, and mercenaries.

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Author by John Haywood
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number UOM:39015043041428