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History of the world map by map / foreword by Peter Snow.

Snow, Peter, (writer of foreword.). DK Publishing, Inc. (Added Author). Smithsonian Institution. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 911 HIS (Text) 33187004455958 Nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 911 History (Text) 31208912610948 new non-fiction Checked out 11/29/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465475855
  • ISBN: 1465475850
  • Physical Description: 440 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 32 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing ; Smithsonian 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prehistory -- The Ancient World -- Middle Ages -- The Early Modern World -- Revolution and Industry -- Progress and Empire -- The Modern World.
Summary, etc.:
More than 140 detailed maps tell the story of pivotal episodes in world history, from the first human migrations out of Africa to the space race. Custom regional and global maps present the history of the world in action, charting how events traced patterns on land and ocean--patterns of exploration, discovery, or conquest that created empires, colonies, or theaters of war. Thoughtful organization of information will help you follow the story of civilizations through ancient, medieval, and modern times. But not every page is full of maps. At key points in History Map by Map, broad, sweeping introductions provide a chance to step back and look at entire periods, such as World War II, or to explore overarching themes, such as the Industrial Revolution. Picture spreads, meanwhile, focus on epoch-defining moments or developments, such as fascism and communism, and the invention of printing.
Subject: World history.
World history > Atlases.
World history > Maps.
Historical geography.
Genre: Reference works.

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