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The Medieval World

Hardback
by John Thompson
This lyrical adventure sweeps us through time and across Europe and the Middle East, charting the lands and events of the period known as the Middle Ages. Artworks, maps, and fine photography illuminate the key events of every century, beginning with the fall of the Roman Empire in A.D. 476 and moving forward to A.D. 1500 - the beginning of the age of discovery. Vibrant text from author John M. Thompson cap...
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Great Empires - Illustrated Atlas

Hardback
by National Geographic
Before there were superpowers, there were great empires - supremely forceful political entities whose rulers conquered vast territories, united diverse peoples, and changed the course of the world. From the Persian dynasties in the Fertile Crescent to the infamously ruthless Mongols in the steppes of Central Asia, to the great Ottoman Empire that spanned two continents and the colonial rule of 19th-century ...
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Atlas of Empires

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by Peter Davidson
Atlas of Empires tells the story of how and why the great empires of history came into being, operated and ultimately declined, and discusses the future of the empire in today's globalized world. Featuring 60 beautiful and detailed maps of the empires' territories at different stages of their existence and organized thematically to reflect the different driving forces behind empires throughout history (such...
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Children's World Atlas

Hardback
by Wright, David
Philip’s Children’s Atlas is aimed at 7-12 year olds. The atlas features a blend of ‘adult’ cartography (including an index, relief shading, spot heights, letter grid references, and lines of longitude and latitude) with child friendly displayS.
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Seeing The Bigger Picture: Global Infographics

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by Cock-Starkey Claire
Ever wondered whether more people own a car in England than in France, or which country gives the most to charity? Not a day goes by without such facts and figures being quoted in the media for us all to ponder or discuss at the pub. "Seeing the Bigger Picture" is jam-packed with fascinating statistics about countries the world over. Each chart displays information using illustrated visuals, rather than dry...
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The State of the World Atlas

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by Dan Smith
Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night. The world's car population has grown five times as fast as the human population over the last 50 years. Wal-Mart's sales revenue exceeds the GDP of 150 countries. Climate change may put 2.7 billion at risk ...
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The Atlas Of Women In The World

Paperback
by JONI SEAGER
'When is an atlas a page-turner? When it makes the female half of the world visible in reliable statistics and glorious graphics. Nobody should be without this book.' Gloria Steinem 'A wonderfully illuminating and clear sighted book. Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the reality of women's lives worldwide.' Melissa Benn 'A fascinating atlas. It is not only an invaluable reference book, ...
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Historical Atlas of World War II

Hardback
by Swanston, Alexander
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Historical Atlas of the Celtic World

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by Barnes, Ian
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Historical Atlas of the World at War

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by Lewis, Brenda
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The Atlas of World Hunger

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by Bassett, Thomas J.
The Atlas of World Hunger is a truly unique book, showing how cartography and social science can give a wider look at the world around us, making an atlas that more than lives up to its name.
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Caribbean Certificate Atlas

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by Mapgraphics Pty Ltd
The Caribbean Certificate Atlas is a completely new atlas focusing on the most accurate and up-to-date digital mapping of all countries of the Caribbean, with special thematic maps newly designed to illustrate the economic and social character of the region. New digital world maps are incorporated from a series of internationally acclaimed Macmillan school atlases.
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Atlas of Classical History

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by R J A Talbert
To observe the Celts through the eyes of the Greeks and Romans is the first aim of this book.
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Atlas of the World's Languages

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by R E Asher
Before the first appearance of the "Atlas of the World's Languages" in 1993, all the world's languages had never been accurately and completely mapped. The "Atlas" depicts the location of every known living language, including languages on the point of extinction. This fully revised edition of the "Atlas" offers: up-to-date research, some from fieldwork in early 2006; a general linguistic history of each se...
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Atlas of World Affairs

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by Andrew Boyd
The economic, social and environmental systems of the world remain in turmoil. Recent years have seen possibly irrevocable change in the politics of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. Entirely revised and updated, the 11th edition describes the people, factions, and events that have shaped the modern world from the Second World War to the present day. International issues and conflicts are placed in th...
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Atlas of Russian History

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by MARTIN GILBERT
The complex and often turbulent history of Russia over the course of 2,000 years is brought to life in a series of 176 maps by one of the most prolific and successful historian authors today. This fourth edition of The Routledge Atlas of Russian History covers not only the wars and expansion of Russia but also a wealth of less conspicuous details of its history, from famine and anarchism to the growth of na...
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Atlas of the Second World War

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by Gilbert, Martin
In "The Routledge Atlas of the Second World War", Martin Gilbert graphically charts the war's political, military, economic and social history through 247 maps. Each map has been specially drawn for this atlas, many of them covering topics that have not previously been mapped. The atlas covers all the major events from the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 to the defeat of Japan in August 1945, in...
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World Atlas of Biodiversity

Hardback
by Groombridge, Brian
Presents a huge wealth of information gathered from the conservation community worldwide. Begins by outlining material and energy cycles in the biosphere before developing the themes of the historical change in biodiversity, the relationships between humankind and the environment, and current trends in biodiversity, ecosystems and species depletion. Illustrated 37 thematic maps, 25 figures, 49 tables & 33...
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World Atlas of Language Structures

Hardback
by Haspelmath, Martin
"The World Atlas of Language Structures" is a book and CD combination displaying the structural properties of the world's languages. 142 world maps and numerous regional maps - all in colour - display the geographical distribution of features of pronunciation and grammar, such as number of vowels, tone systems, gender, plurals, tense, word order, and body part terminology. Each world map shows an average of...
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World Atlas of Great Apes and their Conservation

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by Julian Caldecott
Despite the dedicated efforts of many individuals and organizations, the great apes - our closest living relatives - are on the very edge of extinction. This sweeping atlas provides a comprehensive overview of what is currently known about all six species of great apes - chimpanzee, bonobo, Sumatran orangutan, Bornean orangutan, eastern gorilla, and western lowland gorilla. Created in association with The G...
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