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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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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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The Medieval World

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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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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

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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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