History Of The World In Maps

Author: Times Atlases
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780008147792
Size: 64.63 MB
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In this time, cartography has not only kept pace with these changes, but has often driven them. In this beautiful book, over 70 maps give a visual representation of the history of the world.

History Of The World In Maps

Author: Times Atlases
Publisher: Times Books
ISBN: 9780007588244
Size: 55.30 MB
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In this time, cartography has not only kept pace with these changes, but has often driven them. In this beautiful book, over 70 maps give a visual representation of the history of the world.

Vanished Kingdoms

Author: Norman Davies
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101545348
Size: 34.64 MB
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This is Norman Davies at his best: sweeping narrative history packed with unexpected insights. Vanished Kingdoms will appeal to all fans of unconventional and thought-provoking history, from readers of Niall Ferguson to Jared Diamond.

The New Atlas Of World History

Author: John Haywood
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780691152691
Size: 27.78 MB
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Text, maps, and illustrations present the history of the world from six million years ago to the present day.

Cities Of The World

Author: Peter Whitfield
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780712348683
Size: 12.96 MB
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Peter Whitfield focuses on 60 cities all over the world, some of which are huge metropolises today and some of which have completely disappeared.

Maps That Changed The World

Author: John O. E. Clark
Publisher: Batsford
ISBN: 9781849942973
Size: 64.76 MB
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The book includes details of how the Lewis and Clark Expedition helped map the American West, and how the British mapped India and Australia.

Why Nations Fail

Author: Daron Acemoglu
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847654614
Size: 80.58 MB
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Why are some nations more prosperous than others? Why Nations Fail sets out to answer this question, with a compelling and elegantly argued new theory: that it is not down to climate, geography or culture, but because of institutions.

The Silk Roads

Author: Peter Frankopan
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101946334
Size: 70.30 MB
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Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next. From the Hardcover edition.

Empires Of The Word

Author: Nicholas Ostler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062047353
Size: 71.69 MB
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Nicholas Ostler's Empires of the Word is the first history of the world's great tongues, gloriously celebrating the wonder of words that binds communities together and makes possible both the living of a common history and the telling of it ...

The Taste Of Conquest

Author: Michael Krondl
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 034550982X
Size: 67.41 MB
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As stimulating as it is pleasurable, and filled with surprising insights, The Taste of Conquest offers a fascinating perspective on how, in search of a tastier dish, the world has been transformed. From the Hardcover edition.