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The Penguin Atlas of World History: Volume 1: From Prehistory to the Eve… (original 1964; edition 2004)

by Hermann Kinder

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Title:The Penguin Atlas of World History: Volume 1: From Prehistory to the Eve of the French Revolution (Penguin Reference Boo
Authors:Hermann Kinder
Info:Penguin (Non-Classics) (2004), Edition: Rev Ed, Paperback
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Atlas of World History, Volume 1: From the Beginning to the Eve of the French Revolution by Hermann Kinder (1964)

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This is a fine little book, and despite it's small size, it comes packed with information. I sought it out after becoming fed up with all of my history texts having poor maps, or even no maps at all. The maps in this are clear and helpful, and the accompanying narrative, while *very* concise (we're talking centuries in a paragraph, at times), is also helpful. The narrative is macro history at its best, enough to give you a general idea of what was going on.

I'd recommend this for any history buff. ( )
  joshteeters | May 20, 2008 |
An excellent reference for students of history. ( )
  auntieknickers | Feb 1, 2008 |
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Hilgemann, Wernermain authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0385061781, Paperback)

The first of two volumes offers a unique combination of over 270 color maps and illustrations with a detailed chronological summary. The accompanying text gives full details of the main cultural, scientific, religious, and political events of the centuries from the Old Stone Age to the eve of the French Revolution.

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