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Philip's Atlas of World History (1999)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 019521921X, Hardcover)Synthesizing exceptional cartography and impeccable scholarship, the Atlas of World History traces 12,000 years of history with 450 full-color maps and over 200,000 words of text. Its outstanding features include:
* More than 200 illustrations and tables
* Longer essays on worldwide trends, political developments, and military conflicts, highlighting the most significant socioeconomic, cultural, and religious themes for five pivotal historical periods
* Devotion to the rich past of Africa, Asia, and the Americas
* Cross-references and an 8,000-entry index with alternative name forms permitting movement through regions and time periods with the utmost of ease
The Atlas of World History is sure to appeal to a wide audience of history and geography buffs and scholars, as well as students.
(retrieved from Amazon Wed, 27 Apr 2011 17:50:41 -0400)
A twenty-first-century view of the history of the whole world. Examines regions and events in a combination of full-color maps, fascinating test and lavish illustrations.
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