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Atlas of world history.

Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning more than 20,000 years from the Ice Age to the Cold War and beyond, this book combines digital cartography and historical research to create a panorama of global history.

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Genre/Form: Maps
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
ISBN: 075130719X 9780751307191
OCLC Number: 42135895
Description: 352 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 37 cm
Contents: Eras of world history (Early history of humanity to 30,000 BCE ; From prehistory to 10,000 BCE ; The settling of the globe to 10,000 BCE ; World 10,000-5000 BCE ; Advent of agriculture 10,500-4000 BCE ; 5000-2500 BCE ; Trade & the first cities 5000-2500 BCE ; 2500-1250 BCE ; Growth of the city 3500-1250 BCE ; 1250-750 BCE ; Writing, counting & calendars 3400 BCE-1 CE ; 750-500 BCE ; Origins of organized religion 1500-500 BCE ; 500-250 BCE ; Empire of Alexander 336-200 BCE ; 250-BCE-1 CE ; Trade in the classical world 150 BCE-400 CE ; 1-125 CE ; Emergence of global religions 1-800 CE ; 250-500 ; Migrations & invasions c.350-500 ; 500-750 ; Impact of Islam c.622-1200 CE ; 750-1000 ; Explorers of the oceans c.200 BCE-1000 CE ; 1000-1200 ; Age of the Crusades 1095-1300 ; 1200-1300 ; Age of the Mongols 1200-1350 ; 1300-1400 ; Trade & biological diffusion 700-1500 ; 1400-1500 ; Global knowledge c.1500 ; 1500-1600 ; Age of European expansion 1492-1600 ;1600-1700 ; Trading in human lives c.1400-1865 ; 1700-1800 ; Empire & revolution 1750-1868 ; 1800-1850 ; World's economic revolution 1848-1914 ; 1850-1900 ; Era of Western imperialism 1879-1920 ; 1900-1925 ; Global migration 1800-1920 ; 1925-1950 ; Second World War 1939-45 ; 1950-1975 ; Cold War 1945-1989 ; Modern age from 1975 ; Hidden world of today) --
Regional history (North America (Exploration & mapping ; Early peoples of North America to 400 CE ; Cities & empires 1-1500 CE ; Competing empires 1200-1600 ; From colonization to independence 1600-1783 ; Building new nations 1783-1890 ; American Civil War 1861-1865 ; North America 1865-1920 ;Era of boom & bust 1914-1941 ; Societies in transition 1941-1998 ; The USA : growth of a superpower 1941-1998) ; South America (Exploration & mapping ; Early cultures of South America 12,000 BCE-10 CE ; Empires of South America 250-1500 ; Colonial South America 1500-1800 ; Age of independence c.1800-1930 ;Modern South America from 1930) ; Africa (Exploration & mapping ; Early history of Africa 15,000-500 BCE ; Development of complex societies 500 BCE-500 CE ; Impact of Islam in Africa 500-1600 ; Early modern Africa 1500-1800 ; Colonization of Africa 1800-1 Turkish & Mongol invaders c.1000-1405 ;Europe (Exploration & mapping ; Prehistoric Europe 7000-1000 BCE ; Mediterranean world 700-300 BCE ; Rise of Rome 500-100 BCE ; Roman Empire 1-400 CE ; Europe after the fall of Rome 400-775 ; Holy Roman Empire c.750-1000 ; Europe in the age of the Crusades c.1200-1400 ; Europe in crisis 1200-1400 ; Trade in medieval Europe c.1200-1400 ; Emergence of modern states 1400-1500 ; Age of the Reformation 1500-1600 ; Early modern Europe 1600-1700 ; Age of enlightenment 1700-1800 ; Napoleonic Europe 1796-1815 ; Growth of nationalism 1814-1913 ; Industrial Revolution 1750-1920 ; First World War 1914-1918 ; Between the wars 1917-1939 ;Second World War in Europe 1939-1945 ; Division of postwar Europe 1945-1960 ; Modern Europe from 1957) ; West Asia (Exploration & mapping ; From village to empire 10,000- 1000 BCE ; Early empires of west Asia c.100-500 BCE ; Greek & Roman expansion 323 BCE-642 CE ; Advent of Islam c.600-1000 ; Turkish & Mongol invaders c.1000-1405 ; Ottoman Empire c.1300-1650 ; Decline of the Ottomans 1800-1930 ; Modern west Asia from 1945) ; South & southeast Asia (Exploration & mapping ; Early civilizations of south Asia 5000 BCE-650 CE ; Religions of southern Asia c.900 BCE-c.1900 CE ; States & empires 300-1525 ; Mughals, Marathas, Europeans 1526-1800 ; Age of colonial expansion 1757-1914 ; Colonial apogee & demise 1879-1989 ; Modern south & southeast Asia from 1947) ; North & east Asia (Exploration & mapping ; First east Asian civilizations to 200 BCE ; The Han & the great migrations 21 BCE-c.600 CE ; Early medieval east Asia 618-c.1300 ;First states in Japan & Korea 300 BCE-1333 CE ; East Asia & the Ming 1368-1600 ; Era of the Qing Empire 1644-1914 ; Modernization of east Asia 1860-1936 ; War in the Pacific 1937-1945 ; Communism & capitalism in east Asia from 1945) ; Australasia & Oceania (Exploration & mapping ; Prehistoric Oceania 60,000 BCE-1000 CE ; Colonization of Australia from 1788 ; Colonization of the Pacific from 1780 ;Arctic & Antarctica : exploration & mapping)).

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