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The Times atlas of world history

Author: Geoffrey Barraclough; Geoffrey Parker; Times Books (Firm); Hammond Incorporated.
Publisher: Maplewood, N.J. : Hammond Inc., 1993.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : English : 4th ed.View all editions and formats
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Historical atlas with maps from human origins to the present day with time line and sections on religion and economic growth.
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Genre/Form: Atlases
Maps
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Barraclough; Geoffrey Parker; Times Books (Firm); Hammond Incorporated.
ISBN: 0723005346 9780723005346
OCLC Number: 28222071
Notes: "Fourth edition first published 1993 by Times Books ... "--T.p. verso.
Includes world chronology, glossary, and index.
Description: 1 atlas (360 p.) : col. ill., col. maps ; 37 cm.
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scale not given.
Contents: Sect. 1. Human origins and early cultures --
Human origins --
The Ice age world --
From hunting to farming: the origins of agriculture --
Before the first cities: the Near East 8000 to 4000 BC --
Early Europe: the colonization of a continent 6000 to 1500 BC --
African peoples and cultures to AD 1000 --
Peoples and cultures of the Americas to AD 900 --
Australia and Oceania before European contact --
Sect. 2. The First civilizations --
The Beginning of civilization in the Eurasian world 3500 to 1500 BC --
The Early empires of Mesopotamia c.3500 to 1600 BC --
The Near East from the fall of Babylon to the fall of Assyria c.1300 to 612 BC --
Ancient Egypt: civilization and empire --
Language dispersals: Indo-Europeans and Semites --
The Beginnings of Chinese civilization to 500 BC --
The Beginnings of Indian civilization --
Mediterranean civilization c.3000 to 950 BC - Sect. 3. The Classical civilizations of Eurasia --
The Commercial and cultural bonds of Eurasia --
The Religious bonds of Eurasia to AD 500 --
The Spread of Greek civilization --
The Hellenistic world 336 to 30 BC --
The Empires of Persia 550 BC to AD 637 --
The Unification of China 350 BC to AD 220 --
India: the first empires --
The Peoples of Northern Europe --
The Expansion of Roman power in Italy and the Mediterranean to 31 BC --
The Roman empire from Augustus to Justinian 31 BC to AD 565 --
The Economy of the Roman world C.AD 200 --
The Rise of Christianity to Ad 600 --
The Crisis of the classical world Sect. 4. The World of divided regions --
Germanic and Slavonic invasions of Europe --
The Expansion of Christianity 600 to 1500 --
The Jewish diaspora AD 70 to 1800 --
The Spread of Islam from AD 632 --
The Rise of the Frankish kingdom 482 to 814 --
The Eurasian world in 814 --
The 9th and 10th century invasions of Europe: Saracens, Magyars, Vikings --
The Byzantine empire from Heraclius to the Fourth Crusade: 610 to 1204 --
The First Russian state: Kievan Russia 882 to 1242 --
The Formation of states in northern and eastern Europe 900 to c.1050 --
The German empire and the Papacy 962 to 1250 --
The Recovery of Europe c.950 to 1150 --
Feudal monarchy in western Europe 1154 to 1314 --
Chinese civilization from the T'ang to the Sung 618 to 1278 --
The Mongol empire 1206 to 1405 --
India: the struggle for power and the Delhi sultanate --
The Early civilizations of Southeast Asia to AD 1511 --
The Muslim world: the Middle East and North Africa 909 to 1517 --
The Emergence of states in Africa 900 to 1500 --
The Rise of the Ottoman empire 1301 to 1520 --
Eastern Europe in the 14th century --
The Crisis of the 14th century in Western Europe --
Merchants and finance in Europe c.1500 --
The Americas on the eve of European conquest --
The New monarchies: Europe at the close of the 15thh century Sect. 6.The World of the emerging west --
The World on the eve of European expansion --
European voyages of discovery 1487 to 1780 --
European expansion overseas: Spain and Portugal 1500 to 1600 --
European expansion overseas: Holland, Britain and France 1600 to 1713 --
Russian expansion in Europe and Asia 1462 to 1815 --
Colonial America 1535 to 1783 --
Trade and empire in Africa 1500 to 1800 --
East Asia at the time of the Ming dynasty 1368 to 1644 --
The Resurgence of Muslim power 1520 to 1639 --
The Mughal empire and the growth of British power in India --
East Asia at the time of the Ch'ing dynasty --
Southeast Asia and the European powers 1511 to 1826 --
The European economy: agriculture and agricultural society 1500 to 1815 --
The European economy: trade and industry 1550 to 1775 --
Reformation and counter-reformation: the wars of religion in Europe 1517 to 1648 --
The Rise of the modern state in northwest Europe 1500 to 1688 --
The Mediterranean world 1494 to 1797 --
The Struggle for the Baltic 1523 to 1721 --
Germany disunited 1648 to 1806 --
The Ascendancy of France 1648 to 1715 --
The Struggle for empire 1713 to 1815 --
The Ottoman empire, Austria and Russia: Eastern Europe from 1648 to 1795 --
The Emerging global economy --
The Industrial revolution begins: Great Britain 1760 to 1820 --
The Age of revolt 1773 to 1814 --
Napoleon and the reshaping of Europe Sect. 6. The Age of European dominance --
Population growth and movements 1815 to 1914 --
The Industrial revolution in Europe 1815 to 1870 --
The Industrial revolution in Europe 1870 to 1914 --
Germany and Italy: the struggles for unification 1815 to 1871 --
The Industrial revolution in the wider world 1850 to 1929 --
The Making of the United States: westward expansion 1783 to 1890 --
The Making of the United States: civil war and economic growth --
The Making of the United States: politics and society 1776 to 1930 --
Latin America: independence and national growth 1810 to 1910 --
The Disintegration of the Ottoman empire 1800 to 1923 --
The Russian empire: expansion and modernization 1815 to 1917 --
The Collapse of the Chinese empire 1842 to 1911 --
India under British rule 1805 to 1935 --
The Development of Australia and New Zealand --
Africa before partition by European powers 1800 to 1880 --
The Partition of Africa 1880 to 1913 --
The Expansion and modernization of Japan 1868 to 1918 --
European colonial empires 1815 to 1914 --
The Rise of the United States to world power 1867 to 1917 --
The Anti-colonial reaction 1881 to 1917 --
European rivalries and alliances 1878 to 1914 --
The First World War 1914 to 1918 Sect. 7. The Age of global civilization --
The Formation of a world economy 1870 to 1914 --
The Russian revolution 1917 to 1929 --
Imperialism and nationalism 1919 to 1941 --
The Chinese revolution 1912 to 1949 --
European political problems 1919 to 1934 --
The Great depression 1929 to 1939 --
The Approach of the Second World War 1931 to 1941 --
The War in Asia and the Pacific 1941 to 1945 --
The European war 1941 to 1945 --
Europe 1945 to 1973 --
Retreat from empire from 1939 --
East Asia from 1945 --
Southeast Asia from 1945 --
South Asia since independence --
The Emancipation of Africa from 1946 --
Latin America: revolution and reaction from 1930 --
The United States from 1933 to 1993 --
The Development of the Soviet Union after 1929 --
Europe from 1973 --
The Cold war 1949 to 1990 --
The World in the 1990s.
Other Titles: Atlas of world history.
Responsibility: edited by Geoffrey Barraclough.

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