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  • Historical Atlasesby Walter Goffart

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 92.00

    Today we can walk into any well-stocked bookstore or library and find an array of historical atlases. The first thorough review of the source material, Historical Atlases traces how these collections of "maps for history"?maps whose sole purpose was to illustrate some historical moment or scene?came into being. Beginning in the sixteenth century,... more...

  • Atlas of Jewish Historyby Dan Cohn-Sherbok

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    In this illuminating history, Dan Cohn-Sherbok traces the development of Jewish history from ancient times to the present day. Containing over 100 maps and 30 photographs, this is a comprehensive atlas of Jewish history designed for students and the general reader. It is ideally suited for those courses in Jewish or Biblical Studies, serving as a handy... more...

  • The Routledge Atlas of the First World Warby Martin Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95

    From its origins to its terrible legacy, the tortuous course of the Great War is vividly set out in a series of 174 fascinating maps. Together the maps form a comprehensive and compelling picture of the war that shattered Europe, and illustrate its military, social, political and economic aspects. Beginning with the tensions that already existed,... more...

  • Access to History for the IB Diploma: The Cold Warby David Williamson; Ruth D`Rozario

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 31.98

    A new book for Paper 2, World History Topic 12: The Cold War: Superpower Tensions and Rivalries (20th Century) Readable and rigorous coverage that gives you the depth of knowledge and skills development required for the Diploma. Provides: - Reliable, clear and in-depth narrative from topic experts - Analysis of the historiography surrounding key debates... more...

  • An Atlas of World Affairsby Andrew Boyd; Joshua Comenetz

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    The economic, social and environmental systems of the world remain in turmoil. Recent years have seen possibly irrevocable change in the politics of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. This entirely revised and updated 11 th edition describes the people, factions, and events that have shaped the modern world from the Second World War to the... more...

  • From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadowby Mark Monmonier

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 16.00

    Brassiere Hills, Alaska. Mollys Nipple, Utah. Outhouse Draw, Nevada. In the early twentieth century, it was common for towns and geographical features to have salacious, bawdy, and even derogatory names. In the age before political correctness, mapmakers readily accepted any local preference for place names, prizing accurate representation over standards... more...

  • The Atlas of World Hungerby Thomas J. Bassett; Alex Winter-Nelson

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 27.00

    Earlier this year, President Obama declared one of his top priorities to be ?making sure that people are able to get enough to eat.? The United States spends about five billion dollars on food aid and related programs each year, but still, both domestically and internationally, millions of people are hungry. In 2006, the Food and Agricultural Organization... more...

  • The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Cold Warby John Swift

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 38.00

    A historical atlas must depict complex issues in a manner immediately accessible to the reader. The Cold War has long needed such an atlas. With easily understood maps and text, this atlas meets this demand. Not only are the obvious issues addressed, such as Cuba, Berlin and so on, but the author also presents themes such as cultural issues and détente... more...