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- De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 601.00
The Deonomasticon Italicum provides a systematic historical treatment of, and commentary on, the lexemes of Italian derived from proper names. It covers both derivations from geographical names (including those from ethnic roots, which are of especial interest both for the history of vocabulary and for cultural history) and from the names of persons.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 64.00
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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95
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...
- 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...
- 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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95
The world map has changed dramatically since the publication of the ninth edition of An Atlas of World Affairs . This tenth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, placing international issues and conflicts in their most recent geographical contexts through the integration of a hundred maps. Material on new issues includes: * the break up... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 37.00
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...