the penguin historical atlas of ancient civilizations

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An broad-based survey of the world's earliest human cultures ranges from the ancient farming settlements of Mesopotamia to the founding of Rome, utilizing photographs, artwork, reproductions, and full-color maps to highlight a look at such topics as the origins of the Egyptian pharaohs, China's dynasties, and the great cities of the Inca and Aztec. Original.

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Genre : History
Author : John Haywood
Publisher : Penguin Books
Release : 2005
File : 144 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015062902435

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Uses maps, text, and illustrations to present the history of the Roman Empire, from its beginning as a modest village to its transformation into a Christian theocracy

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Genre : History
Author : Christopher Scarre
Publisher : Penguin Group USA
Release : 1995
File : 144 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0140513299

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Provides maps and information on Ancient Egypt, including the history of Tutankhamun, the age of Greek domination, and the ultimate collapse of the empire

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Genre : Reference
Author : Bill Manley
Publisher : Penguin Books
Release : 1996
File : 144 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0140513310

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Genre : History
Author : Robert Morkot
Publisher : Penguin Group USA
Release : 1996
File : 144 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0140513353

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Full-color maps, photographs, and illustrations enhance a detailed study of the peoples, cultures, social institutions, and religious faiths of the medieval world, ranging from the fourth-century barbarian invasions to the early voyages of discovery to the New World in the sixteenth, chronicling such key events as the fall of Rome, the birth of Islam, the spread of Christianity, and more. Original.

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Genre : History
Author : Andrew Jotischky
Publisher : Penguin Classics
Release : 2005
File : 144 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0141014490

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From Alexandria to York, this unique illustrated guide allows us to see the great centres of classical civilization afresh. The key feature of Cities of the Classical World is 120 specially drawn maps tracing each city's thoroughfares and defences, monuments and places of worship. Every map is to the same scale, allowing readers for the first time to appreciate visually the relative sizes of Babylon and Paris, London and Constantinople. There is also a clear, incisive commentary on each city's development, strategic importance, rulers and ordinary inhabitants. This compelling and elegant atlas opens a new window on to the ancient world, and will transform the way we see it.

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Genre : History
Author : Colin McEvedy
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2011-11-03
File : 300 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780141967639

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Text, maps, and illustrations present the history of the world from six million years ago to the present day.

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Genre : History
Author : John Haywood
Publisher :
Release : 2011
File : 252 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0691152691

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Uses maps, text, and illustrations to present the history of the area known as the Fertile Crescent, the Ancient Near East, and Mesopotamia, from its earliest period in the fifth millennium B.C.E. through the Sassanian Empire.

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Genre : History
Author : Norman Bancroft-Hunt
Publisher :
Release : 2004
File : 190 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0816057303

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Uses maps, text, and illustrations to present the history of North America from the first settlers to cross the Bering Straits to the spread of American culture in the 1990s

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Genre : Canada
Author : Eric Homberger
Publisher : Viking Adult
Release : 1995
File : 144 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015038429547

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Illustrates the history of the Viking age in map form and details the Vikings' activities as traders, craftsmen, explorers, settlers, terrorists, and mercenaries.

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Genre : History
Author : John Haywood
Publisher : Penguin Group USA
Release : 1995
File : 144 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015043041428

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