The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings

The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings Viking marauders in their longships burst through the defences of ninth century Europe, striking terror into the hearts of peasants and rulers alike for two centuries But the Vikings were than just marine warriors and this atlas shows their development as traders and craftsmen, explorers, sett

Maps

Maps Travel the world without leaving your living room.Much than an ordinary atlas, this book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages, with lavishly drawn illustrations from the incomparable Mizielinskis It features not only borders, cities, rivers, and peaks, but also places of historica

National Geographic Atlas of the World

National Geographic Atlas of the World Combining state of the art cartographic technology and information with dynamic and diverse physiographic and cultural content, the Eight Edition is National Geographic s most accurate and interesting record of the world yet The opening section, Ninety Years of Mapping at National Geographic, trace

The Penguin Atlas of Recent History: Europe Since 1815

The Penguin Atlas of Recent History: Europe Since 1815 This new and completely updated edition of the highly successful Penguin Atlas of Recent History is the ideal introduction to major events and developments in Europe from 1815 to 2000 With over fifty colour maps, complemented by an accessible text, and entirely new sections taking the reader from 1

Atlas of Remote Islands

Atlas of Remote Islands A rare and beautifully illustrated journey to fifty faraway worlds There are still places on earth that are unknown Visually stunning and uniquely designed, this wondrous book captures fifty islands that are far away in every sense from the mainland, from people, from airports, and from holiday br

Atlas of the North American Indian

Atlas of the North American Indian This unique and best selling resource offers the most comprehensive coverage available in a single volume History, culture, languages, and lifeways of Native American groups across the United States and Canada, and the early civilizations of Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico are covered T

The Carta Bible Atlas

The Carta Bible Atlas This fourth edition of the best selling The Macmillan Bible Atlas brings the latest findings of biblical, historical, and archaeological research to its sweeping cartographic portrayal of biblical history settlement and mass migrations of populations skirmishes, battles, and conquests described i

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome More than fifteen centuries after its fall, the Roman Empire remains one of the most formative influences on the history of Europe Its physical remains dot the landscape from Scotland to Syria Its cities are still the great metropolises of the continent Its law and institutions have shaped modern

Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles

Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles When I was asked to choose a myth to write about, I realized I had chosen already The story of Atlas holding up the world was in my mind before the telephone call had ended If the call had not come, perhaps I would never have written the story, but when the call did come, that story was waiting t