Youll find 55 color maps, 48 illustrated timelines, concise summaries of changes historical and cultural, and an extensive glossary. Oct 14, 2016 since 200,000 bce, humanity has spread around globe and enacted huge change upon the planet. May 25, 2018 in the west, the term old world is used to refer to asia, africa, and europe. The first historical atlas to depict different parts of the globe through a series of uniform world maps, so you can easily make comparisons between periods and regions. The text is smooth, a pleasure to read covertocover, and the maps are a joy to behold and so stuffed with information they make excellent references. Features 55 colour maps that cover the whole of human history, from 6 million years ago to present. Maps and timelines also come with concise introductions that summarize key data such as the world s five largest cities and total world population for. The new atlas of world history book the kansas city.
The times atlas of world history is a historical atlas first published by times books limited, then a subsidiary of times newspapers ltd and later a branch of. Maps and timelines also come with concise introductions that summarize key data such as the worlds five largest cities and total world population for. Chronological and geographical presentation of historical topics and events. The sculpture depicts the ancient greek titan atlas holding the heavens. John haywood the first and only atlas to present global history in a series of uniform worldtoview maps, this groundbreaking volume allows complete and instant comparison between different periods and.
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From archeaological discoveries to contemporary affairs, atlas of world history presents a twentyfirstcentury view of the history of the whole world. The new atlas of world history princeton university press. The world at a glance at pivotal moments in history. Colin mcevedy is the author of the penguin atlas of ancient history. Oxfords atlas of world history is the result of years of intensive work by a specialist team of scholars, editors, and cartographers. Global events at a glance historical atlas 01 by john haywood isbn. Review of the new atlas of world history 9780691152691. It has shortcomings, of coursebut a historical atlas of all world history will lack much detail, and will suffer for what its editors elected to. Atlas is known as the titan giant whose job is to hold up the world. It examines regions and events in a combination of specially drawn, fullcolor maps, fascinating text and lavish illustrations. We cover advances in transport, technology, science, architecture and design, and we try to. Get all of our historical atlas of the world products in one classroom package with our best buy value.
The new atlas of world history by john haywood home. That page contains links to entries by country, continent and by topic as well as general notes and references. I have owned for many years the times atlas and thetimes atlas of world history 1978 edition i have just upgraded to the times history of the world revised edition. The volume strives to provide a comprehensive view of a historical period through a single view.
Facts on world and country flags, maps, geography, history, statistics, disasters current events, and international relations. The first and only atlas to present global history in a series of uniform world toview maps, the new atlas of world history tells the human story in 56 crystalclear world maps, from six million years ago to today. The penguin atlas of recent history europe since 1815 and the penguin atlas of north american history. New atlas has been celebrating innovation for almost two decades. The historical atlas of the world presents important periods and turning points in 5,000 years of world history in over 100 pages of thematic maps.
Atlas of world history edition 2 by patrick obrien. In rockefeller center, in new york city, there is a giant 2ton statue of atlas holding the world on his shoulders, made in 1936, by lee lawrie and rene chambellan. New historical atlas of the world book thriftbooks. They would help one another build their businesses by better serving customers. The extra food enabled some workers to specialize as craftsmen, merchants, and soldiers. It includes one and onehalf pages of timelines with a matching onehalf page of text and a matching two pages of a world map and text. Shortly after the british surrendered at the battle of saratoga, new york became the 11th state to ratify the u. Atlas historical world atlas by mcnally, rand and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The times atlas of world history is a historical atlas first published by times books limited, then a subsidiary of times newspapers ltd and later a branch of collins bartholomew, which is a subsidiary of harpercollins, and which in the latest editions has changed names to become the times complete history of the world.
The first and only atlas to present global history in a series of uniform worldtoview maps, the new atlas of world history tells the human story in 56 crystalclear world maps, from six million years ago to today. This allows complete and instant comparability between different. The main page is therefore the portal to maps and cartography on wikimedia. The new atlas of world history is the first historical atlas to present global history in a series of uniform world maps, allowing ataglance. The history of atlas was first written almost 70 years ago. The new atlas of world history by john haywood home facebook. It was released for the world meteorological day on 23rd march. Oct 03, 2011 the new atlas by john haywood is a volume of comparative world history.
Generally, old world refers to a part of the world that was known to its citizens before it came into contact with the americans. It presents the story of humanity in its physical setting, from the emergence of the earliest hominoids to the present day. On the other hand, the new world refers to the americas and it is inclusive of north america, south america, and central america. The new atlas of world history global events at a glance book. The new atlas of world history is the first historical atlas to present global history in a series of uniform world maps, allowing ataglance comparison between different periods and regions.
Atlas of world history by kate santon, hardcover barnes. Because the topic is huge, the book does slip a bit when the narrative reaches the last five hundred years about which periods more information is. This art deco bronze shows him as he is known from greek mythology. Travel through the fascinating history of mankind from the earliest civilizations to the present. What started as a fledgling group of entrepreneurs is now a worldwide network of professionals helping people go new places. This is the first and only historical atlas to present global history in a series of uniform world maps, so allowing complete and instant. Recommended by booklist online, this atlas gives students and teachers a visual view of the world and allows them to follow various historical events through maps. Farmers produced more food by irrigating their fields with water from rivers. The new atlas of world history has been cropping up on holiday gift book recommendation lists from philadelphia, tucson, toronto, and elsewhere.
Infoplease is the worlds largest free reference site. It has shortcomings, of coursebut a historical atlas of all world history will lack much detail, and will suffer for what its editors elected to omit, as omit they must in a subject so broad. This stunningly illustrated atlas features 55 specially commissioned fullcolor maps that cover the whole of human history, from 6 million years ago to. The new atlas of world history is the first historical. This historical atlas presents global history in a series of uniform world maps. Includes free maps, articles, and timelines for education, reference, and teacher resources. In 1948, a group of 33 entrepreneurs in moving and storage formed an alliance. Global events at a glance, using comprehensive maps, timelines, and pertinent graphics. Planned for general readers as well as students, the atlas contains some 600 maps and illustrations, and an authoritative narrativetext. No less than the history of the worldbeginning 100,000 years ago and extending through 2010is presented in the new atlas of world history. Atlas of world history patrick karl obrien, oxford. The wikimedia atlas of the world is an organized and commented collection of geographical, political and historical maps available at wikimedia commons. I own approximately 2000 history books and have read them.
From the early 19th century, until the middle of the 20th century, new york city was the united states main port of immigration entry, and ellis island, in upper new york bay, served as the gateway for millions. Timelines include important cultures, events, and developments. No less than the history of the worldbeginning 00 years ago and extending through 2010is presented. The new atlas of world history by john haywood goodreads.
The new atlas of world history is the first historical atlas to present. As you can see from the new photos, it is a beautiful way to learn about world history and would be a wonderful gift for any history or map buff. What was the global reach of the great religions at the time of the reformation in europe. The new atlas of world history by john haywood about. This video shows every year of that story, right from the beginning. Synthesizing exceptional cartography and impeccable scholarship, the atlas of world history traces 12,000 years of history with 450 fullcolor maps and over 200,000 words of text. Interactive stepbystep historical atlas explaining world events. This is the first and only historical atlas to presen. The wikimedia commons atlas of the world is an organized and commented collection of geographical, political and historical maps available at wikimedia commons. Atlas is a bronze statue in front of rockefeller center within the international building s courtyard in midtown manhattan, new york city, across fifth avenue from st. Atlas was installed in 1937 and created by the sculptor lee lawrie with the help of.1195 1311 860 1331 1339 859 1445 1275 1048 163 597 125 99 428 328 103 1117 882 90 687 58 914 124 382 102 672 375 672 1489 791 455 355 68 401