A brand-new history of the worlds principal military developments and campaigns, from the Greeks and Romans to the Vietnam War and beyond, illustrated with state of the art mapping. From the dawn of the very first civilizations, people have fought for the control of resources and territory. The Collins Atlas of Military History takes a look at all the principal military developments which have made these struggles ever more lethal and at the major military campaigns throughout the ages. From the Egyptians and Hittites at the Battle of Kadesh, to the recent wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan and the Gulf, the most innovative military tactics, new weaponry, the key commanders and the decisive battles are all discussed and analysed.
Fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins World Atlas range. Highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide coverage, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and thousands of facts and statistics including world and continental ranking tables.
From prehistoric Scotland to the 2014 referendum for independence, this little book covers all the main events throughout Scotland's history. Included are key events, such as the Union of Crowns and Burns Night; important people, including as Bonnie Prince Charlie and Alexander Graham Bell; and significant places, such as Culloden.
A new, fully updated edition of this best-selling budget atlas in the stylish and authoritative Collins world atlas range. Designed in the distinctive Collins style, this is the ideal atlas for school, home and business use. This new edition of the best-selling Collins World Atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent changes. The reference maps provide world-wide coverage, are clear and accessible and retain the accuracy and authority which are characteristic of Collins products. The introductory section includes maps of the world's physical features and countries, key world statistics, details of all the world's countries and a map of the world's time zones. Fascinating facts and Internet links to the most relevant web sites enhance the reader's knowledge of the World. Main features include; 46 pages of fully revised, detailed reference maps of the world. Quick reference maps of the world's countries and physical features. Details of all the countries of the world, including flags, area, population, capital city, languages, religions and currency. Detailed index to over 10000 place names. All the essential information required in a budget atlas for family, study and business use.
This is large format A3 Scale 1 : 1 000 000 (1 cm to 10 kms / 1 inch to 16 miles), fully revised digitally produced road atlas containing road mapping, European driving information, route planning maps, larger scale road maps of the Ruhr and Rhine, city through route maps and a comprehensive place name index. Its area of coverage includes Europe from North Cape to Gibraltar and from Ireland to Western Turkey. The main features are clear, easy to follow road maps produced from the up-to-date Digital Database at a scale of 1:1 000 000 (16 miles to 1 inch). Euroroutes and motorways are easily distinguished. International road classification, road distances in kilometres and relief shown by attractive layer tints.
A new, fully updated edition of this popular atlas in the stylish and authoritative Collins world atlas range. Designed in the distinctive Collins style, it is the ideal reference atlas for school, home and business use. This is a great value world atlas with more place names and mapping than any other atlas at this price. Discover more about our world, continent by continent, with this Collins World Atlas, which has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent changes. The highly detailed yet clear and accessible maps give balanced worldwide coverage, and the atlas includes beautifully illustrated thematic pages. Also includes maps of the world's physical features, details of all the world's states and territories, a map of world's time zones, internet links and thousands of facts and key world statistics, including world and continental ranking tables, to enhance your knowledge of the world today. CONTENTS INCLUDE. - Highly detailed reference maps, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and the latest facts and statistics. - 32 pages showing the latest topical global issues, including climate and weather, population, urbanization and environment. - Detailed section showing key statistics, description and flags for every country in the world. - Section showing stunning satellite images. - Special section listing all the UNESCO World Heritage sites in each continent with location maps. - Detailed index to over 80,000 place names. In short, this Collins World Atlas presents a complete view of the world, bringing it to life through innovative maps, stunning images and detailed content. It offers an exciting perspective on how the planet is made up, how it looks and how it works.
In "The Penguin Atlas of Modern History", Colin McEvedy has compiled an absorbing source of reference to the major developments of modern history from 1483 to 1815. Nearly forty maps and a detailed commentary follow the voyages of Columbus, Magellan, and Cook, the ebb of power from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic seaboard, and the protracted European struggle for control of a vastly new money economy.
New fully revised edition of this top of the range Collins World Atlas at a great price. Detailed world mapping is attractively presented along with hundreds of facts, internet links, images, tables and graphs. The atlas provides a complete and topical view of today's world. Top of the range atlas the flagship title in the Collins World atlas range, giving a full picture of the Earth through the use of maps, satellite images, space and aerial photography, 3D terrain models and graphics. These features are further enhanced by fact boxes and internet links on each topic. This Collins world atlas presents a complete view of the world, bringing it to life through innovative maps, stunning images and detailed content. It offers an exciting perspective on how the planet is made up, how it looks and how it works. This atlas takes you further than traditional world atlases giving a more complete understanding of the world. Updates include; Serbia and Montenegro split into 2 independent countries and the newest independent country of Kosovo; New joint capital of Myanmar- Naypyidaw; Golmud-Lhasa railway in Tibet now open; Longest cross ocean bridge to the south of Shanghai; Aral Sea and Lake Chad continue to shrink in size also includes; Wide range of topical issues covered including natural disasters, population, climate and the environment; Key country statistics allow comparisons of their state of development and an understanding of today's world; Thousands of facts and statistics including world and ocntinental ranking tables; Dictionary of geographical facts with all key concepts and terms explained.
Основой "Атласа истории евреев России" является экспозиция Еврейского музея и центра толерантности, который открылся в Москве в конце 2012 года. Задача экспозиции - с помощью современных технологических средств отразить историю евреев - одного из многочисленных народов, проживающих на территории России. Актуальность этой задачи связана и с насущными проблемами национальной самоидентификации, и с осознанием мультикультурности современного государства, здоровое развитие которого возможно лишь на основе принципов толерантности.
Fully updated for 2014, a collection of extremely clear, route-planning maps of Britain and Ireland that fits neatly into the glovebox, pocket, or bag. This handy road atlas makes for the ideal traveling companion. The maps of Britain are at 9.9 miles to 1 inch and the whole of Ireland is covered at 15.8 miles to 1 inch. There is a selection of more detailed urban-area maps at a 4.5 miles to 1 inch scale to aid route planning in these busy areas. The atlas also includes national rail map for planning your complete journey; money-off vouchers from Europcar and Castle Cover Insurance; road maps that focus on the main roads, motorways, and settlements; and useful distance-calculator chart highlighting distances between the major towns.
Основой хорошо иллюстрированного альбома является экспозиция Еврейского музея и центра толерантности, который открылся в Москве в конце 2012 г. Задача экспозиции - с помощью современных технологических средств отразить историю евреев - одного из многочисленных народов, проживающих на территории России. Актуальность этой задачи связана и с насущными проблемами национальной самоидентификации, и с осознанием мультикультурности современного государства. Атлас адресован историкам, культурологам, социологам, а также всем интересующимся судьбой евреев в России.