The authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at an affordable price. Fully updated with extra information next to each map, making this a perfect reference tool for exploring the world. The latest mapping provides an amazingly detailed view of the world with extensive geographical information beside each map, giving the reader a greater understanding of each area. FULLY UP-TO-DATE MAPPING The reference mapping, produced in the beautifully clear and distinctive Times style has been completely updated with thousands of changes reflecting recent geopolitical and geographical change around the world. As with all atlases in the Times range it offers great authority, outstanding quality and attention to detail. MAIN FEATURES • A fascinating collection of maps from the last 150 years of world atlases included in an expanded historical mapping section. • Satellite image shown for each continent along with textual description. • The latest satellite images from around the world showcased in the imagery section. • Geographical reference section with flags, statistics and facts for all the world’s countries. • Over 50,000 index entries. "The definitive guide book to the world. It makes your mind run wild and your feet itch." Jake Meyer
The Times Atlas of the World Desktop edition is a complete world reference atlas in a convenient and easy to use format, retaining the authority, style and detail of the larger Times atlases. An excellant world atlas for every day look-up at home or work - broad coverage at a great price.
This fifth edition of "The Times Reference Atlas of the World" reflects today's world with a beautifully illustrated section on contemporary themes from environment to population growth. Fully up-to-date reference maps give exceptional detail helping you explore the world.
All the mapping and information in this revised edition has been fully updated to give an accurate picture of today's world. Detailed reference maps in the distinctive and respected Times style provide balanced, systematic coverage of all parts of the world. All maps have been fully revised to take account of any recent environmental and geopolitical changes. Major updates include the latest magnetic pole positions and revised outlines for the Aral Sea and Lake Chad. The declaration of Kosovo as a new independent country is a significant change to the atlas. A large number of new road and railways have also been added, especially in China, and more than 400 place names have been changed. This complete world reference atlas is in a convenient and easy-to-use format, while retaining the authority, style, and detail of the larger atlases in the series.
The Times Atlas of the World Desktop edition is a complete world reference atlas in a convenient and easy to use format, retaining the authority, style and detail of the larger Times atlases. An excellant world atlas for every day look-up at home or work - broad coverage at a great price. This new edition of the Times Desktop Atlas of the World has been fully revised to bring all the maps and geographical information completely up-to-date. As with all the atlases in the Times range it offers great authority, outstanding quality and attention to detail. Fully updated Detailed up-to-date maps in the distinctive and respected Times style provide balanced, systematic coverage of all parts of the world. Each continent is introduced by a political map showing individual countries, followed by regional maps showing towns and cities, roads, railways, international boundaries and topography. The introductory section covers major world geographical themes - from earthquakes and volcanoes to population growth, communications and climate change - giving a global snapshot of our contemporary world. The extensive index to over 25000 place names illustrates the scope of this world atlas which is ideal for home and business use main features: Authoritative Times mapping of the whole world; Geographical reference section with flags, statistics and facts for the world's states and territories; Statistics and world maps on major geographical themes, including population, cities, climate, the environment and telecommunications; Unique 16 page full of thousands of world facts and figures. Index to over 25000 place names.
A new edition of this popular atlas from the prestigious and authoritative Times Atlas range. This seventh edition contains the latest satellite images and fascinating historical images, and contains the breadth, scale and detail to make it an ideal reference resource for school, home and business. The atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to provide a detailed and attractive picture of the world today. The beautifully illustrated introductory section gives a detailed profile of today’s world and covers major contemporary geographical and global issues - such as environment and population growth - through maps, images, statistics and graphics. The fully up-to-date reference maps give exceptional detail and provide accurate, accessible and attractive coverage, helping you explore the world. 44 city plans of the world’s major cities, showing major places of interest, have also been revised. A comprehensive guide to the world’s states and territories including flags, profiles and key facts in included, making this the ideal reference atlas for home, school or office. MAIN FEATURES • 104 pages of authoritative mapping of the whole world • Plans of 44 of the world’s major cities • Geographical reference section with flags, statistics and facts for the world’s states and territories • Statistics and world maps on major geographical themes, including earthquakes, population, cities, climate and the environment • The latest images of the earth from space • Historical mapping of the world from 1858 to the present day • 45,000 index entries
Throughout human history, music has accompanied us in times of joy and in times of sorrow. This comprehensive encyclopedia is not only a reference work on musical instruments suitable for experts; it also explains the effects and expressive powers of the musical arts. The authors present the various methods of producing sound with great passion, vividly explaining how early musical inventions were scattered across the globe and how they evolved in various cultures. Clearly arranged, the structure of the book provides a quick overview of the history, symbolism, construction and playing technique of each of the instruments discussed. The World Atlas of Musical Instruments is an indispensable reference work for every professional musician and for interested amateurs.
This edition combines all four volumes in the series, depicting the world and its people between 10000 BCE and the present day. It covers all major human civilizations, from the ancient world to modern times, and examines the core curriculum themes of religion, exploration, colonization, industry, technology, war and diplomatic relations.
See Earth in ten times more detail than ever before. From Antarctica to Zambia, discover the Earth continent by continent with the "Complete Atlas of the World". Cross the globe from your armchair with 330 maps including 100 city plans showing the world's political and physical geography in the clearest way possible. Landscapes are brought to life through detailed terrain models and colour schemes giving you an unparalleled overview of our planet. Plus, the easy-to-use index of 100,000 place names helps you find what you're looking for fast. "The Complete Atlas of the World" is one atlas that every family bookshelf needs.
An Atlas of the Difficult World – Poems 1988–1991 (Paper)
A fantastic atlas to help children learn about the countries of the world, the most famous and interesting sites, and also each country’s flag and fascinating world records. A brilliant introduction to geography, capital cities and world landmarks ranging from the statue of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The latest edition of the world's most prestigious and authoritative world atlas, containing up-to-date world maps and thematic information curated by experts in geography and cartography. Now in its fourteenth edition, the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World continues to be the benchmark of cartographic excellence. The atlas is relied on and trusted by governments, media companies and international organizations around the world including the UN and the European Commission. New features: Double page map of the Arctic Ocean New maps of sub-ice features in the Arctic Ocean and the Antarctic Physical maps of all the continents Major updates include: 5000 place name changes, most notably in Japan, Brazil, South Korea, Taiwan and Spain. A beautifully illustrated section on current issues, including climate change, economy and energy, and a new section on the power of maps. Updated national parks and conserved areas including the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA), the largest conservation zone in the world. Realignment of the international boundary between Burkina Faso and Niger resulting from the International Court of Justice decision. Addition of Brussel as alternative local name form for Bruxelles (Brussels) as city is officially bilingual. Now shown as Brussel/Bruxelles. New administrative structures in Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya and Madagascar, and the addition of the new Indian state of Telangana. Addition of over 50 major waterfalls around the world.
Rich: An Atlas Of The Difficult World: Poems 1988 – 1991 (cloth)