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Atlas of the world in the age of discovery, 1453-1763

Duncan Townson

Atlas of the world in the age of discovery, 1453-1763

by Duncan Townson

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Published by Longman in Burnt Mill, Harlow, Essex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical geography -- Maps for children.,
  • History, Modern -- Juvenile literature.

  • About the Edition

    Text, maps, and illustrations present the events that changed the world geographically in the two hundred years from 1453 to 1763.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesIllustrated atlas of the world in the age of discovery.
    Statement[author, W. D. Townson ; editor, Frances M. Clapham ; assistant editor, Fay Franklin].
    ContributionsClapham, Frances M., Franklin, Fay.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 atlas (61 p.) :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15354529M
    ISBN 100582391172
    LC Control Number81050290

      The only world atlas updated annually, guaranteeing that users will find the most current geographic information, Oxford's Atlas of the World is the most authoritative atlas on the of crisp, clear cartography of urban areas and virtually uninhabited landscapes around the globe, the Atlas is filled with maps of cities and regions at carefully selected scales that give a striking Brand: Oxford University Press. This volume in the World Atlas of the Past series combines 34 newly rendered full-color maps with exquisite art and photographs and engrossing narrative to trace the history of civilization in the Age of Discovery, from to This state-of-the-art book boasts extensive coverage of the countries and civilizations of Africa, the Americas, Price Range: $ - $

    About A Secret Atlas. From New York Times bestselling author Michael A. Stackpole comes the first book in a fantasy saga unlike any you’ve ever read. “[A Secret Atlas] has it all—wild magic, the excitement of epic fantasy, and the adventure of exploration in the age of sail.”—Publishers Weekly In Nalenyr, the family of the Royal Cartographer not only draw the maps, they also explore. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    The Secret Atlas () is the first fantasy novel of the Age of Discovery series. Centuries past, the Turasynd had invaded the Empire. Empress Cyrsa divided the Imperial lands into nine parts and placed a son of the Emperor over each principality/5(30). The Medici-Laurentian Atlas, also known simply as the Medici Atlas (and other variants, e.g. "Laurenziano Gaddiano", "Laurentian Portolano", "Atlante Mediceo" or "Laurentian Atlas"), is an anonymous 14th-century set of maps, probably composed by a Genoese cartographer and explicitly dated , although most historians believe it was composed, or at least retouched, later.


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