THE KINGFISHER ATLAS OF WORLD HISTORY
A Stunning Visual Journey Through Human History From Ancient Times to the Present Day
By Simon Adams. Illustrated by Katherine Baxter, Kevin Maddison, and Mark Bergin. Engage students in exploring 12,000 years of human history with this comprehensive guide to the people, places, and events that have shaped the world. More than 65 beautifully illustrated and highly detailed two-page maps are accompanied by explanatory text, captions, timelines, and photographs to examine the core themes of religion, exploration, colonization, industry, technology, war, and diplomatic relations. Divided into four time periods (ancient world, medieval world, exploration and empire, modern world), the maps cover major human civilizations from Mesopotamia to modern Europe in 2015, including ancient Africa, the Vikings, the Ottoman Empire, and China in the 1900s. Grades 6–12. Index. Illustrated. 9½" x 12½". 192 pages. Revised edition. ©2016.