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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsSimon Hall (Editor), John Haywood (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7358398M
ISBN 100141014490
ISBN 109780141014494

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“The Historical Atlas of the Medieval World” is a little gem. In the usual Penguin Atlas style short summaries of history are placed along side well done maps of the area being discussed. While the summaries are very short, abbreviated and eclectic in the information relayed, they do give a flavor of the history/5(31). The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History is a nifty little book of maps accompanied by an overview of important developments at each juncture of history. It encompasses Europe, northern Africa, what is now Russia and the middle east aka the known by: About The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Medieval World. The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Medieval World traces the development of peoples, cultures, and faiths between the coming of the barbarian invasions in the fourth century and the first voyages to the New World in the sixteenth. This colorful atlas illustrates the sweeping changes from the fall of the Roman Empire to the birth of Islam, the rise of Christianity. Colin McEvedy is the author of The Penguin Atlas of Ancient History; The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History; The Penguin Atlas of Recent History (Europe Since ) and The Penguin Atlas of North American History. He lives in London, W/5(70).

Author: Andrew Jotischky,Caroline Susan Hull; Publisher: Penguin Classics ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Full-color maps, photographs, and illustrations enhance a detailed study of the peoples, cultures, social institutions, and religious faiths of the medieval world, ranging from the fourth-century . The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Medieval World traces the development of peoples, cultures, and faiths between the coming of the barbarian invasions in the fourth century and the first voyages to the New World in the sixteenth/10(13). The historical atlas is a wonderful hybrid of a book. It unites history and geography, and provides great visual representations of architecture, museum items, landscapes, artwork, and people. It comes in sizes ranging from coffee table tome to pocket size and travel-friendly.4/5. This volume of world history covers from the beginning of world history to the eve of the French Revolution. It includes sections on: prehistory and early history; the early empires; antiquity - Greece, the Hellenistic period, Rome; the early, high and late Middle Ages; the age of transition; the age of religious discord; and the age of reason.

John Haywood is the author of a number of books, including The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings and The Historial Atlas of the Celtic World (Thames & Hudson). He lives in by: The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Medieval World by Jotischky, Andrew, Hull, Caroline () Paperback on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excellent Book/5(18).   Overview. The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Medieval World traces the development of peoples, cultures, and faiths between the coming of the barbarian invasions in the fourth century and the first voyages to the New World in the : Penguin Publishing Group. The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History book. Read 28 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a revised edition of The Penguin /5.