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Historical Atlas Of The United States

Author : National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN : 0870449702
Genre : Reference
File Size : 88.24 MB
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Maps trace the development of the United States, showing environmental, political, social, and economic change
Category: Reference

Historical Atlas Of The United States With Original Maps

Author : Derek Hayes
ISBN : 1553652053
Genre : United States
File Size : 35.72 MB
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Using more than five hundred historical maps from collections around the world, this stunning book is the first to tell the story of America's past from a unique geographical perspective. Covering more than half a millennium in U.S. history -- from conception to colonization to Hurricane Katrina -- this atlas documents the discoveries and explorations, the intrigue and negotiations, the technology and the will that led the United States to become what it is today. Richly detailed, visually breathtaking maps are accompanied by extended captions that elucidate the stories and personalities behind their creation. Coasts and mountains, rivers and lakes, and peaks and plains are described by explorers encountering them for the first time. These maps can convey explorers' ideas of what lay over the mountains ahead, their notions about what was discovered, and their explanations of the land's potential for sponsors back home. The maps can also show a promoter's attempt to sell his project to settlers or a general's assessment of a coming battle. They chart the wars that created and molded the country: the French and Indian War and the War for Independence; the Mexican and Civil Wars; the numerous Indian wars; as well as more localized battles of conquest and survival. Readers can follow the progression of map creation and design as more knowledge was gained about the American continent. Distilling an enormous amount of information into one handsome volume, the Historical Atlas of the United States highlights the evolution of geographical knowledge at the same time that it presents a fascinating chronicle of the expansion and development of a nation.
Category: United States

Historical Atlas Of The United States

Author : Mark C. Carnes
ISBN : 9781136600234
Genre : History
File Size : 31.56 MB
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Designed for all libraries, this large-format, full-color atlas is an authoritative guide to the history of the United States. From the formation of the continent up through current events and information based on the most recent census, this work uses the geography of the United States to portray the history of the land and its people. The 300-plus maps tell the engaging story of America with detailed, clear information; accompanying text highlights key information presented in each map. An indispensable tool for students and educators alike, the Historical Atlas of the United States is destined to become a classic in the field.
Category: History

A Historical Atlas Of The United States And Its Territories

Author : Amy Romano
ISBN : 1404202021
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 82.13 MB
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Looks at the politics and policies that allowed for the expansive growth of America after World War II, discussing how the United States claimed authority over territories, independent commonwealths, and sparsely populated islands around the world.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

United States History Atlas

Author : Maps.com
ISBN : 9780983282211
Genre : History
File Size : 60.98 MB
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An invaluable collection of clear and attractive historical maps, the Maps.com United States History Atlas is a handy, useful reference for any student of US History. Updated 2012.
Category: History

Historical Atlas Of The Holocaust

Author : United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
ISBN : UOM:39015036520784
Genre : History
File Size : 32.99 MB
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Uses maps to trace the history of the Holocaust, focusing on ghettos, concentration camps, Jewish armed resistance, and liberation.
Category: History

Historical Atlas Of The North American Railroad

Author : Derek Hayes
ISBN : UCSD:31822036649713
Genre : History
File Size : 65.23 MB
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"...the history of the railroad in North America, from its origins in Britain in the 1820s and short lines connecting Eastern Seaboard rivers in the 1830s to Amtrak and the modern intermodal freights driving today's railroad revival."--Jacket.
Category: History