Titles in this set
- History of the World Map by Map
- Battles Map by Map
- World War II Map by Map
History of the World Map by Map
Explore the history of the world in unprecedented detail with this ultimate guide to history throughout the ages.
Maps don't just show us where to go, but also where we've been. If you're interested in finding out more about the biggest events in world history, then this book all about history of the world is perfect for you!
This stunning history book for adults starts with the evolution and migration of our oldest ancestors out of Africa. You can then look up maps about the Greece and Persian War, the Mongol Conquests, Medieval Europe's trade routes, and the rise of the Ottomans. Explore maps about the colonisation of North America, the scientific revolution, Napoleon's advances, and Britain's control of India. Then uncover the history of later centuries, such as the Age of Imperialism, the American Civil War, industrialised Europe and the transformation of Japan.
Journey into the past like never before as you uncover:
- Easy-to-read text panels for a deeper understanding of history
- A total of 140 maps alongside stunning pictures and informative timelines
- Storytelling maps to bring history to life
Bursting with striking illustrations and full of fascinating detail, this history book is the ultimate gift for map lovers, history enthusiasts of all ages and those who enjoy visiting museums and other historical sites, whether as a present for dad, or handy reference guide for any other history lover in your life! History of the World Map by Map aims to help you gain a strong understanding of some of the forces and movements across continents that have shaped our world!
Go on a guided tour through time and explore:
- Prehistory 7 MYA-3000 BCE
- The Ancient World 3000 BCE - 500 CE
- Middle Ages 500-1450 CE
- The Early Modern World 1450-1700
- Revolution and Industry 1700-1850
- Progress and Empire 1850-1914
- The Modern World 1914-Present
Battles Map by Map
Explore the world's most famous battles by their geography as you uncover the most ancient, medieval and modern combats in history.
If you're interested in finding out more about the biggest battles fought throughout the ages, then this war book is perfect for you. Battles Map by Map puts you in the seat of famous generals and commanders such as Rameses II, Napoleon, and Alexander the Great who expertly planned their attacks by studying the plains on which they would take place. So what are you waiting for? Journey back in time to learn more about wars such as the Battle of Alesia, Napoleonic Wars, and World War II and follow the geography of these epic battles in this brilliant book on the history of the world.
Journey into past like never before as you explore:
- 80 easy-to-follow maps showcasing the most famous battles in history
- Timelines that showcase battles in chronological order, ideal for visual learners
- Informative easy-to-read text explains the events of the battles
- Features provide additional contextual information on key technologies, leaders, armies, and more
Bursting with striking illustrations and full of fascinating detail, this history book is the ultimate gift for map lovers, military history enthusiasts, and armchair generals everywhere. Battles Map by Map takes you right to the heart of the action, where you can discover the profiles of famous commanders and military leaders and reveal the impact of groundbreaking weapons and battlefield innovations. Additionally, historic maps, paintings, photographs, and objects take you to the heart of the action whereby the impact of groundbreaking weapons and battlefield innovations is revealed.
Broadcasting journalist and historian, Peter Snow, provides a foreword for this marvellous history book for adults. From ancient to modern battles, he provides context for the world's most famous wars, both won and lost. See for yourself how tactics, technology, vision, and luck have all played a part in the outcome of wars throughout history.
World War II Map by Map
Explore World War II in unprecedented detail with this compelling geographical guide.
If you're interested in finding out more about one of the deadliest wars in history, then this war book is perfect for you. World War II Map by Map is an intricately detailed history book, that will encourage you to get a sense of the magnitude, mobility and speed at which the colossal armies swept through these vast landscapes during a war that claimed millions of lives and spanned through many areas globally.
Follow the key developments of World War II in unprecedented visual detail, with more than 100 specially created historical maps covering all major theatres of war. Discover how the conflict raged around the globe on land, air, and sea, while timelines provide an in-depth chronology of events. Beautiful archival photographs, contemporary artifacts, and profiles of famous leaders reveal the full story of the war that shaped the modern world.
So what are you waiting for? Journey back in time and uncover:
- 9 main contemporary maps, including battle maps from both Allies and Axis countries, explain key events.
- Easy-to-read text panels to accompany the maps for a deeper understanding of each topic.
- Set out into 5 Chapters with 11 narrative overviews
- 30 photo feature spreads exploring topics beyond the War
Bursting with striking illustrations and full of fascinating detail, this world war 2 book is the ultimate gift for history students, general readers, and military history enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy watching military documents, or you're looking for the perfect gift for the history lover in your life, World War II Map by Map can be enjoyed by adults and children aged 12+ alike. Written by a team of historians headed by Richard Overy as a consultant, this history book for adults examines in detail how the most destructive conflict in history changed the face of our world.
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