The Penguin Atlas of Modern History: to 1815

The Penguin Atlas of Modern History: to 1815

by Colin McEvedy
     
 

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In The Penguin Atlas of Modern History, Colin McEvedy has compiled an absorbing source of reference to the major developments of modern history from 1483 to 1815. Nearly forty maps and a detailed commentary follow the voyages of Columbus, Magellan, and Cook, the ebb of power from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic seaboard, and the protracted European

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Overview

In The Penguin Atlas of Modern History, Colin McEvedy has compiled an absorbing source of reference to the major developments of modern history from 1483 to 1815. Nearly forty maps and a detailed commentary follow the voyages of Columbus, Magellan, and Cook, the ebb of power from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic seaboard, and the protracted European struggle for control of a vastly new money economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140511536
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/28/1986
Series:
Hist Atlas Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
230,549
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.23(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Colin McEvedy is the author of the companion volumes The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History and The Penguin Atlas of North American History.

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