Historical geography

    On The Map

    By Simon Garfield

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    From the early sketches of philosophers and explorers through to Google Maps and beyond, this title examines how maps both relate and realign our history. It explores the legendary, impassable mountains of Kong, the role of cartography in combatting cholera, the 17th-century Dutch craze for Atlases, the Norse discovery of...

    Discover New York, 1943: A Guide for the Men and Women of the Armed Forces

    By Helen Worden

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    A guided tour of the Golden Age of New York City. It is a warm salute to the men and women of the Greatest Generation and the city that embraced, thrilled and entertained them during World War II.

    Maps and Sketches from Georgian and Early Victorian Birmingham

    By Adrian Baggett

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    Four years on from compiling and writing his successful "Birmingham a History in Maps" Birmingham born Paul Leslie Line presents a return journey back through time to the streets of Georgian and early Victorian Birmingham. Thomas Underwood's extremely scarce street views and sketches of Birmingham's lost and bygone buildings are...

    Secrets of the Irish Landscape

    Hardback £21.21

    This book examines many little understood aspects of the Irish Landscape from the last Ice Age until now. Historians, archaeologists, biologists and earth scientists each bring their unique take on how the landscape and the life it supports have been crafted by natural and human events.

    History of the World in Twelve Maps

    By Jerry Brotton

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    Examines the significance of 12 maps - from the almost mystical representations of ancient history to the satellite-derived imagery. This title recreates the environments and circumstances in which each of the maps was made, showing how each conveys a highly individual view of the world.

    The Geography of South America: A Scholarly Guide and Bibliography

    By Thomas A. Rumney

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    The Geography of South America: A Scholarly Guide and Bibliography by Thomas A. Rumney collects, organizes, and presents as many of these scholarly publications as possible to help and encourage efforts in the teaching, study, and continuing scholarship of the geography of this area, which covers the region as a...

    The Geography of Central America and Mexico: A Scholarly Guide and Bibliography

    By Thomas A. Rumney

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    The Geography of Central America and Mexico: A Scholarly Guide and Bibliography by Thomas A. Rumney collects, organizes, and presents as many of these scholarly publications as possible to help and encourage efforts in the teaching, study, and continuing scholarship of the geography of this area, which covers Mexico, Belize,...

    Mannahatta

    By Eric W. Sanderson

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    In this new, accessible package, Sanderson takes you on a trip back through time, to explore Manhattan in its primitive form. Readers will be given a glimpse of what Manhattan looked like to its early explorers; before the skyscrapers, before the crowded sidewalks and the busy intersections of avenues and...

    Animal Kingdoms: Hunting, the Environment, and Power in the Indian Princely States

    By Julie E. Hughes

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    Animal Kingdoms reveals the far-reaching cultural, political, and environmental importance of hunting in colonial India. Julie E. Hughes explores how Indian princes relied on their prowess as hunters of prized game to advance personal status, solidify power, and establish links with the historic battlefields and legendary deeds of their ancestors.

    Painting a Map of Sixteenth-Century Mexico City: Land, Writing, and Native Rule

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    In 1975, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University acquired an exceptional mid-16th-century map of Mexico City, which, until 1521, had been the capital of the Aztecs, the Nahua-speaking people who dominated the Valley of Mexico. This book presents both the complete map and the multi-disciplinary research...

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