Release on 2002-09-11 | by David Ditchburn,Angus Mackay
Author: David Ditchburn,Angus Mackay
Covering the period from the fall of the Roman Empire through to the beginnings of the Renaissance, this is an indispensable volume which brings the complex and colourful history of the Middle Ages to life. Key features: * geographical coverage extends to the broadest definition of Europe from the Atlantic coast to the Russian steppes * each map approaches a separate issue or series of events in Medieval history, whilst a commentary locates it in its broader context * as a body, the maps provide a vivid representation of the development of nations, peoples and social structures. With over 140 maps, expert commentaries and an extensive bibliography, this is the essential reference for those who are striving to understand the fundamental issues of this period.
In this atlas, pictures of art and architecture accompanying an expertly written text are featured alongside stunning maps covering nearly a millennium of medieval civilizations around the world, capturing the Arab invasions of Europe, the empire of Charlemagne, the African kingdoms of Songhai and Mali, the Crusades, the Viking and Mongol invasions, and the T'ang and Ming empires, among other topics.
Covering the years between AD 1,000 to 1,500, an illustrated volume includes information on the Norman Conquest, the Crusades, the Black Death, the Hundred Years' War, and the spread of Islam. By the author of Medieval England. Reprint.
Release on 1996-01-26 | by Nicholas Hooper,Nick Hooper,Matthew Bennett
The Middle Ages, 768-1487
Author: Nicholas Hooper,Nick Hooper,Matthew Bennett
Pubpsher: Cambridge University Press
An authoritative, illustrated history of medieval warfare combines maps, battle plans, and pictorial essays to explore such topics as fortifications, weaponry, the use of cavalry, siege warfare, strategy and theory, and individual battles and campaigns. UP.
Release on 2005 | by Andrew Jotischky,Caroline Susan Hull
Author: Andrew Jotischky,Caroline Susan Hull
Pubpsher: Penguin Classics
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 barbarian invasions to the early voyages of discovery to the New World in the sixteenth, chronicling such key events as the fall of Rome, the birth of Islam, the spread of Christianity, and more. Original.
This bestselling atlas is an ideal introduction to the major events and developments in Europe from 1815 to 2000. It now includes more than fifty completely new and updated color maps complemented by accessible, concise text. This revised edition also includes a new section covering 1980 to the dawn of the twenty-first century, with information on a wide range of issues, from population growth to the conflict in the former Yugoslavia.