Summary: More than 140 detailed maps tell the story of pivotal episodes in world history, from the first human migrations out of Africa to the space race. Custom regional and global maps present the history of the world in action, charting how events traced patterns on land and ocean--patterns of exploration, discovery, or conquest that created empires, colonies, or theaters of war. Thoughtful...
Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing ; Smithsonian 2018
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Summary: This amazing atlas of history shows how fifteen extraordinary cultures experienced their world. Packed with remarkable characters from all different periods, you'll meet emperors, explorers, inventors, pirates, astronauts, and more! Children will be fascinated as they travel the world and discover how cultures such as the Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Mongols, Ottomans, Inca, Chinese, Russians,...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2020
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Contents: Awakening -- Old World. Matthew's maps ; Scourge of God ; The description of the world ; through the Ocean Sea ; Seeing is believing -- New World. Rediscovery ; Ptolemy the Wise ; the Florentine perspective ; Terrae incognitae ; Into African climes ; The learned men ; Cape of Storms ; Colombo ; The Admiral ; Christ-bearer ; Amerigo -- The whole world. Gymnasium ; World without end ; Afterworld...
Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 912.73 LES
Summary: "This book is an exploration of the biology and ecology of a vital, ever-changing terrain. Written by one of Canada's best-known science and nature writers, it is intended not only for those who live in the Great Lakes basin but for anyone captivated by the splendor of the natural world and sensitive to the challenges of its preservation."--Jacket.
Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508 GRA
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Summary: Presents a reference with comprehensive facts and statistics on current events, people, and the countries of the world, along with 2017 sports statistics and original articles on recent issues and topics.
Publisher / Publication Date: World Almanac Books 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 030 WOR
Summary: The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. This edition celebrates its illustrious history while keeping an eye on the future. Praised as a "treasure trove of political,...
Publisher / Publication Date: World Almanac Books 2021