The remarkable (and occasionally ridiculous) stories of 48 nations that fell off the map.
"Countries are just daft stories we tell each other. They're all equally implausible once you get up close."
The Maps Quiz Book is the ultimate activity book to improve your navigation skills, wherever you may be in the world. Forget crosswords or Sudoku! Featuring 50 maps that cover subjects and places from around the globe, this book includes a range of historical, modern and fictional maps that will please any map aficionado.
Charting the exploration of an unknown world—our own—with a new cartography of living things rather than space available for conquest or colonization.
From the first shots fired at Fort Sumter in 1861 to the final clashes on the Road to Appomattox in 1864, The Atlas of the Civil War reconstructs the battles of America's bloodiest war with unparalleled clarity and precision. Edited by Pulitzer Prize recipient James M.
The borders of the Roman Empire were frontiers that were often wild and dangerous. The expansion of the empire after the Punic Wars saw the Roman Republic become the dominant force in the Mediterranean as it first took Carthaginian territories in Gaul, Spain and north Africa and then moved into Greece with purpose, subjugating the area and creating two provinces, Achaea and Macedonia.
Marco Polo Norway Map: the ideal map for your trip Let the Marco Polo Norway Road Map guide you around this stunning country. Explore dramatic fjords, vibrant cities, breathtaking landscapes and picturesque towns with this highly durable, detailed, touring map of Norway.