The 15th edition contains over 200,000 place names, more than any other world atlas, which means even small villages are included in the index and on the maps. It is a benchmark of cartographic excellence, trusted by governments, media and international organisations as well as being a go to reference source for households across the country. It's independent--apolitical and neutral, elegant in an attractive slipcase, and endlessly fascinating. Produced by the world's leading atlas makers for over 100 years, it's bought by over 1 million people worldwide.
Originally published in 1982, this atlas of world history - like its parent volume, 'The Times' Atlas of World History - combines original maps with text, and offers a comprehensive view of the story of humanity. From the emergence of the first hominids five million years ago to the collapse of the Soviet Union, the full sweep of human history is covered. This atlas makes a companion for anyone who seeks to understand the past, and is useful as a reference for all who study and enjoy history.
This globally prestigious record of our extraordinary world, available as a leather-bound limited edition. Only 50 copies of the Limited Edition Atlas of the World are available. Each unique copy comes with a limited print on canvas of the World map from The Times Survey Atlas of the World 1922.
Release on 2008-10-21 | by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.
Author: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.
Pubpsher: Collins Reference
A new edition of the world's most prestigious and authoritative reference atlas. Since its first edition in 1967 it has sold well over 1 million copies and its detailed and beautifully created mapping represents the perfect blend of tradition, authority and style which set it apart.
The Times Concise Atlas of World History, first published in 1982, has become a classic of reference publishing around the globe. It combines original maps and insightful narrative to provide a global and comprehensive view of the story of humanity. This fourth edition has been completely revised to include all of the latest historical, political, and economic developments around the world.
A completely updated edition of this major atlas in the prestigous Times range making it a valuable addition to any reference collection. 260 pages of mapping provide an amazingly detailed view of the world, and the illustrated thematic content covers the most important geographical issues of the day.The following new features have been added to the atlas -,*24 pages of satellite images,*20 pages of historical mapping,*New mapping page of AlaskaFor the first time the atlas also includes unique features to Times atlases including,*Abandoned settlements,*Historical outlines of large lakes and sea ice extent for north and south poleBeautifully designed and produced in the same style as the Times Comprehensive and Universal atlases with gold slipcase and cloth spine.
A fully revised and updated thirteenth edition of this major world atlas in the authoritative and prestigious Times Atlas range. This beautifully designed atlas has all the information you need, whether planning a trip, keeping in touch with world news, solving quizzes and crosswords or just exploring the world from your armchair. Comprehensive reference mapping with 155,000 place names providing an amazingly detailed view of the world, and the illustrated thematic content covers the most important geographical issues of the day, making this atlas a valuable addition to any reference collection. Updates include: * Over 3,500 name changes throughout the world * Addition of St Helena airport and connecting road * Country name change from Czech Republic to Czechia (Czech Republic) * New thematic topics spreads - Climate; Economy; and Power of Maps * New Arctic Ocean map spread * New 'Beneath the ice' Polar maps * New administrative regions in France * New administrative regions in Northern Ireland * Addition of Gaelic alternative names for counties in Ireland * New state of Telengana in India * Addition of Moroccan Berm (security wall) in Western Sahara Historical maps of the world show the political make-up of the world over the last 150 years and the atlas also includes plans of 41 of the world's major cities. A satellite imagery section contains an overview image of each continent, and is complemented with a detailed image. Produced in a quality finish the world atlas comes in a protective slipcase.
A pocket-sized Times Atlas of the World packed with the essentials, fully revised and improved to take account of all recent changes from around the world. The whole world is covered with the accuracy and authority for which Times atlases are renowned. Main features of this atlas include: - 117 pages of authoritative up-to-date mapping of the whole world - Geographical reference section with flags, statistics and facts for the world's states and territories - Statistics and world maps on major geographical themes, including population, cities, climate and the environment - Over 20,000 index entries This is a handy reference atlas for home, school or office.