Author: Philip's Maps
144 pages of physical and political maps have been selected to provide balanced coverage of the continents, while giving prominence to densely populated and economically or strategically important areas. Projections and scales have been chosen to maximise legibility and minimise distortion over the largest regions. Acclaimed by geographers everywhere, Philip's physical maps combine relief shading with layer-coloured contours to give a stunning visual impression of the Earth's surface, while charting physical features, settlements and communications with meticulous accuracy. Included also is a superb 26-page 'Images of Earth' section, showing 25 of the world's most important cities and regions. In addition, the atlas features a series of fascinating maps depicting our ocean seafloors in stunning detail.
Author: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Gathers detailed color maps of every region of the world, as well as world statistical information and color maps of major cities, and includes pictures of the flags of the nations.
Philip's Essential School Atlas has been specially created for lower-secondary geography students (11-14 year olds). It is ideal for work leading up to GCSE (England and Wales) - National Curriculum Key Stage 3 - and Scotland's National Qualifications. The maps have been carefully designed so they are uncluttered and easy to read, containing specially selected place names and detail. A clear set of symbols and scale information accompanies each map and there is a useful introductory section covering basic atlas skills, including aerial photographs and satellite images to further explain particular features on the maps. Fully up-to-date, the atlas comprises a 16-page UK and Ireland section and a 42-page World section. Detailed regional maps, charts and satellite images of Europe, Italy, the Middle East, China, Japan, Kenya, USA, Brazil, and the Arctic and Antarctica are included, focusing on areas of special interest for students of geography, such as Japan's volcanoes and earthquakes, conservation in Kenya, and water supply in the USA. Philip's Essential School Atlas is ideal for special project work, featuring an informative section of world thematic maps on the environment, climate change, people, quality of life, and energy. Latitude and longitude co-ordinates are included in the index, alongside figure-letter references.
Author: Philip T. Cagle,Roberto Barrios,Timothy C. Allen
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this comprehensive, profusely illustrated text/atlas covers the full range of pulmonary pathology, including common, rare and newly described diseases, both neoplastic and non-neoplastic. The book presents a multimodality approach to diagnosis, integrating cytologic, radiologic, surgical, and clinical pathologic features of each disease. By combining carefully chosen color illustrations with lists of distinguishing features of each entity, this text/atlas provides a quick path to accurate diagnosis. This edition features updated sections on pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hemorrhage, lung transplantation, and pediatric pulmonary pathology, including new classification and grading systems. Throughout the book, new entities and new images have been added. An online image bank provides instant access to all the book's illustrations.
Author: Rafael Schacter,John Fekner
Publisher: Yale University Press
DIVAn authoritative guide to the most significant artists, schools, and styles of street art and graffiti around the world/div
Author: Keith Lye
This atlas combines 96 pages of digital mapping with a 32-page information section - The earth in focus - along with world statistics and a 64-page 17,000 name index. It is designed for reference use at home, at school or in the office.
Author: Patrick Karl O'Brien
Category: Atlases, British
The story of civilisation presented through fascinating and authoritative maps and text. Detailed coverage of Africa, Asia and Oceania as well as Europe and the Americas. Ideal for home, secondary school and college. Each spread portrays key developments in a region over a specific period of time. General Editor Patrick O'Brien was Director of Historical Research at the University of London.
Author: David Wright,Jill Wright
Category: Children's atlases
In Philip's Children's Atlas, clear and accurate maps are combined with fascinating facts about the countries of the world to provide essential geographical information for young readers. In addition, guidance is given at the beginning of the atlas on how to use the maps, encouraging the early development of map skills. The atlas is organized spread by spread in the classic sequence: first Europe, then its land neighbour Asia, followed by Africa, Australia and Oceania, North America and South America. Illustrated with interesting full-colour photographs and packed with fact boxes, curiosities, flags, stamps and quiz questions, Philip's Children's Atlas is both fun to use and easy to understand. A past winner of the Geographical Association's award for making a significant contribution to geography, Philip's Children's Atlas was judged "an excellent 'all round' children's atlas with simple yet well-designed maps, well-illustrated with colour photographs. It links places to issues, events and real people, giving a clear sense of place."
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
The only world atlas updated annually, guaranteeing that users will find the most current geographic information, Oxford's Atlas of the World is the most authoritative atlas on the market. Full of crisp, clear cartography of urban areas and virtually uninhabited landscapes around the globe, the Atlas is filled with maps of cities and regions at carefully selected scales that give a striking view of the Earth's surface. It opens with a fascinating look at world statistics, a six-page special on "The Future of the Oceans and Seas," and satellite images of earth, including eleven stunning images sourced from NASA's latest Earth Observation Satellite, Landsat 8, launched in 2013. The extraordinarily extensive front matter continues with a "Gazetteer of Nations" that has been comprehensively checked and updated to include recent economic and political changes, and a 48-page "Introduction to World Geography," beautifully illustrated with tables and graphs on numerous topics of geographic significance, such as the geology and atmosphere of Earth, food and water supply, biodiversity, energy, global conflict, human health, and standards of living. The hundreds of city and world maps that form the body of the Atlas have been thoroughly updated for this 22nd edition. Providing the finest global coverage available, the Atlas of the World is not only the best-selling volume of its size and price, but also the benchmark by which all other atlases are measured.
Author: Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers)
Category: Atlases, British
The 193 pages of detailed physical and political maps in Philip's Atlas of the World have been fully revised and updated. Praised by the Daily Mail as 'clearer than The Times', the unique combination of relief colouring and hill-shading gives an exceptional portrayal of landforms. This new edition includes the highly topical 'The Future of the Oceans and Seas' feature, which provides an overview and examines some of the major issues affecting the world's oceans today. The richly informative 'World Geography' section comprises 42 pages of maps, charts, diagrams and text explaining key world themes such as climate change, geology, trade, agriculture, industry and population. Also included are urban-area and city-centre maps for 70 of the world's largest and most economically important cities, including all major capitals, with locator maps to indicate each city's position in its global context. In addition, the 'Images of Earth' section shows spectacular satellite views of 17 major cities and regions across the globe. Illustrated with flags and locator maps, the 34-page A-Z 'Gazetteer of Nations' provides key facts and figures for every sovereign state. The 86,000-name index, including geographical features and historical place names as well as towns and cities, gives full latitude/longitude co-ordinates and letter-figure grid references. A 1,000-entry 'Geographical Glossary' explains the derivations of many unfamiliar place names - for example: wadi = dry watercourse; jebel = mountain.
Author: Philip's Maps and Atlases Staff
Category: Children's atlases
The market-leading atlas for pupils at primary schools, Philip's Junior School Atlas has been fully revised for its 9th edition. It is a stimulating and authoritative first introduction to the world of maps, and is recommended for Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum. The introductory section describes the meaning of scale, how to measure distances using the maps, and explains the symbols on the maps. The following section is devoted to the United Kingdom and Ireland. Thematic maps cover topics such as mountains and rivers, climate and weather, population and cities, farming and fishing, industry and energy, transport, tourism and conservation. Regional maps of England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland complete this section. The rest of the atlas is made up of world thematic maps and world continental maps. Included are topics such as the world's climate, vegetation, agriculture, energy sources, and environmental concerns, such as global warming. A simple letter-figure index completes the atlas - a useful introduction to help the young reader find his/her way around the maps.
The new edition Philip's Pocket World Atlas contains 96 pages of maps that are politically coloured to emphasize countries, towns and cities, as well as major transport routes and administrative boundaries. At the beginning of the atlas are maps showing the world's major flight paths and international organizations. In addition, there is a concise country gazetteer giving details for over 200 of the world's nations, with useful information about area, population, capital cities, annual income, currencies and national governments. At the end of the atlas, the 24-page letter-figure index lists all major towns and cities, plus numerous geographical features such as mountains, rivers and lakes. The handy paperback format makes this pocket-sized world atlas ideal for students and travellers of all kinds.
Author: George Philip & Son
Philip's Navigator Scotland is part of a series of Navigator regional road atlases. The Navigator maps provide highly detailed coverage of the region's road network, including minor country lanes and rural tracks. In this atlas, much of the Central Lowlands and Scottish Borders are shown at 1.5 miles to 1 inch, while the rest of Scotland is shown at 3 miles to 1 inch. There is an abundance of other detail, including hundreds of individually named farms, houses and hamlets. Also shown are airports, airfields, stations, ferries, canals, marinas, and a wide range of places of interest. There are also useful details of many services that may be needed while travelling, such as tourist information centres. The atlas has a comprehensive index and includes indexed town plans of major regional centres. The front of the atlas contains a 15-page guide to regional leisure with full details of places of interest, such as castles, houses, cathedrals and museums, plus guides to nature reserves, parks and gardens, and listings of a wide variety of activities from abseiling to yachting. The atlas is designed with the leisure user particularly in mind, and is ideal for touring with its large scale and wealth of travel information. The exceptional detail also makes the atlas ideal for local business use, such as planning and delivery driving.
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.
Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
With more than 470 maps and graphics, this atlas delivers award-winning cartography with superbly designed and amazingly informative maps and graphics providing accurate coverage of the whole world. Including introductory sections for each continent and the flags and country facts at the end of each continental section, this atlas features stunning satellite images that portray unique physical geography and highlights the sprawling extent of major cities.
From Prehistoric Times to the Roman Imperial Period
Author: Trevor Bryce,Jessie Birkett-Rees
Category: Social Science
This atlas provides students and scholars with a broad range of information on the development of the Ancient Near East from prehistoric times through the beginning of written records in the Near East (c. 3000 BC) to the late Roman Empire and the rise of Islam. The geographical coverage of the Atlas extends from the Aegean coast of Anatolia in the west through Iran and Afghanistan to the east, and from the Black and Caspian Seas in the north to Arabia and the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean in the south. The Atlas of the Ancient Near East includes a wide-ranging overview of the civilizations and kingdoms discussed, written in a lively and engaging style, which considers not only political and military issues but also introduces the reader to social and cultural topics such as trade, religion, how people were educated and entertained, and much more. With a comprehensive series of detailed maps, supported by the authors’ commentary and illustrations of major sites and key artifacts, this title is an invaluable resource for students who wish to understand the fascinating cultures of the Ancient Near East.
Category: Children's atlases
Philip's Student Atlas has been specially created for lower-secondary geography students (11-14 year olds). It is ideal for work leading up to GCSE (England and Wales) and Standard Grade (Scotland): National Curriculum Key Stage 3. The maps have been carefully designed so they are uncluttered and easy to read, containing specially selected place names and detail. A clear set of symbols and scale information accompanies each map and there is a useful introductory section covering basic atlas skills, including aerial photographs and satellite images to further explain particular features on the maps. Fully up-to-date, the atlas comprises a 16-page UK and Ireland section and a 42-page World section. Detailed regional maps, charts and satellite images of Europe, Italy, the Middle East, China, Japan, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, USA, the Caribbean and Brazil are included, focusing on areas of special interest for students of geography, such as Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami, conservation in Kenya, and water supply in the USA. Philip's Student Atlas is ideal for special project work, featuring an informative section of world thematic maps on the environment, climate change, people, quality of life, and energy. Latitude and longitude co-ordinates are included in the index, alongside figure-letter references.
Author: Hugh Johnson
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
An innovative concise format 'working edition' of Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson's World Atlas of Wine, the pre-eminent and internationally acclaimed guide to the wines of the world. This brand-new concise edition of the World Atlas of Wine contains every one of the 200 maps core to the appeal of its original format. An ideal self-purchase, the Concise World Atlas of Wine combines essential information on the wines of the world, written by the world's most authoritative wine duo, with the unparalleled clarity and detail of the most up-to-date and useful maps available of wine growing areas. Benefiting throughout from the highest-quality research included in the sixth edition of Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson's World Atlas of Wine, this concise version is a must-have book for everyone involved in the world of wine and an ideal reference book for every wine enthusiast.
Author: Norman Myers
Gathers information about the world's economy, population, cultures, health care, literacy, food supplies, employment, wildlife, ecology, natural resources, and energy supplies
The Art, Theory and Practice of War, 1618-1878
Author: David G. Chandler
Category: Political Science
"...a superbly illustrated volume of maps, art, line drawings, photographs, artifacts, charts and graphs of warfare as it was fought over 260 years in Europe, the Crimea, North America, and India, written by one of the greatest military chroniclers of this century....This is a work that all military buffs will want to read, own and treasure, as well as refer to time and time again for every nugget of information that can be gleaned."--Military History. "Every chapter...was first-rate..."--PC Gamer.