Africa Overland

Author: Siân Pritchard-Jones,Bob Gibbons

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 1841624942

Category: Travel

Page: 374

View: 9142

The definitive guide for adventurers crossing the continent since its first edition in 1991.

Essential World Atlas

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409341739

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 6689

Have the world at your fingertips with this quick reference world atlas From the barren desserts of the Sahara to the frosty Rocky Mountains, and with 97 full-colour maps using the latest digital mapping, Essential World Atlas 8th Edition brings you the Earth in more detail than ever before. The maps encompass the political and physical world, the global economy, time zones, population, languages, climate, region, and global conflict with information, photographs, and diagrams. Explore data profiles of each country with detailed facts, key statistics and time zones from across the globe, plus a full index with over 20,000 entries. All this, and a glossary of geographical terms to keep you fully in the know makes The Essential World Atlas 8th Edition the perfect reference for business, home or school.

Oxford Essential World Atlas

Author: George Philip & Son,Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 176

View: 4607

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

Author: N.A

Publisher: Philip's

ISBN: 9781849074070

Category:

Page: 96

View: 1301

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.

Essential World Atlas

Author: N.A

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195214666

Category: Atlases

Page: 224

View: 3737

The Essential World Atlas offers 144 pages of stunning full-color, computer-generated relief maps in a handy paperback format. This second edition features extensive, up-to-date international coverage within its 96-page section of world maps, with a 35,000-name general index and full geographical coordinates. A 32-page section of U.S. maps includes a 7,000 name index; political, topographical, and climate maps; as well as close-ups of urban areas, making finding any town, region, or mountain range an easy task. Incorporating the very latest political information, the Atlas provides statistics and survey data on countries, physical dimensions of continents, oceans, mountains, islands, and rivers, a section on flags of the world, and an informative users guide. Meticulously crafted and thoroughly updated, The Essential World Atlas is an indispensable resource.

Global Economic Disparity

A Dynamic Force in Geoeconomic Competition of Superpowers

Author: Jae Wan Chung

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 0739193589

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 8626

This book explores geoeconomic insights into the global economy of superpowers. In ten chapters, the author explores causal relationships between global economic disparities and historical events, proceeding from the general to the specific.

Atlas Obscura

Entdeckungsreisen zu den verborgenen Wundern der Welt

Author: Joshua Foer,Ella Morton,Dylan Thuras

Publisher: Mosaik Verlag

ISBN: 3641207118

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

View: 2847

Der außergewöhnlichste Reiseführer der Welt Der Atlas Obscura sieht nur auf den ersten Blick aus wie ein Reiseführer. Es ist vor allem ein Buch zum Lesen und Träumen – eine Wunderkammer voller unerwarteter, bizarrer und mysteriöser Orte, die gleichermaßen Wunderlust und Wanderlust hervorrufen. Jede einzelne Seite dieses außergewöhnlichen Buchs erweitert unseren Horizont und zeigt uns, wie wunderbar und schräg die Welt in Wirklichkeit ist. Fesselnde Texte, hunderte von fantastischen Fotos, überraschende Fakten und Karten für jede Region des Globus machen es nahezu unmöglich, nicht gleich die nächste Seite aufzuschlagen und weiterzuschmökern! Eine erstaunliche Liebeserklärung an die Welt, in der wir leben.

Britain - Philip's 2018 Essential Navigator

Author: Philip's Maps and Atlases Staff

Publisher: Philip's

ISBN: 9781849074025

Category:

Page: 416

View: 1007

Philip's Navigator Road Atlases - the UK's best-selling Road Atlases. The No.1 Choice of Road Atlas for the serious motorist. No other road atlas of Britain offers this level of detail and clarity. 'A map that beats all others' The Daily Telegraph 'Scale, accuracy and clarity are without parallel' Driving Magazine 'No.1 in the UK for clear maps' Independent research survey Britain's best road mapping in a great spiral format. Every street in Britain marked on the maps. Over 3000 roads named. Fixed speed-camera locations, with speed limits. 100 indexed town-centre maps plus approaches maps to 12 major urban areas. Super-detailed 6-page route-planning section. Up-to-date mapping at 1.5 miles to 1 inch. Exceptional road detail, from motorways to country lanes, with every junction, roundabout and slip-road shown. Thousands of individually named farms, houses and hamlets. Philip's Navigator Britain shows speed-camera locations, with their speed limits, and provides over 3000 road names as well as numbers. It also includes a massive selection of 100 indexed town-centre maps, detailed approach maps to 12 major urban areas, plus route-planning maps, a distance table, and a fully comprehensive 43,000-name index. The main road maps are at 1.5 miles to 1 inch (Northern Scotland at 3 miles to 1 inch) and are extra clear and detailed, showing even the smallest roads and lanes that are omitted from other atlases. Every roundabout, junction and slip-road is shown in detail on main roads and motorways. In country areas, thousands of individual houses and farms are marked, along with footpaths and tracks. The alpha-numeric grid is based on the National Grid, so that the atlas can be used with GPS systems. In addition, every street in Britain is located on the maps. Over 8000 tourist attractions and places of interest are shown and named on the maps, including national parks, nature reserves, RSPB reserves, TWT reserves, houses and gardens, beaches, marinas, canals, county showgrounds, CCC camping and caravan sites, shopping villages, World Heritage Sites, long-distance footpaths, sporting venues, park and rides, and ferries. Available in a Flexi Paperback or a Spiral Paperback binding, Philip's Navigator Britain is widely used by professional drivers and the emergency services, including national police training, and is recommended in the motoring press and national newspapers.

Eine Geschichte der Welt in 100 Objekten

Author: Neil MacGregor

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 3406621481

Category: History

Page: 816

View: 2963

"In diesem Buch machen wir uns auf zu einer Reise zurück in die Vergangenheit und quer über den Globus, um zu erfahren, wie die Menschen in den letzten zwei Millionen Jahren unsere Welt geprägt haben und ihrerseits von ihr geprägt wurden. Diese Geschichte wird ausschließlich erzählt durch Dinge, die Menschen gemacht haben Objekete, die mit großer Sorgfalt hergestellt und dann entweder bewundert und bewahrt oder benutzt, beschädigt und weggeworfen wurden. Ich habe einfach hundert Objekte von verschiedenen Punkten unserer Reise ausgewählt die Bandbreite reicht vom Kochtopf bis zur goldenen Galeone, vom steinzeitlichen Werkzeug bis zur Kreditkarte." Neil MacGregor "Dieses Buch ist so schön, so klug und so richtungweisend, dass es eigentlich in jede Bibliothek gehört." Tim Sommer, art Das Kunstmagazin "MacGregors Geschichte der Welt in 100 Objekten ist eines der wundervollsten Sachbücher der letzten Jahrzehnte." Alexander Cammann, Literaturen "Diese Geschichten sollten nie aufhören." Elisabeth von Thadden, DIE ZEIT "Macht süchtig." Tilman Spreckelsen, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung

The Bookseller

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bibliography

Page: N.A

View: 6852

Vols. for 1871-76, 1913-14 include an extra number, The Christmas bookseller, separately paged and not included in the consecutive numbering of the regular series.

Phi Encyclopedia 2009

Author: Octopus Publishing Group

Publisher: Philip's

ISBN: 9780540094516

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: 960

View: 7204

This encyclopedia includes more than 20,000 entries and has been fully reviewed, revised and updated with added coverage of current affairs, world politics, technology and major new figures in popular culture, literature, and science. Key articles include Internet links to facilitate further research.