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Mapping America's Past: A Historical Atlas

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A historical atlas about people and ideas. Its themes range from exploration, colonization, wars, and political movements to issues such as family and gender relations, ethnicity, class, education, religion, demography, and disease. Each of the 120 full-color double-page spreads considers a historical debate or theme in detail, supported by graphs and illustrations and bou ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published January 15th 1996 by Henry Holt and Co.
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Lena White
Apr 24, 2016 Lena White added it
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Carnes, M., Garraty, J. & Williams, P. (1996). Mapping america's past: A historical atlas. New York: Henry Holt and Co.

Citation by: Lena White

Type of Reference: Geographical Reference

Call Number: 911.73 fC289

Content/Scope: An atlas consisting of 288 pages that are in full color. Each of the 120 double page spreads details a historical theme. It includes graphs and illustrations that are supported with text. The themes range from exploration, colonization, wars, and political movements to iss
Snail in Danger (Sid) Nicolaides
Aug 11, 2013 Snail in Danger (Sid) Nicolaides rated it liked it
Recommends it for: map geeks
Recommended to Snail in Danger (Sid) by: The Victory Season (Weintraub)
This is more "high school and earlier" level, but it might have some relevance for ... lots of topics in American history, really. So it's potentially worth flipping through. My main quibble is that it isn't very specific about where the information in the writeups that accompany the maps comes from. There is a source listing but no footnoting or other specificity.
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