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An Historical Geography of Europe 450 B.C.-A.D. 1330 - Normal J. G. Pounds

An Historical Geography of Europe 450 B.C.-A.D. 1330

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Published: 14th February 1977
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Every age has its own geography, separate and distinct from the geographies of earlier and succeeding ages, this 1976 book seeks to examine the complex of natural and man-made features which have provided the background of history, influencing its course and themselves modified by human action. Professor Pounds examines five short periods, each of which is not only relatively well documented, but also important in the climax of a civilisation. In a sense, each represents the climax of a longer period of historical development. The aim is to survey the whole of Europe for each of the chosen periods, not merely those areas which have been highlighted by documents and events. Northern Europe in the age of Pericles and eastern Europe in all periods are, for example, examined, alongside the better-known Mediterranean region, France and the Rhineland. Considerable use is made of maps, all specially prepared for this book.

List of maps and diagrams
List of abbreviations
Preface
Prolegomena
Europe in the mid-fifth century BC
Europe in the age of the Antonines
Europe in the age of Charlemagne
Europe about the year 1100
Europe in the early fourteenth century
Notes
Index
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ISBN: 9780521291262
ISBN-10: 0521291267
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 490
Published: 14th February 1977
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.71