Historical Atlas of the United States: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Historical Atlas of the United States

1st Edition

By Mark C. Carnes


304 pages | 300 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780415941112
pub: 2002-12-27
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pub: 2013-02-01
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Designed for all libraries, this large-format, full-color atlas is an authoritative guide to the history of the United States. From the formation of the continent up through current events and information based on the most recent census, this work uses the geography of the United States to portray the history of the land and its people. The 300-plus maps tell the engaging story of America with detailed, clear information; accompanying text highlights key information presented in each map.

An indispensable tool for students and educators alike, the Historical Atlas of the United States is destined to become a classic in the field.


'Chapter introductions are well written… The cartography…clearly depicts the subject matter… The atlas is balanced and comprehensive in coverage… Recommended. General readers and undergraduates.' - Choice

'A useful companion… [with] currency and unique content.' - Booklist/RBB

'Well conceived as an historical reference resource… An excellent resource for many projects… I would strongly recommend the Historical Atlas of the United States for college and university libraries and historians.' - Western Association of Map Libraries Information Bulletin

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / United States / General