By Norman J. G. Pounds
All ages has its personal geography, separate and precise from the geographies of previous and succeeding a long time, this 1973 ebook seeks to ascertain the complicated of ordinary and man-made beneficial properties that have supplied the heritage of background, influencing its path and themselves changed by way of human motion. Professor kilos examines 5 brief sessions, every one of which isn't in simple terms really good documented, but in addition vital within the climax of a civilisation. In a feeling, every one represents the climax of an extended interval of historic improvement. the purpose is to survey the full of Europe for every of the selected classes, now not in basic terms these components that have been highlighted through files and occasions. Northern Europe within the age of Pericles and japanese Europe in all classes are, for instance, tested, along the better-known Mediterranean quarter, France and the Rhineland. massive use is made from maps, all specifically ready for this ebook.
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