Historical Maps

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Map of Europe after the death of Charles the Great (814 AD). Original map made by Charles Colbeck, The Public Schools Historical Atlas (1905).

Map of Europe after the death of Charles the Great (814 AD). Original map made by Charles Colbeck, The Public Schools Historical Atlas (1905).

Map comparing Europe 1914 with Europe 1923 showing old empires becoming new countries

WW1: Does the peace that ended the war haunt us today?

Map comparing Europe 1914 with Europe 1923 showing old empires becoming new countries

The growth of the population, industrialisation and urbanisation, created a large, discontented urban working class Appalling working and living conditions led to social unrest and demands for political reform. Improvements in transport made people more aware of the wider world. The development of industry led to the growth of a wealthy middle class. They had economic power but no political power. They pressed for political reform and saw unification as the only way forward.

The growth of the population, industrialisation and urbanisation, created a large, discontented urban working class Appalling working and living conditions led to social unrest and demands for political reform. Improvements in transport made people more aware of the wider world. The development of industry led to the growth of a wealthy middle class. They had economic power but no political power. They pressed for political reform and saw unification as the only way forward.

Germany 1815-1871. At last a clear, accurate map showing the boundaries of the German Confederation, Prussia and the other larger states in Germany, prior to unification in 1871.

Germany 1815-1871. At last a clear, accurate map showing the boundaries of the German Confederation, Prussia and the other larger states in Germany, prior to unification in 1871.

History of Judaism During the Intertestamental Period

History of Judaism During the Intertestamental Period

History of Judaism During the Intertestamental Period. The Second Temple Period. Background to Hellenism. Macedonian Empire. Judea Under the Ptolemies. The Jewish Revolt. Hasmonean Dynasty.