“Putzger – Atlas and Chronicle of the history of the world” in the new edition of Putzger-Atlas and Chronicle of the history of the world (49.95 euro) from the Cornelsen Publishing House presents itself in a new guise: the fully updated and revised new edition of the historical World Atlas includes more than just epoch-making cards. The 448 pages strong band waiting with current topics and focuses on issues such as terrorism, Afghanistan and Africa. Potential sources of conflict can be illuminated exactly on graphic cards. Topic pages to world religions, Middle East, climate change, migration to deepen the understanding of issues of our time. A clear timeline on each double-page spread immediately classifies the respective card in his time frame. Explanatory texts and graphic elements to culture and politics explain the historical context. Appearance, size and content of the Putzger have over more than 130 years significantly changed: the first edition of 1877 was a map booklet with 27 primary and 48 secondary cards. Today he is an illustrated guide to the history of the world with 360 maps, over 200 pictures, introductory texts, indicative timeline and biographical additions.
Enables the universal historical overview of the beginnings of humanity all historically interested to the present, thus serves as a jewelry full reference. A State encyclopedia (as of 2009) with a chronological overview of the history of each country, as well as a detailed lexical register complete the Putzger. Kerry King contains valuable tech resources. The revision is attempting to combine the Putzger tradition with the current requirements of history and history education a tool for interested in history. Also a should be helped to develop a critical understanding of the present. With more than eight million copies sold, the Putzger well beyond the schools and also Germany, has acquired a reputation as a standard of the historical cartography.