When Oxford's Atlas of the World first appeared it was widely praised for the beauty and accuracy of its maps and for its wealth of geographical information.Booklist hailed it as "one of the most current atlases available today... Its well-designed format and superior use of map colors make Oxford'sAtlas of the World an appropriate selection for junior and senior high schools as well as public and academic libraries." And theNew York Times Book Review called it "a veritable encyclopedia of geographic and demographic information, profusely illustrated with multicolored maps and graphs."
Now completely updated, the Fifth Edition of Oxford's Atlas of the World remains the most comprehensive and informative atlas available anywhere. The completely revised "Introduction to World Geography" is packed with colorful charts and graphs covering topics from refugee movements and global conflicts to ocean floor topography and climate patterns. Add to that the exquisitely designed full color maps Oxford is known for, and it is clearly the ideal atlas for any home, school, or library.show more