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Carthage
Carthage We Have Seen How, Protected In Various Ways, Early Civilizations Had Peace To Develop. The Geographic Conditions Both Gave The Protection And Controlled The Direction Which The Energies Of The People Should Take, On The One Hand By Determining The Line Of Least Resist Ance, And On The Other ...

Coal The Greaterland
Coal : The Greater Land Distributions : The United States New World Was Not So Favourably Situated As The Old For The Development On The Spot Of An Early Civilization, And So There Is No Land Like Egypt. But Though The Geographical Conditions Remain Unchanged, They May Control The Course ...

Contrast Between Sea And
Contrast Between Sea And Land : Highland And Lowland: Rome Next Stage In The History Of The World Is One Which [s Far More Complex In Its Causes Than Any We Have Yet Considered. It Is Not A Single Group Of Geographical Conditions Which We Must Now Notice, But A ...

Germany
Germany There Remains Yet The North Central Area Of Penin Sular Europe, Which Is Roughly Germany. Here The Geo Graphical Conditions Are Most Complex, And Naturally The Historical Conditions Are Not Less So. (i) The Most Obvious Geographical Fact Is That The Area Is Central, And Not Central Merely In ...

Greece
Greece The People With Whose Homes We Are Concerned Are Those Who In Later Times Called Themselves Hellenes, But Whom We Call Greeks. The Home Of These Hellenes Was Hellas, Or, As We Would Say, Greece. Wherever Greeks Were, There Was Hellas, And It Is Hellas With Which We Have ...

Russia
Russia The Last Two Chapters We Have Seen How The Dis Covery Of The Ocean Stimulated The Minds Of Those Who Dwelt On The Outer Rim Of Europe, And How Those Peoples Were Enabled To Utilize The Advantages Afforded By The Discovery, So That The Natural Units Bordering The Ocean ...

The African Grasslands Spheres
The African Grasslands : Spheres Of Influence It Is Now Evident How The General Course Of History In Europe And Asia Has Been Controlled By The Geo Graphical Conditions, And Specially How Three Types Of Civilization Have Gradually Been Evolved On The Margin Of The Great Plain. In All The ...

The Desert Thebeginnings
The Desert : The Beginnings Of History : Egypt We Have Seen That History Has Been Controlled By Geographical Factors In The Sense That, Owing To Dis Tributions Of Heat And Moisture, Life Is Possible In Some Places On The Earth's Surface Rather Than In Others. We Have Now To ...

The Future Possibilities
The Future Possibilities The Previous Chapters We Have Traced Out The Important Steps By Which The Conditions Of The Modern World Have Gradually Been Evolved. These Conditions Have Been Viewed As The Outcome Of The Control Exercised By Geography On Man In His Attempts To Obtain And Use More And ...

The Land Of Rivers
The Land Of Rivers: China Seems Perfectly Natural That The History Which Starts With Egypt Should Have Developed Just As It Has Done ; That Man, By Learning To Control Such Energy As I's Possible In Europe, Should Have Developed The Type Of Civilization We Call Western. Let Us Now ...

The New World History
The New World: History Before Columbus: Spanish America We Have Seen How Three Types Of Civilization Have Been Evolved On The Outer Margin Of That Great Central Plain Which Has Affected Them All. The Men Of Europe, In Their Endeavour To Acquire And Save More Energy, Made Direct Contact With ...

The Oases Mohammedanism In
The Oases: Mohammedanism In The Last Chapter We Have Seen How The Great Plain Has Affected The Course Of History. There Is Another Steppeland, Not So Great But Still Of Large Size. This Also Has Affected The Course Of History, But Because Of The Differences Of The Geographical Conditions It ...

The Ocean Oceanempire
The Ocean : Ocean Empire : Britain Obvious Difference Between Britain And Other Lands Which We Have Already Considered Is That Britain Alone Is An Island, Or Pair Of Islands, Of A Fair Size, Capable Of Supporting A Considerable Population. There Are, However, Other Geographical Conditions Which Must Be Considered ...

The Ocean Oceanpower
The Ocean : Ocean Power : Holland And France We Have Seen That The Advantage Which Water Traffic Possesses Over Land Traffic Lies In The Fact That Goods Can Be Carried Long Distances Far More Cheaply By The Former Than By The Latter. Now Iberia May Face The Open Ocean, ...

The Ocean Thediscovery
The Ocean : The Discovery : Iberia Shape Of The Earth Has Always Been Of Importance In History, Because The Distribution Of Heat And Cold, Rain And Drought, Forest And Grassland, Depends Funda Mentally On The Way In Which The Earth Rotates On Its Axis, And On Its Attitude With ...

The Plain Invading Tribes
The Plain: Invading Tribes Course Of History Traced So Far, Has In Its Main Fea Tures Been Due To The Control And Stimulus Exerted On Man By Two Geographical Factors, The Desert And The Sea, Each Acting As A Protection To Communities So Simply Organized As Not At First To ...

The Warm Land India
The Warm Land : India As A Preparation For Further Work, We Survey What We Have Already Noticed, It Is Seen That We Have Traced Out The Growth Of Two Civilizations, Each Affecting A Quarter Of The Population Of The World—one In Europe, The Other In China ; The One ...