This useful overview of European history introduces the major events from 1815 to 2000. With over 50 colour maps and sections taking the reader from 1980 to the dawn of the Millenium, it covers a range of issues from population growth to the conflict in the former Yugoslavia. This is a companion volume to "The New Penguin Atlas of Ancient History", "The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History" and "The Penguin Atlas of Modern History (to 1815)"
Colin McEvedy is the author of The Penguin Atlas of Ancient History; The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History; The Penguin Atlas of Recent History (Europe Since 1815) and The Penguin Atlas of North American History. He lives in London W6.