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World History: Maps

This guide covers general or world history.

Online historical maps

Old Maps Online
The OldMapsOnline Portal is an easy-to-use gateway to historical maps in libraries around the world.

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection

 David Rumsey Collection:

WWW Virtual Library Historical Maps

Wikipedia: Arno Peters (

The Peters Projection - an area accurate map (

Google Earth (

Worldmapper (

UCL: Mapping the East End Labyrinth (


For historical atlases check the atlas cases in Perkins Reference or search the catalog using the keywords historical atlas with a  geographic area.

A good general Historical Atlas is The Times Atlas of World History