Mapping the history of an iconic American city

Few American cities possess a history as long, rich, and fascinating as Boston’s. The Atlas of Boston History traces the city’s history and geography from the last ice age to the present with beautifully rendered maps.

Available October 2019


Look Inside the Atlas

View samples of the fifty-seven stunning full-color spreads, capturing all aspects of Boston’s past.

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About the Atlas

Edited by historian Nancy S. Seasholes, this landmark volume captures all aspects of Boston’s past. Each section features newly created thematic maps that focus on topics and moments in that history.

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