Monika Barget, Assistant Professor of History at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, selected the book Nouvel Atlas des Enfans. In her exploration of the 1793 edition of the book, Monika reveals the rich tapestry of historical insights that this book offers. Find out why this book is especially important for Monika’s research and teaching, while Monika also explains the link between the history of teaching and Problem-Based Learning (PBL) within our university. Additionally, delve into the beautiful collection of 24 maps featured in this rare book.

Special Collections

The 1793 edition of the book Nouvel Atlas des Enfans forms part of the University Library’s Special Collections. Are you interested in exploring more about our Special Collections or would you like information on how to use the books in the Special Collections for education and research? Visit the Special Collections page.

The series

In the series Talking about books, enthusiastic readers and authors promote their favourite book. Watch the video’s in this series and discover books you did not yet know of. Every 6 to 8 weeks, a new video will be uploaded to the UM Library YouTube channel.