A History Of The World In Twelve Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846145708
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Jerry Brotton is the presenter of the acclaimed BBC4 series 'Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession'. Here he tells the story of our world through maps.

A History Of The World In 12 Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143126024
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An engaging survey of 12 maps from Ancient Greece to Google Earth examines how they have had a profound influence on how the world is seen, revealing how historical geographical depictions were subject to deliberate manipulations to promote ...

A History Of The World In 12 Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101637994
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In this scintillating book, Jerry Brotton examines the significance of 12 maps - from the almost mystical representations of ancient history to the satellite-derived imagery of today.

A History Of The World In Twelve Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846145708
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Readers of this book's title mightbesurprisedtoseeitsaffinity with Neil MacGregor's
A History oftheWorldin100Objects (2010). Should anyone think that I am taking
my admiration for MacGregor's wonderful book a little too far, I should perhaps ...

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
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In Great Maps, author and historian Jerry Brotton tells the hidden story behind more than 60 of the most significant maps from around the world, picking out key features, stories, and techniques in rich visual detail to reveal the inner ...

Mapping The World

Author: Ralph E. Ehrenberg
Publisher: Natl Geographic Society
ISBN:
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With more than one hundred maps and other illustrations and an introduction and commentary by Ralph E. Ehrenberg, former Chief of the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress, this book tells a fascinating story of geographic ...

This Orient Isle

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241004039
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This Orient Isle shows that England's relations with the Muslim world were far more extensive, and often more amicable, than we have appreciated, and that their influence was felt across the political, commercial and domestic landscape of ...

The Sea And Civilization

Author: Lincoln Paine
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782393579
Size: 11.61 MB
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A monumental, wholly accessible work of scholarship that retells human history through the story of mankind's relationship with the sea.

A History Of The World In Six Glasses

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Anchor Canada
ISBN: 0307375110
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What is the relationship between coffee and revolution? And how did Coca-Cola become the number one poster-product for globalization decades before the term was even coined? From the Hardcover edition.

A History Of The World

Author: Andrew Marr
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0230767532
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For ‘the better we understand how rulers lose touch with reality, or why revolutions produce dictators more often than they produce happiness, or why some parts of the world are richer than others, the easier it is to understand our own ...