Mapping The World

Author: Beau Riffenburgh
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Limited
ISBN: 9780233004396
Size: 33.69 MB
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Tells the story of the philosophers, travellers, artists, and scientists who contributed to the history of cartography, from prehistoric cave paintings to NASA Landsat maps in the twenty-first century.

Mapping The World

Author: Ralph E. Ehrenberg
Publisher: Natl Geographic Society
ISBN:
Size: 19.98 MB
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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 ...

The World Through Maps

Author: John R. Short
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781552978115
Size: 53.61 MB
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The author explores the colorful history of mapmaking, taking readers on a fascinating tour of the ideas and idealism that influenced cartography, from the Greeks who used information gleaned from Alexander the Great's conquests to improve ...

A History Of The World In Twelve Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846145708
Size: 38.20 MB
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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.

The Island Of Lost Maps

Author: Miles Harvey
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 030776656X
Size: 30.10 MB
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The Island of Lost Maps tells the story of a curious crime spree: the theft of scores of valuable centuries-old maps from some of the most prominent research libraries in the United States and Canada.

Mapping The World

Author: Sylvia A. Johnson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0689818130
Size: 52.50 MB
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A history of mapmaking showing how maps both reflect and change people's view of the world.

Mapping The Nation

Author: Susan Schulten
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226740706
Size: 44.68 MB
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In Mapping the Nation, Susan Schulten charts how maps of epidemic disease, slavery, census statistics, the environment, and the past demonstrated the analytical potential of cartography, and in the process transformed the very meaning of a ...

Great City Maps

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241287391
Size: 28.97 MB
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Step onto the streets of cities around the world, and understand the cultures and civilizations that created them with Great City Maps. This beautifully illustrated book explores the world's most celebrated historical city maps.

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 16.86 MB
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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 ...

On The Map

Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: Gotham Books
ISBN: 1592407803
Size: 19.91 MB
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Examines the pivotal relationship between mapping and civilization, demonstrating the unique ways that maps relate and realign history, and shares engaging cartography stories and map lore.