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
Size: 71.97 MB
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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 ...

A History Of The World In 100 Objects

Author: Neil MacGregor
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141966831
Size: 19.86 MB
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This book takes a dramatically original approach to the history of humanity, using objects which previous civilisations have left behind them, often accidentally, as prisms through which we can explore past worlds and the lives of the men ...

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 79.27 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A History Of The World In 6 Glasses

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802718594
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A History of the World in 6 Glasses tells the story of humanity from the Stone Age to the 21st century through the lens of beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and cola.

The Sea And Civilization

Author: Lincoln Paine
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782393579
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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.