Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 80.88 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 ...

Great City Maps

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241287391
Size: 36.77 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.

A History Of The World In Twelve Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846145708
Size: 21.30 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 Curious Map Book

Author: Ashley Baynton-Williams
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022623729X
Size: 16.18 MB
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With The Curious Map Book, Ashley Baynton-Williams gathers an amazing, chronologically ordered variety of cartographic gems, mainly from the vast collection of the British Library.

The Phantom Atlas

Author: Edward Brooke-Hitching
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471159477
Size: 15.99 MB
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This book is a collection of striking antique maps that display the most erroneous cartography, with each illustration accompanied by the story behind it.

Great City Maps

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241287391
Size: 24.18 MB
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Smithsonian reviewer, Jim Harle, map curator volunteer, National Museum of
Natural History; Sam Kennedy, Kate ... The publisher would specially like to thank
the following people for their help in providing DK with images: Massimo De ...

Knowledge Encyclopedia

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1409350282
Size: 49.61 MB
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From 3D images of the sun and the inside of a shark to a 3D DNA strand and a model of Shakespeare's globe, this is an amazing visual introduction to every aspect of human knowledge.

Maps Of War

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1844864634
Size: 67.16 MB
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Using contemporary maps, this sumptuous new volume covers the history of the mapping of war on land and shows the way in which maps provide a guide to the history of war.

Ancient Perspectives

Author: Richard J. A. Talbert
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226789373
Size: 25.26 MB
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Even though none of these civilizations devised the means to measure time or distance with precision, they still conceptualized their surroundings, natural and man-made, near and far, and felt the urge to record them by inventive means that ...

Map Assembling The World In An Image

Author: Phaidon Editors
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714869445
Size: 33.57 MB
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The book's unique arrangement, with the maps organized in complimentary or contrasting pairs, reveals how the history of our attempts to make flat representations of the world has been full of beauty, ingenuity and innovation.