Maphead

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167184
Size: 31.11 MB
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Traces the history of mapmaking while offering insight into the role of cartography in human civilization and sharing anecdotes about the cultural arenas frequented by map enthusiasts.

Maphead

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167192
Size: 38.51 MB
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Maphead recounts his lifelong love affair with geography and explores why maps have always been so fascinating to him and to fellow enthusiasts everywhere.

Maphead

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167176
Size: 20.64 MB
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Traces the history of mapmaking while offering insight into the role of cartography in human civilization and sharing anecdotes about the cultural arenas frequented by map enthusiasts.

Because I Said So

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476706964
Size: 76.34 MB
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Draws on medical case histories, scientific findings, and personal research by the author to separate myth from fact and debunk a vast array of parental edicts.

Brainiac

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Villard
ISBN: 9781588365521
Size: 15.84 MB
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Uproarious, silly, engaging, and erudite, this book is an irresistible celebration of nostalgia, curiosity, and nerdy obsession–in a word, trivia. * The koala ** Venus *** Albert Brooks From the Hardcover edition.

The Map Thief

Author: Michael Blanding
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698156986
Size: 65.43 MB
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The story of an infamous crime, a revered map dealer with an unsavory secret, and the ruthless subculture that consumed him Maps have long exerted a special fascination on viewers—both as beautiful works of art and as practical tools to ...

Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007382006
Size: 69.43 MB
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The dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a Foreword by Neil Armstrong.

On The Map

Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: Gotham Books
ISBN: 1592407803
Size: 22.33 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.

Maps And Geography

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442473290
Size: 25.51 MB
Format: PDF
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Discover the fun facts about the world and become a master of geography with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.

U S Presidents

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442473339
Size: 50.28 MB
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With this book about U.S. Presidents, you’ll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with clever facts: Did you know that Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a national holiday?