Mapping The World

Author: Beau Riffenburgh
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Limited
ISBN: 9780233004396
Size: 45.76 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: 80.28 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 ...

A History Of The World In Twelve Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846145708
Size: 49.58 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: 22.59 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.

Great City Maps

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241287391
Size: 21.83 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.

Mapping The World

Author: Caroline Laffon
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781554077816
Size: 78.68 MB
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Looks at the history of cartography, from the first crude drawings to the satellite imagery of today.

The Men Who Mapped The World

Author: Beau Riffenburgh
Publisher: Carlton Books Limited
ISBN: 9781847328779
Size: 47.26 MB
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Includes 17 facsimile maps folded in pockets throughout book.

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 21.68 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 ...

Trading Territories

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 9781861890115
Size: 13.90 MB
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Rather than the development of early maps being shaped by disinterested intellectual pursuits, Trading Territories argues that trade, diplomacy, and financial speculation played the most essential role. “In this outstanding study of maps ...

Map Assembling The World In An Image

Author: Phaidon Editors
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714869445
Size: 32.98 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.