Map Assembling The World In An Image

Author: Phaidon Editors
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714869445
Size: 21.48 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.

Connectography

Author: Parag Khanna
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812988566
Size: 42.43 MB
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In Connectography, visionary strategist Parag Khanna travels from Ukraine to Iran, Mongolia to North Korea, Pakistan to Nigeria, and across the Arctic Circle and the South China Sea to explain the rapid and unprecedented changes affecting ...

A World Transformed

Author: Lisa Deam
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1625642830
Size: 39.82 MB
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In A World Transformed, Lisa Deam takes us on an incredible journey through medieval maps. Despite their curious appearance, these maps, as Deam shows, are surprisingly modern.

On The Map

Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: Gotham Books
ISBN: 1592407803
Size: 24.54 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.

The Curious Map Book

Author: Ashley Baynton-Williams
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022623729X
Size: 19.84 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.

A History Of The World In Twelve Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846145708
Size: 27.60 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.

Plant Exploring The Botanical World

Author: Phaidon Editors
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714871486
Size: 75.53 MB
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Carefully selected by an international panel of experts and arranged in a uniquely structured sequence to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, this stunning compilation of botanically themed images includes iconic work by ...

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 72.39 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 ...

Atlas Obscura

Author: Joshua Foer
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 076118967X
Size: 77.27 MB
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Talk about a bucket list: here are natural wonders—the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South Africa that's so large it has a pub inside where 15 people can drink comfortably.