Maphead

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167184
Size: 43.26 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: 33.57 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: 25.69 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: 28.13 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.

Maps And Geography

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442473290
Size: 34.65 MB
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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.

Brainiac

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Villard Books
ISBN: 0812974999
Size: 30.44 MB
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The competitor who became the longest running champion on Jeopardy! offers an entertaining look at the human fascination with trivia, from the pop culture of the past to such modern-day phenomena as Trivial Pursuit, that celebrates the ...

The Map Thief

Author: Michael Blanding
Publisher: Gotham Books
ISBN: 1592408176
Size: 51.80 MB
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Draws on exclusive interviews with confessed rare-map thief E. Forbes Smiley to document his high-stakes experiences with mercenary explorers and mapmakers, offering insight into the cutthroat map trade while investigating allegations of ...

The Trivia Lover S Guide To The World

Author: Gary Fuller
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 144221404X
Size: 67.23 MB
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Both enjoyable and enlightening, this book challenges today’s global generation to truly get to know their world.

Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007382006
Size: 72.13 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.

Why Geography Matters More Than Ever

Author: Harm de Blij
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199913749
Size: 65.48 MB
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"This work was first published by Oxford University Press in 2005 as Why Geography Matters: Three Challenges Facing America."