Mapping The World

Author: Beau Riffenburgh
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Limited
ISBN: 9780233004396
Size: 23.97 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
Size: 25.69 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: 15.86 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: 22.29 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.

The World Through Maps

Author: John R. Short
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781552978115
Size: 63.22 MB
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The author explores the colorful history of mapmaking, taking readers on a fascinating tour of the ideas and idealism that influenced cartography, from the Greeks who used information gleaned from Alexander the Great's conquests to improve ...

Mapping The World With Art

Author: Ellen Johnston McHenry
ISBN: 9780982537701
Size: 63.68 MB
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An educational curriculum for grades 5-10 that teaches you to draw the world from memory using 50 easy step-by-step drawing lessons.

Mapping The Nation

Author: Susan Schulten
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226740706
Size: 59.27 MB
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In Mapping the Nation, Susan Schulten charts how maps of epidemic disease, slavery, census statistics, the environment, and the past demonstrated the analytical potential of cartography, and in the process transformed the very meaning of a ...

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 13.13 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 ...

Mapping The World

Author: Caroline Laffon
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781554077816
Size: 73.33 MB
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Looks at the history of cartography, from the first crude drawings to the satellite imagery of today.

Maps Of The Imagination

Author: Peter Turchi
Publisher: Trinity University Press
ISBN: 1595340947
Size: 77.51 MB
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In Maps of the Imagination, Peter Turchi posits the idea that maps help people understand where they are in the world in the same way that literature, whether realistic or experimental, attempts to explain human realities.