A History Of The World In Twelve Maps

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

A History Of The World In 12 Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143126024
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An engaging survey of 12 maps from Ancient Greece to Google Earth examines how they have had a profound influence on how the world is seen, revealing how historical geographical depictions were subject to deliberate manipulations to promote ...

A History Of The World In 12 Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101637994
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In this scintillating book, Jerry Brotton examines the significance of 12 maps - from the almost mystical representations of ancient history to the satellite-derived imagery of today.

A History Of The World In Twelve Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846145708
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Readers of this book's title mightbesurprisedtoseeitsaffinity with Neil MacGregor's
A History oftheWorldin100Objects (2010). Should anyone think that I am taking
my admiration for MacGregor's wonderful book a little too far, I should perhaps ...

This Orient Isle

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241004039
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This Orient Isle shows that England's relations with the Muslim world were far more extensive, and often more amicable, than we have appreciated, and that their influence was felt across the political, commercial and domestic landscape of ...

Great Maps

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

The Sea And Civilization

Author: Lincoln Paine
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782393579
Size: 67.45 MB
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A monumental, wholly accessible work of scholarship that retells human history through the story of mankind's relationship with the sea.

History Of The World In Maps

Author: Times Atlases
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780008147792
Size: 41.30 MB
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In this time, cartography has not only kept pace with these changes, but has often driven them. In this beautiful book, over 70 maps give a visual representation of the history of the world.

A History Of The World In 100 Objects

Author: Neil MacGregor
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141966831
Size: 51.57 MB
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This book takes a dramatically original approach to the history of humanity, using objects which previous civilisations have left behind them, often accidentally, as prisms through which we can explore past worlds and the lives of the men ...

Trading Territories

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 9781861890115
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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 ...