Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 34.27 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 ...

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465435611
Size: 59.44 MB
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The latest in a lavishly illustrated DK series about masterpieces, this fascinating book tells the stories behind great maps and reveals how they have helped people to make sense of their world.

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781409345718
Size: 58.26 MB
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You'll discover the story behind each map, why it was created, who it was for and how it was achieved and uncover how maps draw together navigation, propaganda, power, art and politics.

Great City Maps

Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465459065
Size: 69.22 MB
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The book's unrivaled reproduction of these fascinating and intricate documents provides graphic close-ups and reveals more than just pure geography-it offers insight into the cultures and beliefs of the great civilizations that gave rise to ...

A History Of The World In Twelve Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846145708
Size: 52.22 MB
Format: PDF
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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 Curious Map Book

Author: Ashley Baynton-Williams
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022623729X
Size: 77.14 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.

Knowledge Encyclopedia

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1409350282
Size: 80.51 MB
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From 3D images of the sun and the inside of a shark to a 3D DNA strand and a model of Shakespeare's globe, this is an amazing visual introduction to every aspect of human knowledge.

Timelines Of History

Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0756689457
Size: 25.40 MB
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Timelines of History begins with the emergence of our earliest African ancestors and takes the reader through the history of cultures and nations around the world to arrive at the present day-the beginning of a new millennium.

Mapping The World

Author: Ralph E. Ehrenberg
Publisher: Natl Geographic Society
ISBN:
Size: 22.10 MB
Format: PDF
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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 ...

Map Assembling The World In An Image

Author: Phaidon Editors
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714869445
Size: 18.67 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.