A History Of The World In 12 Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143126024
Size: 15.90 MB
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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 Twelve Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Viking Adult
ISBN: 9780670023394
Size: 80.85 MB
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A survey of twelve maps from ancient Greece to Google Earth examines how they have influenced how the world is seen, revealing how historical geographical depictions were subject to deliberate manipulations to promote a range of special ...

Mapping The World

Author: Ralph E. Ehrenberg
Publisher: Natl Geographic Society
ISBN:
Size: 40.46 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 ...

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465435611
Size: 50.17 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.

A History Of The World In 100 Objects

Author: Neil MacGregor
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141966831
Size: 26.91 MB
Format: PDF
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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 ...

History Of The World In Maps

Author: Times Atlases
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780008147792
Size: 39.17 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.

Prisoners Of Geography

Author: Tim Marshall
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501121472
Size: 49.59 MB
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First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Elliott and Thompson Limited.

The Sultan And The Queen

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0525428828
Size: 58.42 MB
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First published in Great Britain in 2016 as This Orient isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic world.

Righteous Dopefiend

Author: Philippe I. Bourgois
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520230880
Size: 35.80 MB
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Explores the world of homelessness and drug addiction in contemporary United States, discussing such themes as violence, race relations, sexuality, family trauma, social inequality, and power relations.

A History Of Canada In Ten Maps

Author: Adam Shoalts
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143194003
Size: 70.47 MB
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Combining storytelling, cartography, geography, archaeology and of course history, this book shows us Canada in a way we've never seen it before.