Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 79.97 MB
Format: PDF
View: 7221
Download Read Online
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 City Maps

Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465459065
Size: 70.65 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 6629
Download Read Online
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: 10.61 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 5552
Download Read Online
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: 78.78 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 7138
Download Read Online
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.

The Phantom Atlas

Author: Edward Brooke-Hitching
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471159477
Size: 35.70 MB
Format: PDF
View: 860
Download Read Online
This book is a collection of striking antique maps that display the most erroneous cartography, with each illustration accompanied by the story behind it.

Maps Of War

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1844864634
Size: 49.13 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 3835
Download Read Online
Using contemporary maps, this sumptuous new volume covers the history of the mapping of war on land and shows the way in which maps provide a guide to the history of war.

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 49.30 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 6049
Download Read Online
Dorling Kindersley would like to thank the following people for their assistance
with this book: Smithsonian reviewer, Jim Harle, map curator volunteer, National
... The publisher would specially like to thank the following people for their help in
providing DK with images: Luca Giarelli for the Bedolina ... Map Reproduction
Courtesy of the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library: (c)
.

Trading Territories

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 9781861890115
Size: 20.50 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 7709
Download Read Online
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 ...

Knowledge Encyclopedia

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1409350282
Size: 44.80 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 2868
Download Read Online
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.