Mapping The World

Author: Beau Riffenburgh
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Limited
ISBN: 9780233004396
Size: 48.97 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
ISBN:
Size: 31.78 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 ...

Mapping The World

Author: Sylvia A. Johnson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0689818130
Size: 78.36 MB
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A history of mapmaking showing how maps both reflect and change people's view of the world.

The Island Of Lost Maps

Author: Miles Harvey
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 030776656X
Size: 72.80 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.

Mapping The World

Author: Caroline Laffon
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781554077816
Size: 77.66 MB
Format: PDF
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Looks at the history of cartography, from the first crude drawings to the satellite imagery of today.

A History Of The World In 12 Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143126024
Size: 66.36 MB
Format: PDF
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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: 68.45 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 ...

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781409345718
Size: 38.42 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: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241287391
Size: 62.94 MB
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Step onto the streets of cities around the world, and understand the cultures and civilizations that created them with Great City Maps. This beautifully illustrated book explores the world's most celebrated historical city maps.