Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465435611
Size: 39.61 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: 70.57 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 Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 75.24 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 City Maps

Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465459065
Size: 21.50 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: Viking Adult
ISBN: 9780670023394
Size: 17.15 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 ...

A History Of The World In 12 Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143126024
Size: 39.74 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 ...

Trading Territories

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 9781861890115
Size: 31.98 MB
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In this generously illustrated book, Jerry Brotton documents the dramatic changes in the nature of geographical representation which took place during the sixteenth century, and suggests that they tell us a great deal about the ...

The Curious Map Book

Author: Ashley Baynton-Williams
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780712356190
Size: 37.21 MB
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In this book, an expert cartographic researcher uncovers 100 curious, entertaining maps, drawn mainly from the unrivalled map collection in the British Library.

Picturepedia

Author: Dk Publishing
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9781465438287
Size: 46.62 MB
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Shares information on a range of topics, including space, nature, and sports, to provide readers with facts that range from how hurricanes form and where the vikings raided to Earth's biggest volcano and most poisonous mushroom.