Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 40.51 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: 25.62 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: 32.70 MB
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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: 42.62 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

Antique Maps

Author: Carl Moreland
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714829548
Size: 38.18 MB
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A beautiful edition in itself, this timeless volume evokes the elegance of maps from the past and the charm of all the distant places they suggest, to show them not only as historical artefacts but also as works of art.

Great Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241186757
Size: 67.99 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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)
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Knowledge Encyclopedia

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1409350282
Size: 65.43 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: 71.72 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

On The Map

Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: Gotham Books
ISBN: 1592407803
Size: 20.40 MB
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Examines the pivotal relationship between mapping and civilization, demonstrating the unique ways that maps relate and realign history, and shares engaging cartography stories and map lore.