Mapping The World

Author: Ralph E. Ehrenberg
Publisher: Natl Geographic Society
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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: Beau Riffenburgh
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Limited
ISBN: 9780233004396
Size: 61.76 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.

The World Through Maps

Author: John R. Short
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781552978115
Size: 50.25 MB
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The author explores the colorful history of mapmaking, taking readers on a fascinating tour of the ideas and idealism that influenced cartography, from the Greeks who used information gleaned from Alexander the Great's conquests to improve ...

A History Of The World In Twelve Maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846145708
Size: 39.32 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 Story Of Maps

Author: Lloyd Arnold Brown
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486238733
Size: 68.86 MB
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The historical coverage of this volume is immense: from the first two centuries A.D. — Strabo and Ptolemy — through the end of the 19th century, with some discussion of 20th-century developments. 86 illustrations.

The Island Of Lost Maps

Author: Miles Harvey
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 030776656X
Size: 28.61 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.

Die Macht Der Geographie

Author: Tim Marshall
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423428562
Size: 27.48 MB
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Russland, China, die USA, Europa, Afrika, Lateinamerika, der Nahe Osten, Indien und Pakistan, Japan und Korea, die Arktis und Grönland: In zehn Kapiteln zeigt Tim Marshall, wie die Geographie die Weltpolitik beeinflusst und beeinflusst hat ...

L Ngengrad

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 3827072360
Size: 23.85 MB
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John Harrison, ein schottischer Uhrmacher, setzte sich ein ehrgeiziges und unmöglich erscheinendes Ziel: eine Methode zu ersinnen, die es Seeleuten ermöglicht, den genauen Längengrad ihrer Position auf See zu bestimmen. Über vierzig ...

Early Mapping Of The Pacific

Author: Thomas Suarez
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462906974
Size: 24.69 MB
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This gorgeous edition presents nearly 300 rare Asia maps and early prints, compiled by expert Thomas Suarez.

History Of Cartography

Author: Leo Bagrow
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 1412825180
Size: 23.79 MB
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This expanded second edition of Bagrow and Skelton's History of Cartography marks the reappearance of this seminal work after a hiatus of nearly a half century.