To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps That Changed the World

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To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps That Changed the World
  • Jeremy Harwood
Brand: Brand: David n Charles
Edition: First Edition
  • Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN: 1582974640
Item Dimensions: 11.68 x 10.1 x 0.77 inches
Label: David & Charles
  • English (Published)
  • English (Original Language)
  • English (Unknown)
Manufacturer: David & Charles
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 192
Package Dimensions: 11.6 x 9.9 x 0.8 inches 2.85 pounds
Package Quantity: 1
Publication Date: 2006-10-27
Publisher: David & Charles
Studio: David & Charles
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"Illustrated with one hundred of the world's most beautiful and fascinating maps An expert author and consulting team deliver a rich and authoritative history of cartography

This thought-provoking history of cartography focuses on 100 key maps that changed human understanding of the world around us, changed the course of map-making itself, or directly influenced the path of history. It reveals how different peoples have observed and represented their world through the ages and explores the human fascination with maps. It addresses how maps have been used for navigation, exploration, wartime propaganda and planning, and to project national goals. Informative, insightful and absorbing, To the Ends of the Earth is a fascinating book that will appeal to scholars, lovers of history, collectors, and anyone who is interested in maps."