Map - Exploring the World (Midi) by Phiadon Editors

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A compelling exploration of the ways that humans have mapped the world throughout history - now in a compact new edition.

Map: Exploring the World brings together more than 250 fascinating examples of maps from the birth of cartography to today's cutting-edge digital maps and reflects the many reasons people make maps - to find their way, to assert ownership, to encourage settlement, or to show political power.

Carefully chosen by an international panel of experts and arranged to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, it features maps by the greatest names in cartography and lesser-known creators, as well as rare maps from indigenous cultures around the world.

Introduction by John W. Hessler, a Specialist in Computational Geography and Geographic Information Science at the Library of Congress. A Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in London, he is the author of more than 100 books and articles.

  • Hardback
  • 352 pages
  • English
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 3.5 x 25.4 cm
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