Map: Exploring the World (Midi Format)

Author(s): John Hessler (Introduction by); Phaidon Editors


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


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  • : 9781838660642
  • : Phaidon Press Limited
  • : Phaidon Press Ltd
  • : 0.3
  • : December 2019
  • : ---length:- '24.5'width:- '21'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Hessler (Introduction by); Phaidon Editors
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 912.09
  • : 352