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Stanfords General Map of the World (Colour) Maxi Poster

Poster
by Maxi Posters
Brighten up your wall with this beautiful reproduction of Stanford's vintage political world map. Originally published in 1921, our political world map showed the then newly-independent European nations, Britain's imperial possessions and post-WWI League of Nations mandates. Other features include the world's largest rivers, major railway lines and principal international shipping routes, including ...
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The Globetrotter: Victorian Excursions in India, China and Japan

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by Miller, Amy
In the mid-nineteenth century, as new routes opened up, a new generation of travellers embarked on excursions to India, China and Japan. Globetrotters - leisure tourists with a keen interest in experiencing authentic culture - flocked to the East, casting aside preconceptions and gravitating towards what they hoped to be the unchanged landscapes and traditions of Eastern cultures.
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The Elite: The Story of Special Forces - From Ancient Sparta to the Gulf War

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by Fiennes, Ranulph
Inspired by the heroic war time escapades of his father, as well as drawing on his own experiences in the special forces, acclaimed adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes thrillingly explores the history of elite military units, from ancient Sparta to the War on Terror.
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A Planet of 3 Billion: Mapping Humanity's Long History of Ecological Destruction and Finding Our Way to a Resilient Future - A Global Citizen's Guide to Saving the Planet

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by Tucker, Christopher Kevin
How many people can the Earth support? Tucker makes the case that the Earth’s 'carrying capacity' is limited to 3 billion humans, and that humanity’s century long binge has incurred an unsustainable ecological debt that must be paid down promptly, or else cataclysm awaits. Given that our species has already surpassed 7.5 billion, and is fast approaching 9 billion or more, this is an audacious claim that eve...
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Airline Maps: A Century of Art and Design

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by Ovenden, Mark
A celebratory look back at one hundred years of passenger flight, featuring full-colour reproductions of route maps and posters from the world's most iconic airlines
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The A-Z History of London

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by Parker, Philip
For the last century A-Z maps have been the trusted and reliable source of mapping for Londoners. As the face of London has changed so have the maps. 'History of Britain in Maps' author, Philip Parker, will outline these changes and reveal how the city has changed over the last one hundred years in this beautiful coffee table book.
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The Mapmakers - A History of Stanfords

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by Peter Whitfield
We are proud to sell this wonderful book, as The Mapmakers is quite literally, all about us. One of London’s best known specialist shops, we have been trading, in Charing Cross and now Covent Garden, for more than 150 years and we are famous all over the world as a premier supplier of maps and geographical books.
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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

by Harari, Yuval Noah
'Sapiens' showed us where we came from. 'Homo Deus' looked to the future. '21 Lessons for the 21st Century' explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through toda...
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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

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by Tim Marshall
All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to understand world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements... but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture.
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Talking Maps

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by Brotton, Jerry
Every map tells a story. Some provide a narrative for travellers, explorers and surveyors or offer a visual account of changes to people's lives, places and spaces, while others tell imaginary tales, transporting us to fictional worlds created by writers and artists. In turn, maps generate more stories, taking users on new journeys in search of knowledge and adventure.
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Power & the People: Five Lessons from the Birthplace of Democracy

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by Scott, Alev
Democracy was born in Athens. From its founding myths to its golden age and its chaotic downfall, it's rich with lessons for our own times.
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Silk Roads: Peoples, Cultures, Landscapes

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by Whitfield, Susan
As world powers realign their cultural, economic and political outlooks, there is no better time to consider how Afro-Eurasia's complex network of ancient trade routes - which spanned the vastness of the steppe, vertiginous mountain ranges, fertile river plains and forbidding deserts across the continents and on to the seas beyond - fostered economic activity and cultural, political and technological commun...
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Countries of the World in Minutes

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by Field, Jacob F.
The Countries of the World in Minutes is the quickest way to understand the modern world and every country in it. For each of the 195 officially recognised countries of the world, a mini-essay clearly and concisely explains its key history, characteristics and social and political structures. Alongside, an outline map shows each country's global location, main geographic features and capital city, whilst...
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Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2019

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by Benson, Tim
A hilarious companion to the year’s political turmoil, featuring the work of Martin Rowson, Steve Bell, Peter Brookes, Nicola Jennings and many more . . .
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Edinburgh: Johnston's Map of 1893

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Reproduction of “Johnston’s Plan of Edinburgh, Leith, Portobello and Environs, constructed from the latest surveys with additions by the local surveyors of these towns by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh & London, 1893”.
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Charles Booth's Descriptive Map of London Poverty 1889

Sheet map, rolled
by Booth, Charles
Set of four loose sheets of inner London (each measuring 52x63cm), colour-coding each street according to the relative wealth of its inhabitants in the 1880s. A fascinating look at what London life was like in this defining era.
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Ypres Salient & Passchendaele (Major & Mrs Holt's Battle Map)

Sheet map, folded
by Holt, Tonie
The Ypres Salient and Passchendaele map at 1:45,000 in from T V Holt Associates, showing present-day road network overprinted with WWI-related information: six front lines from different stages of the conflict, memorial sites including cemeteries, monuments and plaques, bunkers, demarcation stones, etc, all cross-referenced to extensive lists on the reverse side.
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Stasiland, Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall

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by Anna Funder
In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited, and East Germany ceased to exist. In a country where the headquarters of the secret police can become a museum literally overnight, and one in 50 East Germans were informing on their countrymen and women, there are a thousand stories just waiting to get out.
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The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

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by Peter Frankopan
For centuries, fame and fortune were to be found in the west- in the New World of the Americas. Today, it is the east which calls out to those in search of riches and adventure. Sweeping right across Central Asia and deep into China and India, a region that once took centre stage is again rising to dominate global politics, commerce and culture. A major reassessment of world history, The Silk Roads is...
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The Shortest History of Germany

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by Hawes, James
In his acclaimed new bestseller, now in paperback, James Hawes tells the story of Europe's most admired and feared country, from Julius Caesar to Angela Merkel. With more than 100 maps and images, this is a fresh, concise and entertaining attempt to answer the question: are the Germans really us, or them?
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