All Over the Map: A Cartographic Odyssey

£30.00
We can order this from our supplier
SKU
9781426219726
 
This book explores stories behind maps across history and illuminates how the art of cartography still thrives today.
Created for map lovers by map lovers, this book explores the intriguing stories behind maps across history and illuminates how the ancient art of cartography still thrives today.

In this visually stunning book, award-winning journalists Betsy Mason and Greg Miller--authors of the National Geographic cartography blog "All Over the Map"--explore the intriguing stories behind maps from a wide variety of cultures, civilizations, and time periods. Based on interviews with scores of leading cartographers, curators, historians, and scholars, this is a remarkable selection of fascinating and unusual maps--some never before published.
This diverse compendium includes ancient maps of dragon-filled seas, elaborate maps of hidden worlds from inside Earth to outer space, devious maps created by spies, and cutting-edge data-based cartography showing the ebb and flow of modern cities. If your brain craves maps--and Mason and Miller would say it does, whether you know it or not--this eye-opening visual feast will inspire and delight.
More Information
Weight 0.000000
Author Mason, Betsy
Availability IP
Department Geography
Format Hardback
ISBN 9781426219726
Pages 320
Published 30/10/2018
Publisher National Geographic Books
Section Geography
Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:All Over the Map: A Cartographic Odyssey
Copyright © 2024 Edward Stanford Ltd. All rights reserved.