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All Over The Map

All Over The Map
Author: Betty Mason
Publisher: National Geographic
ISBN: 1426219725
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Created for map lovers by map lovers, this rich book explores the intriguing stories behind maps across history and illuminates how the art of cartography 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. This diverse compendium includes ancient maps of dragon-filled seas, elaborate graphics picturing unseen concepts and forces from inside Earth to outer space, devious maps created by spies, and maps from pop culture such as the schematics to the Death Star and a map of Westeros from Game of Thrones. 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.
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Betty Mason, Greg Miller
Categories: HISTORY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-30 - Publisher: National Geographic
Created for map lovers by map lovers, this rich book explores the intriguing stories behind maps across history and illuminates how the art of cartography 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
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Michael Sorkin
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-12 - Publisher: Verso Books
Robert Hughes once described Michael Sorkin as “unique in America––brave, principled, highly informed and fiercely funny.” All Over the Map confirms all of these superlatives as Sorkin assaults “the national security city, with its architecture of manufactured fear.”
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Ron James
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-28 - Publisher: Doubleday Canada
NATIONAL BESTSELLER Canada's most verbally virtuosic comic makes his literary debut—and he's just as richly, gloriously funny on the page as on stage. His legion of fans—the ones who ensure his every show the length and breadth of Canada is sold out—recognize Ron James as one of the great stand-ups
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Michael Corcoran
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-15 - Publisher: University of North Texas Press
A lavishly illustrated collection of forty-two profiles of Texas music pioneers, most underrated or overlooked, All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music covers the musical landscape of a most musical state. The first edition was published in 2005 to wide acclaim. This second edition includes updated information, a
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Laura Fraser
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-01 - Publisher: Crown
What's a wise, witty travel writer to do when she reaches forty and is still single? Wander the globe searching for romance and adventure, of course. On a trip to Oaxaca, Mexico, to celebrate her fortieth birthday, Laura Fraser confronts the unique trajectory of her life. Divorced and childless in
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: Michael Sorkin
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-12 - Publisher: Verso Books
Robert Hughes once described Michael Sorkin as “unique in America––brave, principled, highly informed and fiercely funny.” All Over the Map confirms all of these superlatives as Sorkin assaults “the national security city, with its architecture of manufactured fear.”
Atlas der erfundenen Orte
Language: de
Pages: 256
Authors: Edward Brooke-Hitching
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-13 - Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
Zu schön, um wahr zu sein Kalifornien als Insel, versunkene Königreiche und das irdische Paradies – diese und andere gefühlte Fakten haben Kartografen quer durch die Jahrhunderte fein säuberlich in ihren Atlanten festgehalten. Dabei hatten manche dieser Phantome ein erstaunlich langes Leben. Nach einer im 17. Jahrhundert der Phantasie entsprungenen
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Edward Brooke-Hitching
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher:
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The Map Reader
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Martin Dodge, Rob Kitchin, Chris Perkins
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-09 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
WINNER OF THE CANTEMIR PRIZE 2012 awarded by the Berendel Foundation The Map Reader brings together, for the first time, classic and hard-to-find articles on mapping. This book provides a wide-ranging and coherent edited compendium of key scholarly writing about the changing nature of cartography over the last half century.
All Over the Map Set
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Crabtree Publishing
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-01 - Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Young readers will love learning all about the ins-and-outs of maps in Crabtrees new series, All Over the Map. Easy to follow instructions, colorful artwork and fun exercises will allow for easy understanding of new materials, drawing readers in. Map drawing, reading, and map types are just some of the