To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps That Changed the World
One hundred key maps that changed human perception and understanding of the world, changed the course of map-making itself, or directly influenced the path of history are provided in this illustrated, thought-provoking history of cartography.
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Review: To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps That Changed the WorldUser Review - Goodreads
Very good read for anyone who likes maps, starting with stone drawings from 6000-10000 years ago, world maps before and after America's discovery, to London city and tube maps. Nothing really exceptional but a good overview.
Review: To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps That Changed the WorldUser Review - Sesana - Goodreads
A map can be a beautiful work of art in its own right. And it was in that spirit that checked this book out from the library. Lovely cover, isn't it? Sadly, the title, or at least the subtitle, is ... Read full review
The image of the world: 20 centuries of world maps
Peter Whitfield,British Library
Snippet view - 1994