To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps that Changed the World
Focusing on 100 maps that changed human understanding of the world around us, changed the course of map-making, or directly influenced the path of history, this book reveals how different peoples have observed and represented their world through the ages, and how maps have been used for a variety of purposes.
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Review: To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps That Changed the WorldUser Review - Michael Anderson - 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. Read full review
Review: To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps That Changed the WorldUser Review - Nikki - Goodreads
I have an operation tomorrow, so my parents have been keeping me calm by dumping me in a bookshop with a tenner for a few days now. So in that time I managed to have a good read of this, which was ... Read full review