To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps that Changed the World

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David & Charles, 2010 - Cartography - 192 pages
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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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User 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

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User 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

About the author (2010)

Jeremy Harwood studied history at Christ Church, Oxford, England. He has conceived, edited and authored many books including the Dictionary of Battles, The Secret History of Freemasonry and Command. He is the head of History and General Reference Publishing for Reader'sDigest in the United Kingdom.

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