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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Looking at the history of civilization through the role maps play in recording same. Read full review

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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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