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All over the map : a cartographic odyssey

Author: Betsy Mason; Greg Miller
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Atlases
Maps
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Betsy Mason; Greg Miller
ISBN: 9781426219726 1426219725
OCLC Number: 1021081157
Description: 318 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Waterways --
Cities --
Conflict and crisis --
Landscapes --
Economies --
Science --
Human experiences --
Worlds --
Art and imagination.
Responsibility: Betsy Mason & Greg Miller.

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This book explores stories behind maps across history and illuminates how the art of cartography still thrives today.  Read more...

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"This beautiful tome by WIRED alumni Betsy Mason and Greg Miller charts the fascinating history of cartography. The scores of maps in the book range from the whimsical (origins of meats supplied to Read more...

 
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