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The atlas of the real world : mapping the way we live

Author: Daniel Dorling; Mark Newman; Anna Barford; Thames and Hudson.
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : English : Revised and expanded editionView all editions and formats
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Includes 366 digitally modified maps known as cartograms that depict the areas and countries of the world by their demographic importance on a range of topics, ranging from basic data on population,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: World atlases
Maps
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Dorling; Mark Newman; Anna Barford; Thames and Hudson.
ISBN: 9780500288535 0500288534
OCLC Number: 778611776
Description: 1 atlas (416 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 x 28 cm
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Not drawn to scale.
Contents: The resourceful world : Land area and population ; Travel and transport ; Natural resources and energy --
The trading world : Globalization and internationalism ; Food and consumables ; Minerals, natural products and petrochemicals --
The economic world : Manufactured goods and services ; Wealth and poverty ; Employment and productivity --
The social world : Housing and education ; Communication and media ; Health and illness --
The perilous world : Death and disaster ; War and crime --
The environmental world : Pollution and depletion ; Extinction and endangerment --
World beliefs : Faiths and beliefs.
Responsibility: Daniel Dorling, Mark Newman and Anna Barford.

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