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A history of the world in twelve maps

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2012.
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Genre/Form: History
Maps
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Brotton
ISBN: 9781846145704 1846145708
OCLC Number: 1005015311
Description: 1 online resource (544 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Science: Ptolemy's 'Geography, ' c. AD 150 --
Exchange: Al-Idrīsī, AD 1154 --
Faith: Hereford 'Mappamundi, ' c. 1300 --
Empire: Kangnido World Map, 1402 --
Discovery: Martin Waldseemüller, World Map, 1507 --
Globalism: Diogo Ribeiro, World Map, 1529 --
Toleration: Gerard Mercator, World Map, 1569 --
Money: Joan Blaeu, 'Atlas maior, ' 1662 --
Nation: The Cassini Family, Map of France, 1793 --
Geopolitics: Halford Mackinder, 'The Geographical Pivot of History', 1904 --
Equality: The Peters Projection, 1973 --
Information: Google Earth, 2012 --
Conclusion: The eye of history?
Other Titles: History of the world in 12 maps
Responsibility: Jerry Brotton.

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