Great Maps: The World'S Masterpieces Explored and Explained download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jerry Brotton

Great Maps: The World'S Masterpieces Explored and Explained download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jerry Brotton year 2014
  • Book name: Great Maps: The World'S Masterpieces Explored and Explained
  • Author: Jerry Brotton
  • Release date: 2014/12/5
  • Publisher: DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERSLEY)
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9781465424631
  • Rating: 7.23 of 10
  • Votes: 467
  • Review by: Clayton Lutz
  • Review rating: 8.55 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/24
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The world's finest maps explored and explained. From Ptolemy's world map to the Hereford's Mappa Mundi, through Mercator's map of the world to the latest maps of the Moon and Google Earth, Great Maps provides a fascinating overview of cartography through the ages.Revealing the stories behind 55 historical maps by analyzing graphic close-ups, Great Maps also profiles key cartographers and explorers to look why each map was commissioned, who it was for and how they influenced navigation, propaganda, power, art, and politics.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H9M4S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Geography Books, World Atlases / World Maps, Cartography, Map-making & Projections, General & World History
  • Available formats: MobiPocket, JPEG, DOC, EPUB, PDF, WORD, TXT, PML. Compressed in RAR, TAR.LZO, 7Z, AZW4, TBZ, ZIP, TZO
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 49.82 USD
  • Dimensions: 257x305x25mm
  • Weight: 1,656g
  • Printed by: Not Available
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