8 edition of The world through maps found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218) and index.
|Statement||John Rennie Short.|
|LC Classifications||GA201 .S46 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||224 p. :|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||2004555533|
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Additional supporting documents available here. The book explains why in the 15th century, the value of sea charts rivaled gold as a primary target for buccaneer captains. Later, maps became status symbols among wealthy merchants who built vast fortunes thanks to thriving trade routes made possible by reliable sea navigation.
The World Through Maps is abundantly illustrated with historically. A History of the World in 12 Maps is a book written by Jerry Brotton and first published in by Penguin Books. The author is a British professor of Renaissance studies, particularly known for his studies about map history and about cartography of the Renaissance/5.
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He was a world traveler who rarely left home, yet he plotted a course through history for Britain. George III, who reigned from towas a pathbreaking monarch and an armchair general Author: Sara Georgini.Geography through maps for UPSC/W orld map for UPSC “Before maps, the world was limitless.
It was maps that gave it shape and made it seem like territory, like something that could be possessed, not just laid waste and plundered. Maps made places on the edges of the imagination seem graspable and placable.” – Abdulrazak Gurnah. But his insistence on seeing the world through the lens of geography compels a fresh way of looking at maps — not just as objects for orientation or works of art, but as guideposts to the often Author: Joshua Hammer.