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All Over The Map

All Over The Map
Author: Betty Mason
Publisher: National Geographic
ISBN: 1426219725
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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, civilizations, and time periods. Based on interviews with scores of leading cartographers, curators, historians, and scholars, this is a remarkable selection of fascinating and unusual maps. This diverse compendium includes ancient maps of dragon-filled seas, elaborate graphics picturing unseen concepts and forces from inside Earth to outer space, devious maps created by spies, and maps from pop culture such as the schematics to the Death Star and a map of Westeros from Game of Thrones. If your brain craves maps--and Mason and Miller would say it does, whether you know it or not--this eye-opening visual feast will inspire and delight.
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Betty Mason, Greg Miller
Categories: HISTORY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-30 - Publisher: National Geographic
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
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Michael Sorkin
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-12 - Publisher: Verso Books
Robert Hughes once described Michael Sorkin as “unique in America––brave, principled, highly informed and fiercely funny.” All Over the Map confirms all of these superlatives as Sorkin assaults “the national security city, with its architecture of manufactured fear.”
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Laura Fraser
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-01 - Publisher: Crown
What's a wise, witty travel writer to do when she reaches forty and is still single? Wander the globe searching for romance and adventure, of course. On a trip to Oaxaca, Mexico, to celebrate her fortieth birthday, Laura Fraser confronts the unique trajectory of her life. Divorced and childless in
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Michael Corcoran
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-15 - Publisher: University of North Texas Press
A lavishly illustrated collection of forty-two profiles of Texas music pioneers, most underrated or overlooked, All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music covers the musical landscape of a most musical state. The first edition was published in 2005 to wide acclaim. This second edition includes updated information, a
All Over the Map: Writing on Buildings and Cities
Language: en
Pages: 393
Authors: Michael Sorkin
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-12 - Publisher: Verso Books
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All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Tanya Zaufi
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-23 - Publisher:
They found love cruising to exotic destinations Finding a way to be together would turn their world upside down. When Tanya accepts a job on the Regal Princess cruise ship touring the Caribbean, she looks forward to travel, adventure, inspiration, sunshine, and just maybe, some lighthearted romance. Little does she
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: Laura Fraser
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06 - Publisher: Broadway Books
The author of Losing It recounts her arrival in the South Pacific, where she struggles with her life on the go and perceptions of family life before embarking on a search for love in a variety of exotic locations.
All Over the Map
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Ron James
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-28 - Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Canada's most verbally virtuosic comic makes his literary debut—and he's just as richly, gloriously funny on the page as on stage. His legion of fans—the ones who ensure his every show the length and breadth of Canada is sold out—recognize Ron James as one of the great stand-ups of his
Map Parts
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Kate Torpie
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Map Parts will bring a full comprehension of maps and encourage interest in maps.
Atlas der erfundenen Orte
Language: de
Pages: 256
Authors: Edward Brooke-Hitching
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-13 - Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
Zu schön, um wahr zu sein Kalifornien als Insel, versunkene Königreiche und das irdische Paradies – diese und andere gefühlte Fakten haben Kartografen quer durch die Jahrhunderte fein säuberlich in ihren Atlanten festgehalten. Dabei hatten manche dieser Phantome ein erstaunlich langes Leben. Nach einer im 17. Jahrhundert der Phantasie entsprungenen