A compelling argument by Nicholas Crane who suggests that geography has never been more important. We are being confronted by a daily barrage of geographical stories on climate change, geopolitics, population growth, migration, dwindling resources, polluted oceans and natural hazards. On this finite orb, with its battered habitat, sustained in dark space by a thin, life-giving atmosphere, we have reached a point in our collective geographical journey where knowledge is the best guarantor of the future.
Paperback 160 pages.
Measurements: 20 x 15cm.
Designer and writer Mike Warren, creator of the popular Cut in Half YouTube channel, uses a high-pressure waterjet cutter to reveal the hidden workings of 58 everyday objects, from electronics to car parts and from seashells to sports equipment. With detailed photography from Jonothan Woodward,...
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