This eye-opening and stunningly illustrated book uses maps to show how geography shapes the history of the world - from the way that choices of world leaders are influenced by mountains and rivers, to why geography means that history is always repeating itself. An abridged and illustrated edition of the original bestseller, Prisoners of Geography, this extraordinary introduction to world affairs is set to inspire curious minds all over the globe.
Measures 30.5 x 24.5 cm.
Tracking the journey of the ideas of Euclid, Galen and Ptolemy through seven cities and over a thousand years from sixth century Alexandria to the printing presses of Venice, this is a vivid and evocative work of history with a wonderful cast of characters. Hardback,...
This brilliant notebook is also a passport to our satellite, with maps and a detailed passport information page. 64 lined page notebook with a card cover.Measures 12.5 x 9cm.
Puzzle your way around Britain with hundreds of puzzles, conundrums, brainteasers, anagrams, code-breakers and navigational tests. Based on forty regional maps, and with four levels of difficulty so that all the family can play along, this is a celebration of Britain's diversity, history and landscapes....
Follow in the footsteps of fifty of the world's greatest explorers: discovering hidden routes, exploring geographical details and uncovering remarkable facts as you pit your wits against over a century of legendary exploration. Increasingly difficult puzzles sit alongside profiles of explorers and their expeditions, as...