A compelling exploration of the ways that humans have mapped the world throughout history, with interesting examples of mapping from the birth of cartography to the cutting-edge contemporary techniques of map-making. Map: Exploring the World brings together more than 250 fascinating examples of maps and reflects the many reasons people make maps - to find their way, to assert ownership, to encourage settlement, or to show political power. Carefully chosen by an international panel of experts and arranged to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, it features maps by the greatest names in cartography and lesser-known creators, as well as rare maps from around the world.
If you love to rock out in the kitchen then this is the cook book for you. Featuring thirty delicious and puntastic recipes inspired by some of the most renowned rock acts, catering for all abilities and tastes. This book will help you master a wide...
The parliamentary ordinance of 19th December 1644 (surely a bit late?), utterly forbidding the "carnal and sensual delights" which had obscured the commemoration of the Nativity of Christ. The hardline crackdown - even on gathering to hear a sermon on the day - caused riots and became...
A beautiful chart of cultivated plants from a mid-19c teaching aid is beautifully reproduced on this jigsaw puzzle. 1000 piece puzzle 55cm x 70cm Packaged in a 10" tube, with hand sewn muslin bag inside
From secret agents, scientists and suffragettes, to politicians, presidents and paleontologists. This amazingly detailed design is a celebration of women who have made a significant impact on the world, from Ancient Egypt through to present day. Set of four melamine coasters with hardboard and cork...