Map: Exploring the World

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.

  • Hardback, 352 pages
  • (H) 25.8cm, (W) 22.7cm, (D) 3.3cm

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