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.
A couch-full of assorted young book lovers (plus one toddler on the floor), illustrated by Quentin Blake in his inimitable style. Bone china mug.Measures 8.5 cm high.Dishwasher and microwave safe.
A beautiful range of vases designed by Jane Mount, author of Bibliophile and co-creator of My Ideal Bookshelf, suitable for holding kitchen utensils, flowers, pens and more. 'A Compendium of Flowers' features a quotation from Oscar Wilde on the back: 'With freedom, books, flowers, and...
Cicero's evocative quotation encapsulates our feelings for two precious and special places. Show your love for our much-threatened common resource with this beautiful bag, printed in white on dark green. Large strong cotton book bag with long handles. Measures 38 x 43cm.
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,...