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"Illustrated with one hundred of the world's most beautiful and fascinating maps An expert author and consulting team deliver a rich and authoritative history of cartography
This thought-provoking history of cartography focuses on 100 key maps that changed human understanding of the world around us, changed the course of map-making itself, or directly influenced the path of history. It reveals how different peoples have observed and represented their world through the ages and explores the human fascination with maps. It addresses how maps have been used for navigation, exploration, wartime propaganda and planning, and to project national goals. Informative, insightful and absorbing, To the Ends of the Earth is a fascinating book that will appeal to scholars, lovers of history, collectors, and anyone who is interested in maps."
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Jeremy Harwood studied history at Christ Church, Oxford, England. He has conceived, edited and authored many books, including the Dictionary of Battles, The Secret History of Freemasonry and Command. He is the head of History and General Reference Publishing for Reader's Digest in the United Kingdom.
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Book Description David & Charles, 2006. Condition: Good. 1St Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP83182463
Book Description David & Charles, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ex Library book in good condition. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0010761392
Book Description David & Charles, 2006. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 3007390469
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR006714645
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR004452080
Book Description Cincinnati : David & Charles, 2006. OPp., Gebundene Ausgabe. Condition: Sehr gut. 192 Seiten : zahlr. Ill. u. Kt. Auf Engl.! Sehr gut erh. ISBN: 0715325396 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1300. Seller Inventory # 78724
Book Description David & Charles, 2006. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 100 maps that changed the world. HEAVY BOOK. Seller Inventory # 021746
Book Description DAVID & CHARLES, UK, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Hardback 2006 David & Charles 1st edition in Fine condition with a Fine dustjacket; 192 pages with many colour photographs and illustrations in the text. 11.75 x 10 inches. The book weighs 1.3 kg so extra postage may be requested (not for UK 2nd Class). Seller Inventory # 012212