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The Resource A history of the world in twelve maps, Jerry Brotton

A history of the world in twelve maps, Jerry Brotton

Label
A history of the world in twelve maps
Title
A history of the world in twelve maps
Statement of responsibility
Jerry Brotton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Throughout history, maps have been fundamental in shaping our view of the world, and our place in it. But far from being purely scientific objects, world maps are unavoidably partial and subjective, intimately bound up with the systems of power, authority and creativity of particular times and places
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Brotton, Jerry
Dewey number
526.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
G1030
LC item number
.B7 2013b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Cartography
  • Cartographie
  • Cartography
Label
A history of the world in twelve maps, Jerry Brotton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-482) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Science : Ptolemy's Geography, c. AD 150 -- Exchange : Al-Idrīsī, AD 1154 -- Faith : Hereford Mappamundi, c. 1300 -- Empire : Kangnido world map, 1402 -- Discovery : Martin Waldseemüller, world map, 1507 -- Globalism : Diogo Ribeiro, world map, 1529 -- Toleration : Gerard Mercator, world map, 1569 -- Money : Juan Blaeu, Atlas maior, 1662 -- Nation : the Cassini family, map of France, 1793 -- Geopolitics : Halford Mackinder, 'The geographical pivot of history', 1904 -- Equality : the Peters projection, 1973 -- Information : Google Earth, 2012 -- Conclusion : the eye of history?
Control code
ocn827266723
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xvii, 513 pages, [48] of plates
Isbn
9781846140990
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (color)
System control number
(OCoLC)827266723
Label
A history of the world in twelve maps, Jerry Brotton
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-482) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Science : Ptolemy's Geography, c. AD 150 -- Exchange : Al-Idrīsī, AD 1154 -- Faith : Hereford Mappamundi, c. 1300 -- Empire : Kangnido world map, 1402 -- Discovery : Martin Waldseemüller, world map, 1507 -- Globalism : Diogo Ribeiro, world map, 1529 -- Toleration : Gerard Mercator, world map, 1569 -- Money : Juan Blaeu, Atlas maior, 1662 -- Nation : the Cassini family, map of France, 1793 -- Geopolitics : Halford Mackinder, 'The geographical pivot of history', 1904 -- Equality : the Peters projection, 1973 -- Information : Google Earth, 2012 -- Conclusion : the eye of history?
Control code
ocn827266723
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xvii, 513 pages, [48] of plates
Isbn
9781846140990
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (color)
System control number
(OCoLC)827266723

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