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The Resource On the map : a mind-expanding exploration of the way the world looks, Simon Garfield

On the map : a mind-expanding exploration of the way the world looks, Simon Garfield

Label
On the map : a mind-expanding exploration of the way the world looks
Title
On the map
Title remainder
a mind-expanding exploration of the way the world looks
Statement of responsibility
Simon Garfield
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Garfield, Simon
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GA201
LC item number
.G37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cartography
  • Maps
Label
On the map : a mind-expanding exploration of the way the world looks, Simon Garfield
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on lining pages
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 446-448) and index
Contents
  • Welcome to Amerigo
  • What's the good of Mercator?
  • The world in a book
  • Mapping a cittee (without forder troble)
  • Six increasingly coordinated tales of the ordnance survey
  • The legendary mountains of Kong
  • The opening of America and the gridding of Manhattan
  • Cholera and the map that stopped it
  • "X" marks the spot: Treasure Island
  • The worst journey in the world to the last place to be mapped
  • For the love of maps: Foreword
  • Maps in all our hands: a brief history of the guidebook
  • Casablanca, Harry Potter and where Jennifer Aniston lives
  • How to make a very big globe
  • The biggest map dealer, the biggest map thief
  • Driving into lakes: how GPS put the world in a box
  • Pass go and proceed directly to Skyrim
  • Mapping the brain
  • Epilogue: the instant, always-on, me-mapping of everywhere
  • by Dava Sobel
  • Introduction: the map that wrote itself
  • What great minds knew
  • The men who sold the world
  • The world takes shape
  • Venice, China and a trip to the moon
  • The mystery of Vinland
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
464 p.
Isbn
9781592407798
Note
  • Col. maps on lining papers.
  • Map on lining pages.
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm795167619
  • 4563-01060
  • (OCoLC)795167619
  • (OCoLC)ocn795167619
  • (OCoLC)795167619
  • (OUa)vtls000835871
  • (OCoLC)ocn795167619
Label
On the map : a mind-expanding exploration of the way the world looks, Simon Garfield
Publication
Note
Map on lining pages
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 446-448) and index
Contents
  • Welcome to Amerigo
  • What's the good of Mercator?
  • The world in a book
  • Mapping a cittee (without forder troble)
  • Six increasingly coordinated tales of the ordnance survey
  • The legendary mountains of Kong
  • The opening of America and the gridding of Manhattan
  • Cholera and the map that stopped it
  • "X" marks the spot: Treasure Island
  • The worst journey in the world to the last place to be mapped
  • For the love of maps: Foreword
  • Maps in all our hands: a brief history of the guidebook
  • Casablanca, Harry Potter and where Jennifer Aniston lives
  • How to make a very big globe
  • The biggest map dealer, the biggest map thief
  • Driving into lakes: how GPS put the world in a box
  • Pass go and proceed directly to Skyrim
  • Mapping the brain
  • Epilogue: the instant, always-on, me-mapping of everywhere
  • by Dava Sobel
  • Introduction: the map that wrote itself
  • What great minds knew
  • The men who sold the world
  • The world takes shape
  • Venice, China and a trip to the moon
  • The mystery of Vinland
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
464 p.
Isbn
9781592407798
Note
  • Col. maps on lining papers.
  • Map on lining pages.
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm795167619
  • 4563-01060
  • (OCoLC)795167619
  • (OCoLC)ocn795167619
  • (OCoLC)795167619
  • (OUa)vtls000835871
  • (OCoLC)ocn795167619

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