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Title:On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
Price:AUD$24.95 (about USD$19.30)
Category:History
ISBN:9781592407798
Item ID:P002-5574
Quantity:1
Publisher:Gotham Books, New York, 2013
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Gotham Books, 2013, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First

First Impression. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 464 pages. There is a small remainder mark. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . Cartography enthusiasts rejoice: the bestselling author of Just My Type reveals the fascinating relationship between man and map. Imagine a world without maps. How would we travel? Could we own land? What would men and women argue about in cars? Scientists have even suggested that mapping-not language-is what elevated our prehistoric ancestors from ape-dom. Follow the history of maps from the early explorers' maps and the awe-inspiring medieval Mappa Mundi to Google Maps and the satellite renderings on our smartphones, Garfield explores the unique way that maps relate and realign our history-and reflect the best and worst of what makes us human. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9781592407798. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5574.
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