Transit maps of the world
The whole world is mapped out for your viewing pleasure in this captivating compendium, ranging from past to present through diverse themes of transport and technology to discoveries and development. ??Covering the classical maps of the ancient world and travelling through time to reach Google Earth in the 21st century, this unprecedented history of more than 60 maps opens up our planet as never before.
This curious collection of maps explores the unique personalities of 28 cities around the world, shedding light on the strange and marvelous ways in which humans interact with the places they call home. Artist and creative cartographer Adam Dant dissects Manhattan in an anatomical diagram, traces the form of a Picasso nude in the streets of Monaco, and transforms the crisscrossing paths of boats on the Bosporus into the nerves of Istanbul.
See history as it happened - from the evolution of early humans to the space race - with 130 detailed maps that bring pivotal episodes of world history to life. Including a foreword by renowned broadcaster and historian Peter Snow, this history atlas shows you the history of the world in thrilling action.
300 stunning maps from all periods and from all around the world, exploring and revealing what maps tell us about history and ourselves. Map: Exploring the World brings together more than 300 fascinating maps from the birth of cartography to cutting-edge digital maps of the twenty-fist century.
With more than 400 historic maps, explanatory text and a timeline, this lavish book traces the exploration of the globe from the 15th century.
A companion title to DK's Great Maps, this beautifully illustrated book explores the world's most celebrated historical city maps in stunning detail. Follow the history of over 70 maps and their stories, with profiles of iconic cartographers and artists showing you who created each map, how, and why.
A compelling exploration of the ways that humans have mapped the world throughout history - now in a compact new edition Map: Exploring the World brings together more than 250 fascinating examples of maps from the birth of cartography to today's cutting-edge digital maps and reflects the many reasons people make maps - to find their way, to assert ownership, to encourage settlement, or to show political power.
Aimed at current bachelor students, recent graduates, and professionals looking for a specialization, "Masterclass: Interior Design" provides an in-depth overview of thirty leading graduate schools in interior design.The featured schools are selected based on a list of criteria including the quality of the graduation work, the employability and success of former students, the list of faculty, and their reputation in the industry.Each school is explored extensively on ten pages that contain an i...
This is the first book to catalog comparative maps and tableaux that visualize the heights and lengths of the world's mountains and rivers. Produced predominantly in the nineteenth century, these beautifully rendered maps emerged out of the tide of exploration and scientific developments in measuring techniques.
Whether sketched on a napkin or generated from complex data, maps are a fascinating expression of contemporary visual culture. Their styles may range from simple to intricate, focused to comprehensive, and restrained to vivid, but all maps unlock the world and make it more accessible.
With beautiful, unique maps and evocative photography, Atlas of Untamed Places is an intrepid voyage to nature's wildest places. In a world that has increasingly become tamed by human activity, the true wild holds a growing mysticism.
Children can colour their way around the world with this big and bold, poster-size colouring book. The striking maps are filled with features, landmarks, animals, artefacts and places to colour and are accompanied by bitesize bits of information.
Children can colour their way through time with this new history of the world colouring book. These bright and brilliant maps feature illustrations of everything from famous battles to fantastic inventions and amazing architecture to world leaders.
The latest instalment of the best-selling infopedia features brand-new amazing animal stories, explorer profiles, and outrageous attractions that kids know and love, plus more of the incredible inventions, awesome games, and fresh challenges for curious kids who want to learn all about the world and everything that's in it! Kids can have fun keeping up with our rapidly changing planet with the world's best-selling infopedia for kids, packed with incredible photos, tons of fun facts, crafts, act...
The latest installment of the New York Times best-selling almanac features brand-new amazing animal stories, explorer profiles, and outrageous attractions that kids know and love, plus more of the incredible inventions, awesome games, and fresh challenges for curious kids who want to learn all about the world and everything that's in it! Kids can have fun keeping up with our rapidly changing planet with the world's best-selling almanac for kids, packed with incredible photos, tons of fun facts,...