Brilliant Maps

Brilliant Maps
Publisher Unknown
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Category Atlases
Total Pages 209
ISBN 1846276616
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Which nations have North Korean embassies? What percentage of young people live with their families? Which country lists volleyball as its national sport? How much does it cost to get a pint around the world? And where can you find lions in the wild? Revelatory, thought-provoking and fun, Brilliant Maps is a unique atlas of culture, history, politics and miscellanea, compiled by the editor of the iconic Brilliant Maps website. As visually arresting as Information is Beautiful and as full of surprising facts and figures as any encyclopaedia, Brilliant Maps is a stunning piece of cartography that maps our curious and varied planet. For graphic design enthusiasts, compulsive Wikipedia readers and those looking for the sort of gift they buy for someone else and wind up keeping for themselves, this book will change the way you see the world and your place in it.

Brilliant Maps
  • Author : Ian Wright
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-11

Which nations have North Korean embassies? What percentage of young people live with their families? Which country lists volleyball as its national sport? How much does it cost to get a pint around the world? And where can you find lions in the wild? Revelatory, thought-provoking and fun, Brilliant Maps

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Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds
  • Author : Ian Wright
  • Publisher : The Experiment
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05

A singular atlas of 100 infographic maps from thought-provoking to flat-out fun Publisher's note: Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds was published in the UK under the title Brilliant Maps. Which countries don’t have rivers? Which ones have North Korean embassies? Who drives on the “wrong” side of the road? How

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Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds
  • Author : Ian Wright
  • Publisher : The Experiment
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05

A singular atlas of 100 infographic maps from thought-provoking to flat-out fun Publisher's note: Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds was published in the UK under the title Brilliant Maps. Which countries don’t have rivers? Which ones have North Korean embassies? Who drives on the “wrong” side of the road? How

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The Accidental Creative
  • Author : Todd Henry
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2011-07-07

Have better ideas, faster, without the stress and burnout. It isn't enough to just do your job anymore. In order to thrive in today's marketplace, all of us-even the accountants-have to be ready to generate brilliant ideas on demand. Business creativity expert Todd Henry explains how to establish effective practices

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The Deadly Life of Logistics
  • Author : Deborah Cowen
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2014-09-01

In a world in which global trade is at risk, where warehouses and airports, shipping lanes and seaports try to guard against the likes of Al Qaeda and Somali pirates, and natural disaster can disrupt the flow of goods, even our “stuff” has a political life. The high stakes of

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The Curious Map Book
  • Author : Ashley Baynton-Williams
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-20

Since that ancient day when the first human drew a line connecting Point A to Point B, maps have been understood as one of the most essential tools of communication. Despite differences in language, appearance, or culture, maps are universal touchstones in human civilization. Over the centuries, maps have served

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Brilliant Ideas for Using ICT in the Inclusive Classroom
  • Author : Sally McKeown,Angela McGlashon
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-12-04

Runner up in Teach Secondary’s Technology and Innovation Awards 2014 sponsored by Lego, Brilliant Ideas for using ICT in the Inclusive Classroom provides lots of simple practical ideas showing teachers and support staff how they can use ICT to boost the achievement of all pupils. How can you use ICT

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Maphead
  • Author : Ken Jennings
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-04-17

Traces the history of mapmaking while offering insight into the role of cartography in human civilization and sharing anecdotes about the cultural arenas frequented by map enthusiasts.

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Airline Maps
  • Author : Mark Ovenden,Maxwell Roberts
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2019-11-21

In this gorgeously illustrated collection of airline route maps, Mark Ovenden and Maxwell Roberts look to the skies and transport readers to another time. Hundreds of images span a century of passenger flight, from the rudimentary trajectory of routes to the most intricately detailed birds-eye views of the land to

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Atlas of Prejudice
  • Author : Yanko Tsvetkov
  • Publisher : Yanko Georgiev Tsvetkov
  • Release Date : 2016-11-10

More than a hundred stereotype maps glazed with exquisite human prejudice, especially collected for you by Yanko Tsvetkov, author of the viral Mapping Stereotypes project. Satire and cartography rarely come in a single package but in the Atlas of Prejudice they successfully blend in a work of art that is

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A Memory Called Empire
  • Author : Arkady Martine
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2019-03-26

Winner of the 2020 Hugo Award for Best Novel A Locus, and Nebula Award nominee for 2019 A Best Book of 2019: Library Journal, Polygon, Den of Geek An NPR Favorite Book of 2019 A Guardian Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Book of 2019 and “Not the Booker Prize” Nominee A Goodreads Biggest SFF Book

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Plotted
  • Author : Andrew DeGraff,Daniel Harmon
  • Publisher : Millbrook Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-01

Lost in a book? There's a map for that. This incredibly wide-ranging collection of maps—all inspired by literary classics—offers readers a new way of looking at their favorite fictional worlds. Andrew DeGraff's stunningly detailed artwork takes readers deep into the landscapes from The Odyssey, Hamlet, Robinson Crusoe, Pride

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On the Map
  • Author : Simon Garfield
  • Publisher : Avery
  • Release Date : 2013

Examines the pivotal relationship between mapping and civilization, demonstrating the unique ways that maps relate and realign history, and shares engaging cartography stories and map lore.

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Terra Incognita
  • Author : Ian Goldin,Robert Muggah
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2020-08-27

'Amazing. It would be my desert island choice' Martin Rees 'Fascinating, beautiful, alarming and revelatory use of mapping and infographics' Stephen Fry on EarthTime maps 'An indispensable read' Arianna Huffington From the global impact of the Coronavirus to exploring the vast spread of the Australian bushfires, join authors Ian Goldin

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The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book
  • Author : Gareth Moore
  • Publisher : Trapeze
  • Release Date : 2019-10-29

Are YOU the ultimate map-reader? Do you know your trig points from your National Trails? Can you calculate using contours? And can you fathom exactly how far the footpath is from the free house? Track down hidden treasures, decipher geographical details and discover amazing facts as you work through this

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