Brilliant Maps

Brilliant Maps
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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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North American Maps for Curious Minds
  • Author : Matthew Bucklan,Victor Cizek
  • Publisher : The Experiment
  • Release Date : 2021-10-12

These 100 full-color infographic maps—from purely geographical to highly political—reveal remarkable new ways to understand the culture and history of North America Did you know that if “Did Not Vote” had been a candidate in the 2016 US election, it would’ve won all but nine states? From where in

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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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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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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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An Atlas of Countries that Don t Exist
  • Author : Nick Middleton
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2017-03-21

What is a country? Acclaimed travel writer and Oxford geography don Nick Middleton brings to life the origins and histories of 50 states that, lacking international recognition and United Nations membership, exist on the margins of legitimacy in the global order. From long-contested lands like Crimea and Tibet to lesser-known territories

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Maps That Changed The World
  • Author : John O. E. Clark
  • Publisher : Batsford
  • Release Date : 2016-02-12

An ancient Chinese proverb suggests, They are wise parents who give their children roots and wings - and a map. Maps That Changed the World features some of the world's most famous maps, stretching back to a time when cartography was in its infancy and the 'edge of the world'

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A Map of the World
  • Author : Jane Hamilton
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2010-12-15

Pen/Hemingway Award-winning novelist Jane Hamilton follows up her first success, The Book Of Ruth, with this spectacularly haunting drama about a rural American family and a disastrous event that forever changes their lives. The Goodwins, Howard, Alice, and their little girls, Emma and Claire, live on a dairy farm

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The Rainbow Atlas
  • Author : Taylor Fuller
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2020-05-05

Take a colorful tour of 500 eye-poppingly brilliant spots around the world with The Rainbow Atlas. Spanning natural phenomena, architectural wonders, art installations, and more, the contents of this book range from the pink salt lakes of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula to the eye-catching home façades of Cobh, Ireland. Spectacularly colorful

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Mental Wealth
  • Author : Emi Golding,Peter Diaz
  • Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-07-02

Mental Wealth reveals an approach to workplace mental health and wellbeing that is proven to actually get results. Despite having a huge impact on the productivity, profitability, and culture of organizations, there is very little guidance currently provided to managers and leaders on how to effectively manage workplace mental health

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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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Great City Maps
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Release Date : 2016-09-01

Journey back in time and take a walk through the historic streets of the world's greatest cities. Great City Maps is the companion title to DK's Great Maps and takes a focused look at over 70 gorgeously illustrated historical maps and plans of cities around the globe. Dive into the detail

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Ask a Science Teacher
  • Author : Larry Scheckel
  • Publisher : The Experiment
  • Release Date : 2013-12-17

Fun and fascinating science is everywhere, and it’s a cinch to learn—just ask a science teacher! We’ve all grown so used to living in a world filled with wonders that we sometimes forget to wonder about them: What creates the wind? Do fish sleep? Why do we

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