North American Maps For Curious Minds

North American Maps for Curious Minds
Publisher The Experiment
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Total Pages 128
ISBN 9781615197484
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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 the contiguous states can you head south into Canada, or north into Mexico? Which states have had the most female governors? Learn the answers to these questions and more in North American Maps for Curious Minds—a one-of-a-kind atlas packed with eye-opening maps for the geographically curious and travel obsessed. Featuring surprising facts (What are the highest-paid public employees in each state? Hint: Most are football coaches), whimsical data (Which US latitudes are home to the most Waffle Houses?), and insightful connections (Who knew the Midwest self-identifies as the most extroverted region of the country?), this book illuminates the unexpected contours of geography, history, politics, and many more fascinating facets of the continent and culture. Each of these 100 graphics will change the way you see North America—and your place on the map.

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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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
  • 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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Developing More Curious Minds
  • Author : John Barell
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2003

Explains questioning strategies and teaching behaviors designed to encourage students to think, investigate, and draw their own conclusions.

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A History of America in 100 Maps
  • Author : Susan Schulten
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-21

Throughout its history, America has been defined through maps. Whether made for military strategy or urban reform, to encourage settlement or to investigate disease, maps invest information with meaning by translating it into visual form. They capture what people knew, what they thought they knew, what they hoped for, and

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Lichens of North America
  • Author : Irwin M. Brodo,Sylvia Duran Sharnoff,Stephen Sharnoff,Canadian Museum of Nature
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2001-01-01

Lichens are a unique form of plant life, the product of a symbiotic association between an alga and a fungus. The beauty and importance of lichens have long been overlooked, despite their abundance and diversity in most parts of North America and elsewhere in the world. This stunning book--the first

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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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A History of Canada in Ten Maps
  • Author : Adam Shoalts
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-10-10

Winner of the 2018 Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Award for Nonfiction Longlisted for the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize Shortlisted for the 2018 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction The sweeping, epic story of the mysterious land that came to be called “Canada” like it’s never been told before. Every map tells a

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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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Champlain s Dream
  • Author : David Hackett Fischer
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2009-11-03

In this sweeping, enthralling biography, acclaimed Pulitzer Prize–winner David Hackett Fischer magnificently brings to life the visionary adventurer who has straddled our history for 400 years. Champlain’s Dream reveals, with rare immediacy and drama, the story of a remarkable man: a leader who dreamed of humanity and peace in

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The Global Economy as You ve Never Seen It
  • Author : Thomas Ramge,Jan Schwochow
  • Publisher : The Experiment
  • Release Date : 2018-10-23

An ingeniously conceived tour of the global economy and all its key components, illuminated one by one in 99 large-scale, full-color infographics The economy is a complex, world-spanning, layer-upon-layer-upon-layer behemoth: One could argue that almost every aspect of our lives is connected to the realms of business and finance. And yet

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The Inconvenient Indian Illustrated
  • Author : Thomas King
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Release Date : 2017-10-17

An illustrated edition of the award-winning, bestselling Canadian classic, featuring over 150 images that add colour and context to this extraordinary work. "Every Canadian should read [this] book." —Toronto Star Since its publication in 2012, The Inconvenient Indian has become an award-winning bestseller and a modern classic. In its pages, Thomas King

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Underground Cities
  • Author : Mark Ovenden
  • Publisher : White Lion Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-08

With over 60 per cent of the world’s population living in cities, the networks beneath our feet – which keep the cities above moving – are more important than ever before. Yet we never truly see how these amazing feats of engineering work. Just how deep do the tunnels go? Where do

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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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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
  • Author : Mark Haddon
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2004-05-18

A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—about a boy with autism who sets out to solve the murder of a neighbor's dog and discovers unexpected truths about himself and the world. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Christopher John

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