On the Map
a mind-expanding exploration of the way the world looks
Introduction : the map that wrote itself
What great minds knew
The men who sold the world
The world takes shape
Venice, China and a trip to the moon
The mystery of Vinland
Welcome to Amerigo
What's the good of Mercator?
The world in a book
Mapping a cittee (without forder troble)
Six increasingly coordinated tales of the Ordnance Survey
The legendary mountains of Kong
The opening of America and the gridding of Manhattan
Cholera and the map that stopped it
"X" marks the spot : Treasure island
The worst journey in the world to the last place to be mapped
Maps in all our hands : a brief history of the guidebook
Casablanca, Harry Potter and where Jennifer Aniston lives
How to make a very big globe
The biggest map dealer, the biggest map thief
Driving into lakes : how GPS put the world in a box
Pass go and proceed directly to Skyrim
Mapping the brain
Epilogue : the instant, always-on, me-mapping of everywhere.
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