Great City Maps

Great City Maps

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Description

Step onto the streets of cities around the world, and understand the cultures and civilizations that created them with Great City Maps. With a foreword by Professor Jeremy Black, this beautifully illustrated book explores the world's most celebrated historical city maps. Richly detailed ancient and modern maps of important cities take you on a journey across the globe in stunning detail, from Athens to Alexandria and Cape Town to Cairo, with close up views of each city's most intriguing features. Great City Maps gives you more than just a bird's-eye-view, telling the tales behind the city from the hubs of ancient civilization to modern mega-cities. Follow the history of maps and their stories, with profiles of iconic cartographers and artists showing you who created each map, how, and why.Perfect for history, geography and cartography enthusiasts and a stunning gift for armchair explorers of all ages, Great City Maps is your window into the world's most fascinating cities.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 259 x 306 x 23mm | 1,634g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • More than 500 images
  • 0241238986
  • 9780241238981
  • 132,208

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