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Map: Exploring the World

Map: Exploring the World

作者 : Phaidon Editors

出版社 : PHAIDON PRESS LIMITED

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定價 : NT 2,200

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嘆為觀止,驚人的地圖百科全書。

從各個時期和來自世界各地的300張地圖,讓人驚艷,每一張地圖,象徵一段珍貴的歷史,或者不為人知的故事。地圖,不僅是標示位置與方向,它反映的事實與真相,超出許多人的理解,它可以表示出每日生活貧困度在 1美元以下人口的比例 、標示世界壽命記錄的國家、競爭力的排名……透過地圖,一目瞭然。

地圖:探索世界帶來了從製圖的出生300多個迷人的地圖一起,以尖端的數字二十拳頭世紀的地圖。這本書的獨特的安排,以組織免費或對比對的地圖,揭示了我們努力的歷史如何讓世界平表示已經充滿了美麗,智慧和創新。

本書更呈現了策展人、學者和收藏家的珍貴地圖,深入了解地圖的美感、創意、藝術,包括最偉大製圖家的作品:James Cook, Gerard Mercator, Matthew Fontaine Maury, Phyllis Pearsall,以及來自世界各地的土著文化地圖,是一本難得一見從地圖看歷史與世界關聯的百科全書,定能帶給讀者不同凡響的世界觀。

印製精美,編排巧妙,極具珍藏價值。

300 stunning maps from all periods and from all around the world, exploring and revealing what maps tell us about history and ourselves.

Selected by an international panel of cartographers, academics, map dealers and collectors, the maps represent over 5,000 years of cartographic innovation drawing on a range of cultures and traditions.

Comprehensive in scope, this book features all types of map from navigation and surveys to astronomical maps, satellite and digital maps, as well as works of art inspired by cartography.

Unique curated sequence presents maps in thought-provoking juxtapositions for lively, stimulating reading.

Features some of the most influential mapmakers and institutions in history, including Gerardus Mercator, Abraham Ortelius, Phyllis Pearson, Heinrich Berann, Bill Rankin, Ordnance Survey and Google Earth.

Easy-to-use format, with large reproductions, authoritative texts and key caption information, it is the perfect introduction to the subject.

Also features a comprehensive illustrated timeline of the history of cartography, biographies of leading cartographers and a glossary of cartographic terms.









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