A History of the World in Twelve Maps

History of the World in 12 MapsA new book by published in Great Britain by Allen Lane (part of Penguin Books) takes a look at the personal biases, values, and ideologies that shape maps. The book, A History of the World in Twelve Maps by Jerry Brotton, a professor of Renaissance studies at Queen Mary University of London, considers maps ranging from early world maps to the 21st-century Google Maps. The book was reviewed in The Guardian  and The Telegraph, and Brotton was interviewed on the BBC.

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