Wednesday June 3, 2020

Maps of human history

A History of the World in Twelve Maps by Jerry Brotton. Allen Lane, €37.80. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

13th October, 2012
Gerardus Mercator and Jodocus Hondius in Mercator's Posthumous Atlas from 1613.

A History of the World in Twelve Maps by Jerry Brotton


When we type our home address into Google Earth we're expressing an impulse that dates back millenniums.

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