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On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
by Simon Garfield
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Cartography enthusiasts rejoice: the bestselling author of the Just My Type reveals the fascinating relationship between man and map. Simon Garfield's Just My Type illuminated the world of fonts and made everyone take a stand on Comic Sans and care about... (read more)

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A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia
A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia
by Blaine Harden
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" is superbly reported and written with clarity, insight, and great skill."--... (read more)

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The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps
The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps
by Michael Blanding
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The story of an infamous crime, a revered map dealer with an unsavory secret, and the ruthless subculture that consumed him and#160; Maps have long exerted a special fascination on viewersand#151;both as beautiful works of art and as practical tools to... (read more)

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A History of the World in Twelve Maps
A History of the World in Twelve Maps
by Jerry Brotton
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A fascinating look at twelve maps — from Ancient Greece to Google Earth — and how they changed our world. In this masterful study, historian and cartography expert Jerry Brotton explores a dozen of history's most influential maps, from stone... (read more)

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Deserts (Very Short Introductions)
Deserts (Very Short Introductions)
by Nick Middleton
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Frog Jam primarily entails the actual military journal entries of the author, Rebecca Pace, and documents her experiences in the United States Air Force from the year 1999 until the year 2002. In spite of some negative military experiences, the memoir... (read more)

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Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
by Dava Sobel
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Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day--and had been for centuries.  Lacking the ability to measure their longitude, sailors throughout the great ages of... (read more)

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You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves
You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves
by Hiawatha Bray
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The story of the rise of modern navigation technology, from radio location to GPS—and the consequent decline of privacy What does it mean to never get lost? You Are Here examines the rise of our technologically aided era of navigational omniscience&#... (read more)

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Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations
Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations
by Vincent Virga
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Vincent Virga is the author of EYES OF THE NATION: A VISUAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, which was a main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club and the History Book Club.... (read more)

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Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks
Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks
by Ken Jennings
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Ken Jennings's Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks is an intriguing (dare I say, captivating?) look into the realm of maps, geography, and cartophiles. Jennings writes remarkably well, infusing his engrossing subject with a... (read more)

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Elixir: A History of Water and Humankind
Elixir: A History of Water and Humankind
by Brian Fagan
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Other than air, the only substance more vital to life is water. Our bodies brim with it, and if weandrsquo;re deprived of it for even a few days, the results can be fatal. Our planet, too, is mostly water, with oceans across approximately seventy percent... (read more)

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Don't Know Much about Geography: Revised and Updated Edition
Don't Know Much about Geography: Revised and Updated Edition
by Kenneth C Davis
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Who killed the Dead Sea? What can you build with BRICS? Does the World Bank have ATMs? Is all the talk of global warming just a lot of hot air? In Don't Know Much About® Geography, Kenneth C. Davis, New York Times bestselling author and... (read more)

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The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Freshwater in the Twenty-First Century
The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Freshwater in the Twenty-First Century
by Alex Prudhomme
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Will there be enough drinkable water to satisfy future demand? What is the state of our water infrastructure—both the pipes that bring us freshwater and the levees that keep it out? How secure is our water supply from natural disasters and... (read more)

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Postmodern Geographies: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Social Theory (Radical Thinkers)
Postmodern Geographies: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Social Theory (Radical Thinkers)
by Edward W Soja
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City and regional planners talk constantly about the things of the world—from highway interchanges and retention ponds to zoning documents and conference rooms—yet most seem to have a poor understanding of the materiality of the world in... (read more)

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On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
by Simon Garfield
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Cartography enthusiasts rejoice: the bestselling author of Just My Type reveals the fascinating relationship between man and map. Simon Garfield's Just My Type illuminated the world of fonts and made everyone take a stand on Comic Sans and care about... (read more)

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Last Call at the Oasis: The Global Water Crisis and Where We Go from Here (Participant Guide Media)
Last Call at the Oasis: The Global Water Crisis and Where We Go from Here (Participant Guide Media)
by Karl Weber
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“If there was a price placed on clean water we might start treating it like it has value. Maybe when it’s gone we'll realize we can’t drink oil or money.” —Dave Matthews     Less than 1 percent of the world... (read more)

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