Gave it as a gift and it was well received. Great for anyone who loves to read and loves mapsPublished 1 month ago by Mindy S.
Granting it is well written, sometimes a bit too academic, the weakest aspect of the book is the inclusion of maps so small one can't begin to read them. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Helena Howell
Firstly, Brotton's historical excursion into the art and science of reconstructing the round world on a flat sheet is not a history told in maps. Read morePublished 5 months ago by David Valentino
This book may appeal to Phd's or geographers. Not for the casual reader. It sounded as if it were going to be fascinating
but it was just "TMI".
I was disappointed to find far few maps than I would expect given the title of this book. It was a gift so I haven't actually read it, but I did thumb though it before wrapping and... Read morePublished 7 months ago by karen m ester
I purchased this book to give it as a present. In today's world with GPS and maps readily available we over look
just how those of the past navigated this globe.
I thought this would be more of a coffee table book but the maps are few and small. The story is good so I'am not unhappy with the purchase.Published 8 months ago by Roger Shank
Dropped it a notch because I expected this to be a bit more graphic and colorful. The contents are good. Overall happy with the result and quality. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Richard J. Ceci