This book is for anyone interested in world history.
There is also in this unusual book a strange map of Europe as it might have been seen during the last Ice Age from a vantage point somewhere in space.
He shows the grotesque maps of the most educated medieval scholars and then he shows the shockingly accurate portolan charts.
This book is not for everyone. To enjoy it you nee3d to have a real interest in old maps and/or an interest in early trading routes as well as an interest in early civilizations... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Avid Reader
Interesting reconstruction of possible history of seagoing navigation, but trashed by critics as having no more value than Immanuel Velikovsky's theories of earth and planetary... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Vic Ridgley
Scholars have claimed that a world civilization existed thousands of years ago, long before ancient Egypt. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert Williams
This book is worth keeping for the pictures alone. At least my copies have color and do look like coffee table books. I do not want to argue validities. That is up to the author. Read morePublished 5 months ago by bernie
Bought as a gift. The recipient was very pleased and has commented several times on the utility of the volume.Published 5 months ago by R. A. Fontes
There is a great deal of map science involved, much of which I can't agree or disagree about. The author worked with others (such as US military cartographers) who do understand... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Eugene Nosal