Brilliant Maps: An Atlas for Curious Minds (Paperback)
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Paperback 232 Pages / Published: 04/11/2021
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The ultimate atlas of culture, history, politics and miscellanea as well as a glorious piece of cartography, Brilliant Maps is packed with mind-bending information from all the corners of the world.

Which nations have North Korean embassies? Which region has the highest number of death metal bands per capita? How many countries have bigger economies than California? Who drives on the 'wrong' side of the road? And where can you find lions in the wild?

Revelatory, thought-provoking and fun, Brilliant Maps is a unique atlas of culture, history, politics and miscellanea, compiled by the editor of the iconic Brilliant Maps website. As visually arresting as Information is beautiful and as full of surprising facts and figures as any encyclopaedia, Brilliant Maps is a stunning piece of cartography that maps our curious and varied planet.

For graphic design enthusiasts, compulsive Wikipedia readers and those looking for the sort of gift they buy for someone else and wind up keeping for themselves, this book will change the way you see the world and your place in it.

With a foreward from Tim Harford.

Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 9781846276637
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 555 g
Dimensions: 240 x 158 x 23 mm


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This lovely [book]... pulls together fascinating statistics, which are illustrated superbly using a wonderful array of maps... the key to the book's success is the mixture of serious, fun and thought-provoking maps... thoughtful, fun and beautifully illustrated guide to our constantly surprising planet... terrifically interesting stuff * Big Issue *
A brilliant collection ... Absolutely absorbing stuff, beautifully laid out * Four Shires Magazine *

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“a very appropriate title”

This is an extremely interesting book, full of varied and sometimes bizarre facts, but displayed on world maps. It's one of those books to dip in and out of, to find the answers to questions such as: which... More

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