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  • A History of the World in Twelve Maps

    A History of the World in Twelve Maps
    av Jerry Brotton

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141034935

    Throughout history, maps have been fundamental in shaping our view of the world, and our place in it. But far from being purely scientific objects, maps of the world are unavoidably ideological and subjective, intimately bound up with the systems of…

  • Great Maps

    Great Maps
    av Jerry Brotton

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781465424631

    The world's finest maps explored and explained. From Ptolemy's world map to the Hereford's Mappa Mundi, through Mercator's map of the world to the latest maps of the Moon and Google Earth, Great Maps provides a fascinating overview of cartography th…

  • Great Maps

    Great Maps
    av Jerry Brotton

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409345718

    The whole world is mapped out for your viewing pleasure in this captivating compendium, ranging from past to present through diverse themes of transport and technology to discoveries and development. ??Covering the classical maps of the ancient worl…

  • A History of the World in 12 Maps

    A History of the World in 12 Maps
    av Jerry Brotton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143126027

    A New York Times Bestseller "Maps allow the armchair traveler to roam the world, the diplomat to argue his points, the ruler to administer his country, the warrior to plan his campaigns and the propagandist to boost his cause... rich and beautiful.…

  • The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

    The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction
    av Jerry Brotton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192801630

    More than ever before, the Renaissance stands as one of the defining moments in world history. Between 1400 and 1600, European perceptions of society, culture, politics and even humanity itself emerged in ways that continue to affect not only Europe…

  • Talking Maps

    Talking Maps
    av Jerry Brotton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851245154

    Every map tells a story. Some provide a narrative for travellers, explorers and surveyors or offer a visual account of changes to people's lives, places and spaces, while others tell imaginary tales, transporting us to fictional worlds created by wr…

  • The Sale of the Late King's Goods

    The Sale of the Late King's Goods
    av Jerry Brotton

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509865277

    Set against the backdrop of war, revolution, and regicide, and moving from London to Venice, Mantua, Madrid, Paris and the Low Countries, Jerry Brotton's colourful and critically acclaimed book, The Sale of the Late King's Goods, explores the format…

  • Die Geschichte der Welt in zwölf Karten

    Die Geschichte der Welt in zwölf Karten
    av Jerry Brotton

    Inbunden - 2014 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783570011072

  • The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam

    The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam
    av Jerry Brotton

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143110620

    The fascinating story of Queen Elizabeth's secret outreach to the Muslim world, which set England on the path to empire, by The New York Times bestselling author of A History of the World in Twelve Maps We think of England as a great power whose em…

  • Trading Territories

    Trading Territories
    av Jerry Brotton

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801434990

    In this generously illustrated book, Jerry Brotton documents the dramatic changes in the nature of geographical representation which took place during the sixteenth century, explaining how much they convey about the transformation of European cultur…

  • Trading Territories

    Trading Territories
    av Jerry Brotton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780239293

    Trading Territories tells the compelling story of maps and geographical knowledge in the early modern world from the fifteenth to the early seventeenth century. Examining how European geographers mapped the territories of the Old World -Africa and S…

  • The Renaissance Bazaar

    The Renaissance Bazaar
    av Jerry Brotton

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192802651

    Guiding the reader through the key issues that defined the era and retain a contemporary resonance, this exploration of the Renaissance sees the period in its context, juxtaposing a darker side of intolerance, slavery and massive inequality of wealt…

  • The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam

    The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam
    av Jerry Brotton

    CD-bok - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681682600

    When Queen Elizabeth was excommunicated by the pope in 1570, she found herself in an awkward predicament. Now England's key markets would be closed to her Protestant merchants. To complicate matters the staunchly Catholic king of Spain was determine…

  • Fifty Maps and the Stories they Tell

    Fifty Maps and the Stories they Tell
    av Jerry Brotton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851245239

    From medieval maps to digital cartograms, this book features highlights from the Bodleian Library's extraordinary map collection together with rare artefacts and some stunning examples from twenty-first-century map-makers.Each map is accompanied by…

  • Ainutlaatuiset kartat

    Ainutlaatuiset kartat
    av Jerry Brotton

    Inbunden - 2015 - Finska - ISBN: 9789522209689

    Kartat kertovat muustakin kuin maantieteestä: ne ovat ikkuna maailman suurten sivilisaatioiden kulttuureihin, uskomuksiin ja historiaan. Tämä upeasti kuvitettu kirja esittelee yli 60 maailman vaikutusvaltaisimmista kartoista ja tarjoaa ainutlaatuise…

  • This Orient Isle

    This Orient Isle
    av Jerry Brotton

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141978673

    WINNER OF THE HISTORICAL WRITERS ASSOCIATION NON-FICTION CROWN AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4 'Fabulous, timely, a marvellous achievement' Spectator 'A richly resonant work which recasts our understanding of the Elizabethan era' Daily Telegraph In 1570, af…