Simon & Schuster "Maphead" Book explains on how the cartography has shaped our history and is written by Ken Jennings.
Simon & Schuster "Maphead" Book is more informative with the intriguing details, engaging anecdotes and enlightening analysis. Book explores different aspect of map culture including highpointing, geocaching, road atlas and rallying.
Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
Title: "Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks"
Author: Ken Jennings
Subject: Earth sciences
Number of pages: 304
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Publication date: 4/17/2012
Size: 8.82"H x 6.08"W x 0.8"D
Each chapter delves into a different aspect of map culture like highpointing, geocaching, road atlas rallying
Jennings also considers the ways in which cartography has shaped our history, suggesting that the impulse to make and read maps is as relevant today as it has ever been
Maphead is filled with intriguing details, engaging anecdotes and enlightening analysis
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