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The Atlas Of The Real World : Mapping The Way We Live :  Mapping The Way We Live - Daniel Dorling

The Atlas Of The Real World : Mapping The Way We Live

Mapping The Way We Live

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Published: 1st July 2010
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In this definitive reference, sophisticated software combines with comprehensive analysis of every aspect of life to represent the world as it really is. Digitally modified maps or cartograms depict the areas and countries of the world not by their physical size, but by their demographic importance on a vast range of subjects, from basic data on population, health, and occupation to how many toys we import and who's eating the most vegetables. Each territory on a map displays its data geographically, shrinking and expanding in proportion to other areas. The cartograms are organized into topics ranging from Food and Consumables to Pollution and Depletion, and are accompanied by graphs, charts, tables, and full commentaries. This revised edition features sixteen new maps on the world's religious beliefs and the location.

'An entirely new way of looking at our planet' - The Times
'Should be in every geography classroom and in every school, college and university library' - The Geographical Association
'Mind-boggling' - Mail on Sunday

ISBN: 9780500288535
ISBN-10: 0500288534
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 1st July 2010
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 26.8  x 3.28
Weight (kg): 1.94
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised