The Atlas of the Real World: Mapping the Way We Live / Edition 2

The Atlas of the Real World: Mapping the Way We Live / Edition 2

by Daniel Dorling, Mark Newman, Anna Barford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0500288534

ISBN-13: 9780500288535

Pub. Date: 10/15/2010

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

"Anyone with a yen for maps and statistics will be endlessly fascinated. . . enough unusual maps and mind-boggling data to appeal to a wider readership.”—Chicago Tribune
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

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"Anyone with a yen for maps and statistics will be endlessly fascinated. . . enough unusual maps and mind-boggling data to appeal to a wider readership.”—Chicago Tribune
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 locati

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500288535
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
10/15/2010
Edition description:
Revised and Expanded
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
1,248,338
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

The Resourceful World

Land Area and Population

Travel and Transport

Natural Resources and Energy

The Trading World

Globalization and Internationalism

Food and Consumables

Minerals, Natural Products and Petrochemicals

The Economic World

Manufactured Goods and Services

Wealth and Poverty

Employment and Productivity

The Social World

Housing and Education

Communication and Media

Health and Illness

The Perilous World

Death and Disaster

War and Crime

The Environmental World

Pollution and Depletion

Extinction and Endangerment

Endmatter

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