Where Am I?

Where Am I?

The Story of Maps and Navigation
by A.G. Smith (Author)
55 loans, One at a time

If you want to find your place on Earth, where must you look?

Who were the first ancient mapmakers?

What is the Chinese south-pointing carriage?

How did Christianity influence mapmaking?

Where Am I? is the fascinating story of how
people began to chart the physical world
and their place in it. Richly illustrated with
meticulous drawings, it takes readers on
a journey of their own. From Babylonia to
Scandinavia, North America to China, Greece to Polynesia, ingenious methods and inventions will delight all those who marvel at the human spirit of adventure and ties to home.

Publication date
January 23, 2023
File size
9 MB
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