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Globalography: Our Interconnected World Revealed in 50 Maps
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Chris Fitch Sam Vickars
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Globalography: Our Interconnected World Revealed in 50 Maps

Chris Fitch Sam Vickars


Quarto Books

World atlases & world maps;


224 pages

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We present 50 unique maps - each in its own beautiful and fascinating style - that chart the globalography of our world. We live in an era of incredible connections and inter-dependency; connected through aid, migration, trade, finance and the invisible lines of culture, data, technology and ideas. These are not maps of nations in isolation, but of processes, trade links, flows of people, arts, cultures and objects. Each map examines the links, bonds and conflicts that brings our world together, creating a fascinating and intricate atlas of our connected planet. Split into 6 categories the essential, curious, invisible and intricate connections that make up are world are mapped.

Each map is accompanied by an essay by Chris Fitch, whose vivid text provides expert insight on how the connections have been formed and what they tell us about our world. Cities: how the city has grown bigger than the nation, charting the links that brings the worlds cities together Culture: mapping the trade links, idea sharing and unbreakable bonds of cultures that spread across boundaries Military: the bonds that define and break borders Objects: marking the routes, locations and links that connected lands and space through our things Nature: the lines and flows of the natural world Human: charting the links of people, languages, families and the influences of people.

By:   Chris Fitch
Maps by:   Sam Vickars
Imprint:   Quarto Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 290mm,  Width: 247mm, 
ISBN:   9781781317914
ISBN 10:   1781317917
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   September 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

People Refugees International pilgrimages International students and tourists Border-crossing commuters UN peacekeepers Global military posts Politics WorkersCulture Global sports Religious ties Social media Universities Scientific research, discoveries and collaborations Translated books World cinema Museum artefacts Art tradedMoney City trades Foreign aid World bank loans Remittances Investments Foreign property Stock markets Tax havensConsumption Fashion (designer/street) Cars Coffee, tea, wine and fizzy drinks Meat/dairy Fish Water Flowers BananasResources Gold/uranium Recycled tech/metals Sand Wood/mahogany Soy Cotton Coal/oil/gas and renewable energy WaterEnvironment Migratory movements of animals Invasive species Disease contagions in animals Movement of ice bergs Impact of El Nino Underwater heat conveyor Ocean currents and waves Groundwater flows Dust (See sample statistics request list for more content detail)

Chris Fitch is senior staff writer for Geographical, the official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). After growing up among the wild tropical rainforests of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, he now lives in London. @christophfitch

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