Ian Goldin (Author) Ian Goldin (Author) Ian Goldin is the Oxford University Professor of Globalisation and Development and the founding Director of the Oxford Martin School, a world-leading group of over 300 experts from across Oxford University tackling the most pressing challenges facing humanity. Previously Ian was economic advisor to President Mandela and then Vice President and Policy Head for the World Bank. He has been a keynote speaker at successive Davos and TED events, presented the BBC Series After the Crash and is the author of 22 books. Robert Muggah (Author) Robert Muggah is a globally recognized scholar and practitioner of political economy. He co-founded the Igarape Institute - a leading think and do tank devoted to promoting data-driven and evidenced-based safety and justice across Latin America, Africa and Asia. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times and the BBC. He has delivered several TED talks and is a regular speaker at the World Economic Forum Davos summit.
A riveting account of humanitys most pressing challenges and innovative solutions, fusing mesmerizing maps and compelling analysis to help navigate our complex future. An indispensable read. Ian Goldin and Robert Muggahs hypnotic maps surprise and amaze. This book offers a future-looking guide to navigate our uncertain times. Offering an unflinching account of our challenges and ways to fix them, it willleave you optimistic about the future. Fascinating, beautiful, alarming and revelatory use of mapping and infographics Terra Incognita draws readers into multiple worlds and provides the tools to navigate between them. Goldin and Muggah use powerfully-engaging maps to help understand and confront our biggest challenges - from climate change to inequality. By inviting readers to traverse a vast range of disciplines and ideas, their volume helps each of us better appreciate how our problems are interconnected. This is a must read for everyone striving to make a better world. -- Saskia Sassen, Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University, author of Expulsions and The Global City Every young person must read this book. Full of mesmerizing maps and powerful story-telling, Terra Incognita is an indispensable guide to change our futures for the better. -- Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol