Mapping England

    Mapping England

    Simon Foxell

    Black Dog 2008

    Hardback 272pp Illustrated 290x242mm

    9781906155513   Product Code: 31137

    Mapping says a great deal about the way a nation sees itself and its place in the world. Through a series of fascinating maps, superbly reproduced in colour, this book shows how England has been depicted, from Matthew Paris to the Ordnance Survey. Arranged by theme, it examines maps drawn for military, administrative, sociological, medical and transport purposes and demonstrates how they unconsciously reveal the true state of the country and the hopes and fears of its inhabitants.

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