The Atlas of the Real World: Mapping the Way We Live

The Atlas of the Real World: Mapping the Way We Live

by Daniel Dorling (Author), Mark Newman (Author), Anna Barford (Author)


Now available in paperback, this reference book has everything we need to make sense of today's world. 366 digitally modified maps - known as cartograms - depict the areas and countries of the world by their demographic importance on a vast range of topics, ranging from basic data on population, health, wealth and occupation to how many toys we import and who's eating their vegetables. Created by the team behind, The Atlas of the Real World book is an invaluable resource for home reference, schools, universities, journalists and trend-spotting professionals everywhere.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
Edition: Revised edition
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 04 Oct 2010

ISBN 10: 0500288534
ISBN 13: 9780500288535
Book Overview: Winner of The Geographical Association's 2009 Gold Award this thought-provoking atlas is the ultimate resource for everyone who wants to understand how their country or region fits into the new world order

Media Reviews
'An entirely new way of looking at our planet' - The Times
'Should be in every geography classroom and in every school, college and university library' - The Geographical Association
'Mind-boggling' - Mail on Sunday
Author Bio
Daniel Dorling is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK. Mark Newman is The Paul Dirac Collegiate Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan, USA. Anna Barford is a Research Associate at the University of Sheffield, UK.