Revelatory, thought-provoking and fun, Brilliant Maps is a unique atlas of culture, history, politics and miscellanea, compiled by the editor of the iconic Brilliant Maps website. As visually arresting as Information is Beautiful and as full of surprising facts and figures as any encyclopaedia, Brilliant Maps is a stunning piece of cartography that maps our curious and varied planet.
For graphic design enthusiasts, compulsive Wikipedia readers and those looking for the sort of gift they buy for someone else and wind up keeping for themselves, this book will change the way you see the world and your place in it.
This lovely [book]... pulls together fascinating statistics, which are illustrated superbly using a wonderful array of maps... the key to the book's success is the mixture of serious, fun and thought-provoking maps... thoughtful, fun and beautifully illustrated guide to our constantly surprising planet... terrifically interesting stuff
A brilliant collection ... Absolutely absorbing stuff, beautifully laid out
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