Barefoot World Atlas
Divided by geographical region, the Barefoot World Atlas looks at the way in which communities and cultures across the world have been shaped by their natural environment, and at the ideas and initiatives which are shaping the future. An atlas for the twenty-first century, it shows how all parts of the planet are interconnected and looks at the challenges which face us all in creating a sustainable future.
- Introduction includes the story of the solar system and the history of map-making.
- Maps of regions and oceans bring faraway places to life
- Illustrated geographical and architectural features
- Information about people plants and wildlife, from oil fields to Buddhist monks to the Amazon rainforest.
- Fold-out booklets reveal fascinating facts about each region.
About the Author:
Nick Crane is a cartographer, explorer, writer and well-loved television presenter. As a child, Nick explored the Norfolk countryside armed with a bicycle and a map; ever since, he has been journeying the world. In 1992-3, he walked 10,000 kilometers across Europe, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Black Sea. He lives with his family in London.
About the Illustrator:
David Dean is a full-time illustrator who travels the world from the comfort of his own studio. He paints in a room surrounded by books from many different cultures, which inspire his exotic and colourful work. In his spare time, David enjoys walking and taking photographs of the countryside near his house in Cheshire.
ISBN / Barcode: 9781846863325
- Emphasises sustainability and diversity
- Explores the interconnectedness of everything on the planet
- Perfect for young armchair travellers
- 255 x 300 mm, hardcover, 56 pages
- With pull-out map
they say about NI..
M Tutu, Archbishop of Cape Town
“New Internationalist is independent, lively and properly provocative,
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globe that risk marginalisation. Read it!.”
World Map Poster
in true proportion, laminated
include: Animal Rights, Arms
Caste & Hierarchies,
Change, Conflict & Peace, Democracy, Equality, Fair
Trade, Global Finance, Global
Media, Global Surveillance, Globalization, Global Terrorism, Green Politics,
HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Indigenous
Migration, Islam, Religion, Science, Sexual Diversity, United Nations, Water, Women, World Food, World Health, World
History, World Music, World Population & World