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Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps: Mapping Out the Modern World

Author: VARGIC MARTIN
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 128
Pub Date: 24/09/2015
Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
ISBN: 9780718181147
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Quick overview With a collection of 64 maps and infographics, this book includes the Map of Stereotypes Maps of Internet, YouTube and Gaming Maps of Literature, Music and Sport.
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EXPLORE THE WORLD AS YOU NEVER KNEW IT WITH VARGIC'S ASTONISHING MISCELLANY OF CURIOUS MAPS. This Atlas includes four fold out whole printed maps AND a double sided removable poster showing The Map of Stereotypes and The Map of Video Websites. *** Vargic's Miscellany is a collection of 64 maps and infographics. See the world mapped out by stereotypes; discover the Internet in cartographical form; marvel at the maps of global technology and culture; and explore the world through infographics and statistics. This wonderful and strange atlas is a treasure trove of interesting, unexpected and bizarre facts - a glorious celebration of our big beautiful diverse world. Includes: The Map of Stereotypes Maps of Internet, YouTube and Gaming Maps of Literature, Music and Sport The Map of Separatist Europe 51 infographic maps - from lighting strikes to sexual partners, heavy metal bands to tractors And many more ...Praise for Martin Vargic: 'Beautiful' Independent 'It's a cliche to say an artist can change the way you look at the world - but Martin Vargic truly has' www.nypost.com 'This is a must read' www.visualnews.com 'Bitingly satirical' www.slate.com 'A phenomenal collection' www.independent.
co.uk 'Amazing' Daily Mail 'Gorgeous' www.pastemagazine.com 'Martin Vargic's maps of the world look like they belong on parchment, hung on walls of estates that no one can really afford ...but there's more to the world than piles of dirt and great swathes of sea water ...his cartography creates an indirect commentary on how cultural proximities are every bit as relevant in the digital age as geographical ones' www.bostonglobe.com 'Weird and wonderful' www.mirror.co.uk

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