History of Britain in Maps

Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 14:00 to 14:45
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From Mappa Mundi to modern election maps, the United Kingdom has evolved rapidly, along with the ways in which it has been mapped. During this time, cartography has not only kept pace with these changes, but has often driven them. In his beautiful book, Philip Parker reproduces more than 90 maps that give a visual representation of the history of Britain. Chaired by Julia Wheeler

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Julia Wheeler
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