Mapping the Cold War: Cartography and the Framing of America’s International Power

Price: (as of – Details) Serves notice that maps will continue to deliver intelligence details that will shape opinion quickly by virtue of the visual…recommended–CHOICE [Historians] will appreciate the rich evidence Barney presents in making his case that mapmaking was a central part of the Cold War battle. This book should be in every research library.–H-Net Reviews A fine book that should be read by any geographer or historian, especially those interested in mapping and the history of the Cold War.–AAG Review of Books Stimulating and path-breaking.–Journal of Historical Geography Interesting material on several important topics of recent history and

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National Geographic Magazine – May, 2018. Picasso Issue. Pablo Picasso & Cubism; Mapping the Stars; Termite Tricks; South Sudan Refugees; Arctic Camping; Dinosaurs to Birds; Fakarava Shark Frenzy

Price: (as of – Details) New, and pristine; see scans and description. Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 2018. The May, 2018 ‘Picasso’ Issue. Quarto, photo-illustrated perfect-bound wraps,144 pp. New, bright, pristine and squeaky clean, removed from shipping bag only for scanning and description. Opened bag and its own piece of ephemera to accompany. Now in sealed storage, on premises. NGS’s laid-in promotional cardstock offers remain, of course. See scans. Feature articles include, among others: Pablo Picasso & Cubism; Mapping the Stars; Ridding Science of Sexual Harassers; Termite Tricks; South Sudan Woman Refugees; Arctic Camping; Dinosaurs Become Birds; Muslim in America;

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