Odyssey - Maps + timelines
When did humans first inhabit different parts of the world? Haywood, J.: The New Atlas of World History: Global Events at a Glance.
La guerre globale enseigne la cartogaphie globale Disons le d’emblée, l’objet de l’étude du jour a un statut un peu particulier car il servira désormais de logo à cette « histoire globale par les sources » entamée depuis le mois de septembre dernier.
random notes: geographer-at-large
Detail of India from “The Illustration of The Great European War No.16 -- A humorous Atlas of the World,” by Tanaka, published in Japan, 1914. A rare satirical / political map f rom the Asian Perspective. Anthropomorphic and Zoomorphic Satirical Maps:#1
Anthropomorphic and Zoomorphic Satirical Maps:#2 Detail of China from “The Illustration of The Great European War No.16 -- A humorous Atlas of the World,” by Tanaka, published in Japan, 1914. A rare satirical / political map f rom the Asian Perspective.
Anthropomorphic and Zoomorphic Satirical Maps:#3 Australian Big Business Octopus, 2010
Rediscovering African Geographies The Catalan Atlas , 1375, by Abraham Cresques – detail showing Northern Africa, with a depiction of The King of Mali and Lord of Guinea, Mansa Musa, 1312-1337, seated on his throne in a stately fashion with crown, orb, and scepter, with the inscription: The richest and noblest King in the world. “This ‘atlas’ was the work of a family of Catalonian Jews who worked in Majorca at the end of the 14th century and was commissioned by Charles V of France at a time when the reputation of the Catalan chartmakers was at its peak. King Charles requested this map from Peter of Aragon, patron of the best Majorcan mapmaker of the time: Abraham Cresques.
Unconventional (yet informative!) Maps of the Big Apple Here are some cool maps on New York City (and yes, I am aware that for the most part, this means Manhattan below 96 th Street!
The Map Scroll
European History Interactive Map
The Flow of History