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World View

Episode 6 of 10

Mike Parker discovers how cartographers always keep one eye on the map and the other on new territorial disputes. From March 2010.

Self-confessed map addict Mike Parker explores modern cartography.

World View. Mike Parker considers the picture that maps and atlases give us of the wider world and our place in it. He discovers how cartographers always have to keep one eye on the map and the other on the news as territorial disputes rage, borders change and new countries emerge. And he visits Jan Morris to look through a collection of maps and atlases accumulated over sixty years of travel writing.

From 2010.

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 26 Feb 2019 02:15