Off the Map

Off the Map

The Curious Histories of Place-names

Book - 1999
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This amusing, fact-filled book recharts geography--from Ptolemy to the break-up of Yugoslavia--through the eyes of intrepid seafarers, arrogant imperialists, feuding neighbors, gullible map-makers, and bumbling tourists. 50 maps.
Publisher: New York : Kodansha International, 1999, c1997.
ISBN: 9781568362984
Branch Call Number: 910/.3/Nel 6173cg 1
Characteristics: vii, 200 p. : ill., maps.


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