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The Mapmaker’s World

A Cultural History of the European World Map
MARJO T. NURMINEN

The Mapmaker’s World dives deep into the exciting history of the European world map and the very creation of our own worldview, as the earth was first depicted in maps.

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Ultima Thule

Arctic Explorations
MATTI LAINEMA, JUHA NURMINEN

Ultima Thule narrates the 2500 year long history of explorations of the northern areas from Pytheas to Peary, from antiquity through the Vikings and the great journeys of exploration to the conquest of the North Pole.

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The History of Seafaring

Navigating the World’s Oceans
DONALD S. JOHNSON, JUHA NURMINEN

“This magnificent book tells the history of the seas and ships. It is richly and impressively illustrated with rare maps, old manuscripts, pictures of navigational tools and of course paintings of the ships themselves and pictures of their scale models. The result is simply striking.”
– Peter Barber, Head of Map Collections, The British Library

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