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Books & Magazines December, 4 2010

“Cartographies of Time: A History of the Timeline” Book

Here’s a great gift idea for anyone interested in the development and evolution of map making. “Cartographies of TimeCartographies of Time: A History of the Timeline Book is the first comprehensive history of graphic representations of time in Europe and the United States from 1450 to the present. Authors Daniel Rosenberg and Anthony Grafton have crafted a lively history featuring fanciful characters and unexpected twists and turns. From medieval manuscripts to websites, Cartographies of Time features a wide variety of timelines that in their own unique ways—curving, crossing, branching—defy conventional thinking about the form.” Fans of a proper user experience or information delivery will most likely nerd out on this one.

Available now from AmazonCartographies of Time: A History of the Timeline Book.

Some looks inside Cartographies of TimeCartographies of Time: A History of the Timeline Book after the click.

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