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The State of the World Atlas by Dan Smith

The State of the World Atlas

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The State of the World Atlas by Dan Smith
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Feb 09, 2021 | ISBN 9780143135074

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Praise for previous editions:

The State of the World Atlas is something else – an occasion of wit and an act of subversion…These are the bad dreams of the modern world, given color and shape and submitted to a grid that can be grasped instantaneously.” —New York Times

“Unique and uniquely beautiful…a discerning eye for data and a flair for the most sophisticated techniques of stylized graphic design; the atlas succeeds in displaying the geopolitical subtleties of global affairs in a series of dazzling color plates…tells us more about the world today than a dozen statistical abstracts or scholarly tomes.” —Los Angeles Times

“Coupled with an unusual non-distorting map projection and a series of brilliant cartographic devices, this gives a positively dazzling set of maps. It deserves to be widely used.” —New Society

“A super book that will not only sit on your shelf begging to be used, but will also be a good read. To call this book an atlas is like calling Calvados, applejack – it may be roughly accurate but it conveys nothing of the richness and flavour of the thing. Its inventive brilliance deserves enormous rewards.” —New Scientist

“Outspoken cataloguing of global oppressions and inequities, painstakingly sourced.” Independent on Sunday “Packed with fascinating facts and figures on everything from the international drugs industry to climate change.” —Evening Standard

“A political reference book which manages to translate hard, boring statistics into often shocking visual statements… required reading.” —NME

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