Geography

Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, lit. "earth description") is a field of science dedicated to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of the Earth.

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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics
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The Scrambled States of America
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How the States Got Their Shapes
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Picture Books About Traveling
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... cooptation of the rhetoric of beauty, morality and duty into the realm of commercial life set in train the development of other rhetorics designed to sell growing numbers of products that promised both surface change and inner transformation.
Elaine Stratford, Home, Nature and the Feminine Ideal: Geographies of the Interior and of Empire

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Eratosthenes, the mapmaker who was the first man to accurately measure the size of the Earth, was a librarian.
Ken Jennings, Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks

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