The Atlas of the Real World

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The Atlas of the Real World

Mapping the Way We Live

By Daniel Dorling; Mark Newman; Anna Barford

Thames & Hudson, Hardcover, 9780500514252, 416pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2008

Description
The rainforests of South America, with thirty percent of the world's fresh water, make the continent balloon in an analysis of water resources, whereas Kuwait, dependent on desalinated seawater, disappears from the map. Fuel use, alcohol consumption, population, malaria: here are hundreds of key indicators to the way we live This innovative and exceptionally accessible reference work will be an indispensable tool for journalists, economists, marketers, politicians, financiers, environmentalists, and scholars. Its cartograms are augmented by graphs, tables, and full commentaries.

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