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The Lost Art of Finding Our Way

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The Lost Art Of Finding Our Way

Long before GPS and Google Earth, humans traveled vast distances using environmental clues and simple instruments. What is lost when technology substitutes for our innate capacity to find our way? Illustrated with 200 drawings, this narrative" part treatise, part travelogue, and part navigational history" brings our own world into sharper view.

Belknap Press

Belknap Press

John Edward Huth

John Edward Huth

No of Pages
544
Publisher
Belknap Press
ISBN-13
9780674088078
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Book Format
Paperback
Published Date
Nov 16, 2015

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Table of Contents

1. Before the Bubble 1
2. Maps in the Mind 11
3. On Being Lost 30
4. Dead Pekoning 53
5. Urban Myths of Navigation 81
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About John Edward Huth

John Edward Huth is Donner Professor of Science in the Physics Department at Harvard University.

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