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Planet on the page: A visual atlas of our vast, fragile world.

Dazzling in scale, diversity and detail, the world never ceases to open our eyes and captivate our curiosity. Ever since the earliest cave paintings, humans have looked at this Earth that is our home and endeavored to understand it.

This expansive visual atlas presents the most exciting, creative and inspiring ways of explaining the world in information graphics. Divided into five chapters, the book covers the environment, technology, economics, society, and culture to reveal some of the Earth’s greatest intricacies in accessible visual form. Featuring more than 280 graphics, the collection focuses on the 21st century, but also includes historical masterpieces to put our current situation into perspective.

Author: Sandra Rendgen
Julius Wiedemann
Publisher: Taschen
Pages: 456pp
Size: 10 x 15 x 2
Notes: hardcover, color
Release Date: December 1, 2014
ISBN: 978-3836548830