Simon Winchester

The Map That Changed The World

2002 (This Edition Published)

Main Details
Credits
Author Simon Winchester
Publisher Viking
Publisher Penguin Books
Date
First Published 2001
This Edition Published 2002
Copyright 2001
Identifying Codes
ISBN 13 978-0-140-28039-5
Barcode 9780140280395
Format Paperback
Genre
Page Count / Font 338 pages / Monotype Bell
Language English
Chapters List of Illustrations
About the Chapter Header Illustrations

Prologue
1. Escape on the Northbound Stage
2. A Land Awakening from Sleep
3. The Mystery of the Chedworth Bun
4. The Duke and the Baronet's Widow
5. A Light in the Underworld
6. The Slicing of Somerset
7. The View from York Minster
8. Notes from the Swan
9. The Dictator in the Drawing Room
10. The Great Map Conceived
11. A Jurassic Interlude
12. The Map that Changed the World
13. An Ungentlemanly Act
14. The Sale of the Century
15. The Wrath of Leviathan
16. The Lost and Found Man
17. All Honour to the Doctor
Epilogue

Glossary of Geological and Other Unfamiliar Terms Found in This Book
Sources and Recommended Reading
Acknowledgements
Illustration Acknowledgements
Index
Notes Coloured map of William Smith's 1815 map on inside front cover.
Coloured map of British Geological Survey on inside back cover.
Contains many illustrations.
Every chapter has the illustration of a fossil (except for one, which is a microscopic segment of rock)

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