The World of Maps is a book produced to accompany the International Map Year. The perspective of the book is to broaden the knowledge of cartography and geographic information among the general public and especially among school children.
The World of Maps includes individual chapters covering a variety of cartographic topics and issues that form a coherent introduction, reference volume and work-book for those who are interested in investigating the nature of contemporary mapping. Please note that chapters may be replaced with new versions when needed.
The book is currently available in
B. Rystedt, F.J. Ormeling (ed.): “The World of Maps”,
International Cartographic Association, Stockholm, 2014, 147 pages.