The Little Book of Shocking Global Facts (Little Book Of… (Fiell Publishing))

The Little Book of Shocking Global Facts (Little Book Of... (Fiell Publishing))

Combining startling graphic imagery with truly shocking facts gathered from the world's most authoritative sources, The Little Book of Shocking Global Facts is a powerful visual manifesto by the world's most respected graphic designer, Jonathan Barnbrook and his studio. How is it that the developed world spends billions of dollars annually on weaponry, while the poor of the developing world have no access to education, medicines or even clean drinking water? What exactly is the relationship between cheap goods on the high street and the wage-slavery of sweatshops? How have large corporations branded the world in which we live? The Little Book of Shocking Global Facts addresses these questions and many more besides, through its thought-provoking imagery and the persuasiveness of its first-rate research. This landmark publication demonstrates compellingly through words and pictures that unfettered globalisation is a highly destructive force when used for profit or political power, and t
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Seeing the Bigger Picture: Global Infographics

Seeing the Bigger Picture: Global Infographics

A book of stunning infographics that compares nations across different sets of data, offering a unique new way of understanding the worldEver wondered whether other countries consume as much bottled water as the U.S., or which country gives the most to charity? This book is jam packed with these fascinating statistics and many more about countries the world over. Each chart displays information using illustrated visuals, rather than dry words and traditional graphs or pie charts, which represent the data as well as the context of the study. Readers can discover a wealth of facts about each country across many topical subjects, including cancer survival, childhood mortality, church attendance, carbon dioxide emissions, defense spending, government debt, house prices, hours of sunshine, illegal drug consumption, immigration, literacy, murder rates, number of children per family, pet ownership, population density, rainfall, smoking, weight, and more. Informative, fun, and easy to unders
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National Geographic Global Atlas: A Comprehensive Picture of the World Today With More Than 300 New Maps, Infographics, and Illustrations

National Geographic Global Atlas: A Comprehensive Picture of the World Today With More Than 300 New Maps, Infographics, and Illustrations

From the changing shape of the warming northern polar region to the southern end of the globe in Antarctica, this atlas offers extraordinary new cartographic coverage of the entire globe. Through state-of-the-art maps and cutting-edge graphic design, this completely updated atlas covers the latest geopolitical developments and illuminates the important trends that grip the planet. From new political maps that review areas of turbulent civil strife in the Middle East to thematic spreads that highlight freshwater scarcity, climate and global warming, population growth, and more, this innovative book addresses the world's challenges and celebrates its wonders. Filled with dynamic infographics and compelling annotations and captions, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC GLOBAL ATLAS documents the critical facts, developments, and trends of our ever-evolving human and natural landscape.
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