The Dangerous Book for Cartographers
|The other week I picked up The Dangerous Book for Boys for my son, Bear (though not entirely for Bear).
I was ecstatic to see that it is packed with geographic and mapping explanations. Are you kidding?! I get to read to Bear at bedtime about how Latitude and Longitude works; how to navigate with a compass and a map?? Too good to be true.
Not since the Age of Exploration has a mastery of cartography and geography meant such serious business to all of mankind. That’s my kind of danger.