Topic: Maps and Mapping

IMG_7690Thanks to Julija Šukys for this list on maps and mapping! Add your suggestions in the comments below!


  1. The Mapmaker’s Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon
    by Robert Whitaker
    A non-fiction book that reads like a historical novel. It tells the story of the French Geodesic Mission to South America in 1735, including all the political intrigue and infighting to launch the expedition, the technical, cultural, and political difficulties faced, the journey of an expedition member’s native wife down the Amazon to join him on the Atlantic coast.


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