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The Lost Art of Finding Our Way

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$24.00 • £19.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674088078

Publication Date: 11/16/2015

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544 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

171 halftones, 54 line illustrations, 3 tables

Belknap Press

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  • 1. Before the Bubble
  • 2. Maps in the Mind
  • 3. On Being Lost
  • 4. Dead Reckoning
  • 5. Urban Myths of Navigation
  • 6. Maps and Compasses
  • 7. Stars
  • 8. The Sun and the Moon
  • 9. Where Heaven Meets Earth
  • 10. Latitude and Longitude
  • 11. Red Sky at Night
  • 12. Reading the Waves
  • 13. Soundings and Tides
  • 14. Currents and Gyres
  • 15. Speed and Stability of Hulls
  • 16. Against the Wind
  • 17. Fellow Wanderers
  • 18. Baintabu’s Story
  • Appendix 1
  • Appendix 2
  • Appendix 3
  • Appendix 4
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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