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The red atlas : how the Soviet Union secretly mapped the world / John Davies, Alexander J. Kent, foreword by James Risen
Bib ID 7501465
Format BookBook [text, cartographic image, volume]
Author
Davies, John (John Michael), 1942- author, cartographer
 
Description Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2017 
©2017 
234 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm 
ISBN 9780226389578 (hardcover) (alkaline paper)
022638957X (hardcover) (alkaline paper)
Invalid ISBN 9780226389608 (electronic book)
Full contents
  • Why this book is a detective story
  • War and peace
  • The background of the story
  • from Napoleon's march on Moscow to the collapse of the Soviet Union
  • Capturing the world
  • on paper
  • Describing the style, content, and symbology of the red army's maps of the world
  • Plots and plans
  • The overt and covert methods of the Soviet cartographers
  • Resurrection
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Cartography -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union.  |  Cartography -- Soviet Union -- History.
Other authors/contributors Kent, Alexander, 1977- , author, cartographer  |  Risen, James, writer of foreword
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