The Atlas of the Real World

Nuclear Weapons: The size of each territory indicates the number of known or suspected strategic
nuclear weapons*
Put together by the people behind, a new reference book features 366 digitally modified maps (known as cartograms) that depict the world demographically. The maps cover a wide range of different topics, from population, health and productivity to poverty, warfare and crime. The Atlas of the Real World by Daniel Dorling, Mark Newman and Anna Barford is published next week from Thames & Hudson (£29.95) and eight of the maps are available to view here, along with a projection of the world by land area…