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The book of circles : visualizing spheres of knowledge, Manuel Lima, (ebook)

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The book of circles : visualizing spheres of knowledge
Title
The book of circles
Title remainder
visualizing spheres of knowledge
Statement of responsibility
Manuel Lima
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Language
eng
Summary
In this follow-up to his hugely popular The Book of Trees and Visual Complexity, Manuel Lima takes us on a lively tour through millennia of circular information design. Three hundred detailed and colorful illustrations from around the world cover an encyclopedic array of subjects-architecture, urban planning, fine art, design, fashion, technology, religion, cartography, biology, astronomy, and physics, all based on the circle, the universal symbol of unity, wholeness, infinity, enlightenment, and perfection. Clay tokens used by ancient Sumerians as a system of recording trade are juxtaposed with logos of modern retailers like Target; Venn diagrams are discussed alongside the trefoil biohazard symbol, symbols of the Christian trinity, and the Olympic rings; and a diagram revealing the characteristics of ten thousand porn stars displays structural similarities to early celestial charts placing the earth at the center of the universe. Lima's introduction provides an authoritative history of the circle, and a preface describes his unique taxonomy of the many varieties of circle diagrams, rounding out this visual feast for infographics enthusiasts
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Midwest
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Lima, Manuel
Dewey number
302.2/223
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Visual communication
  • Circle
  • Signs and symbols
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adult
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The book of circles : visualizing spheres of knowledge, Manuel Lima, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616895846
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11878598
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remote
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11878598
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MWT11878598
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The book of circles : visualizing spheres of knowledge, Manuel Lima, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616895846
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11878598
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11878598
System control number
MWT11878598
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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