Book title: Atlas of Namibia
Subtitle: A portrait of the land and its people
Authors: John Mendelsohn; Alice Jarvis; Carole Roberts; Tony Robertson
Publisher: Sunbird Publishers
Reprint of 3rd edition, Cape Town, South Africa 2010
ISBN 9781920289164 / ISBN 978-1-920289-16-4
Hardcover, 24x33 cm, 220 pages, 200 colour photographs and maps, English text
Atlas of Namibia is a portrait of the land and its peolpe and belongs into every serious collection of Namibiana and gets deep into environmental studies. This authoritative Atlas of Namibia has been produced with both the general reader and the serious student in mind. Illustrated throughout with colour maps and striking photographs, it contains a wealth of information about the land and its people rendered in both graphic and cartographic form. Its coverage is comprehensive. In addition to a series of topographical maps of the entire country, the atlas deals with Namibia’s climate, geology, fauna and flora, land ownership and uses, human demography, economy and social services. Written and devised by an expert team, the text is informative and accessible, and the maps and photographs fascinating to look at. All in all, this is a book that will provide both useful knowledge and endless pleasure, and is the standard in its field.