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Rachel Hewitt completed her doctoral thesis at the university of London in 2008, and is currently a Research Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London and Westfield. She is the author of Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey (Granta Books) which won the Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for Non-Fiction, awarded to authors engaged on their first major commissioned works of non-fiction.

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Map of a Nation A Biography of the Ordnance Survey by Rachel Hewitt
Map of a Nation A Biography of the Ordnance Survey
Rachel Hewitt
Shortlisted for the Galaxy Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award 2011. How did we end up with one of the best mapping systems in the world, what is the Ordnance Survey and how did it originate? Rachel Hewitt’s history...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2011
Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey by Rachel Hewitt
Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey
Rachel Hewitt
Map of a Nation is a deliciously readable account of one of the great untold British adventure stories, featuring intrepid individuals lugging brass theodolites up mountains to make the country visible to itself for the first time. A much beloved...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2010

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