Map Books of 2020

Here are the books that, to my knowledge, have been published or are scheduled to be published in 2020.

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February

The Sky Atlas (cover)The Sky Atlas
by Edward Brooke-Hitching
Chronicle, 25 Feb 2020 (U.S. edition)
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April

The InfographicThe Infographic: A History of Data Graphics in News and Communications
by Murray Dick
MIT Press, 21 Apr 2020
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May

The History of Cartography, Vol. 4: Cartography in the European Enlightenment (cover)The History of Cartography, Vol. 4: Cartography in the European Enlightenment
edited by Matthew H. Edney and Mary Sponberg Pedley
University of Chicago Press, 18 May 2020
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Practical Handbook of Thematic Cartography: Principles, Methods, and Applications
by Nicolas Lambert and Christine Zanin
CRC Press, 21 May 2020
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Mapping Indigenous Land (cover)Mapping Indigenous Land: Native Land Grants in Colonial New Spain
by Ana Pulido Rull
University of Oklahoma Press, 28 May 2020
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June

The Atlas of Women Explorers (cover)The Atlas of Women Explorers
by Riccardo Francaviglia; Margherita Sgarlata (illustrator)
White Star, 2 Jun 2020 | ages 8 and up
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When Maps Become the World (cover)When Maps Become the World
by Rasmus Grønfeldt Winther
University of Chicago Press, 29 Jun 2020
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Ocean Speaks (cover)Ocean Speaks: How Marie Tharp Revealed the Ocean’s Biggest Secret
by Jess Keating; Katie Hickey (illustrator)
Tundra Books, 30 Jun 2020 | ages 4-8
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July

MacDonald Gill: Charting a Life (cover)MacDonald Gill: Charting a Life
by Caroline Walker
Unicorn, 1 Jul 2020
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The Indies of the Setting Sun (cover)The Indies of the Setting Sun: How Early Modern Spain Mapped the Far East as Far as the Transpacific West
by Ricardo Padrón
University of Chicago Press, 29 Jul 2020
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The Politics of Maps (cover)The Politics of Maps: Cartographic Constructions of Israel/Palestine
by Christine Leuenberger and Izhak Schnell
Oxford University Press, 31 Jul 2020
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August

Cover Not AvailableMaps from Extinct Countries
by Gideon Defoe
Ebury Press, 13 Aug 2020
Amazon

Terra Incognita (cover)Terra Incognita: 100 Maps to Survive the Next 100 Years
by Ian Goldin and Robert Muggah
Century, 27 Aug 2020
Amazon (Canada, UK) | Apple Books

September

Collins World Atlas: Complete Edition (4th edition)Collins World Atlas: Complete Edition (cover)
HarperCollins, 3 Sep 2020
Amazon (Canada, UK)

Mapping Crisis (cover)Mapping Crisis: Participation, Datafication, and Humanitarianism in the Age of Digital Mapping
edited by Doug Specht
University of London Press, 14 Sep 2020
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Underground Cities (cover)Underground Cities
by Mark Ovenden
White Lion, 22 Sep 2020
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Marie’s OceanMarie's Ocean (cover)
by Josie James
Henry Holt, 22 Sep 2020 | ages 5-9
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October

Oxford Atlas of the World, 27th EditionOxford Atlas of the World (cover)
Oxford University Press, 1 Oct 2020
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History of World Trade in Maps (cover)History of World Trade in Maps
by Philip Parker
HarperCollins, 1 Oct 2020
Amazon (Canada, UK)

The Times Concise Atlas of the World, 14th edition (cover)The Times Concise Atlas of the World (14th edition)
HarperCollins, 1 Oct 2020
Amazon (Canada, UK) | Bookshop

A History of the Second World War in 100 MapsA History of the Second World War in 100 Maps
by Jeremy Black
University of Chicago Press, 19 Oct 2020
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Strata (cover)Strata: William Smith’s Geological Maps
The Geological Society
University of Chicago Press, 19 Oct 2020
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The Eternal City (cover)The Eternal City: A History of Rome in Maps
by Jessica Maier
University of Chicago Press, 22 Oct 2020
Amazon (Canada, UK) | Bookshop

November

Antarctic Atlas (cover)Antarctic Atlas: A Continent in 70 Maps
by Peter Fretwell
Particular Books, 5 Nov 2020
Amazon UK | Kindle-only: Amazon (Canada) | Apple Books

Time in Maps (cover)Time in Maps: From the Age of Discovery to Our Digital Era
edited by Kären Wigen and Caroline Winterer
University of Chicago Press, 23 Nov 2020
Amazon (Canada, UK) | Bookshop

Coming in 2021

The Times Mini Atlas of the World (8th Edition)The Times Mini Atlas of the World (8th Edition)
HarperCollins, 4 Mar 2021
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Mapping Nature Across the Americas (cover)Mapping Nature Across the Americas
edited by Kathleen A. Brosnan and James R. Akerman
University of Chicago Press, 22 Mar 2021
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