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Dec 04, 2018 - The New York Times

New this week:

A HISTORY OF AMERICA IN 100 MAPS By Susan Schulten. (University of Chicago, $35.) Maps often capture history much more economically than any narrative. This is Schulten’s premise, which she supports by offering 100 cartographic snapshots of America from the European arrival to the digital age.

FLYING TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN By James Cahill. (Phaidon, $59.95.) Cahill, who has written widely about the influence of classical antiquity on contemporary art, presents a lush ...