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How Russia Secretly Mapped the World

You may not be surprised to learn that during the Cold War the Soviet Union gathered information about the West. But you may be astonished to discover just how much they knew about your town, your street, even your house. John Davies and Alexander Kent, authors of The Red Atlas tell the story of the world’s most comprehensive mapping endeavor and, arguably, the world’s most intriguing maps.

After the talk, John and Alexander will be signing copies of The Red Atlas: How the Soviet Union Secretly Mapped the World at the Signings at Stanfords stand.

Sunday, 4 February, 2018 - 11:00
Alexander Kent, Academic, Editor & Author
John Davies, Map Collector, Editor & Author
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