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Jerry Brotton

Jerry Brotton is professor of Renaissance studies at Queen Mary University of London and a leading expert in the history of cartography. He presented the BBC4 series Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession in 2010, and is the author of numerous critically acclaimed books, including Global Interests: Renaissance Art between East and West , cowritten with Lisa Jardine, and the best-selling and prize-winning A History of the World in Twelve Maps .