Here’s a fun hack I just finished. It’s an interface to a handpicked set of history books from Amazon. (More of a gesture at an interface than the real thing — if this had better resolution (zoom?), and more books (say, 1000?), I think it could be cool.)
Some of the book information is snarfed from Amazon using their Web Services API; the map is from worldatlas.com.
3 thoughts on “History Book Finder”
TimBoy has written a pretty darn nifty little applet using Amazon.com’s web API. Select a date from the drop-down box, click anywhere on the map, and below the map will appear a list of books that discuss the region and…
I’m looking for a book published in 1825 titled
The actual state of the Mexican mines, and the reasonable expectations of the shareholders of the Anglo-Mexican Mine Association, being the substance . . .
HOPE YOU FIND IT WOW PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY-BETTER THAN TRYING TO FIND PSYCHOLOGY BOOK