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Maps: Finding Our Place in the World

by James R Akerman and Robert W Karrow Jr University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2007
ISBN:
9780226010755
Format:
Hbk 336 pages

Maps are universal forms of communication, easily understood and appreciated regardless of culture or language. This book introduces...

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How to Lie with Maps

by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1996
ISBN:
9780226534213
Format:
Pbk 222 pages

Originally published to wide acclaim, this lively, cleverly illustrated essay on the use and abuse of maps teaches us how to evaluate...

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Spying with Maps: Surveillance Technologies and the Future of Privacy

by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
02/2004
ISBN:
9780226534282
Format:
Pb+ 250 pages

Maps, as we know, help us find our way around. But they're also powerful tools for someone hoping to find you. Widely available...

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Rhumb Lines and Map Wars: A Social History of the Mercator Projection

by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
09/2004
ISBN:
9780226534312
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

In Rhumb Lines and Map Wars, Mark Monmonier offers an insightful, richly illustrated account of the controversies surrounding...

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Apollo's Eye: A Cartographic Genealogy of the Earth in the Western Imagination

by Denis Cosgrove Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
09/2003
ISBN:
9780801874444
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Long before we had the ability to photograph the earth from space--to see our planet as it would be seen by the Greek god Apollo--images...

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Cartographic Japan: A History in Maps

by Karen Wigen, Sugimoto Fumiko and Cary Karacas University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780226073057
Format:
Hbk 336 pages

Miles of shelf space in contemporary Japanese bookstores and libraries are devoted to travel guides, walking maps, and topical...

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No Dig, No Fly, No Go: How Maps Restrict and Control

by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
05/2010
ISBN:
9780226534688
Format:
Pb+ 216 pages

Some maps help us find our way; others restrict where we go andwhat we do. These maps control behavior, regulating activitiesfrom...

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Coast Lines: How Mapmakers Frame the World and Chart Environmental Change

by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
04/2008
ISBN:
9780226534039
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

In the next century, sea levels are predicted to rise at unprecedented rates, causing flooding around the world, from the islands...

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From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim and Inflame

by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
08/2007
ISBN:
9780226534664
Format:
Pb+ 230 pages

Brassiere Hills, Alaska. Mollys Nipple, Utah. Outhouse Draw,Nevada. In the early twentieth century, it was common fortowns...

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Historical Atlas of Tibet

by Karl E Ryavec University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
05/2015
ISBN:
9780226732442
Format:
Hbk 216 pages

Cradled among the world’s highest mountains—and sheltering one of its most devout religious communities—Tibet is, for many of...

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History of Cartography Volume 3: Cartography in the European Renaissance 2 volume set

by David Woodward University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
07/2007
ISBN:
9780226907321
Format:
Hbk 2272 pages

When the University of Chicago Press launched the landmark History of Cartography series nearly thirty years ago, founding editors...

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Flattening the Earth: Two Thousand Years of Map Projections

by John P. Snyder University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1993
ISBN:
9780226767475
Format:
Pb+ 384 pages

As long as there have been maps, cartographers have grappled with the impossibility of portraying the earth in two dimensions....

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History of Cartography, Volume 1: Cartography in Prehistoric, Ancient, and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean

by J B Harley and David Woodward University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
09/1998
ISBN:
9780226316338
Format:
Hbk 622 pages

By developing the broadest and most inclusive definition of the term 'map' ever adopted in the history of cartography, this inaugural...

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Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

by Karen Pinto University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
11/2016
ISBN:
9780226126968
Format:
Hbk 384 pages

Hundreds of exceptional cartographic images are scattered throughout medieval and early modern Arabic, Persian, and Turkish manuscript...

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After the Map: Cartography, Navigation, and the Transformation of Territory in the Twentieth Century

by William Rankin University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
06/2016
ISBN:
9780226339368
Format:
Hbk 416 pages

For most of the twentieth century, maps were indispensable. They were how governments understood, managed, and defended their...

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