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Title Maps & civilization : cartography in culture and society / Norman J.W. Thrower.
Author Thrower, Norman J. W. (Norman Joseph William)
Publication Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Copyright date ©2008
Edition Third edition.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 352 pages) : illustrations, maps
text file
Call # eBOOK
Note An earlier edition of this work was published as Maps and Man: An Examination of Cartography in Relation to Culture and Civilization, Prentice-Hall, 1972.
Previous edition: 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : maps of preliterate peoples -- Maps of classical antiquity -- Early maps of East and South Asia -- Cartography in Europe and Islam in the Middle Ages -- The rediscovery of Ptolemy and cartography in Renaissance Europe -- Cartography in the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment -- Diversification and development in the nineteenth century -- Modern cartography : official and quasi-official maps -- Modern cartography : private and institutional maps.
Note Text in English.
Print version record.
Subject Cartography -- History.
Cartography -- Social aspects.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Geography.
Cartography. (OCoLC)fst00848025
Genre Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author Thrower, Norman J. W. (Norman Joseph William). Maps and man: an examination of cartography in relation to culture and civilization.
OverDrive, Inc.
Alt Title Maps and civilization
Cartography in culture and society
Related To Print version: Thrower, Norman Joseph William. Maps & civilization. 3rd ed. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008 9780226799742 0226799743 (OCoLC)175283893
ISBN 9780226799759 electronic bk.
0226799751 electronic bk.

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