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- Springer US 2012; US$ 179.00
Linking People, Place, and Policy: A GIScience Approach describes a breadth of research associated with the study of human-environment interactions, with particular emphasis on land use and land cover dynamics. This book examines the social, biophysical, and geographical drivers of land use and land cover patterns and their dynamics, which are interpreted... more...
- Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99
Maps show us where things are in the world with abstract pictures of what is in view. Many maps have grid coordinates that make it easier to locate where something is. A vertical grid line is known as longitude and a horizontal line is known as latitude. Symbols and keys are important parts of maps. A scale helps us know how far apart things are from... more...
- Reaktion Books 2000; US$ 22.50
?We all rely on the apparent accuracy and objectivity of maps, but often do not see the very process of mapping as political. Are the power and purpose of maps inherently political? Maps and Politics addresses this important question and seeks to emphasize that the apparent ?objectivity? of the map-making and map-using process cannot be divorced... more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 11.98
In 1659, a vast and unusual map of China arrived in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. It was bequeathed by John Selden, a London business lawyer, political activist, former convict, MP and the city's first Orientalist scholar. Largely ignored, it remained in the bowels of the library, until called up by an inquisitive reader. When Timothy Brook saw it... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00
This book examines the trends, concepts and directions in cartography and mapping in modernism and post-modernism. It explores philosophical and epistemological issues in cartography from positivist-empiricist, neo-positivist and post-structuralist stances. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
First published in 1967, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of eight of the chapters from the original Models in Geography , published in 1967. The first chapter broadly outlines geographical generalization and examines the nature and function of generalized statements, ranging from conceptual... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 269.00
The contributions of this book describe the main focus of cartographic heritage with the help of theory, state-of-the-art practices and experience reports. The topics span from archiving, reproduction, education, geometric precision to psychological aspects. more...