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  • Cartographyby Menno-Jan Kraak; Ferjan Ormeling

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    This revised and updated edition integrates the latest in modern technology with traditional cartographic principles. While providing a solid conceptual foundation in cartographic methodology, the text also introduces the very latest advances that have greatly influenced cartographic techniques. The new edition reflects the increasing importance of... more...

  • Advances in Mapping from Remote Sensor Imageryby Xiaojun Yang; Jonathan Li

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 159.95

    Advances in Mapping from Remote Sensor Imagery: Techniques and Applications reviews some of the latest developments in remote sensing and information extraction techniques applicable to topographic and thematic mapping. Providing an interdisciplinary perspective, leading experts from around the world have contributed chapters examining state-of-the-art... more...

  • Mr Selden's Map of Chinaby Timothy Brook

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 25.31

    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...

  • Maps and Politicsby Jeremy Black

    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... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Economic Geographyby Andrew Leyshon; Roger Lee; Linda McDowell; Peter Sunley

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 44.95

    A broad and comprehensive Handbook, edited by leading figures in the field of economic geography. more...

  • Rhumb Lines and Map Warsby Mark Monmonier

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    In Rhumb Lines and Map Wars , Mark Monmonier offers an insightful, richly illustrated account of the controversies surrounding Flemish cartographer Gerard Mercator's legacy. He takes us back to 1569, when Mercator announced a clever method of portraying the earth on a flat surface, creating the first projection to take into account the earth's roundness.... more...

  • Mapping Latin Americaby Jordana Dym; Karl Offen

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 31.00

    For many, a map is nothing more than a tool used to determine the location or distribution of something—a country, a city, or a natural resource. But maps reveal much more: to really read a map means to examine what it shows and what it doesn’t, and to ask who made it, why, and for whom. The contributors to this new volume ask these... more...

  • Principles of Map Designby Judith A. Tyner

    Guilford Publications 2010; US$ 45.00

    This authoritative, reader-friendly text presents core principles of good map design that apply regardless of production methods or technical approach. The book addresses the crucial questions that arise at each step of making a map Who is the audience? What is the purpose of the map? Where and how will it be used? Students get the knowledge needed... more...

  • Charting the Worldby Richard Panchyk

    Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    Maps have been a part of human culture since the days of scratching on cave walls, and this richly illustrated history chronicles the road from simple diagrams used to avoid danger to the complex, navigational charts used today. Displaying an array of historic atlases and a variety of cartography styles, this book allows young readers to test their... more...

  • Geographic Visualizationby Martin Dodge; Mary McDerby; Martin Turner

    Wiley 2011; US$ 123.95

    Geographic Visualization: Concepts, Tools and Applications  is a ‘state-of-the-art’ review of the latest developments in the subject. It examines how new concepts, methods and tools can be creatively applied to solve problems relevant to a wide range of topics.  The text covers the impact of three-dimensional displays on user... more...