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  • Graphs and Networksby Philippe Mathis

    ISTE 2006; US$ 105.00

    This book concerns the use of graphs for the simulation and representation of mainly transport networks. The aim of the book is to treat networks in both spatial analysis and urban management, together with the simulation by graph theory, a tool that makes it possible to solve various classic problems such as high-speed roads between one or more origins... more...

  • Learning and Teaching with Mapsby Patrick Wiegand

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95

    A comprehensive and authoritative account of how primary school children and teachers can use maps to enhance learning and deepen understanding of this essential skill. It includes all aspects of map use, such as reading and interpreting maps and using maps to find the way, covering maps of all scales, including globes and atlases. The text is extensively... more...

  • Rethinking Mapsby Martin Dodge; Rob Kitchin; Chris Perkins

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    Maps are changing. They have become important and fashionable once more. Rethinking Maps brings together leading researchers to explore how maps are being rethought, made and used, and what these changes mean for working cartographers, applied mapping research, and cartographic scholarship. It offers a contemporary assessment of the diverse forms... more...

  • The Journey of Maps and Images on the Silk Roadby Philippe Foręt; Andreas Kaplony

    BRILL 2008; US$ 71.00

    Drawing on evidence from the many civilizations that shared the Silk Road, this book examines specific cases of the mobility of maps and images through the centuries. more...

  • Geographic Visualizationby Martin Dodge; Mary McDerby; Martin Turner

    Wiley 2011; US$ 131.95 US$ 114.36

    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...

  • 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 be divorced... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 22.00

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

  • Mercatorby Nicholas Crane

    Orion 2010; US$ 8.99

    A biography of the genius who mapped the world and for ever changed the face of the planet - by a bestselling author. Gerard Mercator (1512-1594) was born at the dawn of the Age of Discovery, when the world was beginning to be discovered and carved up by navigators, geographers and cartographers. Mercator was the greatest and most ingenious cartographer... 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...

  • Geographical Designby Stephen Hirtle

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00

    With GIS technologies ranging from Google Maps and Google Earth to the use of smart phones and in-car navigation systems, spatial knowledge is often acquired and communicated through geographic information technologies. This monograph describes the interplay between spatial cognition research and use of spatial interfaces. It begins by reviewing what... more...