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  • 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...

  • Preservation in Digital Cartographyby Markus Jobst

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Journeysby Moira Anderson

    Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99

    A shark is a type of fish that has about 350 different species in the world. Sharks are made up of cartilage and are always growing new teeth. Sometimes the teeth grow in rows of 5. Sharks are known to be dangerous creatures, but they do not kill as many people as one would think. Some different sharks are whale sharks, great white sharks, hammerhead... more...

  • Looking at Mapsby Moira Anderson

    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...

  • European Perceptions of Terra Australisby Dr Alfred Hiatt; Dr Anne M Scott; Professor Christopher Wortham; Professor Claire McIlroy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Terra Australis - the southern land - was one of the most widespread concepts in European geography from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, although the notion of a land mass in the southern seas had been prevalent since classical antiquity. Despite this fact, there has been relatively little sustained scholarly work on European concepts of... 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...

  • Maps for the Futureby László Zentai; Jesús Reyes Nunez

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; Not Available

    Maps for the Future covers topics such as cartography and children, cartographic education and training, maps and the internet, planetary cartography, and early warning and disaster management. more...

  • OpenStreetMapby Jonathan Bennett

    Packt Publishing 2010; US$ 23.99

    Be your own cartographer more...