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- 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...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99
This book discusses the role of observatories in supportingevidence-based decision-making. The book focuses on issues of data accessibility,monitoring frameworks and governance processes with regard to environmentalresources ? water, soil and waste. This publication highlights challenges related to policy-implementationmeasures and examines current... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95
Addresses the fundamental principles of visual perception and map symbolism and critically examines the assumptions behind the theories of psychophysical testing and cartographic communication. This revised and expanded edition includes new sections on the relationship between cartography and art, and the distinction between knowledge and skill. more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 104.95
Web mapping technologies continue to evolve at an incredible pace. Technology is but one facet of web map creation, however. Map design, aesthetics, and user-interactivity are equally important for effective map communication. From interactivity to graphical user interface design, from symbolization choices to animation, and from layout to typeface... more...