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- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
This book is a comparative study of the production and role of maps, charts, and atlases in early modern England and France with a particular focus on Paris and London. more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 94.95
Introduction - numerical techniques for fluid flows with moving boundaries. Part 1 Introduction: numerical methods applied to general moving boundary problems. Part 2 Governing equations and solution procedure: formulation; discretization of the conservation laws; formulation and solution of flows with free surfaces. Part 3 Moving grid techniques -... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
In a relatively short time Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have spread from being primarily a research tool to higher and subsequently secondary education, and from the researcher to the user. GIS: A Sourcebook for Schools is an easily accessible guide to GIS at an elementary level and provides sufficient background in GIS to ensure a comprehensive... more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 5.32
England's views are remarkable for their beauty and variety. In this illustrated, first-of-its-kind guide, bestselling author Simon Jenkins picks the very best views from South West England, including Dartmouth, Dartmoor's Haytor, Plymouth Hoe, Tintagel, Bath (Royal Crescent and Prior Park), Bristol's Clifton Suspension Bridge, Chesil Beach, Exmoor,... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 65.36
»It is one of the most puzzling riddles of antiquity« galt seit 1952 für den Weltatlas des Klaudios Ptolemaios aus dem zweiten Jh. n. Chr. Doch was ist daran so rätselhaft? Die Schrift des großen Mathematikers und Geographen enthielt mutmaßlich keine Landkarten, wohl aber mehrere Tausend Städtenamen mit Angabe ihrer geographischen Koordinaten, deren... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 15.21
Whilst documents and other written material are obvious resources that help shape our view of the past, maps too can say much about a nation's history. This is the first book to take maps seriously as a form of history, from the earliest representations of Scotland by Ptolemy in the second century AD to the most recent form of Scotland's mapping and... more...
- 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 sorts of questions... more...
- Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 24.68
Die Stadt Nürnberg erlebte im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert ein goldenes Zeitalter. Gelehrte, Künstler und Kaufleute zog es in die Stadt, um am kulturellen und geistigen Leben dieses "Mittelpunktes Europas" teilzuhaben. So wurde Nürnberg auch zum neuen Zentrum für Kartographie und Geographie. Der "geistige Entdecker Amerikas", Martin... more...
Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem and other Analogous Documents preserved in the Public Record Office XXIV: 11-15 Henry VI (1432-1437)Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 340.00
A hugely valuable source of information for those interested in the more "everyday" social and economic life of medieval England. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 125.95
INTRODUCTION Metaphors of Nature A Solution Space? Scope and Plan of This Book SECTION A FROM GIS TO GEOCOMPUTATION In The Beginning? Technological Facilitation Representing Spatial Phenomena in GIS Putting the Real World on a Diskette Data Characteristics Basic Functionality of GIS A Systems Definition of GIS Limitations of GIS and the Rise of Geocomputation... more...