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- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
Im Mittelalter beruhte die Navigation auf einem feinen Gleichgewicht aus Kunst und Wissenschaft. Seefahrer, die sich am Wissen und an der Vorsicht ihrer Vorfahren orientierten, mussten sich auf ihre Kenntnisse der Sterne, der Winde, der Meeresströme und sogar der Zugvögel verlassen. Daneben benutzten sie auch handgemalte Karten, die zwar meistens einfach... more...
- Oxbow Books 2013; US$ 35.00
An Atlas of Northamptonshire presents an historical atlas of the greater part of Northamptonshire (the first quarter having been published as An Atlas of Rockingham Forest). It presents in map form the results of fieldwork and documentary research undertaken since the mid-1960s to map the landscape of the whole of Northamptonshire prior to enclosure... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99
A map is a snapshot of a place, a city, a nation or even the world at a given point in time - fascinating for what they tell us about the way our ancestors saw themselves, their neighbours and their place in the world. This magnificent collection, drawn from seven centuries of maps held in the National Archives at Kew, looks at a variety of maps, from... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
Measurements from Maps: Principles and Methods of Cartometry describes the accuracy of a variety of measurement techniques that may be used in many fields of science, administration and travel. This book is composed of 23 chapters, and begins with a description of the nature and applications of cartometry. The succeeding chapters deal with methods... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Topographic mapping plays a basic and important role within the extensive field of cartography. In recent years, this type of mapping has become somewhat neglected and available literature is normally restricted to details concerning the programmes of individual countries, often presented in the form of monographs. Topographic maps are essential tools... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
Topographic mapping plays a basic and important role within the extensive field of cartography. In recent years, this type of mapping has become somewhat neglected and available literature is normally restricted to details concerning the programmes of individual countries often presented in the form of monographs. Topographic maps are essential tools... more...
- Zest 2015; US$ 24.99
This incredibly wide-ranging collection of maps?all inspired by literary classics?offers readers a new way of looking at their favorite fictional worlds. Andrew DeGraff?s stunningly detailed artwork takes readers deep into the landscapes from The Odyssey , Hamlet , Pride and Prejudice , Invisible Man , A Wrinkle in Time , Watership Down , ... more...
- Salem Press 2015; US$ 125.00
The Countries, Peoples & Cultures series is complete with specific information on over 200 countries and self-governing territories, as well as separate appendices profiling 21 types of governments currently in power and 10 major world religions. Useful for students, educators, academic researchers, and other professionals in their fields, this encyclopedia... more...
- University of Chicago Press 1900; US$ 19.00
Writers know only too well how long it can take?and how awkward it can be?to describe spatial relationships with words alone. And while a map might not always be worth a thousand words, a good one can help writers communicate an argument or explanation clearly, succinctly, and effectively. In his acclaimed How to Lie with Maps, Mark Monmonier showed... more...