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Maps and Civilization

Cartography in Culture and Society, Third Edition

Maps and Civilization by Norman J. W. Thrower
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In this concise introduction to the history of cartography, Norman J. W. Thrower charts the intimate links between maps and history from antiquity to the present day. A wealth of illustrations, including the oldest known map and contemporary examples made using Geographical Information Systems (GIS), illuminate the many ways in which various human cultures have interpreted spatial relationships.
The third edition of Maps and Civilization incorporates numerous revisions, features new material throughout the book, and includes a new alphabetized bibliography.
 
Praise for previous editions of Maps and Civilization:
“A marvelous compendium of map lore. Anyone truly interested in the development of cartography will want to have his or her own copy to annotate, underline, and index for handy referencing.”—L. M. Sebert, Geomatica
University of Chicago Press; November 2008
368 pages; ISBN 9780226799759
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Title: Maps and Civilization
Author: Norman J. W. Thrower
 
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0226799751
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