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Coast Lines: How Mapmakers Frame the World and Chart Environmental Change

Coast Lines

How Mapmakers Frame the World and Chart Environmental Change

University of Chicago Press (2008)
US$18.00

In the next century, sea levels are predicted to rise at unprecedented rates, causing flooding...

Cartographies of Danger: Mapping Hazards in America

Cartographies of Danger

Mapping Hazards in America

University of Chicago Press (2008)
US$30.00

No place is perfectly safe, but some places are more dangerous than others. Whether we live on a...

From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame

From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow

How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame

University of Chicago Press (2008)
US$16.00

Brassiere Hills, Alaska. Mollys Nipple, Utah. Outhouse Draw, Nevada. In the early twentieth century,...

No Dig, No Fly, No Go: How Maps Restrict and Control

No Dig, No Fly, No Go

How Maps Restrict and Control

University of Chicago Press (2010)
US$18.00

Some maps help us find our way; others restrict where we go and what we do. These maps control...

Mapping It Out: Expository Cartography for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Mapping It Out

Expository Cartography for the Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Chicago Press (2015)
US$19.00

Writers know only too well how long it can take—and how awkward it can be—to describe spatial...

Rhumb Lines and Map Wars: A Social History of the Mercator Projection

Rhumb Lines and Map Wars

A Social History of the Mercator Projection

University of Chicago Press (2010)
US$25.00

In Rhumb Lines and Map Wars , Mark Monmonier offers an insightful, richly illustrated account of...

Maps with the News: The Development of American Journalistic Cartography

Maps with the News

The Development of American Journalistic Cartography

University of Chicago Press (2018)
US$28.00

Maps with the News is a lively assessment of the role of cartography in American journalism....

Air Apparent: How Meteorologists Learned to Map, Predict, and Dramatize Weather

Air Apparent

How Meteorologists Learned to Map, Predict, and Dramatize Weather

University of Chicago Press (2019)
US$28.00

Weather maps have made our atmosphere visible, understandable, and at least moderately predictable....

Bushmanders and Bullwinkles: How Politicians Manipulate Electronic Maps and Census Data to Win Elections

Bushmanders and Bullwinkles

How Politicians Manipulate Electronic Maps and Census Data to Win Elections

University of Chicago Press (2001)
US$34.00

For years Mark Monmonier, "a prose stylist of no mean ability or charm" according to the Washington...

Patents and Cartographic Inventions: A New Perspective for Map History

Patents and Cartographic Inventions

A New Perspective for Map History

Springer International Publishing (2017)
US$27.64

This book explores the US patent system, which helped practical minded innovators establish...