Books in category Technology & Engineering – Cartography | Page 1

  • From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow

    From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow
    Mark Monmonier

    And unlike other books that consider place names, this is the first to reflect on both the real cartographic and political imbroglios they engender.

  • International Perspectives on Maps and the Internet

    International Perspectives on Maps and the Internet
    Michael P. Peterson

    The Internet presents the map user with both a faster method of map distribution and different forms of mapping. This book provides an international perspective on this growing area of information dissemination.

  • Mapping Cultures

    Mapping Cultures
    Les Roberts

    An interdisciplinary collection exploring the practices and cultures of mapping in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

  • Terrestrial Lessons

    Terrestrial Lessons
    Sumathi Ramaswamy

    " In this book, she reconstructs the globe's history in and impact on the Indian subcontinent during the colonial era (1794-1956).

  • Sustaining Air Force Space Systems

    Sustaining Air Force Space Systems
    Don Snyder

    Outlines criteria for analyzing how sustainment investments affect the operational performance of space systems, focusing on the Global Positioning System; describes a pilot model for such analysis; and examines how model results might be …

  • Ancient Perspectives

    Ancient Perspectives
    Richard J. A. Talbert

    Even though none of these civilizations devised the means to measure time or distance with precision, they still conceptualized their surroundings, natural and man-made, near and far, and felt the urge to record them by inventive means that …

  • Korea

    Korea
    John R. Short

    In his final section, Short covers the period from Japanese colonial control of Korea to the present day and demonstrates how some of the tumultuous events of the past hundred years are recorded and contested in maps.

  • Early Mapping of Southeast Asia

    Early Mapping of Southeast Asia
    Thomas Suarez

    This book recounts the fascinating story of how Southeast Asia was, quite literally, put on the map, both in cartographic terms and as a literary and imaginative concept.

  • The Atlas of African Affairs

    The Atlas of African Affairs
    Ieuan L.l. Griffiths

    Throughout, the book presents an interdisciplinary, integrated perspective on African affairs.

  • Maps Civilization

    Maps & Civilization
    Norman Joseph William Thrower

    The second ediion of Maps and Civilization incorporates numerous revisions and has new material added throughout the book. "The premier one-volume history of cartography. . .

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