Books in category Technology & Engineering – Cartography | Page 2

  • 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

    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.

  • Mapping in the Cloud

    Mapping in the Cloud
    Michael P. Peterson

    This engaging text provides a solid introduction to mapmaking in the era of cloud computing.

  • 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. . .

  • Mapping and Imagination in the Great Basin

    Mapping and Imagination in the Great Basin
    Richard V. Francaviglia

    In Mapping and Imagination in the Great Basin, geographer-historian Richard Francaviglia shows how the Great Basin gradually emerged from its "cartographic silence" as Terra Incognita and how this fascinating process both paralleled the …

  • 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.

  • History of Cartography

    History of Cartography
    Leo Bagrow

    This expanded second edition of Bagrow and Skelton's History of Cartography marks the reappearance of this seminal work after a hiatus of nearly a half century.

  • Decolonizing the Map

    Decolonizing the Map
    James R. Akerman

    This collection explores the relationship between mapping and decolonization while engaging recent theoretical debates about the nature of decolonization itself.

  • Understanding Spatial Media

    Understanding Spatial Media
    Rob Kitchin, Tracey P. Lauriault, Matthew W. Wilson

    Leading international scholars are brought together to present readers with an exploration into the full diversity of the field of spatial media including technologies, spatial data, and consequences

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