Maps & Civilization

Thrower Norman J W
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... Read More
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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

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Publisher University of Chicago Press
ISBN-10 0226799743
ISBN-13 9780226799742
GTIN-13 9780226799742
GTIN-14 09780226799742
Subtitle Cartography in Culture and Society
Author Thrower Norman J W
Edition 3
Language Code eng
Page Count 352
Publication Date Nov 30, 2007
Dimension 6.27 in 8.89 in 0.89 in