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Fifty Maps and the Stories they Tell

by Jerry Brotton and Nick Millea Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
08/2019
ISBN:
9781851245239
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

From medieval maps to digital cartograms, this book features highlights from the Bodleian Library’s extraordinary map collection...

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Maps: Finding Our Place in the World

by James R Akerman and Robert W Karrow Jr University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2007
ISBN:
9780226010755
Format:
Hbk 336 pages

Maps are universal forms of communication, easily understood and appreciated regardless of culture or language. This book introduces...

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Why North is Up: Map Conventions and Where They Came From

by Mick Ashworth Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
08/2019
ISBN:
9781851245192
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

Many people have a love of maps. But what lies behind the process of map-making? How have cartographers through the centuries...

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Spying with Maps: Surveillance Technologies and the Future of Privacy

by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
02/2004
ISBN:
9780226534282
Format:
Pb+ 250 pages

Maps, as we know, help us find our way around. But they're also powerful tools for someone hoping to find you. Widely available...

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London Map Journal

by Bodleian Library Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
03/2019
ISBN:
9781851245222
Format:
Hbk 160 pages

This exciting new line of hard-cover journals showcases gorgeous illustrations from the Bodleian Library’s collections. Designed...

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Cartographic Japan: A History in Maps

by Karen Wigen, Sugimoto Fumiko and Cary Karacas University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780226073057
Format:
Hbk 336 pages

Miles of shelf space in contemporary Japanese bookstores and libraries are devoted to travel guides, walking maps, and topical...

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How to Lie with Maps 3ed

by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
04/2018
ISBN:
9780226435923
Format:
Pbk 256 pages

An instant classic when first published in 1991, How to Lie with Maps revealed how the choices mapmakers make - consciously or...

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

by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
09/2004
ISBN:
9780226534312
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

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

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Apollo's Eye: A Cartographic Genealogy of the Earth in the Western Imagination

by Denis Cosgrove Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
10/2003
ISBN:
9780801874444
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Long before we had the ability to photograph the earth from space--to see our planet as it would be seen by the Greek god Apollo--images...

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

by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
05/2010
ISBN:
9780226534688
Format:
Pb+ 242 pages

Some maps help us find our way; others restrict where we go andwhat we do. These maps control behavior, regulating activitiesfrom...

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Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh Century Cairo

by Yossef Rapoport and Emilie Savage-Smith Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
02/2019
ISBN:
9781851244911
Format:
Hbk 368 pages

About a millennium ago, in Cairo, someone completed a large and richly illustrated book. In the course of thirty-five chapters,...

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Selden Map of China: A New Understanding of the Ming Dynasty

by Hongping Annie Nie Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9781851245246
Format:
Hbk 96 pages

Dating from the seventeenth century at the height of the Ming Dynasty, the Selden Map of China reveals a country very different...

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Talking Maps

by Jerry Brotton and Nick Millea Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
08/2019
ISBN:
9781851245154
Format:
Hbk 208 pages

Every map tells a story. Some provide a narrative for travellers, explorers and surveyors or offer a visual account of changes...

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

by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
04/2008
ISBN:
9780226534039
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

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

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Historical Atlas of Tibet

by Karl E Ryavec University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
05/2015
ISBN:
9780226732442
Format:
Hbk 216 pages

Cradled among the world’s highest mountains—and sheltering one of its most devout religious communities—Tibet is, for many of...

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