Maps and Civilization: Cartography in Culture and Society, Second Edition

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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 second ediion of "Maps and Civilization" incorporates numerous revisions and has new material added throughout the book. ...

Maps and Civilization: Cartography in Culture and Society, Second Edition 1999, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226799735

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