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A Primer of GIS, Second Edition

Fundamental Geographic and Cartographic Concepts

by Francis Harvey, PhD

<DIV>This accessible text prepares students to understand and work with geographic information systems (GIS), offering a detailed introduction to essential theories, concepts, and skills. The book is organized in four modular parts that can be ...

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A Primer of GIS, Second Edition: Fundamental Geographic and Cartographic Concepts

by Harvey, Francis

<div>This accessible text prepares students to understand and work with geographic information systems (GIS), offering a detailed introduction to essential theories, concepts, and skills. The book is organized in four modular parts that can be ...

ISBN: 9781462522194

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A Wilderness of Rocks: The Impact of Relief Models on Data Science

by McCalmont, Melanie Schleeter

Discover the University of Wisconsin collection of historic relief models, or three-dimensional maps. The University of Wisconsin relief models were crafted from 1875-1943 at the dawn of the analytics age. Relief models are an extremely ...

ISBN: 9781460271964

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After the Map

Cartography, Navigation, and the Transformation of Territory in the Twentieth Century

by William Rankin

<p>For most of the twentieth century, maps were indispensable. They were how governments understood, managed, and defended their territory, and during the two world wars they were produced by the hundreds of millions. Cartographers and ...

ISBN: 9780226339535

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Basic Cartography: For Students and Technicians; Exercise Manual

by Anson, R W

Basic Cartography: For Students and Technicians; Exercise Manual ...

ISBN: 9781483257129

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Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age

by Elizabeth A. Sutton

<p>In *Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age*, Elizabeth A. Sutton explores the fascinating but previously neglected history of corporate cartography during the Dutch Golden Age, from ca. 1600 to 1650. She examines how maps were ...

ISBN: 9780226254814

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Cartographic Encounters

Indigenous Peoples and the Exploration of the New World

by John Rennie Short

<p>There’s no excuse for getting lost these days—satellite maps on our computers can chart our journey in detail and electronics on our car dashboards instruct us which way to turn. But there was a time when the varied landscape of North America

ISBN: 9781861897497

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Cartophilia

Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

by Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

<p>The period between the French Revolution and World War II was a time of tremendous growth in both mapmaking and map reading throughout Europe. There is no better place to witness this rise of popular cartography than in Alsace-Lorraine, a ...

ISBN: 9780226173160

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Coordinate Systems and Map Projections

by Maling, D. H.

A revised and expanded new edition of the definitive English work on map projections. The revisions take into account the huge advances in geometrical geodesy which have occurred since the early years of satellite geodesy. The detailed ...

ISBN: 9781483287072

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Designing Better Maps

A Guide for GIS UsersA Guide for GIS Users

by Cynthia A. Brewer

<em>Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users</em>, second edition, is a comprehensive guide to the myriad decisions involved in creating maps that communicate effectively. In <em>Designing Better Maps</em>, renowned cartographer Cynthia A. ...

ISBN: 9781589484375

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Dislocating the Orient

British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

by Daniel Foliard

<p>While the twentieth century’s conflicting visions and exploitation of the Middle East are well documented, the origins of the concept of the Middle East itself have been largely ignored. With <em>Dislocating the Orient</em>, Daniel Foliard ...

ISBN: 9780226451473

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Geodesy: The Concepts

by Vanícek, P.

Geodesy: The Concepts, Second Edition focuses on the processes, approaches, and methodologies employed in geodesy, including gravity field and motions of the earth and geodetic methodology.<br><br>The book first underscores the history of ...

ISBN: 9781483290799

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GIS For Dummies

by Michael N. DeMers

GIS (geographic information system) is a totally cool technology that has been called "geography on steroids." GIS is what lets you see the schools in your neighborhood or tells you where the nearest McDonald's is. <i>GIS For Dummies</i> tells ...

ISBN: 9780470498750

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How to Lie with Maps

by Mark Monmonier

<p>Originally published to wide acclaim, this lively, cleverly illustrated essay on the use and abuse of maps teaches us how to evaluate maps critically and promotes a healthy skepticism about these easy-to-manipulate models of reality. ...

ISBN: 9780226029009

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In Space We Read Time

On the History of Civilization and Geopolitics

by Karl Schlögel

<p>History is usually thought of as a tale of time, a string of events flowing in a particular chronological order. But as Karl Schlögel shows in this groundbreaking book, the <em>where</em> of history is just as important as the <em>when</em>. ...

ISBN: 9781941792094

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Landmarks in Mapping

50 Years of the Cartographic Journal

by Alexander Kent

<p>"Founded by the British Cartographic Society (BCS) and first published in June 1964, The Cartographic Journal was the first general distribution English language journal in cartography. This volume of classic papers and accompanying invited ...

ISBN: 9781351191210

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Literature and Cartography

Theories, Histories, Genres

by Anders Engberg-Pedersen

<p>Literary authors have frequently called on elements of cartography to ground fictional space, to visualize sites, and to help readers get their bearings in the imaginative world of the text. Today, the convergence of digital mapping and ...

ISBN: 9780262342254

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Making Art From Maps

Inspiration, Techniques, and an International Gallery of Artists

by Jill K. Berry

Journey through the craft of Making Art with Maps. From origami to paper cutting and decoupage, love of paper crafting has soared, and with it the variety of paper types used by artists. Among these are maps - an apt choice for any crafter: ...

ISBN: 9781627888561

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Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine

How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

by Jess Bier

<DIV><P>Maps are widely believed to be objective, and data-rich computer-made maps are iconic examples of digital knowledge. It is often claimed that digital maps, and rational boundaries, can solve political conflict. But in <I>Mapping Israel, ...

ISBN: 9780262339964

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New Lines

Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

by Matthew W. Wilson

<DIV><P><I>New Lines</I> takes the pulse of a society increasingly drawn to the power of the digital map, examining the conceptual and technical developments of the field of geographic information science as this work is refracted through a ...

ISBN: 9781452955032

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