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Many people have a love of maps. But what lies behind the process of map-making? Here is an accessible and enlightening guide to the sometimes hidden techniques of map-making through the centuries.
The astonishing story of the maps and atlases throughout history that got it completely wrong
Examines the history of the mapping sciences in the twentieth century and their relationship to the history of territory
Presents an examination of the use of maps for wayfinding. This book considers maps whose makers employed the smallest of scales to envision the... Læs mere
In this history of the British surveys of India, the author relates how imperial Britain employed modern scientific... Læs mere
Focuses on the investigation and research into the existing ancient canal maps in Qing Dynasty in China and abroad. This book is divided into five chapters and the author analyses the maps of Grand Canal in Qing Dynasty from different angles.
Drawing on geography, cartography and historical oddities, Mark Ovenden explores what the city looks like... Læs mere
A comprehensive overview of high precision surveying, including recent developments in geomatics and their applications This... Læs mere
Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users, second edition, breaks down the myriad decisions involved in creating maps that communicate effectively. The second edition includes updated material and a new chapter on map publishing.