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Geography and vision : seeing, imagining and representing the world

Author: Denis E Cosgrove
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, ©2008.
Series: International library of human geography, 12.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leading geographer Denis Cosgrove provides a series of personal reflections on the complex connections between seeing, imagining and representing the world geographically. In a series of eloquent essays he draws upon pictorial images - including maps, sketches, cartoons, paintings, and photographs - to explore and elaborate upon the many and varied ways in which the vast and varied earth, and at times the heavens  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cosgrove, Denis E.
Geography and vision.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, ©2008
(DLC) 2008298288
(OCoLC)166373762
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Denis E Cosgrove
ISBN: 9781435699960 1435699963 9786000012069 6000012063 9780857712905 085771290X
OCLC Number: 312698680
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 256 pages, [4] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Geography and vision --
Extra-terrestrial geography --
Gardening the Renaissance world --
Mapping Arcadia --
Measures of America --
Wilderness, habitable earth and the nation --
The morphological eye --
Ruskin's European visions --
Moving maps --
Carto-city --
Seeing the Pacific --
Seeing the equator.
Series Title: International library of human geography, 12.
Other Titles: Geography & vision
Seeing, imagining and representing the world
Responsibility: Denis Cosgrove.

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Provides a series of personal reflections on the complex connections between seeing, imagining and representing the world geographically. This book contains essays which draw upon pictorial images to  Read more...

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