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The history of cartography

J. B. Harley (Editor), David Woodward (Editor), Matthew H. Edney (Editor), Mary Sponberg Pedley (Editor), Mark S. Monmonier (Editor)
When the University of Chicago Press launched the landmark History of Cartography series nearly thirty years ago, founding editors J. B. Harley and David Woodward hoped to create a new basis for map history. They did not, however, anticipate the larger renaissance in map studies that the series would inspire. But as the renown of the series and the comprehensiveness and acuity of the present volume demonstrate, the history of cartography has proven to be unexpectedly fertile
Print Book, English, 1987
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1987