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Mapping the world

Author: Michael Swift; Chartwell Books, Inc.
Publisher: Edison, New Jersey : Chartwell Books, Inc., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : English
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Provides a primarily pictorial history of mapping and the skills associated in recording humanity's relationship with the planet.
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Genre/Form: History
Maps
Early works to 1800 Maps
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Swift; Chartwell Books, Inc.
ISBN: 0785820744 9780785820741
OCLC Number: 80016902
Description: 1 atlas (256 pages) : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 x 43 cm
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scales differ.
Contents: Why maps? --
The development of cartography --
Maps for a growing market --
Major figures in the history of mapping --
Types of maps --
Glossary of cartographic terms --
To the end of the sixteenth century --
The seventeenth century --
The eighteenth century --
The nineteenth century.
Responsibility: Michael Swift.

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Provides a primarily pictorial history of mapping and the skills associated in recording humanity's relationship with the planet.

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