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Rediscovering the world : map transformations of human and physical space

Author: Benjamin Hennig
Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Springer theses.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book outlines the development of a novel technique that stretches a map according to quantitative data, such as population. It proposes a gridded cartogram technique that is a versatile  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Hennig
ISBN: 9783642348471 3642348475
OCLC Number: 951655821
Notes: Tesi doctoral acceptada per la Universitat de Sheffield, Regne Unit.
Description: 266 p. : il. ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction.- Cartography and globalization.- Creating gridded cartograms.- The human shape of the planet.- Towards a gridded cartogram.- Applications for gridded cartograms.
Series Title: Springer theses.
Responsibility: Benjamin D. Hennig.

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