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Rhumb lines and map wars : a social history of the Mercator projection

Author: Mark S Monmonier
Publisher: Chicago University of Chicago Press ©2004
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark S Monmonier
ISBN: 0226534316 9780226534312
OCLC Number: 839008874
Description: Online-Ressource (xiv, 242 Seiten) Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Bearings straight? an introduction --
Early sailing charts --
Mercator's résumé --
Revealing replicas --
The Wright approach --
Travelers' aide --
Soldiering on --
On track --
Wall maps and worldviews --
Size matters --
Points of view.
Responsibility: Mark Monmonier

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