History of America in 100 Maps

History of America in 100 Maps

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History of America in 100 Maps
Language: en
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Authors: Susan Schulten
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-08 - Publisher:

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A History of America in 100 Maps
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Susan Schulten
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-21 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Throughout its history, America has been defined through maps. Whether made for military strategy or urban reform, to encourage settlement or to investigate disease, maps invest information with meaning by translating it into visual form. They capture what people knew, what they thought they knew, what they hoped for, and
A History of the Twentieth Century in 100 Maps
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Tim Bryars, Tom Harper
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-22 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

The twentieth century was a golden age of mapmaking, an era of cartographic boom. Maps proliferated and permeated almost every aspect of daily life, not only chronicling geography and history but also charting and conveying myriad political and social agendas. Here Tim Bryars and Tom Harper select one hundred maps
Mapping Mountains
Language: en
Pages: 92
Authors: Ernesto Capello
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-25 - Publisher: BRILL

Mountains appear in the oldest known maps yet their representation has proven a notoriously difficult challenge. Ernesto Capello surveys both the technical history of relief representation and the broad history of the allegorical, commercial and political uses of mapping mountains.
The British Navy in the Caribbean
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: John D. Grainger
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-22 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

A survey of the activities of the British navy in the Caribbean from the voyages of sixteenth century English adventurers such as John Hawkins and Francis Drake through the great wars of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries against the Dutch, Spanish and French and Britain's declining role thereafter.