Don't forget to bookmark this web site !!
Used & Out of Print Books | Contact us | Home

Browse and Compare Price at 40+ Sites and 20,000+ Stores!!


  In Print Books   Used & Out of Print Books   Magazine   Music   Movie   Credit Card   Help  
  |  Home |  FAQ/About us |  Link to us |  Recommend us |  Contact us |  Bookstores |  Browse |  Memo |  

 

Find more info., search and price compare for
A la Carte: Selected Papers on Maps and Atlases
by by Library of Congress
Binding: Paperback, 244 pages
Publisher: University Press of the Pacific
Weight: 123
Dimension: H: 0.75 x L: 11 x W: 0.56 inches
ISBN:9781410218995

If you cannot find this book in our new and in print search, be sure to try our used and out of print search too!

 

Book Description:
The study of early maps and atlases has in recent years engaged the interest of an increasing number of scholars from a variety of disciplines. A small but dedicated group of professional geographers has been concerned with the origins and development of geographical thought and knowledge, including the representation of geographical data on maps and charts. Professional historians have devoted their attention to the period of discoveries and the cartographic revolution it induced. Others with this specialization have chronicled the unrolling of the map of the United States as the trans Mississippi country was explored and surveyed in the nineteenth century. Library of Congress specialists have, through the years, compiled comprehensive cartobibliographies and prepared scholarly studies relating to the history of cartography. Because of their permanent reference value and to make them available in a convenient format to a wider audience, the papers are reprinted in this volume. Individually the selections provide detailed information about a number of unique or distinctive early maps and atlases. Collectively the papers illuminate many fascinating milestones and landmarks along the evolutionary trail of cartographic history.


|  Home |  FAQ/About us |  Link to us |  Recommend us |  Contact us |  Bookstores |  Memo |
Shipping Destination:
State:
(US only)
Display in:
Search by:

Searching for Out of Print Books? [Click Here]

 

 

Copyright 1995-2020 All rights reserved.