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David Rumsey Map Center
Book
163 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
David Rumsey Map Center, Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Globes: Visions of the World uses remarkable works of cartography, art, science and technology to tell the fascinating story of how humanity has understood our planet and the cosmos across two and a half millennia. This work, in English, French and Arabic, has been published to accompany the second temporary exhibition at the new Louvre Abu Dhabi. It seeks to recreate the links between this long search for knowledge and today’s science and comprehension by paying tribute to the visionary scholars whose goal was to model – in spheres, circles and ellipses – our fascinating cosmos.
David Rumsey Map Center
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240 pages : illustrations (colour), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm
David Rumsey Map Center
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288 pages : portrait, maps (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Foreward
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Years of change and development (1768-1793)
  • Chapter 2. The impact of revolution (1793-1800)
  • Chapter 3. Esteemed pastor adn coadjutor Archbishop (1800-1812)
  • Chapter 4. Educational concerns and initiatives
  • Chapter 5. A decisive decade (1813-1823): Part I. Moving towards emancipation; Part II. Emerging divisions
  • Chapter 6. Early years as Archbishop of Dublin (1823-1826)
  • Chapter 7. The years to Catholic emancipation (1827-1830)
  • Chapter 8. The arrival of national education (1830-1832)
  • Chapter 9. Illness, hospitality, pastoral care and defense of the faith (1832-1840)
  • Chapter 10. Rejection by the RDS (1835) and conflict over national education (1838-1841)
  • Chapter 11. Repeal and bequests act (1842-1845)
  • Chapter 12. Years of famine and turmoil (1846-1850)
  • Chapter 13. University education for Catholics (1845-1852)
  • Chapter 14. The final years (1851-1852)
Daniel Murray was undoubtedly the outstanding Irish Catholic archbishop of the nineteenth century. He was a man of elegance and charm, ready to listen to others and to find good in them. To the redoubtable Bishop Doyle of Kildare and Leighlin, the archbishop was `an angel of a man'.His concern for the education of the poor led to the founding of the Irish Sisters of Charity and the invitation to Dublin of the Sisters of Mercy and the Irish Christian Brothers. His interest in the education of the middle class was manifested in the foundation of the Sisters of Loreto and in his support for the schools of the Jesuits and the Vincentians. A man of great pastoral energy, he built numerous churches and readily encouraged lay involvement in the work of the diocese. He was actively involved in assisting the Holy See in the appointment of priests and bishops around the world and his efforts to provide aid to the needy during the Great Famine, and the veneration and respect he inspired in his clergy, further contributed to the high esteem in which he was held. And yet, he is a virtually forgotten figure in Irish history.This neglect is related to the stance he took on some issues of the day - his support for certain government initiatives, his opposition to his clergy's involvement in politics, and his caution about openly supporting Repeal.
David Rumsey Map Center
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2 volumes : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
  • 1. Text and Images
  • 2. Tables and Indexes
"The Atlas of Ancient Rome provides a comprehensive archaeological survey of the city of Rome from prehistory to the early medieval period. Lavishly illustrated throughout with full-color maps, drawings, photos, and 3D reconstructions, this magnificent two-volume slipcased edition features the latest discoveries and scholarship, with new descriptions of more than 500 monuments, including the Sanctuary of Vesta, the domus Augusti, and the Mausoleum of Augustus. It is destined to become the standard reference for scholars, students, and anyone interested in the history of the city of Rome. The Atlas of Ancient Rome is monumental in scope. It examines the city's topography and political-administrative divisions, trade and economic production, and social landscape and infrastructure—from residential neighborhoods and gardens to walls, roads, aqueducts, and sewers. It describes the fourteen regions of Rome and the urban history of each in unprecedented detail, and includes profiles and reconstructions of major monuments and works of art. This is the only atlas of the ancient city to incorporate the most current archaeological findings and use the latest mapping technologies." -- Publisher's website
David Rumsey Map Center
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1 volume.
David Rumsey Map Center
Map
1 map ; 58 x 88 cm.
David Rumsey Map Center
Map
1 map ; 58 x 87 cm.
David Rumsey Map Center
Map
1 map.
David Rumsey Map Center
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xx, 331 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 26 cm.
  • Part I. On the tide of the Enlightenment
  • Part II. The antecedents and genesis of the General Survey
  • Part III. Mapping 'infant colonies' : the commencement of the General Survey
  • Part IV. 'Closing the net' : the General Survey during the administration of the Earl of Hillsborough
  • Part V. 'A new spring to our future endeavors' : the General Survery under the administration of the Earl of Dartmouth
  • Part VI. The General Survey and the militarisation of civilian cartography
  • Part VII. Conclusion and legacy.
The First Mapping of America tells the story of the General Survey. At the heart of the story lie the remarkable maps and the men who made them - the commanding and highly professional Samuel Holland, Surveyor-General in the North, and the brilliant but mercurial William Gerard De Brahm, Surveyor-General in the South. Battling both physical and political obstacles, Holland and De Brahm sought to establish their place in the firmament of the British hierarchy. Yet the reality in which they had to operate was largely controlled from afar, by Crown administrators in London and the colonies and by wealthy speculators, whose approval or opposition could make or break the best laid plans as they sought to use the Survey for their own ends.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781780764429 20171106
David Rumsey Map Center, Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Book
1 volume.
David Rumsey Map Center
Map
1 map ; 58 x 88 cm.
David Rumsey Map Center
Map
1 map ; 56 x 86 cm.
David Rumsey Map Center
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183 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimilies (some color), genealogical table, portraits (1 color) ; 30 cm
David Rumsey Map Center

16. LighteningMaps.org [2017]

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1 volume.
David Rumsey Map Center
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"volumes"
David Rumsey Map Center

18. Map of Fillory [2017]

Map
1 map.
David Rumsey Map Center
Map
1 map ; 56 x 87 cm.
David Rumsey Map Center
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xiv, 464 pages : maps ; 25 cm
  • A vision for American empire
  • Commanding space after the Seven Years' War
  • Securing the maritime Northeast
  • Marking the Indian boundary
  • Charting contested Caribbean space
  • Defining East Florida
  • Atlases of empire.
After the Treaty of Paris ended the Seven Years' War in 1763, British America stretched from Hudson Bay to the Florida Keys, from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River, and across new islands in the West Indies. To better rule these vast dominions, Britain set out to map its new territories with unprecedented rigor and precision. Max Edelson's The New Map of Empire pictures the contested geography of the British Atlantic world and offers new explanations of the causes and consequences of Britain's imperial ambitions in the generation before the American Revolution.Under orders from King George III to reform the colonies, the Board of Trade dispatched surveyors to map far-flung frontiers, chart coastlines in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, sound Florida's rivers, parcel tropical islands into plantation tracts, and mark boundaries with indigenous nations across the continental interior. Scaled to military standards of resolution, the maps they produced sought to capture the essential attributes of colonial spaces--their natural capacities for agriculture, navigation, and commerce--and give British officials the knowledge they needed to take command over colonization from across the Atlantic.Britain's vision of imperial control threatened to displace colonists as meaningful agents of empire and diminished what they viewed as their greatest historical accomplishment: settling the New World. As London's mapmakers published these images of order in breathtaking American atlases, Continental and British forces were already engaged in a violent contest over who would control the real spaces they represented.Accompanying Edelson's innovative spatial history of British America are online visualizations of more than 250 original maps, plans, and charts.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780674972117 20170508
Green Library, David Rumsey Map Center, Earth Sciences Library (Branner)