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  • Part I Mapping Urban Spaces.- A View of Dubrovnik as a Spectacle: Presentations of the Dubrovnik Earthquake of 1667 in European Commercial Cartography.- Mapping the metropolis: analysing map production in Lyon and Sao Paulo on the first half of the 20th century.- Part II Territory, Sovereignty and Borderlands.- Between Secrecy and Silent Cooperation - The Dissemination of Knowledge about the Republic of Dubrovnik in the Context of the Ottoman-Venetian and Napoleonic Wars.- Cartographic exchange and territorial creation: rewriting northern Japan in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.- Part III Map Production and Dissemination of Knowledge.- `Back to the Drawing Board': map-making and the Royal Geographical Society 1831-1990.- Historiographic Mapping of 7th c. BC Egypt: the obliteration of historical complexity.- Part IV Libraries, Accessibility and Specific Cartographic Resources.- Improving User Access to Soviet Military Mapping: A Guide for Map Libraries around the Globe.- User-Centred Design of a Collaborative, Object Oriented Historical GIS-Platform.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319615141 20180122
This book gathers 22 papers which were presented at the 6th International Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography in Dubrovnik, Croatia on 13-15 October 2016. The overall conference theme was `The Dissemination of Cartographic Knowledge: Production - Trade - Consumption - Preservation'. The book presents original research by internationally respected authors in the field of historical cartography, offering a significant contribution to the development of this field of study, but also of geography, history and the GIS sciences. The primary target audience includes researchers, educators, postgraduate students, map librarians and archivists.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319615141 20180122
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xii, 196 pages ; 25 cm
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Foundation of a Coordinate System
  • Uncertainty
  • Datums to the Rescue
  • Rene Descartes
  • Cartesian Coordinates
  • Attachment to the Real World
  • Cartesian Coordinates and the Earth
  • The Shape of the Earth
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Between the Lines
  • Longitude
  • Latitude
  • Categories of Latitude and Longitude
  • The Deflection of the Vertical
  • Directions
  • Azimuths
  • Bearings
  • Astronomic and Geodetic Directions
  • North
  • Magnetic North
  • Grid North
  • Polar Coordinates
  • Summary
  • Exercises
  • 2. Building a Coordinate System
  • Legacy Geodetic Surveying
  • Ellipsoids
  • Ellipsoid Definition
  • Ellipsoid Orientation
  • The Initial Point
  • The North American Datum 1927
  • Ground-Based Realization
  • A Systematic Change
  • The North American Datum of 1983
  • Space-Based Realization
  • The Terrestrial Reference Frame
  • Comparing Terrestrial Reference Systems and Terrestrial Reference Frames
  • World Geodetic System 1984
  • TRANSIT
  • Global Positioning System Weeks
  • The International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service
  • The Conventional Terrestrial Reference System
  • International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service Reference Pole
  • The International Terrestrial Reference Frame Realizations
  • The North American Datum of 1983, World Geodetic System 1984, and International Terrestrial Reference Frame
  • International Global Navigation Satellite Systems Service 08
  • Replacement of the North American Datum of 1983
  • Transforming Coordinates
  • Transformations versus Coordinate Conversions
  • Integrity
  • Molodenski Transformation
  • Seven-Parameter Transformation
  • Surface Fitting
  • Exercises
  • 3. Heights
  • Ellipsoid Height
  • Trigonometric Leveling
  • Spirit Leveling
  • Sea Level
  • Evolution of the Vertical Datum
  • The Zero Point
  • The International Great Lakes Datum
  • The North American Vertical Datum 1988
  • Geoid
  • Dynamic Heights
  • Measuring Gravity
  • Gal
  • Orthometric Correction
  • Ellipsoid, Geoid, and Orthometric Heights
  • NGS Geoid Models
  • Two Categories of Geoid Models
  • Replacement of NAVD88
  • References
  • Exercises
  • 4. Two Coordinate Systems
  • State Plane Coordinates
  • Map Projection
  • Polar Map Projections
  • Choices
  • State Plane Coordinate Systems 27 to State Plane Coordinate Systems 83
  • Geodetic Lengths to Grid Lengths
  • Geographic Coordinates to Grid Coordinates
  • Conversion from Geodetic Azimuths to Grid Azimuths
  • State Plane Coordinate Systems to Ground Coordinates
  • Common Problems with State Plane Coordinates
  • Universal Transverse Mercator Coordinates
  • Exercises
  • 5. The Rectangular System
  • The Initial Points
  • Quadrangles
  • Townships
  • Sections
  • The Subdivision of Sections
  • Township Plats
  • Fractional Lots
  • Naming Aliquot Parts and Corners
  • References
  • Exercises.
Smart phones, car navigation systems and now driverless cars are based on coordinates and coordinate systems. This book is about why coordinate systems work, and why they sometimes don't work. The previous editions are based on the North American Datum(NAD 83), the horizontal control datum for the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Central America, and the North American Vertical Datum(NAVD 88). By tracking the dynamic nature of the Earth, NGS will provide a new National Spatial Reference System that is semi-dynamic. It will replace NAVD 88 with a GNSS/geoid datum and replace NAD 83 with a geocentric GNSS-based datum. These changes will be explained in the new edition.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498774628 20171204
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)

3. Charting of oceans [2017]

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208 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
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xiii, 280 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm.
  • Acknowledgements List of Illustrations Introduction: Towards a New Cartography of Cross-cultural Circulation â 1â Situating the Study â 2â Delineation and Approach â 3â Cartography and the Jesuit Missions to China â 4â Chapter Overview 1 Instruments for the Emperor: New Frontiers, New Practices â 1.1â An Instrumental Convergence of Interests â â 1.1.1â The Academie and the Instrument Market in Paris â â 1.1.2â The King's Mathematicians' Interest in Cartography â â 1.1.3â Paris-made Instruments for the French Mission â 1.2â Improving Cartographies: An Emperor's Quest â â 1.2.1â The Kangxi Emperor's Cartographic Aspirations â â 1.2.2â Qing Statecraft and Cartographic Practice â â 1.2.3â The Qing Court's Appropriation of Paris-made Instruments â 1.3â Frontier Matters: New Qing Cartographic Practice â â 1.3.1â Integrating the Khalka: Exploring a New Frontier â â 1.3.2â The 1698 Preliminary Survey â â 1.3.3â Re-standardizing the Qing's Most Basic Unit of Length â â Conclusion Intermission One: Missionaries or Mapmakers? The Mapping Project and its Place in the Mission â â Justifying Missionary Involvement â â The Unauthorized Return of Joachim Bouvet â â Conclusion 2 Of Instruments and Maps: The Land Surveys in Practice â 2.1â Beyond the Passes: Observations and Calculations â â 2.1.1â New Qing Cartographic Practice along the Great Wall â â 2.1.2â Revisiting the Manchu Homelands and Northern Frontiers â â 2.1.3â Strategic Expeditions into Korea and Tibet â 2.2â The Logistics in Mapping the Chinese Provinces â â 2.2.1â Moving South: Sequence, Timing and Strategies â â 2.2.2â Directed from the Center: The Emperor and His Administration â â 2.2.3â Team Composition and Local Support â 2.3â The Imperial Workshops Connection â â 2.3.1â Mapmakers from the Inner Palace â â 2.3.2â European Technical Experts and Assistants â â 2.3.3â The Logistical Centrality of the Imperial Workshops â â Conclusion Intermission Two: Missionaries and Mapmakers: Missionary Activity during the Land Surveys â â The Restitution of Church Buildings â â The Impact of the Chinese Rites Controversy â â Conclusion 3 The Afterlife of Maps: Circulation, Adaptation, and Negotiation â 3.1â The Printed Life of the Overview Maps of Imperial Territories â â 3.1.1â The Woodblock Editions â â 3.1.2â The Copperplate Editions â â 3.1.3â Imperially Commissioned Compilations and Later Renditions â 3.2â The European Incorporation of a Qing Atlas â â 3.2.1â Early Transmissions and Reception in Europe â â 3.2.2â Contracting Jean-Baptiste Bourguingon d'Anville â â 3.2.3â Intercultural Adaptation: d'Anville's Regional Maps â 3.3â Beijing, Paris and Saint Petersburg: Negotiating the Gaps â â 3.3.1â d'Anville's General Maps and the Paris-Saint Petersburg Connection â â 3.3.2â The Saint Petersburg Connection to Beijing â â 3.3.3â d'Anville's Maps: Reception and Further Adaptations â â Conclusion â â Annex: Extant Kangxi-era Sheets (Printed) Conclusion: Unlocking Dichotomies: Revisiting Cross-cultural Circulation â â On Qing Imperial Cartography: Traditional vs. Scientific Practice â â On the Role of the Individual: Global vs. Local Networks â â On Instruments and Maps: The Circulation vs. the Production of Knowledge â â On Interculturality: China vs. Europe References and Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004345355 20171204
In Companions in Geography Mario Cams revisits the early 18th century mapping of Qing China, without doubt one of the largest cartographic endeavours of the early modern world. Commonly seen as a Jesuit initiative, the project appears here as the result of a convergence of interests among the French Academy of Sciences, the Jesuit order, and the Kangxi emperor (r. 1661-1722). These connections inspired the gradual integration of European and East Asian scientific practices and led to a period of intense land surveying, executed by large teams of Qing officials and European missionaries. The resulting maps and atlases, all widely circulated across Eurasia, remained the most authoritative cartographic representations of continental East Asia for over a century. This book is based on Dr. Mario Cams' dissertation, which has been awarded the "2017 DHST Prize for Young Scholars" from the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Division of History of Science and Technology (IUHPST/DHST).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004345355 20171204
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
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xvi, 283 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
  • Introduction. Mapping as Thinking-Mediating-Making. Image or Representation. Diagram, Image, or Map? Complexity and Legibility. Problems of Classification. The Role of the Mapmaker. Designer as Mapmaker. Part 1: Maps as Objects of Explanation. The Map as Artifact and Process. Correspondence. Inter-subjectivity and the Relationship of Things or Ideas. The 'Neutral Domain' in the Map. Part 2: Terms of the Map. How Maps Communicate: Ordering, Reducing, Weighting. Data Visualization, Mapping, Measuring. General Determination of the Five Key Elements. Functions: Time (and/or Movement) and Place. Part 3: Maps as Power, Identity and Utopia. The Map as a Field of Forces: Maps and Representation. Power and Identity. New Geographies, New Territories. Future Place(s). Part 4: Case Studies. The Instrumentality of the Map in Design. Maps and Mapping as Hypothesis Making. Working with Observation: Quantitative and Qualitative Data. Case Study 1: Orthographic Projections and the Grid. Case Study 2: Perceptual Analogues and the Axis of Translation. Case Study 3: Thematic Mapping and Indexing. Case Study 4: Catalogs, Taxonomies, and Time. Case Study 5: Images of the City through Movement. Further Reading. Notes. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138958357 20171121
Data Visualization for Design Thinking helps you make better maps. Treating maps as applied research, you'll be able to understand how to map sites, places, ideas, and projects, revealing the complex relationships between what you represent, your thinking, the technology you use, the culture you belong to, and your aesthetic practices. More than 100 examples illustrated with over 200 color images show you how to visualize data through mapping. Includes five in-depth cases studies and numerous examples throughout.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138958357 20171121
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
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vii, 409 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.
  • Introduction / James R. Akerman
  • Cartography and decolonization / Raymond B. Craib
  • Entangled spaces: mapping multiple identities in eighteenth-century new Spain / Magali Carrera
  • Cartography in the production (and silencing) of Colombian independence history, 1807-1827 / Lina del Castillo
  • Democratizing the map: the geo-body and national cartography in Guatemala, 1821- 2010 / Jordana Dym
  • Uncovering the roles of African surveyors and draftsmen in mapping the Gold Coast, 1874 to 1957 / Jamie McGowan
  • Multiscalar nations: cartography and countercartography of the Egyptian nation-state / Karen Culcasi
  • Art on the line: cartography and creativity in a divided world / Sumathi Ramaswamy
  • Signs of the times: commercial road mapping and national identity in South Africa / Thomas J. Bassett.
"Almost universally, newly independent states seek to affirm their independence and identity by making the production of new maps and atlases a top priority. For formerly colonized peoples, however, this process neither begins nor ends with independence, and it is rarely straightforward. Mapping their own land is fraught with a fresh set of issues: how to define and administer their territories, develop their national identity, establish their role in the community of nations, and more. The contributors explore this complicated relationship between mapping and decolonization while engaging with recent theoretical debates about the nature of decolonization itself. These essays, originally delivered as the 2010 'Kenneth Nebenzahl Jr. Lectures in the History of Cartography' at the Newberry Library, encompass more than two centuries and three continents - Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Ranging from the late eighteenth century through the mid-twentieth, contributors study topics from mapping and national identity in late colonial Mexico to the enduring complications created by the partition of British India and the racialized organization of space in apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa. A vital contribution to studies of both colonization and cartography, this is the first book to systematically and comprehensively examine the engagement of mapping in the long and clearly unfinished parallel processes of decolonization and nation building in the modern world."--Jacket flap.
Green Library
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692 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 32 cm.
  • Foreword I Printed Dutch Rutters and Charts for European Navigation up to c. 1585: an Overview I.1 The Earliest Dutch Printed Rutters and Charts I.2 The Pioneering Work of Cornelis Anthonisz. I.3 The Leeskaartboek van Wisbuy I.4 The Rutters of Govert Willemsz. van Hollesloot I.5 The Cartographical Work of Adriaen Gerritsz. I.6 Aelbert Haeyen's Amstelredamsche Zee-Caerten II Lucas Jansz. Waghenaer: Pioneer of Dutch Maritime Cartography II.1 Waghenaer and Enkhuizen II.2 The First Printed Sea Atlas: The Spieghel der Zeevaerdt, 1584/85 II.3 Waghenaer's Charts of Europe, 1583 and 1592 II.4 Unknown Charts by Lucas Jansz. Waghenaer II.5 Chart of Europe in Four Sheets, 1589 II.6 A Pilot Guide in oblong: The Thresoor der zee-vaert, 1592 II.7 Waghenaer's Enckhuyser Zee-caert-boeck, 1598 III Amsterdam: Distribution Centre of Geographical and Cartographical Knowledge IV A Landmark in Dutch Cartography: The Wall Map of the World by Petrus Plancius, 1592 V To Farther Horizons: A Set of Printed Dutch Charts with Coastlines beyond Europe (1592-1594) V.1 Map of the Azores, Canary Islands and Parts of the Iberian Peninsula and North-Western Africa V.2 Map of the Atlantic Ocean with the North-Western Coasts of Africa and a Part of Brazil between 31oN and 15oS V.3 Map of Southern Africa between 2oN and 44oS V.4 Map of the Indonesian Archipelago and the Philippines with Surrounding Regions V.5 Map of the Northern Atlantic Ocean V.6 Map of the Northern Part of South America down to 35oS V.7 Map of the Southern Part of South America and Magellanica V.8 Map of Europe VI Sixteenth-Century Dutch Cartography of the Mediterranean Sea VI.1 Ascendance of the Shipping through the Strait of Gibraltar (Straatvaart) VI.2 Willem Barentsz. and his Nieuwe beschryvinghe ende Caertboeck vande Midlandtsche Zee, 1595 VI.3 The Overview-map of the Mediterranian Sea VII Jan Huygen van Linschoten: Forerunner of Dutch Activities in Oversea VII.1 Jan Huygen van Linschoten (1562-1611) VII.2 The Publication of Van Linschoten's Itinerario, 1595/96 VII.3 The Maps in Van Linschoten's Itinerario VII.3.1 Map of the Atlantic Ocean between 8oN and 35oS VII.3.2 Map of the Western Indian Ocean between 8oN and 35oS VII.3.3 Map of the Northern Indian Ocean between 0o and 43oN VII.3.4 Map of the Indonesian Archipelago and Far East between 20oS and 40oN VII.3.5 Map of South America and a Part of Central America with Adjacent Islands VIII Amsterdam Publications on the Art of Navigation and Cosmography VIII.1 Pedro de Medina and his Arte de navegar VIII.2 William Bourne and his A Regiment for the Sea VIII.3 Rodrigo Zamorano and his Compendio de la arte de navegar VIII.4 Thomas Hood and his The Mariner's Guide VIII.5 Peter Apian and his Cosmographie VIII.6 Robert Hues and his Tractatus de globis IX The North Holland School of Cartography (c. 1580-c. 1620) X Cornelis Doedsz.: Caertschrijver woonende t'Edam inde Vierheems-Kinderen X.1 Life and Work X.2 A Chart for the Eastern and Northern Navigation, 1589 X.3 Two Manuscript Charts of Europe by Cornelis Doedsz. X.3.1 Chart of Europe of c. 1600 X.3.2 Chart of Europe, 1607 X.4 A Commercial Chart of Europe, 1602 X.5 Willem Jansz. [Blaeu]: Publisher of Charts of Europe by Cornelis Doedsz. X.5.1 Doedsz.'s Chart of 1605. X.5.2 Doedsz.'s Chart of 1606 X.6 Doedsz.'s Chart of Europe, Published by Dirck Pietersz. Pers, 1610 X.7 The Graetboeck Compiled by Cornelis Doedsz. X.8 The Atlantic Scene: The Chart of the Atlantic Ocean by Cornelis Doedsz., 1600 X.8.1 To New Horizons: Dutch Navigation to the West X.8.2 The Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, 1600 X.9 Chart of the Western Part of the Indian Ocean, [1601-1606] X.10 Following the Track of the Ship de Liefde: Three Dutch Charts in Tokyo X.11 A Chart of the Indische Noord, Attributed to Cornelis Doedsz., c. 1600 XI Evert Gijsbertsz.: Caertschrijver tot Edam in die Pascaert XI.1 A Masterpiece in Prague: Evert Gijsbertsz.'s Chart of Europe, 1598 XI.2 A Remarkable Chart of the North Sea, 1601 XI.3 Two Representation Charts in the Former Possession of Maurits, Prince of Nassau, [1596] XI.3.1 Chart of the West Indies and South America, Attributed to Evert Gijsbertsz. XI.3.2 Chart of Western Part of the Indian Ocean, Attributed to Evert Gijsbertsz. XI.4 A Show-piece in Sydney: Evert Gijsbertsz. 's Chart of the Indian Ocean and Far East, 1599 VII.5 A Navigation Chart of the Indian Ocean and Far East in Paris, 1599 XII The Manuscript Charts of the Atlantic Ocean by Jan Dircksz. Rijckemans and Claes Pietersz. XII.1 Chart of the Atlantic Ocean by Jan Dircksz. Rijckemans, 1599 XII.2 Chart of the Atlantic Ocean by Claes Pietersz., 1607 XIII The Harmen and Marten Jansz. Brothers: Caertschrijvers inden Pascarte Tot Edam XIII.1 Three World Maps in Manuscript by Harmen and Marten Jansz. XIII.1.1 The World Map in Paris, 1610 XIII.1.2 The World Map in Dresden, [1607-1610] XIII.1.3 The World Map in Greenwich, [1607-1610] XIII.2 The Charts of Europe in Manuscript and Print XIII.2.1 The Manuscript Copies XIII.2.2 The Charts Printed by Jan Evertsz. Cloppenburch XIII.3 Harmen Jansz.'s Manuscript Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, 1604 XIV The Edam Caert-Schrijvers as Chart-Suppliers for Voyages to the East XV At the Cartographical Cradle of New Netherlands XVI Joris Carolus: Stuyrman ende Caertschrijver tot Enchuysen XVI.1 Voyage of Discovery in 1614 XVI.2 Voyages to the North-West, 1615-1617 XVI.3 The Scientific Voyage of 1618 XVI.4 A Chart of the Danish Waters XVI.5 Charts of Iceland and the Northern Regions XVI.6 The Pilot Guide of 1634 Appendices 1 List of Charts in Waghenaer's Spieghel der Zeevaerdt, 1585. 2 List of Charts in Waghenaer's Thresoor der zee-vaert, 1592. Bibliography Index on Peronal Names.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004338029 20170515
Before Amsterdam developed into Europe's most important commercial hub in the seventeenth century, demanding and controlling manufacture of maps and sea-charts, a major School of Cartography already flourished in the so-called 'Kop van Noord-Holland', the region just north of Amsterdam. This School specialised in the production of small-scale charts of larger areas, like European coastlines, the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004338029 20170515
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
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372 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, facsimiles ; 27 x 30 cm
Green Library
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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)
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447 pages : maps ; 30 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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183 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimilies (some color), genealogical table, portraits (1 color) ; 30 cm
David Rumsey Map Center
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viii, 266 pages : illustration, maps (some color) ; 27 cm
  • 1. Shoki henshū gaihōzu
  • 2. Shoki gaihōzu sokuryō genzu
  • 3. Amerika Gikai Toshokanzō shoki gaihō sokuryō genzu dētabēsu kōchiku katei to mokuroku.
  • 1. 初期編集外邦図
  • 2. 初期外邦測量原図
  • 3. アメリカ議会図書館蔵・初期外邦測量原図データベース・構築過程と目錄.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
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1 online resource.
  • I The Phenomenon of Maps.- II Elements of the Map Contents with (0D) Reference Units.- III Elements of the Maps Contents with Linear (1d) Reference Units.- IV Elements of the Maps Contents with Surface (2d) Reference Units.- The Synthetic Structural Characteristics Determining the Qualificational Areas Division.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319473574 20170508
This book departs from typical cartography textbooks, which tend to focus on the characteristics of the methods and means of expression. Instead, it offers an explanation of the individual perspective on the map as a specific product of civilization, one that constitutes a component of social communication. The layout highlights the essential property of cartographic notation, namely: the way of forming the map's content elements, adjusted to its purpose. This property is ensured thanks to the dimension of reference units in relation to the observation scale of the objects, and by topological consistency between the reference units system and real layout of the objects. An exploration of the characteristics of various ways of depicting a map's content elements, organized in the reference units dimension, is preceded by a general section accentuating the position of cartography among other sciences, as well as the definition and general properties of a map. The book's closing chapter includes a separate textbook overview of the applications of taxonomic methods in cartography.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319473574 20170508
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xi, 192 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm.
  • Preface List of illustrations1. Introduction: Mapping the Holy Land2 Edward Robinson, Eli Smith and the cartography of Berghaus and Kiepert 3. The Land and the Map: C.W.M. van de Velde's Map of the Holy Land 4. August Petermann's Palestine maps Notes Archival sources Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784534547 20170703
Through a detailed study of the work of three of the leading figures of the era - Augustus Petermann, Physical Geographer Royal to Queen Victoria; cartographer Charles Meredith van de Velde, who produced the finest map of the region at the time; and Edward Robinson, founder of modern Palestinology - the authors explore the complex cultural, cartographic and technical processes that shaped and determined the resulting maps of the region. Making full use of newly discovered archival material, and richly illustrated in both colour and black and white, Mapping the Holy Land is essential reading for cartographers, historical geographers, historians of mapmaking, and for all those with an interest in the Holy Land and the history of Palestine.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784534547 20170703
Green Library
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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)
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345 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
  • Les paradoxes du globe (XVe-XVIIIe siècle) -- Cartes sur places -- Le dispositif du Vous êtes ici (VEI) -- Carte, temps et récit -- Maquettes de paysage en cinq mots. Dictionnaire miniature -- Corps -- La carte itinéraire: un bricolage savant -- Rencontre entre cartographies et partitions : la figuration de l'expérience -- Une carte hors du temps -- Réincarnations cartographiques -- L'Homme du commerce, carte anthropomorphique rétrograde ou annonciatrice ? -- Support et matériaux -- La cartographie et ses matérialités induites : les objets intermédiaires de la carte -- Le pli, potentiel et plus actuel que jamais -- Plans en relief, pouvoir et élitisme dans la France d'Ancien Régime -- Cartes sur table, cartes sur écran -- Michelin, de la carte accordéon au guidage en temps réel -- Rencontres -- Cartographie coloniale et savoirs vernaculaires -- Accéder à la carte. L'exemple des cartographies autochtones chez les Lil'wat -- Rencontres à la frontière -- Migrations et métamorphose des formes et des savoirs (Europe - Asie, XIIIe-XVIIe siècle) -- Les cartes du Géoweb -- Imaginaires -- Amour sacré, amour profane. L'espace des cartes comme allégorie -- Cartes imaginaires et forgeries -- La carte des frères Zeno (1558), une imposture cartographique ? -- Mappe, matrice et méthodes littéraires -- L'attrait des cartes -- Les cartes de Donald Duck.
Green Library
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xv, 267 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • 1. Maps and Patents2. Pinpointing Location3. Showing the Way4. Folding, Unfolding5. World Views6. Global Affairs7. Current EventsAppendix: How to Find a Patent.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319510392 20170703
This book explores the US patent system, which helped practical minded innovators establish intellectual property rights and fulfill the need for achievement that motivates inventors and scholars alike. In this sense, the patent system was a parallel literature: a vetting institution similar to the conventional academic-scientific-technical journal insofar as the patent examiner was both editor and peer reviewer, while the patent attorney was a co-author or ghost writer. In probing evolving notions of novelty, non-obviousness, and cumulative innovation, Mark Monmonier examines rural address guides, folding schemes, world map projections, diverse improvements of the terrestrial globe, mechanical route-following machines that anticipated the GPS navigator, and the early electrical you-are-here mall map, which opened the way for digital cartography and provided fodder for patent trolls, who treat the patent largely as a license to litigate.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319510392 20170703
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Map
144 pages : color maps ; 24 cm
Portulan-Karten waren ein beliebter Kartentyp zur Wiedergabe geographischen Wissens am Übergang vom Mittelalter zur Neuzeit. Der Name leitet sich ab von lat. portus (Hafen), denn Portulan-Karten zeigen vor allem die Meeresküsten mit den Hafenstädten. Battista Agnese leitete in Venedig die seinerzeit marktbeherrschende Werkstatt. Der Kasseler Atlas stammt aus Agneses wegweisender mittlerer Schaffenszeit. Er wurde 1542 fertig gestellt und gelangte 1686 nach Kassel, wo er als Kunst- und Prestigeobjekt diente. Die gut erhaltene, farbenprächtige Ausgabe ist äußerst akkurat ausgeführt und findet sich in diesem Band erstmals vollständig reproduziert. Der dekorative Tafelteil wird von einer Einführung zu Gattung, Autor und Werk, einer Handschriftenbeschreibung sowie Kommentaren der einzelnen Karten begleitet. Der Anhang bietet ein Verzeichnis aller Portulan-Atlanten des Battista Agnese.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Book
xiii, 234 pages : color illustrations, maps (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: Why this book is a detective story
  • War and peace : the background of the story... from Napoleon's march on Moscow to the collapse of the Soviet Union
  • Capturing the world... on paper : describing the style, content, and symbology of the Red Army's maps of the world
  • Plots and plans : the overt and covert methods of the Soviet cartographers
  • Resurrection : the discovery of the maps after the fall of the Soviet Union and their continuing significance today
  • Appendix 1: Examples of maps of various series and scales
  • Appendix 2: References and resources
  • Appendix 3: Translation of typical city plan "Spravka"
  • Appendix 4: Translation of typical topographic map "Spravka"
  • Appendix 5: Symbols and annotation
  • Appendix 6: Glossary of common terms and abbreviations
  • Appendix 7: Print codes
  • Appendix 8: Secrecy and control.
Nearly thirty years after the end of the Cold War, its legacy and the accompanying Russian-American tension continues to loom large. Russia's access to detailed information on the United States and its allies may not seem so shocking in this day of data clouds and leaks, but long before we had satellite imagery of any neighborhood at a finger's reach, the amount the Soviet government knew about your family's city, street, and even your home would astonish you. Revealing how this was possible, The Red Atlas is the never-before-told story of the most comprehensive mapping endeavor in history and the surprising maps that resulted. From 1950 to 1990, the Soviet Army conducted a global topographic mapping program, creating large-scale maps for much of the world that included a diversity of detail that would have supported a full range of military planning. For big cities like New York, DC, and London to towns like Pontiac, MI and Galveston, TX, the Soviets gathered enough information to create street-level maps. What they chose to include on these maps can seem obvious like locations of factories and ports, or more surprising, such as building heights, road widths, and bridge capacities. Some of the detail suggests early satellite technology, while other specifics, like detailed depictions of depths and channels around rivers and harbors, could only have been gained by actual Soviet feet on the ground. The Red Atlas includes over 350 extracts from these incredible Cold War maps, exploring their provenance and cartographic techniques as well as what they can tell us about their makers and the Soviet initiatives that were going on all around us. A fantastic historical document of an era that sometimes seems less distant, The Red Atlas offers an uncanny view of the world through the eyes of Soviet strategists and spies.
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Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Book
578 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
  • Einleitung
  • Die Angielinis, ihr Werk und Wirken
  • Wien als Festungsstadt
  • Terminologie und Onomastik
  • Internet
  • Abbildungen
  • Dank
  • Die Familie Angielini und ihr kartografisches Schaffen
  • Biografisches
  • Natale Angielini
  • Nicolò Angielini
  • Paolo Angielini
  • Das beruflich-persönliche Umfeld der Angielinis
  • Das kartografische Werk der Familie Angielini
  • Die Überlieferungen der "Angielini"-Atlanten in Wien, Dresden und Karlsruhe
  • Exkurs : die in den fünf "Angielini"-Atlanten vorkommenden Wasserzeichen
  • Analyse und Autopsie der fünf "Angielini"-Atlanten
  • Die beiden Wiener Atlanten
  • ÖNB Cod. 8609 Han
  • ÖNB Cod. 8607 Han
  • Der Karlsruher Atlas
  • Die beiden Dresdner Atlanten
  • Dresden Nr. 11
  • Dresden Nr. 6
  • Beurteilung des kartografischen Gesamtwerks der Familie Angielini
  • Der in den "Angielini"-Atlanten erfasste Raum
  • Der ungarische Raum und die Stadt Wien in frühen kartografischen Zeugnissen
  • Ungarn auf frühen Karten
  • Die frühe Wiener Stadtkartografie und ihre Stellung im internationalen Vergleich
  • Der frühneuzeitliche Festungsbau in Theorie und Praxis
  • Forschungsüberblick
  • Zu den Anfängen der neuen Festungstechnik
  • Zur Entwicklung der Festungstraktate
  • Zur Bedeutung von Festungstraktaten für das Schaffen der Angielinis
  • Festungsarchitektur und-technik aus der Sicht von Regenten
  • Wien wird Festungsstadt : der Ausbau nach der Belagerung von 1529 bis in die Mitte der 1560er Jahre
  • Die fortifikatorischen Folgen der Ersten Türkenbelagerung von Wien im Jahr 1529
  • Zustand der Stadtbefestigung zum Zeitpunkt der Ersten Türkenbelagerung
  • Erste Ausbauphase
  • Bau der ersten Basteien, Reparaturen und Verbesserungen
  • Ausbau auf der Seite des Wienflusses
  • Zweite Ausbauphase von 1544 bis 1552-55
  • Überblick
  • Bastei zwischen Burg-und Schottentor
  • Bastei bei den Predigern
  • Bastei beim Kärntner Tor
  • Obere Paradeisbastei
  • Untere Paradeisbastei
  • Erweiterung des Stadtgrabens
  • Dritte Ausbauphase von 1557 bis 1563
  • Überblick
  • Kurtinen
  • Elend-und Neutorbastei, Arsenal
  • Piattaforma
  • Biberbastei
  • Die Folgen der Finanzkrise
  • Arbeiten am Stadtgraben
  • Ausklingen der dritten Ausbauphase
  • Der Festungsbau aus umwelthistorischer Perspektive
  • Saisonales Bauen
  • Der ökologische Fussabdruck des Festungsbaus
  • Holz
  • Ressourcenknappheit führt zu Innovation
  • Die Nachfrage nach Brennholz : Versuch einer Schätzung
  • Autopsie und Kontextualisierung der drei "Angielini"-Pläne von Wien
  • Das weitere Umfeld : eine Annäherung an die Stadt
  • Die sogenannte "Schüttinselkarte"
  • Die unmittelbare Umgebung der Stadt
  • Die Gewässertopografie im direkten Umland der Stadt
  • Die Vorstädte : ein Problem der Verteidigung
  • Die östlichen Vorstadtareale auf den "Angielini"-Plänen
  • Der Plan zur Umsiedlung der Vorstädte auf die "Insel" und die Rolle der Donau
  • Die Befestigung
  • Bastei bei dem Burgtor
  • Bastei zwischen Burg-und Schottentor
  • Bastei beim Schottentor
  • Elendbastei
  • Arsenal und Reste der mittelalterlichen Stadtmauer
  • Neutorbastei
  • Mittelalterliche Stadtmauer zwischen Werdertor und Piattaforma samt neuer Kurtine
  • Piattaforma
  • Mittelalterliche Stadtmauer zwischen Piattaforma und Biberbastei
  • Biberbastei
  • Bastei bei den Predigern
  • Stubentor und angrenzende Kurtinen
  • Untere Paradeisbastei
  • Unteres Zeughaus auf der Seilerstätte
  • Obere Paradeisbastei
  • Bastei beim Kärntner Tor
  • Mittelalterliche Stadtmauer und sogenannter Augustinerturm
  • Stadtgraben
  • Resümee
  • Das Stadtinnere
  • Gebäudedarstellungen
  • Zusammenfassende Beobachtungen
  • Zusammenfassung und Summary
  • Zusammenfassung
  • Summary
  • Tafeln
  • Anhang
  • Die mit dem kartografischen Schaffen der Familie Angielini in Verbindung stehenden kartografischen Darstellungen
  • Landkarten und chorografische Karten
  • Stadtpläne, Festungsgrundrisse und-schrägansichten
  • Anzahl der in den "Angielini"-Atlanten enthaltenen Stadtpläne, Festungsgrundrisse und schrägansichten
  • Reihenfolge der in den Überlieferungen der "Angielini"-Atlanten enthaltenen kartografischen Darstellungen
  • Konkordanz der in den Stadtplänen, Festungsgrundrissen und -schrägansichten der "Angielini"-Atlanten verwendeten Ortsnamen
  • Italienische Festungsbaumeister des 16. Jahrhunderts (bis ca. 1580) und ihre Einsatzgebiete im habsburgisch-osmanischen Grenzbereich
  • Festungsbautraktate des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts und ihre Autoren
  • Chronologisches Verzeichnis der im Buch häufig verwendeten Wien-Pläne und Wien-Ansichten (15.-18. Jahrhundert)
  • Glossar
  • Verzeichnisse
  • Masse, Gewichte und Währung
  • Abkürzungen und Siglen
  • Verzeichnis der verwendeten Originalquellen und Literatur
  • Archiv-und Bibliotheksbestände sowie Archivbehelfe
  • Gedruckte Werke
  • Abbildungsverzeichnis
  • Register der Orts-und Personennamen.
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